• Mystery

    Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

    Blurb: For years, rumours of the ‘Marsh Girl’ have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life – until the unthinkable happens. Growing up,…

  • Mystery

    The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

    Blurb: Be careful who you let in… In a large house in London’s fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note. They’ve been dead for several days. Who has been looking after the baby? And where did they go? When Libby turns 25, she receives the keys to a large house in Chelsea. It ends her money worries but raises a lot of questions about the family who lived there, her family. What happened at 16 Cheyne Walk? As Libby investigates…

  • Mystery

    The Twins by Saskia Sarginson

    Blurb: Isolte and Viola are twins. Inseparable as children, they’ve grown into very different adults: Isolte, a successful features writer for a magazine; and Viola, desperately unhappy and struggling with a lifelong eating disorder. What happened all those years ago to set the twins on such different paths to adulthood? As both women start to unravel the escalating tragedies of a half-remembered summer, terrifying secrets from the past come rushing back – and threaten to overwhelm their adult lives . . . Isolte and Viola grew up in a forest in Suffolk, living a wild life with their hippy mother. When a series of tragic accidents occur, they move to…