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  2. Once Upon a Crime Once Upon a Crime
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  3. The Good Bear The Good Bear
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  4. DK Life Stories Black History Month DK Life Stories Black History Month
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  5. The Secret Garden The Secret Garden
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  6. A Boy Called Christmas A Boy Called Christmas
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  7. Christmas Stories & Poems Christmas Stories & Poems
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  8. Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body
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  9. The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
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  10. Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories
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The Couple at No 9: The unputdownable and nail-biting Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

The Couple at No 9: The unputdownable and nail-biting Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Kenton Thomas, Nathalie Buscombe Release Date: 01/09/2021

Brought to you by Penguin. THE NEW HEART-POUNDING NOVEL FROM SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR, CLAIRE DOUGLAS It was the house of their dreams. Until the bodies were found . . . BODIES FOUND UNDER PATIO When pregnant Saffron Cutler moves into 9 Skelton Place with boyfriend Tom and sets about renovations the last thing she expects is builders uncovering a body - two bodies, in fact. POLICE INVESTIGATE Forensics indicate the bodies have been buried at least thirty years. Nothing Saffy need worry herself over. Until the police launch a murder investigation and ask to speak to the cottage's former owner - her grandmother, Rose. OWNER QUESTIONED Rose is in a care home and Alzheimer's means her memory is increasingly confused. She can't help the police but it is clear she remembers something. A KILLER AT LARGE? As Rose's fragmented memories resurface, and the police dig ever deeper, Saffy fears she and the cottage are being watched. What happened thirty years ago? Why did no one miss the victims? What part did her grandmother play? And is Saffy now in danger? Praise for Claire Douglas 'Few people do psychological thrillers as claustrophobic and as creepy as Claire Douglas' Tim Weaver, bestselling author of No One Home 'Thrillingly tense and twisty' B. A. Paris, bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors 'Stunning . . . with a killer twist' Closer 'Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train' Marie Claire 'Twisty, exciting yet so very real' Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of Anything You Do Say © Claire Douglas 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Just Like the Other Girls

Just Like the Other Girls

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Georgia Maguire Release Date: 01/08/2020

Brought to you by Penguin. * CARER/COMPANION WANTED * YOUNG FEMALE PREFERRED * COMPETITIVE SALARY * ROOM AND BOARD INCLUDED * Una Richardson is devastated after the death of her mother. Hoping for a fresh start, she responds to an advertisement and steps into the rich, comforting world of elderly Mrs Elspeth McKenzie. But Elspeth's home is not as safe as it seems. Kathryn, her cold and bitter daughter, resents Una's presence. More disturbing is the evidence suggesting two girls lived here before. What happened to them? Why will the McKenzies not talk about them? As the walls close in around her, Una fears she'll end up just like the other girls. © Claire Douglas 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Then She Vanishes: The gripping new psychological thriller that will keep you hooked to the very las

Then She Vanishes: The gripping new psychological thriller that will keep you hooked to the very las

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Katie O'flynn, Nathalie Buscombe, Sian Thomas Release Date: 01/06/2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Then She Vanishes written by Claire Douglas, read by Sian Thomas, Katie O'Flynn, Nathalie Buscombe and Olivia Dowd. That summer, the three girls had the world at their feet. Now, one is missing. On a summer's night in 1994, sixteen-year-old Flora Powell vanished from her sleepy seaside town. She left no trace - only heartache for her mother and her sister, Heather. And one is a murderer. Twenty-five years later, Heather walks into a stranger's house. There, the loving wife and doting new mother kills two people in cold blood. So only one remains . . . Jess is sent to report on the case that shocked the hometown she left behind. But it's anything but business to her. She was like a sister to the Powell girls, until the summer that tore them all apart. Can Jess find the key to both their mysteries? Or will her search reveal a darker side to the place she grew up - and put her in danger? 'Few people do psychological thrillers as claustrophobic and as creepy as Claire Douglas' Tim Weaver, bestselling author of No One Home

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Do Not Disturb: Be careful who you let inside . . .

Do Not Disturb: Be careful who you let inside . . .

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Hannah Daniel Release Date: 01/08/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Do Not Disturb by Claire Douglas, read by Hannah Daniel. COULD YOUR DREAM HOME BE YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE? After what happened in London, Kirsty needs a fresh start with her family. And running a guesthouse in the Welsh mountains sounds idyllic. But then their first guest arrives. Selena is the last person Kirsty wants to see. It's seventeen years since she tore everything apart. Why has she chosen now to walk back into Kirsty's life? Is Selena running from something too? Or is there an even darker reason for her visit? Because Kirsty knows that once you invite trouble into your home, it can be murder getting rid of it . . . 'This kept me up last night. Scary. Twisty. All too believable. Exactly what you need for a bestselling chiller-thriller' Jane Corry, bestselling author of My Husband's Wife 'Secrets lurk behind every corner in this dark, gothic thriller. Absorbing and chilling' Karen Perry, bestselling author of Girl Unknown 'A page-turning slow burn that builds into a chilling reminder that sometimes home is where the hurt is' Cara Hunter, bestselling author of Close to Home

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Last Seen Alive: A Novel

Last Seen Alive: A Novel

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Katie Clarkson-Hill Release Date: 01/06/2018

