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The Twins [used book]

By: Saskia Sarginson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Piatkus: 2013

Seller ID: 0749958677

ISBN: 0749958677

Condition: Good


They were identical in every way Until the unthinkable tore them apart Isolte and Viola are twins. Inseparable as children, they've grown into very different adults: Isolte, a successful features writer for a fashion magazine with a photographer boyfriend and a flat in London, and Viola, desperately unhappy and struggling with a lifelong eating disorder. What happened all those years ago to set the twins on such different paths to adulthood? As both women start to unravel the escalating tragedies of a half-remembered summer, terrifying secrets from the past come rushing back - and threaten to ... View more info

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Better Together [used book]

By: Sheila O'Flanagan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Review: 2001

Seller ID: 0755378407

ISBN: 0755378407

Condition: Good


The fabulously addictive new novel from No. 1 bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan. When high-flying journalist Sheridan Gray loses her job, her boyfriend and her flat, she knows she must pick herself up and make a new start. But how will she adjust to small-town living and local reporting? Meanwhile, home-loving Nina Fallon's life is shattered when the exploits of her actor husband become national news. Now she's avoiding friends as she runs Ardbawn's guesthouse on her own. When Sheridan moves into Ardbawn, she realises Nina holds the key to a story that will make her name as a reporter ag... View more info

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Caroline's Sister [used book]

By: Sheila O'Flanagan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Headline: 2003

Seller ID: 0747265658

ISBN: 0747265658

Condition: Good


To her younger sister, Tessa, Caroline O'Shaughnessy has everything - great looks, easy charm, and the distinctly desirable Damien Woods. But for Caroline, things don't feel quite so rosy. She'd dreamed about moving in with Damien, but not about having his child, just yet. And though he did the honourable thing when she told him she was pregnant, it obviously wasn't what he wanted either. And as both of them struggle to make the best of a bad job, neither are prepared for the impact a moment of drunken indiscretion will have not just on their lives but on Tessa's too... About the Author: Shei... View more info

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Someone Special [used book]

By: Sheila O'Flanagan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Review: 2009

Seller ID: 0755332210

ISBN: 0755332210

Condition: Good


SOMEONE SPECIAL by Sheila O'Flanagan is an enthralling novel about families, friends and finding love that should not be missed by readers of Veronica Henry and Marian Keyes. Romy Kilkenny loves her life in Australia - she has her dream job, a fun lifestyle, and best friend Keith who understands her better than anyone. Best of all, she couldn't be further from her family. But when a phone call summons her home at short notice, Romy's world is turned upside down. Romy has never fitted in, and with Keith too far away to give comfort, she feels like more of an outsider than ever. She also w... View more info

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Someone Special [used book]

By: Sheila O'Flanagan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Review: 2008

Seller ID: 0755332202

ISBN: 0755332202

Condition: Good


A delicious new novel about families, friends and finding love from the ever-popular, bestselling Sheila O'Flanagan Romy Kilkenny loves her life in Australia -- she has her dream job, lots of mates, and a best friend in Keith, who understands her better than anyone. Best of all, she couldn't be further from her family. But when her brother rings to say she's needed back in Ireland right away, Romy's world is turned upside down. Flying home to see her mother and her half-siblings, Romy doubts she'll fit in better now than she ever did, and she's still not ready to forgive her mother for her tru... View more info

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Nothing Lasts Forever [used book]

By: Sidney Sheldon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1994

Seller ID: 003226

ISBN: CN9299

Condition: Good


Three women doctors begin five years training at Embarcadero County Hospital, San Francisco. The story, set against hospital and courtroom, chronicles their lives together and their struggle to outwit those determined that they don't succeed. View more info

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Sashenka #1 Moscow Trilogy [used book]

By: Simon Sebag Montefiore

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam: 2008

Seller ID: 0593056388

ISBN: 0593056388

Condition: Good


Winter, 1917- In St Petersburg, snow is falling and Russia is on the brink of revolution. Outside the Smolny Institute for Noble Young Ladies, an English governess is waiting for her young charge to be released from school. But so are the Tsar s secret police Beautiful and headstrong, Sashenka Zeitlin is just 18. In the evenings when her banker father is doing deals and her mother is partying with Rasputin and her dissolute friends, Sashenka becomes Comrade Snowfox and slips into the frozen night to play her part in a game of conspiracy and seduction that will usher in a brave new Communist wo... View more info

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Shopaholic Ties the Knot #3 Shopaholic [used book]

By: Sophie Kinsella

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2002

Seller ID: 0552999571

ISBN: 0552999571

Condition: Good


Rebecca Bloomwood has the dream job. She's a personal shopper, so is able to spend other people's money all day instead of her own. And she gets paid for doing it. The perfect job, the perfect man - gorgeous Luke Brandon - and now...the perfect wedding. Yes, Luke has proposed and wedding bells are in sight. No excuses are needed to start the shopping trip of all time. And Becky's parents are just assuming that the wedding will be at home - a marquee in the garden and Becky in her mum's wedding dress, which she's been saving specially for the occasion. But Luke's mother has very different ideas... View more info

