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SCH-11299 The Sea, The Sea MURDOCH Iris

Arrowby retires from his glittering career in the London theatre, he buys a remote house on the rocks by the sea. He hopes to escape from his tumultuous love affairs but unexpectedly bumps into his childhood sweetheart and sets his heart on destroying her marriage. His equilibrium is further disturbed when his friends all decide to come and keep him company and Charles finds his seaside idyll severely threatened by his obsessions.

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SCH-11300 The Bell MURDOCH Iris

First published in 1958, Iris Murdoch's funny and sad novel is about religion, the fight between good and evil and the terrible accidents of human frailty. Encamped outside Imber Abbey, home of an enclosed order of nuns, is a community of very mixed-up people waiting for the installation of a new bell, but then the old one is rediscovered.

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SCH-11298 The King of Torts GRISHAM John

The Office of the Public Defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm. When he reluctantly takes the case of a man charged with a random street killing, he assumes it is just another of the many senseless murders that hit D.C. every week.

As he digs into the background of his client, Clay stumbles on a conspiracy too horrible to believe. He suddenly finds himself in the middle of a complex case against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world and looking at the kind of enormous settlement that would totally change his life—that would make him, almost overnight, the legal profession's newest king of torts.

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SCH-11313 World's Best Christmas Stories WATERMILL PRESS

Here are some of the world's best-loved Christmas stories - from O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi to the tale of the Nutcracker. You'll also find best-loved tales by Louisa May Alcott, Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen, and more! 

World's Best Christmas Stories is a wonderful book to keep and treasure. 

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SCH-11311 Monkey Island FOX Paula

Over the weeks that Clay Garrity had slept in the park with others of New York's 'homeless, ' Buddy and Calvin had become his family. Somewhere in the vast city, Clay's real father wandered, jobless and unable to bear it; his mother, too, was gone now from the welfare hotel that had been their shelter. Desperation had overcome her and swept her away. Clay couldn't leave the streets, for if he did he might never find Ma or Daddy again...

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SCH-11310 Dolores Claiborne KING Stephen

Suspected of killing Vera Donovan, her wealthy employer, Dolores Claiborne tells police the story of her life, harkening back to her disintegrating marriage and the suspicious death of her violent husband, Joe St. George, thirty years earlier. Dolores also tells of Vera's physical and mental decline and of her loyalty to an employer who has become emotionally demanding in recent years.

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SCH-11309 The Green Mile Part Five: Night Journey KING Stephen

Truth time is approaching at Cold Moutain Penitentiary. Paul Edgecombe is taking a huge gamble, one where the stakes are high and the consequences deadly. He and his fellow guards take convicted killer John Coffey away from Death Row in the dead of night and bring him to the bedside of a woman writhing in torment. It is there they will find out once and for all if this mountain of a man is a miracle worker or a monster...

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SCH-11308 Dancing In My Nuddy-pants RENNISON Louise

Since Georgia's been dating the yummy scrumboes Sex God, Robbie, her glossy lips are always at the ready, and her "red-bottomosity" is kept under wraps. Along with Naomi the Sex Kitten's new litter (thank you, Angus), Robbie's announcement that his band will be traveling to Hamburger-a-gogo land (Georgia can only hope to go with), and a class trip to France, Georgia is one camper in a state of teenage splendiosity. The small trouble is, Georgia also wonders if Dave the Laugh might still be the guy for her, and when Robbie gives a surprise-ending twist to his travel plans, she gets a "weird feeling of reliefosity" that makes her wonder if she must venture out and bravely use her "red bottom wisely."

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SCH-11284 The Scarlet Letter Hawthorne Nathaniel

A single sinful act ruins the lives of three people. None more so than Hester Prynne, a young, beautiful, and dignified woman, who conceived a child out of wedlock and receives the public punishment of having to always wear a scarlet "A" on her clothing.

She refuses to reveal the father of her child, which could lighten her sentence. Her husband, the aptly-named Roger Chillingworth, who Hester thought had died in a shipwreck but was actually being held captive by Native Americans, arrives at the exact moment of her deepest public shaming and vows to get revenge. Her lover, Arthur Dimmesdale, remains safely unidentified, but is wracked with guilt.

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SCH-11283 The Train Home SHREVE Susan Richards

Two people meet by chance on a Washington subway. Annie Blakemore, an aspiring opera singer with a romantic imagination, two delightful children, and a husband made bitter and abusive by an automobile accident, becomes obsessed with a handsome priest she sees on the train. Knowing that her pursuit of a stranger is irrational, but intuiting that there is something right about it too, Annie follows him, little realizing that he is not what he seems. For Will Huston is not a priest at all, but an Irish actor in disguise, out to find and punish the man responsible for his young brother's death. As their paths cross, we begin to realize that, impossible as it may seem, their futures lie in each other.

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SCH-11280 The Magic Finger DAHL Roald

The Greggs are hunters who will shoot anything in the woods for fun. The little girl who lives next door hates it. She tries to talk them out of it, but they only laugh at her - so she turns her "magic finger" on them. The next morning, to their surprise, the Greggs wake up bird-sized, complete with wings. And before they know it, they're living in a nest, while four strange human-size ducks have taken over their house! Now the shoe is on the other foot - and that foot is webbed. 

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SCH-11278 The Dare STINE R.L.

