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Linda Calvey – the convicted murderer finding new fame as a crime writer

The Locksmith by Linda Calvey When you have served 18 years behind bars – earning the dubious title of Britain’s longest-serving female prisoner – researching a debut crime novel was never going to...

Drunken one-night stand comes back to haunt bride in psychological thriller

Every Vow You Break by Peter Swanson A drunken one-night stand at her hen party comes back to haunt a new bride when the stranger she slept with turns up at her isolated...

Lockdown has made us re-think our worklife balance – this book is a must-read

Remote working and portfolio careers have now become commonplace in our working culture but how do you set boundaries and maintain a balance between work and life when technically, you’re always at...

Infertility, an abandoned baby – it’s the beginning of a terrifying thriller

Trust Me by T.M. Logan When Ellen Devlin is left holding an abandoned baby on a train heading into London, it’s just the start of a terrifying journey… The baby’s flustered young mother said...

Montefiore’s fabulous Flappy is a tonic for the lockdown blues

Flappy Entertains by Santa Montefiore Snobbery is a human trait not universally admired… but that’s probably because most people haven’t yet encountered the unique and irrepressible Flappy Scott-Booth. Readers of bestselling author Santa Montefiore’s...

Katheryn Howard: The rise and fall of the ‘tainted wife’ executed at 21

Six Tudor Queens: Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen by Alison Weir She is the young queen who likes to dance and sing, and thinks a royal marriage will bring her riches and privilege...

Helen Rolfe’s latest is feel-good female fiction to keep you sane in lockdown

The Kindness Club on Mapleberry Lane by Helen Rolfe A grandmother with regrets and a secret wish, a daughter with no job and long-standing resentments, and an angry teenage granddaughter kicking out at...

Inspired by real-life spy Olga Gray, a tale of passion and intrigue

A Beautiful Spy by Rachel Hore Minnie Gray is determined that she won’t fall into the conventional trap of finding a ‘nice’ man, getting married and having children. Ten years after the end of...