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Remember Me? [used book]

By: Sophie Kinsella

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2008

Seller ID: 0593053907

ISBN: 0593053907

Condition: Good


From Kinsella, a rags-to-riches fable with a twist. Self-proclaimed "sucker" Lexi Smart has a thankless job and a boyfriend known as "Loser Dave." When the book opens, our plucky-in-spite-of-it-all heroine is wrapping up a night out with gal pals in London. Struggling to find a taxi in the rain to take her home, Lexi slips on the slick pavement and wakes up with retrograde amnesia three years later. Seems Lexi has been busy in recent years - too bad she remembers none of it. When she opens her eyes, she's in a first-class hospital room, the victim, doctors say, of a car wreck in her Mercedes. ... View more info

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Twenties Girl [used book]

By: Sophie Kinsella

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2009

Seller ID: 0593059786

ISBN: 0593059786

Condition: Good


Lara has always had an overactive imagination. Now she wonders if she is losing her mind. Normal twenty-something girls just don't get visited by ghosts! But inexplicably, the spirit of Lara's great aunt Sadie - in the form of a bold, demanding Charleston-dancing girl - has appeared to make one last request: Lara must track down a missing necklace Sadie simply can't rest without. Lara's got enough problems of her own. Her start-up company is floundering, her best friend and business partner has run off to Goa, and she's just been dumped by the love of her life. But as Lara spends time with Sad... View more info

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Shopaholic and Baby #5 Shopaholic [used book]

By: Sophie Kinsella

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2007

Seller ID: 0552772755

ISBN: 0552772755

Condition: Good


Becky's life is blooming! She's working at London's newest fashion store The Look, house-hunting with husband Luke (her secret wish is a Shoe Room)...and she's pregnant! She couldn't be more overjoyed - especially since discovering that shopping cures morning sickness. Everything has got to be perfect for her baby: from the designer nursery...to the latest, coolest pram...to the celebrity, must-have obstetrician. But when the celebrity obstetrician turns out to be her husband Luke's glamorous, intellectual ex-girlfriend, Becky's perfect world starts to crumble. She's shopping for two...but are... View more info

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Confessions of a Shopaholic #1 Shopaholic [used book]

By: Sophie Kinsella

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2009

Seller ID: 0552774812

ISBN: 0552774812

Condition: Good


This title was previously published as "The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic". Meet Rebecca Bloomwood. She's a journalist. She spends her working life telling others how to manage their money. She spends her leisure time ...shopping. Retail therapy is the answer to all her problems. She knows she should stop, but she can't. She tries Cutting Back, she tries Making More Money. But neither seems to work. The stories she concocts become more and more fantastic as she tries to untangle her increasingly dire financial difficulties. Her only comfort is to buy herself something - just a little somet... View more info

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Wedding Night [used book]

By: Sophie Kinsella

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam: 2013

Seller ID: 0593070151

ISBN: 0593070151

Condition: Good


Lottie is tired of long-term boyfriends who don't want to commit to marriage. When her old boyfriend Ben reappears and reminds her of their pact to get married if they were both still single at thirty, she jumps at the chance. There will be no dates and no engagement - just a straight wedding march to the altar! Next comes the honeymoon on the Greek island where they first met. But not everyone is thrilled with Lottie and Ben's rushed marriage, and family and friends are determined to intervene. Will Lottie and Ben have a wedding night to remember ...or one to forget? View more info

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Mini Shopaholic #6 Shopaholic [used book]

By: Sophie Kinsella

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2010

Seller ID: 0593059808

ISBN: 0593059808

Condition: Good


Like mother, like daughter...! Shopaholic Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood)'s two-year-old is ... spirited. She knows what she wants, whether it's a grown-up Prada handbag or a toy pony (40% off, so a bargain, surely?) When yet another shopping trip turns to mayhem, Becky decides it's time to give Minnie her own pocket money. Is it a bad sign when Minnie goes instantly overdrawn? Minnie isn't the only one in financial crisis. As the Bank of London collapses, people are having to Cut Back. Everyone needs cheering up, so what better way to do it than to throw a fabulous surprise party? A thrif... View more info

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The Wedding Season [used book]

By: Su Dharmapala

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2012

Seller ID: 004073

ISBN: 0731815602

Condition: Good


Meet Shani - she's thirty-two, single and has a job to die for. And she likes her life just the way it is, thankyou! So why do her family and friends insist on trying to convince her that the only way to the perfect life is meeting the perfect man? When Shani's horoscope miraculously reveals that now is the best time of her life for marriage, Shani's mother decides to take control. Turning a deaf ear to Shani's protests, she arranges a parade of potential grooms, in the hope that her shamefully unmarried daughter will salvage the family honour by finding - finally! -Mr Right. But true life,... View more info

