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Alchemy and Rose
Alchemy and Rose
Maine, Sarah2021
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Will Stewart is one of many who have left their old lives behind to seek their fortunes in New Zealand's last great gold rush. The conditions are hostile and the outlook bleak, but he must push on in his uncertain search for the elusive buried treasure. Rose is about to arrive on the shores of So...
All the colours of night
All the colours of night
Krentz, Jayne Ann2021
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North Chastain possesses a paranormal talent that gives him the ability to track down the most dangerous psychic criminals. When his father suddenly falls into a coma-like state, North is convinced it was caused by a deadly artifact that traces back to the days of a secret government program know...
[1 copy, 3 reserves]
Animal farm : a fairy story
Animal farm : a fairy story
Orwell, George, 1903-19502021
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When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take cont...
Asylum road
Asylum road
Sudjic, Olivia2021
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A couple drive from London to coastal Provence. Anya is preoccupied with what she feels is a relationship on the verge; unequal, precarious. Luke, reserved, stoic, gives away nothing. As the sun sets one evening, he proposes, and they return to London engaged. But planning a wedding does little t...
Beware of dogs
Beware of dogs
Flann, Elizabeth2021
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"Not much daylight left now." So begins the field diary of Alix Verhoeven, whose impulsive acceptance of an offer to spend Easter on a remote island has turned into a terrifying ordeal. Hiding in a tiny cave, she carefully rations out her meagre supplies, while desperately trying to figure out ho...
The burning girls
The burning girls
Tudor, C. J.2021
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Welcome to Chapel Croft. 500 years ago, eight protestant martyrs were burned to death. 30 years ago, two teenage girls disappeared without a trace. Two months ago, the vicar commited suicide. Reverend Jack Brooks, a single parent with a 14-year-old daughter and a heavy conscience, arrives in the ...
[2 copies, 4 reserves]
The bushranger's wife
The bushranger's wife
Adnams, Cheryl2021
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How do you tame a wild colonial boy? With an even wilder colonial girl. Central Highlands of Victoria 1861 Jack the Devil's reputation precedes him. The most notorious bushranger on the Central Highlands, nothing throws him off his game -- until he holds up Prudence Stanforth and her grandmother....
The children's train
The children's train
Ardone, Viola, 1974-2021
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Though Mussolini and the fascists have been defeated, the war has devastated Italy, especially the south. Seven-year-old Amerigo lives with his mother Antonietta in Naples, surviving on odd jobs and his wits like the rest of the poor in his neighborhood. But one day, Amerigo learns that a train w...
The coffinmaker's garden
The coffinmaker's garden
MacBride, Stuart2021
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As a massive storm batters the Scottish coast, Gordon Smith's home is falling into the North Sea. But the crumbling headland has revealed what he's got buried in his garden: human remains. With the storm still raging, it's too dangerous to retrieve the bodies and waves are devouring the evidence....
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The coffinmaker's garden
The coffinmaker's garden
MacBride, Stuart2021
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A village on the edge... As a massive storm batters the Scottish coast, Gordon Smith's home is falling into the North Sea. But the crumbling headland has revealed what he's got buried in his garden: human remains. A house full of secrets... With the storm still raging, it's too dangerous to retri...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
A crooked tree
A crooked tree
Mannion, Una2021
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Rage. That's the feeling engulfing the car as Ellen's mother swerves over to the hard-shoulder and orders her daughter out onto the roadside. Ignoring the protests of her other children, she accelerates away, leaving Ellen standing on the gravel verge in her school pinafore and knee socks as the ...
Dead letters
Dead letters
Brissenden, Michael2021
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Counter terrorism expert Sid Allen knows nothing good ever comes from a phone call at 5 am. Politician Dan LeRoi, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security, has been shot. Four bullets to the head. The crime scene is chaotic. Homicide. Counter Terrorism. Media. And for Sid, hun...
The devils you know
The devils you know
Sanders, Ben, 1989-2021
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Vincent needs a change. He's spent the last fifteen years in covert operations for the US government, but after a botched and fatal mission, he decides he's done with pulling triggers. He lucks into a dream job in Santa Barbara as head of security for supermarket mogul Eugene Lamar: nothing more ...
