Clytemnestra – Costanza Casati

Published By: Michael JosephPages: 480Released On: 02/03/2023 Mother. Monarch. Murderer. Magnificent. You are born to a king, but marry a tyrant. You stand helplessly as he sacrifices your child to placate the gods. You watch him wage war on a foreign shore and comfort yourself with violent thoughts of your own. You play the part,Continue reading “Clytemnestra – Costanza Casati”

Dear Dolly – Dolly Alderton

Published By: Penguin Fig TreePages: 240Released On: 27/10/2022 Since early 2020, Dolly Alderton has been sharing her wisdom, warmth and wit with the countless people who have written in to her Dear Dolly agony aunt column in The Sunday Times Style. Their questions range from the painfully – and sometimes hilariously – relatable to the occasionally bizarre. They includeContinue reading “Dear Dolly – Dolly Alderton”

Eliot’s Book of Bookish Lists – Henry Eliot

Published By: PenguinPages: 160Released On: 06/10/2022 Who had birds called Death, Wigs and Spinach? How do you spell the noise of a door slamming? Whose working title was The Chronic Argonauts? Henry Eliot – author, editor and insatiable bookworm – has ransacked the libraries and archives of world literature, compiling hundreds of bookish lists. This eclecticContinue reading “Eliot’s Book of Bookish Lists – Henry Eliot”

And Finally – Henry Marsh

Published By: Penguin Random HousePages: 240Released On: 01/09/2022 As a retired brain surgeon, Henry Marsh thought he understood illness, but he was unprepared for the impact of his diagnosis of advanced cancer. And Finally explores what happens when someone who has spent a lifetime on the frontline of life and death finds himself contemplating what mightContinue reading “And Finally – Henry Marsh”

The Hollow Sea – Annie Kirby

Published By: Penguin Michael JosephPages: 384Released On: 18/08/2022 When Scottie Bains realises that she may never become a mother, she makes the heart-breaking decision to flee to the remote North Atlantic archipelago of St Hia. Lashed by storms and far from the mainland, the islands are dangerous. Many have been lost to the ferocious tidesContinue reading “The Hollow Sea – Annie Kirby”

The Family Upstairs – Lisa Jewell

Published By: PenguinPages: 480Released On: 12/12/2019 In a large house in London’s fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note.  They’ve been dead for severalContinue reading “The Family Upstairs – Lisa Jewell”

Just Got Real – Jane Fallon

Published By: Michael JosephPages: 400Released On: 23/06/2022 When happily divorced Joni is reluctantly talked into joining a dating app, she is surprised to quickly hit it off with Ant. Phone calls and texts soon evolve into a plan to meet up. Which is a problem, as Joni’s profile picture is of someone else. Joni daren’tContinue reading “Just Got Real – Jane Fallon”

Meredith, Alone – Claire Alexander

Published By: Michael JosephPages: 400Released On: 09/06/2022 Meredith Maggs hasn’t left her house in 1,214 days. But she insists she isn’t alone. She has her cat, Fred. Her friend Sadie visits when she can. There’s her online support group, StrengthInNumbers. She has her jigsaws, favourite recipes, her beloved Emily Dickinson, the internet, the Tesco deliveryContinue reading “Meredith, Alone – Claire Alexander”

Duckling – Eve Ainsworth

Published By: PenguinPages: 381Released On: 26/05/2022 Lucy’s life is small, but safe. She’s got a good routine. But all that’s about to change. When Lucy’s neighbour asks her to look after her little girl for a couple of hours – and then doesn’t come back – Lucy is suddenly responsible for someone other than herself.Continue reading “Duckling – Eve Ainsworth”

Little Sister – Gytha Lodge

Published By: Penguin Michael JosephPages: 407Released On: 28/04/2022 Two sisters went missing. Only one of them came back… Detective Jonah Sheens is enjoying a moment of peace and quiet, when a teenage girl wanders out of the woods. She’s striking, with flame-red hair and a pale complexion. She’s also covered in blood. Jonah quickly discoveredContinue reading “Little Sister – Gytha Lodge”