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The Outline of Love

By Morgan Mccarthy
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Morgan Mccarthy
Persephone Triebold has grown up in the strange desolation of the Scottish Highlands, raised by her anxious father and memories of her dead mother. Inexperienced in the rules of friendship, sex and love, Persephone takes the opportunity to replace uninhabited mountain ranges with city life and leaves to study for a degree in London.Parties, new friends and the polluted splendour of the capital intoxicate Persephone at first, but fail to supply her with the grand passion she wants. It's only when she meets the literary star Leo Ford, a former singer who has become a celebrated writer, that she finds someone she can love. Though Persephone succeeds in entering Leo's circle of friends she finds him to be as elusive as he is sought after. And she becomes increasingly curious about the incident in his past of which no one ever speaks...
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  • Omega (Academy - Book 4)

    By Jack McDevitt
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    Jack McDevitt
    'No one writing today is better than McDevitt at combining galaxy-spanning adventure with the genuine novel of ideas' Washington Post Book WorldA civilization-destroying Omega cloud has switched direction, heading straight for a previously unexplored planetary system - and its alien society. A handful of brave humans must try to save an entire world ... without revealing their existence.'McDevitt handles the back story so adroitly that readers unfamiliar with earlier volumes in this series should have no trouble following the action' New York Times Book Review
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    Of Love and War

    By Paul Doherty
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    Paul Doherty
    The war may be over, but devastating secrets are about to come to light...Of Love and War is a compelling tale of love, guilt and retribution in the aftermath of the Great War from masterful writer, Paul Doherty. Perfect for fans of Pat Barker and Sebastian Barry.'A powerful and poignant novel with echoes of Birdsong and Gallipoli, [Paul Doherty's] exuberant story of love, guilt and retribution vividly captures the courage and tragedy of the Great War's survivors as the face an uncertain future' - Newcastle Evening ChronicleIn 1921, Lieutenant Henry Gilpin is scouring the country seeking out those who, perhaps, did not do their best for king and country in the Great War. In the mining town of Crouden, Jack Aylward's name is on the top of his list. Many men never returned to Crouden from the mud of Northern France; the survivors are tragically altered. Gilpin may exorcise their ghosts, but he brings new terrors with his justice. Kitty Aylward watches in horror as he tears apart the lives of people she has loved and respected. After a wonderful childhood with her constant companions, Billy and Jack, Kitty had finally married Billy but before he left to fight Billy asked for one strange promise: if he should die, she must marry his closest friend. When her husband was killed kept her oath, but now she slowly realises that Gilpin could hold a terrible secret concerning Jack, and Billy's death.What readers are saying about Paul Doherty:'A tremendous and absorbing read''The sounds and smells of the period seem to waft from the pages of [Paul Doherty's] books''Five stars'
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    One

    By Florence Knight
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    Florence Knight
    Cooking's new golden girl. GuardianThe new kitchen goddess. Daily MailEach chapter in One focuses on recipes built around one particular store cupboard ingredient, such as ketchup, oil, salt and honey. The result is a host of modern European dishes that have appeal, longevity and a touch of elegance to boot. OliveShe made her name as head chef at London's Polpetto and now Florence Knight has brought out her first book, One. In it, she turns to the kitchen cupboard to create no-nonsense but creative food from her favourite ingredients - proving just how much can be achieved with a bottle of ketchup and some imagination. Waitrose KitchenFlorence is the next big thing in cooking. Observer Food Monthly'Less is more' typifies Florence's style. She cooks with delicacy and almost poetic simplicity but with a meticulous attention to detail that manifests itself in dishes of rare and delightful flavours. Russell Norman, Polpo
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    The Outline of Love

    By Morgan Mccarthy
    Authors:
    Morgan Mccarthy
    Persephone Triebold has grown up in the strange desolation of the Scottish Highlands, raised by her anxious father and memories of her dead mother. Inexperienced in the rules of friendship, sex and love, Persephone takes the opportunity to replace uninhabited mountain ranges with city life and leaves to study for a degree in London.Parties, new friends and the polluted splendour of the capital intoxicate Persephone at first, but fail to supply her with the grand passion she wants. It's only when she meets the literary star Leo Ford, a former singer who has become a celebrated writer, that she finds someone she can love. Though Persephone succeeds in entering Leo's circle of friends she finds him to be as elusive as he is sought after. And she becomes increasingly curious about the incident in his past of which no one ever speaks...
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    One Was a Soldier: Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne 7

