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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The Bird Tribual by Agnes Ravatn

Intriguing and gripping from the start this psychological thriller will play on your mind, test your perceptions and leave you feeling uncomfortable. All the elements that a lover of scandi noir is…

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Holding by Graham Norton

Norton’s voice bounds of the page of his delightful debut novel.  He captures the small town and village life in rural Ireland perfectly. He describes the small village of Duneen with all…

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Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Is this the best Ann Patchett novel yet? Possibly and I loved reading it. The opening scene is great; she paints beautifully the typical family gathering with all its oddities. How well…

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Miss You by Kate Eberlen

Get to know Tess and Gus in Kate Eberlen's first novel, Miss You. Tess and Gus are meant to be. They just haven't met properly yet. And perhaps they never will ...Today…

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Umami by Laia Jufresa

It started with a drowning. Deep in the heart of Mexico City, where five houses cluster around a sun-drenched courtyard, lives Ana, a precocious twelve-year-old still coming to terms with the mysterious…

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Gold by Geraldine Mills

Esper and Starn are twin boys who live in a grim world that has been almost laid waste by massive volcanic explosions. This is a world controlled by the Sagittars with every…

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