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The Unheard – Nicci French

‘He did kill. Kill and kill and kill.’ Tess’s number one priority has always been her three-year-old daughter Poppy. But splitting up with Poppy’s father Jason means that she cannot always…

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Freckles – Cecelia Ahern

Five people.Five chances.One woman’s search for happiness. Allegra Bird’s arms are scattered with freckles, a gift from her beloved father. But despite her nickname, Freckles has never been able to…

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People Like Her – Ellery Lloyd

‘Smart, gobble-at-a-sitting thriller about life as a yummy mummy influencer and the dark side of Instagram’ – Guardian‘Brilliantly original’ – Clare Mackintosh, author of After the End‘Deliciously dark and devious’…

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Rock Paper Scissors – Alice Feeney

Alice Feeney is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist. Her debut novel, Sometimes I Lie, was an international bestseller, has been translated into over twenty languages, and is being made into a TV series by Warner Bros. starring Sarah Michelle Gellar. His & Hers is also being adapted for screen by Jessica Chastain’s Freckle Films. Alice was a BBC Journalist for fifteen years, and now lives in the British countryside with her family. Rock Paper Scissors is her fourth novel and is being made into a TV series for Netflix by the producer of The Crown. It will be published around the world in 2021.

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The Night She Disappeared – Lisa Jewell

‘Lisa Jewell is one of my favourite writers and this is her best yet. I read it in 24 hours. Utterly gripping with richly drawn, hugely compelling characters, this is a first class thriller with heart.’ LUCY FOLEY

‘I’m calling it early. This is Lisa’s best book yet, and she always sets that bar high! Stayed up so late because I couldn’t put it down.’ ADELE PARKS, author of Lies Lies Lies and Just My Luck

‘I love all Lisa’s books, but The Night She Disappeared is by far her best thriller yet.’ HARLAN COBEN

‘Mother of God, Lisa Jewell’s on fire. The Night She Disappeared is UNBELIEVABLY good. I was utterly utterly agog.’ MARIAN KEYES

‘Insane suspense. I loved it.’ LEE CHILD

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The Rule – David Jackson

The hiss of the bus doors made Daniel Timpson look up from his comic. He peered through the grimy window to check where he was. The journey home took in a total of ten bus stops. This was number eight. He had to be careful about his count, because sometimes drivers skipped a stop if nobody wanted to get on or off.
‘I thought you’d gone to sleep.’
Daniel turned to the woman sitting next to him. He thought she looked very old. Maybe more than a hundred. She’d probably die soon,. He hoped she didn’t die on the bus.

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