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Every Single Minute

Author:

Hugo Hamilton

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Touring Berlin together, Una and Liam unwind their pasts in small leaps of memory, both trying to make sense of their lives. They are all the more honest because they are pressed for time - Una has just a little over a week to live. She speaks of the key events in her life: her lovers; her famous father; her alcoholic mother; and the death of her younger brother, for which she still holds her father responsible. Meanwhile, for Liam, the weekend becomes a lesson in true living from a friend he is about to lose.

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444824346

Published:

01-06-2015

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Hand In The Fire

Author:

Hugo Hamilton

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Vid Cosic is a Serbian immigrant whose friendship with a young Dublin lawyer, Kevin Concannon, is overshadowed by a violent incident... The legal fallout draws Vid into the heart of the Concannon family, working for them as a carpenter and becoming involved in their troubled story. There, he's compelled to investigate the emerging details of a young woman from Connemara, denounced by the church and whose pregnant body was washed up on the Aran Islands many years ago. Was it murder or suicide? And what dark impact does this event in the past still have on the Concannon family now?

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444808254

Published:

01-09-2011

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Midnight On Lime Street

Author:

Ruth Hamilton

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What possible connections might exist between an old shoe-seller, some ladies of the night, two nuns, a philanthropist, a serial killer, Liverpool Lime Street and a mansion in Southport? The answer lies in love, friendship and the determination to endure all the way to the winning post. Eve, owner and madam at Meadowbank Farm, is keen to secure a deal that keeps her in pocket and her clients happy. Meanwhile, a deranged killer walks the Dock Road. 'Inspired' by a vision, he seeks to clean up Liverpool. When he finds Eve's farm, he plans to cast his net on what promises to be a great catch.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750543323

Published:

01-11-2016

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Sixty Summers

Author:

Amanda Hampson

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When Maggie, Fran and Rose backpacked through Europe in 1978, they had dreams and ambitions. Forty years later, the three friends are turning sixty, each of them restless and disenchanted with their lives. Fran's disappointing lover is drifting away and her future is uncertain. Maggie's indulged twin daughters are causing havoc, and her elderly mother-in-law has moved in. Rose has been an off-sider for a hopelessly vague but academically brilliant husband and their two sons, but time is now running out for her to fulfil her own ambitions. In an attempt to recapture the freedom and purpose they once possessed, they decide to retrace the steps of their backpacking trip and set off on an odyssey that will test their friendship, challenge their beliefs, and redefine the third age of their lives.

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781787822603

Published:

01-03-2020

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Home Front

Author:

Kristin Hannah

Synopsis:

A deeply honest and provocative story of a husband and wife, in love and at war... From a distance, Michael and Jolene Zarkades seem to have it all: a solid dependable marriage, exciting careers and children they adore. But after twelve blissful years together, the couple have lost their way. They are unhappy and edging towards divorce. Then an unexpected deployment tears their already fragile family apart, sending one of them deep into harm's way and leaving the other at home, caring for the children and waiting for news. When the worst happens, each must face their darkest fear and fight for the future of their family.

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780753191019

Published:

01-02-2014

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The Way We Were

Author:

Maeve Haran

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Rachel is a promising A-level student - until she falls for sexy, dangerous Marko (Heathcliff with a nose stud). Her mother, Catherine, is trying to be a good parent and work colleague - but wishes the attentions of her attractive boss didn't suddenly seem so alluring. Grandmother Lavinia is certain of her values, protecting the country village she loves from change - until the return of a long-lost love reminds her that life moves on, for people as well as places. Is it too late for her to embrace change and find happiness? After all these years - and a lifetime divided by convention - could they really throw other people's expectations to the wind and be the way they were?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444833539

Published:

01-08-2017

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Enon

Author:

Paul Harding

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The Crosbys had lived in modest bliss in the small idyllic town of Enon for generations. But after the tragic loss of his thirteen-year-old daughter, Charlie Crosby finds himself the last living member of his family. Paralyzed by his loss, Charlie allows his relationship with his wife to rapidly disintegrate. His despair spreads like a disease and he finds himself living in squalor with a heavy dependence on pain-killers. Unable to lift himself out of his misery, Charlie embarks on a dreamlike form of remembering, wandering the forgotten paths of the town, and of his history, in an attempt to make sense of his loss.

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444822540

Published:

01-01-2015

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Cold Feet: The Lost Years

Author:

Carmel Harrington

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Reeling from the sudden death of Rachel, his beloved wife, Adam has no time to grieve. He has to keep going, for the sake of their baby son... Jenny moves back in with her ex-husband Pete, eight and a half months pregnant with another man's child. Can their relationship overcome past jealousies? And Karen and David agree to an amicable divorce - but that's before he sleeps with the divorce lawyer... From Manchester to Belfast and back, these tales of the original characters from the hit TV show bridge the gap between the old series and the new - with plenty of tears, laughter and friendship in true COLD FEET style. 

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444838343

Published:

01-10-2018

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The Strawberry Thief

Author:

Joanne Harris

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Vianne Rocher has settled down. Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, the place that once rejected her, has finally become her home. With Rosette, her 'special' child, she runs her chocolate shop in the square, talks to her friends on the river, is part of the community. Even Reynaud, the priest, has become a friend. But when old Narcisse the florist dies, leaving a parcel of land to Rosette and a written confession to Reynaud, the life of the sleepy village is once more thrown into disarray. The arrival of Narcisse's relatives, the departure of an old friend and the opening of a mysterious new shop in the place of the florist's across the square all seem to herald some kind of change: a confrontation, a turbulence - even, perhaps, a murder...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444844535

Published:

01-04-2020

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Vigilante

Author:

Shelley Harris

Synopsis:

Jenny Pepper manages a charity bookshop and looks after her husband and daughter - but it feels like something is missing in her life. An invitation to a fancy dress party sparks her interest, and she decides to go as a female superhero. On her way to the party she stumbles across a woman being mugged, and she intervenes. Feeling an adrenalin rush and a sense of satisfaction, Jenny wants to do it again - to right wrongs and fight for justice. The masked mystery woman catches the imagination of the public and the press; and backed up by self-defence classes and basic common sense, Jenny soon becomes a local legend. But can she incorporate what she has learned into her everyday life, rather than throwing it all away - the good as well as the bad?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785411991

Published:

01-06-2016

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Vigilante

Author:

Shelley Harris

Synopsis:

Jenny Pepper manages a charity bookshop and looks after her husband and daughter - but it feels like something is missing in her life. An invitation to a fancy dress party sparks her interest, and she decides to go as a female superhero. On her way to the party she stumbles across a woman being mugged, and she intervenes. Feeling an adrenalin rush and a sense of satisfaction, Jenny wants to do it again - to right wrongs and fight for justice. The masked mystery woman catches the imagination of the public and the press; and backed up by self-defence classes and basic common sense, Jenny soon becomes a local legend. But can she incorporate what she has learned into her everyday life, rather than throwing it all away - the good as well as the bad?

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785412059

Published:

01-06-2017

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A Pug Like Percy

Author:

Fiona Harrison

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Percy the pug is homeless, abandoned by his owner at an animal rescue centre on a cold winter's night. So when he finds a loving new home with Gail, his deepest wish is that this time, it's forever. Gail, meanwhile, hopes that Percy will be the little miracle that her family so desperately needs. Her young daughter Jenny is in and out of hospital, and she's only just holding things together with her husband Simon. With the family at breaking point, and Christmas just around the corner, is Percy the furry friend they've all been waiting for?

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444835519

Published:

01-01-2018

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