The Hoarder by Jess Kidd

The mesmerising new novel from the winner of the Costa Short Story Award is a joy to read. Set in modern-day London and Dorset, this is a novel about life, death and unlikely…

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There There by Tommy Orange

Jacquie Red Feather and her sister Opal grew up together, relying on each other during their unsettled childhood. As adults they were driven apart, but Jacquie is newly sober and trying to…

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Ragdoll by Daniel Cole

Any book that has one body but six murders needs to be written at a pace and Ragdoll does that brilliantly. It has action, a conflicted detective where at one crime scene…

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The Good People by Hannah Kent 

A beautiful atmospheric book that I loved reading. Hannah Kent has written this story with amazing details, fascinating insight into the Irish folklore and scenery. She is a wonder at writing about the countryside…

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Rattle by Fiona Cummins 

Wow sums up this brilliant and creepy thriller from Fiona Cummins. Opening with a chilling first chapter you are totally gripped from the start. Cummins has a brilliant style taking you to…

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The Girl Before by J P Delaney

A psychological thriller that spins one woman’s seemingly good fortune, and another woman’s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. A damaged young woman gets the unique opportunity to rent…

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Sirens by Joseph Knox

Sharp, tense and dramatic are words that sprang to mind when reading this brilliantly assured debut novel from Joseph Knox. And I am expecting to read more and meet Aiden Waits in…

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Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land

A brilliantly sinister and unsettling thriller from the start that’s will have you thinking long after you put it down. Milly Barnes’s mother is a serial killer and after the ninth child…

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Himself by Jess Kidd

Evocative, humorous, hugely entertaining and a must read this autumn is how I’d describe Himself by Jess Kidd. Abandoned as a baby, loveable thief and Dublin charmer Mahony returns to the place…

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