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This Month's Featured eBooks

The Pocket Wife
Susan Crawford
March 2015 Debut of the Month. For fans of A S A Harrison's The Silent Wife and Sabine Durrant's Under your Skin, The...
 
The King's Sister
Anne O'Brien
March 2015 Book of the Month. A passionate, all-consuming yet very sad love story in violent times, that of Elizabeth of Lancaster, a Plantagenet, for John Holland, Duke of Exeter. We are in...
 
The Last Word
Hanif Kureishi
March 2015 Book of the Month. As one would expect from such a talented writer, this is an intelligent, amusing and intimate novel. Sometimes when you look forward to something too much, you...
 
The Darkest Hour
Barbara Erskine
March 2015 Book of the Month. What can I say about this fabulous book? That it is classic Erskine time-slip drama of passion and incident; that it covers the war years and today...
 
The Buried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro
March 2015 Book of the Month. Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is like nothing he's ever written before though many of the themes he likes to explore - memory, connections, how past,...
 
Wish You Were Here
Catherine Alliott
March 2015 Book of the Month. James, a foot surgeon, saves a child from a peanut allergy and the girl’s grateful mother, a famous opera singer, lends him her chateau in France for...
 
The Mirror World of Melody Black
Gavin Extence
March 2015 Book of the Month. A surprisingly intimate and compelling read, and one that exposes an emotionally challenging and often hidden world. The...
 
The Raven's Head
Karen Maitland
March 2015 Book of the Month. The quest for eternal life; a tale of alchemy and skulduggery in the thirteenth century. Starting in France our young hero, Philippe, in the employment of a...
 
The Silence of the Sea
Yrsa Sigurdardottir
March 2015 Book of the Month. In Iceland grandparents and a young child go to the port to meet a yacht with the girl’s family on board (parents and twin sister). The yacht...
 
The Girl in the Red Coat
Kate Hamer
March 2015 Debut of the Month. A stunningly original debut that weaves a multitude of emotions throughout. Both the mother and the missing daughter are...
 
The Sandman
Lars Kepler
This is a powerhouse of a read, it will tempt and cajole you into reading faster and faster, the last page will whisper seductively to you but hold on firmly to your horses and enjoy the wild ride....
 
Our Endless Numbered Days
Claire Fuller
March 2015 Debut of the Month. Seventeen-year old Peggy has recently returned home, initially we know not from where. Her father is dead, her mother...
 
Kolymsky Heights
Lionel Davidson
Maxim Jakubowski March 2015 Highly Recommended. Lauded quite rightly by Philip Pullman, who supplies a new introduction, as the best thriller he's ever read, this is an indispensable reissue. Set in the...
 
The Dolls
Kiki Sullivan
March 2015 New Gen Debut of the Month. This is a delicious treat of a book, the equivalent of a bar of your favourite chocolate, a guilty pleasure to be indulged every once...
 
Grasshopper Jungle
Andrew Smith
Longlisted for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal - One of our Books of the Year 2014 -One of the Lovereading4kids Readers' Choice Books of the Year 2014 *** Suitable for 15+ due to explicit content Across a huge canvass...
 
Flesh and Blood
Simon Cheshire
This creepy story is a great addition to the Red Eye horror series for teens. Sam moves into a new neighbourhood when his family come into some money. Everything looks lovely, but on their very first night in their new...
 
Devil You Know
Cathy MacPhail
Award-winning writer Cathy Macphail, master of the unexpected twist, leads readers into a tense and sometimes violent story before revealing the truth. Newly arrived on an estate in Glasgow, Logan is thrilled when he finds a friend. Baz seems cool...
 
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Leslye Walton
Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Best Fiction for Teens Award 2015 - *** Suitable for 15+ as some explicit content An enormous family saga unfolds in this story shot through with magic that is helped on its way by lashing of...
 
The Alex Crow
Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith’s novel Grasshopper Jungle, a wild and totally original adventure about giant killer bugs terrorizing a small US town, is on the longlist for the Carnegie Medal. Here again he puts adolescent boys at the heart of a...
 
Sea of Poppies
Amitav Ghosh
The first in the breathtaking trilogy on the history of the opium wars. This starts just before in a time of colonial upheaval, the 1830s. Full of minutiae, strong characters and vivid images, this sweeps you through a fascinating period...
 
Rook Song
Naomi Foyle
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The second instalment in The Gaia Chronicles (following debut volume Astra) by young British science fiction author Foyle. Astra Ordott, first initially encountered as a seven-year old...
 
Insurgent
Veronica Roth
This is heart-pounding dystopian fiction at its very best. Insurgent is the thrillingly dark sequel to the New York Times bestselling debut, Divergent. No teenager should miss these great reads.Will have fans of The Hunger Games, Matched and Blood...
 
If You Were Me
Sheila O'Flanagan
A very classic Sheila O’Flanagan tale with a strong message and a charming tale of will she/won’t she while we know exactly what she should do. Whether she does or not is up to you to find out in this...
 
The Enchanted
Rene Denfeld
One of the Top 10 books in the Lovereading Readers’ Choice Book of the Year 2014. One of our Books of the Year 2014. Once you start, you will find it difficult to put down this compelling and totally captivating novel, so...
 
The Vanishing Witch
Karen Maitland
Set against the Peasants’ Revolt and the poll tax (yes, they had one in the 1380s), this is an involved, long, medieval drama of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times. We are in Lincoln in the family of a...
 
We Are Not Ourselves
Matthew Thomas
The life of Eileen Tumulty from 1951 to 2011, starting when she is 9 and from her point of view. In her mid-forties her son Connell becomes a teenager and we see how he feels too. Round the middle of...
 
Kingdom
Robyn Young
Fans of Robyn Young will know of her superb research for this is the concluding volume of an epic trilogy of Robert the Bruce, so the first half of the book concentrates on Robert running for his life in the...
 
No Name Lane
Howard Linskey
No Name Lane is indeed a country lane where folk like to walk, but at this particular time young girls are disappearing and the area is on alert. We have a couple of journalists and a couple of unpopular police...
 
