Little Girls Sleeping – Jennifer Chase | @JChaseNovelist @Bookouture

He looked down at the little girl, sleeping peacefully, her arms wrapped around a teddy bear. He knew he was the only one who could save her. He could let her sleep forever. An eight-year-old girl, Chelsea Compton, is missing in Pine Valley, California and for Detective Katie Scott it’s a cruel reminder of the friend who […]

Read More

Breakers – Doug Johnstone | @Doug_Johnstone @OrendaBooks

Seventeen-year-old Tyler lives in one of Edinburgh’s most deprived areas. Whilst trying to care for his little sister and his drug-addicted mother, he’s also coerced into robbing rich people’s homes by his bullying older siblings. One night whilst on a job, his brother Barry stabs a homeowner and leaves her for dead. And that ’s […]

Read More

The Gift of Friends – Emma Hannigan | @Headlinepg

Kingfisher Road – a leafy, peaceful street in the town of Vayhill. But there are whispers behind closed doors. Who is moving into Number 10? Engaged to handsome, wealthy Justin Johnston, Danielle appears to her new neighbours to have the perfect, glossy life. But not everything is as it seems… In fact, each of the […]

Read More

The Women – S. E. Lynes | @SELynesAuthor @Bookouture

he night she moves in with Peter, she’s so happy, so exhilarated, so in love. Later, she will remember a much smaller feeling, a tiny one percent in her gut. And she will remember pushing that feeling aside… Samantha Frayn doesn’t know why Peter Bridges picks her – a nobody with bitten fingernails and a […]

Read More

Familiar Strangers – Jackie Walsh | @JackieWalsh_ie @HeraBooks @BOTBSPublicity

‘I took you, Becca. You’re not my daughter.’ Since Becca Wall’s mother was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, every day Becca loses a little more of the loving, caring mother who would do anything for her only daughter. But when one day Nancy Wall confesses that Becca is not her child, Becca’s world falls apart. Becca tells […]

Read More

The Dancing Girls – M.M. Chouinard | @m_m_chouinard @Bookouture

The light in her wide brown eyes dimmed as she drew her last breath. She might have been beautiful lying there on the floor, if it wasn’t for the purple marks on her neck and the angry red line on her finger where her wedding band used to be… When Jeanine Hammond is found dead […]

Read More

Dear Lily – Drew Davies | @Drew_Davies @Bookouture

The must-read book of 2019! Equal parts heartwarming and heartbreaking, fans of Jojo Moyes, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and One Day in December will love this special novel by Drew Davies. Dear Lily, It’s me, Joy, your much wiser and (very slightly) older sister. I thought I’d start a new tradition of letter writing – now that we’re […]

Read More

The Way of All Flesh – Ambrose Parry | @ambroseparry @canongatebooks

Edinburgh, 1847. Will Raven is a medical student, apprenticing for the brilliant and renowned Dr Simpson. Sarah Fisher is Simpson’s housemaid, and has all of Raven’s intelligence but none of his privileges. As bodies begin to appear across the Old Town, Raven and Sarah find themselves propelled headlong into the darkest shadows of Edinburgh’s underworld. […]

Read More