Latest Reads: Disturbance Marianne Kavanagh.

You don’t know what’s going on in Sara’s house… Or in her head. Sara is lonely. No one talks to her – not even her bad-tempered workaholic husband or her two beloved sons. Her solace is her house, the biggest in the village, hidden away behind high hedges. Then she… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Have You Seen Her Lisa Hall.

Bonfire Night. A missing girl. Anna only takes her eyes off Laurel for a second. She thought Laurel was following her mum through the crowds. But in a heartbeat, Laurel is gone. Laurel’s parents are frantic. As is Anna, their nanny. But as the hours pass, and Laurel isn’t found,… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Van Apfel Girls are Gone. Felicity McLean

We lost all three girls that summer. Let them slip away like the words of some half-remembered song and when one came back, she wasn’t the one we were trying to recall to begin with.’ So begins Tikka Molloy’s recounting of the summer of 1992 – the summer the Van… Continue reading

Latest Reads: One More Lie Amy Lloyd.

Charlotte wants to start fresh. She wants to forget her past, forget prison and, most of all, forget Sean. But old habits die hard. Despite the ankle monitor she must wear as part of her parole agreement and frequent visits to her therapist, she soon finds herself sliding back toward… Continue reading

One to watch in 2019. Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton.

In a rural English village in the middle of a snowstorm, the unthinkable happens: the school is under siege. From the wounded headmaster barricaded in the library, to teenage Hannah in love for the first time, to the police psychologist who must identify the gunmen, to the terrified 8-year-old Syrian… Continue reading

Latest Reads: I Know You Know Gilly Macmillan.

Twenty years ago, eleven-year-olds Charlie Paige and Scott Ashby were murdered in the city of Bristol, their bodies dumped near a dog racing track. A man was convicted of the brutal crime, but decades later, questions still linger. For his whole life, filmmaker Cody Swift has been haunted by the… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Radicalized Cory Doctorow.

If you want a better future tomorrow, you’re going to have to fight for it today. Here are four urgent stories from author and activist Cory Doctorow, four social, technological and economic visions of the world today and its near – all too near – future. ‘Unauthorized Bread’ is a… Continue reading