Ladies of Missalonghi
Colleen Mccullough
The story of three women in the Blue Mountains in Victorian Australia, all without their men and all hampered by the social restrictions of the time. A tale of genteel poverty, of small-town pettiness and of overcoming prejudices. It is...
 
Cold Revenge
Alex Howard
A tenacious crime thriller with a difference; where the focus is a self contained, single minded and absolutely fanatical DCI who is prepared to ignore or even trample over any police policies and procedures that are in her way. You...
 
The Rosie Effect
Graeme Simsion
The simplicity of the writing here has a magical quality that carries you effortlessly from page to page. If you have not met Don Tillman, Professor of Genetics in The Rosie Project then you are in for a treat...
 
The Catalyst
Helena Coggan
Positively and dynamically different, this debut provokes and challenges your interest from the first few pages. Although classed as fantasy, it doesn't feel as though it should be exclusively pigeon-holed as such, there are so many things that are recognisable,...
 
It Started with Paris
Cathy Kelly
A great read, you are never disappointed with a Cathy Kelly. What happened in Paris was a marriage proposal. What happens in the book is the preparation, the family entanglements, the background to the various people involved, the moving of...
 
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
Neil Gaiman
It is almost impossible to talk about how good Neil Gaiman’s writing is in a short review like this; once started it is hard to stop. He is wonderful. Truly. Dark, mystical, poetic, surprising; one of the greatest living writers...
 
The Secrets Sisters Keep
Sinead Moriarty
This is Sinead Moriarty’s tenth novel and it’s at her heart-warming, tear-jerking best. The Devlin sisters are best friends, but each has a secret in her life that she can’t possibly admit to herself, let alone her sisters, or their...
 
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
A very special book indeed, magical in all its senses, which has just won the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award for best book. Slow to get into and long, it is written in the style of the period...
 
Creature Comforts
Trisha Ashley
One of Trisha Ashley’s best, a charming romance with lots going on and a good central character in Izzy. Some chapters start with her dreams which add a nice touch. Izzy has been travelling for three years in India and...
 
The Whispering City
Sara Moliner
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Since the deserved worldwide success of Zafon's cultured thrillers, Barcelona has been the place to go for elegant mysteries shrouded in shades of darkness. And why not?...
 
Deliciously Ella
Ella Woodward
Successful health blogger, Ella Woodward knows all about eating a poor diet overloaded with sugar and, having reformed her own diet she now shares her healthy eating regime. She includes the recipes she developed, all vegetarian, sugar, gluten and dairy...
 
The Serpent Papers
Jessica Cornwell
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Talent runs in the blood as the granddaughter of John Le Carre makes her debut with this sprawling and fascinating historical thriller, the first in a planned...
 
The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. In the footsteps of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and S.J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep, the unreliable narrator domestic drama of untruths is the new...
 
River of Smoke
Amitav Ghosh
You really should read the first in this trilogy, The Sea of Poppies, before embarking upon this huge, sprawling epic history for, although not all the characters of that first book are followed here, you will appreciate this so much...
 
Fourth of July Creek
Smith Henderson
Rural Montana in the 80s. Pete Smith is a young social worker with huge problems of his own. In attempting to return a near-feral lad to his family he becomes obsessed with the reclusive mountain people fearing the end of...
 
The Cairo Affair
Olen Steinhauer
Steinhauer is, in my opinion, one of the unsung masters of the murky Mittel-Europa spy thriller but his new book abandons the penumbra of Furst and le Carre territory and the Cold War and jumps with a vengeance...
 
The Bones Beneath
Mark Billingham
Billingham's brooding London cop Tom Thorne makes a welcome return. A terrible psychopath whose path he had once crossed to his peril and narrowly managed to incarcerate is promising to reveal the location of a body buried a quarter of...
 
Remember Me This Way
Sabine Durrant
A tale full of passion, anger, fear and heartache, an excellent read which concerns the love between a lonely school librarian, Lizzie, and a compulsive/obsessive artist, Zach. It is fast-paced, told from two points of view. That in itself is...
 
As Good as it Gets?
Fiona Gibson
A great insight from the female point of view into the modern family and of the burdens of holding the family together when things go down hill. Happy unit, Mum, Dad, two kids, falls apart when Will (Dad) is made...
 
Holy Spy
Rory Clements
A galloping good yarn, stuffed full to the brim with double crossing intrigue, yet intelligently braced against historical fact and figures. The mostly cool, calm and collected spy John Shakespeare is surrounded by a writhing vibrant cast of often unscrupulous...
 
Tom Jones - The Life
Sean Smith
From bestselling biographer Sean Smith comes the fascinating and tumultuous true story behind Sir Tom Jones, the nation's treasure, sage of The Voice and living music legend. As revealing as it is entertaining, this is the definitive story of a...
 
Desert God
Wilbur Smith
It started with the magnificent River God in 1993. Now we have its sequel. Wilbur Smith has gone back to the start of his Egyptian series but you do not have to have read any of them to revel in...
 
Young Skins
Colin Barrett
Winner of the 2014 Guardian First Book Award. Winner of the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. This magnificent collection takes us to Glanbeigh, a small town in rural Ireland - a town in which the youth have the run of...
 
Being Binky
Binky Felstead
Another Made in Chelsea participant reveals their inner life – and for Binky Felstead there’s plenty to tell – not just her sudden rise to TV fame and also looking back to a troubled childhood, her family and facing up...
 
The Forever Girl
Alexander McCall Smith
Clover (real name Sally) meets James in primary school. She is six years old. By the time she is 13 she realises she is truly in love with James but boarding school, university, gap year and time leave their paths...
 
With a Friend Like You
Fanny Blake
An excellent read with a great plot underlining that however well you know your friends there are still secrets that need to be kept. This features two very close families, each lot best friends with the others. The wives have...
 
Turning the Stones
Debra Daley
The story opens in Ireland in 1766 where a mystical woman is turning stones to influence events and so “bring the child home …” We then move to London and Em, a girl of about 17, who wakes uncertain of...
 
The Storms of War
Kate Williams
A wealthy English family suffers the effects of World War I. The hook here is that the father is of German extraction and imprisoned once the war starts. Naturally this really does shatter the family. We see the whole...
 
