Latest reads: House of Whispers Anna Kent. Ones to watch in 2021.

When Grace returns to Abi’s life, years after they fell out at university, Abi can’t help but feel uneasy. Years ago, Grace’s friendship was all-consuming and exhausting. Now happily married, Abi’s built a new life for herself and put those days behind her. And yet as Grace slips back into… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Island C L Taylor. (YA to watch in 2021)

Welcome to The Island. Where your worst fears are about to come true… It was supposed to be the perfect holiday: a week-long trip for six teenage friends on a remote tropical island. But when their guide dies of a stroke leaving them stranded, the trip of a lifetime turns… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Mirrorland Carole Johnstone. Ones to watch in 2021.

No. 36 Westeryk Road, an imposing flat-stone house on the outskirts of Edinburgh. A house of curving shadows and crumbling grandeur. But it’s what lies under the house that is extraordinary – Mirrorland. A vivid make-believe world that twin sisters Cat and El created as children. A place of escape,… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Push Ashley Audrain. Ones To Watch in 2021.

What if your experience of motherhood was nothing like what you hoped for – but everything you always feared? ‘The women in this family, we’re different . . .’ The arrival of baby Violet was meant to be the happiest day of my life. It was meant to be a… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Sanatorium Sarah Pearse. (Ones to Watch in 2021)

‘At first glance they’re magnificent, yet the more she looks, the more she realizes how sinister the mountains appear: raw, jagged spikes. It’s not hard to imagine, she thinks, looking out; this place somehow consuming someone, swallowing them whole.’ An imposing, isolated hotel, high up in the Swiss Alps, is… Continue reading