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THE FORTNIGHT IN SEPTEMBER, R.C. Sherriff

September 2021

NESSIE QUEST, Melissa Savage

THE WATER'S LOVELY, Ruth Rendell

LILIAN BOXFISH TAKES A WALK, Kathleen Rooney

CITIZEN, Claudia Rankine

MY SALINGER YEAR,  Joanna Rakoff

EAST OF HOUNSLOW, Kurrum Rahman

August 2021

RISE AND SHINE, Anna Quindlen

I KNOW WHERE YOU SLEEP, Alan Orloff

HOLLY HERNANDEZ & THE DEATH OF DISCO, Richie Narvaez

LAY YOUR SLEEPING HEAD, Michael Nava

THE HUSBAND'S SECRET, Liane Moriarty

HOW TO BE FAMOUS, Caitlin Moran

FOGGED OFF, Wendall Thomas

THE KEEPER, Jessica Moor

DEVIL'S CHEW TOY, Rob Olson.

THE SECRET LIFE OF BOOKS, Tom Mole

ARSENIC AND ADOBO, Mia Manansala

ONE OF US IS LYING, Karen M. McManus

July 2021

WHAT'S DONE IN DARKNESS, Laura McHugh

LITANI, Jess Lourey

LITTLE VOICES, Vanessa Lillie

RAZORBLADE TEARS, S.A. Cosby

RUNNER, Tracy Clark

PHANTOM LADY: Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison, the forgotten woman behind Alfred Hitchcock, by Christina Lane

ME AND BANKSY, Tanya Lloyd Kyi,

QUEERING AGATHA CHRISTIE, JC Bernthal

UNSHELTERED, Barbara Kingsolver

June 2021

FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT, Stephen King

CHASER, Dharma Kelleher

DERAILED, Mary Keliikoa

THE THREE MRS WRIGHTS, Linda Keir

SCABBY QUEEN , Kirsten Innes

May 2021

FINDING MY VOICE, Nadiya Hussain

THREADS OF LIFE, Claire Hunter

THE LONG VIEW, Elizabeth Jane Howard

ELINOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE, Gail Honeyman

LIKE A SISTER,  Kellye Garrett (Mar 2022)

EASY MARK, Shannon Baker

CIRCLES OF CONFUSION, April Henry

SUMMER OF THE BIG BACHI, Naomi Hirahara

THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED, Mick Herron

BITTER RAIN, Shannon Baker

PAPER GHOSTS, Julia Heaberlin

Apr 2021

CHASING JACK Parnell Hall

KEEPING LUCY, T. Greenwood

THAT AFFAIR NEXT DOOR, Anna Katherine Green

BINTI, Nnedi Okorafor

MAMBO, MANGO, AND MURDER, Raquel Reyes (Oct, 2021)

SOMEDAY, SOMEDAY, MAYBE by Lauren Graham

AFTER ALICE FELL, Kim Taylor Blakemore

LAST WOMAN STANDING, Amy Gentry

NEEDFUL THINGS, Stephen King

Mar 2021

COTTONMOUTHS, Kelly J. Ford

THE HOLLYWOOD SPY, Susan Elia MacNeal

WIN, Harlan Coben

THE NINJA DAUGHTER, Tori Eldridge

THE HIDDEN STAIRCASE, Carolyn Keene

THE TREASURE HUNTERS, Enid Blyton.

HAD I KNOWN, Barbara Ehrenreich

SQUEEZE ME, Carl Hiassen

BURNT SUGAR, Avni Doshi

I NEVER PROMISED YOU A ROSE GARDEN, Joanne Greenberg

FROM THE DESK OF ZOE WASHINGTON, Janae Marks

HOLD ME DOWN, Clea Simon (Oct 2021)

Feb 2021

THE NIGHT HAWKS, Elly Griffiths

DEEP INTO THE DARK, PJ Tracey

WINTER COUNTS, David Heska Wanbli Weiden

THE POSTSCRIPT MURDERS, Elly Griffiths

INHERIT THE SHOES, Jeff Cohen

TRICKY, by Josh Stallings

SKIN DEEP, Sung J Woo

A GLIMMER OF DEATH, Valerie Wilson Wesley

WHEN WE WERE VIKINGS, by Andrew David MacDonald

Jan 2021

WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING, Alyssa Cole

THE POT THIEF WHO STUDIED PYTHAGORAS, J Michael Orenduff

THE GREENLEAF MURDERS, RJ Koreto

ENGLISH PASTORAL, James Rebanks

BITTERROOT LAKE, Alicia Beckman

OLIVE AGAIN, Elizabeth Strout

WHY DIDN'T YOU JUST DO WHAT YOU WERE TOLD, Jenny Diski.

Xmas Hols

BLOODLINE, Jess lourey

THE WILD SILENCE, Raynor Winn

SUCH A FUN AGE, Kiley Reid

THIS IS SHAKESPEARE, Emma Smith

HAMNET, Maggie O'Farrell

RANDOM COMMENTARY, Dorothy Whipple

AN ISLAND CHRISTMAS, Jenny Colgan

PIES AND PREJUDICE, Stuart Maconie,

PINE, Francine Toon

THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY, Mo Moulton

A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, truman Capote

THE LANTERN MEN, Elly Griffiths

THE DARKEST EVENING, Ann Cleeves

 

2020

December 2020

LAST CALL, Cathi Stoler 

DEATH AT GREENWAY (May 2021)

THE STORIES WE TELL, Liz Milliron (Feb 2021)

THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS, Vanessa Diffenbaugh.

