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1. Bed - David Whitehouse

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Winner of the Betty Trask Prize 2012.

Selected for the longlist of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2012.

Mal isn't like the other kids. He makes an impression on everyone he meets. So remarkable is his childhood that his family waits for the incredible things he seems born to do. Then one day he goes to bed, never to get out again.

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2. Born Under a Million Shadows - Andrea Busfield

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A tale of forbidden love between an Englishwoman and a Kabul warlord, as seen through the eyes of a young Afghan boy.

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3. Breaking Light - Karin Altenberg

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A mesmerising tale set in a haunted landscape, of the ways in which something once broken in two may, finally, be made whole.

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4. Based on a True Story - Delphine de Vigan

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L. is the kind of impeccable, sophisticated woman who fascinates Delphine; a woman with smooth hair and perfectly filed nails, with a gift for saying the right thing. Delphine finds herself irresistibly drawn to her, their friendship growing as their meetings, notes and texts increase. But as L. begins to dress like Delphine, and, in the face of Delphine's crippling inability to write, L. even offers to answer her emails, their relationship rapidly intensifies. L. becomes more and more involved in Delphine's life until she patiently takes control and turns it upside down: slowly, surely, insidiously.

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5. Bay of Secrets - Rosanna Ley

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Spain, 1939: Following the wishes of her parents to keep herself safe during the war, Julia enters a convent in Barcelona. Looking for a way to help she volunteers in a maternity clinic. But worrying adoption practices in the clinic force Sister Julia to decide how far she will go to help those placed in her care. England, 2011: Six months after her parents' shocking death, 34-year-old journalist Ruby has finally found the strength to sell the family home. But as she does so, she unearths a devastating secret her parents, Vivien and Tom, had kept from her all her life.

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6. Beasts and Super-Beasts (Large Print) - Saki

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This large print title is set in Tieras 16pt font as reccomended by the RNIB.

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7. Beautiful Day - Kate Anthony

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Rachel is returning to work, and as she discovers, juggling a new job, three children and an ex-husband can feel like drowning. Philip doesn't seem like an obvious lifesaver. He has just lost the one person who ever cared for him and he doesn't know how to live in the real world. But might Philip and Rachel each have something the other needs?

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8. Before We Met - Lucie Whitehouse

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A Richard and Judy Summer Read 2014

Hannah Reilly has seized her chance at happiness. Until the day her husband fails to come home…

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9. Bel Ami - Henri Rene Guy de Maupassant, Henri Rene Guy De Maupassant

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This large print title is set in Tiresias 16pt font as recommended by the RNIB.

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10. Believe in Me - Susan Lewis

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Leanne and her teenage daughter Abby have recently been forced to move from London back to Kesterley-on-Sea, to Ash Morley Farm where Leanne grew up. Leanne's husband Jack, Abby's father, killed himself over a year ago, and the pair are still reeling. Hoping to move forward and mend the wounds her family has suffered, Leanne decides to foster a child. And when she's told that Daniel's father is in prison for murder, she hardly bats an eyelid. But as Daniel becomes integrated into the family, Leanne starts asking herself questions about his father's conviction. With the help of friend and ex detective Andee Lawrence, Leanne sets out to right the wrongs of the past.

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11. Below the Styx (Large Print 16pt) - Michael Meehan

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Martin Frobisher has been beating close family members about the head with an epergne. Frobisher, successful publisher and community leader, is in the City Remand Centre, awaiting trial for murder. What shadow has fallen across the comfortable lives of Frobisher, his ambitious wife Coralie and her flaky sister Madeleine? What has led a cultivated and reflective man, known to shoo spiders and earwigs out of the harm's way, to such reckless acts of violence? With the prospect of imprisonment for the Term of his Natural Life, can Frobisher and his research assistant Petra find guidance in the life and fortunes of a brilliant young Englishman, marooned in Australia, 'the land of vulgarity and mob rule' more than a century earlier, and obsessed with the darker moments in the nation's history? Why does Frobisher appear to care more, in the end, about the life of Marcus Clarke than he does about his own?

