Fiction

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Girl A
by Abigail Dean
Publication date: 21st January 2021
People Like Her
by Ellory Lloyd
What happens for the social media 'influencer' when they are no longer in control. A dark and compelling suspense you daren't put down!
Publication date: 21st January 2021
Agent Running in the Field
by John Le Carre
Nat is nearing the end of his career with MI6 when a new badminton partner takes him down a dangerous path. Join our discussion on Tuesday 2 February at 2.30pm.
Tiger
by Polly Clark
Four stories interlinked to tell different facets of the life of the endangered Siberian tiger.
The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman
by Julietta Henderson
A warm, funny and touching story of a boy, a single mother and an elderly man embarking on a road trip of self-discovery. Wonderful!
Publication date: 1st April 2021
A Town Called Solace
by Mary Lawson
A gentle but powerful, funny and touching glimpse into a small Canadian community as three families cope with the day-to-day in the light of tragic events.
Publication date: 18th February 2021
Invisible Girl
by Lisa Jewell
A fascinating mystery based on secrets and lies, and how we should never judge by appearances!
Publication date: 6th August 2020
The Postscript Murders
by Elly Griffiths
When 90-year-old Peggy dies in her retirement home, it's sad but not suspicious. But notes are discovered which suggest she feared for her life and, as a 'murder consultant' for crime novelists perhaps her death does need investigation. A light and often amusing read!
Publication date: 1st October 2020
The Ends of the Earth
by Abbie Greaves
Mary stands outside Ealing Broadway station each day with a sign saying 'Jim Come Home'. Why is this action necessary? Where is Jim? A real pageturner as you long to solve the mystery. A clever, charming and poignant story.
Publication date: 29th April 2021
The Dutch House
by Ann Patchett
A story of family through the perspective of the house they've shared. It's about choices, mistakes and hope, viewed through time.
Publication date: 30th April 2020
The First Day of Spring
by Nancy Tucker
An eight-year-old girl kills a toddler, her actions seemingly an outlet for the lack of care and attention she receives from her mother. An astonishingly sensitive and compelling novel.
Publication date: 24th June 2021
Greenwich Park
by Katherine Faulkner
Three couples look to 'have it all'. Careers, lovely homes, happy lives and babies on the way. But their lives are disrupted by a new friendship. A compelling domestic thriller.
Publication date: 15th April 2021
When the lights go out
by Carys Bray
Wry and poignant, this is a wonderful story of a family contending with the possibility of climate catastrophe along with the daily grind. I loved it!
Publication date: 12th November 2020
The Midnight Library
by Matt Haig
A clever and intriguing story which will set us all thinking. Nora is looking back on her life, full of regret, but the library offers her a chance to put things right...
Publication date: 13th August 2020
The Long, Long Afternoon
by Inga Vesper
A wonderfully atmospheric mystery. A housewife goes missing one stifling hot summer, in the suburbs of 1950s America.
Publication date: 4th February 2021
The Great Godden
by Meg Rosoff
A beautifully atmospheric, nostalgic yet contemporary account of a family spending one summer together by the sea.
Publication date: 9th July 2020
The Girl Who Reads on the Metro
by Christine Féret-Fleury
A magical, amusing and poignant story of the joy of reading, set in Paris.
Publication date: 17th October 2019
The Survivors
by Jane Harper
Secrets are unearthed in a close-knit community when the body of a young woman is discovered on the beach in Tasmania, Australia. Gripping.
Publication date: 21st January 2021
Brixton Hill
by Lottie Moggach
A clever and unusual tale of intrigue, desperation, hope and loyalty, with a fascinating glimpse of the effects of prison life.
Publication date: 2nd July 2020
Girl in the Walls
by AJ Gnuse
An intriguing, puzzling, inventive, gothic tale of a young girl hiding in what used to be her family home.
Publication date: 4th March 2021

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