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That Girl

That Girl

Author(s): Kate Kerrigan

Location(s): Chelsea

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1960s

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You can escape a place. But you can’t escape yourself. Hanna flees the scene of a terrible crime in her native Sligo. If she can just vanish, re-invent herself under a new name, perhaps the police won’t catch up...

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The Bleeding Heart (Bryant and May #11)

The Bleeding Heart (Bryant and May #11)

Author(s): Christopher Fowler

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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It’s a fresh start for the Met’s oddest investigation team, the Peculiar Crimes Unit. Their first case involves two teenagers who see a dead man rising from his grave in a London park. And if that’s not alarming enough,...

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The Burning

The Burning

Author(s): Devin Asante

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 17th Century

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London 1666. Young Agnes Wilmore arrives in the bustling city from the small of Castle Combe to pursue her dreams. Robert Hubert, a romantic sociopath, takes advantage of the girl on her first night in town, and from that...

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The Girl You Left Behind

The Girl You Left Behind

Author(s): Jojo Moyes

Location(s): France, London

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 20th Century

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France, 1916. Sophie Lefevre must keep her family safe whilst her adored husband Edouard fights at the front. When she is ordered to serve the German officers who descend on her hotel each evening, her home becomes riven by...

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The House on Half Moon Street

The House on Half Moon Street

Author(s): Alex Reeve

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Later 19th Century

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A Richard and Judy Book Club 2019 pick (A Leo Stanhope Case) Everyone has a secret… Only some lead to murder. Introducing Leo Stanhope: a Victorian transgender coroner’s assistant who must uncover a killer without risking his own future...

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The Missing Activist

The Missing Activist

Author(s): Louise Burfitt-Dons

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 2016

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Post-Referendum Britain and a country on high alert for terrorist attacks. When a young political activist goes missing in London, off-the-wall Private Investigator Karen Andersen is called in to find him. While searching London she uncovers secrets of a...

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The Tiger Catcher

The Tiger Catcher

Author(s): Paullina Simons

Location(s): London, Los Angeles

Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance

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Can true love ever die? Julian lives a charmed life in Los Angeles. Surrounded by friends, he is young, handsome, and runs a successful business. Everything changes after he has a fateful encounter with a mysterious young woman named...

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Titian’s Boatman

Titian’s Boatman

Author(s): Victoria Blake

Location(s): London, New York City (NYC), Venice

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 16th Century and 2011

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It is 1576 and Venice is in chaos, ravaged by plague and overrun by crime. In the midst of the anarchy we find those brave souls who have chosen not to flee the city. Titian, most celebrated of Venetian...

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Trading Down

Trading Down

Author(s): Stephen Norman

Location(s): London, Sana'a

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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Chris Peters loves his work in a multi-national bank: the excitement of the trading floor, the impossible deadlines and the constant challenge of the superfast computers in his care. And he loves his beautiful wife, Olivia. But over time,...

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Block 46

Block 46

Author(s): Johana Gustawsson

Location(s): Falkenberg, Hampstead, London

Genre(s): Thriller

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Falkenberg, Sweden. The mutilated body of talented young jewellery designer, Linnea Blix, is found in a snow-swept marina. Hampstead Heath, London. The body of a young boy is discovered with similar wounds to Linnea’s. Buchenwald Concentration Camp, 1944. In...

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