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In the Dark by Cara Hunter
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Do you know what they’re hiding in the house next door?’ In the Dark is the second book in the Oxford based series featuring DI Adam Fawley by Cara Hunter and...

The Party by Lisa Hall
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‘It was just a party. But it turned into a nightmare.‘ Ooooh, now this book would get you thinking! How many of you have gone on a night out and...

Beyond the Plateau: Absences, A Sequence by John A. Griffin
Posted by Emilia Russell in , .

Absences is a poem that doesn’t readily surrender its meaning, but then it is not entirely inscrutable either. There are obvious even certain clues when interrogated reveal an extraordinary and...

The Wives by Lauren Weisberger
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘He set her up. They’ll bring him down.’ Emily Charlton is back in The Wives, the latest novel from author of The Devil Wears Prada, Lauren Weisberger. Just published with Harper Collins...

The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Half a million people lived in the Warsaw ghetto. Less than one percent survived to tell their story. This novel is based on the true accounts of Misha and Sophia,...

Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘The fear never truly leaves me. I’ve had lulls where I can almost let go of the past, but then a random moment like this triggers a panic and I...

After He’s Gone by Jane Isaac
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‘You think you know him. Until he’s dead.’ After He’s Gone is a police procedural featuring DC Beth Chamberlain, as she takes on her first case as a Family Liaison Officer....

The Story Collector by Evie Gaughan
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‘The American. You could tell even by the way that he walked, he wasn’t a local. He cut a tall, lean figure in a tweed suit, with his trousers tucked...

Her Name Was Rose by Claire Allan
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‘Her name was Rose. You watched her die. And her death has created a vacancy.’ Her Name Was Rose is a psychological thriller from Claire Allan and is described as a ‘gripping...

The Man Who Didn’t Call by Rosie Walsh
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Six perfect days. Then he disappeared.’ The Man Who Didn’t Call is a book dedicated to ‘anyone who has found themselves floored by the absence of a telephone call’. We’ve all been...

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