Home Stretch – Graham Norton

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 368Date released: 01/10/2020Date read: 15/10/2020 It is 1987 and a small Irish community is preparing for the wedding of two of its young inhabitants. They’re barely adults, not so long out of school and still part of the same set of friends they’ve grown up with. As the friends headContinue reading “Home Stretch – Graham Norton”

After You’d Gone – Maggie O’Farrell

Published by: Tinder Press/HachettePages: 384Date released: 11/08/2008 (original published 2000)Date read: 18/04/2021 Alice Raikes takes a train from London to Scotland to visit her family, but when she gets there she witnesses something so shocking that she insists on returning to London immediately. A few hours later, Alice is lying in a coma after anContinue reading “After You’d Gone – Maggie O’Farrell”

Girl in the Walls – A.J Gnuse

Published by: 4th EstatePages: 368Date released: 01/04/2021Date read: 12/04/2021 Eventually, every hidden thing is found Elise knew every inch of the house. She knows which boards will creak. She knows where the gaps are in the walls. She knows which parts can take her in, hide her away. It’s home, after all. The home herContinue reading “Girl in the Walls – A.J Gnuse”

Holding – Graham Norton

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 304Date released: 11/10/2016Date read: 04/01/2021 The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama, and yet its inhabitants are troubled: Sergeant P.J. Collins hasn’t always been this overweight; Brid Riordan, a mother of two, hasn’t always been an alcoholic; and elegant Evelyn Ross hasn’t always felt that her lifeContinue reading “Holding – Graham Norton”

He Said, She Said – Erin Kelly

Published by: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 416Date released: 20/04/2017Date read: 18/03/2021 Who do you believe? In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack. She and her boyfriend Kit call the police, and in that moment, it is not only the victim’s life that is changed forever. Fifteen years on, Laura andContinue reading “He Said, She Said – Erin Kelly”

The Library of the Dead (Edinburgh Nights #1) – T.L. Huchu

Published by: Tor BooksPages: 336Date released: 04/02/2021Date read: 14/03/2021 When ghosts talk, she will listen… Ropa dropped out of school to become a ghost talker – and she now speaks to Edinburgh’s dead, carrying messages to the living. A girl’s gotta earn a living, and it seems harmless enough. Until, that is, the dead whisperContinue reading “The Library of the Dead (Edinburgh Nights #1) – T.L. Huchu”

The Shape of Darkness – Laura Purcell

Published by: Raven BooksPages: 416Date released: 21/01/2021Date read: 25/01/2021 As the age of the photograph dawns in Victorian Bath, silhouette artist Agnes is struggling to keep her business afloat. Still recovering from a serious illness herself, making enough money to support her elderly mother and her orphaned nephew Cedric has never been easy, but thenContinue reading “The Shape of Darkness – Laura Purcell”

Girl A – Abigail Dean

Published by: HarperFictionPages: 336Date released: 21/01/2021Date read: 13/02/2021 Girl A,’ she said. ‘The girl who escaped. If anyone was going to make it, it was going to be you.’ Lex Gracie doesn’t want to think about her family. She doesn’t want to think about growing up in her parents’ House of Horrors. And she doesn’tContinue reading “Girl A – Abigail Dean”

The Sanatorium – Sarah Pearse

Published By: Bantam PressPages: 368Date Published: 18/02/2021Date Read: 21/02/2021 An imposing, isolated hotel, high up in the Swiss Alps, is the last place Elin Warner wants to be. But she’s taken time off from her job as a detective, so when she receives an invitation out of the blue to celebrate her estranged brother’s recentContinue reading “The Sanatorium – Sarah Pearse”

The Push – Ashley Audrain

Published by: Pamela Dorman BooksPages: 320Date released: 05/01/2021Date read: 26/01/2021 Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had. But in the thick of motherhood’s exhausting early days, Blythe becomes convinced that something is wrong with her daughter – she doesn’t behaveContinue reading “The Push – Ashley Audrain”