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The Girl in the Glass Tower by Elizabeth Fremantle

Hidden away in Hardwick Hall, Lady Arbella Stuart, an unwilling contender for the throne of sixteenth century England,  longs for freedom. But to escape her gilded prison, she must trust those on the outside, who may have their own secret motives in liberating her. Arbella knows that discovery will end in her death. But what choice does any woman have, when trapped in a man's world?

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To Kill the President by Sam Bourne

The United States has elected a volatile demagogue as president, and when a war of words spirals out of control and the Commander in Chief comes perilously close to launching a nuclear attack, it's clear someone has to act. When Washington operator Maggie Costello stumbles on an inside plot to kill the president, she is faced with the ultimate moral dilemma. Should she save the president or commit treason?

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The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

Diana Cowper starts her day by arranging her own funeral. Six hours later, she's murdered in her own home. Surly and enigmatic Private Detective Hawthorne is on a quest to expose the case's secrets, while hiding his own. And a reluctant Author finds himself drawn into an uncontrollable story by an unsolved mystery, and a trail of bloody clues. Spread the word. The word is Murder.

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Yesterday by Felicia Yap

Claire, a Mono who has only one day’s worth of memory, and her husband Mark, a Duo who has two, are a shining example of a new vision of tolerance and equality in a world where mixed marriages are frown upon.  Until Mark's beautiful mistress turns up dead, and he becomes the prime suspect in her murder. When both the investigator’s and the suspect’s memories are constantly erased—how can anyone learn the truth?

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Darien by C.F. Iggulden

In the city of Darien, ruled by twelve families desperately clinging to their crumbling power, a plot to murder the King is hatched. It draws six strangers into to the city - Elias, a hunter with a special knack, Deeds, a man who feels no guilt, Tellius, and old swordsman banished from his home, Arthur, a quiet boy with mysterious origins, Daw, a thief and a gambler, and Nancy, whose talents will be the undoing of them all.