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Dan Brown The Lost Symbol
You may have heard of his last book, The Finchley Coat or something. Bob Langdon is back with more ‘history, codes and intrigue’. Some copies are expected to be sold. Bantam Press.
James Patterson Alex Cross’s Trial
Abraham Cross helps a young lawyer tackle the re-emergence of the KKK in the deep south. Century.
Sebastian Faulks A Week in December
A shift in pace for Faulks with a contemporary novel set in London over the course of a week in 2007 and featuring a shady hedge-fund manager, a Polish footballer and a female Tube driver. Hutchinson.
Maeve Binchy The Return Journey
A 21-strong collection of short stories from the well-loved Irish author, 14 of which are published in the UK for the first time ever. Orion.
Alexander McCall Smith The Lost Art of Gratitude
The latest Isabel Dalhousie epic as out heroine is drawn into the ever murkier world of financial double-dealings. Little, Brown.