The Impossible Truths of Love by Hannah Beckerman

From bestselling author Hannah Beckerman comes a moving story about memory, secrets, and what it really means to feel that you’re one of the family. When Nell’s father makes a deathbed declaration that hints at a long-held secret, it reignites feelings of isolation that have plagued her for years. Her suspicions about the family’s pastContinue reading “The Impossible Truths of Love by Hannah Beckerman”

The Shadowing by Rhiannon Ward

Nottinghamshire’s infamous Southwell workhouse.When well-to-do Hester learns of her sister Mercy’s death at a Nottinghamshire workhouse, she travels to Southwell to find out how her sister ended up at such a place. Haunted by her sister’s ghost, Hester sets out to uncover the truth, when the official story reported by the workhouse master proves toContinue reading “The Shadowing by Rhiannon Ward”

Resilience by Bogdan Hrib

Stelian Munteanu has had enough of fixing other people’s problems: all he wants to do is make the long-distance relationship with his wife Sofia work. But when a notorious Romanian businessman asks him to investigate the death of his daughter in the north of England, he reluctantly gets involved once more. This time it turnsContinue reading “Resilience by Bogdan Hrib”

The Great Silence by Doug Johnstone

Keeping on top of the family funeral directors’ and private- investigation businesses is no easy task for the Skelf women, and when matriarch Dorothy discovers a human foot while walking the dog, a perplexing case presents itself.Daughter Jenny and grand-daughter Hannah have their hands full too: the mysterious circumstances of a dying woman have ledContinue reading “The Great Silence by Doug Johnstone”

The Killing Tide by Lin Anderson

When three bodies are found on a wrecked ship in the Orkney Isles, forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is brought in to investigate.  After a fierce storm hits Scotland, a mysterious cargo ship is discovered swept ashore in the Orkney Isles. Boarding the vessel uncovers three bodies, recently deceased and in violent circumstances. Forensic scientist Dr Rhona MacLeod’s studyContinue reading “The Killing Tide by Lin Anderson”

Half-past tomorrow by Chris McGeorge

Shirley Steadman, a 70 year old living in a small town in the North East of England, loves her volunteer work at the local hospital radio. She likes giving back to the community, and even more so, she likes getting out of the house. Haunted by the presence of her son, a reluctant Royal NavyContinue reading “Half-past tomorrow by Chris McGeorge”

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”

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