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October books from your local library

October New Books

Hey book lovers! 🍂 October is here, and it’s the perfect time to snuggle up with a good read. Check out Livewire Libraries’ top picks for this month, each one a page-turner you won’t want to put down.

There’s something for everyone on this list! Head over to your nearest Livewire Library or reserve online. Happy reading!

The Wonder of it All by Barbara Taylor Bradford – Delve into the intricate lives of three women bound by friendship, secrets, and ambition. More info:

Mrs Pargeter’s Patio by Simon Brett – Join Mrs Pargeter as she navigates suburban mysteries, turning her patio into an unexpected centre for sleuthing. More info:

The Secret by Lee Child – In this gripping thriller, a lone hero is entrusted with a perilous secret that could change the fate of the nation. More info:

Midnight at the Christmas Bookshop by Jenny Colgan – Experience the magic of the holiday season inside a quaint bookshop where every wish might just come true at midnight. More info:

Sharpe’s Command by Bernard Cornwell – Follow Richard Sharpe as he takes command during the Napoleonic Wars, facing danger and betrayal on all fronts. More info:

Voices of Rome: four stories of Ancient Rome by Lindsey Davis – Immerse yourself in Ancient Rome through four captivating tales that bring its streets and citizens to life. More info:

Light over Liskeard by Louis De Bernieres – An evocative collection of short stories set in Liskeard, each echoing the unique light and darkness of the Cornish town. More info:

Blood Lines by Nelson Demille – A hard-edged thriller about geopolitical tensions and dangerous alliances that draw unexpected blood lines. More info:

The Paris Affair by Anton Du Beke – Step into the glamorous world of 1930s Paris, where romance and mystery dance hand-in-hand. More info:

Dirty Thirty by Janet Evanovich – Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum finds herself on an exhilarating chase as she confronts both past and present during her thirtieth birthday. More info:

The Great Deceiver by Elly Griffiths – A compelling mystery surrounds a dark ancient secret, testing the bonds of friendship and family. More info:

The Exchange by John Grisham – A high-stakes legal drama where ethics and ambition clash in a tension-filled courtroom. More info:

Hercule Poirot’s Silent Night by Sophie Hannah – Spend Christmas with Hercule Poirot, solving a mystery that turns a silent night into a puzzling affair. More info:

The Burnout by Sophie Kinsella – Follow the ups and downs of a woman confronting burnout, seeking a work-life balance that often seems elusive. More info:

Past Lying by Val McDermid – A psychological thriller that peels back layers of deceit, revealing shocking truths that were past lying. More info:

Code Red by Kyle Mills – A cyber-attack thriller that forces intelligence agencies to race against time in an atmosphere of rising global tension. More info:

Alex Cross Must Die by James Patterson – Alex Cross is back, battling personal demons as he tries to solve a spate of vicious murders. More info:

Hangman Island by Kate Rhodes – Set against the backdrop of the Isles of Scilly, this murder mystery interweaves folklore and suspense. More info:

Why Mummy Drinks at Christmas by Gill Sims – Navigate the chaos and comedy of a family Christmas through the eyes of one very stressed mum. More info:

Second Act by Danielle Steel – Witness the transformation of a woman as she embarks on a second act in life, finding new love and purpose. More info:

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