A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK 2017SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARDA top-ten bestseller, THIS MUST BE THE PLACE by Maggie O’Farrell crosses time zones and continents to reveal an extraordinary portrait of a marriage. ‘A complex, riveting novel of love and hope that grips at the heart’ The
Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse… Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives – King Henry VIII – commands her to
‘An emotional love story with great heart’ Sunday Express The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses
‘The perfect summer read… Gorgeously compelling’ Good Housekeeping ‘Full of mystery and long-reaching shadows of the past . . . richly drawn and compelling’ Rosanna Ley It’s 1951. In Europe’s post-war wreckage, the glittering Italian Riviera draws an eclectic cast of characters; lured by the glamour but seeking an escape.
American Gods by Neil Gaiman, the epic road trip novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Norse Mythology, is an imaginative masterpiece and now the hottest TV series of 2017 starring Ricky Whittle, IanMcShane and Gillian Anderson and broadcast on Amazon Prime Video in the UK. ‘Gaiman is a
A gripping story of obsession and betrayal, privilege and hypocrisy, set in the unassailable heart of the British establishment. ‘Witty, dark and compelling’ Sebastian Faulks ‘As the train pressed on, I realised that my life was in the process of taking a different direction, plotted according to a new constellation.
An Amazon Charts bestseller. When a family camping trip takes a dark turn, how far will one mother go to keep her family safe? Struggling with working-mother guilt, Marlene Greene hopes a camping trip in the forest will provide quality time with her three young children—until they see fires in
SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER‘Unputdownable’ Guardian ‘Gripping’ Sunday Times The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world’s most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017THE SUNDAY TIMES #1 BESTSELLER and THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER‘Magnificent – unlike anything I’ve read in years. An absolutely dazzling, original, and ultimately profound novel… A masterpiece. Very few writers can write with such intense and yet precise emotional intelligence. Arundhati Roy is