Fiction

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…


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…


Prisoners of the Past

Marc Levy

Since World War II, the Invisibles group, run by Norman Cooper and his friend Kuma Takara, has tracked down people who have gone missing in major conflicts, piecing together what happened in the days…


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…


We Are The Brennans

Tracey Lange

In the same vein as J. Courtney Sullivan and Mary Beth Keane, We Are the Brennans explores the staying power of shame and loyalty in an Irish Catholic family torn apart by secrets. When 30-year-old Su…