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Above the ether : a novel
Above the ether : a novel
Barnes, Eric (Newspaper publisher)2019
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"A mesmerizing novel of unfolding dystopia in a world very like our own, for readers of Emily St. John Mandel's Station 11 and Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood. The prequel to Eric Barnes's acclaimed novel The City Where We Once Lived, Above the Ether follows six sets of characters moving ...
After the end
After the end
Mackintosh, Clare2019
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Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They're best friends, lovers - unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and Pip can't agree. They each want a different future for their son. What if they coul...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
All the beautiful girls
All the beautiful girls
Church, Elizabeth J.2019
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In the summer of 1968, Ruby Wilde is the toast of Las Vegas. Showgirl of the Year, in her feathers and rhinestones, five-inch heels and sky-high headdresses, she mesmerises audiences from the Tropicana to the Stardust. Ratpackers and movie stars, gamblers and astronauts vie for her attention and ...
Am I guilty?
Am I guilty?
Kabler, Jackie, 1966-2019
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One moment I had it all - a gorgeous husband, a beautiful home, a fulfilling career and two adorable children. The next, everything came crashing down around me. They said it was my fault. They said I'm the worst mother in the world. And even though I can't remember what happened that day, they w...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Ask again, yes : a novel
Ask again, yes : a novel
Keane, Mary Beth2019
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Gillam, upstate New York: a town of ordinary, big-lawned suburban houses. The Gleesons have recently moved there and soon welcome the Stanhopes as their new neighbours. Lonely Lena Gleeson wants a friend but Anne Stanhope -- cold, elegant, unstable -- wants to be left alone. It's left to their ch...
Avenged
Avenged
Rose, Jacqui2019
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Thrilling, dangerous and compulsive, Avenged is perfect for fans of Martina Cole and Kimberley Chambers. You make a deal with the devil; you pay your dues...Franny Doyle has always known that her father Patrick has been up to no good. After all you don't become one of London's number one gangster...
Backlash : a thriller
Backlash : a thriller
Thor, Brad2019
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In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, ther...
Becoming Belle
Becoming Belle
O'Connor, Nuala, 1970-2019
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In 1887, Isabel Bilton is the eldest of three daughters of a middle-class military family, growing up in a small garrison town. By 1891 she is the Countess of Clancarty, dubbed "the peasant countess" by the press, and a member of the Irish aristocracy. Becoming Belle is the story of the four year...
Before and again
Before and again
Delinsky, Barbara2019
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"Mackenzie Cooper took her eyes off the road for just a moment but the resulting collision was enough to rob her not only of her beloved daughter but ultimately of her marriage, family, and friends--and thanks to the nonstop media coverage, even her privacy. Now she lives in Vermont under the nam...
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Döblin, Alfred, 1878-19572019
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Franz Biberkopf is back on the streets of Berlin. Determined to go straight after a stint in prison, he finds himself thwarted by an unpredictable external agency that looks an awful lot like fate. Cheated, humiliated, thrown from a moving car; embroiled in an underworld of pimps, thugs, drunks a...
Big sky
Big sky
Atkinson, Kate2019
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Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at the discretion of his ex-partner Julia. It's picturesque, but there's something darker lurking behind the scenes. Jackson's current job, gathering proo...
[1 copy, 5 reserves]
A bitter harvest
A bitter harvest
Ellingworth, Charles2019
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1919. The Great War is over and an armistice agreed but peace is not a given. England, riven by grief and loss, attacked by the Spanish Flu, with its younger generation of men killed, traumatised or wounded, is adjusting to a changed world. The slaughter of the Great War is over, but the Roaring ...
Black sun : a novel
Black sun : a novel
Matthews, Owen2019
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It is the dawn of the 1960s. In order to investigate the gruesome death of a brilliant young physicist, KGB officer Major Alexander Vasin must leave Moscow for Arzamas-16, a top-secret research city that does not appear on any map. There he comes up against the brightest, most cutthroat brain tru...
Blood of an exile
Blood of an exile
Naslund, Brian2019
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In this fast-paced adventure, Flawless Bershad was given a death sentence when he was caught trying to assassinate a fellow noble: fight monsters so that his death would serve the kingdom.
Bonnie and Stan
Bonnie and Stan
Stuart, Anna2019
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After 50 years together Stan still adores his wife... so why is he dating again? Bonnie and Stan are soulmates. They met during the Swinging Sixties, to the soundtrack of The Beatles and the Merseybeat scene. Now they've grown up and grown old together, had children and grandchildren. They are fi...
The book of Tehran : a city in short fiction
The book of Tehran : a city in short fiction
2019
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A city of stories – short, fragmented, amorphous, and at times contradictory – Tehran is an impossible tale to tell. For the capital city of one of the most powerful nations in the Middle East, its literary output is rarely acknowledged in the West. This unique celebration of its writing brings t...
The bookshop on the shore
The bookshop on the shore
Colgan, Jenny2019
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Escape to the Scottish Highlands where a tiny bookshop perches on the edge of a loch. Zoe is a single mother, sinking beneath the waves trying to cope by herself in London. Hari, her gorgeous little boy is perfect in every way - except for the fact that he just doesn't speak, at all. When her lan...
[1 copy, 4 reserves]
The bookshop on the shore
The bookshop on the shore
Colgan, Jenny2019
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MODERN & CONTEMPORARY FICTION (POST C 1945). Desperate to escape from London, single mother Lottie wants to build a new life for herself and her son Raffie. She can barely afford the crammed studio apartment on a busy street where honking horns and shouting football fans keep them awake all night...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Brutal
Brutal
Heller, Mandasue2019
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When Frank Peters' wife Maureen dies, he feels that his once-idyllic life on the Yorkshire Moors is over. And with a daughter emigrating to Australia and a son who has his own marital problems, Frank feels resigned to a life of loneliness. Then one night he finds a frightened young woman hiding a...
Bunny
Bunny
Awad, Mona2019
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"Samantha Heather Mackey couldn't be more of an outsider in her small, highly selective MFA program at New England's Warren University. A scholarship student who prefers the company of her dark imagination to that of most people, she is utterly repelled by the rest of her fiction writing cohort--...
Am I guilty?
Kabler, Jackie, 1966-2019
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Big sky
Atkinson, Kate2019
[1 copy, 5 reserves]
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