The Princess Matilda Comes Home
Shane Spall
From their winter berth at Cardiff, Tim and Shane Spall set out on a new journey to follow the Welsh Coast before striking out for the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland. Not such raw sailors as they once were,...
 
The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman
A wonderful American author who writes across a diverse array of areas, often touching gently on the fey. This is unusual for her for, as with The Dovekeepers, it is historical. Concerning a museum of freaks and the owner’s...
 
The Mill Girl
Rosie Goodwin
1850 and the story of Maryann whose life seems to be doomed with one disaster after another. Many early deaths leave her the central female figure of a large family. The two eldest boys and her father work in the...
 
The King's Curse
Philippa Gregory
A big detailed account of Henry VIII’s life from pre-throne to courting Jane Seymour, only all seen through the life of Margaret Pole, née Plantagenet, the family displaced by Henry VII. It is wonderful stuff. It is of course quality...
 
Inside Enemy
Alan Judd
Charles Thoroughgood is now boss of MI6. Fans will welcome him back, newcomers will get more out of this with a bit of background knowledge but it is not strictly necessary for the enjoyment of this tale. It is classic...
 
In Dark Service
Stephen Hunt
Stephen Hunt is a masterful writer and I don’t know why he is not more popular. Well, this is the book to launch him to new heights. Old fans, here’s the new one, you’ll love it. Newcomers, this is the...
 
Gone are the Leaves
Anne Donovan
A big, lush, historical novel with an unusual concept at its core, that of a boy’s decision to become a castrato or not. He falls for a girl and wishes to feel like a man at least once before he...
 
Gleam
Tom Fletcher
This book is seriously weird. I loved it. Not the ordinary post-apocalypse, dystopian discontent, not by a long way. It’s twisted, meaty and original, surprising and certainly hard to put down. Even the band of misfits on a quest is...
 
From Liverpool with Love
Lyn Andrews
A rags-to-riches tale of workhouse Jane marrying her boss. It’s a lovely read full of joy and then Jane’s brother turns up. He escaped the workhouse aged 14 and turned to crime. Seeing how well Jane has done for herself...
 
Frog Music
Emma Donoghue
Emma Donoghue has done it again, produced another novel totally unlike anything she has written so far. This one is a light, easy read of the tangled relationships of colourful people in San Francisco in 1876 where a heat wave...
 
Chop Chop
Simon Wroe
A fabulous and surprising read about an English lit graduate taking a lowly job in the kitchen of a Camden restaurant but mostly it’s about the local gangster, the Fat Man, and his culinary demands. We are introduced to the...
 
By its Cover
Donna Leon
Commissario Brunetti is getting older and slowing down so it seems inevitable that his cases are too. This one concerns the theft of ancient books from the Venice library and then the inevitable murder. The Venetian colour is as good...
 
Bryant & May - the Bleeding Heart
Christopher Fowler
I believe this is the eleventh in the amazingly quirky Bryant and May detective series. The Peculiar Crimes Unit is in yet more trouble. Graves are being dug up, the ravens have gone from the Tower of London and there...
 
Breaking Light
Karin Altenberg
A sad, bittersweet tale written out of sequence that slowly reveals an idyllic childhood shattered by the callous deeds of kids. Years of rebuilding, searching, guilt and pain are slowly eroded and Gabriel Askew is eventually able to take up...
 
Ashes in the Wind
Christopher Bland
Successful businessman and former chairman of the BBC writes his first novel aged 75. It is a huge history of the 20th century from 1908 as seen through the eyes of an Irish family. We meet two boys, one protestant,...
 
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion
Fannie Flagg
Just sit down and wallow in the glorious comfort of this book. It is small-town America which Fannie Flagg is so good at. It stars Sookie, a sweet, slightly dippy, 59-year old who discovers she is not only adopted but...
 
After I'm Gone
Laura Lippman
A wife, three daughters and a mistress, Felix has it good. But then he is confronted with a racketeering scam, he can’t face prison and disappears. The novel fluctuates between then, the investigation into the death of his mistress twenty...
 
The Runaway Wife
Rowan Coleman
Rose Pritchard has fled her home and her abusive husband with little more than the clothes on her back - and her most precious possession, her seven year old daughter Maddie. But Rose does have one other thing left -...
 
Every Mother's Son
Val Wood
A pure delight from start to finish. Val Wood is very good at nineteenth century history. This moves from manor house and farming in Yorkshire to Italy and a fist full of coincidences that wrap the story up. It is...
 
The Whitstable Pearl Mystery
Julie Wassmer
Who would have thought Whitstable was such a centre of crime? First it seems there is some mystery surrounding the oyster beds, then two connected dead bodies turn up within days of each other. Both are discovered by Pearl, local...
 
The Tears of Dark Water
Corban Addison
A huge drama of nearly 500 compulsive pages where the kidnapping of an American boy, the death of his father and the complications of the negotiator tackling the Somali pirates and a Somalian who needs freedom for his family make...
 
The Life Intended
Kristin Harmel
The night before Patrick was killed in a car accident he was going to tell his young wife Kate some wonderful news. She never hears it. Twelve years later Kate is a music therapist for special needs children and engaged...
 
Landmarks
Robert Macfarlane
Infused with the poetry of the land, Robert Macfarlane’s Landmarks explores and celebrates the close relationship between the landscape and the words we use to describe it, an outpouring of language and love that attempts to understand the way we...
 
The Faithful Couple
A. D. Miller
Essentially this is a book about friendship, the very flawed yet compelling relationship between two men, based on experience, elation and remorse. With strong psychological and sexual components, the terse prose style draws you into a very recognisable world yet...
 
Camille
Pierre Lemaitre
The conclusion to the Camille Verhoeven trilogy brings in characters from Irène and Alex but this really does stand on its own and is a great story even without the background. Here Camille, having lost his beloved wife Irène, the...
 
Acts of the Assassins
Richard Beard
Sequel to Lazarus is Dead but it easily stands alone. It is a wonderful piece of speculative fiction, a ‘what if’ story. Here it asks ‘what if the Roman Empire existed today and Jesus lived now?’ And more than that:...
 
