Books

Format: 11/2017
Format: 11/2017
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
[field_chapter]

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
[field_chapter]

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
Margaret Laurence
[field_chapter]

As she approaches her death, Hagar Shipley – an irascible, independent nonagenarian – rages against the dying of the light.

The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence
Power, Richard
Richard Power
[field_chapter]

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
Saltykov-Shchedrin, M.E.
M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
[field_chapter]

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
Sherry, Miranda
Miranda Sherry
[field_chapter]

A bittersweet, gorgeously written 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
Thornton Wilder
[field_chapter]

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
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

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
[field_chapter]

Elizabethan courtier, Sir Robert Carey, must discover the identity of a murderer before his arch enemy convinces everyone that Sir Robert himself was responsible.

A Season of Knives by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

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
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Elizabethan courtier, Sir Robert Carey, returns to London to investigate a plot to discredit his family.

A Plague of Angels by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Elizabethan courtier, Sir Robert Carey, investigates the mystery of a badly decomposed corpse, washed up from the Thames on Her Majesty's privy steps.

A Murder of Crows by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Queen Elizabeth I orders Sir Robert Carey to investigate a 30 year old murder of Amy Dudley – the unloved wife of Elizabeth's favourite suitor.

An Air of Treason by P.F. Chisholm
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

Elizabethan courtier, Sir Robert Carey, investigates the murder of a minister and the rape of his yound wife.

A Chorus of Innocents by P.F. Chisholm

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