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The Secret Life of Bees [used book]

By: Sue Monk Kidd

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Review: 2003

Seller ID: 0747266832

ISBN: 0747266832

Condition: Good


The multi-million-copy bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings. Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily's fierce-hearted black 'stand-in mother', Rosaleen, insults three of the deepest racists in town, Lily decides to spring them both free. They escape to Tiburon, South Carolina - a town that holds the secret to her mother's past... View more info

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Breathing Room [used book]

By: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Avon: 2003

Seller ID: 001502

ISBN: 0732278864

Condition: Good


Join the New York Times bestselling author on a journey to the sun-washed hills of Tuscany. Another sexy, wonderful, contemporary love story with all the heart, wisdom, and wit that have made Susan Elizabeth Phillips the gold standard for women's fiction. She's Dr. Isabel Favor, America's diva of self-help.He's Ren Gage, Hollywood's favorite villain.Sometimes you just know that God has a sense of humor.Dr. Isabel Favor, author of Four Cornerstones for a Favorable Life, has sacrificed everything to build her self-help empire. Then, in a matter of weeks, it all comes crashing down. She loses her... View more info

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Summer Madness [used book]

By: Susan Lewis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 2009

Seller ID: 000948

ISBN: 0099536471

Condition: Good


After finishing work on their sensationally successful TV series, Louisa, Danny and Sarah take a much-needed holiday on the French Riviera. All they want to do is party, soak up the sun and have a good time. Danny, the actress, with her sensual beauty and impossible temper, soon has the eligible men of the Riviera chasing her. Louisa, the scriptwriter on the rebound from a broken love affair, finds herself more and more drawn to the mysterious Jake Mallory. While Sarah, the producer, just wants to hang out and have fun. But they quickly discover that the sparkle of Riviera life conceals a dark... View more info

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Dance While You Can [used book]

By: Susan Lewis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 1998

Seller ID: 000954

ISBN: 0099517833

Condition: Good


It all started with a silly prank, a play and a dance - a love so enduring, so indestructible that it would survive against all odds. Elizabeth Sorrill is the junior matron at Foxton's elite School for Boys. Blessed with the kind of beauty others only dream about, her attractions prove irresistible to Alexander Belmayne, the seventeen-year-old son of the Lord Chief Justice. But their passionate affair is shortlived as bitter lies and scandal force them apart. Angry and frustrated at Oxford, Alexander thrives on his reputation as a heartbreaker, until Bohemian beauty Jessica Poynter draws him i... View more info

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The Mill House [used book]

By: Susan Lewis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 2006

Seller ID: 001260

ISBN: 0099502259

Condition: Good


How far would you go to hide the truth? Julia Thayne is a valued and loving wife, a successful mother and a beautiful woman. She is everything most other women strive to be. But beneath the surface is a terrible secret that threatens to tear her perfect world apart. Joshua is Julia's husband - a dynamic, devastatingly handsome man with great style, charisma and humour. He is utterly devoted to his wife and children, but as the ghosts of Julia's past begin to move into their marriage, he finds himself losing the struggle to keep them together. Then two telephone calls change everything. Julia m... View more info

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Losing You [used book]

By: Susan Lewis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2012

Seller ID: 1846059496

ISBN: 1846059496

Condition: Good


Lauren Scott is bright, talented and beautiful. At eighteen, she is the most precious gift in the world to her mother, and has a dazzling career ahead of her. Oliver Lomax is a young man full of promise, despite the shadow his own, deeply troubled, mother casts over him. Then one fateful night, Oliver makes a decision that tears their worlds apart. Until then, Lauren and Oliver had never met, but now they become so closely bound together that their families are forced to confront truths they hoped they'd never have to face, secrets they'd never even imagined... View more info

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The Truth About You [used book]

By: Susan Lewis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2013

Seller ID: 1846059569

ISBN: 1846059569

Condition: Good


The powerful new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Don't Let Me Go. Lainey Hollingsworth has spent her whole life on the outside of a secret. Her mother would never discuss the reasons she abandoned Italy when Lainey was a new born, nor has she ever stayed in touch with the family she left behind. Now Lainey's mother is dead, taking the secret with her, and leaving Lainey free to find out about her roots. Her husband, Tom, appears supportive, until he hits her with a bombshell that shatters the very foundations of their marriage. Another secret Lainey never knew anythi... View more info

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No Place to Hide [used book]

