Latest Reads: Son of the Storm Suyi Davies Okungbowa.

In the thriving city of Bassa, Danso is a clever but disillusioned scholar who longs for a life beyond the rigid family and political obligations expected of the city’s elite. A way out presents itself when Lilong, a skin-changing warrior, shows up wounded in his barn. She comes from the… Continue reading

Ones to Watch in 2021: Ariadne Jennifer Saint.

As Princesses of Crete and daughters of the fearsome King Minos, Ariadne and her sister Phaedra grow up hearing the hoofbeats and bellows of the Minotaur echo from the Labyrinth beneath the palace. The Minotaur – Minos’s greatest shame and Ariadne’s brother – demands blood every year. When Theseus, Prince… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Every Vow You Break Peter Swanson.

After a whirlwind, fairytale romance, Abigail Baskin marries freshly-minted Silicon Valley millionaire Bruce Lamb. For their honeymoon, he whisks her away to an exclusive retreat at a friend’s resort off the Maine coast on Heart Pond Island. But once there, Abigail’s perfect new life threatens to crash down around her… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Castaways Lucy Clarke.

It should be like any other holiday. Beautiful beaches.Golden sunsets.Nothing for miles. You’ll never want to leave.Until you can’t… Another brilliantly immersive novel from Lucy Clarke, a tense and emotional psychological thriller featuring a missing plane, a deserted island and an emotive compelling sibling relationship at the heart of it…. Continue reading

Latest Reads: When The Stars Go Dark Paula Mclain.

A detective hiding away from the world. A disappearance that reaches into her past. Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective living in San Francisco. When unspeakable tragedy strikes, she turns to the Californian village of Mendocino to grieve. Seeking comfort in the chocolate-box village she grew up in,… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Cold Vanish Jon Billman.

These are the stories that defy conventional logic. The proverbial vanished without a trace incidences, which happen a lot more (and a lot closer to your backyard) than almost anyone thinks. These are the missing whose situations are the hardest on loved ones left behind.  The Cold Vanish is an… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Divines Ellie Eaton.

I am Divine.My mother was Divine and her mother before that, which isn’t uncommon.Although that was at a time when being Divine meant something . . . The girls of elite English boarding school, St. John the Divine, were notorious for flipping their hair, harassing teachers, chasing boys and chain-smoking… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Truants Kate Weinberg.

People disappear when they most want to be seen.  Jess Walker, middle child of a middle class family, has perfected the art of vanishing in plain sight. But when she arrives at a concrete university campus under flat, grey, East Anglian skies, her world flares with colour. Drawn into a… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Pretenders Agatha Zaza.

‘I’m perfectly happy lying to myself…If it means getting to stay with you.’ Jasper is ready to surprise his brother; Holly is ready to celebrate their engagement. Anne tags along for fear of missing out, and John might just be going for another drink. But Edmund and Ovidia had other… Continue reading

Latest reads Passenger 23 Sebastian Fitzek.

Five years ago Martin Schwarz, a police psychologist, lost his wife and son. They were holidaying on a cruise ship when they simply vanished. A lackluster investigation was unable to shed any light on what happened—murder-suicide being the coroner’s verdict. It is a verdict that has haunted Martin ever since, blighting… Continue reading