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140593266X
Paperback:Some kind of wonderful:2018
Author: Fletcher, Giovanna
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Lizzy and Ian have been a couple since their first day at university. Now, after celebrating a decade together, everyone thinks they're about to get engaged. A romantic escape to Dubai is the perfect moment, but instead of the proposal Lizzy hopes for, Ian reveals he's not sure he even wants her anymore. Lizzy is heartbroken. But through the tears, she realises this is her chance to seize the opportunities she missed as Ian's other half. But what does she want? How much of her is really Lizzy, and how much was Ian's influence? Determined to discover who she is at heart, Lizzy sets out to rediscover the girl she was before - and in the meantime, have a little fun. General adult
391 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0718187903
Paperback:Do not disturb:2018
Author: Douglas, Claire, (Journalist)
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Welcome to your dream home. Kirsty's family have escaped London for the beautiful, remote Welsh mountains, leaving their dark past behind. Opening their guesthouse marks the start of the type of idyllic life some people would kill for. It's supposed to be your safe haven. But their first guest isn't one they expected. Kirsty hasn't spoken to her cousin since a lie tore their family apart 17 years ago. Why has Selena chosen now to force her way back into their still-fragile lives? So why does it feel like you're trapped? Living with strangers under her roof, Kirsty soon realises she doesn't know her own family as well as she thought. Kirsty also knows she's going to regret allowing Selena into their home to stir up old secrets. She just doesn't know it will end in murder. Be careful who you invite inside. General adult
380 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472245970
Paperback:Sunset over the cherry orchard:2018
Author: Thomas, Jo
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Headline Review
Resource type: Physical
Note: After three failed engagements Beti Winter is in desperate need of a fresh start. What better place than the sun-drenched hills of southern Spain? But it's not all sangria and siestas. Beti finds work on an old Andalucian cherry farm where there are cherries to be picked, trees to be watered and her fiery boss, Antonio, to win over. As the sun toasts her skin, Beti finds herself warming to the Spanish way of life. Embracing the art of flamenco, she discovers there is much to learn from the dance of passion. She just has to let loose and listen to the rhythm of her heart. General adult
406 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1408886618
Paperback:This is how it ends:2018
Author: Dolan, Eva
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Raven Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is how it begins. With a near-empty building, the inhabitants forced out of their homes by property developers. With two women: idealistic, impassioned blogger Ella and seasoned campaigner, Molly. With a body hidden in a lift shaft. But how will it end? General adult
312 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1405934859
Paperback:The anniversary:2018
Author: Boyd, Hilary
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Stella's marriage ended decades ago, after the event that not only shattered her life with her husband, Jack, but shaped her relationship with her daughter, Eve, too. Now, despite the tensions that linger between mother and daughter, Stella is called upon to look after Eve in her time of need. She just hadn't bargained on being thrown together with her handsome, stubborn ex-husband too - who reminds her so disturbingly of the past. Just as tragedy once tore them apart, now the love they share for their little grandson is slowly bringing Stella and Jack back together. But each of them has a new partner and a new life. Should they fight temptation? Should the past remain the past? Or are some loves simply meant to be? General adult
403 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1784705454
Paperback:White chrysanthemum:2018
Author: Bracht, Mary Lynn
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
Note: Hana and her little sister Emi are part of an island community of haenyo, women who make their living from diving deep into the sea off the southernmost tip of Korea. One day Hana sees a Japanese soldier heading for where Emi is guarding the day's catch on the beach. Her mother has told her again and again never to be caught alone with one. Terrified for her sister, Hana swims as hard as she can for the shore. So begins the story of two sisters suddenly and violently separated by war. Switch-backing between Hana in 1943 and Emi as an old woman today, 'White Chrysanthemum' takes us into a dark and devastating corner of history. But pulling us back into the light are two women whose love for one another is strong enough to triumph over the evils of war. General adult
311 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0008275572
Paperback:The accidental further adventures of the hundred-year-old man:2018
Author: Jonasson, Jonas
Translator: Willson-Broyles, Rachel
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: 4th Estate
Resource type: Physical
Note: Translated from the Swedish It all begins with that pesky lever in the hot air balloon. Allan is sitting quietly with his friend Julius, waiting for his 101st birthday party to begin, when someone manages to break the lever, and before they know it, up they go, far above the Indian ocean. But what goes up must come down, and after they are rescued from the water by a North Korean ship, it's only a matter of time before the pair are entangled in a global diplomatic crisis involving a briefcase full of contraband uranium. Everyone seems quite interested in this briefcase - from President Trump and Kim Jong-un to Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel - and from then on it's just one accidental adventure after another. General adult
434 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1405930950
Paperback:The Chalk Man:2018
Author: Tudor, C. J.
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles It was the Chalk Man who gave Eddie the idea for the drawings: a way to leave secret messages between his group of friends. And it was fun, to start with, until the figures led them to the body of a young girl. That was thirty years ago and Ed thought the past was behind him. Then he receives a letter containing just two things: a piece of chalk, and a drawing of a stick figure. As history begins to repeat itself, Ed realises the game was never over. General adult
339 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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000828461X
Paperback:I invited her in:2018
Author: Parks, Adele
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HQ
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mel and Abi were best friends back in the day, sharing the highs and lows of student life, until Mel's unplanned pregnancy made her drop out of her studies. Now, seventeen years later, Mel and Abi's lives couldn't be more different. This dark, unsettling tale of the reunion of long-lost friends is thoroughly gripping exploration of wanting what you can't have, jealousy and revenge. General adult
476 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1473669014
Paperback:The wisdom of Sally Red Shoes:2018
Author: Hogan, Ruth
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Two Roads
Resource type: Physical
Note: Masha's life has stopped. Once a spirited, independent woman with a rebellious streak, her life has been forever changed by a tragic event 12 years ago. Unable to let go of her grief, she finds solace in the silent company of the souls of her local Victorian cemetery and at the town's lido, where she seeks refuge underwater - safe from the noise and the pain. But a chance encounter with two extraordinary women - the fabulous and wise Kitty Muriel, a convent girl-turned-magician's wife-turned-70-something-roller-disco-fanatic, and the mysterious Sally Red Shoes, a bag lady with a prodigious voice - opens up a new world of possibilities, and the chance to start living again. But just as Masha dares to imagine the future, the past comes roaring back. General adult
333 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1784160857
Paperback:Snap:2018
Author: Bauer, Belinda
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Thriller novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Black Swan
Resource type: Physical
Note: On a stifling summer's day, 11-year-old Jack and his two sisters sit in their broken-down car, waiting for their mother to come back and rescue them. Jack's in charge, she said. I won't be long. But she doesn't come back. She never comes back. And life as the children know it is changed for ever. Three years later, mum-to-be Catherine wakes to find a knife beside her bed, and a note that says: I could have killed you. Meanwhile Jack is still in charge - of his sisters, of supporting them all, of making sure nobody knows they're alone in the house, and - quite suddenly - of finding out the truth about what happened to his mother. But the truth can be a dangerous thing. General adult
435 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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