    By Julia Spencer-Fleming
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    Julia Spencer-Fleming
    The seventh in the New York Times bestselling mystery series for fans of Louise Penny and Elizabeth George.On a warm September evening in the Millers Kill community center, five veterans sit down in rickety chairs to try to make sense of their experiences in Iraq. What they will find is murder, conspiracy, and the unbreakable ties that bind them to one another and their small Adirondack town.But coming home is harder than it looks. One vet will struggle with drugs and alcohol. One will lose his family and friends. One will die. Since their first meeting, Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne and Rev. Clare Fergusson's bond has been tried, torn, and forged by adversity. But when he rules a veteran's death a suicide, she violently rejects his verdict, drawing the surviving vets into an unorthodox investigation that threatens jobs, relationships, and her own future with Russ. As the days cool and the nights grow longer, they will uncover a trail of deceit that runs from their tiny town to the upper ranks of the U.S. Army, and from the waters of the Millers Kill to the unforgiving streets of Baghdad.
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    Out of the Deep I Cry: Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne 3

    By Julia Spencer-Fleming
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    Julia Spencer-Fleming
    For fans of Louise Penny and Elizabeth George. A 2005 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel. The third in the New York Times bestselling mystery series. On April 1, 1930, Jonathan Ketchem's wife Jane walked from her house to the police department to ask for help in finding her husband. The men, worn out from a night of chasing bootleggers, did what they could. But no one ever saw Jonathan Ketchem again...Now decades later, someone else is missing in Miller's Kill, NY. This time it's the physician of the clinic that bears the Ketchem name. Suspicion falls on a volatile single mother with a grudge against the doctor, but Reverend Clare Fergusson isn't convinced. As Clare and Russ investigate, they discover that the doctor's disappearance is linked to a bloody trail going all the way back to the hardscrabble Prohibition era. As they draw ever closer to the truth, their attraction for each other grows increasingly more difficult to resist. And their search threatens to uncover secrets that snake from one generation to the next-and to someone who's ready to kill.
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  • On Every Street (The Artists Trilogy 0.5)

    By Karina Halle
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    Karina Halle
    From the author of the acclaimed The Pact, Love, In English and the Dirty Angels Trilogy. If you devoured the Fifty Shades trilogy and the Crossfire series, you'll love The Artists Trilogy, a sexy, thrilling ride about the lengths one man will go to for love. The Artists Trilogy - Prequel to Book OneWhen young con artist Ellie Watt decides to call herself Eden White and go after the drug lord who ruined her as a child, she never expects to fall for one of his henchmen. But Javier Bernal is no ordinary man. Subtly dangerous and overwhelmingly seductive, Eden finds herself passionately in love with Javier, the very person she's set-up to betray. With her body and heart in a heated battle against her deep need for revenge, no one will walk away from this con a winner.This novella takes place six years before Karina Halle's novel Sins & Needles. On Every Street can be read before or after Sins & Needles and may also be read as a standalone.Want more breathless action? Don't miss Karina's scorching-hot Dirty Angels Trilogy.
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  • Obsession (The Faces of Evil 1)

    By Debra Webb
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    Debra Webb
    The first novel in Debra Webb's internationally bestselling FACES OF EVIL series, for fans of Karen Rose, Katia Lief and Mary Burton.Evil can hide... In the frantic race to catch a brutal and obsessive serial killer, Jess Harris broke the rules and lost everything. Her reputation in tatters, she has no choice but to return to Birmingham, to the hometown and the past she ran away from long ago. Behind many masks.Dan Burnett, Police Chief of Birmingham, Alabama, is running out of options. Four young women are missing and in desperation, he turns to his estranged first love, Special Agent Jess Harris, whose skill and experience offer a glimmer of hope.Do you know what it looks like?As Jess and Dan race to find the women, a fifth disappears. And, for Jess, the search becomes all the more terrifying when she receives a startling personal message. Can Jess confront her past to save five futures? Or is it already too late?Catch the rest of the heart-stopping series: Impulse, Power, Rage, Revenge and Ruthless.
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    One Golden Summer: The Telegraph at the London Games (Ebook)

    By Telegraph Media Group
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    Telegraph Media Group
    Exclusive to this ebook-only edition, relive the incredible summer of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games with this inspirational series of articles from the Telegraph, available as a collection for the first time.
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    Origin

    By J.T. Brannan
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    J.T. Brannan
    For millennia it has lain there undiscovered. Now the time has come...Research scientist Evelyn Edwards always knew the Antarctic held deep secrets but the discovery of a 40,000 year old body buried under the ice caps surpasses even her wildest expectations. But just as her team begins extracting the body the dream turns into a horrific nightmare as they are targeted for death by someone who wants to keep this secret buried. Evelyn barely escapes with her life...On the run, alone and desperate, she turns to her ex-husband Matt Adams, a former member of an elite government unit, for help. Soon, they find themselves caught up in a frantic race against time, which takes them from Area 51 to the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, as they try to uncover the biggest conspiracy of all time before it's too late for everyone...If mankind thought it knew its origins, the time has come to think again because its every belief is about to be challenged...
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    The Other Half of Me

