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81. The Quickening Maze - Adam Foulds

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Based on real events in Epping Forest on the edge of London around 1840, this book centres on the first incarceration of the great nature poet John Clare.

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82. The Repercussions - Catherine Hall

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When war photographer Jo returns from her latest assignment in Afghanistan she hopes to restore equilibrium to her chaotic life. But images and events of her recent past and the reading of her great-grandmother Elizabethís diary haunt her night and day, forcing Jo to come to terms with demons she thought she could leave behind.

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83. The Secrets Women Keep - Fanny Blake

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The Secrets Women Keep is a wise, wry and richly entertaining new novel that questions how well we really know our families.

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84. The Stranger's Child - Alan Hollinghurst

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In the late summer of 1913 the aristocratic young poet Cecil Valance comes to stay at 'Two Acres', the home of his close Cambridge friend George Sawle. The weekend will have a lasting impact on George's 16-year-old sister Daphne.

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85. The Undesirables - Dave Boling

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A deeply moving, intimate portrait of family, friendship and love, set against the backdrop of the Second Boer War.

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86. The Uninvited - Liz Jensen

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Part psychological thriller, part dystopian nightmare, this is a new powerful novel from the bestselling author of The Rapture.

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87. The Way to a Woman's Heart - Christina Jones

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Escaping from city life into the Berkshire countryside, Ella Maloney had been expecting to find rural tranquility & a chance to indulge in her favourite hobby - cooking. When she meets chef Ash Lawrence, Ella knows she's died & gone to heaven.

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88. The Way We Were - Elizabeth Noble

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Susannah and Rob were childhood sweethearts. But as with most early love affairs, they broke up, moved on and now find themselves in very different places. And not entirely happy - who is? A chance meeting sends shockwaves through their lives.

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89. The Well - Catherine Chanter

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When Ruth Ardingly and her family first drive up from London in their grime-encrusted car and view The Well, they are enchanted by a jewel of a place, a farm that appears to offer everything the family are searching for. But The Wellís unique glory comes at a terrible price. The locals suspect foul play in its verdant fields and drooping fruit trees....

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90. The Wine of Solitude - Irene Nemirovsky

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Explores the troubled relationship between a young girl, her self-absorbed mother & her mother's lover, Max. This title follows the family through the Great War & the Russian Revolution as the young Helene grows into an angry young woman.

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91. The Winter War - Philip Teir

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On the surface, the Paul family are living the liberal, middleclass Scandinavian dream. Max Paul is a renowned sociologist and his wife Katriina has a well-paid job in the public sector. They live in an airy apartment in the centre of Helsinki. But look closer and the cracks start to show. As he approaches his sixtieth birthday, the certainties of Max's life begin to dissolve. He hasn't produced any work of note for decades and his wife no longer loves him. So when a former student turned journalist shows up and offers him a seductive lifeline, Max starts down a dangerous path from which he may never find a way back...

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92. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood

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Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners, predicted the waterless flood. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. By turns dark, tender, violent, & hilarious, 'The Year of the Flood' is a testament to Atwood's visionary power.

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93. The Yellow Birds - Kevin Powers

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In Al Tafar, Iraq, Privates Bartle and Murphy cling to life as their platoon launches a bloody battle for the city. In the endless days that follow, the two do everything they can to protect each other. This title offers a fresh depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraqi veteran and poet.

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94. Tideline - Penny Hancock

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A Richard and Judy Summer Reads 2012 Selection.

One winter's afternoon, Sonia, 43, married and respectable, answers the door to fifteen-year-old Jez. Heís come to borrow some music. Sonia invites him in and soon decides that she isn't going to let him leave.

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95. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour - Joshua Ferris

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Paul OíRourke - dentist extraordinaire, reluctant New Yorker, avowed atheist, disaffected Red Sox fan, and a connoisseur of the afternoon mochaccino - is a man out of touch with modern life. While his dental practice occupies his days, his nights are filled with darker thoughts, as he alternately marvels at and rails against the optimism of the rest of humanity.

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96. Transition - Iain Banks

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Imagine a world that is one of infinite parallel worlds, that hangs suspended between triumph and catastrophe, the dismantling of the Wall and the fall of the Twin Towers, in the shadow of suicide terrorism and global financial collapse. Presiding over this world is the Concern, an all-powerful organisation whose operatives possess extraordinary powers.

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97. Under the Same Stars - Tim Lott

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A vivid glimpse of a Britain's 'brother country' through the eyes of a skeptical outsider, a profound exploration of fraternal love and a gripping journey of the soul.

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98. Vanessa and her Sister - Priya Parmar

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A compelling and dazzling story of art, love and the betrayal of Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.

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99. Waterline - Ross Raisin

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Mick Little used to be a shipbuilder on the Glasgow yards. But as they closed one after another down the river, the search for work took him and his beloved wife Cathy to Australia and back again, struggling for a living, longing for home.

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100. We Need New Names - NoViolet Bulawayo

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Darling and her friends live in a shanty called Paradise, which of course is no such thing. It isnít all bad, though. Thereís mischief and adventure, games of Find bin Laden, stealing guavas, singing Lady Gaga at the tops of their voices.

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