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The Christmas guest

Swanson, Peter, 1968-2023
Books, Manuscripts
Ashley Smith - a bright-eyed American studying in London - has unexpectedly been invited by her classmate Emma Chapman to spend Christmas at her family's Cotswolds manor house, Starvewood Hall. The holiday is a true English fantasy: woodland walks, charming pubs and elaborate dinners at the manor...
[2 copies, 0 available, 1 reserve]
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The happiest ever after

Johnson, Milly2024
Books, Manuscripts
Polly Potter is surviving, not thriving. She used to love her job - until her mentor died and her new boss decided to make her life hell. She used to love her partner Chris - until he cheated on her, and now she can't forget. The only place where her life is working is on the pages of the novel s...
[6 copies, 0 available, 4 reserves]
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Spies in Canaan

Park, David, 1953-2023
Books, Manuscripts
Michael has travelled a long way from his boyhood under the endless skies of the Midwest. His retirement is peaceful, if solitary. But one day there is a visitation: a mysterious car on the seafront, and a package delivered. From its contents, Michael understands that he has been commissioned to ...
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Buchanan, Daisy (Journalist)2023
Books, Manuscripts
Frankie has a love-hate relationship with the spotlight. She secretly craves attention, but she is ashamed of that craving. And after a lifetime of comparison to her perfect sister Bean, she has never felt more invisible. She creates a new her, utterly unrecognisable from the real Frankie. Then t...
[1 copy, 1 available]
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Fourth wing

Yarros, Rebecca2023
Books, Manuscripts
Welcome to the brutal and elite world of Basgiath War College, where everyone has an agenda, and every night could be your last. Twenty-year-old Violet Sorrengail was supposed to enter the Scribe Quadrant, living a quiet life among books and history. Now, the commanding general - also known as he...
[1 copy, 0 available, 20 reserves]
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The three graces

Craig, Amanda, 1959-2023
Books, Manuscripts
When Enzo shoots an illegal migrant from his bedroom one night, it triggers a series of events that embroil old and young, rich and poor, native and foreign. His elderly neighbours Ruth, Diana and Marta are three friends who have retired to Tuscany. Ruth's favourite grandson Olly is about to get ...
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Unnatural history

Kellerman, Jonathan2023
Books, Manuscripts
When a photographer is found inside an LA warehouse slumped in bed, shot to death, it sets in motion a complex and dangerous case for Lieutenant Milo Sturgis and Psychologist Alex Delaware. The victim had just received rave media attention for his latest project - images of homeless people living...
[2 copies, 0 available, 3 reserves]
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Honey & spice

Babalola, Bolu2023
Books, Manuscripts
The sharp-tongued (and secretly soft-hearted) Kiki Banjo is an expert in relationship-evasion, and likes to keep her feelings close to her chest. As the host of the popular student radio show, 'Brown Sugar,' it is her mission to make sure the women who make up the Afro-Caribbean Society at Whitew...
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Promise me

Mansell, Jill2023
Books, Manuscripts
One minute Lou is happily employed, with a perfect flat. The next, her home and job have gone. Suddenly she has to start over. The last thing Lou wants is to move to a tiny Cotswolds village. She certainly doesn't intend to work for curmudgeonly eighty-year-old Edgar Allsopp. But Edgar is about t...
[7 copies, 3 available]
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I did it for you

Cowie, Jayne2023
Books, Manuscripts
If you could test your son for a gene that predicts violence, would you do it? Antonia and Bea are sisters, and doting mothers to their sons. But that is where their similarities end. Antonia had her son tested to make sure he didn't possess the 'violent' M gene. Bea refuses to let her son take t...
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A daughter's gift

Walton, Mollie2023
Books, Manuscripts
Raven Hall has been requisitioned by the army, and another love interest arrives for Rosina - but she is still yearning for Harry, who is now in Singapore. Her daughter Evelyn is now in London, working for the fire service in London during the Blitz, facing extreme danger. How can Rosina protect ...
[1 copy, 0 available, 2 reserves]
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The little liar

Albom, Mitch, 1958-2023
Books, Manuscripts
When the Nazis invade Salonika, Greece, eleven-year-old Nico Krispis is offered a chance to save his family. He is instructed to convince his fellow Jewish residents to board trains heading towards the east, where they are promised jobs and safety. He dutifully goes to the station platform every ...
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The lodgers

Shortall, Eithne2023
Books, Manuscripts
Tessa's life as an activist and volunteer worker takes a hit after a fall. At the ripe young age of 69, she's no longer able to live alone and decides to take in two lodgers for free. After the recent death of his brother, Conn is riddled with grief and determined to make amends. A free room seem...
[2 copies, 1 available, 1 reserve]
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Walsh, Colin, 1986-2023
Books, Manuscripts
In the seaside village of Kinlough, on Ireland's west coast, three old friends meet for the first time in years. They - Helen, Joe and Mush - were part of an original group of six inseparable teenagers in the summer of 2003, with motherless, reckless Kala Lanann at its white-hot centre. But later...
[1 copy, 1 available]
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The snag list

White, Sophie (Journalist)2023
Books, Manuscripts
Ailbhe 'has it all'. A husband, baby - and a colossal secret. Maybe that's why she's STILL self-sabotaging. Roe's trying for a baby - a risky business when you're not sure you want to get pregnant. For 30-somethings, Lindy, Ailbhe, and Roe, the move to the new, hyper-polished, luxury housing deve...
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The chimney sweep's sister

Hornby, Emma, 1983-2023
Books, Manuscripts
Orphaned Jenny and her chimney sweep brother Noah eke out life in a cellar dwelling in the heart of the slums. Noah is the main breadwinner, but he is treated horribly by his master. Worried for her brother's safety and health, Jenny resolves to put her talent for singing to good use and begins t...
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Hazard night

Vaughan, Laura2024
Books, Manuscripts
When Eve's husband is appointed housemaster at his old boarding school, Cleeve College, she gives up her life in London to join him. But the isolation and loss of autonomy threaten both her happiness and her marriage. The arrival of Fen, an enigmatic artist and wife of the new Classics teacher, i...
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Flappy investigates

Montefiore, Santa, 1970-2023
Books, Manuscripts
Something is amiss in the village of Badley Compton. Binoculars at the ready, Flappy Scott-Booth is set to investigate. Newcomers have moved in, a young couple from London, delightful no doubt but they do need to know their place. Who better to teach them the ways of this close-knit community tha...
[2 copies, 1 available, 1 reserve]
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Shrines of gaiety

Atkinson, Kate, 1951-2023
Books, Manuscripts
1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, foreign dignitaries with gangsters, and girls sell dances for a shilling a time. The notorious queen of this...
[4 copies, 0 available, 2 reserves]
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