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The Sacred Heart Catholic church, with its small but loyal band of parishioners, finds itself the subject of intense curiosity when news gets out of a miracle within its hallowed walls: a statue of Jesus Christ has apparently bled from its wounds, witnessed by Mary-Margaret O'Reilly before she cr

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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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The ramifications of a fatal road traffic collision in Brighton upon the life of young professional Carly Chase provide the perhaps unpromising premise of Dead Man's Grip, the seventh DS Roy Grace novel by Peter James.

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A bittersweet memoir of a young girl growing up in 1960s Iran under the shadow of her self-involved parents, Farangi Girl is a moving portrayal of the relationship between a mother and her daughter.

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A treat for lovers of beautifully-penned literary fiction, Foreign Bodies is a tale of families, love and self-deception. Set in 1950s America and France, Ozick's novel pinpoints the unravelling of the Nachtigalls family.

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