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I Saw A Man

Author:

Owen Sheers

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THE EVENT THAT CHANGED ALL OF THEIR LIVES HAPPENED ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN JUNE, JUST MINUTES AFTER MICHAEL TURNER - THINKING THE NELSONS' HOUSE WAS EMPTY - STEPPED THROUGH THEIR BACK DOOR... After the loss of his wife, Michael Turner moves to London and develops a close bond with the Nelson family next door. Josh, Samantha and their two young daughters seem to represent everything Michael fears he may now never have: intimacy, children, stability and a family home. The friendship at first seems to offer the prospect of healing, but then a catastrophic event changes everything. Michael is left bearing a burden of grief and a secret he must keep, but the truth can only be held at bay for so long...

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444827101

Published:

01-02-2016

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Educating Jack

Author:

Jack Sheffield

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As the 1982 school year begins, Jack Sheffield returns to Ragley village school for his sixth year as headteacher. Nora Pratt celebrates twenty-five years in her coffee shop. Ronnie Smith finally tries to get a job, and little Krystal Entwhistle causes concern in the school Nativity play. It's the time of ET and Greenham Common, Prince William's birth, Fame leg warmers and the puzzling introduction of the new 20p piece. Meanwhile, for Jack, the biggest surprise of his life is in store...

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750537940

Published:

01-09-2013

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Happiest Days

Author:

Jack Sheffield

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It's 1986, and Jack Sheffield returns to Ragley village school for his tenth rollercoaster year as headteacher. It's the time of Margaret Thatcher's third election victory, DYNASTY and shoulder pads, NEIGHBOURS and a Transformer for Christmas. And at Ragley School, a year of surprises is in store. Ruby the caretaker finds happiness at last, Vera the secretary makes an important decision, a new teacher is appointed, and a disaster threatens the school. Meanwhile, Jack receives unexpected news, and is faced with the biggest decision of his career...

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785415692

Published:

01-07-2018

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School's Out!

Author:

Jack Sheffield

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As the new school year begins, Jack Sheffield prepares for an even more eventful year than usual. A new teacher is appointed and, before long, tongues start to wag. Meanwhile, five-year-old Madonna Fazackerly makes her mark in an unexpected way, life changes dramatically for Ruby the caretaker and, in the village coffee shop, Dorothy Humpleby plans a dirty weekend. It's the era of the new CD player, Microsoft Word, the McDonald's McNugget, cabbage patch dolls, the threat of a miners' strike and a final farewell to the halfpenny piece.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750538749

Published:

01-02-2014

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Silent Night

Author:

Jack Sheffield

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1984 - and it's an important time for the children of Ragley-on-the Forest school... Their school choir is to sing a carol in a church in York, and is actually going to be on television! Helping to keep his excited children, not to mention their parents, under control during these momentous events taxes Jack and his staff to the limit. And at the same time, Jack has his own problems to deal with...

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750541770

Published:

01-11-2015

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Star Teacher

Author:

Jack Sheffield

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It's 1985, and as Jack returns for another year as headteacher at Ragley village school, some changes are in store. It's the year of Halley's Comet, Band Aid, Trivial Pursuit, Dynasty shoulder pads, Roland Rat and Microsoft Windows. And at Ragley-on-the-Forest, Heathcliffe Earnshaw decides to enter the village scarecrow competition, Ruby the caretaker finds romance, and retirement looms for Vera the secretary. Meanwhile, Jack has to battle with some rising stars of the teaching profession to save his job and his school...

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750543965

Published:

01-04-2017

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Daughter

Author:

Jane Shemilt

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Jenny loves her three teenage children and her husband, Ted, a celebrated neurosurgeon. She loves the way that, as a family, they always know each other's problems and don't keep secrets from each other. But when her youngest child, fifteen-year-old Naomi, doesn't come home after her school play and a nationwide search for her begins, secrets previously kept from Jenny are revealed. Naomi has vanished, leaving her family broken and her mother desperately searching for answers. But the traces Naomi has left behind reveal a very different girl to the one Jenny thought she'd raised. And the more she looks, the more she learns that everyone she trusted has been keeping secrets...

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General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444824957

Published:

01-08-2015

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The Book Of Aron

Author:

Jim Shepard

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MY MOTHER AND FATHER NAMED ME ARON, BUT MY FATHER SAID THEY SHOULD HAVE NAMED ME WHAT HAVE YOU DONE, AND MY UNCLE TOLD EVERYONE THEY SHOULD HAVE CALLED ME WHAT WERE YOU THINKING... Aron is a nine-year-old Polish Jew, and a born troublemaker. Then, in 1939, the walls go up around the Warsaw Ghetto. As lice and typhus rage, families starve and fight, it is Aron who always finds a way, however dangerous - or treacherous - to survive. But when he is flung together with orphanage director Janusz Korczak, Aron begins to learn of something greater than survival...

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Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444834468

Published:

01-10-2017

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On Starlit Seas

Author:

Sara Sheridan

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Celebrated writer and historian Maria Graham must make the treacherous voyage from Brazil to London to deliver her latest book to her publisher. Having come to terms with the loss of her beloved husband, Maria now has renewed hope for the future. For a woman travelling alone it's a dangerous journey. The only ship prepared to take Maria belongs to roguish smuggler Captain James Henderson. Onboard, all is well until Maria makes two shocking discoveries - the first a deadly secret, the second an irresistible attraction to the enigmatic captain. He and Maria grow close, but can Henderson escape his illicit past or will his scandalous secret ruin them both?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750544696

Published:

01-11-2017

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Secret Of The Sands

Author:

Sara Sheridan

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It is 1833 and the British Navy is engaged in surveying the coastline of the Arabian Peninsula. Young and ambitious, Lieutenant James Wellsted is determined that his Navy career will be a path to glory. His plans go awry when two of his shipmates go missing while gathering intelligence and Wellsted must mount a daring rescue. Slavery is still rife throughout Arabia. Zena, a headstrong Abyssinian beauty, torn from her village, is now being offered for sale in the market of Muscat. However, her fortunes change when she finds herself the property of the Lieutenant. She must accompany him on his hazardous mission, little knowing the fate that awaits them. Each will be forced to make a choice - one that will change their lives forever.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444812701

Published:

01-10-2012

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Black Dog Summer

Author:

Miranda Sherry

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Yesterday, Sally was living in an idyllic South African farmstead with her teenage daughter Gigi. Now Sally is dead - murdered - and Gigi is alone in the world. But Sally cannot die. She lingers unseen in her daughter's shadow. When Gigi moves in with her aunt's family, Sally comes too. When Gigi's trauma stirs up long-buried secrets, Sally watches helplessly as the family begins to unravel. Then Gigi's young cousin develops an obsession with African black magic, and events take a darker turn. Now Sally must find a way to stop her daughter from making a mistake that will destroy the lives of all who are left behind...

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Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444824599

Published:

01-07-2015

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Rescue

Author:

Anita Shreve

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The car crash should have killed her, but rookie paramedic Peter Webster takes the emergency call and helps the young woman, Sheila Arsenault, to survive. After the accident, she haunts his thoughts and soon he is embroiled in an intense love affair and in Sheila's troubled life. Eighteen years later, Sheila is long gone and Peter is raising their daughter, Rowan, alone. But Rowan is veering dangerously off-course and Peter fears for her future. He seeks out the only person who may be able to help Rowan, although Sheila's return is sure to unleash all the questions Peter has been carefully keeping at bay: why would a mother leave her family? How did the marriage of two people deeply in love unravel?

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Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444808377

Published:

01-10-2011

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