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The Hothouse by the East River by Muriel Spark, Ian Rankin
The Hothouse by the East River
Muriel Spark, Ian Rankin
‘As early as 1965, Muriel Spark had a title in mind for a new book. That title was Hothouse East River. The novel itself, however, would not appear until 1973, much changed from its original incarnation, as Spark herself would...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2018
Not to Disturb by Muriel Spark, Prof. Dan Gunn
Not to Disturb
Muriel Spark, Prof. Dan Gunn
‘One of the chief worries besetting any author of an introduction to a novel is that of letting the cat out of the bag… From its opening pages, through the utterances of its protagonist, the butler Lister, Not to Disturb...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2018
I Still Dream by James Smythe
I Still Dream
James Smythe
What happens when all the personal information held by tech companies is no longer private? What happens when this code of ethics is broken? When everyone in your world - in the world – can know all your secrets? This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018
The One Who Wrote Destiny by Nikesh Shukla
The One Who Wrote Destiny
Nikesh Shukla
A wonderfully provocative and emotionally beautiful read, where for one family, whether or not destiny exists becomes incredibly significant. We see snapshots in time, of compelling and expressive moments for Mukesh, Neha, Rakesh and Ba. Set in different time frames,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018
Ill Will by Michael Stewart
Ill Will
Michael Stewart
I am William Lee: brute; liar, and graveside thief. But you will know me by another name.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018
The Cows by Dawn O'Porter
The Cows
Dawn O'Porter
Oh my word, this is an eyebrow raising, mouth openingly good read. A contemporary tale about three women, muddling and battling their way through this world as best they can. Emotional growing pains can occur at any age, life doesn't...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018
Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig
Miss Burma
Charmaine Craig
Powerful, sweeping and elegantly composed, this compelling novel takes in Burma’s history from the 1940s to the 1960s and draws on the author’s personal history to remarkable effect. When Benny settles in Ragoon, part of the British Empire, he falls...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018
The Public Image by Muriel Spark
The Public Image
Muriel Spark
‘Annabel Christopher, an English actress of the 1960s, is described to us by everybody: her husband, their friends, neighbours, directors, film buffs, reporters and, repeatedly, by Spark herself, who circles ever closer to her prey… Spark doesn’t ignore the difficulties...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2018
The Driver's Seat by Muriel Spark
The Driver's Seat
Muriel Spark
‘She wrote The Driver’s Seat in under eight weeks in 1969. Trips away from her desk in Rome were mainly for shopping… I mean, what is shopping, what is a purchase, if not a more or less intense moment of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2018
Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Peculiar Ground
Lucy Hughes-Hallett
A huge book both in scope and length, it begins with the journals of a landscape gardener building a great park in 1663 then moves to 1961 and follows the lives of a large group of friends and extended...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018
Sal by Mick Kitson
Mick Kitson
Just gorgeous… this is an emotional and quite, quite beautiful read. After a particularly traumatic time at home, 13 year old Sal and her younger sister Peppa escape into the wilds of Scotland. Sal has spent a long time preparing,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2018
When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife by Meena Kandasamy
When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife
Meena Kandasamy
Set in modern India, this remarkable novel lays bare potent – and harrowing – universal truths about toxic masculinity and the physical and psychological abuse of women that’s often silenced, ignored or unnoticed. “I am the woman who asked for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018
Oliver Loving by Stefan Merrill Block
Oliver Loving
Stefan Merrill Block
Oh, what a truly beautiful read this is, though do prepare for your heart to ache, weep, and possibly even break. For the last ten years, Oliver Loving has been lying in a hospital bed, paralysed and non-communicative, is he...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2018
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Jeff VanderMeer
I am an absolute sucker both for quest-through-the-wilderness tales, and for post-apocalyptic landscapes. Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation delivers both, in creepily brilliant and utterly unforgettable style. Narrated by an unnamed female biologist, it tells of a scientific expedition - the latest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018
The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova
The Shadow Land
