Fiction

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…


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…


Nemesis

Anthony Stone

Nemesis stars Mickey Bale, a close protection officer at the Met, who is tasked with guarding the Defence Minister, just as Chinese-British relations hit boiling point. In a dangerous political climat…


If This is Peace

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

A nurse at the Family Planning Clinic in Montgomery Alabama, Civil Townsend is passionate about putting choice into women’s hands. She brings the option of birth control to their doorsteps, and with i…


Skylark

Alice O'Keeffe

Their ideals brought them together, but how closely should you follow your heart? It is the mid-nineties, there is sense of excitement and social change in the air.  Free spirited Skylark is an anti-r…


Fox & I

Catherine Raven

Catherine Raven left home at 15, fleeing an abusive father and an indifferent mother. Drawn to the natural world, for years she worked as a ranger in National Parks, at times living in her run-down ca…


Surrogate

Susan Spindler

Surrogate is a compelling and topical psychological drama that explores marriage, fertility and female identity. Ruth Furnival is a successful television executive with a perfect life: a nice house in…


The Northern Reach

W.S. Winslow

Frozen in grief after the loss of her son at sea, Edith Baines stares across the water at a schooner, under full sail yet motionless in the winter wind and surging tide of the Northern Reach. Edith se…


Landslide

Susan Conley

After a fishing accident leaves her husband hospitalized across the border in Canada, Jill is left to look after her teenage boys–“the wolves”–alone. Nothing comes easy in their remote corner of Maine…


Lullaby Beach

Stella Duffy

When Lucy discovers the body of her great aunt Kitty, with a puzzling note and empty pill bottles by her bed, she can’t believe that the formidable woman who held her family together is gone – or unde…