Fiction

ON THE UP

Alice O'Keeffe

Sylvia lives in a flat on a council estate with her not-quite-husband Obe and their two young children. She dreams of buying a house on a leafy street like the one she grew up in. If she closes her ey…


Black Sun

Owen Matthews

For fans of Red Sparrow and Child 44 comes a chilling and cinematic thriller set in 1961 in one of the most secretive locations in Soviet history. Ten days before the test of largest nuclear device in…


A Woman in the Dark

Raphael Montes

Victoria Bravo was four years old when a man broke into her home and stabbed her family to death. The sole survivor, she is now a shy, solitary young woman in Rio, with recurring nightmares and seriou…


KENTUCKY

Simon Van Booy

Carol was thirteen when her daddy lost her in a game of cards. A year later– pregnant and with nowhere to go − she is taken in by Bessie and Martha, who run a secret refuge for ‘lost’ women. 50 years…


THE CITY OF SALT AND IVORY

Khaled Naim

Ziad Bitar has a blessing and a curse—he suffers from hyperthymesia, total recall. Ziad remembers everything: every breakfast he’s ever had, all the numbers in his mother’s phone book, each pang of ad…


MILA HUNT

Eli Anderson

What if you could make people do whatever you wanted? Mila, 17, lives in the Center, far from the misery and danger of the Periphery − a lawless territory where no one dares to wander. She has a dark…


Misha

Stephen Glantz

Lida, 1943. Fifteen-year-old Misha yearns for a life of adventure. He lives for climbing the tallest trees, getting into trouble, and dancing with all the girls, especially his older sister’s best fri…


Trinity

Louisa Hall

In the vein of Coetzee’s Summertime or W.G. Sebald’s The Emigrants, Trinity revisits the life of scientist Robert Oppenheimer as narrated by seven fictional characters who claim to have known him. SHO…


Murder at Greysbridge

Andrea Carter

Summer has arrived in Inishowen, and solicitor Ben O’Keeffe is sorely tempted by a job offer from an American law firm. But before making any life-changing decisions, she has her assistant Leah’s wedd…


THREE TIMES THE END OF THE WORLD

Sophie Divry

After a robbery with his brother goes wrong, Joseph Kamal is thrown into prison. As guards and inmates violently clash around him, the young man tries to adapt to his new surroundings, wishing for thi…