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In May, Borrowbox is providing a selection of new 'reads' (eBooks) and 'listens' (eAudio).

This selection is part of their "unlimited" collection. This means the titles are available for everyone to borrow- no limits.

Simply download the app and sign up using your Marlborough District Library card details.

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The Power by Naomi Alderman

With this single twist, the four lives at the heart of Naomi Alderman's extraordinary, visceral novel are utterly transformed, and we look at the world in an entirely new light.
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Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell

Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta suspects the worst: a deliberate campaign by a brilliant serial killer whose signature offers precious few clues.
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Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben

If your husband was murdered, And you were a witness, How do you explain it when he appears on your nanny cam?
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Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins delivers an urgent, satisfying listen that hinges on the stories we tell about our pasts and their power to destroy the lives we live now.
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Revenge by James Patterson

Former SAS soldier David Shelley was part of the most covert operations team in the special forces, along with the woman he went on to marry. But the shocking death of a young woman Shelley once helped protect puts those plans on hold.
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Freeing Grace by Charity Norman

Freeing Grace tells the story of David, curate of an inner-city parish, and Leila, his Nigerian-born wife. When they finally hear they've been approved to adopt a baby, Grace, they can scarcely believe their good fortune.
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This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

‘Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.' - Stephen Fry

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John Le Carre

George Smiley isn't quite ready for retirement – especially when a pretty, would-be defector surfaces with a shocking accusation: a Soviet mole has penetrated the highest level of British Intelligence.

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The Lonely Girl by Lynne Vincent McCarthy

In the shadow of a mountain in small-town Tasmania, a reclusive daughter of the local pariah named Ana is watching the clock, marking the days.

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The Memory by Lucy Dawson

People always notice my daughter, Isobel. How could they not? Incredibly beautiful ... until she speaks.

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My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job and a super-cool Instagram feed. And what’s wrong with not-so-perfect, anyway?

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First, We Make the Beast Beautiful

Practical and poetic, wise and funny, this is a small book with a big heart.

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Raven Black

It is a cold January morning and Shetland lies buried beneath a deep layer of snow. The locals on the quiet island stubbornly focus their gaze on one man – loner and simpleton Magnus Tait.

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The Birdman's Wife by Melissa Ashley

Inspired by a letter found tucked inside her famous husband’s papers, The Birdman’s Wife imagines the fascinating inner life of Elizabeth Gould, who was so much more than just the woman behind the man.

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Gallow's View by Peter Robinson

The first Inspector Banks novel. Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks has recently moved to the Yorkshire Dales from London to escape the stress of the metropolis. But he soon finds that life in the country is not quite as idyllic as he had imagined.

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck is a welcome antidote to the 'let's-all-feel-good' mindset that has infected modern society

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Go to Children's Things We Like to find one for the kids...

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