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  1. What a Thing to Say to the Queen A Collection of Royal Anecdotes from the House of Windsor by Thomas Blaikie
  2. Carrying Albert Home The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife and Her Alligator by Homer Hickam
  3. A Banquet of Consequences An Inspector Lynley Novel by Elizabeth George
  4. The One Pot Cook by Hattie Ellis
  5. What Remains by Tim Weaver
  6. The Crossing by Michael Connelly
  7. Cross Justice by James Patterson
  8. According to Yes by Dawn French
  9. The Magpie and the Wardrobe A Curiosity of Folklore, Magic and Spells by Sam McKechnie, Alexandrine Portelli
  10. The Fox and the Star by Coralie Bickford-Smith
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