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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]
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, 5 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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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...
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, 2 reserves]
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...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
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...
[2 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 ...
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, 10 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, 4 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 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...
Eye of a rook
Taylor, Josephine2021
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
The four winds
Hannah, Kristin2021
[3 copies, 10 reserves]
Girl A
Dean, Abigail2021
[3 copies, 4 reserves]
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