The diplomat's wife
The diplomat's wife
Jenoff, Pam2021
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1945. Marta Nederman has barely survived the brutality of a Nazi concentration camp, where she was imprisoned for her work with the Polish resistance. Lucky to have escaped with her life, she meets Paul, an American soldier, who gives her hope of a happier future. The two make a promise to meet i...
Eye of a rook
Eye of a rook
Taylor, Josephine2021
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In Victorian London, Arthur Rochdale's wife Emily is struck down by a pain for which she can find no words. In desperation, Arthur seeks the aid of Isaac Baker Brown and contemplates the surgeon's terrifying treatment for 'hysterical' women at his London Surgical Home. Almost 150 years later, wri...
[3 copies, 1 reserve]
A feather on the breath of God
A feather on the breath of God
Nunez, Sigrid2021
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A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother, who meet in postwar Germany and settle in New York City. Growing up in a housing project in the 1950s and 1960s, the narrator escapes into dreams inspired both by her parents' stories ...
Find me in Havana
Find me in Havana
Burdick, Serena2021
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The dazzling true story of one of Hollywood's most celebrated Hispanic actresses and her daughter's search for answers. Cuba, 1936: When Estelita Rodriguez sings in a hazy Havana nightclub for the very first time, she is nine years old. From then on, that spotlight of adoration - from Havana to N...
First comes marriage
First comes marriage
Macomber, Debbie2021
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Janine Hartman loved her grandfather dearly - but she balked at his plan to choose her a husband. Zach Thomas, the intended groom, didn't like it any better. Zach had recently merged his business with the Hartman family firm, and that was the only Hartman-Thomas merger he wanted. But Grandfather ...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
The four winds
The four winds
Hannah, Kristin2021
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Texas, 1934. Elsa Martinelli had finally found the life she'd yearned for. A family, a home and a livelihood on a farm on the Great Plains. But when drought threatens all she and her community hold dear, Elsa's world is shattered to the winds. Fearful of the future, when Elsa wakes to find her hu...
[3 copies, 8 reserves]
Girl A
Girl A
Dean, Abigail2021
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Lex Gracie doesn't want to think about her family. She doesn't want to think about growing up in her parents' House of Horrors. And she doesn't want to think about her identity as Girl A: the girl who escaped. When her mother dies in prison and leaves Lex and her siblings the family home, she can...
[3 copies, 3 reserves]
Having Faith
Having Faith
Delinsky, Barbara2021
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Faith Barry is on the fast track in legal circles. Sawyer Bell is a colleague and a friend of Faith's from way back and now they're representing opposing clients in a complicated and messy divorce case. They find the battle irresistible, until one night changes everything and they cross the line ...
Head case
Head case
Wiley, Michael, 1961-2021
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While in the hospital recuperating from a gunshot wound, Chicago PI Sam Kelson is approached by a nurse who's troubled by three recent deaths. No pattern, no connection - except that three patients died when they shouldn't have. Initially skeptical, Kelson starts asking questions - and the more h...
Heiress on fire
Heiress on fire
McCourt, Kellie2021
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The marriage of Aussie billion-heiress Indigo-Daisy-Violet-Amber Hasluck-Royce-Jones-Bombberg to conscientious reconstructive surgeon Dr Richard Bombberg has come to a spectacular end. In the middle of a cocktail party, Indigo set him and a mysterious redhead on fire. And then blew them and her p...
The imitator
The imitator
Starford, Rebecca, 1984-2021
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Out of place at boarding school, scholarship girl Evelyn Varley realises that the only way for her to fit in is to be like everyone else. She hides her real self and what she really thinks behind the manners and attitudes of those around her. By the time she graduates from Oxford University in 19...
[2 copies, 3 reserves]
Just an ordinary family
Just an ordinary family
Lowe, Fiona2021
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Every family has its secrets... Alice Hunter is smarting from the raw deal life has thrown her way: suddenly single, jobless and forced to move home to her parents' tiny seaside town. And now she faces an uncomfortable truth. She wants her twin sister Libby's enviable life. Libby's closest friend...
The last convict
The last convict
Hill, Anthony, 1942-2021
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Oxford 1863. Young Samuel Speed sets a barley stack alight in the hope it will earn him a bed in prison for the night. He wants nothing more than a morsel of food in his belly and a warm place to sleep off the streets. What he receives is a sentence of seven years' servitude, to be served half a ...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
The Lawson sisters
The Lawson sisters
Gover, Janet2021
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For many years Elizabeth Lawson has battled single-handedly to run the family's historic horse stud in memory of her beloved father. But a devastating loss puts her dreams at risk. With no options left, Liz is forced to turn to her estranged sister Kayla for help. Kayla has built a new life in th...
