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41. The Co-Op's Got Bananas: A Memoir of Growing Up in the Post-War North - Hunter Davis

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Despite the struggle to make ends meet during the tough years of warfare in the 1940s and rationing persisting until the early 1950s, life could still be sweet. Especially if you were a young boy, playing football with your pals, saving up to go to the movies at the weekend, and being captivated by the latest escapade of Dick Barton on the radio. Chocolate might be scarce, and bananas would be a pipe dream, but you could still have fun. One of the UK's premier columnists, Hunter Davies has captured post-war North of England from 1945 in a beautiful memoir that will resonate with readers across Britain.

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42. Evie's Allies - Kitty Danton

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After having her heart broken not once but twice, Evie Yeo has sworn off men and is focusing on her job teaching at the village school. Her class is much bigger now that evacuees have come to Lymbridge and if she thought her previous boss - the mother of her scoundrel of an ex-fiance - was bad, she's in for a tough term as new headmaster, Mr Bassett, is already proving to be more difficult. Wartime is a time to come together but when a familiar face returns, Evie might find that her broken heart isn't as easy to forget as she'd hoped...

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43. Princes and Peasants - Catrin Collier

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The Tsar's Dragons series follows the epic tale of nineteenth-century industrialist John Hughes, who founded a city on the Russian Steppe. For people like Hughes' right-hand man, Glyn Edwards, who has found love in a new country, and Anna Parry, a Welsh orphan who has found fulfilment working in Hughesovka's hospital, the city is a chance to build a new life, but fresh arrivals from their hometown threaten the peace and stability of that new existence. Meanwhile, for ambitious Russians like Alexei Beletsky, the city offers a chance to change their homeland for the better.

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44. The Sussex Downs Murder - John Bude

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This classic detective novel from the 1930s is republished for the first time, with an introduction by the award-winning crime writer Martin Edwards. Two brothers, John and William Rother, live together at Chalklands Farm in the beautiful Sussex Downs. Their peaceful rural life is shattered when John Rother disappears and his abandoned car is found. Has he been kidnapped? Or is his disappearance more sinister? Superintendent Meredith is called to investigate - and begins to suspect the worst when human bones are discovered on Chalklands farmland. His patient, careful detective method begins slowly to untangle the clues as suspicion shifts from one character to the next.

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45. Daisy's Long Road Home - Merryn Allingham

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1948: Daisy Driscoll is working as a qualified Sister in Brighton. The war may be over, but Daisy's heart is in turmoil. Abandoned in childhood and haunted by the experience of her first marriage, Daisy no longer trusts anyone. Convinced the roots of her identity lie in India, and desperate to find the truth, Daisy leaps at the chance to leave her lonely life behind when her friend Grayson Harte travels to the East on business. As she uncovers long-hidden secrets about the family she never knew, will she be able to put the past behind her and find happiness after all?

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46. Assassins - Jim Eldridge

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London, 1921. Cabinet minister Lord Amersham is shot dead outside his Regents Park home, two bullets to the chest, one to the forehead. The killing bears the hallmarks of a professional hit. DCI Paul Stark of Scotland Yard is under pressure to produce a quick result. But then there is a second murder - and the case takes a terrifying new twist.

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47. The Heretic's Creed - Fiona Buckley

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Sir William Cecil has a mission for Ursula Blanchard. She must visit group of recusant women led by Abbess Philippa Gould. They possess an ancient book that the Queen's advisor is eager to get hold of. But two of Sir William's previous emissaries vanished without trace in the search. What happened to them and will Ursula suffer the same fate?

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48. Playing with Fire - Gerald Elias

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When an anxious phone call from obscure violinmaker Amadeo Borlotti disturbs Daniel Jacobus's Christmas Eve festivities, he and his friends Nathaniel and Yumi make light of it. Borlotti preferred the quiet life in the country away from the limelight, but his larceny grew incessantly. Now it's up to Jacobus to find out why.

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49. Denny's Law - Elizabeth Gunn

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The murder of a man during a Tucson Fourth of July street parade plunges Sarah Burke's whole household - including her niece, Denny - into her latest case. The investigation leads to a money-laundering ring with international connections, but could the answers lie closer to home than she realises?

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50. Flash Point - Colby Marshall

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Assassins converge on a bank in Washington, D.C., murder everyone inside and escape without stealing a dime, leaving only a message for police warning of another attack. Jenna and the BAU team have a challenge profiling a dozen killers as the clock ticks down. But two enemies from her past are lurking, ready to take advantage of her preoccupation.

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51. Quick off the Mark - Susan Moody

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Alex Quick is exposed to the most brutally violent crime she's seen. A mutilated corpse is found castrated, the word 'cheat' carved into his chest. The victim was a close family friend, and his sister has asked Alex to find out who killed him. But people are reluctant to talk, keeping things back from her. Is she prepared for the shocking truth?

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52. Curtains for Miss Plym - Kathleen Delaney

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Preparations for Santa Louisa's annual spring rummage sale are thrown into chaos when organizer Mary McGill and her cocker spaniel Millie come across a dead body on the premises. What was Miss Plym doing in a locked church hall at the dead of night? And who would want to harm a sweet-natured but confused elderly lady who wouldn't hurt a fly?

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53. Blood Brothers - Patricia Hall

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1963. When a mutilated corpse is discovered on the site of the new Centre Point Tower, it's assumed to be a gangland killing. But DS Harry Barnard isn't convinced. At the same time, Kate O'Donnell's assignment with a national newspaper's crime reporter is causing a rift in her relationship with Harry and will lead her into unexpected danger.

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54. Goddess of Fire - Bharti Kirchner

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Moorti - widowed at just 17 and about to be burned on her husband's funeral pyre - is saved from the fire by the mysterious Englishman, Job Charnock, Moorti, renamed Maria, must embrace her new life amongst the English traders. But the intelligent and talented Maria is not content to be a servant for the rest of her life.

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55. Windswept - Patricia Ryan

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Emily Harrington sets off on a romantic trip to the Caribbean without her delayed fiance, but soon meets an array of fascinating characters and finds friendship and tranquility - until one of them is murdered.

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56. Kiss Carlo - Adriana Trigiani

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From Adriana Trigiani, the beloved bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife, comes an exhilarating epic novel of love, loyalty, and creativity--the story of an Italian-American family on the cusp of change.

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57. Cocoa Beach - Beatriz Williams

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The New York Times bestselling author of A Certain Age transports readers to sunny Florida in this lush and enthralling historical novel--an enchanting blend of love, suspense, betrayal, and redemption set among the rumrunners and scoundrels of Prohibition-era Cocoa Beach.

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58. Leave Me - Gayle Forman

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Displaying her trademark sensitivity, insight and humour, No.1 New York Times--bestselling writer Gayle Forman's stunning debut adult novel shows us that sometimes you have to leave home in order to find it again.

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59. News of the World - Paulette Jiles

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In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.

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60. Sex, Lies and Serious Money - Stuart Woods

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Stone Barrington takes on a client who gives him a run for his money in the newest heart-stopping thriller from the No.1 New York Times-bestselling author.

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