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Knee Deep – Suzanne Lane

Three Best friends with three very different stories.
Georgie Baxter, a sensible wife and mother of two, spends her whole life juggling work with running the household.
Liza Carmichael is happily married to Tom – the most perfect man on the planet. She has a great life but craves for a baby to make their family complete.
Brooke Collins is confident, independent and full of sass. As well as being incredibly gorgeous, she is a highly successful businesswomen, who doesn’t need a man to make her happy.
These three friends have been together forever and support each other through thick and thin. Which is certainly needed at this time of their lives, as things start to unravel for them.
Can they fix each other when they become knee deep in their own problems?

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Black is the Colour – Seamus Connolly

It has been almost three decades since the brutal murder of a young father took place on the streets of Glasgow.

Fleeing the country as a child Cal Lynch returns to Scotland a man, a lawyer, determined to exact vengeance on the gangster who killed his father and tore his family apart.

His desired retribution would be complex and challenging. He had dreamed, trained and prepared for the day of his return.

Falling in love was not part of the plan.

As Cal’s revenge on Eddie Quinn draws ever closer, what happens next will leave him broken and fighting for his very existence.

Black Is The Colour is a gritty gangland tartan noir thriller set against the turbulent backdrop of Thatcher’s Britain.

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Catherine – Linda O’Byrne

𝗠𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝘆𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝗷𝘂𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗲.
𝗜𝗻 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗣𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗹𝗲𝘆 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄 𝗮 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗼𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀 – 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗹𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝘀 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗲𝗻𝗷𝗼𝘆𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝘀.

Catherine Collins, a very ordinary young woman – plain, quiet, often over-looked but possessing a reputation for having great common-sense.

Or so her distant cousin Elizabeth Darcy believes and recommends her as governess for little Matilda Courtney.

Catherine travels to Northumberland, full of good intentions to do her best and be a credit to the family.

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If She Wakes – Erik Therme

Who do you trust when everyone is lying?
My name is Tess Parker.
Two days ago, I was in a car accident with my sister-in-law, Torrie. Before she slipped into a coma, she asked my husband and me to care for her four-month-old son, Levi.
Yesterday, a woman claiming to be Torrie’s estranged sister knocked on our door. But Torrie has no siblings . . . or so she said. She and my brother were only together a short time before he left, and Torrie has clearly been keeping secrets.
Today, another of Torrie’s “sisters” has come to town. Both say the other is lying about who they are.
Neither of them is telling the truth.
Both of them want Levi.

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Cuban Heel – Leopold Borstinski

Alex joins long-time friend and business partner, Meyer Lansky to recreate Las Vegas in 1950s Havana. Dictator President Batista gives them the opportunity to build their dream casino complexes, but Alex must choose between dancing with this devil or being in debt to the Italian mob.

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Casino Chiseler – Alex Cohen

Alex Cohen leaves jail to find salvation from the 1940s mob in the hotels of Las Vegas. When Bugsy Siegel invites him to take over sports betting in Nevada, Alex must figure out how to get back to the top table in New York without attracting the Feds’ attention. If he succeeds then he will regain his self respect, but if he fails then the last members of the national crime syndicate will cut him dead and he will be left a nobody or wind up a corpse.

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To Love and Be Loved by Amanda Prowse

 5/5 Intro Amanda Prowse has a wonderful way with words! This book swept me away to Cornwall and I could practically feel the salty spray on my face.  Synopsis In this life-affirming tale from bestselling author Amanda Prowse, one woman built a new life to escape her humiliation. Now, can she put the shame

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Tapestry – Beth Duke

 5/5 Intro Beth Duke is ridiculously good at weaving stories together that you know will come together at the end, but you have no idea how or what the fallout will be. Another wonderful book by Beth!  Synopsis Twenty-one-year-old Skye Willis lives in Eufaula, Alabama, a tourist mecca of stately homes and world-class bass

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Three Days in Vienna – John Steinberg

 3.7/5 Intro A rollercoaster of emotions, set in the late 90s. Political intrigue and controversial families spanning London and Vienna. Synopsis Elizabeth McCreary’s mother Lillian Frankl was a child of the Kindertransport – but she refuses to speak of the past. Determined to learn more, Elizabeth flies to Vienna on the start of a

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It All Comes Back to You

 5/5 Intro A book that does historical points of view and two narrations is often hard to do but Beth Duke has done a wonderful job with ‘It All Comes Back to You’. Synopsis Alabama, 1947. War’s over, cherry-print dresses, parking above the city lights, swing dancing. Beautiful, seventeen-year-old Violet lives in a perfect

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