Fiction

The Whistling by Rebecca Netley

About the book Alone in the world, Elspeth Swansome has taken the position of nanny to a family on the remote Scottish island of Skelthsea.Her charge, Mary, is a strange child. Distracted and secretive, she hasn't uttered a word since the sudden death of her twin, William - just days after their former nanny disappeared.With… Continue reading The Whistling by Rebecca Netley

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The Scarlet Dress by Louise Douglas

About the book Alice Lang was wearing her favourite scarlet dress when she disappeared twenty-five years ago, and her memory still casts a long shadow.In the long, hot summer of 1995, twenty-two-year-old Alice Lang rents a caravan on a holiday park on the outskirts of the lively holiday resort of Severn Sands. She befriends Marnie,… Continue reading The Scarlet Dress by Louise Douglas

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Diving for Pearls by Jamie O’Connell

On the face of it a playground for the rich where anything is possible, but hiding a dark underbelly of control and entrapment. A sinister and claustrophobic atmosphere quietly simmers throughout, keeping the reader enthralled. About the book A young woman's body floats in the Dubai marina. Her death alters the fates of six people,… Continue reading Diving for Pearls by Jamie O’Connell

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The Ends of the Earth by Abbie Greaves

A tender story of abandonment, loss and never giving up hope. A really emotional read. Loved it. About the Book Mary O’Connor has been keeping a vigil for her first love for the past seven years.Every evening without fail, Mary arrives at Ealing Broadway station and sets herself up among the commuters. In her hands… Continue reading The Ends of the Earth by Abbie Greaves

Fiction

The Fine Art of Invisible Detection by Robert Goddard

My thanks to Ruth Richardson of Transworld Publishers for suggesting this book for reading via Netgalley. It's absolutely brilliant! About the Book Umiko Wada has recently had quite enough excitement in her life. With her husband recently murdered and a mother who seems to want her married again before his body is cold, she just… Continue reading The Fine Art of Invisible Detection by Robert Goddard

Fiction

The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex

About the Book Cornwall, 1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entrance door is locked from the inside. The clocks have stopped. The Principal Keeper’s weather log describes a mighty storm, but the skies have been clear all week.What happened to those three men, out on the tower? The… Continue reading The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex