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Harriet Lane has created a taut, unnerving thriller in Her that will keep you in its hold until the devastating conclusion.

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"If you want to be a Winslow you will have to change what being a Winslow means. You will have to take them all down."

Lucy Ivison and Tom Ellen
Review by Caroline Carpenter

Sam and Hannah are finishing their A-levels and preparing for university by making plans to get drunk, party with friends and lose their virginity.

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The Quarry
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The Quarry is the final novel of the late Scottish writer Iain Banks.

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In the year 1137, at the age of 13, Alienor became the Duchess of Aquitaine when her father dies.

The Road Between Us
Nigel Farndale
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The Road Between Us is a powerful and moving story of redemption, grief and love lost from the Costa Prize-shortlisted author of The Blasphemer, Nigel Farndale.

The Second-Last Woman in England
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Review by Emma Henaughan

In May 1953 thousands of people line the streets of London, eagerly anticipating a glimpse of their new queen on her coronation day.

The Skull and the Nightingale
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Review by Alexandra Murphy

Living in London is a young man's game, and the venerable Mr Gilbert can no longer consider it an option, despite how keen he is to experience the life of the capital with all its grime, debauchery

Waiting for Wednesday
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Review by Alice Aguilar

Frieda Klein has recently escaped danger with barely a grip on her life. As a psychotherapist she knows how fragile she is, and how one trigger can send her mind reeling.

Anne Frank
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In writing such a compelling, intriguing biography of one of the most iconic people of the 20th century, Melissa Muller has managed to shine new light through old windo

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