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This Month's Featured Books

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 this thriller. Samantha, Sam, the golden girl is the obvious...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017
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. This is speculative fiction at its smartest, and comes with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017
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 pause in the story of her career, words demand access...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017
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 Waterloo and went on to conquer England where now the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017
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) races through a riotous rainbow of emotions, and will delight...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017
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
Ragdoll by Daniel Cole
Ragdoll
Daniel Cole
October 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

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...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Be Frank with Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Be Frank with Me
Julia Claiborne Johnson
August 2017 Debut of the Month Meet Frank - he isn't like other kids. Intrepid explorer, sartorial connoisseur; he's as strange as he is brilliant. But Frank discovers the hard...

The People at Number 9 by Felicity Everett

Reader Reviewed The People at Number 9
Felicity Everett
September 2017 Debut of the Month Solid, surburban couple with two boys at the local school have their safe, perhaps a little monotonous, life disrupted by the arrival of an...

Say My Name by Allegra Huston

Say My Name
Allegra Huston
August 2017 Debut of the Month As it dances across thoughts and emotions, ‘Say My Name’ proves to be a beautiful, thoughtful, and seductive read. Eve is 48, her life...

Give Me the Child by Melanie McGrath

Reader Reviewed Give Me the Child
Melanie McGrath
August 2017 Debut of the Month A provocative tale that creeps over skin and worms its way into thoughts. A knock at the door one night reveals Cat’s husband has...

The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Reader Reviewed The Unquiet Dead
Ausma Zehanat Khan
August 2017 Debut of the Month Provocative and stimulating, this debut crime thriller set in Canada, slams with impact. Two detectives begin an investigation into the death of a man...

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