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Sarah's Key
Paris, July 1942. Sarah, a 10 year old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door to door...
After Such Kindness
The introduction to the eleven year old daughter of his friend and fellow clergyman Daniel Baxter sets John Jameson on...
House of the...
Having lived in the house attached to the mosque for eight centuries, Aqa Jaan and his kin epitomise a devout Muslim...
419
When Henry Curtis' involvement with an Internet scam leads to his death, his daughter Laura is bent on revenge. Her...
Girl with the...
A Swedish novel featuring crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist investigating a decades old disappearance of a child. ...
Door, The
Acting on a recommendation from a friend, a young Hungarian writer employs an elderly housekeeper, Emerence Szeredas. ...
Caleb's Crossing
Bethia and Caleb's friendship bridges a cultural divide: Bethia is the daughter of a Puritan minister and Caleb is the...
Station Eleven
Who would have thought it would all fall apart so quickly? One minute, it's life as per usual then literally overnight...
Thousand Hills to...
Many of the world's humanitarian efforts have been focused on Africa. How can those in emerging economies not just...
Investigation, The
Where he was once a World War Two prison guard, Yuichi Watanabe is now himself, held captive. During his incarceration...
Martian, The
Astronaut Mark Watney has cause to be very grateful for his green thumbs. Stranded on Mars with limited resources and...
Boys In The Boat,...
Who would have imagined it; trounced by a university rowing team! At the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, a crew of young...
No Great Mischief
In 1779, driven out of his home, Calum MacDonald sets sail from the Scottish Highlands with his extensive family. ...
Forty Days Without...
With a UN conference on indigenous peoples about to start on their doorstep, detectives Klemet Nango and Nina Nansen of...
City of Tranquil...
Kuang P'ing Ch'ing, City of Tranquil Light, becomes the adopted home of Mennonite missionaries Will and Katherine Kieh....
We Are All...
When Rosemary was just five, back in Bloomingdale, Indiana, the Cooke family began to implode. Now, almost two decades...
Cove, The
Eking out a living on their patch of land, siblings Laurel and Hank Skelton keep to themselves until the arrival of...
Where the Rekohu...
From the 19th century invasion of Rekohu (Chatham Islands) through to contemporary Aotearoa, this is the story of a...
Illuminations
Mystic, visionary, musician, healer and saint ... Hildegard von Bingen was an unconventional woman of her time. ...
Malice
Author Kunishiko Hidaka never gets to finish his popular serialised novel, instead, seemingly mid-sentence, he is...
Open: An...
It is shocking to discover that tennis great Andre Agassi hated tennis. With a refreshing degree of candour, this...
Do No Harm
In this contemplation of a distinguished career, British brain surgeon Henry Marsh reveals what goes on behind those...
Thirteenth Tale, The
Margaret Lea, an antiquarian bookseller and sometime biographer of obscure writers, receives a letter from Vida Winter,...
Spy Among Friends, A
Oscar Wilde may have asserted that 'true friends stab you in the front', but it would have been no consolation to the...
St Agnes' Stand
An injured outlaw - heading for freedom in California - stumbles across the trapped survivors of an apache ambush:...
I Let You Go
The only way Jenna Gray believes she can survive the nightmare of her life after the death of a child in a hit and run...
Unlikely Pilgrimage...
When Harold Fry leaves the house to post a card to Queenie, a former colleague who is in a hospice, he has no intention...
Honeydew
From Tenderfoot's, the pedicure parlour to Forget Me Not's, the antique store, many of the twenty...
Road Home, The
Lev is on his way to Britain to seek work, so that he can send money back to Eastern Europe to support his mother and...
Tears of Dark Water
We've all heard about Somali pirates, but it is father and son Daniel and Quentin Parker's misfortune to sail right...
Other Side of the...
Set against the backdrop of northern Ontario's haunting landscapes, The Other Side of the Bridge opens with an...
Dear Vincent
Between school, part-time work and caring for her paralysed father, seventeen year old Tara McCluskey barely has time...
Homestead
A collection of twelve linked stories, each told by a different woman from the isolated Austrian village of Rosenau. ...
Reach
An artist, a vet and a deep sea diver. In this unlikeliest of vocational juxtapositions, Quinn is totally focused on...
Little Princes
A short stint in a Nepali orphanage develops into something far more for American Conor Grennan. The children turn out...
Underground Girls...
When the birth of a boy is a cause for celebration and the birth of a girl the absolute opposite, families in...
Blackwater...
Ireland in the early 1990s. Helen's adored, younger brother is dying and the family find themselves gathered in the...
Remedy, The
In 1890 when renowned German scientist Robert Koch staged a public event to demonstrate a remedy for tuberculosis,...
All Quiet on the...
Remarque, who lost his German citizenship as a result of this work, powerfully portrays the agony and futility of war.
Nelly Dean
In this story of the great house Wuthering Heights, of Thrushcross Grange and the Earnslaw and Linton families, Mr...
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