Violeta – Isabel Allende

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 336Released On: 25/01/2022 Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family of five boisterous sons. From the start, her life will be marked by extraordinary events, for the ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish Flu arrivesContinue reading “Violeta – Isabel Allende”

The Christie Affair – Nina De Gramont

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 368Released On: 20/01/2022 In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days. Only I know the truth of her disappearance.I’m no Hercule Poirot.I’m her husband’s mistress. Agatha Christie’s world is one of glamorous society parties, country house weekends, and growing literary fame. Nan O’Dea’s world is something very different. Her attempts toContinue reading “The Christie Affair – Nina De Gramont”

Send Nudes – Saba Sams

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 224Released On: 20/01/2022 In ten dazzling stories, Saba Sams dives into the world of girlhood and immerses us in its contradictions and complexities: growing up too quickly, yet not quickly enough; taking possession of what one can, while being taken possession of; succumbing to societal pressure but also orchestrating that pressure. theseContinue reading “Send Nudes – Saba Sams”

The Key In The Lock – Beth Underdown

Published By: PenguinPages: 304Released On: 27/01/2022 By day, Ivy Boscawen mourns the loss of her son Tim in the Great War. But by night she mourns another boy – one whose death decades ago haunts her still. For Ivy is sure that there is more to what happened all those years ago: the fire atContinue reading “The Key In The Lock – Beth Underdown”

The Twyford Code – Janice Hallett

Published By: ViperPages: 384Released On: 13/01/2022 Forty years ago, Steven Smith found a copy of a famous children’s book, its margins full of strange markings and annotations. He took it to his remedial English teacher, Miss Isles, who became convinced it was the key to solving a puzzle. That a message in secret code ranContinue reading “The Twyford Code – Janice Hallett”

Filmquake – Ian Haydn Smith

Published By: QuartoPages: 208Released On: 04/01/2022 FilmQuake introduces 50 movies that shook the cinematic world, telling the fascinating stories behind their creation, reception and legacy. From unbelievable developments kn technology (Citizen Kane 1941) to feminist triumphs (Wanda 1970); films that kickstarted New Queer Cinema (Paris is Burning 1990) to others that challenged laemakers (A ShortContinue reading “Filmquake – Ian Haydn Smith”

Wishing Under a Starlit Skye – Lisa Hobman

Published By: BoldwoodPages: 339Released On: 13/01/2022 Glentorrin bakery owner, and lone parent, Caitlin Fraser, is single and finally ready to mingle. With her daughter, Grace, about to become a teenager, and her friends all settling down, Caitlin decides she deserves a shot at happiness too. Resisting the pull of dating apps, Caitlin embarks upon aContinue reading “Wishing Under a Starlit Skye – Lisa Hobman”

Write It All Down – Cathy Rentzenbrink

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 240Released On: 06/01/2022 Why do we write and what stops us? How does the urge to express ourselves fight with the worry that no one will care or that we will get in trouble? How do we identify and overcome everything that gets in our way so we can start makingContinue reading “Write It All Down – Cathy Rentzenbrink”

Hare House – Sally Hinchcliffe

Published By: MantlePages: 320Released On: 06/01/2022 In the first brisk days of autumn, a woman arrives in Scotland having left her job at an all-girls school in London in mysterious circumstances. Moving into a cottage on the remote estate of Hare House, she begins to explore her new home – a patchwork of hills, moorlandContinue reading “Hare House – Sally Hinchcliffe”

Where the Shadows Beckon: The Blood of Eith #1 – Gillian Grant

Released On: 04/01/2022 As a hunter, Evren Hanali of Orenlion has probably seen it all and done even more, even though she likes to fade into the background. She prefers a solitary existence, doing the jobs she’s commissioned for an not much else. But fate has other plans. It seems she has a destiny –Continue reading “Where the Shadows Beckon: The Blood of Eith #1 – Gillian Grant”