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The Hot Country
Robert Olen Butler
Review by Sally Hughes
The Hot Country is Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Olen Butler's first foray into the world of commercial fiction and it is one hell of a debut.
Ridley Road
Jo Bloom
Review by Jade Craddock
The tumultuous 1960s is the setting for Jo Bloom’s insightful novel Ridley Road – an exploration into an important, interesting and crucial narrative in British history, the Jewish commu
The Tipping Point
J G Jurado
Review by Penny Batchelor
Jurado exploits the shady netherworld of conspiracy theories, underworld hit men and agonising choices in his page-turning thriller set in Washington D.C.
And She Was
Alison Gaylin
Review by Chris High
Alison Graylin’s latest novel, And She Was, is the ideal illustration as to why the crime genre is currently running at a peak.
Tony Birch
Review by Morag Adlington
Shadowboxing is an utterly enthralling collection of tales from a life spent in an inner city suburb of Melbourne, Australia during the very lean years of the 1960s.
A Christmas Feast
Katie Fforde
Review by Katy Hepburn
Katie Fforde's A Christmas Feast and Other Stories is a collection of short stories.
I'll Take New York
Miranda Dickinson
Review by Emma Williams
The course of true love never did run smooth and never more so than in this festive work of fabulousness by Miranda Dickinson.

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