No Honour by Awais Khan

In sixteen-year-old Abida’s small Pakistani village, there are age-old rules to live by, and her family’s honour to protect. And, yet, her spirit is defiant and she yearns to make a home with the man she loves.When the unthinkable happens, Abida faces the same fate as other young girls who have chosen unacceptable alliances –Continue reading “No Honour by Awais Khan”

Invite Me In by Emma Curtis

To those who think they know her, Eliza Curran has it all: two healthy children, a stunning home and a wealthy, adoring husband. No one would guess the reality of her life: trapped in an unhappy marriage to a controlling man, she longs for a way out.When she takes on a new tenant, her lifeContinue reading “Invite Me In by Emma Curtis”

Girls who lie by Eva Björg Ægisdottir

At once a startling, tense psychological thriller, and a sophisticated and twisty police procedural from a rising star in Icelandic literatureWhen single mother Maríanna disappears from her home, leaving an apologetic note on the kitchen table, it is assumed that she’s taken her own life – until her body is found on the Grábróklava fieldsContinue reading “Girls who lie by Eva Björg Ægisdottir”

The Beresford by Will Carver

Just outside the city – any city, every city – is a grand, spacious but affordable apartment building called The Beresford.There’s a routine at The Beresford.For Mrs May, every day’s the same: a cup of cold, black coffee in the morning, pruning roses, checking on her tenants, wine, prayer and an afternoon nap. She neverContinue reading “The Beresford by Will Carver”

The Lesson by Lisa Bradley

SOMEONE’S GOT TO MAKE HIM PAY.Evie has just started her second year at University. She is young, beautiful and popular. She should be having the time of her life, except she has something to hide – a one-night-stand with her English Professor, Simon. Not wanting any of his other students to be used in theContinue reading “The Lesson by Lisa Bradley”

Far from The Tree by Rob Parker

Twenty-seven bodies, vacuum-packed, buried in a woodland trench – some have been there for years, some for just days. DI Foley finds himself the Senior Investigating Officer on one of the largest murder cases the country has ever seen. This could make his career. But as new discoveries unfold, this horrific gangland crime suddenly gets personal. TooContinue reading “Far from The Tree by Rob Parker”

Songs in Ursa Major by Emma Brodie

The year is 1969, and the Bayleen Island Folk Fest is abuzz with one name: Jesse Reid. Tall and soft-spoken, with eyes blue as stone-washed denim, Jesse Reid’s intricate guitar riffs and supple baritone are poised to tip from fame to legend with this one headlining performance. That is, until his motorcycle crashes on theContinue reading “Songs in Ursa Major by Emma Brodie”

Arrowood and the Meeting House Murders by Mick Finlay

London Society takes their problems to Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else goes to Arrowood. ‘Finlay depicts a seedy, desperate London and vivid characters with considerable skill’ The Times Nowhere to hide.London, 1896. As winter grips the city, a group of African travellers seek sanctuary inside the walls of the Quaker Meeting House. They are being huntedContinue reading “Arrowood and the Meeting House Murders by Mick Finlay”

Little Rebel by Jérôme Leroy

Divided along so many social fault lines, a city in the west of France is a tinderbox of anger and passion. As the tension grows, things go badly wrong as a cop is killed and a terror cell is scattered across the city. A school on the deprived side of the city is caught upContinue reading “Little Rebel by Jérôme Leroy”

One Last Time by Helga Flatland

Anne’s life is rushing to an unexpected and untimely end. But her diagnosis of terminal cancer isn’t just a shock for her – and for her daughter Sigrid and granddaughter Mia – it shines a spotlight onto their fractured and uncomfortable relationships.A spur-of-the moment trip to France acts as a catalyst for thethree generations ofContinue reading “One Last Time by Helga Flatland”

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