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 Wallis in Love - Andrew Morton

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Wallis in Love brings a fascinating new perspective on the 20th century's most controversial royal scandal. Andrew Morton's impeccable research and unerring skill for riveting storytelling combine to present a strong case for a new and startling reveal: that the woman who rocked the world with her uncompromising passion for the Prince of Wales may have fooled everyone by keeping the object of her true passion hidden away... From her relatively lowly beginnings in America - where young Wallis and her mother were dependent on her domineering and powerful Uncle Sol, to her rise through the social ranks and her determination to one day beat men at their own game - to the ultimate conquest of the Prince of Wales, Morton paints a vivid and multi-faceted picture of a compelling, ambitious and often hard-hearted woman, who may have won the jewel in the British crown but very possibly at the expense of her true happiness. Wallis in Love reveals the men Wallis truly loved, the men who broke her heart - and the hearts she broke in turn. In this vivid, fresh and frankly amazing portrait of the Duchess of Windsor, Morton draws on interviews, secret letters, diaries and never before seen or heard primary sources. From the day she was born in a ramshackle cottage in the hills to revealing what really happened the night her husband died, Morton paints a fresh and enticing portrait of the Duchess of Windsor.


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21. The Reef - Edith Wharton

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A stunning classic from the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, the author of The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth.

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22. Love in Small Letters - Francesc Miralles

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A strange visitor bursts into Samuel’s flat, determined not to leave, Mishima, a stray cat. Mishima leads Samuel to a strange encounter with the enigmatic Valdemar and his neighbour Titus, with whom he had previously never exchanged a word. This is the catalyst for an incredible transformation that is about to occur in the secluded world Samuel has built around himself.

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23. He Wants - Alison Moore

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A surprising, lingering and intensely moving tale from one of our most exciting novelists.

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24. Some Must Watch - Ethel Lina White

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A serial killer is on the loose, looking for victims whom he regards as ‘imperfect.’

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25. Some Veil Did Fall - Kirsty Ferry

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When Becky steps into Jonathon’s atmospheric photography studio in Whitby, she is simply a freelance journalist in search of a story. But as soon as she puts on the beautiful Victorian dress and poses for a photograph, she becomes somebody quite different…

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26. The Blazing World - Siri Hustvedt

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Artist Harriet Burden, furious at the lack of recognition she has received from the New York art establishment, embarks on an experiment: she hides her identity behind three male fronts who exhibit her work as their own. And yet, even after she has unmasked herself, there are those who refuse to believe she is the woman behind the men...

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27. Summer of the Dead - Julia Keller

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The first death came unexpectedly. An old man attacked outside his home, his murder a shock to the town. Then the second death came and with it - fear.

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28. The Awakening of Miss Prim - Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera

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Prudencia Prim is a young woman of intelligence and achievement, with a deep knowledge of literature and several letters after her name. But when she accepts the post of private librarian in the village of San Ireneo de Arnois, she is unprepared for what she encounters there...

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29. The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix - Paul Sussman

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Raphael Ignatius Phoenix has had enough. Born at the beginning of the 20th century, he is determined to take his own life as the old millennium ends and the new one begins. But before he ends it all, he wants to put the record straight, and that includes making sense of his own long life...

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30. Vanessa and her Sister - Priya Parmar

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31. The Well - Catherine Chanter

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32. Follow Me Follow You - Laura E. James

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33. First Impressions - Charlie Lovett

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34. Spare Brides - Adele Parks

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35. How To Be Both - Ali Smith

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Winner Of The 2014 Costa Novel Award

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36. The Doll's House - M. J. Arlidge

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A woman wakes up and opens her eyes. She knows immediately that she's not in the bed she went to sleep in. It's just the beginning of her nightmare. Across town, a child discovers a woman's body buried on the beach. Then another female victim is found. Yet neither friends nor family had even reported either woman missing. How could their killer be getting away with murder?

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

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38. The Secrets Sisters Keep - Sinead Moriarty

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39. A Man Called Ove (Large Print Edition) - Fredrik Backman

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The word–of–mouth bestseller causing a sensation across Europe, Fredrik Backman’s heartwarming debut is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step — and less ready to judge on first impressions a man you might one day wish to have as your dearest friend.

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40. A Man Called Ove (Large Print Edition) - Fredrik Backman

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