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The Witch's Daughter
Paul Brackston
Review by Lisa Redmond

The Witch’s Daughter is an enchanting and magical read from start to finish.

Butcher's Crossing
John Williams
Review by Rebecca Foster

Butcher’s Crossing by John Williams (author of last year’s rediscovered classic and surprise bestseller, Stoner) is a subtle literary Western originally published in 1960.

The Gods of Guilt
Michael Connelly
Review by Penny Batchelor

Lawyer with a tumultuous personal life and a penchant for drink? Check. Case involving vice and drugs? Check.

Whisperers
J. H. Brennan
Review by Stacey Bartlett

J H Brennan explores the relationship of man and the spirit world from prehistory to the present day in Whisperers.

Fin and Lady
Cathleen Schine
Review by Jade Craddock

Eleven-year-old Fin has already lost his father and his grandparents, so when his mother dies too, leaving him orphaned, he is left in the guardianship of Lady, his 24-year-old half-sister whose pr

Just Babies
Paul Bloom
Review by Jade Craddock

‘The moral sense, or conscience, is as much a part of man as his leg or arm.’ Thus said Thomas Jefferson, and it is this concept of an ingrained moral compass that Paul Bloom, Professor of Psycholo

Rustication
Charles Palliser
Review by Kristy Rabbitt

Rustication is brilliant atmospheric historical fiction from the author of The Quincunx.

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