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Nadia Knows Best

By Jill Mansell, Penelope Freeman
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Jill Mansell
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Penelope Freeman
NADIA KNOWS BEST is an unputdownable romance from the Sunday Times bestselling Jill Mansell, whose novels are must-reads for fans of Cathy Kelly and Lucy Diamond.When Nadia Kinsella meets Jay Tiernan, and the weather traps them in a remote Cotswold pub, she's tempted, of course she is. But Nadia's already met The One. She and Laurie have been together for years - they're practically childhood sweethearts and she still gets butterflies in her stomach at the sight of him. Okay, so maybe she doesn't see that much of him these days, but that's not Laurie's fault. She can't betray him. Besides, when you belong to a family like the Kinsellas - bewitchingly glamorous grandmother Miriam, feckless mother Leonie, stop-at-nothing sister Clare - well, someone has to exercise a bit of self-control, don't they? I mean, you wouldn't want to do something that you might later regret...(p) Isis Publishing Ltd, 2003
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Naked

By Jo Hill
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Jo Hill
'I'm not taking my clothes off.' My words bounced off the walls of the empty changing room. I was ten years old. I folded my arms tightly across my chest. I'd seen them outside. Naked Mum tried a smile. 'Nobody minds here.' But I minded. I'd never seen strangers naked before. With a volatile father and an alcoholic mother, ten-year-old Jo was a desperately unhappy child. Miserable at home and friendless at school, she didn't think life could get worse. But it did. Her father became obsessed with going to nudist camps, and they soon became a dreaded weekly fixture. Forced to show her bare body in front of total strangers, Jo suffered at the hands of men who were at the camps to prey on young, naked girls. Men who were there to befriend, groom and sexually abuse. Living in fear of her shameful family secret being exposed, Jo coped by rebelling both at home and at school. But it took the violent rape of a young camper for Jo to finally find the courage to disobey her powerful and controlling father - and break free.
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  • Naked Edge: I-Team 4 (A series of sexy, thrilling, unputdownable adventure)

    By Pamela Clare
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    Pamela Clare
    Fans of Suzanne Brockmann, Maya Banks, Christy Reece, Julie Ann Walker and Cindy Gerard will adore Pamela Clare's expertly plotted romantic suspense series, which sets the pages alight with sizzling chemistry. For tension, thrills, romance and passion take a spin with the I-Team.The day Navajo journalist Katherine James met Gabriel Rossiter, the earth literally moved beneath her feet when he saved her from a rockslide. So she is crushed when she recognizes her rescuer among the law enforcement officers throwing her and her friends off Mesa Butte, land they consider sacred. Gabe swore he would never again lose himself to a woman. But the attraction he feels to Kat is undeniable. And, appalled by his orders, he's determined to get to the bottom of events at Mesa Butte. But asking questions can be dangerous - almost as dangerous as risking one's heart. Soon Kat and Gabe's passion for the truth - and each other - makes them targets for those who would do anything, even kill, to keep Native Americans off their sacred land...Sexy. Thrilling. Unputdownable. Take a wildly romantic ride with Pamela Clare's I-Team: Extreme Exposure, Hard Evidence, Unlawful Contact, Naked Edge, Breaking Point, Striking Distance.
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    Naming the Stars, a duo companion with Two Moons

    By Jennifer Johnston
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    Jennifer Johnston
    One of Ireland's best-loved novelists returns with a haunting novella of love, loss and memoryFlora's father has been killed in the Battle of El Alamein, one of the many victims of the Second World War. For Flora and her mother, life will never be the same again.Now, it's just Flora - and Nellie, the family's life-long housekeeper - left; to reminisce in old age, and what really happened between Flora and her brother, Eddie, at the end of that long Irish summer.Appearing now with Jennifer Johnston's classic novel, TWO MOONSIn a house overlooking Dublin Bay, Mimi and her daughter Grace are disturbed by the unexpected arrival of Grace's daughter and her boyfriend. While Grace's visitors focus her attention on an uncertain future, Mimi must begin to set herself to rights with the betrayals and disappointments of the past.
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    Naming the Stars

