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Debut Books of the Month Debut Books

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This Month's Featured Books

The Invisible Crowd by Ellen Wiles
The Invisible Crowd
Ellen Wiles
November 2017 Debut of the Month Yonas and his best friend Gebre have escaped from Eritrea, East Africa, and fled to England, a horrific journey. Once in England they are forced to work unpaid, preparing shellfish. They are told the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017
Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lovestam
Wonderful Feels Like This
Sara Lovestam
November 2017 Debut of the Month A gentle, yet powerful and stimulating novel about friendship and love. 15 year old Steffi who is being bullied at school, meets Alvar who lives in a retirement home, their shared loved of jazz...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017
Blue Light Yokohama by Nicolas Obregon
Blue Light Yokohama
Nicolas Obregon
November 2017 Debut of the Month A beautifully plotted police procedural set in Japan by a new British author, this wonderfully crafted suspense sees a pair of police investigators with highly troubled pasts of their own brought on board to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017
My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent
My Absolute Darling
Gabriel Tallent
October 2017 Debut of the Month Make no mistake, this debut novel is startling and often painfully uncomfortable, yet it is a stunning, actually breathtaking piece of literature. 14 year old Turtle is strong, capable, different, she is also suffering…...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017
This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada
This Mortal Coil
Emily Suvada
November 2017 Debut of the Month With the pace and twists of a thriller, an emotional sucker-punch, the exquisite world-building of the best fantasy, and an imagined future that sci-fi fans will love, This Mortal Coil has all the ingredients...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017
Ragdoll by Daniel Cole
Ragdoll
Daniel Cole
November 2017 Debut of the Month Shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2017. A simply sensational and thrilling debut! Met police detectives William Oliver Layton-Fawkes and Emily Baxter find themselves smack bang in the middle of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Last Month's Featured Books

Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

Lily and the Octopus
Steven Rowley
October 2017 Debut of the Month This exuberant debut about living life to the full with that someone special (who might just happen to have four legs and a tail)...

False Lights by K. J. Whittaker

False Lights
K. J. Whittaker
October 2017 Debut of the Month An adult novel from the YA author Katy Moran, False Lights is a wonderfully rich and complex work of speculative fiction. Napoleon won at...

The Resurrection of Joan Ashby by Cherise Wolas

The Resurrection of Joan Ashby
Cherise Wolas
October 2017 Debut of the Month Surprising, vivid, and eloquent, this is a truly beautiful debut. Joan Ashby is a talented, award winning writer, and while marriage and family press...

The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

The History of Bees
Maja Lunde
October 2017 Debut of the Month An outstanding feat of literary fiction in which three individuals - oceans and centuries apart - are indelibly connected by their devotion to beekeeping....

The Blind by A. F. Brady

The Blind
A. F. Brady
October 2017 Debut of the Month The author is an American psychotherapist who sets her first novel in a Manhattan mental institute so bringing a large amount of authenticity to...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Last Stop Tokyo by James Buckler

Last Stop Tokyo
James Buckler
September 2017 Debut of the Month Hard to believe this is a debut for the writing is so assured, with an incredibly vivid sense of place and the characters draw...

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