Johanna Wise has always longed to be part of Dennis Arthur's rich, popular crowd, and she can't believe it when he finally asks her out. She thought she'd do anything to keep Dennis, but when he dares her to kill their teacher, she's not so sure. Will she really kill for love?

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SCH-11277 Halloween Night STINE R.L.

Brenda hates her cousin Halley. And Brenda isn't the only one. Because Halley keeps stealing other people's boyfriends.

So Brenda and her friends decide to plan the perfect murder. Something to go along with Brenda's perfect Halloween party.

Not that they're really going to kill anybody. It's just a joke? Right? 

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SCH-11241 The Crimson Petal and the White FABER Michel

'Watch your step. Keep your wits about you; you will need them . . .' So begins this irresistible voyage into the dark side of Victorian London. Amongst an unforgettable cast of low-lifes, physicians, businessmen and prostitutes, meet our heroine Sugar, a young woman trying to drag herself up from the gutter any way she can. Be prepared for a mesmerising tale of passion, intrigue, ambition and revenge.

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SCH-11242 The Cobra FORSYTH Frederick

The Cocaine industry is worth billions of dollars a year to the drug cartels who spread their evil seed across Western society. Its usage causes incalculable misery, poverty and death. Slowly, gradually, inexorably it is spreading... It is a blight which must be stopped.

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SCH-11243 Avenger FORSYTH Frederick

A young American aid volunteer, Ricky Colenso, is brutally murdered in former Yugoslavia. His grandfather, the Canadian billionaire Steven Edmond, is bent on revenge. The quest to find Ricky's murderer leads Edmond to Cal Dexter, ex-Vietnam Special Forces, the one man who could bring the killer to justice. But what starts as a personal, domestic tragedy soon explodes into a terrifying drama on the centre stage of world terrorism. From the battlefield of Vietnam via war-torn Serbia to the jungles of Central America, Avenger is packed with riveting detail, breathtaking action and political suspense, while in Cal Dexter we meet an unforgettable hero in the most dynamic Forsyth tradition.

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SCH-11240 Faceless Killers MANKELL Henning

One frozen January morning at 5am, Inspector Wallander responds to what he believes is a routine call out. When he reaches the isolated farmhouse he discovers a bloodbath. An old man has been tortured and beaten to death, his wife lies barely alive beside his shattered body, both victims of a violence beyond reason.

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SCH-11239 Fingersmith WATERS Sarah

London 1862. Sue Trinder, orphaned at birth, grows up among petty thieves - fingersmiths - under the rough but loving care of Mrs Sucksby and her 'family.' But from the moment she draws breath, Sue's fate is linked to that of another orphan growing up in a gloomy mansion not too many miles away.

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SCH-11238 When Will There Be Good News? ATKINSON Kate

In rural Devon, six-year-old Joanna Mason witnesses an appalling crime. Thirty years later the man convicted of the crime is released from prison. In Edinburgh, sixteen-year-old Reggie works as a nanny for a G.P. But Dr Hunter has gone missing and Reggie seems to be the only person who is worried. Across town, Detective Chief Inspector Louise Monroe is also looking for a missing person, unaware that hurtling towards her is an old friend - Jackson Brodie - himself on a journey that becomes fatally interrupted.

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SCH-11235 Over to You DAHL Roald

Roald Dahl's ten early stories arise from his experiences as a wartime fighter pilot. They probe the minds of men living nightmares behind the nervy bonhomie of Ops room and Mess; men sent on one mission too many into chilling countries of the mind. 

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SCH-11236 Thriller PATTERSON James

Featuring the biggest names in fiction, Thriller is the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. Offering heart-pumping tales of suspense in all its guises are over thirty of the most critically acclaimed and award-winning names in the business. 

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SCH-11237 Triptych SLAUGHTER Karin

In the city of Atlanta, women are dying at the hands of a cunning killer who signs his work with a single, chilling act of mutilation. Leaving behind enough evidence to fuel a frenzied police hunt, this madman brings together investigators, bystanders, and one very guilty man in a harrowing drama.

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SCH-11222 Unnatural Causes JAMES P.D.

Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh had been looking forward to a quiet holiday at his aunt's cottage on Monksmere Head. But Dalgliesh had reckoned without the macabre discovery of the handless corpse of crime-writer Maurice Seton.

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SCH-11228 Marker COOK Robin

A 28-year-old man seems the picture of health, until he fractures his leg while skating in New York's Central Park. Within twenty-four hours of his surgical treatment he is dead. Next, a 36-year-old mother has knee surgery to repair a torn ligament in her knee - and within twenty-four hours she too has died.

Confronted with a series of puzzling deaths of young, healthy patients after routine treatment, medical examiners Dr. Laurie Montgomery and Dr. Jack Stapleton begin to investigate. Up against resistance from her superiors, and also coping with a personal life that continues to fragment, precipitated by Jack's inability to commit to their relationship, Laurie's need for answers becomes even more urgent. Could all these deaths be intentional? With time winding down, she and Jack embark on a race to connect the dots.

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SCH-11224 Chromosome 6 COOK Robin

Chromosome 6 is a prophetic thriller that challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulation and cloning in the jungles of equatorial Africa, where one mistake could bridge the gap between man and ape and forever change the genetic map of our existence...

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