Latest Reads: A Stranger In My Grave Margaret Millar.

A nightmare is haunting Daisy Harker. Night after night she walks a strange cemetery in her dreams, until she comes to a grave that stops her in her tracks. It’s Daisy’s own, and according to the dates on the gravestone she’s been dead for four years.  What can this nightmare… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Silver Chris Hammer.

For half a lifetime, journalist Martin Scarsden has run from his past. But now there is no escaping. He’d vowed never to return to his hometown, Port Silver, and its traumatic memories. But now his new partner, Mandy Blonde, has inherited an old house in the seaside town and Martin… Continue reading

Latest Reads: One to watch in 2020.The Temple House Vanishing Rachel Donohue.

Twenty-five years ago, a sixteen-year-old schoolgirl and her charismatic teacher disappeared without trace… In an elite Catholic girls’ boarding-school the pupils live under the repressive, watchful gaze of the nuns. Seeking to break from the cloistered atmosphere two of the students – Louisa and Victoria – quickly become infatuated with… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Family Upstairs Lisa Jewell.

In a large house in London’s fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up.  In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note.  They’ve been dead for several days…. Continue reading

Latest Reads: Ones to Watch in 2020. Long Bright River Liz Moore

Some police look the other way when a sex worker is murdered. But Mickey can’t – because her sister could be next. If you’re looking for drugs or sex in Philadelphia, Kensington Ave is the place to go. Police officer Mickey Fitzpatrick has been working the 24th District for years. She knows most of… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Ten Thousand Doors of January Alix E Harrow.

EVERY STORY OPENS A DOOR In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored and utterly out of place. But her quiet… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Alice Teale Is Missing H A Linskey.

As usual, seventeen-year-old Alice Teale walked out of school at the end of a bright spring day. She’s not been seen since. Alice was popular and well-liked, and her boyfriend, friends and family are desperate to find her. But when the police start asking questions, it becomes clear that almost… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Trance Adam Southward.

Three university scientists are found dead in a gruesome murder-suicide, and the only suspect in the case, Victor Lazar, is quickly captured. When the spate of violent suicides follows him to prison he is moved to solitary confinement, reserved for the highest-risk inmates. And then his assigned psychologist inexplicably takes… Continue reading