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A Sister's Gift by Giselle Green

Published 21 January 2010

Adult

Two sisters. Best of friends. Worst of enemies. Hollie Hudson and her husband Richard are fast losing hope... Despite her infertility, Hollie is unable to give up her dream of having her own family and so calls on her last chance - her wayward half-sister. 24-year-old blonde bombshell Scarlett is the antithesis of her darker, more reserved older sister and capable of giving Hollie the miracle she so desperately desires. Having single-handedly...


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THE TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Winner of the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel of the Year award 'A life-affirming story full of joy and hope' CATHY BRAMLEY 'A sun-filled, fun-filled wonderful escapist adventure' MILLY JOHNSON When does time out become the time of your life? Jodie Jackson is all at sea, in every sense. On a ferry bound for the Isle of Wight, she's leaving her London life, her career, and her husband behind. She'd like a chance to turn back the clocks, but she'll settle for some...


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The Spindle Tree by Danny Dunne

Published 24 May 2018

Adult


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The House on Seaview Road by Alison Walsh

Published 1 September 2016

Adult

It's 1983, and two sisters on the cusp of adulthood grow up in a crumbling seafront house in south Dublin.Marie Stephenson dreams of making her mark on the world but strains under the responsibility of a promise made to her dying mother. This promise, to look after her younger sister, is one she has always kept, even though Marie sometimes feels that the cosseted Grainne doesn't deserve it.But then the sudden appearance of intense, rebellious Con on Seaview Beach one afternoon changes everything...


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Every Light in the House Burnin' by Andrea Levy

Published 22 September 1994

Adult

This is the classic debut from the multi-award-winning author of "Small Island". 'Better opportunity' - that's why Angela's dad sailed to England from America in 1948 on the Empire Windrush. Six months later her mum joined him in his one room in Earl's Court...Twenty years later, Mr Jacob has become seriously ill and starts to move unsteadily through the care of the National Health Service. As Angela, his youngest child, tries to help her mother through this ordeal, she finds herself reliving he...



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Appearing together in English for the first time, two masterpieces that take on the jazz age, the Nuremburg trials, postwar commercialism, and the feat of writing a book, presented in one brilliant volume The Death of My Brother Abel and its delirious sequel, Cain, constitute the magnum opus of Gregor von Rezzori’s prodigious career, the most ambitious, extravagant, outrageous, and deeply considered achievement of this wildly original and never less than provocative master of the novel. In Abel...



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Everything Has Changed by Kendra Smith

Published 5 August 2021

Adult


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The Slaughterman's Daughter by Yaniv Iczkovits

Published 20 February 2020

Adult

WINNER OF THE WINGATE PRIZE 2021SUNDAY TIMES "MUST READS" PICKECONOMIST "BEST BOOKS OF 2020" PICKKIRKUS REVIEWS "10 BOOKS TO LOOK FOR IN 2021" PICK"Boundless imagination and a vibrant style . . . a heroine of unforgettable grit" DAVID GROSSMAN"A story of great beauty and surprise" GARY SHTEYNGARTThe townsfolk of Motal, an isolated, godforsaken town in the Pale of Settlement, are shocked when Fanny Keismann - devoted wife, mother of five, and celebrated cheese-maker - leaves her home at two hours...


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How To School Your Scoundrel is the charming third novel in a new trilogy by historical romance writer Juliana Gray whose debut Affairs By Moonlight series was richly praised. Lose your heart to this witty and romantic story of three intrepid princesses caught in a deadly plot - until their uncle devises a brilliant plan to keep them safe... Will delight fans of Julia Quinn, Suzanne Enoch and Loretta Chase.Princess Luisa has devoted her life to duty, quietly preparing to succeed her father as...


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Sweet Jesus by Christine Pountney

Published 27 August 2013

Adult

 Connie Foster, a mother of three young children, learns that her husband's attempt to maintain their lifestyle has led them to financial ruin. Her sister, Hannah Crowe, a writer, desperately wants to have a child but the man she loves is determined not to. Zeus Ortega, their much younger adopted brother, who left the family home when he was only fifteen, is living in Chicago with his boyfriend and working as a therapeutic clown in a children's hospital. Prompted by a heartbreaking loss, he quit...



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The Ingredients for Happiness by Lucy Knott

Published 1 August 2019

New Adult

Readers love The Ingredients for Happiness! 'A gorgeous summer read' 'Uplifting, funny, romantic and charming' 'This book contained all my favourite things - Italian food, entrepreneurship and romance!' 'A wonderful, feel good, romantic story' 'I really enjoyed every moment of it' * * * * * * Three sisters,...


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Her duty is to keep smiling through... When World War II breaks out, Suzanne's dream of attending the Royal Academy of Music crumbles. Determined to do her bit, she joins a swing band that entertains troops in some of the worst-hit cities of Europe. Through singing, Suzanne finds a confidence she never knew she had, and she soon wins the admiration of Britain's brave servicemen. But her heart already belongs to a Navy officer who is serving out at sea. The...


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Salt God's Daughter by Ilie Ruby

Published 1 January 2012

Adult


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A House Without Windows by Nadia Hashimi

Published 25 July 2016

Adult

A vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood-an emotionally powerful and haunting tale of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture-from the author of the bestselling The Pearl That Broke Its Shell and When the Moon Is Low. For two decades, Zeba was a loving wife, a patient mother, and a peaceful villager. But her quiet life is shattered when her husband, Kamal, is found brutally murdered with a hatchet in the courtyard of their home. Nearly catatonic wi...


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The Christmas Sisters by Sarah Morgan

Published 25 September 2018

Adult

"In the snowy Highlands of Scotland, Suzanne McBride is dreaming of the perfect cozy Christmas. Her three adopted daughters are coming home for the holidays and she can't wait to see them. But tensions are running high ... Workaholic Hannah knows she can't avoid spending the holidays with her family two years in a row. But it's not the weight of their expectations that's panicking her--it's the life-changing secret she's hiding. Stay-at-home mom Beth is having a personal crisis. All she wants fo...


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Comfort Me With Apples by Elizabeth Murphy

Published 2 December 1999

Adult

It's 1900, but Anna and Dorrie Furlong, young daughters of a strict Liverpool ship's captain, are expected to stay at home in Everton until they marry. Dorrie, beautiful and popular, with numerous admirers, is content to do this, but Anna longs for freedom and independence. James Hargreaves, the only son of a sadistic, domineering mother, has adored Dorrie since first seeing her at church, but lacks the confidence to approach her. Instead, Dorrie marries Michael, a soldier, and moves to Lond...


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Closing Circles by Carolyn Cody-Fuller

Published 8 December 2018

Adult