Once Upon a Time in the West...Country
Tony Hawks
Not one for the rural life, Tony, partner Fran and their child on the way move to the deep countryside. Is this Tony’s challenge to himself, to take up rural life with gusto? No, not quite, there’s also the small...
 
Fauverie
Pascale Petit
Shortlisted for the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014. Fauverie, the new Seren poetry collection by Pascale Petit is named after the Parisian zoo that haunts her imagination. This book has childhood trauma and a dying father at its heart, while...
 
I Knew the Bride
Hugo Williams
Shortlisted for the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014. I Knew the Bride is no mere rehearsal of old lives lived; instead it takes the author and his readers into startling new terrain in a series of brave, painful and profoundly...
 
Welcome to Braggsville
T. Geronimo Johnson
A strangely original and wonderfully thought provoking novel. By no means a simple read, the author writes in such a way as to make you think and consider. The lack of quotation marks and obvious introductions to show who is...
 
The Poetry of Sex
Sophie Hannah
Romance and poetry seem to go hand in hand but - implicit, explicit, nuanced or starkly frank - sex itself has long been a staple subject for poets. This book offers a selection that ranges from ancient Rome to modern...
 
Alex Hollywood: My Busy Kitchen - A Lifetime of Family Recipes
Alex Hollywood
Paul Hollywood steps aside from the spotlight to reveal his wife Alex. A self-taught cook who comes from an impressive food-loving family she believes in good cooking without fuss, simple and delicious food. Her recipes come tailored to the occasion...
 
Road Ends
Mary Lawson
A gentle story about people and in particular a family where the wife just loves having babies. She has had eight children, one boy died and there is one hard-working, capable girl amongst the siblings. Set in North Canada mostly...
 
Redeployment
Phil Klay
An utterly compelling read giving an insight into the wars in Iraq, written with a frank, decisive and convincing hand. Once you start reading, you quite simply don't want to stop, it’s an often uncomfortable read but there is a...
 
Zodiac Station
Tom Harper
Tom Harper might well be the best thriller writer you’ve never heard of. Set deep in the Arctic Circle, Zodiac begins from the perspective of the captain of an ice-breaking ship who rescues a man from the ice. This man...
 
The Yorkshire Shepherdess
Amanda Owen
Well known from her appearances on ITV’s The Dales, Amanda Owen is one of those lucky people living their dreams. Amanda Owen lives in a remote corner of Yorkshire; she’s a mother of 7 (she wants 10) children, a farmer’s...
 
Prodigal Son
Danielle Steel
A story of twin brothers, of rivalry, jealousy and pure evil. Michael is the blue-eyed boy, Peter a failure. Michael became a doctor, Peter a banker. Both marry, raise a family, drift apart. Now Peter’s bank (Lehman Brothers) has gone...
 
The Walk Home
Rachel Seiffert
A sad tale of discontent, of lost souls and the severing of ties. It centres on an Irish family gone to Scotland who initially have ambitions to try to better themselves but life gets in the way. One by one...
 
The Unwitting
Ellen Feldman
A relationship tale with a difference; original, clever and set during the Cold War. The story spans a fascinating period in USA history, when the country was rocked by racial hatred, the Army-McCarthy hearings, the assassinations of JFK and Dr...
 
Tell the Girl
Sandra Howard
A glamorous novel geared towards the older woman coming to terms with age and all it entails … wrinkles etc! With fascinating detail on the modelling life in America in the sixties and meeting the famous. It is probably semi-autobiographical...
 
Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery
Jenny Colgan
A stand-alone sequel to The Little Beach Street Bakery but much enhanced if you’ve read the first for this continues the life of Polly and Huckle (and the puffin Neil). Polly gets sacked from the local baker and takes to...
 
Some Luck
Jane Smiley
The first in a trilogy, a family saga following the Langdons over one hundred years, beginning in 1920. This volume goes through to 1953. They are a farming family of hardworking, stoical parents and five children. On the whole it...
 
Single, Carefree, Mellow
Katherine Heiny
Displaying a light deftness of touch while highlighting a contorted darkness, these eleven short stories emphasise the more twisted and melancholy side of relationships. Plaintive hearts and minds, often shying away from reality, appear to be continuously searching for that...
 
The Silent Boy
Andrew Taylor
In the Scent of Death Andrew Taylor introduced us to Edward Savill, a young English clerk in British controlled Manhattan at the height of the American War of Independence in 1778. 14 years later as the French Revolution rages he...
 

Last Month's Featured eBooks

Sea of Stone
Michael Ridpath
An intelligent, riveting read featuring murder, family feuds, seers and an enigmatic Iceland. It is possible to read this as a standalone crime thriller, however there are three previous novels...
 
 

The Month Before's Featured eBooks

Reader Reviewed The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion
One of our Books of the Year 2014. A thoroughly charming book from this witty and intelligent Australian writer. Don leads a very ordered life. He does not consider himself odd,...
 
 
Parallax
Sinead Morrissey
Winner of the TS Eliot prize for poetry 2013. The Forward Prize-shortlisted fourth collection of poems by the inaugural Belfast laureate, and one of Northern Ireland's greatest female poets. Chair of...
 
 
His Majesty's Hope
Susan Elia MacNeal
The third in a fun melodramatic historical spy series, readers may want to start withMr Churchill’s Secretary. Maggie Hope has completed her spy training and is being sent on...
 
 
H is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald
Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2014. Winner of the Costa Biography Award 2014. Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize 2014. Owning and training a hawk has been a life-long...
 
 
The Last Dark
Stephen Donaldson
This is it. The final volume of The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. It has been a long wait but worth it. If you know the series, nothing more need...
 
 
Mean Streak
Sandra Brown
Hayes Bannock is a Texas Ranger, a natural lawman who is tough, taciturn, perceptive, and guarded. Several years ago, his life was derailed by a tragic chain of events, including...
 
 
The Mime Order
Samantha Shannon
The stunning sequel to the amazing The Bone Season which I really recommend reading first. It starts exactly where the last book finished with the clairvoyant attempting to return...
 
