Published by Borough Press Synopsis: ‘What a word it is – home – a million meanings packed up in a giant handkerchief and hanging from a pole which we carry across our shoulder.’ Meet Augusta Hope, from Hedley Green, and Parfait, from Burundi: two extraordinary people who dream of escaping their very different lives. Through … Continue reading The Other Half of Augusta Hope by Joanna Glen
Published by Flame Tree Press Synopsis: Ben Shadeland and Eddie Blaze are the hottest young music composers in Hollywood. Fresh off an Oscar nomination, they've just been chosen to score a big-budget horror movie by Lee Stanley, the most demanding director in film. But Ben, the creative half of the duo, hasn't written a note … Continue reading The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz
A beautifully written novel in the final days of the last emirate of Muslim Spain. Rich in atmosphere and compelling characters.
Synopsis: Charlotte’s baby is safe. But is she? When the body of mother Charlotte Brannon is discovered by her husband Adam, in their bedroom, Detective Natalie Ward is first on the scene. The killer has left a chilling calling card: The word ‘Why?’ written on the wall in blood. As Natalie begins to delve deeper … Continue reading Audiobook: Last Lullaby by Carol Wyer, narrated by Diana Croft
Synopsis:Something stinks in Halfway, and it isn’t a rotting pumpkin. As Halloween grows closer, monsters begin emerging from the ground. Their beastly purpose is unknown to Carlie, but not to a group of tourists who have come to Halfway for the holiday. The visiting women look innocent, but bad things are happening wherever they go … Continue reading Halfway Unwrapped by Terry Maggert (Halfway Witchy #5)
Published by Honno Synopsis: Elizabeth Davis - known in Wales as Betsy Cadwaladyr - was a ladies' maid from Meirionnydd who travelled the world and gained fame as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was a dynamic character who broke free of the restrictions placed on women in Victorian times to lead a life … Continue reading Betsy Cadwaladyr: A Balaclava Nurse: An Autobiography of Elizabeth Davis
Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on.