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The Finding of Martha Lost

by Caroline Wallace
Martha is lost. Abandoned in a suitcase on the train from Paris, Martha has waited in station lost property for someone to claim her. It's been sixteen years, but she remains hopeful.

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Snakewood

by Adrian Selby
Once they were a band of mercenaries who shook the pillars of the world - whoever met their price won. Now, their glory days behind them, but a lifetime of enemies has its own price.

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Texts from Jane Eyre

by Mallory Ortberg
A collection of whimsical, sharp, satirical and side-splittingly funny text message conversations from your favourite literary characters in a mashup with twenty-first century technology.

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Cambridge Blue

by Alison Bruce
Working his first murder investigation, DC Gary Goodhew discovers that flushing out the killer means risking his job and discovering the truth about the one person he hopes will be innocent.

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The Many Selves of Katherine North

by Emma Green
Kit has been projecting into other species for seven years, but lately she has the feeling that when she jumps she isn't alone. Kit's world begins to shift in ways she never thought possible.

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Rosetta: A Scandalous True Story

by Alexandra Joel
In 1905 Rosetta deserted her family to run away with Zeno the Magnificent to beguile European society. Rosetta revelled in her new life, hiding her secret shame - a daughter left behind.

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Maori Language Week Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 4-10 July
To celebrate Māori Language Week - Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori this year we have invited some very special guests to share their skills. Visit Napier and Taradale Libraries to hear Te Reo storytimes and see a flax weaving demonstration.
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Barbara Brookes presents her book A History of New Zealand Women
Come and hear Barbara Brookes speak at Napier Library on Sunday 10 July at 2pm. Free entry by ticket only - from Napier and Taradale Libraries (or reserve, ph. 835 4363 or 834 0420)
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