Book of the month

Book of the month

Book of the month for October

Patrick Gale – A Place Called Winter is our book of the month for October. Beginning in the 1900s, based on a true story in Patrick Gale's own family history. Shy gentleman of leisure Harry Cane is drawn into marrying Winnie, and ends up having to forsake the land and people he loves for a harsh new life in Canada.

British Crime Book of the month – October

Anthony Quinn – Curtain Call is our british crime book of the month for October. On a sultry afternoon in the summer of 1936 a woman accidentally interrupts an attempted murder in a London hotel room. Nina Land, a West End actress, faces a dilemma, she's not supposed to be at the hotel in the first place, and certainly not with a married man.

British Crime Book of the month – September

Calcutta, 1837. Young Ensign William Avery is tasked by his employers - the East India Company - to track down disgraced agent Xavier Mountstuart, lost to the jungle. Forced to take with him dissolute, disillusioned, errant genius ex-officer Jeremiah Blake, Avery is sure their mission is doomed.

Book of the month for September

Essbaum. Anna was a good wife, mostly …Anna Benz lives in comfort and affluence with her husband and three young children in Dietlikon, a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Anna, an American expat, has chosen this life far from home; but, despite its tranquility and order, inside she is falling apart.

British Crime Book of the month – August

Quintin Jardine – Mathew's Tale is our british crime book of the month for August.

Book of the month for August

Roxanne Gay – Untamed State is our book of the month for August.

British Crime Book of the month – July

Claire Mackintosh – I Let You Go is our british crime book of the month for July.  A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn't have prevented it. Could she? In a split second, Jenna Gray's world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate to escape, Jenna moves to a remote cottage on the Welsh coast, but she is haunted by her fears, her grief and her memories of a cruel November night that changed her life forever. Slowly, Jenna begins to glimpse the potential for happiness in her future. But her past is about to catch up with her, and the consequences will be devastating …

Book of the month for July

Peter Nichols – The Rocks is our book of the month for June. Three generations, two families and the dangerous delights of a Mediterranean island, The Rocks is a bittersweet chronicle of unresolved feuds. Darkly comic.

British Crime Book of the month – June

Frances Brody – Death of an Avid Reader (Kate Shackleton Mysteries #6) is our british crime book of the month for June. Kate Shackleton's sterling reputation for courageous sleuthing attracts the attention of the venerable Lady Coulton. Hidden in her past is a daughter, born out of wedlock and given up to a different family. Now, Lady Coulton is determined to find her and puts Kate on the case, but as Kate delves deeper into Lady Coulton's past, she soon finds herself thrust into a scandal much closer to home.

Book of the month for June

Judy Chicurel – If I Knew You Were Going To Be This Beautiful, I Never Would Have Let You Go is our book of the month for June. It is the summer of 1972, and Katie has just turned eighteen. Katie and her town, Elephant Beach, are both on the verge: Katie of adulthood, and Elephant Beach of gentrification. But not yet: Elephant Beach is still gritty, working-class, close-knit. And Katie spends her time smoking and drinking with her friends, dreaming about a boy just back from Vietnam who's still fighting a battle Katie can't understand.
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