Kate Pettigrew

Only This Beautiful Moment

By Abdi Nazemian - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

Only This Beautiful Moment is a book that lives up to its name – it’s one big, beautiful moment of reading about three ...Read Review

All the Painted Stars

By Emma Denny - Published 2024



In 1362, Johanna de Foucart is preparing for a tournament at her late father’s Oxfordshire castle. She has had a failed betrothal after ...Read Review

Fin and the Memory Curse

By Helenka Stachera - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

In Victorian London, Fin is a foundling who was discovered on a doorstep as a baby wrapped in newspaper. She now lives in ...Read Review

A Quiet Contagion

By Jane Jesmond - Published 2023



In 2017 England, uptight nurse Phiney Wistman is traumatised when she is told that her grandfather, Wilf, has jumped off a railway bridge and ...Read Review

Well Behaved Women

By Caroline Lamond - Published 2023


Biographical Fiction

In 1919, innocent Maybelle Crabtree arrives in Los Angeles from Kentucky. She’s giving out church leaflets when she spots a beautiful woman, Joan, ...Read Review

The Second Murderer

By Denise Mina - Published 2023



The 1940s in a sweltering Los Angeles. The city is full of bottle-blonde femme fatales, actors who never made it, and men looking ...Read Review

A Calamity of Mannerings

By Joanna Nadin - Published 2023


Children/Young AdultLiterary

If you want a coming-of-age book full of warmth and wit, look no further than Carnegie-nominated author Joanna Nadin’s story of 1920s ...Read Review

The Burnings

By Naomi Kelsey - Published 2023


Naomi Kelsey’s gripping debut novel is based on the 16th-century North Berwick Witch Trials and centres around two real historical figures: Geillis ...Read Review

The Good Liars

By Anita Frank - Published 2023



In 1920 nurse Sarah Hove goes to dilapidated Darkacre Hall to care for Maurice Stilwell, who was badly physically disabled in the First World ...Read Review


By Sue Hubbard - Published 2023



1939: World War II has broken out, and twelve-year-old Freda is evacuated from her working-class East End home to the Flatlands, the Wash in ...Read Review