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000821915X
Paperback:The bad mother:2018
Author: Brooke, Amanda
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: How far would you go to save your marriage? How far would you go to save your life? Newly married, newly pregnant, Lucy Robin is having trouble remembering the little things. Like what day she's due to visit her mother. Or where she left her shoes. Or whether she's left the gas hob on. Forgetting the little things is annoying, but the more it happens, the more scared she gets. As her world gets smaller, soon both Lucy's life, and that of her unborn baby, are placed in danger. But is there something more sinister behind Lucy's forgetfulness? Her husband doesn't think so. And Adam always knows best. General adult
406 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472235355
Paperback:What happened that night:2018
Author: O'Flanagan, Sheila
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Headline Review
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lola Fitzpatrick is bright and ambitious but she's also headstrong and stubborn. When one evening, out of the blue, she has to make a life-changing choice, she decides quickly and rashly. And without a piece of vital information that might have changed everything. Lola's daughter Bey has inherited Lola's determined nature. Yet her impulsive reactions place her in danger, leading her to run away from what she wants most. And then, one night, she's standing in front of the man she loves, with her own choice to make. For both Lola and Bey, everything changes in a moment. But their biggest mistakes might also turn out to be their greatest opportunities. General adult
503 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0349142688
Paperback:The lie of the land:2018
Author: Craig, Amanda
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Abacus
Resource type: Physical
Note: Quentin and Lottie Bredin, like many modern couples, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London; instead, they must downsize and move their three children to a house in a remote part of Devon. Arrogant and adulterous, Quentin can't understand why Lottie is so angry; devastated and humiliated, Lottie feels herself to have been intolerably wounded. Mud, mice and quarrels are one thing - but why is their rent so low? What is the mystery surrounding their unappealing new home? The beauty of the landscape is ravishing, yet it conceals a dark side involving poverty, revenge, abuse and violence which will rise up to threaten them. General adult
443 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0349142238
Paperback:The little Breton bistro:2018
Author: George, Nina
Translator: Pare, Simon
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Abacus
Resource type: Physical
Note: Translated from the German This translation originally published: 2017 Marianne Messman, a housewife, wants to escape her loveless marriage and an uncaring and unfeeling husband of 35 years. She and her husband, army sergeant major Lothar, take a trip to Paris, during which Marianne leaps off the Pont Neuf into the Seine, but she is saved from drowning by a homeless man. Angered by her behaviour Major Lothar takes a coach trip back home to Germany, expecting that a psychologist will escort Marianne home a few days later. However, Marianne comes across a hand-painted scene of the tiny port of Kerdruc in Brittany, and becomes fixated with the place. General adult
292 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1784704776
Paperback:A necessary evil:2018
Author: Mukherjee, Abir
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
Note: India, 1920. Captain Wyndham and Sergeant Banerjee of the Calcutta Police Force investigate the dramatic assassination of a Maharajah's son. The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore is home to tigers, elephants, diamond mines and the beautiful Palace of the Sun. But when the heir to the throne is assassinated in the presence of Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant 'Surrender-Not' Banerjee, they discover a kingdom riven with suppressed conflict. Prince Adhir was a moderniser whose attitudes - and romantic relationship - may have upset the more religious elements of his country, while his brother - now in line to the throne - appears to be a feckless playboy. As Wyndham and Banerjee desperately try to unravel the mystery behind the assassination, they become entangled in a dangerous world where those in power live by their own rules and those who cross their paths pay with their lives. General adult
374 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0718183118
Paperback:The lost girl:2018
Author: Drinkwater, Carol
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Celebrated war photographer Kurtiz and her ex-husband Olivier lost their daughter four years ago. Arriving together in Paris after a tip off, Olivier rushes to the Bataclan to track her down. He couldn't have known this was the night terror attacks would tear the nation apart. As news rolls in, Kurtiz finds comfort in Marguerite - a glamorous former actress with her own sad past. Kurtiz is starting to realise the price she has paid for always putting her job before her family, but all she can do now is get through the night ahead with Marguerite by her side, not knowing if she will ever see those she loves again. General adult
424 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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147220557X
Paperback:The image of you:2017
Author: Parks, Adele
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Headline Review
Resource type: Physical
Note: Can you ever trust someone you meet online? Anna and Zoe are twins. Identical in appearance, utterly different in personality, they share a bond so close that nothing - or no one - can rip them apart. Until Anna meets charismatic Nick. Anna is trusting, romantic and hopeful; she thinks Nick is perfect. Zoe is daring, dangerous and extreme; she thinks Nick is a liar. Zoe has seen Anna betrayed by men before. She'll stop at nothing to discover if Nick is as good as he seems. The problem is, lies may hurt. But honesty can kill. General adult
472 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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178576070X
Paperback:A darker state:2018
Author: Young, David
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Zaffre
Resource type: Physical
Note: The Karin Müller series When the battered body of a teenage boy is found in a lake, Karin Müller, newly appointed Major of the People's Police, returns to lead the investigation. But in East Germany, her power only stretches so far. Searching for answers, Müller must work behind the backs of the Stasi if she wants to uncover the truth. And with the possibility of a broader conspiracy at large - one that affects even those closest to her - the stakes are higher than ever, and Müller quickly finds herself treading very thin ice. General adult
360 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Excellent , a gripping story evoking the sinister state under the STASI.
