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  1. Modern Lovers by Emma Straub
  2. I Found You by Lisa Jewell
  3. My Husband's Wife by Jane Corry
  4. The Perfect Gift by Emma Hannigan
  5. The Invitation by Lucy Foley
  6. Baby Doll by Hollie Overton
  7. Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
  8. My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises by Fredrik Backman
  9. Hearts of Stone by Simon Scarrow
  10. When the Music's Over The 23rd DCI Banks Mystery by Peter Robinson
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