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.
Two ten year-olds are accused of a terrible crime. And they refuse to speak.
Six students at an art school in 1920s Weimar play a little game where they hide something in their hand. They leave three-word clues, and the others try to guess what they are hiding. Of course, there are many other things to hide as well, and the story collects the clues to uncover what everyone is hiding.
We don't get to choose another path in real life but we have all thought about what would happen if...This is what this book is about.
Witty, well-rounded and complex but realistic.
Romantic comedy featuring a middle-aged loner whose interest is toy trains.
A highly original Victorian murder mystery, which is totally absorbing with a unique central character.
A mystery novel about identity and bad guys.
What Red Was is a novel about pleasure and pain, power and control, and ownership. It also has a fuzzy plotless plot.
A story about guilt, trust and insecurity with doses of chilling terror.
It is said that the word 'furious' came from the three Greek goddesses of vengeance. They were known as The Furies and they were the Avengers of Greek mythology: a moral avenger of anger, an avenger of jealousy and an avenger of murder.
Well - this was a stimulating and gory read.
This is a story of hope and belonging. With bees.
A dead prostitute in Victorian Edinburgh discovered by a trainee doctor. Who decides to keep quiet. Great start.
⭐Publisher featured review.
...Otherworld Legends of the Scottish King. And that is what this books gives us: legends, folklore, death, rumours, conspiracies and great stories.
A man disappears leaving his phone, wallet and keys behind. His wife is seen clearing out their bank account. Then she is accused of domestic abuse and murder. But nothing is as it seems.
A few pages in and I was ready not to like this book. Old-style thugs and wide boys, set in London in a world where the Krays were revered and has-been boxers flexed their muscles. But I was wrong.
A story of maturing relationships - in purple prose.
Two things spring to mind about this book - Snapchat and slog.
A disturbing insight into illegal arms deals, journalism and people trafficking.
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