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Science Geek Sam by Cees Dekker and Corien Oranje

April 22, 2017

***Children’s Book*** Plot: Meet Sam Billington Favourite hobby: digging up old things (like fossils and dinosaur bones) Who I’d want to swap with for a day: Tim Peake (astronaut) If I could travel in time: I’d go back to AD 33 to Israel, to shadow Jesus and see what he gets up to Favourite planet: Saturn Because: apparently, Saturn would float in the sea! When a meteorite crashes into Sam’s school bike shed, his class have a LOT of questions…

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The Killer On The Wall by Emma Kavanagh

April 21, 2017

Plot: The first body comes as a shock The second brings horror The third signals the beginning of a nightmare When fifteen-year-old Isla Bell finds three bodies propped against Hadrian’s Wall, her whole world falls apart. In such a close-knit community, everyone knows the victims, and the man who did it. Twenty years on and Isla has dedicated her life to forensic psychology; studying the brains of serial killers, and even coming face to face with the convicted murderer who…

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THE A-Z OF EVERYTHING by Debbie Johnson

April 20, 2017

Plot: P is for Paris where it all began. J is for Jealousy where it all came undone. But the most important letter is F. F is for Forgiveness, the hardest of all. Sisters Poppy and Rose used to be as close as two sisters could be, but it’s been over a decade since they last spoke. Until they both receive a call that tells them their mother has gone – without ever having the chance to see her daughters…

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The Knowing by David Graham

April 18, 2017

Plot: United by destiny, they must stand together to face an ancient evil….. Ceri Edwards and two school friends lift the lid on an ancient book of recipes belonging to Betty Williams, a volunteer at the local hospital in Pontypridd, South Wales. Two Kansas City cops step off a flight at London Heathrow and one of them falls to the ground with a painful conviction that there’s something evil in the air. United in their destinies, Ceri and the police…

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The Mistress of Blackstairs by Catherine Curzon

April 14, 2017

Plot: Everyone thought she was dead… In 18th century Covent Garden, Madam Moineau, is the mistress of Blackstairs, an establishment catering to the finest clients in London. The mysterious, veiled lady of Paris was better known in the past as a former courtesan and went by the considerably less exotic moniker of Georgina Radcliffe, or Georgie to her friends. In the winter of 1785 two men appear in Madam Moineau’s life. Rogue artist Anthony Lake has recently returned from Europe.…

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