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A Glimpse at Happiness

By Jean Fullerton
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Jean Fullerton
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Gold Was Our Grave

By Henry Wade
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Henry Wade
Hector Berrenton returns home from hospital after a serious car accident to find a terse note: San Podino. This is yours. Fallon next.Suspecting Berrenton's car has been tampered with, the North Sussex Police call in Scotland Yard. Chief Inspector John Poole, put in charge of the investigation, quickly discovers that three years earlier Berrenton and his partner, Jocelyn Fallon, had been on trial accused of fraud. The crime they were accused of was in connection with a Bolivian goldmine, San Podino, and though the two men were acquitted, a number of investors suffered considerable financial loss.Soon Inspector Poole is dealing with attempted murder . . .
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Going to the Dogs

By Dan Kavanagh
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Dan Kavanagh
Strange things happen in the countryside. And for bisexual private detective Duffy, this is his strangest case yet. Summoned to a country mansion following an unusual murder, Duffy finds the house awash with potential suspects. Does Vic Crowther, the man who called on Duffy in the first place, have a far more sinister motive up his sleeve? Or perhaps his wife, the ex-page three model, knows more than she's letting on . . .
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Guide To Better Duplicate Bridge

By Ron Klinger
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Ron Klinger
This book is for you if you are serious about wanting to improve your duplicate skills. If you and your partner adopt most of the bidding methods recommended in the Guide to Better Duplicate Bridge and you regularly follow the guide-lines for declarer play and defence geared towards matchpoint thinking, you should find that your scores will improve significantly. Guide to Better Duplicate Bridge was first published in 1995 and this edition contains the standard methods which have proved successful in the past as well as recent developements, how they work, when they apply and why you can expect to obtain better scores by adopting them.
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The Good Old Stuff

By John D. MacDonald
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John D. MacDonald
From the author of the world-famous Travis McGee thrillers, thirteen of John D. MacDonald's earliest and best crime and mystery stories brought together in one volume.Written at the beginning of his career and originally published in American magazines only, these stories give us a taste of MacDonald's early achievements and show the range of his skill in the realm of mystery and thriller writing.'Sharp, taut, realistic ... an impressive selection' Times
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  • Guide To Better Acol Bridge

    By Ron Klinger
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    Ron Klinger
    For those needing to grasp the fundamentals of sound bidding and play, Ron Klinger's BASIC BRIDGE is the answer. GUIDE TO BETTER ACOL BRIDGE is intended for the large majority who are ready to advance beyond the basics.While GUIDE TO BETTER ACOL BRIDGE emphasises better bidding, each chapter contains examples of play, which highlight areas of winning declarer technique and defence. At the end of each section, a revision test enables the reader to measure the rate of progress.The book can be used by teachers conducting courses, or as a self-teacher.
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  • Gold Comes in Bricks

    By Erle Stanley Gardner
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    Erle Stanley Gardner
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  • Give Death a Name

    By Anthony Gilbert
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    Anthony Gilbert
    When lawyer-detective Arthur Crook bumped into a woman called Barbara on the parade at Beachampton it became apparent she had no idea who she was. She had been closely involved in the sudden deaths of two rich old ladies but something had instinctively prevented her from going to the police.Now Barbara finds herself under grave suspicion and fighting for her life. But will Arthur Crook be able to untangle the mystery?'No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant' Sunday Express
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    The Genial Stranger

    By Donald MacKenzie
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    Donald MacKenzie
    Beware of the Genial Stranger.Confidence tricksters are operating throughout Europe! Be on your guard against the man wanting to reward you for returning his dropped wallet. Before parting with money to strangers on any pretext check with your banker or with the local policeThus read the warning posters...
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    The Ghosts' High Noon

    By John Dickson Carr
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    John Dickson Carr
    Jim Blake, journalist and successful spy novelist, is sent to New Orleans to do a story on James Claiborne Blake, a congressional hopeful in the 1912 election. But even from New York he senses following eyes. James Blake, it seems, is threatened by sexual indiscretions. And as the plot thickens, both Blakes become involved in politics and intrigue - and then impossible murder - among the atmospheric byways of New Orleans. 'A wonderful period piece that includes some fascinating real-life characters' Saturday Review
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    Goldfish Have No Hiding Place

    By James Hadley Chase
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    James Hadley Chase
    Steve Manson's magazine dealt in corruption: he attacked the rich, the powerful and the famous - and he made enemies. In a job like that, you couldn't afford to have dirty secrets of your own. With the whole town itching for you to make a slip, it was like living in a goldfish bowl.But Steve had lived clean - until his beautiful, extravagant wife was caught shoplifting, and suddenly he was up to his neck in the dirtiest secrets of all - blackmail and murder.
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  • The Goblin Market

