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The Long Song

The Long Song

Author(s): Andrea Levy

Location(s): Jamaica

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1830s

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The story of planters and slaves. A vivid portrayal of Jamaican slave society, charting daily lives right up to Freedom and a denouement of shocking proportions.

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The Paris Wife

The Paris Wife

Author(s): Paula McLain

Location(s): Europe, North America, Paris

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1920s

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The book starts out in Chicago, 1920. Hadley Richardson is a shy twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness when she meets Ernest Hemingway. After a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for...

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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

Author(s): Khaled Hosseini

Location(s): Kabul, San Francisco

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1980s to 2000s

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The Kite Runner of Khaled Hosseini’s deeply moving fiction debut is an illiterate Afghan boy with an uncanny instinct for predicting exactly where a downed kite will land. Growing up in the city of Kabul in the early 1970s,...

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The Murder Wall

The Murder Wall

Author(s): Mari Hannah

Location(s): Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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Eleven months after discovering a brutal double murder in a sleepy Northumbrian town, Detective Chief Inspector Kate Daniels is still haunted by her failure to solve the case. Then the brutal killing of a man on Newcastle’s Quayside gives...

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A Cottage by the Sea

A Cottage by the Sea

Author(s): Carole Matthews

Location(s): Pembrokeshire

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Modern

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Grace has been best friends with Ella and Flick forever. The late-night chats, shared heartaches and good times have created a bond that has stood the test of time. When Ella invites them to stay for a week in...

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Black Rock

Black Rock

Author(s): John McFetridge

Location(s): Montreal

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): 1970s

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An artfully told police procedural set in an explosive era in recent history Montreal 1970. The “Vampire Killer” has murdered three women and a fourth is missing. Bombs explode in the stock exchange, McGill University, and houses in Westmount....

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Court of Lions

Court of Lions

Author(s): Jane Johnson

Location(s): Granada

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Modern and 15th Century

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Kate Fordham, escaping terrible trauma, has fled to the beautiful sunlit city of Granada, the ancient capital of the Moors in Spain, where she is scraping by with an unfulfilling job in a busy bar. One day in the...

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Ghostwritten

Ghostwritten

Author(s): Isabel Wolff

Location(s): Java, St Mawes

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1940s

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Jenni is a ghost writer. It’s a job that suits her well. Still haunted by a childhood tragedy, she finds it easier to take refuge in the memories of others than to dwell on her own. Klara was a...

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Halfway

Halfway

Author(s): B E Jones

Location(s): Wales

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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If everyone is lying, who can you trust? The Halfway Inn is closed to customers, side-lined by a bypass and hidden deep in inhospitable countryside. One winter’s night, two women end up knocking on the door, seeking refuge as...

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Monument to Murder (Kate Daniels 4)

Monument to Murder (Kate Daniels 4)

Author(s): Mari Hannah

Location(s): Bamburgh, Northumberland

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Modern

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When skeletal remains are found beneath the fortified walls of an ancient castle on Northumberland’s rugged coastline, DCI Kate Daniels calls on a forensic anthropologist to help identify the corpse. Meanwhile, newly widowed prison psychologist Emily McCann finds herself...

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