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61. A House Full Of Women - Joan O'Neill

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The moving but hilarious story of three generations of an unforgettable family... Queenie Boyle has not had an easy life. She opened a shop in Abbeyville after her hasty marriage to a soldier who was returned to her after the war, but was never quite right afterwards. Her daughter Lorraine ran off with the lion tamer from the circus, who died tragically. Well, that was what she told everyone when Lorraine came back to Ireland with baby Billy. Now Lorraine's daughter Olivia is to marry Barry Breslin - a proper white wedding. What they don't know is that Olivia is about to meet Lorenzo O'Brien, and things are going to go wildly wrong!

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62. Another Sky - Colm O'Gaora

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It is the 1960s and trainloads of holidaymakers spill out into the rain-washed sunshine of Portnew. Michael and Catherine spend their days sprawled on the railway embankment observing the new arrivals, or hanging around their father's busy workshop. It seems their carefree world will never change but violence spreads from the cities right into the heart of their family. Many years later, inspired by his love for a beautiful, enigmatic woman, Michael is forced into a confrontation with his past and the darker shadows that have tainted his adult life.

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63. After You'd Gone - Maggie O'Farrell

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Alice Raikes boards a train at King's Cross to visit her family in Scotland. Hours later, she is lying in a coma at a London hospital, after an accident that may or may not have been a suicide attempt. With her life hanging in the balance, Alice's family gather at her bedside. As they wait, argue and remember, long-buried tensions rise to the surface, The more they talk, it seems, the more they conceal. Alice, meanwhile, sliding between different levels of consciousness, begins sifting through her recollections of her past and of a recently curtailed love affair.

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64. The Yeare's Midnight - Ed O'Connor

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An international sports star is found murdered - her face mutilated in a bizarre, ritualistic manner. What is the significance of the poetic text the killer has left at the crime scene? Why did he surgically remove the victim's left eye? And can a Cambridge lecturer help the police reconstruct the killer's fantasy in time to save her own life? Inspector John Underwood and his team work frantically to piece together the last hours of Olympic athlete Lucy Harrington. But another murder will take place before Stussmann finds the key to understanding the killer's terrifying motive.

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65. Guilt - Hilary Norman

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Abigail Allen's dark secret is that when she was thirteen years old, she was responsible for killing her parents and boyfriend in an accident. Now a cellist with a modest career, guilt has become Abigail's most constant companion. Charming, persuasive Silas Graves is a photographer who knows about her past but loves her in spite of it - maybe even because of it. The women he's loved most in his life, his mother and his sister, have both, in his eyes, betrayed him. Abigail is different. Abigail won't betray him. She'd better not.

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66. Mind Games - Hilary Norman

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The homicide of Arnold and Marie Robbins is just another Miami Beach murder - except that Cathy, Marie's teenage daughter, is lying between the bodies, traumatized but otherwise unharmed. Is the teenager just a witness to the slaying, or does Detective Sam Becket have to contemplate the horrific possibility that Cathy may be a killer? As child psychologist Dr. Grace Lucca works with Cathy, it starts to seem that she may be guilty, and when more victims are murdered, Becket has no alternative but to arrest her. Beginning her own investigation, Grace is drawn into a nightmare scenario of aberrant psychology. She is also risking her life...

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67. Guns In The Desert - Christopher Nicole

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Volume Three in the compelling Arms Business series In the 1920s the Senussi tribesmen of Southern Libya need modern weapons to help in their fight against their Italian masters. They approach American soldier of fortune, Clayton Andrews, asking him to negotiate the purchase of arms from the famous gun-runner James Martingell. When Clay reaches England he finds Martingell is dead, and has to deal with his successor, Richard Elligan, and the adventuress Sophie von Bernhardt who is now married to Richard. The deal is done, but Richard falls ill, so Sophie and the faithful servant Ned Carew, set off for the Sahara. As they fight to survive on their epic journey, relationships begin to change...

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68. Daddy's Girl - Sharon Mulrooney

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Maria's pregnant but her boyfriend, Joe, is not ready to be a father. It would tie him down, and what would his mother think? Maria thought he really loved her, but now what can she do? She can't keep the baby. Her mother would die of shame and her father, Sean, would throw her out of the house. While Maria heads for London, an accident leaves Joe's mother in a coma. As he holds vigil by her bedside he has lots of time to think about his future. Meanwhile, in London Maria has made a decision that will affect everyone she loves...forever!

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69. Foreign Fruit - Jojo Moyes

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Merham is a well-ordered 1950s seaside town: the kind of town where everyone knows their place (and those who don't are promptly put in it). Lottie Swift, an evacuee who has grown up with the Holden family, loves Merham while the Holdens' daughter Celia chafes against the constraints of the town. When a group of bohemians takes over Arcadia, an Art Deco house on the seafront, the girls are drawn to it, with tragic consequences. Fifty years later, Arcadia is returning to life, and prompting more than one person to ask: can you ever really leave the past behind?

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70. Isabella - Fiona Mountain

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The haunting love story of Fletcher Christian and Isabella Curwen... First cousins Fletcher Christian and Isabella Curwen grow up together in the Lake District; kindred spirits who, like Heathcliff and Cathy, are bound to fall in love. But Isabella is promised to another cousin, John. When Isabella, an only child, inherits the Curwen fortune, John becomes her guardian and marries her. Fletcher joins the Navy, eventually signing on for the Bounty voyage. The rest, you may think is history... but it is only the first act in the drama of Isabella and Fletcher. Based on truth, this story answers many questions surrounding the mutiny on the Bounty...

