The Grumpus: And His Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan – Alex T. Smith

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 176Released On: 29/09/2022 Do you know about The Grumpus? And his Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan? And about the Awful Thing that happened at the North Pole on Christmas Eve? Perhaps I should tell you about it . . This heartwarming story follows the adventures of an unlikely hero as he journeysContinue reading “The Grumpus: And His Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan – Alex T. Smith”

Truly Darkly Deeply – Victoria Selman

Published By: QuercusPages: 352Released On: 07/07/2022 Twelve-year-old Sophie and her mother, Amelia-Rose, move to London from Massachusetts where they meet the charismatic Matty Melgren, who quickly becomes an intrinsic part of their lives. But as the relationship between the two adults fractures, a serial killer begins targeting young women with a striking resemblance to Amelia-Rose.Continue reading “Truly Darkly Deeply – Victoria Selman”

The Bullet That Missed – Richard Osman

Published By: VikingPages: 432Released On: 15/09/2022 It is an ordinary Thursday and things should finally be returning to normal.Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A decade-old cold case leads them to a local news legend and a murder with no body and no answers. Then a new foeContinue reading “The Bullet That Missed – Richard Osman”

The Curse of Dutch Courage – Lazza Ogden

Published By: MiradorPages: 253Released On: 28/02/2022 SEX Got your attention? Good, please read on. The year is 1999 and John Leonard daydreams of being a rock star with his indie band Dutch Courage. Can they make it big being stuck on a small record label based in Luxembourg and with a crazed kleptomaniac as a manager?Continue reading “The Curse of Dutch Courage – Lazza Ogden”

Shrines of Gaiety – Kate Atkinson

Published By: Random House/TransworldPages: 448Released On: 27/09/2022 1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, foreign dignitaries with gangsters, and girls sell dances for a shilling a time. TheContinue reading “Shrines of Gaiety – Kate Atkinson”

Keeping a Christmas Promise – Jo Thomas

Published By: Random HousePages: 368Released On: 22/09/2022 Four friendsTwenty-five years ago, Freya and her three best friends created a bucket list. The future seemed bright, full of hope and most importantly guaranteed . . .One promiseNow they are travelling to Iceland in memory of the friend they’ve lost, determined to fulfil her dream of seeingContinue reading “Keeping a Christmas Promise – Jo Thomas”

Marple: Twelve New Stories – Various Authors

Published By: HarperCollinsPages: 384Released On: 15/09/2022 This collection of twelve original short stories, all featuring Jane Marple, will introduce the character to a whole new generation. Each author reimagines Agatha Christie’s Marple through their own unique perspective while staying true to the hallmarks of a traditional mystery. · Naomi Alderman· Leigh Bardugo· Alyssa Cole· LucyContinue reading “Marple: Twelve New Stories – Various Authors”

All The Broken Places – John Boyne

Published By: Random House/DoubledayPages: 384Released On: 15/09/2022 1946. Three years after a cataclysmic event which tore their lives apart, a mother and daughter flee Poland for Paris, shame, and fear at their heels, not knowing how hard it is to escape your past. Nearly eighty years later, Gretel Fernsby lives a life that is aContinue reading “All The Broken Places – John Boyne”

What Remains – Rupert Callender

Published By: Chelsea GreenPages: 336Released On: 15/09/2022 When he became an undertaker, Rupert Callender undertook to deal with the dead for the sake of the living. What Remains? is the brilliant, unforgettable story of the life and work of the world’s first punk undertaker – but it is also a book about ordinary, everyday humanityContinue reading “What Remains – Rupert Callender”

Christmas Miracles at Hedgehog Hollow – Jessica Redland

Published By: BoldwoodPages: 405Released On: 06/09/2022 It should be the most wonderful time of the year for Samantha and Josh as they prepare for the arrival of their first baby. But life at Hedgehog Hollow rarely goes to plan and the pair are faced with adversaries, old and new, and unexpected challenges to overcome. Fizz’sContinue reading “Christmas Miracles at Hedgehog Hollow – Jessica Redland”