Fiction

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by James Runcie
A beautifully atmospheric imagining of the lives of those involved in the first performance of Bach's St Matthew's Passion.
Publication date: 31st March 2022
by Elizabeth Burke
A modern anthology of words and images celebrating the spirit of the county of Suffolk, to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Publication date: 3rd May 2022
by Sarah Winman
Described as "uplifting... and full of unforgettable characters, 'Still Life' is a novel about beauty, love, family and friendship". What will we think of it?
by Shelley Burr
An Australian crime mystery. It's nearly 20 years since the sisters of Mina and Alanna disappeared. Now a guy's in town promising to find out what happened.
Publication date: 9th June 2022
by Claire Alexander
Meredith hasn't stepped beyond her front door for 1,214 days, that's three years! What is it that is keeping Meredith at home?
Publication date: 9th June 2022
by Rupert Thomson
Set on the eve of the financial crash of 2008, Barcelona Dreaming is made up of three stories that are linked by time and place. It is 'a powerful and poignant fable in our uncertain times'. What will we make of it?
Publication date: 31st March 2022
by Lucy Foley
Gloriously atmospheric murder mystery thriller set in a stunning old Paris apartment building, where everyone has secrets and no one can be trusted!
Publication date: 3rd March 2022
by Anne Enright
by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn
A wonderfully warm, funny and refreshingly different take on the familiar situation of being single in a world of couples.
Publication date: 31st March 2022
by Erica James
A warm and compelling family drama by the sea, where sorrows, conflicts and tragedies are handled sensitively and reassuringly leaving the reader satisfied and uplifted.
Publication date: 17th March 2022
by Nicola Upson
Another fabulous Josephine Tey mystery, this time set in Suffolk in 1939 as children are evacuated from London at the start of the war.
Publication date: 19th May 2022
by Jo Browning Wroe
Initially a distressing setting with an unusual occupation, but a beautiful story. Loved this book!
Publication date: 20th January 2022
by Tessa Hadley
A beautiful, all-engrossing description of suburban conformity versus bohemian hedonism delicately presented through fascinating, complex characters.
Publication date: 20th January 2022
by Manon Steffan Ros
A beautiful, haunting and life-affirming post-apocalyptic story of a mother and son learning to survive in their changed circumstances in rural Wales.
Publication date: 6th January 2022
by Jonathan Coe
An intriguing novel celebrating film, genius and a fading career.
Publication date: 1st July 2021
by Marian Keyes
Rachel has been living it up in New York, but her family and friends have decided enough is enough, and take her to rehab back home in Ireland.
Publication date: 2nd August 2012
by Francisco de la Mora Illustrated by José Luis Pescador
Diego Rivera was a revolutionary and influential painter with a colourful and turbulent life. This graphic novel tells his story in explicit detail.
Publication date: 11th November 2021
by Herve Le Tellier
Science fiction, fantasy, thriller, political drama, family saga, moral dilemma - this novel has it all. An international bestseller which you can't put down, and can't stop thinking about.
Publication date: 20th January 2022
by Victoria Hislop
The sequel to the bestselling story of the leper colony in Crete, The Island.
Publication date: 22nd July 2021
by Chris Hammer
A gripping, intense and atmospheric thriller set in the opal mines in Australia.
Publication date: 6th January 2022

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