12/04/18
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0008140766
Paperback:Our little secret:2018
Author: Carroll, Claudia
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Avon
Resource type: Physical
Note: A high-flying job in a law firm, a beautiful daughter and a house to die for. So how does she find herself looking in through the kitchen window while another woman enjoys it all? When Sarah takes pity on a struggling young graduate who can't get a job, she thinks she's doing the right thing. She's being kind, generous and helpful to others, as she always is. But as Sarah allows the younger woman into her home, her law firm and even her family, is there more to this pretty youngster than meets the eye? And could this be a good deed that goes further than expected? General adult
406 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0008244871
Paperback:Bring me back:2018
Author: Paris, B. A.
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HQ
Resource type: Physical
Note: 12 years ago Finn's girlfriend disappeared. He told the police the truth about that night, just not quite the whole truth. Now Finn has moved on. But his past won't stay buried. General adult
338 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0751560324
Paperback:Million love songs:2018
Author: Matthews, Carole
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Sphere
Resource type: Physical
Note: After splitting up with her cheating ex-husband, Ruby Brown is ready for a change. She's single again for the first time in years and she's going to dive into this brave new world with a smile on her face and a spring in her step. The last thing she's looking for is another serious relationship. Mason Soames represents everything Ruby wants right now: he's charming, handsome and perfect for some no-strings-attached fun, and yet Ruby can't help feel that something is missing. Joe Edwards on the other hand is also lovely and handsome but he comes with the sort of baggage Ruby wants to avoid: an annoyingly attractive ex-wife and two teenage children. Ruby soon has some very tough decisions to make. Is she ready for a relationship of any kind, and what type of life does she really want? General adult
390 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0571333133
Paperback:Conversations with friends:2018
Author: Rooney, Sally
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed, and darkly observant. A college student in Dublin and aspiring writer, she works at a literary agency by day. At night, she performs spoken word with her best friend Bobbi, who used to be her girlfriend. When they are profiled by Melissa, a well-known journalist, they enter an exotic orbit of beautiful houses, raucous dinner parties and holidays in Provence. Initially unimpressed, Frances finds herself embroiled in a risky ménage a quatre when she begins an affair with Nick, Melissa's actor husband. Desperate to reconcile herself to the desires and vulnerabilities of her body, Frances's intellectual certainties begin to yield to something new - a painful and disorienting way of living from moment to moment. General adult
321 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0008118094
Paperback:The fear:2018
Author: Taylor, C. L.
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Avon
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lou Wandsworth is used to being headline news as, aged 14, she ran away to France with her 31-year-old teacher, Mike Hughes. Now 32, Lou's life is in tatters - and she resolves to return home to confront Mike for the damage he has caused. But she soon finds that Mike is unchanged, and is focusing his attention on 13-year-old Chloe Meadows. Determined to make sure that history doesn't repeat itself, Lou decides to take matters into her own hands. But Mike is a predator of the worst kind, and as she tries to bring him to justice, it's clear that Lou could once again become his prey. General adult
398 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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