    By Jennifer Johnston
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    Jennifer Johnston
    Flora's father has been killed in the Battle of El Alamein, one of the many victims of the Second World War. For Flora and her mother, life will never be the same again. At least they have their memories, of the love he showed them, the Desert Lullaby that he sang, the legacy of the well-stocked wine cellar lurking beneath their cavernous home.Now, it's just Flora - and Nellie, the family's life-long housekeeper - left; to reminisce in old age, to float and drift over the joys, losses and mysteries of childhood. Flora's brother, Eddie, is also gone. Who, now, will believe the story of the grey silk dress, and of what really happened between Eddie and Flora at the end of that long Irish summer?Intimate, elegiac and profoundly moving, Naming the Stars is an exquisite story of love, loss and memory from one of Ireland's best-loved writers.
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    The Nancy Thayer Summer Collection

    By Nancy Thayer
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    Nancy Thayer
    Indulge in three captivating Nantucket summer reads by New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer in this exclusive digital collection. Heat Wave: Carley Winsted never expected her world could change so much in just one moment. Now, after her husband's sudden death, she is bravely putting her life back together. Determined to keep her daughters in their beloved Nantucket home, she transforms their house into a bed and breakfast. But not everyone is supportive - least of all her mother-in-law. And when a friend convinces Carley to keep a secret that, if revealed, could shatter the lives of those around her, will the pressure become too much? Summer Breeze: Thirty-year-old Morgan O'Keefe loves many things about raising her young son at home, but longs to go back to her career as a scientist. Artist Natalie Reynolds is thrilled to escape New York for a house-sitting job - especially when a handsome neighbour turns out to be her unexpected rescuer... Bella Barnaby must return home to support her family while her mother recovers from an accident, all the while harbouring long-held dreams of her own. Three women - each at their own crossroads - and as their paths intertwine, it's clear Dragonfly Lake has much in store this summer...Island Girls: When charming ladies' man Rory Randall dies, he leaves one last trick behind. If his three daughters - from three marriages - hope to inherit their Nantucket family home, they must spend a summer living in it...together. As the three women discover newfound sisterhood, there are challenges to come. And when a visitor drops by to deliver shocking news, the past comes back with a vengeance. Can the Randall sisters finally learn to forgive, and move on once and for all?
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    Nancy's War

    By Anne Baker
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    Anne Baker
    A young mother must battle against tragedy, family bitterness and the hardships of war. Nancy's War is a compelling wartime saga of family secrets, heartache and happy endings, from much-loved author Anne Baker. Perfect for fans of Nadine Dorries and Dilly Court.When Nancy Seymour's RAF pilot husband, Charles, is killed, her life falls apart. Not only has she lost the man she loved, but she also loses her home and must find a way to support herself and their little girl, Caro, on her own. With the outbreak of World War Two, Nancy is grateful for the sanctuary offered by Charles's father in the form of a little cottage in the countryside. But his mother Henrietta has always disapproved of her son's wife and seems hell-bent on making her life a misery. Nancy has little idea, though, of the depths to which Henrietta is prepared to sink. With the danger of war ever-present, Nancy must find the strength to protect those she holds dear through years of hardship and peril. And, if she survives all this, perhaps she can still hope for a second chance at happiness... What readers are saying about Nancy's War: 'I was absolutely gutted when I finished this book. I absolutely loved it and couldn't put it down. I finished it within 24 hours... The way this is written is great. So easy to read and flows beautifully''Another top class book from Anne Baker, this lady certainly knows how to keep you interested in a book. Funny, sad, and totally engrossing'
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    A Nantucket Christmas

    By Nancy Thayer
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    Nancy Thayer
    New York Times bestseller Nancy Thayer returns with a captivating family Christmas tale. For readers who love Santa Montefiore and Barbara Delinsky.Holidays on Nantucket Island are nothing short of enchanting, from decorations on the Brant Point lighthouse to the yearly Christmas Stroll, there is much to make the winter months magical. Newly married Nicole Somerset can't wait to spend her first festive season on Nantucket with her husband, handsome former attorney Sebastian.But the mood is quickly tempered when Sebastian's daughter, Kennedy, returns for the holidays without a hint of cheer. Determined to keep Nicole at arm's length - or, better yet, out of the picture altogether - she schemes to sabotage everything. But Nicole is not about to let anyone tarnish her first Christmas with her new family... Can she turn things around before it's too late?
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    Nantucket Sisters

