Book of the month

Book of the month

British Crime Book of the month – February

Suzette A. Hill – A Little Murder is our British Crime book of the month for February.   London, early 1950s. Marcia Beasley of St John's Wood is discovered dead in her home, naked and covered with a coal scuttle… A host of colourful and comic characters leap from the pages in their hurry to identify the murderer, unravel the mystery of Marcia's life, and discover the importance of all that coal.

Book of the month – February

Karen Campbell – This is Where I Am is our book of the month for February. A tender and eye-opening novel about loss and survival, and an unlikely friendship between a Glaswegian widow and a Somali asylum seeker.

Book of the month – January

G. Willow Wilson – Alif the Unseen is our book of the month for January. Alif the Unseen is a stunning and propulsive debut novel in which a young Arab hacker is caught up in an adventure for the ages…

British Crime Book of the month – January

Sian Busby – A Commonplace Killing is our British Crime book of the month for January. A murder story set in London in 1946, which gradually peels away the veneer of stoicism and respectibility to reveal the dark truths at the heart of post-war austerity Britain.

British Crime Book of the month – December

Emily Winslow – The Whole World is our British Crime book of the month for December.   Polly and Liv are American students at Cambridge University. Both strangers to their new home, both survivors of past mistakes, they quickly become friends and find a common interest in Nick, a handsome, charming and seemingly guileless graduate student. But a betrayal, followed by Nick's inexplicable disappearance, brings long-buried histories to the surface.

Book of the month – December

Charles Todd – The Walnut Tree is our book of the month for November. The critically acclaimed creator of the Inspector Ian Rutledge and battlefield nurse Bess Crawford mystery series, Charles Todd now offers readers a bittersweet love story and romantic mystery that unfolds at Christmas during the dangerous opening days of World War I. The Walnut Tree is an unforgettable story of a woman who puts herself in the line of fire for the sake of wounded soldiers and falls deeply in love with a man who may be forbidden to her. 

British Crime Book of the month – November

Robert Ryan – Dead Man's Land is our British Crime book of the month for November. Deep in the trenches of Flanders Fields, men are dying in their thousands every day. So one more death shouldn't be a surprise. But then a body turns up with bizarre injuries…

Book of the month – November

Anton Disclafani – Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls  is our book of the month for November. Thea Atwell is fifteen years old in 1930, when, following a scandal for which she has been held responsible, she is 'exiled' from her wealthy and isolated Florida family to a debutante boarding school in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina…

British Crime Book of the month – October

Sara Sheridan – Brighton Belle (Mirabelle Bevan #1) is our British Crime book of the month for October.   1951. Brighton. With the excitement of the war over and the Nazis brought to justice at Nuremberg, Mirabelle Bevan (retired Secret Service) thinks her skills are no longer required.

Book of the month – October

Amity Gaige – Schroder is our book of the month for October. From a correctional facility where he awaits news of his trial, Erik Schroder writes to his estranged wife about the seven day road trip he took with their daughter, Meadow ...
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