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    KINSELLA, Sophie
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    Samantha is a high-powered lawyer in London. She works all hours, has no home life, and cares only about getting a partnership. She thrives on the pressure and adrenalin. Until one day ... she makes a mistake. A mistake so huge, it...

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    DONNELLY, Jennifer
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    Set in Whitechapel in 1888. Fiona Finnegan is the spirited, ambitious daughter of an Irish dock worker. She longs to break free from the squalid lanes and alleys of Whitechapel, where she has a job in a tea factory. With the love of her...

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    STEVENSON, Robert Louis
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    A lawyer in Victorian London tries to understand the nature of the strange relationship between his physician friend and the cruel and violent man he seems to protect.

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    GISSING, George
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    The impoverished Madden sisters are ill-equipped to support themselves when their father dies, and Monica sees her only chance of escape from a life of grinding misery in marriage. When she is befriended by two independent women, who...

  • Author:
    HUTSON, Shaun
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    Amy is an ex-model and now has her own talk radio show with a popular phone-in slot. People talk about their fantasies mostly, all of which is cheerful stuff until, one night, a man says he fantasises about raping a woman.

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    COLE, Martina
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    Maura Ryan was the queen of the criminal underworld when she pulled off the most audacious gold bullion robbery of all time. Since then she's retired from a life of crime to be with the only man she's ever loved. But enemies...

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    BARNES, Julian
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    Stuart, his ex-wife Gillian, and her new husband, Oliver (Stuart's former best friend) are still entangled in their new relationship to one another.

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    DAVIS, Richard Harding
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    The story is set in London, at an elite gentleman’s club called "The Grill," where an American gentleman arrests the attention of four other men by relating how one night he got lost in a thick London fog. He...

  • Author:
    CLELAND, John
    Summary:

    "Fanny Hill" scandalised thousands of Victorians with its vivid descriptions of sexual pleasure, and landed its author in court a year after publication on charges of 'corrupting the King's subjects'. This only...

  • Author:
    Dickens, Charles
    Summary:

    A bitter old miser gets visited by a bunch of gnarly ghosts on Christmas Eve and decides to stop being such a jerk to his secretary. One of Dickens’ best known works, A Christmas Carol is a holiday classic as well as a stinging critique...

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