Fiction

The Lighthouse

Alex Bell

On Bird Rock, gannets circle and thick mist surrounds the lighthouse at its centre, hiding the secrets of a tragic past within … From the second they set foot on the island to join their dad and his n…


Beautiful Little Fools

Olivia Horrox

Elizabeth “Birdie” Graham must defy her family to discover herself. Birdie dreams of becoming a professional artist, but the constraints of society demand she marries well. In order to fulfil her drea…


THE CURSE OF THE MADONNA

Philippe Vilain

The true story of a young Neapolitan girl with a thirst for vengeance – at the heart of the Mafia In 1950s Naples, Assunta Maresca, nicknamed Pupetta, is the daughter of a domineering Mafioso. But Pup…


An Orphan’s Song

Lizzie Page

England, 1951. A tear-jerking and uplifting story about children orphaned by war, the grieving young woman who cares for them, and their journey together to healing. When Clara Newton’s American pilot…


Death on the Isle

M. H. Eccleston

Amateur sleuth Astrid Swift investigates a maritime mystery in this cosy crime adventure set on the Isle of Wight. The sailors are ashore, and murder is afoot. It’s summer in the Isle of Wight, and th…


Bootcamp for Broken Hearts

Joanna Bolouri

When the music starts, I feel a wave of relief. I love this song. I start to move. He watches me, his eyes wide like saucers. Hang on, this is a sexy song… oh no, I’m dancing to a sexy song with a twe…


NOA

Marc Levy

From Oslo to Kyiv, Madrid to Rome, this is the story of 9 cyber outlaws working in cohorts, behind the scenes, to tackle corruption at the highest echelons of international power. At a time when the v…


Ellie Pillai Is Brown

Christine Pillainayagam

My name is Ellie. Ellie Pillai . . . And I suppose I am a little bit weird, but then, aren’t we all, just a little bit? Most days, Ellie Pillai is somewhere between invisible, and not very cool – and…


The Trust

M. H. Eccleston

Ever so wholesome. Ever so deadly… When art restorer Astrid Swift moved from London to the Dorset village of Hanbury, she thought she was heading for a quiet life. Far from it. A local man has just…


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…