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You don't know who they are. You don't know why they're hunting her. But you know she's in danger. What do you do? When teacher Jenni Wales sees 15-year-old Destiny's black eye, she's immediately worried. Destiny isn't your average student: she's smart, genius IQ smart, and she's in care. But concern turns to fear when Jenni witnesses an attempt to abduct Jenni from school. Who are these men and what can Destiny know to make them hunt her? With those around her not taking the threat seriously, Jenni does the only thing she can think of to keep Destiny safe: she takes her. Product Information: ISBN: 9781838770617 Author: Kate Bradley Publisher: Zaffre Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.2cm

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She says he's perfect. I know he's lying . . . He caught me watching, and our eyes met. That was when it hit me. There was something not quite right about my daughter's new boyfriend . . . The doting father... Ed finally meets his daughter's boyfriend for the first time. Smart, successful and handsome, Ryan appears to be a real catch. Then Abbie announces their plan to get married. The perfect fiancé...There's just one problem. Ed thinks Ryan is lying to them. Who would you believe? All of Ed's instincts tell him his daughter is in terrible danger - but no-one else can see it. With the wedding date approaching fast, Ed sets out to uncover Ryan's secrets, before it's too late . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9781838771164 • Author: T.M. Logan • Publisher: Zaffre • Format: Paperback • Pages: 448 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 3.2cm

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Delve into this deliciously addictive psychological thriller about a book club that unravels dark and scandalous secrets between one circles of neighbours… Everyone is hiding a secret. One of them is murder. The book club was her idea, of course. It was her way into our group. A chance to get close. I knew from the day she arrived that she couldn't be trusted. And I was right. Alice didn't come to the village for peace and quiet. She came for revenge. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781472129673 • Author: C. J. Cooper • Publisher: Constable • Format: Paperback • Pages: 384 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 3 cm

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Two sisters on trial for murder. They accuse each other. Who do you believe? '911 what's your emergency?' 'My dad's dead. My sister Sofia killed him. She's still in the house. Please send help.' 'My dad's dead. My sister Alexandra killed him. She's still in the house. Please send help.' One of them is a liar and a killer. But which one? A compelling, dark thriller from the bestselling author, Steve Cavanagh. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781409185864 • Author: Steve Cavanagh • Publisher: Orion • Format: Paperback • Pages: 368 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.8 x 2.6 cm

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The attraction is instant between Megan and Ben but the only problem is that Ben is bound for Australia in just a week's time. They are determined not to let their spark disappear so Ben suggests getting married so that she can go with him. Shocked but unwilling to lose him, Megan agrees. Virtual strangers, the two embark on an unforgettable journey.. Determined to make a success of their hasty marriage. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788636148 • Author: Anna Jacobs • Publisher: Canelo • Format: Paperback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.9 cm

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 The third and fourth instalment in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea Mysteries. Murder on the Tor When Libby Forest finds a body early one morning in mist surrounding Glastonbury Tor, she will need all her ingenuity to unscramble the threads of past myths and present secrets to discover the truth.  Meanwhile, with the help of the enigmatic Max Ramshore, can Libby uncover the whole truth of her husband's death and find peace in her new life? Murder at the Cathedral Could your best friend be a killer? When a body is discovered in ells Cathedral Library, Libby Forests best friend Angela Miles becomes the prime suspect.  The last thing Libby needs is another investigation. but with the help of ear, the beloved Carpathian Sheepdog, and her partner, Max Ramshore, Libby’s determined to uncover the murderer and clear her friends name. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800485662 • Author: Evesham Frances • Publisher: Boldwood Books • Format: Book Collection – Paperback

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In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders... But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club find themselves in the middle of their first live case. Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it's too late? 'So smart and funny. Deplorably good' - Ian Rankin. 'A gripping read' - Sunday Times. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241425442 • Author: Richard Osman • Publisher: Viking • Format: Hardback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 3.5cm

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DC Jack Warr and his girlfriend Maggie have just moved to London to start a new life together. Though charming, Jack can't seem to find his place in the world - until he's drawn into an investigation that turns his life upside down. In the aftermath of a fire at an isolated cottage, a badly charred body is discovered, along with the burnt remains of millions of stolen, untraceable bank notes. Jack's search leads him deep into a murky criminal underworld - a world he finds himself surprisingly good at navigating. But as the line of the law becomes blurred, how far will Jack go to find the answers - and what will it cost him? In Buried, it's time to meet DC Jack Warr as he digs up the deadly secrets of the past . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9781838770327 • Author: Lynda La Plante • Publisher: Zaffre • Format: Paperback • Pages: 448 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 3.2 cm

