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Arms Wide Open

by Tom Winter
Jack and Meredith are non-identical twins. With their lives rapidly falling apart, the twins soon learn that what you seek is not always what you find.

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Something is Rotten

by Adam Sarafis
Beginning in New Zealand, then winding its way around the globe, this clear-sighted and tense thriller will have you on the edge of your seat.

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Fatal Identity

by Joanne Fluke
Two Women. One Nightmare. When Mercedes is found mysteriously drowned, her identical twin Marcie steps into her shoes. But there is one part of Mercedes' life that Marcie isn't prepared for...

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Award Winner

Mother of Eden

by Chris Beckett
From a rising star of British Science Fiction comes a richly imagined, thought-provoking sequel to Dark Eden , winner of the 2013 Arthur C. Clarke Award.

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The Breaking

by Marcus Pelegrimas
Shapeshifters, vampires, and all manner of monstrosities are raining hell down on a small western town. The future of unsuspecting humankind is balanced on a knife blade.

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The Spring Bride

by Anne Gracie
Jane Chance is about to make her entrance into high society. All goes according to plan until a dark, dangerous vagabond helps her rescue a dog. Zachary Black is all kinds of unsuitable...

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If you have an eReader but would like help downloading eBooks onto your computer and transferring them to your device; try our instructions on our technical support page, titled 'How to download Napier Library eBooks to your eReader'. If you would like further help, please don't hesitate to contact the library.
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Napier Libraries are excited to offer our first programme in digital and information literacy. Borrow a Librarian allows you to book a free one on one session with one of our expert librarians.
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MTG Hawke's Bay

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The Faraday Centre

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Napier War Memorial Conference Centre

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Parklands Residential Estate

Located in the Art Deco city of Napier. We have worked closely with our builders to promote and develop high quality housing within an open-aspect environment.
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Napier Aquatic Centre

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Napier City Council

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National Aquarium of New Zealand

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Par2 MiniGolf

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Napier Youth

We hope to help provide information for the young people of Napier. The Youth Council of Napier help to shape this website by sharing their views and current issues that the youth are facing.
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William Colenso

Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research.
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