Dr Jeremy Cook is an academic who pieces together the life of Alice Salmon, whose death creates a media frenzy. He does not know how deep his search will take him, or the shocking nature of what he will uncover. There is a real buzz around this title – it could be the next Gone Girl.
Clemency Smithson was adopted as a baby and the only connection she has to her birth mother is a cardboard box hand-decorated with butterflies. Moving to her birthplace, Brighton, when she is an adult, she meets someone who knows all about her butterfly box and what happened to her birth parents.
Commissario Brunetti investigates the case of a fanatical fan stalking an opera star.
Ailsa moves her family to Norfolk for a fresh new start. However, when her teenage daughter Romy falls for the boy next door, a dark secret is uncovered.
Olav meets the woman of his dreams. However, she’s his boss’s wife and Olav has just been hired to kill her.
These short stories offer glimpses into strangers’ lives, about normal people teetering on a crisis point.
The Winter Guest by Pam Jenoff (eBook)
Historical World War Two fiction set in Poland, covering sisters Helena and Ruth Nowak. When Helena discovers a Jewish Allied paratrooper wounded but alive, she risks the safety of family to hide him. As her feelings for the solider grow deeper, she finds her loyalties torn.
Dark and thrilling reimagining of a fairy tale.
The Kindness by Polly Samson (eBook)
Explores a deception that comes wrapped as a gift, asking if we can ever truly trust another.