Fiction

The Heatwave by Kate Riordan

About the Book In Provence, under a sweltering sun, Sylvie returns to the crumbling family home of La Reverie. In her hand is the letter that summoned her, and by her side is Emma, her youngest daughter. Yet every corner of the house is haunted by the spectre of Elodie, her first child. Beautiful, manipulative… Continue reading The Heatwave by Kate Riordan

Fiction

A Respectable Woman by Susanna Bavin

About the Book After losing her family in the Great War, Nell is grateful to marry Stan Hibbert, believing she can recapture a sense of family with him. But five years on, she is just another back-street housewife, making every penny do the work of tuppence and performing miracles with scrag-end. When she discovers that… Continue reading A Respectable Woman by Susanna Bavin

Fiction

The Garden of Lost Memories by Ruby Hummingbird

About the Book Just because you feel ordinary doesn’t mean you aren’t extraordinary to someone else. Sixty-two-year-old Elsie knows what she likes. Custard creams at four o’clock, jigsaw puzzles with a thousand pieces, her ivy covered, lavender-scented garden. Ten-year-old Billy would rather spend his Saturdays kicking a ball, or watching TV, or anything really, other… Continue reading The Garden of Lost Memories by Ruby Hummingbird