Almost gothic, the house by the lake should be tranquil and picturesque, but it isn't.
A boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash. Why him? Is he 'the chosen one' like Harry Potter?
A unusual and clever psychological study where the protagonist is also the antagonist. But does he realise this?
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When the in-laws outstay their welcome. A simple story, simply told. A nightmare.
The Historian is an elegant masterpiece, mixing folklore with history, gothic terror and classic literature.
The 27th book about psychologist and detective Alex Cross. About time I had a look.
A haunting story of life and death, beginnings and endings, and a unique landscape.
A gothic ghost story set during the First World War.
Spooky, gothic, atmospheric.
A woman goes through a break-up via the shopping list pinned to her fridge. Unusual concept.
Imagine you could go back in time but had to return before your coffee gets cold. Fascinating concept.
A disturbing story about unknown victims of war.
By using a quote from Shakespeare's The Tempest, this classic novel shows how the 'Brave New World' isn't so new or brave after all.
A quick beach read about a journalist torn between two men.
I remember a gate in Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, that opened to nowhere but a sheer drop down a cliff and a path that led the same way. These are the childhood memories I have about the location where this book is set.
Time, history, perception and the recreation of the Beatles' Abbey Road photograph,
Or - The Children's Crusade - a Duty-Dance With Death. Which explains it all really.
A story of conspiracy during the Medieval period and the Plantagenet family.
A collection of love stories that cross age, religion, race and sexuality - and how to prevent secrets from destroying them.
A unique hero American cop trying to catch a terrorist assassin in snowy New York.
A complex, twisted story, cleverly written, well paced and an enthralling read.
Imagine a world where humans are bred like cattle, but in a spa.
In the time of the American Civil Rights Movement, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King and a new boxer called Cassius Clay, a wholesome teenage boy is sent to a school to advance his academic and moral education. It almost destroyed him.
A case of not judging people at face value. Even if it is a beautiful face.
A modern perspective on a murder mystery.
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