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Burn Mark (Burn Mark #1) by Laura Powell

11761452In a modern world where witches are hunted down and burned at the stake, two lives intersect.

Glory is from a family of witches, and is desperate to develop her ‘Fae’ powers and become a witch herself, though witch-activity carries a threat of being burned at the stake.

Lucas is the son of the Chief Prosecutor for the Inquisition with a privileged life very different from the witches he is being trained to prosecute.

And then one day, both Glory and Lucas develop the Fae. In one fell stroke, their lives are inextricably bound together.


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COMING SOON: Memory Keepers by Natasha Ngan

2463e232d2aaf9ad9b3f00cf1528d413“No one can take your memories from you… can they?”

Seven is a thief with a difference – he steals downloadable memories from banks and memoriums to sell onto London’s black market, trading secrets and hidden pasts for a chance at a future of his own. He makes sure he keeps some special stuff back to ‘surf’ himself though – it’s the only real form of entertainment he can afford.

But one night, as Seven is breaking into a private memorium in a wealthy part of London, he is caught in the act by one of its residents; Alba, the teenage daughter of London’s most famous criminal prosecutor. Instead of giving him away, Alba promises to keep Seven’s secret – as long as he allows her to go memory-surfing herself. In doing so, they discover a hidden memory about Seven’s past, revealing a shocking secret about Seven’s childhood, the government and a mysterious experiment known as The Memory Keepers…

Now Seven and Alba will have to race against time to unlock the maze of The Memory Keepers – but can they keep themselves out of harm’s way before the London Guard – and Alba’s father – catches up with them?

Published 4 September 2014 by Hot Key Books


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Dead Silent by Sharon Jones

18073726A snow angel etched in blood. An elite society. A secret dying to get out.
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When Poppy Sinclair and her boyfriend visit snowy Cambridge, she doesn’t expect to discover the body of a student – arms outstretched in the act of smearing bloody angel wings on the chapel’s floor.

Suddenly, Poppy is faced with the possibility that the one closest to her heart might be the one committing the most malicious of crimes.

Dodging porters and police, dreading what she might find, Poppy follows the clues left by a murderer bent on revenge…


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COMING SOON: Eden by Joanna Nadin

41xfKNe5JNL._SY445_“I wait for my heart to slow and then I begin the game of ‘what ifs’ and ‘if onlys’. What if I could turn back time? Would Eden still stand? Would Bea still be alive?”

After her cousin Bea is killed in a house fire, Evie returns to her childhood home of Eden, full of guilt for what might have been. She is not the only one seeking redemption. Bea’s boyfriend, Penn, arrives in Cornwall, desperate to atone for a terrible mistake. And as Penn and Evie’s feelings for each other intensify, Evie slowly unravels the dark truth behind Bea’s tragic death.

Published 3 July 2014 by Walker


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COMING SOON: The Castle by Sophia Bennett

TheCastleDraftCoverZetta Jones is an ordinary girl struggling with the loss of her father, an army hero who died in mysterious circumstances.

When she receives clues that he may still be alive, but noone believes her, she embarks on a dangerous rescue across the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean to a clifftop castle, home to a billionaire in exile.

Soon Zetta discovers that what some people will do for money, she will do for truth and hope.

Published 7 August 2014 by Chicken House