    By Morgan Mccarthy
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    Morgan Mccarthy
    THE OTHER HALF OF ME by Morgan McCarthy is an evocative and haunting debut from a unique literary voice. Jonathan and Theo's childhood is one in which money is abundant but nurture is scarce. With a father who died when they were very young and a mother who starts drinking at lunchtime, the brother and sister are largely left to roam around their sprawling estate in rural Wales, looking after only themselves and each other. Until, that is, their grandmother Eve returns to the family home. Eve is a figure who is as enchanting as she is forbidding, and she takes the children under her wing, answering their questions about their family history that have always been ignored. Yet as they grow older, they discover that much of what they've been told is a fiction, and that something very sinister lies in their past.
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    The Other Daughter

    By Lisa Gardner
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    Lisa Gardner
    THE OTHER DAUGHTER is a brilliant standalone thriller from The Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Lisa Gardner. IF YOU CAN'T TRUST YOUR FAMILY, THEN WHO CAN YOU TRUST? Sophie Hannah and Karin Slaughter love Lisa Gardner. Have you read her yet?When Melanie wakes up in hospital all she knows is that she can't remember any of the first nine years of her life and no-one is there waiting for her.For Dr Stokes - who treated Melanie that night - and his wife, their decision to adopt the abandoned child comes as a blessing following their desperate struggle to deal with the brutal murder of their four-year-old daughter, Meagan. But when, after twenty years of happy family life, Melanie suddenly finds her past under investigation by a reporter and an FBI agent, everything she thought she knew about her new life is questioned. And when horrific messages and gifts start arriving, Melanie is forced to face the terrifying reality that her family may be the last people she should trust...
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    The Out of Office Girl: Summer comes early with this gorgeous rom-com!

    By Nicola Doherty
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    Nicola Doherty
    If you love Sophie Kinsella or Lindsey Kelk, you'll adore this gorgeous, romantic Italian getaway.From London to Italy with love...Alice Roberts is having a rubbish summer.She's terrified of her boss, her career is stalling, and she's just been dumped - by text message. But things are about to change... When her boss Olivia is taken ill, Alice is sent on the work trip of a lifetime: to a villa in Sicily, to edit the autobiography of Hollywood bad boy Luther Carson. But it's not all yachts, nightclubs and Camparis. Luther's arrogant agent Sam wants him to ditch the book. Luther himself is gorgeous, charming and impossible to read. There only seems to be one way to get his attention, and it's not one her boss would approve of. Alice is out of the office, and into deep trouble...
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    Our Rose

    By Victor Pemberton
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    Victor Pemberton
    There are some problems a quick wit cannot overcome... As war descends on London, a young woman struggles to hold her family together in Victor Pemberton's gripping saga Our Rose. Perfect for fans of Harry Bowling and Dilly Court.Growing up just around the corner from Islington's Chapel Market, the second of six children born in the tiny flat above Mr Popov's piano factory, red-headed, big-hearted Rose Humble is used to holding her own in the world. When there's a family problem - her father's arrest for thieving, her mother losing her job at the London Transport Staff Canteen - it is Rose who somehow manages to bring the Humbles through the crisis.But as she grows older and war starts to cast its shadow over all their lives, Rose realises there are some problems a quick wit and a ready tongue cannot solve. And she also comes to see that there are people who are not all they seem... What readers are saying about Our Rose: 'This has to be the best book I have ever bought''What impressed me the most about the book was the absolute attention to detail that made you feel like you were there with Rose in wartime London''Our Rose was a wonderful story - I loved it from start to finish'
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  • The Oath (Dismas Hardy series, book 8)

    By John Lescroart
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    John Lescroart
    The death of his boss sparks a worried Dr Eric Kensing to enlist the help of lawyer Dismas Hardy. He is right to be worried... Hardy defends yet another questionable client in The Oath, the eighth fantastic crime thriller in John Lescroart's Dismas Hardy series. Perfect for fans of Michael Connelly and Lee Child.'Gripping, timely and extremely satisfying... a stellar novel that has broad appeal' - BooklistDoctor Eric Kensing is living in fear that he is about to be indicted for the death of a patient. That patient was his boss, Tim Markham. But Kensing and Markham aren't just connected by work - Kensing's wife is one of Markham's many lovers. It's not looking good for Kensing, so he enlists the help of lawyer Dismas Hardy. Some say Kensing is not worth saving, although others say that Kensing is a special doctor, prepared to do anything to save a patient's life, even defying proper medical procedure. Despite all the damning evidence, Hardy becomes increasingly sure that Kensing is innocent. Against mounting pressure for an arrest, Hardy knows that the only way to save Kensing is to find the real murderer. And like Kensing, he seems to be working within a system that is set up to thwart him and any attempt at real justice...What readers are saying about The Oath:'Lescroart keeps the reader guessing until the last page''I don't like to put it down and can't wait to pick it up and read at night''The Oath stands far ahead of the rest for its twisting plot, fleshed out characters, lightning fast pace and surprises along the way'
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    Out of Oz