    By Nancy Thayer
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    Nancy Thayer
    The irresistible summer read from the New York Times bestseller.When Maggie and Emily first meet as young girls on a Nantucket beach they immediately become friends, spending many happy summers together. Now in their twenties, Emily has almost finished her studies, while Maggie is pursuing her dream of being a writer. When the charismatic Cameron Chadwick bursts onto the scene, their lives are upended in ways they never could have imagined. As Maggie and Emily fall under the spell of the charming newcomer, their friendship soon feels a long way from the idyllic, care-free days of their childhood.Life-altering decisions must be made. And at the heart of it all, both women must struggle to face the choices they make, the secrets they keep, and the futures they dream of. Can their friendship survive the tests that lie ahead?
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  • Narcissus in Chains

    By Laurell K. Hamilton
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    Laurell K. Hamilton
    An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, novel'Something in the look on my face must have frightened him, because his eyes widened, and I saw something like human fear cross his reptilian face.' I'm Anita Blake and I kill monsters. The last thing I want to think about though when I get home after a night out is work. But someone has abducted a wereleopard from the Narcissus in Chains club. It's a dark world out there with shapeshifter crime and were-creature struggles. I may not have seen Jean-Claude, the Vampire Master of the City, for six months, but I need his help now, whatever the consequences. Someone is targeting the lycanthropes and we have to save them.
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    Nationwide

    By Brian Kimberling
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    Brian Kimberling
    A promotional taster of the charismatic world of SNAPPER: this free, ebook-only extract from Brian Kimberling's forthcoming fiction debut will draw you into a place not a million miles from Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon. When birdwatcher Nathan Lochmueller's car, the Gypsy Moth, breaks down in the Indiana town of Santa Claus, he must throw himself upon the mercy of the staff of the local diner. NATIONWIDE is a delightfully quirky comic episode in a charmingly unconventional coming-of-age story.
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    Nationwide

    By Brian Kimberling
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    Brian Kimberling
    A promotional taster of the charismatic world of SNAPPER: this free, ebook-only extract from Brian Kimberling's forthcoming fiction debut will draw you into a place not a million miles from Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon. When birdwatcher Nathan Lochmueller's car, the Gypsy Moth, breaks down in the Indiana town of Santa Claus, he must throw himself upon the mercy of the staff of the local diner. NATIONWIDE is a delightfully quirky comic episode in a charmingly unconventional coming-of-age story.
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    The Naturalista

    By Xochi Balfour
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    Xochi Balfour
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    Near and Dear

    By Pamela Evans
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    Pamela Evans
    Left to fend for herself, a young mother fights for those she loves. In this inspiring London-based saga, Near and Dear, much-loved author Pam Evans shows that it matters not where you come from, but where you choose to go. Perfect for fans of Sheila Newberry and Nadine Dorries.Jane and Mick have worked hard for their home and children. But their wonderful lifestyle comes to a dramatic end when Mick's business runs into trouble and he suddenly disappears. Faced with poverty and homelessness, Jane discovers she has unexpected strengths and is capable of being more than just a housewife... What readers are saying about Near and Dear: 'It is not possible to read a book by Pamela Evans and not be thoroughly enthralled with the plot and the characters. She had me from page one until the very last word of Near and Dear. I highly recommend it to anyone with an appreciation of very good writing''An absolutely amazing must read! Fantastic story set in the 1900s about a woman coping with life. Girls, we can learn a lot from her...' 'I thoroughly enjoyed this book and found it difficult to put down. A fantastic story with lots of twists and turns'
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    Near Enemy

    By Adam Sternbergh
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    Adam Sternbergh
    The sequel to the Edgar-nominated SHOVEL READY, featuring kill-for-hire antihero Spademan. Perfect for fans of INCEPTION, LOOPER and Hugh Howie.'Anyone who still lives in Manhattan and has anything of real value to protect does it with a shotgun, not a deadbolt. So the problem isn't getting in, it's getting out.'When New York was hit by a dirty bomb, the city became a burnt-out shell and only the wealthy were able to escape, to a virtual reality quite different from the world around them. Former garbage man, Spademan, lost his wife and his livelihood - in a city comprised entirely of garbage, there's little one man can do. So he became a hit man, clearing up in a whole new way.But now the virtual world is under threat from elite terrorists operating from somewhere in New York and Spademan is tasked with tracking them down. He's not used to having enemies - his foes usually end up dead pretty quickly - but he's about to find out just how close they are, and how dangerous they can be...
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    A Necessary Evil (Robert Fairfax 5)

