Bloomsbury Publishing

The House of Fortune

By Jessie Burton - Published 2022


Amsterdam, 1705: Eighteen years have passed since the events recounted in Burton’s The Miniaturist (2014). In this novel it is Thea Brandt, niece of ...Read Review


By Abdulrazak Gurnah - Published 2022



Afterlives provides a view of the culture and world of early-20th-century Eastern Africa. Abdulrazak Gurnah, a Tanzanian author, won the 2021 Nobel Prize ...Read Review

The Great Passion

By James Runcie - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

For anyone who loves the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, this novel about his composition of the St Matthew Passion for Good Friday, 1727, ...Read Review

Spies in Canaan

By David Park - Published 2022


David Park sets his novel in two timeframes: the present-day United States and towards the end of the Vietnam War in the early 1970...Read Review

Madwoman: Nellie Bly

By Louisa Treger - Published 2022


Madwoman is a powerhouse novel about a powerhouse woman who defied the odds to become a legend: Nellie Bly. The book details Nellie’...Read Review

The Half Life of Valery K

By Natasha Pulley - Published 2022



I didn’t know they wrote books like this anymore: it is a good, old-fashioned Cold War thriller, with a secret Siberian research ...Read Review

A Net for Small Fishes

By Lucy Jago - Published 2021


Biographical FictionLiteraryThriller

London, 1609. Anne Turner, seamstress and mother of six with a much older husband and heavy debts, can’t believe her luck when she’...Read Review


By Isabel Allende - Published 2022



One-hundred-year-old Violeta writes her story beginning with her birth in 1920 during the Spanish flu pandemic up to her 2020 death during the current pandemic. ...Read Review

The Mystery of the Sorrowful Maiden (A Laetitia Rodd Mystery)

By Kate Saunders - Published 2021



Laetitia Rodd is a private detective valued for her common sense, ability to view the dead without screaming, and her nose for a ...Read Review


By Alison MacLeod - Published 2021


Biographical FictionLiterary

D.H. Lawrence, Jackie Kennedy and J. Edgar Hoover might seem unlikely bedfellows, but in this wonderfully compelling novel, their stories are interwoven ...Read Review