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Book review: Lucca the War Dog by Maria Goodavage

When a frontline soldier is in a dangerous war zone, carrying a gun and ammunition may not always be his best defence.

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When My Ship Comes In by Sue Wilsher

Book review: When My Ship Comes In by Sue Wilsher

Flo Bundell spends her days cleaning the luxury cruise ships at Tilbury docks… and her nights dreaming of sailing away to a new life in the sunshine of Australia.

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Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb

Book review: Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb

Steph Broadribb is perhaps best known by her alter ego, Crime Thriller Girl… an online blogger and book reviewer with a love of ‘all things crime thriller.’

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Travel and Leisure Show

Top things to do in Lancashire this weekend (January 27 to 29)

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.

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The Town Hall at Caudry, France

Twinners put focus on French friendship

Lytham St Annes is set to take a major step towards extending its European links.

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Pigeon show

Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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Britain’s Got Talent flies into Blackpool

Britain’s Got Talent flies into Blackpool

The Britain’s Got Talent judges flew into Blackpool on a private jet, ahead of today’s auditions at Blackpool Opera House.

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Anna Coope, 23, from Garstang, is a showgirl in the Moulin Rouge.

Wyre-born dancer lands ‘dream’ role in the Moulin Rouge

A dancer is celebrating landing her ‘dream’ role at the world-famous Moulin Rouge.

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How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Book review: How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Love can come into your life at the most unexpected time… rather like a baby!

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Sirens by Joseph Knox

Book review: Sirens by Joseph Knox

‘We still live in a world where you can disappear if you want to. Or even if you don’t.’

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Chills, thrills and spills for young readers

Book reviews: Chills, thrills and spills for young readers

Banish the January blues with a season of brilliant new books!

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Kathryn and Philip Hurst

Competitive ballroom dance back at the Tower

After a long absence, Open Competitive Ballroom Dancing is finally set to the Tower with the British Dance Grand Prix.

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The Watcher by Ross Armstrong

Book review: The Watcher by Ross Armstrong

Bird-watching turns to people-watching with deadly results in a dark and intriguing Hitchcock-style thriller from actor and now author Ross Armstrong.
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The Vanishing by Sophia Tobin

Book review: The Vanishing by Sophia Tobin

After forays into 18th century London and the Kent coast in 1851, author-to-watch Sophia Tobin returns with a gripping gothic tale of intrigue, romance and revenge set amidst the brooding hills of Brontë country.

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Mysteries, magic and furry friends for a new reading season

Book reviews: Mysteries, magic and furry friends for a new reading season

As the new school term gets under way, there is plenty of reading fun to keep youngsters smiling this January.

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Artist Rob Haworth has an exhibition of his work at the Solaris Centre

Hunt on for Butterfly Man’s lost art work

A Blackpool artist, who draws on the pain of a troubled childhood, is currently exhibiting his work at the Solaris Centre.

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Death and the Naked Lady and The Lady and the Cheetah by John Flagg

Book review: Death and the Naked Lady and The Lady and the Cheetah by John Flagg

John Flagg, pseudonym of American crime writer John Gearon who died in 1970, delivers a barrage of murder and mayhem in two fabulous 1951 mysteries… with the added bonus of a suspense-packed short story.
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Leye D Johns

Viva still in the Christmas spirit

Christmas may have been almost two weeks ago but if you’re still in the festive spirit, Viva Blackpool have you covered.

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Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Book review: Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Fear… it’s perhaps the most powerful and visceral human emotion, and one that exciting US author Peter Swanson has learned to exploit with breathtaking audacity and skill.

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Safe From Harm by RJ Bailey

Book review: Safe From Harm by RJ Bailey

In the volatile and dangerous world of London’s super rich, a small, intrepid band of close protection officers must keep the billionaires, oligarchs, tycoons and famous names safe from harm.

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