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The 15 must-read page turners of 2021

One of the best things about a new year is daydreaming about all the new, shiny books it'll bring. 2021 is chock-full of brilliant books you don't want to miss, from heart-pumping thrillers to sparkling romances that'll leave you glowing from head to toe. Take a look at the blockbuster page turners of next year that you mustn't miss - and which we're already itching to get our hands on.

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The Dare by Lesley Kara (18 February)

The tense, unputdownable novels from Lesley Kara continue in full stylish force with her latest thriller The Dare. Teenage friends Lizzie and Alice head off for a walk in the countryside - but only Lizzie returns. She has no memory of what happened, until twelve years later when memories begin to surface. Is it the aftermath of trauma, or a repressed truth that's beginning to fight its way forward? It's a book that'll keep your head spinning and your hands flicking fast through the pages.

Out in February. 

You'll Be The Death of Me by Karen McManus (October)

Looking for a crazily readable, rip-roaring story to read in one sitting? Look no further than this book from the author of One of Us Is Lying, which promises to be another pulse-pounding thriller. When three old friends re-live an epic ditch day, it goes horribly - and deadly - wrong. It's the kind of book you'll devour in one go and keep thinking about for weeks afterwards. One of our favourite kinds.

Out in October. 

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