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Married Men

Author:

Georgie Carter

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If you are a wedding planner by trade then it's best not to have affairs with married men. This is a view that Robyn Hood (yes, her parents really did do this to her) would subscribe to, but when she meets Jonathan sticking to principles suddenly seems pointless... After a delicious dalliance the pressures mount up: keeping it secret turns from being an aphrodisiac to a source of guilt. Against the backdrop of organising the high profile wedding of a rock star's daughter, Robyn comes to see that there are some interesting single Best Men about...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781842628362

Published:

01-07-2011

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Nelly Dean

Author:

Alison Case

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Nelly Dean has been young Hindley Earnshaw's closest companion for as long as she can remember, living at the great house, Wuthering Heights. But when the benevolence of Hindley's father brings an untameable orphan boy into the house, Nelly must follow in her mother's footsteps, and give up her freedom to serve the family. Then a new heir is born and a reign of violence begins that will test Nelly's spirit, and show her what it is to know true sacrifice...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750542883

Published:

01-07-2016

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An Englishwoman In New York

Author:

Anne-Marie Casey

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When Lucy's husband loses his job and is relocated to New York, she is forced to give up her posh London life and move to a tiny Manhattan apartment. Homesick and resentful at first, Lucy soon finds herself embarking on an exhilarating new affair - no, not with her husband (although she is surprised to find they do still love each other), but with the city itself and the three women she meets at the school gates who, against all odds, become her friends...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444818918

Published:

01-03-2014

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A Land More Kind Than Home

Author:

Wiley Cash

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One Sunday, nine-year-old Jess Hall watches in horror as his autistic brother is smothered during a healing service in the mountains of North Carolina. The unimaginable violence that follows must be untangled by a local sheriff with his own tragic past.

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444814415

Published:

01-03-2013

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What Might Have Been Me

Author:

Yvonne Cassidy

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When Carla Matthews' friends go back to college in Ireland at the end of the summer, she decides to stay in New York. She's fallen in love, with her boyfriend and the city. Here, she can write, go to the best universities, become the person she wants to be - something she can't do in Dublin, with her mother, her sister and the memories of her father's death. But when she receives a phone call from home with some devastating news, Carla has to choose between her life in the States and her life back in Ireland. As she grapples with difficult decisions, she begins to understand that her reasons for staying in New York may not have been quite as simple as she thought...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444817287

Published:

01-11-2013

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Don't Tell Me You're Afraid

Author:

Giuseppe Catozzella

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Samia Omar grows up in war-torn Somalia, dreaming of being a world-class sprinter. She sleeps with a photo of Mo Farah by her bed and trains hard. After achieving a place on the national team to compete in the Beijing Olympics, she sets her sights on the 2012 games in London. But with the war encroaching on the lives of her family, Samia decides to join her sister and make the treacherous journey to Europe, putting her life and her dreams in the hands of traffickers...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444835847

Published:

01-02-2018

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Y

Author:

Marjorie Celona

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'My life begins at the Y...' Abandoned as a newborn at the doors of the local YMCA and then bounced between foster homes, Shannon eventually finds stability in the home of Miranda, a single mother with a daughter of her own. But as Shannon grows, so do her questions. Will she ever belong? Who is her true family? And why would her parents give up Shannon on the day she was born? The answers lie in the heartrending tale of her mother, a headstrong young woman trapped in a tragic series of events that will destroy her family and test the limits of her compassion and sacrifice.

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444819106

Published:

01-04-2014

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Everyone Is Beautiful

Author:

Katherine Center

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Piling everything she owns into her car, Lanie leaves family and friends behind - all so her husband can be a professional musician. But Lanie suddenly realises that she once had dreams too. If only she could remember what they were. Fifteen years, three babies and many more pounds after she said 'I do', Lanie longs to feel like her old self again. It's time to fish her va-va-voom out of the nappy bin and find the woman she was before motherhood - harder said than done, when by finding herself she seems to be losing everything else in the process.

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444808841

Published:

01-11-2011

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The Great Deception

Author:

Joy Chambers

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New South Wales, 1947. When Shelly Wareing's husband Cole vanishes into the night, leaving only a note to say that he will come back no matter how long it takes, Shelly is bewildered. What could be the reason for his sudden disappearance? Is it a coincidence that only hours earlier she had received a visit from a US officer who claimed he was Cole's friend? Searching for clues, Shelly discovers a box containing Nazi medals, an SS ring and a photo of a radiantly beautiful woman signed, 'My darling Cole, we'll live together after the war.' Shelly is astounded: who exactly is the man she married? Determined to uncover the truth, she sets out to track down Laetitia de Witt, the woman pictured in the photograph...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444816952

Published:

01-10-2013

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Both Sides Of The Fence

Author:

Jean Chapman

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John Cannon gave up his Metropolitan Police career for his partner, Liz Makepeace, when he took revenge on those who had hurt her whilst she was working undercover. Now the troubled couple must make a new life for themselves as proprietors of 'The Trap', a Fenland public house. In time, they find happiness and come to love this strange land of marshes and dykes, but when a young girl is found unconscious, bringing the ruthless world of crime, assassination and greed back into their lives, Cannon knows that if he fails Liz this time both their lives will be over.

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750534307

Published:

01-05-2011

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The House Behind The Cedars

Author:

Charles W. Chesnutt

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North Carolina, 1860s: Ten years ago, John Walden, of mixed racial ancestry and light-skinned, left his home and family to forge a new life for himself as a white lawyer in Clarence, South Carolina. Now the widowed John returns, asking his sister Rena to join him and help to care for his baby son. Rena, also able to pass as white, seizes this opportunity with alacrity. But both Waldens know that the truth of their bloodline can never be revealed. And when Rena begins to fall in love with George Tryon, she finds herself burdened by the family secret...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444834406

Published:

01-10-2017

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Manalive

Author:

G.K. Chesterton

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Mr. Innocent Smith skips joyously through life, his eccentric conduct amusing, irritating and baffling those around him by turns. When he finds himself accused of theft, polygamy, and attempted murder, he is saved from being carted off to prison or an asylum only by the suggestion of the sardonic Irish journalist Michael Moon, who proposes that they instead conduct a private court of inquiry right there. As Smith expounds upon his life history and the reasons behind his actions, it becomes clear that, far from being afflicted by madness, he appears to be the sanest of them all...

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444834048

Published:

01-09-2017

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