The Story Keeper

By Anna Mazzola - Published 2018Published 2018-07-26



The real hero, or maybe villain, of this book is the island of Skye, the largest island in the Inner Hebrides off the ...Read Review

The Wages of Sin

By Kaite Welsh - Published 2017



1892. Sarah Gilchrist is forced by her family to move from London to live with relatives in Edinburgh to avoid a scandal. Determined to ...Read Review

See What I Have Done

By Sarah Schmidt - Published 2017


Biographical FictionLiteraryMystery/Crime

Lizzie Borden’s acquittal for the murder of her father and stepmother has already generated numerous books, films and plays, even musicals. Whether ...Read Review

To the Bright Edge of the World

By Eowyn Ivey - Published 2016


This novel is an epistolary novel with four principal characters: one pair, husband and wife, live in 1885, and the other pair are contemporary. ...Read Review

A Place Called Winter

By Patrick Gale - Published 2015Published 2016


Loosely based on the experiences of the author’s great-grandfather, A Place Called Winter is an evocative tale of a timid man grappling ...Read Review

The Other Side of the World

By Stephanie Bishop - Published 2016


Becoming a first-time mother can be difficult, especially with a fussy baby. Despite a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, in 1963 Charlotte ...Read Review

The Unseeing

By Anna Mazzola - Published 2016


Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

This is the fictionalised biography of Sarah Gale, accused of being an accomplice to a murder in 1837 London. She is sentenced to hang, ...Read Review

The Invention of Wings

By Sue Monk Kidd - Published 2014


Sue Monk Kidd’s (The Secret Life of Bees) latest novel begins in early 19th- century Charleston, South Carolina, and follows the story ...Read Review

The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

By Anton DiSclafani - Published 2013


During the Great Depression, a wealthy family is shattered by a daughter’s indiscretion, and as a result she is sent away to ...Read Review