 
Spark
John Twelve Hawks
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A new anti-hero for Hawks, author of the semi-mystical dystopian adventures of the Fourth Realm Trilogy. Jacob Underwood,...
 
 
Age, Sex, Location
Melissa Pimentel
A diary of dating which includes inspiration from dating guide books, even an old 1928 one! (great fun), recommending a period of abstinence and eventually internet dating. But what our...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Alice and the Fly
James Rice
February 2015 Debut of the Month. Greg is a schizophrenic teenager who also suffers from...
 
 
Reader Reviewed The Book of Lost and Found
Lucy Foley
February 2015 Debut of the Month. One of those involved family dramas of uncertain parentage,...
 
 
The Room
Jonas Karlsson
What price genius or madness, how close the tie? This little Swedish, Kafka-esque fable asks some pretty big questions as Björn, working for the Authority, finds a secret room between...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Etta and Otto and Russell and James
Emma Hooper
February 2015 MEGA Debut of the Month. Etta, after being married to Otto for many...
 
 
Four Sisters:the Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses
Helen Rappaport
The four daughters of the last Tsar of Russia, overlooked in life and in death, the young women, the eldest only twenty-three were gunned down with their parents at Ekaterinburg...
 
 
Drums of Autumn
Diana Gabaldon
The fourth in Gabaldon’s Outlander series. Jamie and Claire seem likely to finally have a happy life in Georgia but two hundred years in the future their daughter, Brianna, must...
 
 
The Murder Bag
Tony Parsons
Tony Parsons, author of Man and Boy, with his first crime novel which is interesting. He introduces DC Max Wolfe who tells the story. He kills and disarms a terrorist...
 
 
Dragonfly in Amber
Diana Gabaldon
The second in Gabaldon’s Outlander series starts in 1968 with Claire and her daughter Brianna having gone to visit an old family friend following Frank’s death as Claire hopes to...
 
 
The Fiery Cross
Diana Gabaldon
The fifth in Gabaldon’s Outlander series. Claire and Jamie are happily helping Brianna and Roger settle into their new life – and family – in pre-independence America. But trouble is...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Now That I've Found You
Ciara Geraghty
A brilliant tale written from the point of view of a single dad of two bruised kids, especially the boy, for their mum, Paula, suffering from bipolar disease, walked out....
 
 
The One & Only
Emily Giffin
A love/loyalty story with American football very much at its centre. We have football coach Carr’s daughter, Lucy, not the least bit interested in her father’s obsession but her best...
 
 
Voyager
Diana Gabaldon
The third in Gabaldon’s Outlander series. At the start of the book Jamie and Claire are separated by centuries. Jamie’s survived Culloden but pretty much wishes he hadn’t and his...
 
 
Humans: An A-Z
Matt Haig
After all those “guidebooks” and “travel-back-in-time” histories giving us a modern take on Elizabethan England et al, Matt Haig has come up with a guide book for anyone visiting the...
 
 
Reader Reviewed The Ice Twins
S. K. Tremayne
February 2015 Debut of the Month. Twins, the mother Sarah favours one, the father Angus...
 
 
Ripper
Isabel Allende
If you are a fan of this author’s magical tales then this is not for you. It is her first foray into crime fiction. A series of gruesome, ritualistic murders...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Sisters of Treason
Elizabeth Fremantle
February 2015 Book of the Month. This is indeed a novel for obviously all the conversations are imagined but it is so bound...
 
 
When I Met You
Jemma Forte
The title actually refers to a daughter meeting her father and not the man of her life as one might imagine. Her mother has always told Marianne that he went...
 
 
American Psycho
Bret Easton Ellis
Bret Easton Ellis’ masterpiece is without doubt a modern classic, a story of corruption, greed and depravity focused on Patrick Bateman, an 80’s Wall Street yuppie. Not to be read...
 
 
The Skin Collector
Jeffery Deaver
This is forensic scientist, quadriplegic Lincoln Rhyme’s eleventh case. He is an interesting character surrounded by a great team so fans will be among old favourites. Newcomers will be fine...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Apple and Rain
Sarah Crossan
Apple is sure that one day her mother will return. And when that happens she is sure that everything in her life will be good again. But when Mum does...
 
 
The Anchoress
Robyn Cadwallader
February 2015 Debut of the Month. A quietly, deep and fascinating debut novel proving that...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Closer Than You Think
Karen Rose
February 2015 Book of the Month. No. 5 in the Lovereading top 10 'Readers’ Choice' Books of the Year 2014. This is the first...
 
 
Memory of Water
Emmi Itaranta
Imagine a world where water is its most precious commodity. It is rare and rationed. This is, of course, the future and this is a coming-of-age tale where Noria, tea...
 
 
The Illuminations
Andrew O'Hagan
February 2015 Book of the Month. A beautifully told story of war and dementia. Luke is serving in Afghanistan. His grandmother Anne is...
 
 
The Hourglass Factory
Lucy Ribchester
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A splendid debut for a new Scottish author until now best known for her short stories, this is...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Prayer for the Dead
James Oswald
February 2015 Book of the Month. An engagingly dramatic crime novel where a curious whiff of the uncanny lurks in the background, occasionally...
 
 
The Accident
Chris Pavone
With his first novel The Expats, Pavone introduced himself as a clever spinner of tales of treachery and intrigue, alongside a forensic dissection of the dark side of married life,...
 
 
The Autumn Republic
Brian McClellan
Truly fascinating characters set in a striking world, with an artful weaving of plot lines and locations, marks this as an impressively memorable fantasy series. If this is your first...
 
 
The Awakening of Miss Prim
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera
A slow moving, eccentric and charming story centred on a small Spanish community which thrives on literature and philosophy. Miss Prim is taken on at the ‘big house’ to reorganise...
 
 
Away from You
Kay Langdale
Monica, mother of 6-year old Ruby and 18-month Luce, lands a big job in LA and hires a nanny/housekeeper, Ursula, for her husband and kids. Ursula is reluctant to work...
 
 
Death of a Liar
M. C. Beaton
By page 24, we have three dead bodies, one of which appears to be a compulsive liar. She cried rape on the phone to the police and wasn’t, so when...
 