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71. Bloodline - Fiona Mountain

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The past is full of secrets. Sometimes they can kill... 'Cinderella is in the bluebell woods at Poacher's Dell...' The anonymous note means nothing to ancestor detective Natasha Blake. Then one of her clients is shot dead just as shocking facts about the past are brought to light. Is there a link? As Natasha delves deeper, haunting stories begin to emerge from ancient paper trails: two young soldiers, Second World War land girls, and the eerie echo of a child in an English country house. These stories become the ghostly fingerprints she must use to solve a cold-blooded, blue-blooded crime, hidden for generations in the bluebell woods at Poacher's Dell.

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72. Wednesday's Child - Eloise Millar

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A remarkable and original debut from an exciting new voice in fiction. Janet Roberts and her brother James are at the mercy of their father's foul mood swings, especially on Wednesdays, when he returns from the night shift, angry and red-eyed, but they can always lose themselves in Janet's stories, or go and visit their boozy Aunt Net. Then, in the course of one summer on their Oxford council estate, everything changes. A girl is murdered in the park near their house. James disappears, Aunt Net goes off the rails and Janet's mother is hospitalised. Janet is left alone, with only her quick wits and vivid imagination to help her through.

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73. Conflict Of Interest - David Michie

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Chris Treiger gets the job offer of a lifetime - the chance to work with sportswear billionaire Nathan Strauss. But on the very day Chris celebrates his new job, Nathan sends shock waves through the corporate world by throwing himself off a balcony. Chris now has to report to Nathan's brother Jacob, and his sinister spin doctor. Meanwhile journalist Judith Laing is investigating the death of a leading financial analyst who may have been about to reveal damaging evidence about Chris's new bosses. She tries to warn Chris, who sets out to prove things one way or the other, putting his own life, and Judith's, in danger...

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74. Money Troubles - Elisabeth McNeill

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'Is there anything I can do for you father?' The old man struggled to find words. 'Find Leonie's boy...' Within minutes, Howie Gates was dead. Helen Hunt has no idea where the quest for her sister's child will take her. From a sheltered life of absolute wealth, she must tread a dangerous path to the slums of Edinburgh, searching out old secrets. Whispers and rumours abound. A fortune is at stake and Helen is fired with a desperate need to find out the truth. But it seems only one man can help her delve beneath the very streets of the city to uncover the truth...

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75. A Way Through The Mountains - Elizabeth McGregor

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Ten years have passed since David Mortimer last saw Anna Russell. Their love affair ended when she disappeared. Drifting through life ever since, David has never married and is devoted only to his scientific work and to the book he has always meant to write about the botanist Ernest Wilson, and his extraordinary exploits in China. Then David receives news that Anna has been seriously injured in an accident - and that he has a daughter, Rachel. Both now urgently need his help, for more than one danger is threatening them...

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76. The Fabulous Fox Twins - Ken McCoy

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Roll up to see the Fabulous Fox Twins and join them on their escapades through the northern working-men's club circuit of the 1950s. Follow their meteoric rise and dramatic fall as they are chased by dangerous thugs, the police and a series of dancing girls...Experience the wit and charm that always seem to get them into scrapes, and - just about - out of them. Roll up, roll up. Book now to avoid disappointment.

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77. Meeting Point - Roisin Mcauley

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To Claire Watson, a holiday in the South of France with her friends Isabel and George means lazy days sunbathing while her son plays in the pool - the last thing she expects is to fall in love. When she meets John Rock the attraction is Instant, but uneasy memories begin to surface, of a life in Northern Ireland, a broken marriage, a tragic charm, when past and present finally collide Claire is unprepared for the astounding consequences.

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78. Bright Rooms - Jenny Maxwell

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When Celia Masters learns that her thirteen-year-old niece has been found hanging from a tree, she is shocked. The police decide Tamsin's death is not murder but suicide and their investigation winds up. Celia, however, decides to learn what she can about the niece she never really knew and, haunted by the memory of Tamsin, determines to understand why she would have taken her own life. The more she searches, the stranger the official version of events seems to be. There are dark secrets that Tamsin was hiding, and Celia is determined to uncover them...

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79. Counterplot - Alistair Macneill

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Frankie Genno is a small time criminal, with dreams of joining the big league. He plans a bank heist - it should be easy money. Except his girlfriend, Anne Stratton, turns stoolie, the heist goes horribly wrong and Genno ends up behind bars for murder. Anne is placed in the Witness Protection Program, given a new identity and relocated to New Orleans. Seventeen years on, she's a successful businesswoman, married with a fifteen-year-old daughter. But when the Witness Protection Program files are stolen and Genno breaks out of jail, she knows he'll be coming after her - and her family...

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80. In Falling Snow - Mary-Rose MacCall

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Iris is getting old. A widow, her days are spent living quietly and worrying about her granddaughter, Grace, a headstrong young doctor. Iris receives an invitation to a WW1 reunion in France.Overcome by memories of the past and her journey to France in 1914, when she followed her young brother Tom, intending to bring him home. But on her way to find Tom, Iris truly comes of age working in a field hospital at Royaumont. Discovering her passion for medicine and making friends with Violet while falling in love. But war is brutal, and there is a terrible price to pay - a price that will echo down the generations.

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