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The Glass Woman

by Caroline Lea

Shortlisted for the Historical Writers Association Debut Crown Award

In the tradition of Jane Eyre and RebeccaThe Glass Woman by Caroline Lea in which a young woman follows her new husband to his remote...


The Electric Dwarf

by Tim Vine

A ‘Withnail’ for the twenty-first century

Tim Vine’s satirical thriller appears to revolve around the dysfunctional lives of Norman and Peter – the latter becoming an accidental terrorist. Driven by his...


Moonstomp

by Tim Wells

AGGRO ON THE STREETS OF LONDON!

1979: punk, reggae, boots, braces, button-down shirts. Packed full of music, style, and bovver, Moonstomp is the written in blood story of a teenage skinhead who’s also a werewolf....


The Snakes

by Sadie Jones

The Snakes is many things—a parable and an ancient drama where a father’s greed devours his children, a police procedural, an avid take on tabloid venality, and a bitter comedy, superbly observed, where...


The Wall in the Head

by Christopher Beanland

A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.


Your Fault

by Andrew Cowan

Set in a 1960s English new town, Your Fault charts one boy’s childhood from first memory to first love. A year older in each chapter, Peter’s story is told to him by his future self as he attempts to recreate...


Triangulum

by Masande Ntshanga

Triangulum is an ambitious, often philosophical and genre-bending novel that covers a period of over 40 years in South Africa’s recent past and near future — starting from the collapse of the apartheid homeland...


Snegurochka

by Judith Heneghan

‘Something terrible is happening here. Something terrible has already happened.’

Snegurochka opens in Kiev in 1992, one year after Ukraine’s declaration of independence. Rachel, a troubled young English...


Dream Sequence

by Adam Foulds

Newly divorced, Kristin chafes against her sister’s concerns about how she’s faring. After all, she’s redecorated her ex-husband out of her home, taken up yoga, and has a new love interest: a man she met...


Unscripted

by Claire Handscombe

Nobody is a bigger fan of actor Thomas Cassidy than Libby. Nobody. That's why she's totally going to marry him.

She’s going to write a novel, name the main character after Thom, and find a way to get it to...


Berg

by Ann Quin

‘A man called Berg, who changed his name to Greb, came to a seaside town intending to kill his father. . . ’

So begins Ann Quin’s first novel, a debut ‘so staggeringly superior to most you’ll never...


The Belle Hotel

by Craig Melvin

‘A great read’ Matt Haig 13 October 2008. Welcome to the worst day of Chef Charlie Sheridan's life, the day he's about to lose his two great loves: his childhood sweetheart, Lulu, and the legendary Brighton...


The Stranger from the Sea

by Paul Binding

The dramatic and moving reimagination of the characters from Ibsen’s The Lady from the Sea, set in a 19th-century town that harbors many secrets

 

After a ferocious storm shipwrecks young Norwegian sailor...


Bobby Denise is Reigning Rampant

by Daniel Ross

Bobby Denise feels no guilt for what he did. So please, for the love of God, stop asking him about it. In 1985, one of the best stage magicians in Las Vegas ended his career in front of a horrified paying audience....


Sealskin

by Su Bristow

Donald, a young fisherman, is overwhelmed when he comes across a group of beautiful women dancing on the shore beneath the moonlight. They are selkies — seals that shed their skin once a year to become human...


Cull

by Tanvir Bush

A sharp and outrageous satire about the deadly dark side of discrimination Alex has a problem. Categorized as one of the disabled, dole-scrounging underclass, she is finding it hard to make ends meet. When in...


Something Like Breathing

by Angela Readman

It’s the 1950s, and Lorrie is unimpressed when her family moves to the remote Scottish island where her grandad runs a whisky distillery. She befriends Sylvie, the shy girl next door: ‘The slightest smile...


Late in the Day

by Tessa Hadley

“With each new book by Tessa Hadley, I grow more convinced that she’s one of the greatest stylists alive.”—Ron Charles, Washington Post

New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice |A Parnassus First Editions...


The Third Wheel

by Michael J. Ritchie

English teacher Dexter feels like he’s being taunted by the universe. Everywhere he turns he’s accosted by wedding invitations, housewarming parties and tables for two. Every last one of his friends is settling...


Senseless

by Anna Lickley

Beth’s partner, Dan, inexplicably vanishes from her life and nine years later she is still struggling. In the intervening years, she has learnt British Sign Language (BSL) and got what she thought would be...