The Good Sisters - Helen Phifer (pub. Carina)


1931, Mother Superior Agnes offers sanctuary to a desperate young woman fleeing for her life. Only to wake in the morning to discover a terrible fate has befallen one of the Sisters – in a room locked from the inside. Agnes can’t help but fear that she has allowed a great evil to enter the convent, […]

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Rattle - Fiona Cummins (pub. Pan Macmillan)


A serial killer to chill your bones A psychopath more frightening than Hannibal Lecter. He has planned well. He leads two lives. In one he's just like anyone else. But in the other he is the caretaker of his family's macabre museum. Now the time has come to add to his collection. He is ready to […]

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Infected - Gregg Luke (pub. Covenant Communications)


Deep in the jungles of Venezuela, mycologist Dr. Julia Fatheringham is engrossed in her study of native fungi. But what begins as a standard research trip quickly spirals into chaos when her associate’s erratic behaviour results in his horrifying death. Soon, Julia makes a startling discovery: her […]

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And Then There Was Me - Sadeqa Johnson (pub. St. Martins Press)


On Memorial Day weekend in posh Spring Lake, NJ, Bea is vacationing with her husband Lonnie and their two children. A surrogate, she is hot, bothered, and very pregnant with Lonnie’s cousin Mena’s baby. But Bea is also secretly bulimic. No one knows her secret, especially not Lonnie. Controlling […]

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Local Poet - Paul Trembling (pub. Lion Fiction)


Rob Seaton Killed a Woman. Rob doesn't know Laney Grey. But when she steps out in front of his van and dies on impact, his life will never be the same. He has to know who she was, why she chose to die, and why he had to be part of her death. To understand her, he must learn to read her poetry. To […]

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Swimming Lessons - Claire Fuller (Penguin, Fig Tree)


'Gil Coleman looked down from the window and saw his dead wife standing on the pavement below.' Gil's wife, Ingrid has been missing, presumed drowned, for twelve years. A possible sighting brings their children, Nan and Flora, home. Together they begin to confront the mystery of their mother. Is […]

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The Secret - Katerina Diamond (pub. Avon)


EVERYTHING YOU THINK YOU KNOW IS A LIE… When Bridget Reid wakes up in a locked room, terrifying memories come flooding back – of blood, pain, and desperate fear. Her captor knows things she’s never told anyone. How can she escape someone who knows all of her secrets? As DS Imogen Grey and DS Adrian […]

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The Handsworth Times - Sharon Duggall (pub. Bluemoose)


Mukesh Agarwal sits alone in the Black Eagle pub, unaware that a riot is brewing or that Billy, his youngest son, is still out on his bike...A mile away, at home in Church Street, Anila, one of the three Agarwal girls, is reading Smash Hits and listening to Radio One as she sprawls across the […]

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The Easy Way Out - Steven Amsterdam (pub. Riverrun, Quercus Books)


Evan is a nurse, a suicide assistant. His job is legal – just. He’s the one at the hospital who hands out the last drink to those who ask for it. Evan’s friends don’t know what he does during the day. His mother, Viv, doesn’t know what he’s up to at night. And his supervisor suspects there may be […]

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