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Like Emma Kavanagh?...You'll Love Colette McBeth

Reader Reviewed Hidden
Emma Kavanagh
Full of suspense with any number of red herrings, this is cracking stuff by a former police psychologist. Narrated from four points of view, it concerns a major shooting incident in a Welsh hospital. Not only does it jump viewpoints,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/04/2015
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Reader Reviewed The Life I Left Behind
Colette McBeth
Written in the first person by the three main characters, one dead, one suffering from memory loss and the other trying to unravel the whole mess, this is a fast read where you will probably guess the villain of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/08/2015
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Like Paula Hawkins?...You'll Love S. K. Tremayne

The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins
Shortlisted for the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award 2015. A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. In the footsteps of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and S.J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2015
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Reader Reviewed The Ice Twins
S. K. Tremayne
Twins, the mother Sarah favours one, the father Angus the other. When one dies aged six the devastation in the family is catastrophic. Then Sarah begins to worry whether maybe they buried the wrong twin, especially when the remaining one...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/09/2015
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Like Sebastian Barry?...You'll Love Patrick Gale

The Temporary Gentleman
Sebastian Barry
February 2015 Book of the Month. Like Roddy Doyle, Sebastian Barry is one of those great Irish writers whose characters get under your skin and whose stories stay with you forever. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
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Reader Reviewed A Place Called Winter
Patrick Gale
A slight departure for this highly regarded author being an historical tale of Edwardian London and Canada based on a true story from his family history. Harry Case, a gentleman in suburban London, marries and has a daughter. Unexpectedly he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2015
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Like Kate Mosse?...You'll Love Karen Maitland

Labyrinth
Kate Mosse
I was privileged to visit Kate in her Carcassonne retreat and be shown the numerous locations she used throughout this novel; the exact tower, steps, house, street etc that feature in the action in this exciting tale. It’s a time-slip...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
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Reader Reviewed The Raven's Head
Karen Maitland
The quest for eternal life; a tale of alchemy and skulduggery in the thirteenth century. Starting in France our young hero, Philippe, in the employment of a count in the court of Louis VIII discovers some false documents which he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2015
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Like Madeline Miller?...You'll Love Ilka Tampke

The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller
Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012. A breathtakingly original rendering of the Trojan War - a devastating love story and a tale of gods and kings, immortal fame and the human heart.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2012
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Reader Reviewed Skin
Ilka Tampke
It is easy to think of the Celts as savages and the Romans as the bringers of civilisation when in fact Celtic society was complex and well-structured. Skin captures the flavour of that ancient time beautifully. The people feel a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/08/2015
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Like Lauren Beukes?...You'll Love Sarah Lotz

The Shining Girls
Lauren Beukes
Winner of the Best Horror Novel at the British Fantasy Awards 2014. Breathtakingly chilling, this is written so convincingly the fact that there is a time-travelling serial killer seems completely plausible. Each chapter is headed with either the killer...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
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Reader Reviewed Day Four
Sarah Lotz
Walking in the footsteps of Stephen King, Lotz follows up on her impressive horror breakthrough The Three with yet another literal descent into unimaginable dread with this gripping tale of the cruise from hell (or should it be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/05/2015
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Like Philippa Gregory?...You'll Love Elizabeth Fremantle

The White Queen
Philippa Gregory
A 2013 World Book Night selection. This is a must for any of you who devour their historical fiction. Focusing on one of the most scandalous and intriguing times in British history The White Queen centres around Elizabeth Woodville, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2010
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Reader Reviewed Watch the Lady
Elizabeth Fremantle
Elizabeth Fremantle has delivered another fabulously engrossing read, her ability to bring some of the most fascinating women from the 16th century to the forefront of historical fiction is truly impressive. History declares that Penelope Devereux was much more than...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/06/2015
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Like Victoria Hislop?...You'll Love Gill Paul

The Return
Victoria Hislop
A tale of passion, pain and pride in war-torn Spain, written with a dual-time element. Personally I found the subject-matter of her first, The Island, far more intriguing, probably because I knew little about it. The Spanish Civil War has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/04/2009
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No Place for a Lady
Gill Paul
With strong characters, a gripping and emotionally intense plot combined with meticulous research No Place for a Lady by Gill Paul is a wonderful read for fans of historical fiction. Set in 1854 during the Crimean War, cleverly weaving real...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
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Like Jennifer Worth?...You'll Love Pam Weaver

Call The Midwife : A True Story of the East End in the 1950s
Jennifer Worth
Great stories about the lost world of London’s East End in the 50s, before the slum clearances, when community was all-important and no one locked their doors. Jennifer Worth, attached to an order of nuns, was the midwife. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2012
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Bath Times and Nursery Rhymes The Memoirs of a Nursery Nurse in the 1960s
Pam Weaver
A wonderful memoir about life as a nursery nurse and nanny in the 1960s, for fans of Call the Midwife. The stories of the children Pam looked after are heart-warming and heartbreaking, sad and uplifting. This is the story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2013
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Emma Kavanagh 
Colette McBeth 
Paula Hawkins 
S. K. Tremayne 
Sebastian Barry 
Patrick Gale 
Kate Mosse 
Karen Maitland 
Madeline Miller 
Ilka Tampke 
Lauren Beukes 
Sarah Lotz 
Philippa Gregory 
Elizabeth Fremantle 
Victoria Hislop 
Gill Paul 
Jennifer Worth 
Pam Weaver