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The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard


A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
A Parent Apart by Gary Wright
A Perfect Cornish Christmas by Phillipa Ashley
A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell
A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins
A Stranger In The House by Shari Lapena
A Stranger On The Beach by Michele Campbell
A Wedding In December by Sarah Morgan
The Accident by C.L. Taylor
The Affair by Hilary Boyd
After The End by Clare Mackintosh
The After Wife by Cass Hunter
Agent Tori Hunter #1: Silenced Girls by Roger Stelljes
Agent Tori Hunter #2: The Winter Girls by Roger Stelljes
Agent Tori Hunter #3: The Hidden Girl by Roger Stelljes
AGGGTM #1: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
AGGGTM #2: Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson
AGGGTM #3: As Good As Dead by Holly Jackson

All For You by Louise Jensen
All Her Fault By Andrea Mara
All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
Anatomy Of A Scandal by Sarah Vaughan
The Anatomy Of Desire by LR Dorne
And Then Where Were None by Agatha Christie
Animal Farm by George Orwell
The Anniversary by Laura Marshall
The Apartment by K L Slater
The Appeal by Janice Hallett
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty


Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Behind Closed Doors by BA Paris
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough
The Betrayals by Bridget Collins
The Binding by Bridget Collins
Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce
The Bone Jar (Detective Lew Kirby #1) by S. W. Kane
The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
The Boy In The Well by Dan Clark
The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben
Broken (Will Trent #4) by Karin Slaughter
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
The Burning Girls by CJ Tudor


Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman
The Castaways by Lucy Clarke
The Catch by TM Logan
The Chain by Adrian McKinty
The Chalet by Catherine Cooper
The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor
The Chateau by Catherine Cooper
The Christmas Wish List by Heidi Swain
Circe by Madeline Miller
Cleaning The Gold by Lee Child and Karin Slaughter
Coming Home to Glendale Hall by Victoria Walters
The Cottage On Sunshine Beach (Sandcastle Bay #2) by Holly Martin
The Couple At No. 9 by Claire Douglas
The Cult by Abby Davies


Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Dare by Lesley Kara
The Dark by Emma Haughton
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood
Detective Kate Young #1: An Eye For An Eye by Carol Wyer
Detective Kate Young #2: A Cut For A Cut by Carol Wyer
Detective Sergeant Adam Tyler #2: Nighthawking by Russ Thomas
The Devil And The Dark Water by Stuart Turton
DI Adam Fawley #5: The Whole Truth by Cara Hunter
DI Isabel Blood #1: In Cold Blood by Jane Bettany
DI Isabel Blood #2: Without A Trace by Jane Bettany
DI James Walker #1: The Christmas Killer by Alex Pine
DI James Walker #2: The Killer in the Snow by Alex Pine
DI Joel Norris #2: Lethal Game by Charlie Gallagher
The Disappearing Act by Catherine Steadman
Divergent #1 by Veronica Roth
Divergent #2: Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Divergent #3: Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Do No Harm by Jack Jordan
The Dry by Jane Harper
DS Imogen Grey #7: Trick or Treat by Katerina Diamond
Dune by Frank Herbert


The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey
Eddie Flynn #4: Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh
Eddie Flynn #5: Fifty Fifty by Steve Cavanagh
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
The End Of Men by Christina Sweeney-Baird
The Escape by C.L. Taylor
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Every Missing Thing by Martyn Ford
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Evidence Of The Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid


Falling by TJ Newman
False Witness by Karin Slaughter
The Familiars by Stacey Halls
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them by J.K. Rowling
Fantastic Beasts #2: The Crimes of Grindelwald by J.K. Rowling
The Fault In Our Stars by John Green
Fierce by Gin Phillips
Firefly Lane #1: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah
The First Day Of Spring by Nancy Tucker
Five Minds by Guy Morpuss
The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary
For Your Own Good by Samantha Downing
The Forevers by Chris Whitaker
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
Fragile by Sarah Hilary


Girl A by Abigail Dean
The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey
The Giver Of Stars by Jojo Moyes
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter
Grant County #1: Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter
Grant County #2: Kisscut by Karin Slaughter
Grant County #3: A Faint Cold Fear by Karin Slaughter
Grant County #4: Indelible by Karin Slaughter
Greenwich Park by Katherine Faulkner
The Guest List by Lucy Foley


Half A World Away by Mike Gayle
Harry Potter #1: The Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter #2: The Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
The Heatwave by Kate Riordan
Helen Grace #10: Truth or Dare by M.J. Arlidge
Her Final Words by Brianna Labuskes
Her Last Holiday by CL Taylor
Her Sister’s Secret by SE Lynes
Hercule Poirot #4: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
Hercule Poirot #17: Death On The Nile by Agatha Christie
Here Is The Beehive by Sarah Crossan
Heroes by Stephen Fry
The Hideout by Camilla Grebe
The Hiding Place by Jenny Quintana
His & Hers by Alice Feeney
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Holiday by T. M. Logan
The Hollows by Mark Edwards
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Hostage by Clare Mackintosh
The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell
The Housewarming by S.E. Lynes
How To Kill Your Best Friend by Lexie Elliot
Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
The Hunger Games #1 by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games #2: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games #3: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Hunted by Alex Knight
The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley


I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll
I Know What I Saw by S.K. Sharp
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh
I’ll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara
The Imposter by Anna Wharton
The Imposter by Marin Montgomery
The Innocent Man by John Grisham
The Institute by Stephen King
Into The Woods by David Mark
Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell
Invisible Victim by Mel Sherratt
Invite Me In by Emma Curtis
The Island by CL Taylor


