Three women, three time periods, and always the same old shit of male coercion and violence. An absorbing, immersive story.
The Silence Project
A gripping feminist novel of ideas about cults, power politics, female empowerment and utilitarianism: does the end really justify the means?
A clever and up-to-date retelling of the classic The Pursuit of Love. It’s an absolute joy. Vivid, hilarious dialogue, wonderful characters.
The Darlings of the Asylum
Gripping and exciting gothic novel. A wayward young woman is locked up in a Victorian asylum. Why? What happened? And how can she get out?
How To Kill Men and Get Away With It
Entertaining novel about a one-woman quest to redress the balance. Too many men are violent against women. They don’t all get away with it.
Well-written, thoughtful book on the treatment of sexual offenders in a high-security prison in Yorkshire.
Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone
A very clever and funny contemporary novel based on the 10 Commandments of crime fiction, as written in 1929.
The Whalebone Theatre
One of the best novels of 2022. An engrossing, moving saga following the lives of an eccentric British family from 1919 to 1945.
The Language of Food
Vivid, beautifully written novel about a wonderful 19th century cook, Eliza Acton, with characters and scenes that leap off the page.
Skelton’s Guide to Suitcase Murders
Funny, quirky, clever, entertaining and well written historical crime fiction. Book 2 in the Skelton’s Guide series