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The Dead Ground
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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The Dynamite Room
Jason Hewitt

Two characters are brought together in the circumstance of war in this compelling and descriptive novel.

How to Make a Human Being
Christopher Potter
Review by David Stuart

The scientific method has done much to increase our knowledge of the universe and our place in it, however this increase in knowledge is not without a cost.

A Love Like Blood
Marcus Sedgwick
Review by Anna James

In A Love Like Blood Marcus Sedgwick has created a sharp, fast-paced thriller full of intrigue and dark obsession.

Boy Snow Bird
Helen Oyeyemi
Review by Lucy Rock

Questions of displacement and racial identity vie for attention in Granta Prize winning author Helen Oyeyemi's family saga; Boy, Snow, Bird, a novel that extends far beyond the concerns of

Donnybrook
Frank Bill
Review by Rosanna Hawkins

Donnybrook opens with an armed robbery that is swiftly followed by the explosion of a meth lab, a double murder, and a guilty scarper.

Ghostwritten
Isabel Wolff
Review by Sally Hughes

Jenni is a talented ghostwriter helping others tease out and organise their memories for publication.

Echo Boy
Matt Haig
Review by Caroline Carpenter

Though it isn’t exactly new, the premise of Matt Haig’s sci-fi YA novel is interesting.

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