Modern Fiction

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  • Cover scan of The Disappearance Of Adèle Bedeau

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    The Disappearance Of Adèle Bedeau
    Graeme Macrae Burnet - Paperback - Contraband
    Manfred Baumann is a loner. Socially awkward and ill at ease, he spends his evenings surreptitiously observing Adèle Bedeau, the sullen but alluring waitress at his local bistro. Then one day she vanishes into thin air.
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    Darkest Before The Dawn
    Gwen Kirkwood - Paperback - Ulverscroft
    Joe Lennox becomes bitter and deranged and blames Billy Caraford when his son is killed in a car accident, but Billy has lost his best friend and is badly injured himself. Despite the misgivings of his parents, he is still determined to be a farmer. He summons his courage to go to university, but privately he regards himself as a cripple. Kimberley is orphaned when her father dies and she moves to Scotland with her aunt. As she grows into a lovely young woman, Kim finds the strength to confront problems and fight for the life she craves.
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    Dragon Land
    Maureen Reynolds - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    Lizzie Flint learns things a young girl shouldn't know. During WWII, she learns that her father is missing in action, and she and her mother will have to live with her grandmother until he is found. Grown up, Lizzie develops an adventurous streak and travels to Hong Kong to take up a teaching post. She marries, but her husband is sent to Shanghai to report on the Japanese bombings - and Lizzie fears that, like her father, she will never see her husband again.
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    Docherty
    William McIlvanney - Paperback - Canongate
    This is the re-issue of the powerful portrait of a heroic figure in a Scottish mining town before the Great Depression, which won the Whitbread Award in 1975.
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    Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
    Jenny Colgan - Paperback - Sphere
    Sophie Chesterton has been living the high life of glamorous parties, men and new clothes, never thinking about tomorrow. But after one shocking evening, she comes back down to earth with the cruellest of bumps. Facing up to life in the real world for the first time, Sophie must now work her way back up.
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    Dead Secret
    Catherine Deveney - Paperback - Old Street Publishing
    A grieving daughter discovers letters in her late father's desk that make her question everything she thought she knew about him. Did he murder her mother? Is her sister really her sister? A shattering journey into the past follows, as she tries to find out what really happened in a remote Highland village twenty years ago.
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    Dead Air
    Iain Banks - Paperback - Abacus
    In a loft apartment in the East End of London they're dropping fruit from a balcony at a wedding breakfast. Soon things get out of hand and half the contents of the flat are following the fruit towards the pitted tarmac. Then mobiles begin to ring and the flat's remaining TV is turned on, because apparently a plane has crashed into the World Trade Center.
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    Darkest Before The Dawn
    Gwen Kirkwood - Hardback - Robert Hale
    Joe Lennox becomes bitter and deranged and blames Billy Caraford when his son is killed in a car accident, but Billy has lost his best friend and is badly injured himself. Despite the misgivings of his parents, he is still determined to be a farmer. He summons his courage to go to university, but privately he regards himself as a cripple. Kimberley is orphaned when her father dies and she moves to Scotland with her aunt. As she grows into a lovely young woman, Kim finds the strength to confront problems and fight for the life she craves.
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    The Donor
    Helen FitzGerald - Paperback - Ulverscroft
    Will Marion has two perfect kidneys. His daughters aren't so lucky. Question is: which one should he save? Time is critical, and he has to make a decision. Should he buy a kidney - be an organ tourist? Should he save one child? If so, which one? Should he sacrifice himself? Or is there a fourth terrible solution?
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    The Dark Of Summer
    Eric Linklater - Paperback - Bloomsbury Reader
    During World War 2 a British Army officer is sent to the Faroes to investigate rumours of collaboration with the Nazis in Norway. What follows involves betrayal and a search for meaning in a world of divided loyalties and guilt.

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