Lovereading Top 10 books 25 September - 2 October 2016

By peter on 3rd October 2016


Missing, Presumed (DS Manon, Book 1) Missing, Presumed (DS Manon, Book 1) Susie Steiner If you're looking for a fresh, addictive police procedural with characters who spring into vivid life, then look no further than Susie Steiner's Missing, Presumed. It's Steiner's first venture into the crime genre - her debut, Homecoming, was more literary ... Download free opening extract
The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow Jackie Morris Gosh, this is absolutely and completely enchanting. The moment I laid eyes on ‘The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow’ I knew I had fallen in love, I hugged the book before even opening the pages. I felt like a ... Download free opening extract
The Malice of Waves The Malice of Waves Mark Douglas-Home September 2016 Book of the Month. The third in the gripping ‘Sea Detective Series’ continues to captivate, with the rather wonderful Cal McGill investigating the disappearance of a 14 year old boy from a small private island off the Scottish coast. ... Download free opening extract
The Loving Husband The Loving Husband Christobel Kent A darkly mesmerising tale exploring trust, love and deeply hidden secrets. Fran’s life is thrown into turmoil, causing her to question her husband, her love and herself, just what is the truth? The prologue emits chills of disquiet, certain words ... Download free opening extract
The Unravelling The Unravelling Thorne Moore Thorne Moore delves deep into the dark corners of a mind disturbed by the wicked acts of childhood that refuse to stay hidden in this edgy psychological thriller. A simple, innocent moment unlocks memories that have long been buried and the ... Download free opening extract
Tastes Like Fear Tastes Like Fear Sarah Hilary September 2016 Book of the Month. This is the third in the ‘DI Marnie Rome’ series, and is just as distinctive, powerful and enthralling as the first two (Sarah Hilary’s debut won the Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year). In a ... Download free opening extract
The Girl on the Train The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins In the footsteps of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and S.J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep, the unreliable narrator domestic drama of untruths is the new 'hot' genre. The author was best known under another name for chick lit entertainments. ... Download free opening extract
Muse Muse Jonathan Galassi A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A witty tale of the book world, writers, muses and the vagaries of the intellectual mind, this short debut novel by a veteran US publisher and accomplished poet might appear lightweight at first, but its layers ... Download free opening extract
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Third Wheel Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Third Wheel Jeff Kinney Seventh in this hilarious series. Love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried ... Download free opening extract
One Day One Day David Nicholls Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 23 February 2012. One of Richard Bacon's favourite books. Download free opening extract