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Tuesday, 08 January 2019 10:31

The Clockmaker's Daughter

More than 150 years after an artist's retreat on the banks of the Upper Thames ends in murder, theft and ruin, a London archivist is drawn by a striking photograph and a sketchbook to discover a manor's secrets.

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Monday, 30 July 2018 10:33

The Word is Murder

When a wealthy woman is found murdered after planning her own funeral service, disgraced police detective Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, author Anthony Horowitz, investigate.

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Tuesday, 24 July 2018 14:18

Summer Wives

Drawn into and then banished from exclusive Winthrop Island when a complex relationship between her step-sister and a working-class college youth ends in violence, a Shakespearean actress returns after 20 years to pursue justice.

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Monday, 11 June 2018 16:30

The Great Alone

When her father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season.

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Saturday, 28 April 2018 16:43

The Feather Thief

Documents the astonishing 2009 theft of an invaluable collection of ornithological displays from the British Museum of Natural History by a talented American musician, tracing the author's years-long investigation to track down the culprit and understand his motives, which were possibly linked to an obsession with the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying.

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Wednesday, 25 April 2018 15:35

The Flight Attendant

 

A binge-drinking flight attendant wakes up in an unfamiliar hotel room beside a dead body and sneaks back to her work, telling a series of lies that complicate her ability to figure out what really happened.

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Monday, 23 April 2018 16:33

Lawn Boy

Faced with a life of menial prospects in the years after high school, Mike, a young Mexican-American, attempts over and over to change his life for the better and achieve the American dream, only to be stymied by social-class distinctions and cultural discrimination.

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Carl Hiaasen and Roz Chast combine forces to help us keep our heads clear and our feet grounded in the face of an all too superficial, self-obsessed modern world, making this a succinct, swift read for their many fans.

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Monday, 16 April 2018 17:45

Varina

Forced by limited prospects to marry much-older widower Jefferson Davis, teenaged Varina Howell finds her expectations as the wife of a Mississippi landowner upended by his appointment as the leader of the Confederacy, a situation that renders her and her children fugitives in a divided and increasingly hostile nation.

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Thursday, 12 April 2018 10:33

The Female Persuasion

A shy college freshman finds her perspectives transformed by a mentor activist at the center of the women's movement who challenges her to discover herself in ways that take her far from the traditional life she envisioned at the side of her boyfriend. 

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