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Blind

Author:

Cath Weeks

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Twyla Ridley - resourceful, optimistic - has just had her first child. It's what she and her husband, Dylan, have always wished for. However, Charlie is blind. For the first time in her adult life, Twyla feels truly tested. She cherishes her son, showering him with love and boundless affection - but there's a part of her that aches for him to see. So Twyla throws herself into motherhood with a very private agenda, because maybe, if she strives hard enough, she'll be able to find a way to fix him. But is it a risk worth taking?

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444831818

Published:

01-03-2017

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Before The Fall

Author:

Juliet West

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Across the channel, the Great War rages; in London's East End, with her husband fighting, Hannah Lockwood struggles to hold everything together. But when Hannah takes a job in a cafe, she discovers a glimpse of freedom away from her needy young children, her spiteful sister and desperately ill father. While the conflict drags on, Hannah battles with the overwhelming burden of 'duty'. She has sacrificed so much for a husband who left her behind, a husband who may never come home. Then, when she meets Daniel - thoughtful, intelligent, quietly captivating - Hannah finds herself faced with the most dangerous of temptations...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750540315

Published:

01-03-2015

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Give Me Tomorrow

Author:

Jeanne Whitmee

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When Frank Davies marries a younger woman, Susan, his ten-year-old daughter Louise feels pushed out - and even more so when baby Karen arrives. Neither her father's outrageous spoiling of her, nor the drama school to which she is sent to pursue her dream, is enough to distract Louise from the void left by her absent mother. Now, years later, with her father gone, Louise is obsessed with finding her mother, while distancing herself from her family and spitefully making trouble for Karen whenever the opportunity arises. Karen has her own family problems to deal with, while Susan longs to see her girls reconciled and to pick up the threads of her own life again. Eventually each woman, in her own way, is shown the path to happiness. But will they take it?

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444833959

Published:

01-09-2017

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Boxer Handsome

Author:

Anna Whitwham

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Boxing runs in Bobby's blood. His Irish dad was a boxer, and so was his Jewish grandfather - yanked up by their collars at Clapton Bow Boys Club, taught how to box and stay out of trouble. So Bobby knows he shouldn't be messing in street brawls a week before his big fight with Connor 'the Gypsy Boy', an Irish traveller from around the way. They're fighting over Theresa, a traveller girl with Connor's name on her. But Bobby is handsome, like his dad. Boxer handsome. For Bobby, the ring is everywhere, and he can't afford to lose...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444823165

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01-03-2015

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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime And Other Stories

Author:

Oscar Wilde

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In the first of these short mystery stories, LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME is murder. When Lord Savile's palm is read, he's informed that he will be a murderer, and he realises that if he wants to marry, he has no right to do so until he has committed the murder. But despite his efforts, his first two 'victims' completely fail to be harmed by his lethal intentions. Thinking that his marriage plans are doomed, he encounters the same palm reader by the bank of the river Thames - and suddenly realises that his task, at last, can be fulfilled.

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444811056

Published:

01-05-2012

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The Happy Prince And Other Tales

Author:

Oscar Wilde

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THE HAPPY PRINCE AND OTHER TALES is a collection of fables - THE HAPPY PRINCE had been, in life, a joyful personality. However, now, immortalised by a gold and jewel encrusted statue, he's saddened by the poverty of his citizens. Unable to move, he enlists the help of a swallow to help his people... In THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE, a nightingale overhears a student complaining that his professor's daughter will not dance with him, as he is unable to give her a red rose. But will the nightingale's sacrifice be enough?

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444811414

Published:

01-06-2012

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The Invisible Crowd

Author:

Ellen Wiles

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2 March, 1975: In Asmara, Eritrea, Yonas Kelati is born into a world of turmoil. At the same time, on the same day, Jude Munroe takes her first breath in London, England. Thirty years later, blacklisted in his war-ravaged country, Yonas has no option but to flee his home. After a terrible journey, he arrives on a bleak English coast. Overworked barrister Jude has already packed up for the day when Yonas's asylum case lands on her desk. Opening the file, she finds a patchwork of witness statements. A lifetime the same length as her own, reduced to a few scraps of paper. Soon Jude will stand up in court and tell Yonas's story. And how she tells it will change his life forever...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444839661

Published:

01-01-2019

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Homecomings

Author:

Marcia Willett

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At the end of the row of fishermen's cottages by the harbour's edge stands an old granite house. First it belonged to Ned's parents; then Ned dropped anchor here after a life at sea and called it home. His nephew Hugo moved in too, swapping London for the small Cornish fishing village where he'd spent so many happy holidays - and now other friends and relations are being drawn to the house. Among them is Dossie, lonely after her parents died and her son remarried. And cousin Jamie, coming home after more than a year, since his career as an RAF pilot was abruptly cut short. Both have to adjust to a new way of life. As newcomers arrive and old friends reunite, secrets are uncovered, relationships are forged and tested, and romance is kindled...

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785417160

Published:

01-05-2019

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Indian Summer

Author:

Marcia Willett

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For renowned actor Mungo, his quiet home village in Devon provides the perfect retreat. Close by are his brother and his wife, and the rural location makes his home the ideal getaway for his old friends in London. Among those is Kit, who comes to stay for the summer, bringing with her a letter from her first and only love, Jake, as well as a heart in turmoil. Years have passed since Kit and Jake last saw each other, and now he has written to Kit asking to meet again. As the summer unfolds, secrets are uncovered that will shatter the sleepy community, and even tear a family apart. But those involved soon realize that the only way to move forward might be to confront the past...

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785411014

Published:

01-10-2015

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Indian Summer

Author:

Marcia Willett

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For renowned actor Mungo, his quiet home village in Devon provides the perfect retreat. Close by are his brother and his wife, and the rural location makes his home the ideal getaway for his old friends in London. Among those is Kit, who comes to stay for the summer, bringing with her a letter from her first and only love, Jake, as well as a heart in turmoil. Years have passed since Kit and Jake last saw each other, and now he has written to Kit asking to meet again. As the summer unfolds, secrets are uncovered that will shatter the sleepy community, and even tear a family apart. But those involved soon realize that the only way to move forward might be to confront the past...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785411076

Published:

01-10-2016

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Reflections

Author:

Marcia Willett

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After her husband dies, Cara impulsively sells their London home and goes to stay with her brother in Devon. There, she begins to look back on her life while planning her next move. Cosmo has temporarily escaped the city, finding the south-west a relaxing and appealing fit, especially when he meets local girl Amy. But is he being truthful about what he's left behind? Graduate Sam is set to follow in his naval father's footsteps, but despite his secure future he feels cast adrift. Forging a bond across generations, can he and Cara help each other find the way to a new, happy chapter? Reflections ebb and flow as the estuary meets the sea...and Cara, Cosmo and Sam learn that for everything lost, there is something to be gained.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785418006

Published:

01-12-2019

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Seven Days In Summer

Author:

Marcia Willett

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Busy mum of twins Liv is looking forward to a week at the Beach Hut in Devon, even if she feels that something's not right between her and Matt. She's sure he's just too busy at work to join them on their summer holiday... Baz loves having his family to stay by the sea, but when an unexpected guest arrives, he finds himself torn between the past and the future... Still reeling from a break-up, all Sofia wants is a quiet summer - until she meets Baz and her plans are turned upside down. She knows she's rushing into things, but could this week at the Beach Hut be the start of something new? As tensions rise over seven days in summer, the lives of the holidaymakers begin to take an unexpected turn...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785414992

Published:

01-03-2018

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