The Proof in the Pudding – Rosemary Shrager

Published By: Constable/Little BrownPages: 336Released On: 23/02/2023 Preparing a midwinter’s feast for all hundred residents of the little Yorkshire village of Scrafton Busk is exactly the kind of challenge Prudence Bulstrode adores. A chance to show off her muffin-topped winter stew, lamb shank hotpot and Scarborough woof – and, of course, her famous figgy puddingContinue reading “The Proof in the Pudding – Rosemary Shrager”

Death Comes to Marlow – Robert Thorogood

Published By: HQPages: 384Released On: 05/01/2023 It’s been an enjoyable and murder-free time for Judith, Suzie and Becks – AKA the Marlow Murder Club – since the events of last year. The most exciting thing on the horizon is the upcoming wedding of Marlow grandee, Sir Peter Bailey, to his nurse, Jenny Page. Sir Peter is having a partyContinue reading “Death Comes to Marlow – Robert Thorogood”

A Fire Endless – Rebecca Ross

Published By: HarperCollinsPages: 512Released On: 08/12/2022 East and West. Humans and Spirits. Breccans and Tamerlaines. The Isle of Cadence has always held itself and its residents in a tenuous balance. But now Bane, the spirit of the North Wind, has pushed everyone and everything in his path off-kilter in a bid to claim dominion overContinue reading “A Fire Endless – Rebecca Ross”

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”

The Family Remains – Lisa Jewell

Published By: CenturyPages: 448Released On: 21/07/2022 London. June 2019, early morning: on the foreshore of the River Thames a bag of bones is discovered. Human bones. DI Samuel Owusu quickly sends the bag for forensic examination. the bones are those of a young woman, killed by a blow to the head many years ago. AlsoContinue reading “The Family Remains – Lisa Jewell”

The Retreat – Sarah Pearse

Published By: HQPages: 368Released On: 21/07/2022 Most are here to recharge and refresh. But someone’s here for revenge. An eco-wellness retreat has opened on an island off the English coast, promising rest and relaxation – but the island itself, known locally as Reaper’s Rock, has a dark past. Once the playground of a serial killer,Continue reading “The Retreat – Sarah Pearse”

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”

The Man Who Died Twice – Richard Osman

Published By: VikingPages: 336Date Published: 16/09/2021 It’s the following Thursday. Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. He’s made a big mistake, and he needs her help. His story involves stolen diamonds, a violent mobster, and a very real threat to his life. AsContinue reading “The Man Who Died Twice – Richard Osman”

NICK – Michael Farris Smith

Published by: No Exit PressPages: 304Date released: 25/02/2021Date read: 28/02/2021 Before Nick Carraway moved to West Egg and into Gatsby’s periphery, he was at the centre of a very different story – one taking place along the trenches and deep within the tunnels of World War I. Floundering in the wake of the destruction heContinue reading “NICK – Michael Farris Smith”