By: Susan Lewis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2015

Seller ID: 1780891814

ISBN: 1780891814

Condition: Good


ustine Cantrell has a terrible secret to hide. The compelling and moving new novel from the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of Too Close to Home, Behind Closed Doors, No Child of Mine and Don't Let Me Go. Why has Justine Cantrell suddenly changed her name, abandoned the husband and family she loves and a successful business to start a new life in a place many thousands of miles away? There isn't a man involved, but there is a terrible secret that she must hide from her new friends and neighbours as securely as she needs to hide herself from those she's left behind. What is J... View more info

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A Dry Spell [used book]

By: Susie Moloney

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Headline: 1997

Seller ID: 002084

ISBN: 0747277117

Condition: Good


A woman haunted by fear. A town gripped by terror. A man with the power to set them both free. Karen Grange came to Goodlands, North Dakota, to start her life over. Instead, she watches a once-thriving town die before her eyes. Four years without rain has struck Goodlands like a curse, withering crops and darkening the air with dust. In its wake, a sudden wave of strange, twisted crimes has shattered families and lives. Desperate, Karen reaches out to the only man who can help--a man who offers a miracle. . .and promises to heal her wounded heart. His name is Tom Keatley. A drifter, an outsi... View more info

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Dreamscapes [used book]

By: Tamara McKinley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Doubleday Book Clubs: 2005

Seller ID: 1920798889

ISBN: 1920798889

Condition: Good


Catriona Summers' debut in show business came early. Her father, the leader of a travelling music hall troupe that toured the small towns of the Outback, carried her on stage when she was barely minutes old in order to introduce her to her first audience. From such humble beginnings Catriona had grown up to emerge as a rare talent, her voice garnering her praise from the public and critics alike. But her journey from performing popular songs for a few pennies to becoming an acclaimed opera diva on the Sydney stage, has been fraught with hardship and tragedy. And now some old scandalous secrets... View more info

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Suitcase of Dreams [used book]

By: Tania Blanchard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon and Schuster: 2018

Seller ID: 1925596168

ISBN: 1925596168

Condition: Good


From the bestselling author of The Girl from Munich, a sweeping, dramatic tale of love and identity, inspired by a true story. After enduring the horror of Nazi Germany and the chaos of postwar occupation, Lotte Drescher and her family arrive in Australia in 1956 full of hope for a new life. It's a land of opportunity, where Lotte and her husband Erich dream of giving their children the future they have always wanted. After years of struggling to find their feet as New Australians, Erich turns his skill as a wood carver into a successful business and Lotte makes a career out of her lif... View more info

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Daughters of Fortune [used book]

By: Tara Hyland

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Simon and Schuster: 2010

Seller ID: 1847376983

ISBN: 1847376983

Condition: Good


William Melville's daughters are heiresses to the world's most exclusive fashion dynasty. Beautiful and rich, they are envied by all. But behind the glittering facade of their lives, each girl hides a dark secret that threatens to tear their family apart. Smart, ambitious Elizabeth knows how to manipulate every man she meets, except the one who counts: her father. Gentle, naive Caitlin, the illegitimate child, struggling to fit into a world of privilege while staying true to herself. Stunning, spoilt Amber, the party girl with a weakness for bad boys, but more fragile than anyone realises. As ... View more info

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Original Sin #1 Confidential [used book]

By: Tasmina Perry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2009

Seller ID: 004036

ISBN: 0007265549

Condition: Good


Get inside the glamour with Tasmina Perry! Stunning Brooke Asgill is about to marry into one of the richest and most powerful families in the Unites States, and matriarch Meredith Asgill is determined that her daughter will walk down the aisle at whatever cost. But the Asgill's are not all they seem and their past is riddled with secrets, lies and tragedy. Enter Tess Garret, a renowned publicist hired to keep the Asgill family ghosts well and truly locked away, at least until the big day is over. From Manhattan's exclusive upper east side to the tropical beaches of Hawaii. Fom the couture atel... View more info

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Guilty Pleasures [used book]

By: Tasmina Perry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper: 2009

Seller ID: 0007264976

ISBN: 0007264976

Condition: Good


Packed with glamour and intrigue, Guilty Pleasures - from the Top Ten bestselling author, Tasmina Perry - is the perfect holiday read. In the ultra-chic world of the fabulously rich, fashion can have a very high price... Saul Milford, owner of one of England's oldest and most prestigious luxury goods companies is dead, but who will inherit his estate? View more info

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Cloudstreet [used book]

By: Tim Winton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2007

Seller ID: 0140273980

ISBN: 0140273980

Condition: Good


Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and recognised as one of the greatest works of Australian literature, Cloudstreet is Tim Winton's sprawling, comic epic about luck and love, fortitude and forgiveness, and the magic of the everyday. 'This is that rare book, a novel of both heart and intellect. It pulses with a sense of wonder and shines with the clear light of truth.' Robert Drewe After two separate catastrophes, two very different families leave the country for the bright lights of Perth. The Lambs are industrious, united and - until God seems to turn his back on their boy Fish - rel... View more info