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Immi think she has found the perfect new home in central London: a shared warehouse with luxury accommodation, a rooftop terrace and daily yoga, all with a surprisingly affordable price tag. The Dye Factory is a 'co-living' community, designed to combat the loneliness of big city life. But soon after she moves into her new haven, Immi realises that it's not quite as idyllic as it appears. No one seems to know who is behind this multi-million pound urban experiment. And her housemates may be hiding a dangerous secret. Then, as a series of pranks escalates into something much darker, Immi is left questioning whether, in this group of strangers, she can ever really be safe... Product Information: • ISBN: 9781785767746 • Author: Kate Helm • Publisher: Zaffre • Format: Paperback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2cm

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A dead woman. An impossible crime. Christine De Bertrand wakes up to her worst nightmare: rather than the man she went to bed with, lying beside her is her housemate, Nikki – dead. With no memory of the night before, Christine can’t explain what happened, and the police are baffled. For DC Gaby Darin, newly arrived from Swansea after her last case ended in tragedy, it’s a mystery she’s determined to solve. When another woman goes missing, Gaby faces a race against time to uncover the link between the two victims and find the man who vanished from Christine’s bedroom.  But as Gaby gets close, the killer gets closer – and soon one of Gaby’s own team is in unimaginable danger… Compelling and un-put-down-able, this gripping thriller will have you hooked until the end. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008390181 • Author: Jenny O’Brien • Publisher: HQ Digital • Format: Paperback • Pages: 384 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.8 cm

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Within Lancashire, 1612, Fleetwood Shuttleworth is only 17 years old but married and pregnant for the fourth time... However, she still has no living child and her husband Richard is itching for an heir. But when she crosses paths with Alice Gray, a young midwife, she promises to help Fleetwood give birth to a healthy baby. Meanwhile, Alice is drawn into witchcraft accusations that are sweeping the north-west and Fleetwood risks everyone to try and help her. But the legendary witch trials are approaching and Fleetwood's stomach is growing by the minute... Are both of their lives at stake? 'Assured and alluring' - Jessie Burton. Product Information: ISBN: 9781785766145 Author: Stacey Halls Publisher: Zaffre Format: Paperback Pages: 420 Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 3.5cm

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Enforcing a quiet lifestyle on the island of Catalina, Terry McCaleb is a far cry from his hectic former role as a FBI profiler. When a small-time criminal is found dead, McCaleb becomes embroiled in a case that leads him to cross the path of Harry Bosch. This is the infamous detective that has always teetered on the brink of darkness in order to get inside the head of the killers. But has he finally stepped across that fine line and embraced darkness? Product Information: ISBN: 9781409156062 Author: Michael Connelly Publisher: Orion Books Format: Paperback Pages: 403 Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 3cm

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Sally Page is an MI5 'footie', a junior Secret Service Agent who maintains 'legends': fake identities or footprints used by real spies. Her day consists of maintaining flats and houses where the legends allegedly live, doing online shopping, using payment, loyalty and travel cards and going on social media in their names - anything to give the impression to hostile surveillance that the legends are living, breathing individuals. One day she goes out for coffee leaving the safe house from which she and her fellow footies operate. When she comes back they have all been murdered and she barely escapes with her own life. She is on the run: but from whom she has no idea. Worse, her bosses at MI5 seem powerless to help her. To live, she will have to use all the lies and false identities she has so carefully created while discovering the truth... Product Information: ISBN: 9781529345193 Author: Stephen Leather Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Dimensions: 20.3 x 12.7 x 2.2cm

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A victim? Or a killer? One icy cold morning, the remains of a woman are discovered. She has been abused, then butchered. DI Kelly Porter knows this is the work of a monster. One who has killed before - and will do so again. Kevin Flint is a young man with no friends and a reputation for being odd. He explores the hidden corners of the Lake District, and likes to creep, and watch. He witnesses depravity and it excites him. But will he cross the line from bystander to perpetrator? Despite her personal life taking unexpected turns, Kelly's detective instincts tell her that the answers lie with Kevin - if only she knew the right questions to ask. Will Kelly miss her chance and have blood on her hands? And will she ever be the same when it's over? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788638166 • Author: Rachel Lynch • Publisher: Canelo Crime • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.1 cm

