July Releases

The Temptation of Gracie

Gracie Burton is a grandmother, living quietly in Devon. She has rarely left the village over the past 40 years. Her daughter, Carina, is immensely high-powered with her own fast-paced business in London. She has very little time for her 17-year-old daughter, Anastasia, away at boarding school, and even less time for her aging mother. In many ways, the three of them barely know each other.

Link to library catalogue
Careless Love  

A young local student has apparently committed suicide. Her body is found in an abandoned car on a lonely country road. She didn’t own a car. Didn’t even drive. How did she get there? Where did she die? Who moved her, and why? Meanwhile a man in his sixties is found dead in a gully up on the wild moorland. He is wearing an expensive suit and carrying no identification. Post-mortem findings indicate he died from injuries sustained during the fall. But what was he doing up there? And why are there no signs of a car in the vicinity?

Link to library catalogue
Shadows of Heaven  

In post-war Ballymara, two women are waiting for ambitious Michael Malone to return home. Rosie is the local schoolteacher and most people think she is promised to him. Just a few have guessed that he has secretly begun to woo Sarah, whose brutal fisherman father would kill her if he knew. Both Rosie and Sarah love Michael, both hope to become his wife and their lives will interweave in a tale of tangled secrets, old promises and new feuds. Michael Malone’s choice will have fateful consequences for everyone – especially, in due course, for his young daughter.

Link to library catalogue
A noise downstairs Paul Davis forgets things – he gets confused, he has sudden panic attacks. But he wasn’t always like this. Eight months ago, Paul found two dead bodies in the back of a co-worker’s car. He was attacked, left for dead, and has been slowly recovering ever since. His wife tries her best but fears the worst. Therapy helps during the days, but at night he hears things – impossible things – that no one else can. That nobody else believes. Either he’s losing his mind – or someone wants him to think he is. But just because he’s paranoid doesn’t mean it’s not happening.

Link to library catalogue

 

An Armful of Babies  

‘An Armful of Babies and a Cup of Tea’ is a vivid portrait of rural England in the post-war years, and a testament to an NHS in its own infancy and to what hasn’t changed: the bond between parents and their children, and the importance of protecting that.

 

Link to library catalogue
Notes on a nervous planet  

Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet feel more alone. And we are encouraged to worry about everything from world politics to our body mass index. How can we stay sane on a planet that makes us mad? How do we stay human in a technological world? How do we feel happy when we are encouraged to be anxious? After experiencing years of anxiety and panic attacks, these questions became urgent matters of life and death for Matt Haig. And he began to look for the link between what he felt and the world around him.

Link to library catalogue
Day of the Dead

Michelle Mason just wants to get away from it all. A holiday in the Mexican resort town of Puerto Vallarta offers her a break after the sudden death of her banker husband, who’s left behind a scandal and a pile of debt. But when a date goes wrong, Michelle is caught in a dangerous trap and needs to fight smart if she wants to escape.

Link to library catalogue
 

 

 

 

 

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email