Latest Reads: The Lamplighters Emma Stonex.

They say we’ll never know what happened to those men. They say the sea keeps its secrets… Cornwall, 1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entrance door is locked from the inside. The clocks have stopped. The Principal Keeper’s weather log describes a mighty… Continue reading

Best of the week. One to watch in 2021 Fragile Sarah Hilary.

Everything she touches breaks . . . Nell Ballard is a runaway. A former foster child with a dark secret she is desperate to keep, all Nell wants is to find a place she can belong. So when a job comes up at Starling Villas, home to the enigmatic Robin… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Night Fire Michael Connelly.

Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, but after his funeral his widow hands Bosch a murder… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Light Seekers Femi Kayode.

When Dr. Philip Taiwo is called on by a powerful Nigerian politician to investigate the public torture and murder of three university students in Port Harcourt, he has no idea that he’s about to be enveloped by a perilous case that is far from cold. Philip is not a detective…. Continue reading

Latest Reads: Dead Man In A Ditch Luke Arnold.

The name’s Fetch Phillips — what do you need? Cover a Gnome with a crossbow while he does a dodgy deal? Sure. Find out who killed Lance Niles, the big-shot businessman who just arrived in town? I’ll give it shot. Help an old-lady Elf track down her husband’s murderer? That’s… Continue reading

Pick of the week. The Long Long Afternoon Inga Vesper.

It’s the summer of 1959, and the well-trimmed lawns of Sunnylakes wilt under the California sun. At some point during the long, long afternoon Joyce Haney, a seemingly happy housewife and mother, vanishes from her home, leaving behind only two terrified young children and a bloodstain on the kitchen floor…. Continue reading

Pick of the week-All Your Little Lies Marianne Holmes.

When everything you say is a lie, can you even remember the truth? Annie lives a quiet, contained, content life. She goes to work. She meets her friend. She’s kind of in a relationship. She’s happy. Not lonely at all. If only more people could see how friendly she is — how… Continue reading

Best of the Week: Home Before Dark Riley Sagar.

What was it like? Living in that house. Maggie Holt is used to such questions. Twenty-five years ago, she and her parents, Ewan and Jess, moved into a rambling Victorian estate called Baneberry Hall. They spent three weeks there before fleeing in the dead of night, an ordeal Ewan later… Continue reading

Best of the week: The Trials Of Koli M R Carey.

Beyond the walls of Koli’s small village lies a fearsome landscape filled with choker trees, vicious beasts and shunned men. As an exile, Koli’s been forced to journey out into this mysterious, hostile world. But he heard a story, once. A story about lost London, and the mysterious tech of… Continue reading