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Another quiet day in the police station of Bull's Mouth, or so it seems, until Dispatch Officer Ian Hunt realises it's his daughter Maggie making a 911 call—and she's been missing, believed dead, for the past seven years.

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St John Fox kills women for a living, purely to entertain others. The celebrated American novelist has a habit of murdering his heroines and Mary Foxe wants him to change. Mary is the woman of his dreams: beautiful, intelligent, witty, challenging . . . and imaginary.

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Marina is sent from Minnesota to the Brazilian jungle in search of a colleague, gone missing while investigating the progress of reclusive Dr Swenson's revolutionary drug. Such a synopsis does nothing to convey the richness of this book.

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Babbit lives with the Big One
and the Little One. When the Little One is not watching,
Babbit gets ‘grabbed' by the Witchy One and her mean
friends. Just in the nick of time the Big One and the Little One come to Babbit's rescue.

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Babbit lives with the Big One
and the Little One. When the Little One is not watching,
Babbit gets ‘grabbed' by the Witchy One and her mean
friends. Just in the nick of time the Big One and the Little One come to Babbit's rescue.

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Julie Myerson's eighth novel, Then, marks her return to the disturbing themes that characterised her earlier works of dark fiction, this time in the previously unexplored dystopian setting of a post-apocalyptic London.

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In Higashino's first book to be translated into English, we quickly learn who the murderer is, but that's inconsequential to the plot, which concerns whether Yasuko and her neighbour Ishigami, a mathematician, can get away with it.

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This atmospheric novel tells the story of Jeanne, a young French exile orphaned by the Wars of Religion on the continent and brought to London disguised as a boy.

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George Pelecanos' The Cut introduces Spero Lucas, a veteran of the Iraq war, who acts as an unlicensed investigator and all-around finder of lost things. When he is hired by a jailed drugs baron, Lucas finds his streetwise knowledge and fighting abilities are put to a rigorous test.

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One of those rare books that stays with you well after turning the last page, Vanessa Diffenbaugh's début novel is a beautiful and haunting tale of discovering love in the most unlikely of circumstances.

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