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The Girl On The Stairs
- Paperback - John Murray
Jane is pregnant and has moved to Berlin to live with her lover. The women's chic new apartment is in a trendy part of the city but Jane finds herself increasingly uneasy there. She conceives a dread of the derelict backhouse across the courtyard and begins to suspect something sinister is happening in the flat next door.
If You're Reading This I'm Already Dead
- Paperback - Quercus
As the Allies bomb Hamburg, Otto Witte is convinced he is going to die, and so decides to write his life story for the poor soul who finds what's left of him the next morning. Years earlier, when he was working in the circus, he hatched a plan to become the next King of Albania - and succeeded.
The Emergence Of Judy Taylor
- Hardback - Canvas
Judy doesn't seem to have a care in the world, until the day she discovers a hard lump. Following a series of nerve-wrecking tests, Judy discovers that 'everything is absolutely normal'. But instead of the anticipated wave of relief, Judy realises that 'absolutely normal' is absolutely not what she wants. She decides to stop taking the path of least resistance and faces up to the reality of what it means to change. She leaves the dependable and heartbroken Oliver for a life of uncertainties in vibrant Edinburgh, just as it emerges into summer festival mode.
Ring For Jeeves
- Book with sound disc - Canongate
Captain Biggar, big-game hunter and all round tough guy, should make short work of the two bookies who have absconded with his winnings after a freak double made him a fortune. But on this occasion Honest Patch Perkins and his clerk are not as they seem. They are in fact Bill Belfry and his temporary butler Jeeves.
- Paperback - Mule Train
Four lives come together in the remote and spectacular mountains bordering Afghanistan and explode in a deadly cocktail of treachery, betrayal and violence. Written with a deep love of Pakistan and Pakistani people, 'Mule Train' will take you through Karachi to the Shandur Pass in a fast-moving adventure.
- Paperback - Short Books
Claypole is not a large man, he is a fat man ... with thin limbs, and life is not going well. He's alone, idle and on the brink of a medical crisis when a childhood friend makes him an offer he can't understand, can't talk about, but ultimately can't refuse.
This Is Life
- Paperback - Canongate
In Paris, art student Aurélie Renard throws a stone and sets in motion a chain of events that will turn her life upside down. Suddenly finding herself in sole charge of a stranger's baby, and with no idea how babies work, it's only thanks to the help of her adoring professor and her heartbreaking best friend that Aurélie is able to navigate her way through the most extraordinary and calamitous seven days of her life.
The Wayward Wife
- Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
The war everyone dreaded has begun at last but for Susan Cahill it is more an adventure than a tragedy. Helped by a white lie about her marriage to Danny she has a new job as a producer's assistant at the BBC. And glamorous new friends, including one American war reporter who has made London his base and Susan his target. Danny is also working for the BBC, sharing a room in a freezing farmhouse in Evesham, working long hours monitoring German radio broadcasts - and worrying about Susan. Stuck in London when the blitz begins, Susan's sister-in-law, Breda Hooper, faces up to the worst with a small son at home and a husband in the fire service. Then her Italian father, hiding out from both the authorities and his former partners in crime, prepares to leave Breda a legacy as explosive as any German bomb.
The Falling Sky
- Paperback - Freight
A blackly comic campus satire combined with a heart-breaking family mystery, 'The Falling Sky' brilliantly mixes fiction and astronomy into a fascinating, compelling and moving narrative.
Bring Me The Head Of Ryan Giggs
- Paperback - Tindal Street
Mikey Wilson's whole life has been about the moment when he steps onto Old Trafford's 'Theatre of Dreams'. But when a wayward pass from Ryan Giggs leads to the worst debut ever, his schoolboy obsession with Giggs develops into something more dangerous.