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New fiction for March 2015

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The buried giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

The buried giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

The buried giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

The first novel in a decade from the author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go.

After the crash by Michael Bussi

After the crash by Michael Bussi

A plane crashes, leaving the sole survivor – a three-month-old baby girl. Two families – one rich, the other poor – step forward to claim her, sparking an investigation that lasts almost two decades. Bussi has been described as the French Harlan Coben.

Dancing in the dark by Karl Ove Knausgard

Dancing in the dark by Karl Ove Knausgard

In this memoir, 18-year-old Knausgaard moves to a tiny fisherman’s village north of the polar circle to work as a school teacher. Initially everything looks fine – he writes his first few short stories and finds himself accepted by the locals. However, Karl Ove’s life takes a darker turn.

Walking by night by Kate Ellis

Walking by night by Kate Ellis

A teenage girl claims to have seen a body and a mysterious nun-like figure watching her from the shadows. The are police sceptical of her story, and only Detective Inspector Joe Plantagenet is inclined to believe her. When a woman goes missing, Joe finds himself caught up in a complex investigation involving a production of The Devils at the local Playhouse. Could the play, with its shocking religious and sexual violence, have something to do with the woman’s disappearance?

Paris spring by James Naughtie

Paris spring by James Naughtie

Paris in 1968. In a city alive with talk of revolution, Will Flemyng finds himself in the thick of the action, a young spy whose first adventures behind the Iron Curtain have already given him a secret glamour. But now he gets news that threatens the closest and most complicated relationship in his life, with his younger brother.

You by Caroline Kepnes

You by Caroline Kepnes

Described as American Psycho meets Girls, this entertaining thriller is about the perils of oversharing data on social media.

The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer (eBook)

The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer

8-year-old Carmel Wakeford becomes separated from her mother and is found by a man who claims to be her estranged grandfather. As days become weeks with her new family, Carmel realises that this man believes she has a special gift.

By a Spider’s Thread by Laura Lippman (eBook)

By a Spider's Thread by Laura Lippman

Private Investigator Tess Monaghan takes on the case of a middle-class wife and mother of three who has vanished without trace and taken her young children with her. Her husband, Mark, is devastated – he thought they were happy – but Tess is left uneasy by his evident desire to control his wife. In her search, Tess uncovers explosive secrets that the family has been hiding.

Shadow of the Hangman by Edward Marston (eBook)

Shadow of the Hangman by Edward Marston

In this first instalment of the Bow Street Rivals series a riot breaks out in Dartmoor prison, enabling some American inmates to escape. The twin detectives Peter and Paul Skillen catch wind of a projected assassination but the target is unknown. Trouble ensues when a woman from the Home Office vanishes; a mysterious lady turns up at the archery shooting gallery; and Paul’s gambling addiction worsens…

Still Alice by Lisa Genova (eAudio)

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

New York Times best-selling debut novel. A Harvard psychology professor and a happily married mother is comfortable in her life, but her worst fears are confirmed when she develops the onset of Alzheimer’s.

Her Mother’s Shadow by Diane Chamberlain (eAudio)

Her Mother's Shadow by Diane Chamberlain

In the final novel of Diane Chamberlain’s Keeper trilogy, Lacey and Mackenzie O’Neill struggle to cope after they discover a devastating family secret.

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