    By Helen McCloy
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    Helen McCloy
    It's 1943, and down-on-his-luck American expat Philip Stark is on the Caribbean island of Santa Teresa. The prewar destination playground is deserted now except for diplomats and oil refinery workers. When a local correspondent dies, Stark sees a chance to make some money. Having worked for the same company in the past, he is hired to replace the dead man. But Stark doesn't think his predecessor died by accident. As he looks into the mystery, he encounters a rival correspondent, an enigmatic police officer and the mistress of the dead man - all of whom had a stake in seeing him dead.
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    The Graveyard

    By P. M. Hubbard
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    P. M. Hubbard
    Ainslie meets Mary Allison in an ancient Highland graveyard. It is a tantalising meeting that raises more questions than it answers. Later encounters with Mary and with other local people gradually involve him in a mystery that, as a newcomer to the glen, he is not equipped to solve. While the mystery deepens, Ainslie is employed for the winter by one of the local lairds to cull the surplus hinds from the red deer herds. Against the backdrop of the harsh and empty world of the Highlands, this strange and necessary rite will have an explosive climax.
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    Grim Death and the Barrow Boys

    By Joan Fleming
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    Joan Fleming
    Gideon was a truly deprived child. In early youth he was turned out of the room he shared with his unmarried mother so she could earn a living.Some have greatness thrust upon them but Gideon has merit, and lots of it, thrust upon him by kind people to whom his limp seems pathetic. So when Gideon and his barrow-boy business partner Towser are implicated in murder most foul at the seaside, Towser was obviously guilty and Gideon clearly innocent ... or was he?
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    Gone in Seconds

    By A.J. Cross
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    A.J. Cross
    A brilliant debut crime thriller written by a British forensic psychologist.When the skeleton of a young woman is found near a West Midlands motorway, evidence suggests that it is that of teenager Molly James, who went missing five years ago.Forensic psychologist Dr Kate Hanson and the Unsolved Crime Unit are called in to re-investigate Molly's case. The deeper they dig the dirtier the clues get, and when a second set of remains is unearthed Kate suspects they're looking for a Repeater: a killer who will adapt, grow and not stop until they are caught.Will Dr Hanson manage to unravel the tangle of clues that the killer has left behind before he has a chance to take another innocent victim?
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  • Girl Found Dead

    By Michael Underwood
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    Michael Underwood
    'Her scarf had been knotted tightly around her neck and it was obvious she had been killed with great determination ...'Susan Andrews has been murdered and her body found near a disused airfield. The case is now in the hands of Detective-Superintendent Simon Manton, but Susan's father, a former detective-inspector, decides to investigate himself. Important questions soon emerge - what part has a philandering salesman with a scratched cheek, or the dreamy undergraduate son of the local gentry played in Susan's final hours? And, how much evidence must you have against a suspect before you can charge them with murder?
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    Guilt

    By Hilary Norman
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    Hilary Norman
    When she was thirteen years old, Abigail Allen was responsible for killing her parents and boyfriend. Guilt has become Abigail's constant companion. She has reconciled herself to living alone - until she meets Silas Graves, a photographer who knows about her past but loves her in spite of it. A possessive, jealous man, Silas can forgive almost anything - except betrayal. But the people he has loved most have all betrayed him. Abigail is different. Abigail needs him, adores him. And besides, they have two things in common. Their secrets ... and death.'A goose-pimply, page-turning read right to the end' Company
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    Gods and Beasts

    By Denise Mina
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    Denise Mina
    Corruption, politics and the underworld conspire in the new thriller from award-winning author Denise Mina.A grandfather brutally murdered in a post office raid.A corrupt politician fighting for his future.A police force up for sale.Three crimes leading to one question - who really runs Glasgow?Recently returned to work after the birth of her twins, DS Alex Morrow is called in to head the murder enquiry. The grandfather had helped the gunmen before being shot - was as it a moment of madness, a noble act of self-sacrifice, or did the old man and his killer share a dark past?One city, three crimes and a powerful connection that runs from Glasgow's dark criminal underworld to the international spheres of the super rich.
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    The Good and the Bad

    By Joan Fleming
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    Joan Fleming
    In Paris, small-time crook Ginger meets Marie Céleste. She is a middle-aged woman, the essence of the Paris streets, who is dying on her feet. They form an amoral yet oddly touching liaison, and plan a fraud that takes them to England.But among the shires nothing is as they expected and their plan falls to pieces. Ginger cannot shake his impressions of the murder that he watched Marie Céleste commit in Paris, and in the end he follows its grim pattern to his own destruction.
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    The Gallows in my Garden

    By Joan Fleming
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    Joan Fleming
    Through the village, at the dark crossroads, there was a small car parked in an unused lane by the roadside, without its lights. Sebastian got out of Kate's car; some few minutes later, when he was quite sure no other car was approaching, he walked across. Bending over so that his mouth was not far from the driver's ear, he murmured, 'Do you by any chance smoke this brand of cigarette?'Immediately the driver's hand came out and Sebastian laid the chamois-leather roll in it. There was a casual 'Thanks,' and the little car backed out into the road and shot away ...That was how it all began.
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