Lengthening shadows
Lengthening shadows
Franklin, Bob, 1949-2021
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The master of creeping unease and unrelenting consequences is back. The vain and the cruel, the indifferent and the excessive, across ten tales of cut corners and grubby compromise, Bob Franklin turns his fairground mirror on contemporary Australia, with a cast of characters navigating modern lif...
Light of the Jedi
Light of the Jedi
Soule, Charles2021
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It is a golden age. Intrepid hyperspace scouts expand the reach of the Repubic to the furthest stars, worlds flourish under the benevolent leadership of the Senate, and peace reigns, enforced by the wisdom and strength of the renowned order of Force users known as the Jedi. With the Jedi at the h...
The lost boys
The lost boys
Kellerman, Faye2021
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When Bertram Telemann, a developmentally disabled man, goes missing from a local diner, detective Peter Decker is put on the case. Very quickly, he realises there is more to the disappearance than meets the eye when he discovers Decker's nurse is missing too, and blood is found in her house. Then...
The Moroccan daughter
The Moroccan daughter
Rodriguez, Deborah2021
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Amina Bennis has come back to her childhood home in Morocco to attend her sister's wedding. The time has come for her to confront her strict, traditionalist father with the secret she has kept for more than a year - her American husband, Max. Amina's best friend, Charlie, and Charlie's feisty gra...
My best friend's murder
My best friend's murder
Phillips, Polly2021
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Bec and Izzy have been best friends their whole lives. They've been through a lot together - the death of Bec's mother, the birth of Izzy's daughter, Bec's engagement. But there's a darker side to their friendship, too - and Bec is about to reach breaking point. Then Izzy is found broken and bloo...
A necessary death
A necessary death
Holt, Anne, 1958-2021
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Selma Falck is living a nightmare. Trapped in a burning cabin on a freezing snow-covered mountain, she has no idea where she is or how she got there. Bruised, bleeding and naked, she barely makes it out in time as the flames engulf the cabin. With no signs of human habitation nearby, the temperat...
Neighbours
Neighbours
Steel, Danielle2021
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Meredith White was one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces. But a personal tragedy cut her career short and alienated her from her family. For the last fifteen years, Meredith has shut herself away from the world, living in her San Francisco mansion. Then, on a late summer day, a devastating e...
[2 copies, 4 reserves]
Our darkest night
Our darkest night
Robson, Jennifer, 1970-2021
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Venice, 1943: Under the Nazi occupation, life is increasingly perilous for Italian Jews. Antonina Mazin has but one hope to survive - to leave her beloved parents and hide in the countryside, posing as the bride of a man she has only just met. Nico Gerardi was studying for the priesthood until ci...
Outlawed : a novel
Outlawed : a novel
North, Anna2021
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The Crucible meets True Grit in this feminist western. The day of her wedding, 17 year old Ada's life looks good; she loves her husband, and she loves working as an apprentice to her mother, a respected midwife. But after a year of marriage and no pregnancy, in a town where barren women are routi...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
The Paris affair
The Paris affair
Drysdale, Pip2021
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She thinks love can kill you. It turns out she might be right. Meet Harper Brown Occupation: Arts journalist. Dream job: Hard-hitting news reporter. Location: Paris. Loves: True crime podcasts, art galleries, coffee, whiskey. Does not love: fake people, toxic positivity, being told how to live he...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
Post mortem
Post mortem
Bell, Gary2021
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Thirteen men have died in a London prison. Barrister Elliot Rook QC, who risks losing everything if his secret criminal past is revealed, must defend Charli Meadows, the vulnerable single mother accused of smuggling the deadly tainted drugs inside. But just as Rook becomes suspicious of those clo...
The prophets
The prophets
Jones, Robert, Jr., 1977-2021
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The Halifax plantation is known as Empty by the slaves who work it under the pitiless gaze of its overseers and its owner, Massa Paul. Two young enslaved men, Samuel and Isaiah dwell among the animals they keep in the barn, helping out in the fields when their day is done. But the barn is their h...
