• New Proofs

    Maybe Esther by Katja Petrowskaja

    The poignant, searching, haunting story of one family’s entanglement with twentieth-century history Katja Petrowskaja’s family story is inextricably entangled with the history of twentieth-century Europe. There is her great-uncle, who shot a German diplomat…

    November 15, 2017
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    The Friendly Ones by Philip Hensher

    The things history will do at the bidding of love On a warm Sunday afternoon, Nazia and Sharif are preparing for a family barbecue. They are in the house in Sheffield that will do…

    November 15, 2017
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    Perfect Death by Helen Fields

    There’s no easy way to die… Unknown to DI Luc Callanach and the newly promoted DCI Ava Turner, a serial killer has Edinburgh firmly in his grip. The killer is taking his victims in…

    November 10, 2017
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    Life of Crime by Kimberley Chambers

    Sometimes crime does pay, but at what price? Some people are made for a life of crime. Dragged up on a council estate, Jason Rampling was determined to change his lot. Jason’s a chancer,…

    November 10, 2017
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    Look to Your Wife by Paula Byrne

    A debut novel by a bestselling non-fiction author, this is a witty, wholly entrancing story of the pleasures, pains and obsessions of contemporary life. Lisa Blaize, a teacher and would-be fashion writer, has just…

    November 9, 2017
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    Last Letter from Istanbul by Lucy Foley

    An epic tale that vividly captures the turmoil of forbidden love, set against the rich backdrop of a legendary city steeped in history and myth… Constantinople, 1921 Each day Nur gazes across the waters…

    November 8, 2017
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    The Good Mothers by Alex Perry

    You are born into it or marry in. Loyalty is absolute, bloodshed revered and you kill or go to your grave before betraying The Family. This code of omertà is how the ‘Ndrangheta became…

    November 8, 2017
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    The Sing of the Shore by Lucy Wood

    An uncanny, startlingly beautiful story collection steeped in the Cornish landscape, from the award-winning author of Diving Belles and Other Stories and Weathering. > At the very edge of England, where the Atlantic Ocean…

    November 8, 2017
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    A Good Time to be a Girl by Helena Morrissey

    Don’t Lean In, Change the System Five years have passed since women were exhorted to ‘Lean In’. Over that time, the world has transformed beyond all expectations. But why should anyone ‘lean in’ to…

    November 8, 2017