November 2020

SEVEN WAYS TO GET RID OF HARRY, Jen Conley

THEY'RE GONE, by E.A. Barres

THE NANNY STATE MADE ME, Stuart Maconie

WOMEN OF A CERTAIN RAGE, Eileen Rendahl

THE FIVE, Hallie Rubenhold.

The numbers 259 and 214 on MSNBC's election special.

October, 2020

RODHAM, Curtis Sittenfeld

RULES FOR BEING DEAD, Kim Powers

THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB, Richard Osman

SHUGGIE BAIN, Douglas Stuart.

THE COUNTRY LIFE, Rachel Cusk

AND NOW SHE'S GONE, Rachel Howzell Hall

September 2020

LATE SHOW, Michael Connelly

SUMMERTIME, J M Coetzee

QUEENIE, Candace Carty-Williams

[TOP SECRET YET AWHILE], Jeff Cohen

ONE BY ONE, Ruth Ware

FIGHTING FIT, Ruth Dawes

THE WIFE, Alfair Burke

THE EX, Alfair Burke

GROWN-UPS, Marian Keyes

HOPE, FAITH AND A CORPSE, Laura Jensen Walker

500 MILES FROM YOU, Jenny Colgan

OPIOID, INDIANA, Brian Allen Carr.

August 2020

THE BETTER SISTER, Alafair Burke

LITTLE COMFORT, Edwin Hill

DODGING AND BURNING, John Copenhavr

ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY, Layla Saad

HOUSEBOUND, Winifred Peck

I'M STILL HERE, Austin Channing Brown

DOREEN, Barbara Noble

THE REDHEAD AT THE SIDE OF THE ROAD, Anne Tyler

HOW TO BE AN ANTI-RACIST, Ibraim X Kendi

MIRACLE CREEK, Angie Kim

A SINGLE THREAD, Tracy Chevalier

July 2020

THE LAST, Hanna Jameson

ONCE YOU GO THIS FAR, Kristen Lepionka

IN THE DREAM HOUSE, Carmen Maria Machado

BLACKTOP WASTELAND, Shawn A. Cosby

FAR TOO MUCH AND NEVER ENOUGH, Mary Trump

MEXICAN GOTHIC, Silvia Moreno Garcia

WHAT YOU DON'T SEE, Tracy Clark

I AM SOVEREIGN, Nicola Barker

COVENTRY, Rachel Cusk

June 2020

GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER, Bernardine Evaristo

SEA OF LOST GIRLS, Carol Goodman

ENDLESS BEACH, Jenny Colgan,

THE SUMMER SEASIDE KITCHEN, Jenny Colgan

BIG SKY, Kate Atkinson

TALKING AS FAST AS I CAN, Lauren Graham

AMERICAN MARRIAGE, Tayari Jones

THE QUARRY, Iain Banks

THE HOUSE BY THE LOCH, Kirsty Wark

May 2020

WHAT YOU PAY FOR, Claire Askew

I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER, Erika Sanchez

IF IT BLEEDS, Stephen King

THE WITCH ELM, Tana French

THE BOOKSHOP ON THE SHORE, Jenny Colgan

PRETTY GIRLS, Karin Slaughter

ALL THE HIDDEN TRUTHS, Claire Askew

April 2020

THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT, Hilary Mantel

CONVICTION, Denise Mina

THE BODY LIES, Jo Baker

WHERE THE MISSING GO, Emma Rowley

ONE NIGHT GONE, Tara Laskowski

THE MURDER LIST, Hank Phillipi Ryan

SO MUCH BLOOD, Simon Brett

March 2020

MURDER GOES TO MARKET, Daisy Bateman

THE STAND, Stephen King

RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE, Casey McQuiston

DROWNED UNDER, Wendall Thomas

THE NIGHT VISITORS, Carol Goodman

February  2020

FATAL CAJUN FESTIVAL, Ellen Byron

MURDER MOST SWEET, Laura Jensen Walker

THREE-FIFTHS, John Vercher

MURDER FROM SCRATCH, Leslie Karst

ABSENCE OF MALICE, Cynthia Kuhn

MY SISTER, THE SERIAL KILLER, Oyinkan Braithwaite

DEATH AT HIGH TIDE, Hannah Dennisn

THE NICKEL BOYS, Colson Whitehead

January 2020

MURDER IN THE DESERT, Iona Whishaw

THE LUCKY ONE, Lori Rader Day

THE POISON GARDEN, Alex Marwood

THE BOOKSHOP ON THE SHORE, Jenny Colgan

CHRISTMAS HOLS (Dec 20th-Jan 6th)

A NEARLY PERFECT CHRISTMAS, Nina Stibbe

OPEN THE CAGE, MURPHY, Pal O'Grady

MY NAME IS WHY, Lemn Sissay

THE LADY IN THE LAKE, laura Lippman

THE DUTCH HOUSE, Ann Patchett

CHRISTMAS ON CORONATION STREET, Maggie O'Sullivan

THE SALT PATH, Raynor Winn

THE INSTITUTE, Stephen King

THE STONE CIRCLE, Elly Griffiths

THE DARK ANGEL, Elly Griffiths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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