 
The Boy in the Book
Nathan Penlington
Remember that must have series of books from the 1980’s, The Choose Your Own Adventure series? Nathan Penlington was scanning Ebay and noticed a set of the first 106 books...
 
 
If I Fall, If I Die
Michael Christie
Will’s mother suffers from agoraphobia and after she lost her father, her brother and her husband she took baby Will back to her home town to protect him and shut...
 
 
Canary
Duane Swierczynski
Grad student by day; criminal informant by night - Sarie Holland is a new breed of action hero.
 
 
The Chimes
Anna Smaill
A book of contrasts: charming and disturbing; exciting and slow building; post-apocalyptic and brand new. With no real memories, just the day-to-day habits of life and work, how do people...
 
 
Corpus Christi
Bret Anthony Johnston
'A GORGEOUS, ACCOMPLISHED DEBUT' DAVID MITCHELL (Independent Books of the Year) Short stories by Bret Anthony Johnston, award-winning author of Remember Me Like This. An intensely moving collection set in...
 
 
Crash & Burn
Lisa Gardner
A psychological thriller with a very clever plot line. You, the reader, will formulate many different scenarios and theories which will ‘crash and burn’ one by one as a new...
 
 
Demelza
Winston Graham
Winston Graham started writing his famous Poldark series in the 40s and 50s, eventually spinning them into twelve novels (the last published in 2002) a gripping saga of Ross Poldark...
 
 
The Kind Worth Killing
Peter Swanson
Maxim Jakubowski's February 2015 Book of the Month. US author Swanson confirms the promise of his excellent debut The Girl with a...
 
 
Everland
Rebecca Hunt
1913: Dinners, Millet-Bass, and Napps - three men bound not by friendship, but by an intense dependence founded on survival - will be immortalised by their decision to volunteer to...
 
 
The Farm
Tom Rob Smith
Fans of Russian thriller Child 44 and familiar with this author will find this new one very different. It is not a thriller and not what I was expecting at...
 
 
First Frost
Sarah Addison Allen
Readers fell in love with Sarah Addison Allen's debut novel, GARDEN SPELLS. Now the tale of the Waverley women is to be revisited with a magical sequel.
 
 
The Great Zoo of China
Matthew Reilly
Modern-day China not only wants to dominate the financial markets but the leisure world too. They want something bigger and better than Disneyworld and so the Great Zoo is born....
 
 
Gretel and the Dark
Eliza Granville
Vienna, 1899. Josef Breuer - celebrated psychoanalyst - is about to encounter his strangest case yet. Found by the lunatic asylum, thin, head shaved, she claims to have no name,...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Wolf Winter
Cecilia Ekback
February 2015 Debut of the Month. The most impressive thing about this extraordinary book is...
 
 
Hour of Darkness
Quintin Jardine
The twenty-fourth Bob Skinner Scottish crime mystery and could it be his last? It certainly feels like it for the whole book seems like a review of his past life...
 
 
I Do Not Sleep
Judy Finnigan
A light, easy read of a boating accident in Cornwall where the body was never found. The lad, Joey, was twenty and went to Cornwall with a good chum, Danny,...
 
 
Influx
Daniel Suarez
A science-heavy text with a US Government department set up to monitor new developments in technology, the BTC. It goes rogue and starts taking out anyone who makes a significant...
 
 
Fear the Darkness
Becky Masterman
The second in a series with an unusual older protagonist, Brigid Quinn, ex-FBI special agent now married to an ex-priest philosophy professor living a quiet life in Tuscon, Arizona. She...
 
 
Living it Arg
James Argent
James Argent, one of the longest serving members of the TV programme The Only Way is Essex, spills the beans on what goes on – on and off the set. Like...
 
 
Not Forgetting the Whale
John Ironmonger
A charming and startlingly different account of a city banker whose discovery so distresses him that he flees the high life for isolated Cornwall. The villagers embrace him and we...
 
 
The Ship
Antonia Honeywell
A horrifying look at our future! The environmentalists were right, the seas rose and floods wiped out many areas, everything wild died out, the land and sea were polluted, pets...
 
 
Malice
Keigo Higashino
A cleverly written novel describing a murder and a confession, but the investigating police officer does not believe the motive stated. The first chapter is a witness statement, the second...
 
 
Master of War: Defiant Unto Death
David Gilman
Thomas Blackstone takes to the battlefied once more as the Black Prince takes the fight to the French.
 
 
The May Bride
Suzannah Dunn
The life of the young Seymour family, of Jane whom we meet aged 15, of Edward and his spirited wife Elizabeth, both 21, and young Thomas, plus of course Seymour...
 
 
Missing You
Harlan Coben
A fast-paced thriller with intertwining plots that keep you guessing almost to the end. The pace is relentless and very topical as it highlights the dangers that can lurk behind...
 
 
Emma
Rosie Clarke
This is a strange series where famous authors have been asked to give a modern version of Austen’s classics so Joanna Trollope did Pride and Prejudice, Val McDermid
 
 
The Last Kind Words Saloon
Larry McMurtry
The publishers dub this a ‘ballad in prose’ and that’s exactly how it feels. We meet ageing Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday outside the Last Kind Words Saloon in Long...
 
 
Obsession in Death
J. D. Robb
There's a thin line between hero worship and dangerous obsession ... the explosive new Eve Dallas and Roarke thriller
 
 
Losing it
Helen Lederer
The comedian and media personality turns her considerable talent to fiction. Millie writes an agony column for a magazine, has a scientist daughter doing an important project in Papua New...
 
 
Remember Me Like This
Bret Anthony Johnston
Bret Anthony Johnson is the Director of Creative Writing at Harvard, so an exquisitely written book, impressively plotted is practically guaranteed. Exploring the aftermath of a child’s return to his...
 
 
Ross Poldark
Winston Graham
Winston Graham started writing his famous Poldark series in the 40s and 50s, eventually spinning them into twelve novels (the last published in 2002) a gripping saga of Ross Poldark...
 
 
Welcome Home
Margaret Dickinson
This is about two adjacent families in Grimsby where the women are inseparable. One has five children, the other only a daughter. That daughter, Irene, eventually marries one of the...
 
