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The Lost Ones by Anita Frank
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Think Downton Abbey on Halloween…a beautifully told big house story touched with ghosts and tragedy’ – HQ Stories The Lost Ones is the debut novel by Anita Frank and is published for...

The Confession by Jessie Burton
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Jessie Burton is one of the finest storytellers of the modern era, she weaves a stunning, intricate web around different eras, different locations, or as in the case of The...

The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H.Winthrop
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Willie Jones sits in a Louisiana prison cell awaiting execution for the accused rape of a white girl, Grace. Immediately this brings to mind novels such as To Kill a...

Skin by E.M. Reapy
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Natalie struggles with self confidence and views her body negatively, often swamping her body in floaty layers and frantically smoothing down skin when she sits and covering cleavage when she...

I Have Sinned by Caimh McDonnell
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I Have Sinned, from Caimh McDonnell, is book two in the McGarry Stateside series, a continuation of the smash hit Dublin Trilogy featuring my main man Bunny McGarry. Described as a novel...

The Carer by Deborah Moggach
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Robert and Phoebe’s father, James, has broken his hip, necessitating a round the clock care regime. James was once an academic, a scholar and in the eyes of his children,...

Filter This by Sophie White
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Are the #instafabulous really #livingtheirbestlives ? Filter This is most definitely THE READ for the Insta Gen and for all fans of the ‘Aisling’ books. Written by Sophie White, Filter This will be published on...

Sweet Sorrow by David Nicholls
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Sixteen year-old Charlie Lewis blends into the background. He attends school, he has friends, he takes part socially but his face is replaceable, indistinguishable, forgettable. People see him, they laugh...

Something to Live For by Richard Roper
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‘Sometimes you need to risk everything…to find your something.’  Something to Live For is the gorgeous debut from Richard Roper. Published with Orion, it is described as a novel that has ‘the...

Time Will Tell by Eva Jordan
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‘You’ll be fine, in time, and I’ll be right behind you…’  Time Will Tell is the third and final book in this wonderful family saga by Eva Jordan. Published by Urbane...