Books

Format: 08/2018
Format: 08/2018
Chernow, Ron
Ron Chernow
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The definitive biography of the twentieth century's great German-Jewish banking family.

The Warburgs by Ron Chernow
Christiansen, Rupert
Rupert Christiansen
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A sparkling, authoritative account of the reinvention of Paris in the mid-nineteenth century as the most beautiful, exciting city in the world - a position it has never relinquished.

City of Light by Rupert Christiansen
Dahl, Alex
Alex Dahl
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What would you do for the perfect life? Would you lie? Would you cheat? Would you kill? When Cecilia ends up looking after a boy with no home, dark secrets from her past force their way to surface...

The Boy at the Door by Alex Dahl
Dorries, Nadine
Nadine Dorries
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A rags to riches story of family secrets set in post-war Ireland.

Shadows in Heaven by Nadine Dorries
Elman, Michelle
Michelle Elman
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A memoir about a woman's journey to body positivity.

Am I Ugly? by Michelle Elman
Fraser, Caro
Caro Fraser
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The dark days of the war are over, but the family secrets they held are only just dawning. Set in 1960s London and Kent.

Summer of Love by Caro Fraser
Gerhardie, William
William Gerhardie
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Gerhardie's first comic novel tells the story of a young Englishman who returns to St Petersburg. Part British romantic comedy, part Russian social realism, this funny and poignant novel is the tale of persistance in love and hope.

Futility by William Gerhardie
Hughes, Alrene
Alrene Hughes
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A wartime saga set in Manchester, following the lives and loves of workers in Rosenberg's raincoat factory.

The Girl in the Pink Raincoat by Alrene Hughes
Kasasian, M.R.C.
M.R.C. Kasasian
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New 1940s crime series, featuring Inspector Betty Church – one of the UK's first female police officers. Pitch-perfect historical crime.

Betty Church and the Suffolk Vampire by M.R.C. Kasasian
Kerrigan, Kate
Kate Kerrigan
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Three young women leave the cloying atmosphere of Catholic Ireland for the freedom of swinging 60s London, all in search of a new beginning.

That Girl by Kate Kerrigan
Leach, Tim
Tim Leach
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Tenth-century Iceland. One night in the darkness of winter, two friends set out on an adventure but end up killing a man.

Smile of the Wolf by Tim Leach
Leach, Tim
Tim Leach
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Tenth-century Iceland. One night in the darkness of winter, two friends set out on an adventure but end up killing a man.

The Smile of the Wolf by Tim Leach
Oates, Joyce Carol
Joyce Carol Oates
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This taut collection stands at the crossroads of sex, violence, and longing – and asks us to interrogate the intersection of these impulses within ourselves. Six feverishly unsettling works.

Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense by Joyce Carol Oates
Orbach, Danny
Danny Orbach
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A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous efforts to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

The Plots Against Hitler by Danny Orbach
Palmer, Ada
Ada Palmer
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> Terra Ignota, Book 03

In the third volume of Terra Ignota, the world has been upended and war is inevitable.

The Will to Battle by Ada Palmer

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