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New fiction for February 2016

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The woman in blue by Elly Griffiths

The woman in blue by Elly Griffiths

The woman in blue by Elly Griffiths

Ruth Galloway, Forensic Archaeologist returns. When a young woman is murdered in Walsingham, Nelson and Ruth get involved in a case which takes in a clinic for drug addictions, a poison pen letter campaign against women priests, and the religious and mythical history of Walsingham.

Death of a nurse by M C Beaton

Death of a nurse by M C Beaton

Lochdubh’s much loved policeman Hamish Macbeth returns for his 31st mystery. A beautiful private nurse is murdered and Hamish must find out who the murderer is, and why, before they can strike again.

Gold fame citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins

Gold fame citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins

Much-anticipated first novel from the author of the acclaimed short story collection Battleborn. Already published in the US, Gold Fame Citrus has been named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle and Huffington Post.

The narrow bed by Sophie Hannah

The narrow bed by Sophie Hannah

The queen of psychological crime Sophie Hannah returns with a chilling new Culver Valley crime novel. A serial killer is murdering pairs of best friends, one by one. Before they die, each victim is given a small white book. Stand-up comedian Kim Tribbeck has one of the peculiar little books. A stranger gave it to her at a gig she did a year ago. Was he the killer, and if so, why would he want to kill her?

The house on Bellevue Gardens by Rachel Hore

The house on Bellevue Gardens by Rachel Hore

Stef, Rosa and Rick are in need of a refuge. They find it at 11 Bellevue Gardens, the shabbiest house of a smart white-painted Georgian terrace in North London. Can their host Leonie, as she helps them find their way sort out her own problems?

First response by Stephen Leather

First response by Stephen Leather

Nine men in suicide vests hold hostages in nine different locations in London Their mission: to force the government to release jihadist prisoners from Belmarsh Prison. Their deadline: 6pm today. Mo Kamran is the Superintendent in charge of the Special Crime and Operations branch of the Met. As the disaster unfolds and the SAS, armed police, and other emergency services rush to the scenes, he is tasked with preventing the biggest terrorist outrage the capital has ever known.

The girl who came back by Susan Lewis

The girl who came back by Susan Lewis

When Jules Bright hears that Amelia Quentin is being released from prison she is forced to revisit the life she had before Amelia shattered it completely.

The high mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

The high mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

From the author of the Booker Prize winning Life of Pi comes the story of a quest for a lost relic. This novel takes us from Africa in the 1600s through Portugal at the turn of the last century to contemporary North America.

Cometh the hour by Jeffrey Archer

Cometh the hour by Jeffrey Archer

Penultimate book in The Clifton Chronicles. Harry Clifton remains determined to get Anatoly Babakov released from a gulag in Siberia. Harry’s wife, Emma, convinces her new friend Margaret Thatcher to raise the subject with the Russian president when she visits Moscow. But then something unexpected happens that none of them could have anticipated.

The stopped heart by Julie Myerson

The stopped heart by Julie Myerson

A beautifully written, yet chilling, novel of psychological suspense explores the tragedies, past and present haunting a Suffolk country cottage. This is one you will not be able to put down.

Brandon King

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