 
The Strings of Murder
Oscar de Muriel
A locked room murder and more which has the Victorian detective fearing the supernatural. It begins a series to star London detective Frey pairing up with Scottish McGray whose first...
 
 
The Lovers of Amherst
William Nicholson
An affair between Mabel Todd and Austin Dickinson in 1881 is at the centre of this lovely dual-time tale. It is being researched in 2013 by Alice Dickinson, attracted to...
 
 
The Boston Girl
Anita Diamant
A beautifully drawn story of Abbie, an 85-year old daughter of Russian immigrants who relates her entire life to her granddaughter, Ava. We go back to Abbie’s school days, learn...
 
 
Tell Tale: a DI Charlotte Savage Novel
Mark Sennen
DI CHARLOTTE SAVAGE KNOWS WHO KILLED HER DAUGHTER.
 
 
Touch
Claire North
Maxim Jakubowski February 2015 Highly Recommended. Young adult writer Catherine Webb was also known to pen great fantasy adventures as Kate Griffin, but...
 
 
Tower Lord
Anthony Ryan
This follows on directly from Blood Song being the next in the Raven’s Shadow series of epic fantasy. Don’t even try it if you have not read the first for...
 
 
Vixen
Rosie Garland
Rosie Garland's extraordinary tale is a story of superstition and devotion in the time of the Black Death and will bewitch both new readers and fans of her much-loved debut,...
 
 
Where Love Lies
Julie Cohen
At first Felicity appears a dizzy female, then maybe she’s just confused, then we feel she is actually suffering from something when fragrances start to infect her. She is...
 
 
Who is Tom Ditto?
Danny Wallace
Tom meets Hayley, falls in love and they move to London. He finds work as an early morning newsreader on local radio, she in a dress shop. Life is good...
 
 
Will You Remember Me?
Amanda Prowse
This is an extremely moving book which deals with the difficult issue of coping with impending death for the sick person and for their family and friends. Poppy is only...
 
 
Winter Siege
Ariana Franklin
The sad loss of this lovely author brought a fine medieval series featuring Adelia Aguilar to a close but this stand-alone, unfinished manuscript was left. Her daughter, Samantha, decided to...
 
 
You
Zoran Drvenkar
The chilling new thriller by the author of SORRY
 
 
Holy Cow
David Duchovny
Yes, it is that David Duchnovny, best known as Mulder from the X-Files. Here he has presented a wonderfully silly little novel narrated by a cow. Discontented with life in...
 
 
The Laughing Monsters
Denis Johnson
Freetown, Sierra Leone. A city of heat and dirt, of guns and militia. Alone in its crowded streets, Captain Roland Nair has been given a single assignment. He must find...
 
 
Neverhome
Laird Hunt
This is the story of Gallant Ash during two hard years of war. Married to a quiet, weak man she decides to take his place when he’s called up to...
 
 
The Tusk That Did the Damage
Tania James
When a young elephant is brutally orphaned by poachers, it is only a matter of time before he begins terrorising the countryside, earning his malevolent name from the humans he...
 
 
Shifting Colours
Fiona Sussman
February 2015 Book of the Month. Beautifully simple yet holding a complicated truth, this is...
 
 
The Temporary Gentleman
Sebastian Barry
February 2015 Book of the Month. Like Roddy Doyle, Sebastian Barry is one of those great Irish writers whose characters get under your...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Galina Petrovna's Three-Legged Dog Story
Andrea Bennett
February 2015 Debut of the Month. A quite slow-moving tale of some old folk in...
 
 
The Exit
Helen FitzGerald
I am a huge fan of this author whose work is frequently categorised as crime but although her books do have a crime element, often sinister, they are so much...
 
 
The Secret of Magic
Deborah Johnson
This story is amazing as indeed is its lyrical writing. From the Southern American dialect to Mr Willie Willie’s made up words to wonderful descriptions of the country, forest and...
 
 
Herring Girl
Debbie Taylor
A surprising and hauntingly insightful story, that takes you gently by the hand on an intimate journey; emotionally, reflectively and in time. The author has the ability to weave the...
 
 
Paris for One
Jojo Moyes
Bestselling author Jojo Moyes brings us a charming and heart-warming short story in association with Quick Reads. Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She has never even...
 
 
The Thorn Birds
Colleen Mccullough
The Australian answer to Gone with the Wind became a publishing sensation when it was first published in 1977 and went on to sell 30 million copies worldwide. Readers...
 
 
The Boy Who Wept Blood
Den Patrick
Set ten years after The Boy With the Porcelain Blade this is another adventure filled with sword fights, escapes, intrigue and excitement. Now grown into a master swordsman, Dino must...
 
 
Love Hurts
Malorie Blackman
Malorie Blackman has compiled a collection of short stories from some of the best young adult authors writing today. For anyone who has ever loved and lost - and loved...
 
 
Reader Reviewed The Dogs
Allan Stratton
Ghost story and psychological thriller, The Dogs will keep readers nervous and guessing to the very end. Cameron and his mum have been on the run from his violent father...
 
 
Reader Reviewed I Was Here
Gayle Forman
February 2015New Gen Author of the Month. Best-selling Gayle Forman’s I Was Here explores the complicated repercussions of suicide on all those who are left behind. Cody and Meg have...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Afternoon Raag
Amit Chaudhuri
Skilfull and delicate writing where the commonplace is described in such a way, you feel as though you are seeing it for the first time. Chaudhuri takes a peek at...
 
 
Reader Reviewed The Earth is Singing
Vanessa Curtis
February 2015 NewGen Book of the Month. Of the many stories of the Holocaust, that...
 
 
The Boy in the Shadows
Carl-Johan Vallgren
A little boy vanished. A troubled man on the hunt for the truth.
 
 
Reader Reviewed Me and Mr J
Rachel McIntyre
February 2015 NewGen Debut of the Month. Lara is having a tough time at home:...
 
 
The Care and Management of Lies
Jacqueline Winspear
A new stand-alone novel from NY Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear.Ties between Kezia & Thea, friends since girlhood, have become strained - by Thea's embrace of women's suffrage & the...
 
