The Clockmaker’s Daughter

By Kate Morton - Published 2018


It is difficult to categorise the new novel by Kate Morton, author of The House at Riverton and The Distant Hours. There is ...Read Review


By Barbara Kingsolver - Published 2018



“‘Without shelter, we stand in daylight.’ ‘Without shelter, we feel ourselves likely to die.” Two brilliant narrators, separated by more than a century ...Read Review

Daughters of the Lake

By Wendy Webb - Published 2018



Wendy Webb’s newest Gothic novel is partly a paranormal time-slip with occasional ghosts and spooky happenings. It’s also a multi-period saga ...Read Review

Time’s Convert

By Deborah Harkness - Published 2018



Phoebe Taylor and Marcus Whitmore (aka Marcus MacNeil) wish to be married. But first, Phoebe needs to be reborn—she’s to become ...Read Review

Summer of Secrets

By Nikola Scott - Published 2018


Given the opportunity, I’ll choose a book with the word ‘secret’ in the title. We all love secrets. We try to keep ...Read Review

The Glass Ocean

By Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig and Karen White - Published 2018


In 2013, author Sarah Blake has writer’s block. Her first book was a big hit, but now she has no ideas. Seeking inspiration, ...Read Review

No Holds Bard

By Fiona Pickles (ed.) - Published 2018


Short Stories

Manifold Press has delivered a delightful collection of Shakespeare tales, revised and revisited for a modern audience and with an LGBT focus. Each ...Read Review

The Key

By Kathryn Hughes - Published 2018


1956 may not seem like history to many of our readers, but happily the big Victorian lunatic asylums which were still the main provision ...Read Review

The Posy Ring

By Catherine Czerkawska - Published 2018


The Posy Ring is the first in the Annals of Flowerfield series, a spinoff from the author’s previous novel The Curiosity Cabinet. ...Read Review

Boardwalk Summer

By Meredith Jaeger - Published 2018



Violet yearns to be a Hollywood actress in 1940. Even though she is married, she enters and wins the Miss California pageant in Santa ...Read Review