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12. Beside Myself - Ann Morgan

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Helen and Ellie are identical twins; Helen is the leader and Ellie the follower. Until the day they decide to swap places – a fun game. But Ellie refuses to swap back... and so begins a nightmare. Helen's toys, friends, the favour of her mother and the future she had dreamed of are all gone – lost to a sister who blossoms. Twenty-five years later, Helen receives a call from out of the blue. It threatens to pull her back into her sister's dangerous orbit, but if this is her only chance to face the past, how can she resist?

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13. Billionaire's Retreat - Eddie Johnson

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14. Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - Ben Fountain

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On returning home from war, nineteen-year-old Billy Lynn is welcomed as a decorated soldier and a national celebrity. Now they are the guests of honour at a nationally broadcast Thanksgiving Day Game at the Texas Stadium. But tomorrow they must go back to war.

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15. Bitter River - Julia Keller

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Bell Elkins returns in this electrifying thriller from Pulitzerprize winner Julia Keller.

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16. Black Genesis Mission Earth: The Biggest Science Fiction Dekalogy Ever Written: Volume 2 (Large Print 16pt) - L. Ron Hubbard

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Intrigue, betrayal, blackmail... From the violent, heroin - riddled back streets of Turkey to the heart of government corruption in America, Mission Earth relentlessly hurls into a new labyrinth of intrigue, betrayal, suspense and murder. Volume 2 of the biggest Science Fiction dekology ever written - Mission Earth. ''...a superbly imaginative, intricately plotted invasion of earth.'' - Chicago Tribune

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17. Black Painted Fingernails (Large Print 16pt) - Steven Herrick

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'How about we toss a coin? Heads, it's west and a lift. Tails, it's still west, but no lift.'James is heading into the country on his first teacher-training round when a mysterious girl asks him for a ride. Sophie has him all worked out: 'You live with your parents and they bought you this car, and a very nice car it is too...' At first James can't see past her wild hair and attitude, but then Sophie trusts him with a secret she's been keeping too long.Steven Herrick masterfully reveals the essence of his characters in this tough and tender story about opening up to love and living a life that's true. Black Painted Fingernails is a captivating novel by the author of By the River and other popular, award-winning books.

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18. Black Rabbit Hall - Eve Chase

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Amber Alton knows that the hours pass differently at Black Rabbit Hall, her London family's country estate. Summers there are perfect, timeless. Until one stormy evening in 1968, the idyllic world of the four Alton children is shattered. Decades later, Lorna is drawn to a beautiful crumbling old house. When she finds a disturbing message carved into an old oak tree by one of the Alton children, she begins to realise that Black Rabbit Hall's secret history is as dark and tangled as its woods, and that, much like her own past, it must be brought into the light.

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19. Black Water - Louise Doughty

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John Harper lies awake at night in an isolated hut on an Indonesian island, believing his life may be in danger. But he is less afraid of what is going to happen than of something he's already done. He meets Rita, and they begin an affair - but can he allow himself to get involved when he knows this might put her at risk? Moving between Europe during the cold war, California and the Civil Rights struggle, and Indonesia during the massacres of 1965, Black Water is an epic novel that explores some of the darkest events of recent world history through the story of one troubled man.

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20. Blood Bond (Large Print 16pt) - Michael Green

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A compulsive sequel to Blood Line, a fast - paced novel about survival after a devastating pandemic. What happens if your family is the last left alive? The Chatfield family - one half living in the UK, the other in New Zealand - found out the stark realities of survival after a deadly pandemic swept across the world. Now escaping the repressive regime at Haver Hall in the UK, a group sails back to the southern hemisphere. Stopping in South Africa and then Australia, they are faced by unexpected dangers but also the hope that there might be other survivors. What awaits them in New Zealand, though, is even more challenging. And can those left in the UK survive each other? An exciting page - turning sequel to Blood Line, which keeps surprising ... up to the last page.

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