Books

Format: 09/2017
Format: 09/2017
Addis, Ferdinand
Ferdinand Addis
[field_chapter]

A thrilling and accessible portrait of a city that is central to the development of European and world civilization, narrated through thirty 'scenes' in its 2,750-year history.

Rome by Ferdinand Addis
Robinson, Peter
Peter Robinson
[field_chapter]

A retired professor uncovers a murder at a remote boarding school. A DEATH SENTENCE STORY: original shorts about deadly books from the world's best crime writers.

Seven Years by Peter Robinson
Todd, Charles
Charles Todd
[field_chapter]

A stolen book sets off a sinister chain of events. A DEATH SENTENCE STORY: original shorts about deadly books from the world's best crime writers.

The Pretty Little Box by Charles Todd
Qiufan, Chen
Chen Qiufan
[field_chapter]

'Waste girl' Mimi becomes infected with a virus, becoming the host for an omniscient consciousness, hell-bent on righting wrongs - and igniting a class war and more.

The Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan
Whitworth, Victoria
Victoria Whitworth
[field_chapter]

A dark tale about a young woman navigating the betrayals and ambitions of the crown in 10th-century England.

Other Gods by Victoria Whitworth
Lay, Paul
Paul Lay
[field_chapter]

The thrilling story of the Protectorate (1653-9), Britain's sole experiment with republican government, and one of the most important but least-known periods in British history.

Providence Lost by Paul Lay
Liu, Cixin
Cixin Liu
[field_chapter]

A new standalone military SF adventure from Cixin Liu. When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station.

Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
Strukul, Matteo
Matteo Strukul
[field_chapter]

The first instalment in a trilogy charting the rise of the House of Medici as they become Masters of Florence and progenitors of the Renaissance.

The Medici Chronicles by Matteo Strukul
Ginzberg, Natalia
Natalia Ginzberg
[field_chapter]

This is a moving and unsentimental portrait of a generation at war by the Italian novelist Natalia Ginzburg.

Ginzburg, Natalia
Natalia Ginzburg
[field_chapter]

This is a moving and unsentimental portrait of a generation at war by the Italian novelist Natalia Ginzburg.

Haohui, Zhou
Zhou Haohui
[field_chapter]

Based on China's most famous online crime serial, a killer crowd-sources his victims, playing a deadly but ingenious game of cat-and-mouse with the police.

Death Notice by Zhou Haohui
Jones, Carol
Carol Jones
[field_chapter]

An evocative, multi-generational tale of a family haunted by the death of a young concubine in 1930s Malaysia.

The Concubine's Child by Carol Jones
Valentish, Jenny
Jenny Valentish
[field_chapter]

A young woman's journey into addiction and treatment. The author investigates the female experience drugs and alcohol, using her own story to light the way.

Woman of Substances by Jenny Valentish
Nomine, Marvella
Marvella Nomine
[field_chapter]

500 rebel names inspired by the most fearless men and women of history.

Badass Baby Names by Marvella Nomine
Cruickshank, Dan
Dan Cruickshank
[field_chapter]

The story of the first great skyscraper, and the transformation of the modern city.

Skyscraper by Dan Cruickshank

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