Books

Format: 10/2018
Format: 10/2018
Haohui, Zhou
Zhou Haohui
[field_chapter]

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

Death Notice by Zhou Haohui
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
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, a hoarder. 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
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
Jozefkowicz, Ewa
Ewa Jozefkowicz
[field_chapter]

First the accident, then the nightmares and the thief who steals the colour from Izzy's world. Will her neighbour and a nest of cygnets help solve the mystery of the colour thief?

The Mystery of the Colour Thief by Ewa Jozefkowicz
Kelly, Julia
Julia Kelly
[field_chapter]

An unforgettable account of living with Alzheimer's Disease by the partner of a brilliant artist whose mind is collapsing.

Matchstick Man by Julia Kelly
Laurence, Margaret
Margaret Laurence
[field_chapter]

A vivid portrait of a woman convinced that life has more to offer her than the tedious routine of her days.

The Fire-Dwellers by Margaret Laurence
Duffy, Malcolm
Malcolm Duffy
[field_chapter]

Debut novel with the fresh, funny, honest voice of a 14-year-old Geordie lad recounting the trials and tribulations of family life and finding first love.

Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. by Malcolm Duffy
Françoise, Sarah
Sarah Françoise
[field_chapter]

A family comes together for Christmas - the parents' marriage at breaking point, and their grown-up children faring little better in love themselves. A novel exploring the thorniness of familial love and its capacity to endure.

Stories We Tell Ourselves by Sarah Françoise
Goslett, Miles
Miles Goslett
[field_chapter]

The examination of one of the most mysterious episodes in recent British political history by a renowned investigative journalist.

An Inconvenient Death by Miles Goslett
Hamilton, James
James Hamilton
[field_chapter]

A concise history of one of the world's greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753 to the present day.

The British Museum by James Hamilton

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