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0571327176
Hardback:All the beautiful lies, a novel:2018
Author: Swanson, Peter
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: On the eve of his college graduation, Harry is called home by his step-mother Alice, to their house on the Maine coast, following the unexpected death of his father. But who really is Alice, his father's much younger second wife? In a brilliant split narrative, Peter Swanson teases out the stories and damage that lie in her past. And as her story entwines with Harry's in the present, things grow increasingly dark and threatening - will Harry be able to see any of it clearly through his own confused feelings? General adult
285 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1781090254
Hardback:Macbeth:2018
Author: Nesbø, Jo
Translator: Bartlett, Don
Author: Shakespeare, William
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hogarth Shakespeare
Resource type: Physical
Note: Translated from the Norwegian "Macbeth was inspired by Shakespeare's original"--Dust jacket He's the best cop they've got. When a drug bust turns into a bloodbath it's up to Inspector Macbeth and his team to clean up the mess. He's also an ex-drug addict with a troubled past. He's rewarded for his success. Power. Money. Respect. They're all within reach. But a man like him won't get to the top. Plagued by hallucinations and paranoia, Macbeth starts to unravel. He's convinced he won't get what is rightfully his. Unless he kills for it. General adult
503 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1911215035
Hardback:The death of Mrs Westaway:2018
Author: Ware, Ruth
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Resource type: Physical
Note: International bestseller Ruth Ware returns with a twisting psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end. General adult
400 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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0593078063
Hardback:Never greener:2018
Author: Jones, Ruth
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bantam Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ruth Jones makes her debut with a witty and wise story of life's second chances and the dangers of taking them. With her trademark warmth, humanity and heart, she shows us the dangers of looking for something better, and forgetting that the best might not be in our past or yet to come - but right where we are now. General adult
403 pages ; 25 cm (hbk)
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0751564907
Hardback:Let me lie:2018
Author: Mackintosh, Clare
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Sphere
Resource type: Physical
Note: The police say it was suicide. Anna says it was murder. They're both wrong. One year ago, Caroline Johnson chose to end her life brutally: a shocking suicide planned to match that of her husband just months before. Their daughter, Anna, has struggled to come to terms with her loss ever since. Now with a young baby of her own, Anna misses her mother more than ever and starts to question her parents' deaths. But by digging up their past, she'll put her future in danger. Sometimes it's safer to let things lie. General adult
390 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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0751566942
Hardback:The killing habit:2018
Author: Billingham, Mark
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Sphere
Resource type: Physical
Note: How do you catch a killer who is yet to kill? We all know the signs. Cruelty, lack of empathy, the killing of animals. Now, pets on suburban London streets are being stalked by a shadow, and it could just be the start. DI Tom Thorne knows the psychological profile of such offenders all too well, so when he is tasked with catching a notorious killer of domestic cats, he sees the chance to stop a series of homicides before they happen. Others are less convinced, so once more, Thorne relies on DI Nicola Tanner to help him solve the case, before the culprit starts hunting people. It's a journey that brings them face to face with a killer who will tear their lives apart. General adult
417 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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178089824X
Hardback:Our kind of cruelty:2018
Author: Hall, Araminta
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Century
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mike knows that most of us travel through the world as one half of a whole, desperately searching for that missing person to make us complete. But he and Verity are different. They have found each other and nothing and no one will tear them apart. It doesn't matter that Verity is marrying another man. You see, Verity and Mike play a game together, a secret game they call 'the crave', the aim being to demonstrate what they both know: that Verity needs Mike, and only Mike. Verity's upcoming marriage is the biggest game she and Mike have ever played. And it's for the highest stakes. General adult
354 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1785151959
Hardback:The temptation of forgiveness:2018
Author: Leon, Donna
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: William Heinemann
Resource type: Physical
Note: "The new Commissario Brunetti novel"--Dust jacket The memorable characters and Venetian drama that have long captivated Donna Leon's many readers are on full display in this novel. Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is even more surprised by the appearance in his office of a friend of his wife's, fearful that her son is using drugs. When Tullio Gasparini, the woman's husband, is found unconscious and with a serious head injury at the foot of a bridge in Venice after midnight, Brunetti is drawn to pursue a possible connection to the boy's behaviour. But the truth is not straightforward. General adult
300 pages, map (black and white) ; 23 cm (hbk)
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1509874232
Hardback:The fallen:2018
Author: Baldacci, David
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Macmillan
Resource type: Physical
Note: Barronville: The townspeople are dwindling in number and seizing on any scraps they can to survive. Opioid addiction runs rampant. The health of the citizenry is poor. Job skills and prospects are in a sad state. Despair is everywhere but the people soldier on. There is hope amid all the bad. People still live their lives and they get by in myriad ways. There is cleverness and ingenuity in abundence in nthe midst of so much misery. Enter Amos Decker and Alex Jamison. Why are they traveling to Barronville? General adult
Title series: Amos Decker series
420 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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0241327628
Hardback:Whistle in the dark:2018
Author: Healey, Emma
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Viking
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Jen's 15-year-old daughter goes missing for four agonising days. When Lana is found, unharmed, in the middle of the desolate countryside, everyone thinks the worst is over. But Lana refuses to tell anyone what happened, and the police draw a blank. The once-happy, loving family return to London, where things start to fall apart. Lana begins acting strangely: refusing to go to school, and sleeping with the light on. As Lana stays stubbornly silent, Jen desperately tries to reach out to a daughter who has become a stranger. General adult
329 pages ; 21 cm (hbk)
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178089600X
Hardback:The Brighton mermaid:2018
Author: Koomson, Dorothy
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Century
Resource type: Physical
Note: Brighton Beach, 1993: Teenagers Nell and Jude find the body of a young woman and when no one comes to claim her, she becomes known as the Brighton Mermaid. Nell is still struggling to move on when, three weeks later, Jude disappears. 25 years on, Nell quits her job to find out who the Brighton Mermaid really was - and what happened to her best friend that summer. But as Nell edges closer to the truth, dangerous things start to happen. Someone seems to be watching her every move, and soon she starts to wonder who in her life she can actually trust. Fast-paced and thrilling, 'The Brighton Mermaid' explores the deadly secrets of those closest to you. General adult
490 pages ; 23 cm (hbk)
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1509816356
Hardback:Dead if you don't:2018
Author: James, Peter
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Macmillan
Resource type: Physical
Note: Kipp Brown, successful businessman and compulsive gambler, is having the worst run of luck of his life. He's beginning to lose, big style. However, taking his teenage son, Mungo, to their club's Saturday afternoon football match should have given him a welcome respite, if only for a few hours. But it's at the stadium where his nightmare begins. Within minutes of arriving at the game, Kipp bumps into a client. He takes his eye off Mungo for a few moments, and in that time, the boy disappears. Then he gets the terrifying message that someone has his child, and to get him back alive, Kipp will have to pay. Defying instruction not to contact the police, Kipp reluctantly does just that, and Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is brought in to investigate. General adult
Title series: The Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series
388 pages, maps ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1780898398
Hardback:The President is missing:2018
Author: Clinton, Bill
Author: Patterson, James
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Century
Resource type: Physical
Note: A sitting U.S. President is missing. In this book, President Bill Clinton partners with No. 1 bestselling author James Patterson in a powerful, one-of-a-kind thriller filled with the kind of insider details that only a President can know. General adult
513 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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