Fiction

Brotherless Night

V.V. Ganeshananthan

While I am no longer the version of myself who met with terrorists every day, I also want you to know that when I was that woman, when two terrorists encountered each other in my world, what they said…


Spear

Nicola Griffith

She grows up in the wild wood, in a cave with her mother, but visions of a faraway lake drift to her on the spring breeze, scented with promise. And when she hears a traveler speak of Artos, king of C…


Take My Hand

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Montgomery, Alabama. 1973. Fresh out of nursing school, Civil Townsend has big plans to make a difference, especially in her African American community. At the Montgomery Family Planning Clinic, she i…


Pennyblade

J.L. Worrad

A sharp-tongued disgraced-noble-turned-mercenary has to stop the world collapsing into chaos in this gripping, savagely funny epic fantasy packed with unforgettable characters, for fans of Joe Abercro…


The Belladonna Maze

Sinéad Crowley

“Deirdre loved the Maze and her father loved to please her and so it stood, and flourished, and had become, over the years, her playground. Here too the belladonna had taken hold and a trail of black…


Love At Nightfall

Mina Namous

Their story begins at a work meeting in the center of Algiers – with his elegant suit, confident voice and air of self-assurance… Does it even matter what their meeting is about? Karim lives in Paris,…


FellowCountrymen

Sylvia Nasar

In the darkest decades of the last century, when it looked as if capitalism and democracy could no longer deliver jobs or social justice, a group of privileged, intelligent, ambitious individuals join…


Skylark

Alice O'Keeffe

It is the mid-nineties, there is a sense of excitement and social change in the air. Free spirited Skylark is an activist who has fled her stifling suburban background and is set on making the world a…


The Path of Possibilities

Marie Robert

This is an epic. Between Boston, Vienna, Paris, Geneva, São Paulo and New York, Penelope explores the pathways of possibility by conducting philosophical journeys. Narrating and discovering the great…


THE SPY WHO INSPIRED ME

Stephen Clarke

For legal reasons, this novel does not mention J*mes B*nd. Which is a shame, because it is a comedy based on the idea that I*n Fl*ming’s famously macho spy might have been inspired by a woman … It i…