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Out of The Silence by Owen Mullen
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Out of the Silence reveals in it’s opening chapters the scene of a horrifically injured young woman discovered on the grounds of a hospital in the Punjab region of Pakistan. When...

The Six Loves of Billy Binns by Richard Lumsden
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‘When you first meet someone you never know how long they’ll be in your life for. For minutes or forever. You never know when it starts. And you don’t know...

My Mother’s Daughter by Ann O’Loughlin
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Two mothers. Two daughters. Two families changed forever. Margo Clifford is grieving after the recent passing of her husband, Conor. Now rudderless, Margo is very unsure of the path her...

Deep Dirty Truth by Steph Broadribb
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‘A price on her head, and just 48 hours to expose the truth, and save her family.’ I’m sure you all heard me roar when I heard Steph Broadribb and...

The Great Wide Open by Douglas Kennedy
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‘All families are secret societies. Realms of intrigue and internal warfare, governed by their own rules…..’ Sometimes a book arrives that initially intrigues, immediately immerses and then just blows your...

Apple of My Eye by Claire Allan
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‘All she ever wanted was a child…’ Described as a ‘shockingly twisting thriller that will shake you to your very core’, Apple of My Eye tells the story of one woman’s desperation to...

The Break Line by James Brabazon
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His last mission. Our only hope. Published with Penguin Books The Break Line is described as ‘a debut dripping with authenticity and menace. Smart, unputdownable and packed with irresistible set pieces and jaw-dropping...

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
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Everyone’s invited. Everyone’s a suspect. Due for publication with Harper Collins on 24th January The Hunting Party has been described as ‘the most hotly-anticipated thriller of 2019 bristling with tension, bitter rivalries, and...

Echoes of Grace by Caragh Bell
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Even in death, love survives…  Echoes of Grace is the fourth novel from Irish writer Caragh Bell. Just published with Poolbeg Press, it tells the story of ‘a young woman who, having...

Becoming by Michelle Obama
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‘Let’s invite one another in. Maybe then we can begin to fear less, to make fewer wrong assumptions, to let go of the biases and stereotypes that unnecessarily divide us.’...