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After a scandal forces DI Kelly Porter out of the Met, she returns to her home turf in the Lake District.  Crimes in the Cumbrian constabulary tend to be of the minor sort, but Kelly begins work on a cold case that shocked the local community – the abduction and brutal murder of ten-year-old Lottie Davies. Meanwhile, Kelly is also investigating two seemingly straightforward crimes: a case involving an illegal immigrant, and a robbery following the death of local businessman Colin Day. But evidence comes to light that reveals a web of criminal activity beyond anything Kelly imagined.  Behind the veneer of sleepy, touristy towns lies a dark and dangerous underworld. As Kelly threatens to expose those with much to lose, she risks paying the ultimate price to get to the truth... Product Information: ISBN: 9781788633994 Author: Rachel Lynch  Publisher: Canelo Format: Paperback Pages: 370 Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2.5cm

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A swallow flutters its wings into a dimly lit attic as Adele Foyle comes across the secret diary of the mother she has never met, and a shocking account of a crime committed over twenty-five years ago... Adele Foyle has returned to Reedstown, the last place her mother, Marianne, was seen alive. With her mother's words etched in her mind and in the pages tucked into her jacket pocket, Adele has one purpose: to find those responsible for the horrifying attack on Marianne and see them brought to justice. But news of Adele's arrival and the diary spread quickly amongst the small close-knit community of Reedstown. Old memories are stirring up fresh wounds. No-one wants the truth to be told. The diary is just a story, they say. Yet as Adele begins to unravel the layers of deceit, the tissue paper lies begin to fragment. Her mother was telling the truth. Adele just has to prove it. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780751579970 • Author: Laura Elliot • Publisher: Sphere • Format: Paperback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 3.6 cm

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Her life was perfect. Until the video. Scarlett’s golden life suddenly unravels when someone sends a shocking video of her to everyone she knows.  The only people who claim they haven’t seen it are the friends in her new mothers’ group: Cora, Emma and Asha. Scarlett is forced to delve into her past to discover who is out to get her. But as her circle of trust gathers around her, she has to ask – are her friends as innocent as they seem? Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008335120 • Author: Caroline Corcoran • Publisher: Avon • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.2 cm

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Gaillac, south-west France. An unsolved case. Gil Petty, America's most celebrated wine critic, is found strung up in a vineyard, dressed in the ceremonial robes of the Order of the Divine Bottle and pickled in wine. An un-cracked code. For forensic expert Enzo Macleod, the key to this unsolved murder lies in decoding Petty's mysterious reviews - which could make or break a vineyard's reputation. An uncorked criminal. Enzo finds that beneath the tranquil façade of French viticulture lurks a backstabbing community riddled with rivalry - and someone who is ready to stop him even if they have to kill again. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782062097 • Author: Peter May • Publisher: Riverrun • Format: Paperback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 20.96 x 13.97 x 2.54 cm

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GRUESOME MURDERS His victims are young, beautiful and coldly mutilated. He calls himself the Beijing Ripper. Li Yan, head of Beijing's serious crime squad, must stop him. FEARSOME LETTERS Just as pathologist Margaret Campbell finds an insight into the killer's cruel signature, Li receives a letter from the killer, betraying his cruel intentions. CHINESE WHISPERS There's no way Li can misinterpret the Ripper's motives: he wants to tear Li and Campbell's lives apart, and write the darkest chapter in Beijing's history. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781784295349 • Format: Paperback • Author: Peter May • Publisher: Riverrun • Pages: 504 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 13 x 3cm

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When a successful businessman is the victim of a vicious murder, all evidence points to his wife and her young lover. But then the victim"s business partner suffers a similarly brutal fate and when yet another body is discovered, seemingly unrelated, the police are baffled. The only clue is DNA that leads them to two women: one dead, the other in prison. With rumours growing of a serial killer in the city, the pressure to solve the case is high. But can Geraldine find the killer before there"s yet another deadly attack? Product Information: ISBN: 9781842438589 Author: Leigh Russell Publisher: No Exit Press Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Dimensions: 20.3 x 12.7 x 2.5cm

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