Jack Reacher #26: Better Off Dead by Lee Child and Andrew Child
Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier
Jessicaca by Suzy Blackledge
The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson
Jonah Colley #1: The Lost by Simon Beckett
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Just Haven’t Met You Yet by Sophie Cousens
Just Like The Other Girls by Claire Douglas


Kill Code by Clive Fleury
The Killing Kind by Jane Casey
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness


Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
The Last Girl by Goldy Moldavsky
The Last Guests by J. P. Pomare
The Last House On Needless Street by Catriona Ward
The Last Thing To Burn by Will Dean
The Last Resort by Susi Holliday
The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton
Legacy by Nora Roberts
Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh
The Lie by C.L. Taylor
The Lies We Tell by Jane Corry
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Lighthouse Witches by C.J. Cooke
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Little White Secrets by Carol Mason
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
The Lost Girls by Heather Young
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Lying In Wait by Liz Nugent


Maeve Kerrigan #9: The Cutting Place by Jane Casey
The Magpies by Mark Edwards
The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Maze Runner #1: The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Maze Runner #2: The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
The Maze Runner #3: The Death Cure by James Dashner
The Maze Runner #4: The Kill Code by James Dashner
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Meet Me in Another Life by Catriona Silvey
The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
The Minders by John Marrs
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
The Missing by C.L. Taylor
The Missing Woman by Georgina Cross
Mother by Laura Jarratt
Mother Loves Me by Abby Davies
The Mothers by Sarah J. Naughton
The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
Murder By The Bottle by Ed Whitfield
Murder: The Biography by Kate Morgan
Mythos by Stephen Fry


Next Of Kin by Kia Abdullah
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell
The Night Swim by Megan Goldin
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Nikki Hunt #1: The Girls In The Snow by Stacy Green
Nikki Hunt #2: One Perfect Grave by Stacy Green
Nikki Hunt #3: Lost Angels by Stacy Green
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
No Exit by Taylor Adams
Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1) by Philip Pullman
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard


Olivia Sinclair #1: The Betrayal by Terry Lynn Thomas
Olivia Sinclair #2: The Witness by Terry Lynn Thomas
The One by John Marrs
One By One by Ruth Ware
One Day in December by Josie Silver
One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
The Open House by Sam Carrington
The Other Girl by C.D. Major
The Other People by CJ Tudor
The Other Side Of The Wall by Andrea Mara


The Pact by Sharon Bolton
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
Paper Towns by John Green
The Passengers by John Marrs
People Like Her by Ellery Lloyd
The Perfect Child by Lucinda Berry
The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain
The Perfect Life by Nuala Ellwood
The Perfect Wife by JP Delaney
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Peter Green And The Unliving Academy by Angelina Allsop
The Players by Darren O’Sullivan
Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
The Push by Ashley Audrain


Rain Will Come by Thomas Holgate
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
Regretting You by Colleen Hoover
Reprieve by James Han Mattson
The Rising Tide by Sam Lloyd
Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney
Rockwell and Decker #1: Watch Her Vanish by Ellery A. Kane
Rockwell And Decker #2: Her Perfect Bones by Ellery Kane
Room by Emma Donoghue
The Rosie Project by Don Tillman


Salvation Station by Kathryn Schleich
The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse
The Sense Of An Ending by Julian Barnes
Serena by Ron Rash
Serial Killers At The Movies by Christopher Berry-Dee
The Serial Killer’s Wife by Alice Hunter
Seven Days by Alex Lake
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Shadow Of A Doubt by Michelle Davies
The Shadow Friend by Alex North
The Shadow In The Glass by J.J.A. Harwood
The Shadow Man by Helen Fields
The Shadowing by Rhiannon Ward
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
The Silence by Daisy Pearce
The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Sleep by C.L. Taylor
Sleeping In The Ground by Peter Robinson
Sleepless by Louise Mumford
Sleepless by Romy Hausmann
Snowflakes at Mistletoe Cottage by Katie Ginger
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Sorry I Missed You by Suzy Krause
The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp
The Split by Sharon Bolton
S.T.A.G.S. by MA Bennett
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang
The Stranding by Kate Sawyer
The Stranger Next Door by Adam Southward
The Street Party by Claire Seeber

Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid
The Summer Seekers by Sarah Morgan
The Survivors by Jane Harper
The Switch by Beth O’Leary


The Taking of Annie Thorne by CJ Tudor
Talking With Psychopaths and Savages: Beyond Evil by Christopher Berry-Dee
That Night by Gillian McAllister
Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell
The Thin Place by CD Major
This Is Going To Hurt By Adam Kay
This Nowhere Place by Natasha Bell
This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens
There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
Three Women by by Lisa Taddeo
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Trust Me by TM Logan
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Truth Be Told (Zara Kaleel #2) by Kia Abdullah
Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach
The Turn Of The Key by Ruth Ware
The Turn Of The Screw by Henry James
Tuva Moodyson Mystery #4: Bad Apples by Will Dean
Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay
The Twelve Dates Of Christmas by Jenny Bayliss


Unseen (Will Trent #7) by Karin Slaughter


The Vacation by John Marrs


We Are All Liars by Carys Jones
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
What Lies Between Us by John Marrs
What My Husband Did by Kerry Wilkinson
What You Never Knew by Jessica Hamilton
Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
When The Dead Come Calling (The Burrowhead Mysteries #1) by Helen Sedgwick
The Whispers by Heidi Perks
Would Like To Meet by Rachel Winters
The Woman In Black by Susan Hill
The Woman In The Window by A.J. Finn
Women of Troy #: The Silence Of The Girls by Pat Barker
Women Of Troy #2: The Women of Troy by Pat Barker
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte


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