The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid: Lennox 5

By Craig Russell - Published 2016



Glasgow in the late 1950s. Lennox is a private investigator, of Canadian birth, who works on the margins of legality amidst the crime ...Read Review

The Hourglass

By Tracy Rees - Published 2017


Tracy Rees follows last year’s wonderful historical novel Florence Grace with a more contemporary tale set in London and the lovely coastal ...Read Review

Under a Pole Star

By Stef Penney - Published 2016


This book has the makings of a five-star screen weepy in the vein of M. L. Stedman’s The Light Between Oceans. Flora ...Read Review

Nobody’s Child

By Elizabeth Gill - Published 2016


It is Christmastime, and two young sisters are ripped from their travelling life when their mother dies and their father runs off and ...Read Review

The Black Friar

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2016



Following in the forbidding footsteps of The Seeker, winner of the CWA 2015 Historical Dagger, The Black Friar sees Damian Seeker, or the Seeker, ...Read Review

Florence Grace

By Tracy Rees - Published 2016


Orphaned Florrie Buckley lives in rural poverty in Cornwall. Life is hard, but she loves the moors and is happy in her Cornish ...Read Review

All Their Minds in Tandem

By David Sanger - Published 2016



October 1879, New Georgetown, West Virginia. A man called “The Maker” arrives in this small town. He has a gift: he can remove or ...Read Review

Ice Cold

By Andrea Maria Schenkel - Published 2015



It’s October 1939, and Josef Kalteis, “an ethnic German, an Aryan, and in addition a member of the National Socialist Workers’ Party,” has ...Read Review

Echoes from Afar

By Tamara McKinley - Published 2016


London, 1936. After spiteful rumours force her out of her nursing job, Annabelle Blake flees to Paris to stay with her Bohemian Aunt Aline. ...Read Review

Fair Helen

By Andrew Greig - Published 2015


In the late 16th century, Harry Langdon returns home to the Scottish Borders to aid Adam Fleming, his distressed best friend. Adam is ...Read Review