Book of the month

Book of the month

British Crime Book of the month – November

Denzil Meyrick – Whisky from Small Glasses (A D.C.I. Daley Thriller) is our british crime book of the month for November. DCI Jim Daley is sent from the city to investigate a murder after the body of a woman is washed up on an idyllic beach on the West Coast of Scotland. Far away from urban resources, he finds himself a stranger in a close-knit community. Love, betrayal, fear and death stalk the small town, as Daley investigates a case that becomes more deadly than he could possibly imagine, in this compelling Scottish crime novel infused with intrigue and dark humour.

Book of the month for November

Helen Oyeyemi – Boy, Snow, Bird is our book of the month for November. A retelling of the Snow White myth, Boy, Snow, Bird is a deeply moving novel about three women and an unbreakable bond.

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.
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