There are only really three things that I know for sure after having read this book:
- I will probably think twice before I ever volunteer to visit Manchester.
- I will never understand why some people would choose to take drugs
- I should think twice before opting to take such a gruesome crime novel with me whilst I’m on holiday
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Title: Ticket to Temptation
Author: Lilith Darville
Genre: Erotic drama / Fantasy
Ticket to Temptation, by Lilith Darville, is a novel in the erotic romantic suspense genre. The book includes both sexual content and mystical elements. The main characters are looking for love for the second time. They have both been burned by past loves, either emotionally tormented or neglected, and are looking to reignite their inner flames. There are two primary characters—Logan Archer and Daniel Masterson. In many ways, there is a third character in the setting of Blackstone Manor.
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Book Title: Yes Means Yes: A Novel
Author: Steven M. Wells
Genre: Crime and Suspense
A young woman’s quest for justice on behalf of her friend forms the backbone of this compelling novel by author Steven M. Wells. One night, graduate student Katie Russell overhears sounds of a violent struggle in her friend Ava’s apartment, which is situated one floor above her own. Rushing to her friend’s aid, she discovers a disturbing scene where an unconscious Ava is lying naked and unconscious in bed.
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Author name: Diamante Lavendar
Name of the book: Poetry and Ponderings
Genre of the book: Poetry, Nonfiction, Inspirational
Book synopsis: In this rare collection of nonfiction Christian poetry and prose based on real life experiences, Diamante Lavendar, a victim of abuse, shows the reader the raw emotions of pain, hate, and denial that occur before a victim of abuse can find a way to heal from the pains of assault.
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Author: MK Pachan
Genre: Fiction/Mystery & Detective/Police Procedural
Revoked focuses on a double-homicide of the worst imaginable. A mother and child are found dead in their home by Detectives Cam Clay and Mitch Raines. Detective Clay is hell-bent on solving these murders as the suspect list grows and the body count continues to rise around him and his team.
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Title: Atlanta Stories: Fables of the New South
Author: G. M. Lupo
Genre: Contemporary fiction / short stories
Atlanta Stories features seven short stories of people whose journeys take them to Atlanta. The characters are diverse–ranging from a young girl with echolalia to a woman who lost the use of her legs when a drunk driver hit her–and their stories are just as different and interesting. While the characters face their share of heartache, their stories are also tales of redemption, although not all that simple.
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Book: The Girl in The Tower (Winternight Trilogy)
Author: Katherine Arden
Publishing Date: 25th Jan 2018
No. of Pages: 363
Goodreads Summary: Orphaned and cast out as a witch by her village, Vasya’s options are few: resign herself to life in a convent, or allow her older sister to make her a match with a Moscovite prince. Both doom her to live in a tower, cut off from the vast world she longs to explore. So instead she chooses adventure, disguising herself as a boy and riding her horse into the woods.
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Book Title: The Secret Keeper
Author: Jane Alvey Harris
Genre: Young Adult / Contemporary Realism / Fantasy
The Secret Keeper is the second book in the My Myth trilogy. It tells the story of seventeen-year-old Emily Alvey, who was sexually abused by her own father when she was only seven years old.
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Novel titles are seldom as apt as Tom Ward’s Fires, which follows Guy, a firefighter in a town dominated by its vast steelworks, and Nathan and his friends, teenage arsonists whose lives are otherwise foreclosed by poverty, corruption and ‘the system’. Guy and Nathan’s paths eventually cross in expected and unexpected ways – most of them fiery – in an intermittently compelling narrative suffused with anger and loss.
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Title: Hoagie & Katie
Author: Rio Koviak
Hoagie & Katie is a KidLit story of an adventure that plays out between two lost animals, a hamster and a capybara. Hoagie, a domesticated hamster, and a wild and free capybara named Katie journey through the waterways and wildness of the jungle in search of Katie’s family.
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