    By Hannah March
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    Hannah March
    The fifth novel in the gripping Georgian mystery series chronicling the adventures of Robert Fairfax. A must-read for fans of historical crime fiction.To Bath in its Georgian heyday come colourful visitors - the grand, fortune hunters, heiresses, invalids and imposters. Among them is Colonel Sir James Delabole - wealthy, gouty and seeking to make amends for a disreputable past.When flamboyant Sir James is found poisoned, Robert Fairfax, tutor and amateur sleuth, discovers there is no shortage of suspects. To investigate, Fairfax must enter a murky world of greed, scandal and deception, and he soon finds that the elegant spa is not such a healthy place to be...
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  • The Neighbour (Detective D.D. Warren 3)

    By Lisa Gardner
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    Lisa Gardner
    The third in the Detective D.D. Warren series from The Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Lisa Gardner for fans of Karin Slaughter and Tess Gerritsen. Publishers Weekly says THE NEIGHBOUR is 'full of inventive twists' - WHEN EVERYONE BELIEVES YOU HAVE THE PERFECT LIFE , HOW DO YOU TELL THEM IT'S A LIE?A house in suburban Boston, a perfect family; pretty, young mother Sandra Jones seemingly has it all. But when Sandra goes missing, leaving her four-year-old daughter as the only witness, it appears that all is not as idyllic as her neighbours would believe...As Detective D. D. Warren delves deeper into the fabric of the Jones' lives, she discovers the darkness therein. With Sandra's husband Jason seemingly intent on destroying evidence and isolating his young daughter, D. D. must determine if he is struggling to protect his way of life or fighting to cover his tracks. The perfect family or the ultimate lie?
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    Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories

    By Neil Gaiman
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    Neil Gaiman
    Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories by Sunday Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman is a tie-in edition to the unique Sky Arts series starring a host of British acting talent led by Tom Hughes and Johnny Vegas. Characteristically dark and strange, these four stories were originally published in Gaiman's popular short-story collections, Fragile Things and Smoke and Mirrors. 'Gaiman is... a treasure-house of story' - Stephen King. 'Let me tell you a story. No, wait, one's not enough. I'll begin again...' 'Foreign Parts', a story of loneliness and identity, and, perhaps, the joys of making your own way in the world. 'Feeders & Eaters', an eerie tale drawn from a nightmare the author had in his twenties. 'Closing Time', a ghostly story within a story, whispered in the quiet of the night. 'Looking For The Girl', a tale that spans a lifetime, originally commissioned by Penthouse for their 20th anniversary issue.
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    Nellie's War

    By Victor Pemberton
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    Victor Pemberton
    When a bomb takes away all memory of her former life, can Nellie hope for happiness again? In Nellie's War, Victor Pemberton writes a moving account of the London Blitz, and the effect it has on one young woman's future. Perfect for fans of Sheila Newberry and Cathy Sharp.Stumbling, dazed and bleeding, from the bombed wreckage of Barratts' Orphanage, Islington, sixteen-year-old Vicky Hobson can't even remember her name. The runaway evacuees who give her shelter call her Nellie, the only girl in 'Toff' Hecht's gang, until, yet again, tragedy strikes, and she is forced to move on. But when Nellie meets the great music hall illusionists, Monsieur and Madame Pierre - alias Bert and Doris Beckwith - her life begins again. In the magical world of bright lights and greasepaint she finds a wonderful new family. But even as she is happily stitching costumes backstage, Nellie can't stop thinking about her old life in the bombed-out rubble - and more particularly, about the restless young Jewish boy, 'Toff' Hecht... What readers are saying about Nellie's War: 'A lovely read' 'An excellent read, [Victor Pemberton's] stories are always very authentic''Five stars'
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    A Nest of Singing Birds

    By Elizabeth Murphy
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    Elizabeth Murphy
    Anne is the youngest of the eight Fitzgerald children, loved and petted by her older brothers and sisters and secure amid their extended family in Liverpool's Everton district. When Sarah Redmond introduces Anne to her brother John, there is an unspoken attraction between them, but John goes to Spain to fight with the International Brigade. Only when war breaks out do they marry and have three children, with whom Anne hopes to recreate her happy childhood home. But John is busy pursuing his own ambitions, and Anne wonders if she will ever live in the nest of singing birds she dreams of.
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