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Little Tigress Tales Out of the Dust of Old Mexico by Wallace Smith Little Tigress Tales Out of the Dust of Old Mexico


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/02/2017
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Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table by Sir Thomas Malory Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/02/2017
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At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier At the Edge of the Orchard

The sweeping and compelling new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring. 'Dark, brutal, moving, powerful' Jane Harris 'A wonderful book; rich, evocative, original. I loved it' Joanne Harris
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
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The Fatal Tree by Jake Arnott The Fatal Tree

A seductive, clever tale of crime, punishment and love among thieves set in 1720s London - Jake Arnott does for the 18th century what he did for the 1960s in his cult hit THE LONG FIRM.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017
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Conclave by Robert Harris Conclave

The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
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The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff The Orphan's Tale

In Nazi-occupied Holland, seventeen-year-old Noa snatches a baby from a train bound for the concentration camps, fleeing with him into the snowy wilderness surrounding the train tracks.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
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Dark Serpent by Paul Doherty Dark Serpent

A must read for die-hard Paul Doherty fans. Corbett, last seen in THE MYSTERIUM, returns in the eighteenth compelling novel in the series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
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Midnight in Berlin by James MacManus Midnight in Berlin

The paperback of MacManus's brilliant historical novel: as the threat of war escalates in Berlin 1938, might clandestine love hold the key to an unlikely peace?
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
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Before the Rains by Dinah Jefferies Before the Rains

A romantic, heart-wrenching tale of love against the odds from the Number One Sunday Times bestselling author 1930, Rajputana, India. Since her husband's death, 28-year-old photojournalist Eliza's only companion has been her camera. When the British Government send her to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017
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Incendium by A. D. Swanston Incendium

Summer, 1572 and England is vulnerable. Fear of plague and insurrection taint the air, and heresy, fanaticism and religious unrest seethe beneath the surface of society. Rumour and mistrust lead to imprisonment, torture and sometimes murder.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017
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Mussolini's Island by Sarah Day Mussolini's Island

In 1939, a group of gay and bisexual men were rounded up and imprisoned on a tiny Italian island, their lives changed forever. Based on a true story of 1930s Italy, MUSSOLINI'S ISLAND is a powerful exploration of wartime life...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017
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Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory Three Sisters, Three Queens

From the Number One New York Times bestselling author, a riveting new Tudor story featuring Katherine of Aragon, and King Henry VIII's sisters Margaret and Mary, chronicling the pivotal roles the three queens played in King Henry VIII's kingdom
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2017
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Daughter of a Thousand Years by Amalia Carosella Daughter of a Thousand Years


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2017
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The Fibonacci Confessions by Graham Wade The Fibonacci Confessions

Novel set in medieval Italy. Leonardo Pisano (also known as Fibonacci), tells his tragic story as he pursues his destiny in a medieval world where there are many hazards and few rewards. Step by step he indulges in the flaws...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/02/2017

Singapore Red by William Gibson Singapore Red


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2017
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Woolgrower's Companion by Joy Rhoades Woolgrower's Companion

As the war draws to a close, one woman faces her greatest battle . . . Australia 1945. Until now Kate Dowd has led a sheltered life on Amiens, her family's sprawling sheep station in northern New South Wales. The...
Format: eBook - Released: 27/02/2017
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The De Valera Deception by Michael McMenamin, Patrick McMenamin The De Valera Deception
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A pre-war adventure, starring one of Britain's most charismatic war heroes - Winston Churchill. In this thrilling novel, Churchill goes on a secret mission to prevent weapons purchased by the IRA from reaching Ireland.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017
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The Ivan by Erin Eldridge The Ivan

Elise lives in occupied Berlin, under Russian rule. Her husband, Erich, is in France with the German army, then becomes a prisoner of war. Divided and alone, each struggles to cope in a dangerous and unfamiliar world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017
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Come Sing with Me My People by Steven Baker Come Sing with Me My People


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017
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A Soldier's Return by Paul Carlin A Soldier's Return

This is a ghost story which has its roots in the First World War. Lawyer James Allenby has inherited Langrick Manor, a gothic mansion forsaken by all and reputed to be haunted.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017
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Gustave Flaubert The Ambiguity of Imagination by Giuseppe Cafiero Gustave Flaubert The Ambiguity of Imagination


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 28/02/2017
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In the Feudal Spirit by Taz Shakir In the Feudal Spirit


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The Gothic Line Italy Winter of 1944 by Arno Baker The Gothic Line Italy Winter of 1944

American troops are stuck during the winter of 1944 on the Gothic Line dividing Italy in two. Can a romance even be possible in these conditions? An American soldier falls in love with a beautiful woman, but there is no...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017
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Cigarette Girl by Ratih Kumala Cigarette Girl


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017
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Through Martha's Eyes One Woman Witnesses the Greatest Event in History by Corinne Brixton Through Martha's Eyes One Woman Witnesses the Greatest Event in History

Using an imagined back-story for one of the characters recorded in the gospels, Through Martha's Eyes provides the reader with the cultural and historical background to understand more fully the story at the heart of human history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017
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A Soldier's Return by Paul Carlin A Soldier's Return

This is a ghost story which has its roots in the First World War. Lawyer James Allenby has inherited Langrick Manor, a gothic mansion forsaken by all and reputed to be haunted.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017
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Bamboo Road by Ann Bennett Bamboo Road


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Huck Out West A Novel by Robert Coover Huck Out West A Novel

Our leading postmodernist novelist turns his iconoclastic eye to a great American classic in this sequel to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017
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Treadmill by Hiroshi Nakamura Treadmill

<i>Treadmill</i> is a unique and historically significant novel the only book written about life in Japanese and Japanese-American internment camps during World War II written at the time by an internee. Nakamura exquisitely captures the thinking and mood of the...
Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 28/02/2017
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Return from Darkness by Graham Jones Return from Darkness


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Sultana, een roman van het Moorse Spanje by Lisa J. Yarde Sultana, een roman van het Moorse Spanje

In het dertiende-eeuwse Moorse Spanje verkeert het rijk van Granada in een crisis. Het huwelijk van Fatima, kleindochter van de Sultan van Granada, met de neef van de Sultan, Faraj, heeft het volk verdeeld. Een bittere burgeroorlog volgt en hun...
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Departure by Anne L Watson Departure


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Leipzig Affair by Author Leipzig Affair

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