The Essex Serpent
by Sarah Perry
Date recommended: 1 August 2017
Olive Kitteridge
by Elisabeth Strout
Date recommended: 5 July 2017
Black Water
by Louise Doughty
A man lies in an isolated hut in Bali, listening to the rain on the roof, waiting for his killer, looking back on his life and the events leading to this outcome.
Date recommended: 6 June 2017
Mothering Sunday
by Graham Swift
It is Mothering Sunday 1924. A maid is given the day off work. She visits her lover, but events take a catastrophic turn. How will her future unfold?
Date recommended: 2 May 2017
The Geneva Trap
by Stella Rimington
It's Geneva, 2012. A Russian intelligence officer approaches MI5 with details of hacking of unmanned drones in an Anglo-American Defence programme. But he will only speak to Liz Carlyle.
Date recommended: 7 April 2017
The Trouble with Goats and Sheep
by Joanna Cannon
Date recommended: 7 March 2017
Everyone Brave is Forgiven
by Chris Cleave
Set in London and Malta during the Second World War, the novel explores the ways external events influence the private lives of four characters.
Date recommended: 8 February 2017
The Last Runaway
by Tracy Chevalier
Date recommended: 3 January 2017
Tidings: A Christmas Journey
by Ruth Padel
A magical poem about Christmas
Date recommended: 7 December 2016
The List of My Desires
by Gregoire Delacourt
Date recommended: 8 November 2016

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