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Claire Mcgowan
Review by Anahita Mody

Forensic psychologist, Paula Maguire returns in Claire McGowan’s spectacular follow up to The Lost.

All the Things You Are
Clemency Burton-Hill
Review by Jade Craddock

Esther Goldfaden is a Holocaust survivor and now lives out her days in New York, a city that has given her a whole new life, with her daughter Rosalind and her husband Frank and her granddaughters,

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Emma Donoghue
Review by Tracy Eynon

Frog Music's heroine, Blanche Beunon, is a celebrated bordello dancer in 19th century San Francisco.

Far From You
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Review by Rebecca Watts

The first time Tess Sharpe's heroine, Sophie, almost dies, she is left with a ruined body; a leg held together with pins, horrific scarring and a serious addiction to pain medication.

Dark Aemilia
Sally O'Reilly
Review by Sally Hughes

Dark Aemilia is a rollicking tale of poetry and passion, witchcraft and treachery, love and intrigue in a world of beauty and danger.

Amy & Matthew
Cammie McGovern
Review by Charlotte Eyre

Amy and Matthew are two teenagers that not only have to deal with the usual trials and tribulations of adolescence, but also cerebral palsy (her) and obsessive compulsive disorder (him).

A Nasty Piece of Work
Robert Littell
Review by Barry Forshaw

The publishing phenomenon that was Robert Littell’s The Company was always going to be a hard act to follow.

No Book but the World
Leah Hager Cohen
Review by Jade Craddock

From the Orange Prize longlisted author of The Grief of Others, Leah Hagen Cohen, comes No Book But the World, a dark and thought-provoking read about responsibility, human behavi

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When Jen sees her father-in-law in close, heated discussion with a far younger woman she can't help but jump to conclusions.

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