Books

Barnes, Simon
Simon Barnes
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One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability to help us understand the world we live in.

The Meaning of Birds by Simon Barnes
Bland, Christopher
Christopher Bland
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Set in 13th-century Languedoc: François de Beaufort, a knight and a Cathar, loves three women. He is Cathar by birth, and ultimately by conviction, despite the unrelenting efforts of the Inquisition to stamp out this heresy through war, torture and the stake.

Cathar by Christopher Bland
Everage, Dame Edna
Dame Edna Everage
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Dame Edna Everage, Australia's most famous – and funniest - export, tells the history of her homeland in 100 objects.

Ednapedia by Dame Edna Everage
Hegarty, Neil
Neil Hegarty
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A compelling literary novel about hidden family secrets.

Inch Levels by Neil Hegarty
Ho-Kei, Chan
Chan Ho-Kei
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A cleverly constructed epic crime novel, told through six different murder cases set over fifty years in a Hong Kong Police Force.

The Borrowed by Chan Ho-Kei
Howard, Alex
Alex Howard
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DCI Hanlon faces the toughest decision of her career as a string of political murders lead to a deadly confrontation.

An Incidental Death by Alex Howard
Larman, Alexander
Alexander Larman
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An iconoclastic exploration of the life of Lord Byron, viewed through the prism of the lives of nine women with whom he was intimately associated.

Byron's Women by Alexander Larman
Laurence, Margaret, Schmidt, Michael
Margaret Laurence, Michael Schmidt
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As she approaches her death, Hagar Shipley – an irascible, independent nonagenarian – rages against the dying of the light.

The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence, Michael Schmidt
Masterton, Graham
Graham Masterton
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Katie Maguire, Book 07

Katie Maguire reopens a cold case and goes undercover in order to find the connection between drug trafficking and a spate of violent attacks that leave the victims severely disabled.

Living Death by Graham Masterton
Power, Richard, Schmidt, Michael
Richard Power, Michael Schmidt
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A quiet, engaging novel about the death of a priest in 1950s Ireland and a world on the cusp of change.

The Hungry Grass by Richard Power, Michael Schmidt
Saltykov-Shchedrin, M.E., Schmidt, Michael
M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin, Michael Schmidt
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One of the major satirical novels of modern Russia, Saltykov-Schedrin's hilarious chronicle is a harch criticism of Tsarist Russia, strangely pertinent to today.

The History Of A Town by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin, Michael Schmidt
Sherry, Miranda
Miranda Sherry
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A bittersweet novel about a young girl with an abusive past growing up in the majestic landscape of South Africa.

Bone Meal for Roses by Miranda Sherry
Wilder, Thornton, Schmidt, Michael
Thornton Wilder, Michael Schmidt
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First published in 1935, HEAVEN'S MY DESTINATION is American author and dramatist Thornton Wilder's masterful portrayal of the power of an outsider's viewpoint.

Heaven's My Destination by Thornton Wilder, Michael Schmidt
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
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When Elizabethan courtier Sir Robert Carey takes up his post as Deputy Warden of Carlisle, he is quickly challenged by cases of murder, treason and rustling.

A Famine of Horses by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
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Sir Robert Carey's investigation into the theft of guns from the Carlisle armoury takes him to the raucous court of King James VI of Scotland.

A Surfeit of Guns by P.F. Chisholm

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