Latest Reads: Bury Them Deep James Oswald.

When a member of the Police Scotland team fails to clock-in for work, concern for her whereabouts is immediate… and the discovery of her burnt-out car in remote woodland to the south of Edinburgh sets off a desperate search for the missing woman. Meanwhile, DCI Tony McLean and the team… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Mother Code Carole Stivers.

It’s 2049, and the survival of the human race is at risk. Earth’s inhabitants must turn to their last resort: a plan to place genetically engineered children inside the cocoons of large-scale robots-to be incubated, birthed, and raised by machines. But there is yet one hope of preserving the human… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Silence Susan Allott.

It is 1997, and in a basement flat in Hackney Isla Green is awakened by a call in the middle of the night: her father, phoning from Sydney. 30 years ago, in the suffocating heat of summer 1967, the Greens’ next-door neighbour Mandy disappeared. At the time, it was thought… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Familiar Dark Amy Engel.

In a small town beset by poverty in the Missouri Ozarks two 12-year-old girls are found dead in the park. Their throats have been cut. Eve Taggert’s daughter was one of them. Desperate with grief, she takes it upon herself to find out the truth about what happened to her… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Guest List Lucy Foley.

On a remote island, guests gather for the wedding of the year – the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater. Old friends.Past grudges. Happy families.Hidden jealousies. Thirteen guests.One body. The wedding cake has barely been cut when one of the guests is found dead. And as a storm unleashes its fury on the… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Watching From The Dark Gytha Lodge.

Aidan Poole logs onto his laptop late at night to Skype his girlfriend, Zoe. But to his horror, he realizes she is not alone. Completely helpless, all he can do is listen to the sounds of a violent struggle. And then a chilling silence. He’s desperate to find out if… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Who We Were B M Carroll.

IT’S BEEN TWENTY YEARSBUT ALL IS NOT FORGIVEN Katy is not the shy schoolgirl she once was, and she’s looking forward to showing her classmates who she’s become. Annabel was the queen bee, but her fall from grace changed her life forever. Zach was cruel, but he thinks he’s changed…. Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Honjin Murders Seishi Yokomizo.

In the winter of 1937, the village of Okamura is abuzz with excitement over the forthcoming wedding of a son of the grand Ichiyanagi family. But amid the gossip over the approaching festivities, there is also a worrying rumour – it seems a sinister masked man has been asking questions… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Last Day Andrew Hunter Murray.

A WORLD HALF IN DARKNESS. A SECRET SHE MUST BRING TO LIGHT. 2059. The world has stopped turning.  One half suffers an endless frozen night; the other, nothing but burning sun.  Only in a slim twilit region can life survive.  In an isolationist Britain, Ellen Hopper receives a letter from… Continue reading

Latest Reads: American Midnight Tales of the Dark.

A masquerade ball cut short by a mysterious plague; a strange nocturnal ritual in the woods; a black bobcat howling in the night: these ten tales are some of the most strange and unsettling in all of American literature, filled with unforgettable imagery and simmering with tension. From Edgar Allan… Continue reading