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Part One:

In which my reading takes me to the dark shadows of Paris’ Opera House and the icy waters of a deadly river.
Part Two:

“Wideacre: The Favoured Child” by Philippa Gregory
“The Phantom of the Opera” by Gaston Leroux
“13 Minutes” by Sarah Pinborough (ARC kindly supplied by the publisher)
“Who’s That Girl?” by Mhairi McFarlane (ARC kindly supplied by the publisher)
“Daisy in Chains” by Sharon Bolton
“Persuasion” by Jane Austen
“Only Ever Yours” by Louise O’Neil (Quercus)
“Thin Air” by Michelle Paver (Orion) *ARC kindly supplied by the publisher
“A Pair of Silk Stockings” by Kate Chopin (Penguin Little Black Classic)
“After the Last Dance” by Sarra Manning (Sphere) *ARC kindly supplied by the publisher
“The Light Between Oceans” by ML Steadman (Random House Australia)
“The Tenant of Wildfell Hall” by Anne Bronte (Oxford University Press)

“Cute” by bensound.com
“Indie Romance” by Silent Partners
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