    By Gregory Maguire
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    Gregory Maguire
    The marvellous land of Oz is knotted with social unrest: The Emerald City is mounting an invasion of Munchkinland, Glinda is under house arrest, and the Cowardly Lion is on the run from the law. And look who's knocking at the door. It's none other than Dorothy. Yes, that Dorothy. Amid all this chaos, Elphaba's granddaughter, the tiny green baby born at the close of Son of a Witch, has come of age. Now, Rain will take up her broom in an Oz wracked by war. Out of Oz is a magical journey rife with revelations and reversals, reprisals and surprises - the hallmarks of the brilliant and unique imagination of Gregory Maguire.
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    The Other Woman's Shoes

    By Adele Parks
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    Adele Parks
    SEXY AND COMFORTABLE... CAN YOU REALLY HAVE BOTH?The Other Woman's Shoes is a gripping novel of two very different sisters from Adele Parks, author of the No. 1 ebook bestseller, The Stranger In My Home, which asks: is there such a thing as a perfect life or the perfect love?The Evergreen sisters have always been opposites.Martha is married and has the perfect home and family. Eliza rents a drab one-bedroom flat, which she shares with her sexy but hapless boyfriend.Until, one day, Eliza walks out on him, the very same day that Martha's husband walks out on her. Suddenly the Evergreen sisters are united by separation.Eliza is free to pursue the relationship she's always wanted; one that offers stability and security. Martha falls into a relationship that she could never have imagined; it's crazy and carefree.Can they find happiness dashing down these new paths? Or does chasing love only get more complicated when you're running in another woman's shoes?Features a preview of Adele's stunning, emotionally powerful contemporary novel, The State We're In and her sweeping, romantic historical, Spare Brides.What readers are saying about The Other Woman's Shoes:'All about finding happiness that sets the characters free, releasing the sexy, fun and loving women they really are. Superb!''A fantastic, very well written and very refreshing book - certainly worth your while!'
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    The Other Side of the Track

    By Victor Pemberton
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    Victor Pemberton
    To a wounded soldier, a young nurse brings hope for the future... In The Other Side of the Track, Victor Pemberton weaves an unforgettable saga of an impossible love and the obstacles that threaten to stand in its way. Perfect for fans of Rosie Goodwin and Sheila Newberry. It's the second year of the Great War and Rosie Little is working at Charing Cross Station, helping the injured troops returning from the Front. Private Joe Upton is one such weary soldier and is instantly captivated by the lovely Rosie. The couple fall passionately in love and, although they are too young to get married, decide to live together, risking scandal and their parents' outrage. They find happiness in their new home: an abandoned railway carriage. But all too soon family conflicts drive a wedge between them, and at a time when no one seems able to escape the tragedy of war, Rosie and Joe are about to face their toughest test... What readers are saying about The Other Side of the Track: 'Just get carried away in [Victor Pemberton books] - easy reading, holds you from the start' 'Five stars'
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    Our Street

    By Victor Pemberton
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    Victor Pemberton
    One World War. One unlikely friendship. One bitter rivalry. The power of friendship, love and jealousy is vividly portrayed in Victor Pemberton's moving wartime saga Our Street. Perfect for fans of Dilly Court and Harry Bowling.1944, North London. Fifteen-year-old Frankie Lewis feels as if the war will go on forever. But one night in the blackout, his life takes an extraordinary turn. Whilst playing a vindictive prank on the German-Jewish widow who lives nearby, Frankie finds himself hauled across her doorstep into a world of books and culture.Fascinated by Elsa's stories of life before the war and her late husband - a British officer - young Frankie becomes good friends with Elsa, helping her out in her shop and confiding his troubles to her - from his crush to his sister's unwanted pregnancy. So, when Elsa suddenly dies of a heart attack, Frankie is devastated. He is almost as shocked to discover that Elsa has left her shop to him - a legacy that her brother-in-law is determined to deny him... What readers are saying about Our Street: 'Another very good story from Victor Pemberton, his books are so true to life''Keeps you wanting to read more and more''Well written and it takes you back to the time he's writing about, interesting characters and a good story too - a very enjoyable read'
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