[3 copies, 1 reserve]
The push
The push
Audrain, Ashley, 1982-2021
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'The women in this family, we're different...' The arrival of baby Violet was meant to be the happiest day of my life. It was meant to be a fresh start. But as soon as I held her in my arms I knew something wasn't right. I have always known that the women in my family aren't meant to be mothers. ...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Repentance
Repentance
Gibbs, Alison2021
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It's the summer of 1976, and the winds of change are blowing through the small town of Repentance on the edge of the Great Dividing Range. The old families cut timber, but the new settlers have a different perspective on the natural order and humankind's place in the scheme of things. Linda Curti...
The royal correspondent
The royal correspondent
Joel, Alexandra, 1953-2021
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When Blaise Hill, a feisty young journalist from one of Sydney's toughest neighbourhoods, is dispatched to London at the dawn of the swinging sixties to report on Princess Margaret's controversial marriage to an unconventional photographer, she is drawn into an elite realm of glamour and intrigue...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
The Russian
The Russian
Patterson, James2021
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Detective and mystery stories. Suspense. Suspense fiction. A killer crashes Michael Bennett's wedding in the thirteenth thrilling novel by James Patterson featuring the NYPD's top detective. A series of gruesome murders in New York City has Michael Bennett angry - but when he identifies similar c...
[3 copies, 6 reserves]
Sargasso
Sargasso
George, Kathy2021
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As a child, Hannah lived at Sargasso, the isolated beachside home designed by her father, a brilliant architect. A lonely, introverted child, she wanted no company but that of Flint, the enigmatic boy who no one else ever saw... and who promised he would always look after her. Hannah's idyllic ch...
Serpentine
Serpentine
Kellerman, Jonathan2021
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Ellie Barker is a self-made millionaire by the age of forty, and is obsessed with reopening the coldest of cases - the decades-old death of the mother she never knew. She hires LAPD homicide lieutenant Milo Sturgis to help. Twenty-five years ago Ellie's mother was found with a bullet in her head ...
Shelter
Shelter
Jinks, Catherine, 1963-2021
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Meg lives alone: a little place in the bush outside town. A perfect place to hide. That's one of the reasons she offers to shelter Nerine, who's escaping a violent ex. The other is that Meg knows what it's like to live with an abusive partner. Nerine is jumpy and her two little girls are frighten...
The silent listener
The silent listener
Yeowart, Lyn2021
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In the cold, wet summer of 1960, 11-year-old Joy Henderson lives in constant fear of her father. She tries to make him happy but, as he keeps reminding her, she is nothing but a filthy sinner destined for Hell... Yet, decades later, she returns to the family's farm to nurse him on his death bed. ...
[2 copies, 3 reserves]
Spin
Spin
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels2021
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In the aftermath of a NASA rocket launch gone terribly wrong, Captain Calli Chase comes face-to-face with her missing twin sister -- as well as the startling truth of who they really are. Now, a top secret program put in motion years ago has spun out of control, and only Calli can redirect its co...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
This has been absolutely lovely
This has been absolutely lovely
Dettmann, Jessica2021
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Molly's a millennial home organiser about to have her first baby. Obviously her mum, Annie, will help with the childcare. Everyone else's parents are doing it. But Annie's dreams of music stardom have been on hold for thirty-five years, paused by childbirth then buried under her responsibilities ...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
The Treadstone exile
The Treadstone exile
Hood, Joshua2021
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Operation Treadstone made Jason Bourne, but he's not the only agent they trained. Adam Hayes was moulded into a weapon by Treadstone, the black-ops CIA programme that turns government agents into nearly superhuman assassins. To atone for his sins, he's left that life behind and is working as a pi...
Eye of a rook
Taylor, Josephine2021
[3 copies, 1 reserve]
Girl A
Dean, Abigail2021
[3 copies, 3 reserves]
The imitator
Starford, Rebecca, 1984-2021
[2 copies, 3 reserves]
The last convict
Hill, Anthony, 1942-2021
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Neighbours
Steel, Danielle2021
[2 copies, 4 reserves]
The prophets
Jones, Robert, Jr., 1977-2021
[3 copies, 1 reserve]
The push
Audrain, Ashley, 1982-2021
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
The Russian
Patterson, James2021
[3 copies, 6 reserves]
Spin
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels2021
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
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