Category Archives: Fiction

Awful Auntie

Awful Auntie book description: The screechingly funny new novel from the Number One bestselling author A page-turning, rollicking romp of a read, sparkling with Walliams’ most eccentric characters yet and full of humour and heart. From larger than life, tiddlywinks obsessed Awful Aunt Alberta to her pet owl, Wagner – this is an adventure with a difference. Aunt… Read More »

Demon Dentist

Demon Dentist book description: The latest jaw-achingly funny, number-one bestselling novel from David Walliams – now out in paperback. Make your appointment if you dare… Darkness had come to the town. Strange things were happening in the dead of night. Children would put a tooth under their pillow for the tooth fairy, but in the morning they would… Read More »

The Miniaturist

The Miniaturist book description: On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt, but instead she is met by his sharp-tongued sister, Marin. Only… Read More »

Elizabeth is Missing

Elizabeth is Missing book description: Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn’t remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable – or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger. But there’s one thing Maud is sure of: her friend Elizabeth is missing. The… Read More »

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

The Secret History of Wonder Woman book description: A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman,… Read More »

Prodigal Son: A Novel

Prodigal Son: A Novel description: Twin boys grow up in the same family, in the same town. Dramatically different, they become bitter enemies, even as children. One good, one bad. One leaves his peaceful hometown, but when all else fails, the prodigal son returns, twenty years later. The reunion of brothers, sweet and healing at first, exposes shattering… Read More »

Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel

Motive: An Alex Delaware Novel description: Even having hundreds of closed cases to his credit can’t keep LAPD police lieutenant Milo Sturgis from agonizing over the crimes that don’t get solved—and the victims who go without justice. Victims like Katherine Hennepin, a young woman strangled and stabbed in her home. A single suspect with a solid alibi leads… Read More »