Elizabeth Kostova
This is a beautifully crafted novel. Those familiar with Kostova’s writing will be delighted to know that her beautiful, descriptive prose has yet again created a masterful novel that will hold you entranced throughout as you immerse yourself into this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018
The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo
The Light We Lost
Jill Santopolo
My goodness me did these two have a passion, a chemistry that burned so bright it was painful to behold. They, Lucy and Gabe, met on 11 September 2001 in New York as the world changed and so did their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018
The Frozen Woman by Jon Michelet, Don Bartlett
The Frozen Woman
Jon Michelet, Don Bartlett
Vilhelm Thygesen is a prominent left-wing lawyer and former cop, with a ponytail that “makes him look like an old hippie”, and a world-weary persona. When a frozen body is discovered in the garden of his large property, Vilhelm is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018
Coming Home by Fern Britton
Coming Home
Fern Britton
Just gorgeous. I do love a feel-good read, add biting realism and aching intensity, and you have a winner in your hands. Ella and Henry have a deep and loving connection to Cornwall, when their grandmother dies the past throws...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018
A Secret Garden by Katie Fforde
A Secret Garden
Katie Fforde
February 2018 Book of the Month. Another joyful hug of a read from Katie Fforde, what more could you want, than to settle down with her latest book! Philly, Lorna and Anthea, all wonderful ladies, in various stages of their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018
The Mandelbaum Gate by Muriel Spark
The Mandelbaum Gate
Muriel Spark
‘It is clear that the novel was meant by Spark to be different from those she had previously written… For one thing it was considerably longer than the earlier books; for another it seemed to consist of a much more...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018
The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
The Girls of Slender Means
Muriel Spark
‘There is a palpable sense as The Girls of Slender Means opens of the curtain rising, catching people in mid-conversation, in half-spoken sentences, and banal acts that, ordinary though they seem, prove to be telling. A slender novel it might...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Muriel Spark
‘By 1960, Spark was a novelist of some renown. But it was her next novel, her sixth, which would make her famous and well off enough to determine where and how she wanted to live, and the books she would...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018
The Bachelors by Muriel Spark
The Bachelors
Muriel Spark
‘[The Bachelors] appeared at a time when, in the words of her biographer Martin Stannard, she ‘sensed the possibility of a radical change in the direction of her career – towards the theatre’… The theatrical infatuation cooled down, but The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018
We Own The Sky by Luke Allnutt
We Own The Sky
Luke Allnutt
February 2018 MEGA Debut of the Month This tender tale of tragic loss, deep love and profound desperation is contemporary fiction at its best - a monumentally memorable debut that is at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018
The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney
The Blood Miracles
Lisa McInerney
The second novel from the author of the Baileys Prize-winning The Glorious Heresies
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018
Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
Frankenstein in Baghdad
Ahmed Saadawi
A prize-winning horror novel from war-torn Iraq. An extraordinary achievement, Frankenstein in Baghdad captures with white-knuckle horror and black humour the surreal reality of a city at war.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018
The Late Show by Michael Connelly
The Late Show
Michael Connelly

Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Debut Bestseller and Costa First Novel Book Award Winner 2017 by Gail Honeyman
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Debut Bestseller and Costa First Novel Book Award Winner 2017
Gail Honeyman
The Sunday Times bestseller Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon `Funny, touching and unpredictable' Jojo Moyes Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018
A New Map of Love by Abi Oliver
A New Map of Love
Abi Oliver
An entertaining and charmingly poignant portrait of a provincial widower’s burgeoning new life following the death of his wife. It’s 1964, and 57 year-old antiques dealer George has lost his wife after they’ve lived a contented sort of life for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018
Fear by Dirk Kurbjuweit
Dirk Kurbjuweit
Revenge is a dish best served cold. Fear is a brilliant debut, a menacing tale of a family’s chilling journey, of a man’s best attempts to protect his loved ones. When all else fails, he takes things into his own...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018
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