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The Power of Cake. Further Letters from Sister B.

COMMERCIAL FICTION All the warmth of a Sunday Programme and as action-packed as one of the Sisters’ favourite James Bond adventures. A guaranteed feel-good novel. St Winifred-in-the-Fen is broke, its buildings are crumbling and the Bishop wants to sell it off. Then Mr Wooler, the Bishop’s accountant put in charge of auditing St Win’s, disappears […]

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The Testament of Vida Tremayne

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER A lonely novelist, A devoted fan, A journal that speaks of unspeakable things… Author Vida Tremayne lies silent in a hospital bed. The forces which brought about her terrifying decline are shrouded in mystery. Meanwhile, her estranged daughter Dory is forced to abandon her fast paced city life to be by her mother’s […]

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The Change Maker’s Playbook: How to Seek, Seed and Scale Innovation in Any Company

BUSINESS “Innovation is clearly a MUST, but never comes easily. Thanks to Amy Radin, we now have a practical, actionable guide to help us tackle the non-negotiable task of delivering value through innovation.” —Emma Weisberg, Head of Global Business Marketing, WAZE “As a fellow changemaker, I’ve long admired Amy Radin’s impact and resilience.  In The Change Maker’s Playbook, […]

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England’s Lane

COMMERCIAL WOMEN’S FICTION England’s Lane, explores timeless themes of love, loss, betrayal and new beginnings. Told from the point of view of three people – a man, his wife, and his mistress – the book looks at the cost of marital infidelity and the challenges of single motherhood, the legacy of suicide and the healing […]

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Hiro Hattori mysteries

HISTORICAL FICTION | MYSTERY SERIES “East meets West, spies dine with monks, and mind grapples with heart in a sixteenth-century locked-room mystery on a snowy mountain. Susan Spann hits perfection yet again.” —Laurie R. King, author of The Beekeeper’s Apprentice and Island of the Mad “A page-turning and atmospheric historical mystery that beautifully melds fascinating […]

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Boats Against the Current: The Honeymoon Summer of Scott and Zelda

BIOGRAPHY Mr. Williams, a music producer-turned-filmmaker, and Richard Webb Jr., who taught high school history for 25 years, have a different and somewhat contrarian view of the Fitzgerald landscape. – James Baron, The New York Times  If filmmaker Robert Steven Williams and author Richard Webb, Jr., who is writing a book due out June 26 […]

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The White Chamber (De witte Kamer)

THRILLER In a park in Leiden, a passer-by makes a shocking discovery: an emaciated body with the number 5 carved into its stomach. The victim used to work as a journalist for a well-known newsmagazine and disappeared a few months ago, leaving a goodbye note. Detective Léon Coeur was suspended after a shooting incident and […]

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Live and Let Live (Leven en laten leven)

LITERARY FICTION ‘Once again, [Hendrik’s] observations of human behavior are as sharp as they are witty.’ — Algemeen Dagblad ‘Sounds like a light version of Herman Koch.’ — Trouw ‘How brilliant [Hendrik] is, again! Of course the story is very different, but you immediately recognize his trademark, villainous humor and enjoyable style.’ — Amber Martensen, […]

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Inside Iran

NON-FICTION | HISTORY U.S. relations with Iran have been fraught for decades, but under the Trump Administration tensions are rising to startling levels. Medea Benjamin, one of the best-known 21st century activists, offers the incredible history of how a probable alliance became a bitter antagonism in this accessible and fascinating story. In 1979, the Iranian […]

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Magdalena Mountain

LITERARY FICTION | NATURE WRITING “[A] lyrically wrought tale of discovery, exploration, and renewal…  In this debut novel, acclaimed nature-writer Pyle (Mariposa Road, 2010) brings a lush sense of the majesty, mystique, and magic to be found in all of nature’s forms.”—Booklist “An elegant, eccentric novel of love, loneliness, and lepidoptera… Worthy company for work by other naturalist/novelists: […]

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