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The lightkeeper's daughter / by Pendziwol, Jean,

Publication: . 310 pages ; 24 cm.

this is a very good first adult novel and i hope to see more of this author. an excellent storyline which grips you straight away and holds you until the end . Lynne

Secrets of the sea house / Sea house by Gifford, Elisabeth,

Publication: London : Corvus, 2013 . 308 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2013

this book I believe the category should be fiction not suspense Added 21/09/2017 by Margaret

Red sister / by Lawrence, Mark,

Publication: . x, 467 pages ; 24 cm.

This book is a great read. Adventure. loyalty, sister hood with blades.

Added 30/06/2017 by Maree

Keith H. Anderson's Taranaki : celebrating the life and art of a mountain man / by Anderson, Berta,

Publication: Stratford, N.Z. : B. Anderson, 2004 . 134 p. : 22 x 29 cm. Date: 2004

What a wonderful book telling some of Keith Anderson's story, but also amazing reference of his oil paintings of and around the Mountain and other places of meaning to him. Absolutely loved finding this book and enjoying the stories it tells. Jenni Corbett

Added 29/05/2017 by Jennifer

Jean harley was here / by Johnson, Heather Taylor,

Publication: . 242 pages ; 23 cm.

The cover says this is a book to "savour" and I agree. It is delicately written and poetically it delves into the minds of each character left behind, their memories of Jean and the turns their lives take after her death. The effect of their memories of Jean changes the ways some of them live their lives and even affects the person who accidentally ran her over. I am happy to recommend this novel.

The bear and the nightingale / by Arden, Katherine,

Publication: . 324 pages ; 23 cm.

I found this book enthralling, the descriptions of Russian life and the bleak conditions of life lived so far away from the comfort of cities. It's an old story reselling folk tales and spirits and demons in the night . The heroine is a wild young girl who grows strong and desires to save her people even though the priest has turned them against her. A very good read.

The things you do for love / by Crowther, Rachel,

Publication: . 440 pages ; 20 cm.

A good yarn about family dynamics. I enjoyed it and would describe it as a good holiday read. Will look for more by this author. Lynne

Gardenista / by Slatalla, Michelle,

Publication: . 108 pages : 25 cm

This was a refreshing new look at garden landscapes and wonderful gardens. I would recommend this book to any gardening friends as a great ideas book and coffee table volume which you want to keep picking up to look at. Many are American gardens which we don't usually see. Thanks for purchasing this for the collection.

Days of blood and starlight / by Taylor, Laini,

Publication: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2012 . 517 p. : 24 cm. Date: 2012

A Romeo and Juliet story with magic and beasts! Added 14/12/2016 by Bee

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children / by Riggs, Ransom,

Publication: Philadelphia, Penn. : Quirk Books, 2011 . 352 p. : 21 cm. Date: 2011

This is a remarkable story and not just for YA!

The critic / by May, Peter,

Publication: . 388 pages ; 20 cm.

An excellent plot but a bit tiring to read with all the French phrases.

Dark heart / by Park, Tony,

Publication: Sydney, N.S.W. : Pan Macmillan, 2012 . 435 p. : 24 cm. Date: 2012

An historically accurate and horrifying read showing the cruel realities of the world we live in no matter if we are human or animal. A very good read. Added 14/10/2015 by

Ross Poldark / by Graham, Winston,

Publication: London : Pan Books, 2015 . 471 pages ; 20 cm. Date: 2015

An historical love novel that is sad in places and it's also a family drama. Added 14/10/2015 by

The gospel of Loki / by Harris, Joanne,

Publication: London : Gollancz, 2014 . 302 pages ; 20 cm. Date: 2014

A fun and twisted book that was enjoyable the whole way through. Utterly brilliant. Added 14/10/2015 by

Mermaids singing / by Court, Dilly,

Publication: London : Arrow, 2006 . 490 pages ; 18 cm. Date: 2006

Family, hardship, love and poverty. Kitty finally gets her dream come true. Added 12/10/2015 by

Second honeymoon / by Patterson, James,

Publication: . 403, 16 pages ; 25 cm.

Well written, funny, exciting and a bit scary. Added 12/10/2015 by

Gravity / by Gerritsen, Tess,

Publication: London : HarperCollins, 2000 . viii, 342 p. ; 18 cm. Date: 2000

A modern John Wyndham. Zips from one fraught scene to the next. If you like speculative fiction this book is for you. Added 12/10/2015 by

The catcher in the rye / by Salinger, J. D.

Publication: Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, 1958 . 218 p. ; 21 cm. Date: 1958

Suspense, funny, darkish and confusion. Brilliant book. Added 12/10/2015 by

The sunrise / by Hislop, Victoria,

Publication: . 339 pages ; 24 cm.

Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974. Very good book. Added 12/10/2015 by

An East End story : a tale of friendship / by Gardner, Alfred,

Publication: . 286 pages : 24 cm.

Pubs, women, history and two men's life long friendship. Good book. Added 12/10/2015 by

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