Books

Format: 09/2018
Format: 09/2018
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
Preston, Douglas, Child, Lincoln
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
[field_chapter]
> Gideon Crew, Book 05

Gideon Crew, brilliant scientist and master thief, will face his most dangerous mission yet in the sequel to Beyond the Ice Limit.

The Pharaoh Key by Douglas Preston,  Lincoln Child
Cruickshank, Dan
Dan Cruickshank
[field_chapter]

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

Skyscraper by Dan Cruickshank
Goldsworthy, Adrian
Adrian Goldsworthy
[field_chapter]
> Vindolanda, Book 02

AD 100: Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, is finding it hard to keep the peace. The second instalment in the hugely authentic historical fiction series, set on the northern frontier of the Roman Empire, written by one of Britain's leading historians.

The Encircling Sea by Adrian Goldsworthy
Hurley, Graham
Graham Hurley
[field_chapter]
> Wars Within, Book 03

1937. Fate will bring celebrated German fighter ace Dieter Merz and Scottish ex-marine turned intelligence operative Tam Moncrieff together. Can war be avoided? But how? The third in the Wars Within series.

Estocada by Graham Hurley
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
Fraser, Caro
Caro Fraser
[field_chapter]

The dark days of the war are over, but the family secrets they held are only just dawning. Set in 1960s London and Kent.

Summer of Love by Caro Fraser
Lipscomb, Suzannah
Suzannah Lipscomb
[field_chapter]

A beautifully produced account of the creation, impact and legacy of one of the most important documents of the Tudor period – the last will and testament of Henry VIII.

The King is Dead by Suzannah Lipscomb
Valentish, Jenny
Jenny Valentish
[field_chapter]

A young woman's journey into addiction and treatment. Journalist Jenny Valentish takes a gendered look at drugs and alcohol, using her own story to light the way.

Woman of Substances by Jenny Valentish
Brown, Lorna
Lorna Brown
[field_chapter]

An illustrated story of street art in urban landscapes around the world.

Painted Cities by Lorna Brown
Canciani, Laurie
Laurie Canciani
[field_chapter]

Anna lives in a flat with dad. He is a hoarder, and together they have spent the last 12 years constructing the Insomnia Museum, a labyrinth built from dead TVs, old cuckoo clocks, stacks of newspapers and other junk Dad has found. One day Dad doesn't wake up and Anna must leave the museum...

The Insomnia Museum by Laurie Canciani
Costeloe, Diney
Diney Costeloe
[field_chapter]

A gritty and heartrending drama set in 19th-century Cornwall. Orphan Sophie and her friend Hannah are welcomed into the Penvarrow family but tensions rise and family secrets are revealed.

Miss Mary's Daughter by Diney Costeloe
Finn, Melanie
Melanie Finn
[field_chapter]

Ex-journalist Kay and her family are spending the summer in a rented farmhouse in Vermont. Haunted by her traumatic past, she becomes obsessed when she finds disturbing writing scrawled across one of the walls...

The Underneath by Melanie Finn
Gibson, Mary
Mary Gibson
[field_chapter]

Heartwarming and gritty, the life and loves of a factory girl in Bermondsey, during World War One.

Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts by Mary Gibson
Gibson, Mary
Mary Gibson
[field_chapter]

In 1920s London, three sisters struggle to make ends meet and protect their mother from the violence of their father.

Jam and Roses by Mary Gibson

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