 
Dear Committee Members
Julie Schumacher
Clever, perceptive and amusing writing disclosing a treasure chest of surprising gems. Discover a collection of letters of recommendation covering a period of 11 months, written by a creative writing...
 
 
Happiness Is Easy
Edney Silvestre
A small package, but one containing a forceful wallop of an impact. The short sharp chapters flit around in time; enabling you...
 
 
Reader Reviewed The Immortals
Amit Chaudhuri
Float and wander through a story where an everyday beginning, middle and end, becomes a world transformed. The author sets you adrift, starts to bring your attention to an occasion...
 
 
Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook
Rachel Khoo
Over 100 of Rachel Khoo’s recipes culled from her culinary travels, tried, tested and presented in her Kitchen Notebook, Illustrated with colour photographs and her own sketches Rachel Khoo’s aim...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Odysseus Abroad
Amit Chaudhuri
Simply clever, lightly understated writing highlighting life decisions, journeys and discoveries. Step into Ananda’s world, where you feel as though you are...
 
 
Dangerous
Jessie Keane
No one uncovers the underworld like Jessie Keane
 
 
Reader Reviewed My Heart and Other Black Holes
Jasmine Warga
Provocative, insightful and stimulating, this is a surprisingly simple yet captivating story featuring a deep and harrowing subject that is often avoided. It initially feels as though a story about...
 
 
All One Breath
John Burnside
Shortlisted for the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014. Presents the world in a series of still lifes, in tableaux vivants and tableaux morts, in laboratory tests, anatomy lessons, in a...
 
 
The Stairwell
Michael Longley
Shortlisted for the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014. The Stairwell is a richly textured, immensely moving work. Michael Longley has the rare ability to fuse emotional depth with complicated artistry:...
 
 
Bright Travellers
Fiona Benson
Shortlisted for the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014. In this remarkable, intensely moving, first collection, Fiona Benson shows her fascination with human experience. Includes poems that move on archaeological fast-forward...
 
 
Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth
Ruth Padel
Shortlisted for the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014. With care and empathy, Ruth Padel suggests how rifts in the Holy Land speak to conflict in our own hearts. 'We identify....
 
 
Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting
Kevin Powers
Shortlisted for the T S Eliot Poetry Prize 2014. In this remarkable debut poetry collection, National Book Award finalist and Iraq war veteran Kevin Powers creates a startling, affecting portrait of...
 
 
Nunslinger: The Complete Series
Stark Holborn
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. When was the last time you read a western? Well, the time has come. Following the Booker-nominated success...
 
 
Quarry's Choice
Max Allan Collins
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Another fast-paced tale featuring a hitman as its hero, Quarry's Choice is actually the eleventh volume in a...
 
 
Arcadia
James Treadwell
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Until this final volume arrived on my doorstep, I was unaware of Treadwell's outstanding fantasy trilogy. Needless to...
 
 
The People in the Trees
Hanya Yanagihara
The story of the life of Norton from his childhood in Indiana to his eventual acceptance of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1974, through to his arrest for sexual...
 
 
Gang Leader for a Day
Sudhir Venkatesh
A book selected by Mark Zuckerberg in his Year of Books initiative. Describes the author's time living with the gangs on the Southside of Chicago. This book tells how...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Rome's Executioner
Robert Fabbri
Rome's Executioner: the second instalment in the epic Vespasian series that chronicles the rise from humble origins of one man to fulfil his destiny as one of Rome's greatest Emperors. The...
 
 
Reader Reviewed False God of Rome
Robert Fabbri
Action, adventure and battle in the third instalment of Robert Fabbri's bestselling Vespasian series: rebellions in the provinces, murders and political manoeuvrings in the Eternal City - and a mission...
 
 
The Boy with No Boots
Sheila Jeffries
Written with clarity, vision and hope, this is a saga spanning the lifetime of a remarkable boy from pre-World War I on. The poverty of the family is shocking and...
 
 
The First Bad Man
Miranda July
Cheryl (40-ish) works for a small family concern, Open Palm, which produces fitness programmes based on self-defence. She suffers from ‘globus hystericus’ with her throat becoming very tight when under...
 
 
Terms & Conditions
Robert Glancy
First and foremost I think you should know that this is littered with asterisked footnotes in small print, sometimes very small, so very difficult to read as an e-book. As...
 
 
Forever
Judy Blume
Judy Blume's classic novel, now available with a brand-new cover look to celebrate the 40th anniversary. Controversial when it was first published, Forever is a classic title which tenderly describes...
 
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sherman Alexie
A remarkable and heart-warming story of survival that avoids sadness or sentimentality because of its original story telling and brilliant black humour. Junior relates the complicated journey of his life...
 
 
The Perfect Match
Katie Fforde
Three years ago Bella Castle left her home town nursing a broken heart over Dominic Thane. Now she's made a new life for herself in the country, working as an...
 
 
The Sky Is Everywhere
Jandy Nelson
This is a debut novel that once readwill never be forgotten. It's a vibrant, deeply romantic novel that will bring tears to your eyes but it will also bring laughter...
 
 
Reader Reviewed Tape
Steven Camden
This stunning debut novel by acclaimed spoken-word artist Steven Camden tells two stories which take place twenty years apart but which are connected by one old cassette tape. Ryan and...
 
 
Fear the Darkness
Becky Masterman
The second in a series with an unusual older protagonist, Brigid Quinn, ex-FBI special agent now married to an ex-priest philosophy professor living a quiet life in Tuscon, Arizona. She...
 
 
Love, Tanya
Tanya Burr
A title that was inspired by the author's journey to becoming confident and feeling happy about who she is. It presents the things she has learnt and intends to reveal...
 
 
Zom-B Bride
Darren Shan
From the master of horror comes the 10th Zom-B instalment. B Smith has been reunited with the murderous maniac clown, Mr. Dowling. To her shock and consternation, he's desperate to...
 
 
Zom-b Clans
Darren Shan
In this latest instalment, B’s fellow Angel, Vinyl, is being held hostage by the sinister Owl Man who will only release him in exchange for B’s own dangerous captive. B Smith...
 
 
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