One woman is trapped in the death-grip of the past—and every one of its dark secrets—in this riveting novel of psychological suspense from the award-winning author of The Sisters and Local Girl Missing. She can run…As much as Libby Hall needs a vacation, she’s never considered taking one until she sees the note for a house swap. Suffering a miscarriage was a personal turning point. Saving a child from a burning school was a public one. Just as the emotional fallout of both incidents takes its toll, along comes her lifesavers—the Heywoods, a couple in need of a getaway of their own. But she can’t hide…Libby and her husband Jamie can’t believe their good fortune when they arrive at the Heywood’s isolated seaside estate with its panoramic views—and just in exchange for their drab two-bedroom apartment. How generous of the Heywoods! Yet how odd. Libby almost feels guilty until the home yields disquieting surprises: a fortune in hidden surveillance equipment, a stranger in the garden who watches them, and the make-shift operating room in the basement…Because someone knows her secret…When Jamie falls dangerously ill, all Libby wants is to return to their comfortably imperfect lives. But it’s already too late. Libby has just discovered the Heywoods’ biggest secret. And when it appears that even Jamie is hiding something from her, Libby’s paranoia gets the best of her. It should. For she has buried secrets of her own. As the past comes crawling out of the darkness, Libby fears she’s walked into an elaborate trap. But who has set it? What do they want of her? And what is she willing to risk to make it out alive…?

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Local Girl Missing: A Novel

Local Girl Missing: A Novel

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Emilia Fox, Hannah Murray Release Date: 01/07/2017

From the bestselling author of The Sisters comes this twisty, haunting thriller about two best friends, corrosive jealousy, and dark secrets perfect for fans of The Widow and Luckiest Girl Alive. Someone knows where she is. The old Victorian pier was a thing of beauty until it was allowed to decay. It was where the youth of Oldcliffe-on-Sea would go to hang out. It's also where twenty-one-year-old Sophie Collier disappeared eighteen years ago. Francesca Howe, known as Frankie, was Sophie's best friend, and even now she is haunted by the mystery of what happened to her. When Frankie gets a call from Sophie's brother, Daniel, informing her that human remains have been found washed up nearby, she immediately wonders if it could be Sophie, and returns to her old hometown to try and find closure. Now an editor at a local newspaper, Daniel believes that Sophie was terrified of someone and that her death was the result of foul play rather than death by misadventure, as the police claim. Daniel arranges a holiday rental for Frankie that overlooks the pier where Sophie disappeared. In the middle of winter and out of season, Frankie feels isolated and unnerved, especially when she is out on the pier late one night and catches a glimpse of a woman who looks like Sophie. Is the pier really haunted, as they joked all those years ago? Could she really be seeing her friend's ghost? And what actually happened to her best friend all those years ago? Harrowing, electrifying, and thoroughly compelling, Local Girl Missing showcases once again bestselling author Claire Douglas' extraordinary storytelling talent.

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Last Seen Alive

Last Seen Alive

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Katie Clarkson-Hill Release Date: 01/07/2017

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Last Seen Alive by Claire Douglas, read by Katie Clarkson-Hill. She can run Libby Hall needs to hide, to escape from everything for a while. Which is why the house swap is a godsend. The chance for Libby and her husband Jamie to exchange their tiny Bath flat for a beautiful haven on the wild Cornish coast. But she can't hide But before they can begin to heal their fragile marriage, Libby makes some disturbing discoveries about the house. And soon the peace and isolation begin to feel threatening. How alone are they? Why does she feel watched? Because someone knows her secret What is Jamie hiding? Is Libby being paranoid? And why does the house bring back such terrible memories? Memories Libby's worked hard to bury. Memories of the night she last saw her best friend alive . . . and what he did.

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Local Girl Missing

Local Girl Missing

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Emilia Fox, Hannah Murray Release Date: 01/08/2016

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas, read by Emilla Fox and Hannah Murray. FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SISTERS - ONE OF THE BEST SELLING DÉBUTS OF 2015 - COMES A TENSE PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER RIPPED STRAIGHT FROM THE HEADLINES . . . Twenty years ago 21-year-old Sophie Collier vanishes one night. She leaves nothing behind but a trainer on the old pier - and a hole in the heart of her best friend Francesca. Now A body's been found. And Francesca's drawn back to the seaside town she's tried to forget. Perhaps the truth of what happened to Sophie will finally come out. Yet Francesca is beginning to wish she hadn't returned. Everywhere she turns are ghosts from her past. The same old faces and familiar haunts of her youth. But if someone knows what really happened to Sophie that night then now's the time to find out - isn't it? Except sometimes discovering the truth can cost you everything you hold dear - your family, your sanity and even your life . . . Praise for Local Girl Missing 'Compelling and page-turning, wonderfully written and impossible to second guess with a brilliant twist' Debbie Howells, bestselling author of Richard and Judy selection The Bones of You 'The creepy goings on in the off-season, secret-filled resort will give you chills' Sunday Mirror Praise for The Sisters 'Grippingly claustrophobic and unpredictable on every page: perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train' Marie Claire 'Tension oozes from every page . . . [an] addictive read that will leave you on the edge of your seat' Sun 'As soon as I finished the first page, I knew I wouldn't be able to put this down . . . I thoroughly enjoyed it'Good Housekeeping 'Unforgettably dark and complex' Woman & Home

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The Sisters

The Sisters

Author: Claire Douglas Narrator: Scarlett Mack Release Date: 01/08/2015

'Perfect for fans of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN' Marie ClaireFrom the author of Sunday Times bestseller, LOCAL GIRL MISSING.One lied. One died.When one sister dies, the other must go to desperate lengths to surviveAfter a tragic accident, still haunted by her twin sister's death, Abi is making a fresh start in Bath. But when she meets siblings Bea and Ben, she is quickly drawn into their privileged and unsettling circle.When one sister lies, she must protect her secret at all costsAs Abi tries to keep up with the demands of her fickle friends, strange things start to happen - precious letters go missing and threatening messages are left in her room. Is this the work of the beautiful and capricious Bea? Or is Abi willing to go to any lengths to get attention?When the truth outs, will either sister survive?

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