Skip to main content

Filter results

Loading...
Above the ether : a novel
Above the ether : a novel
Barnes, Eric (Newspaper publisher)2019
Books
"A mesmerizing novel of unfolding dystopia in a world very like our own, for readers of Emily St. John Mandel's Station 11 and Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood. The prequel to Eric Barnes's acclaimed novel The City Where We Once Lived, Above the Ether follows six sets of characters moving ...
Across the void : a novel
Across the void : a novel
Vaughn, S. K.2019
Books
"It's Christmas Day, 2039. Silent Night drifts across the ruins of a wrecked spaceship, listing helplessly in the black. A sole woman, May, stirs within - the last person left alive of a disastrous first manned mission to Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. There is only one person who can help he...
After the end
After the end
Mackintosh, Clare2019
Books
Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They're best friends, lovers - unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and Pip can't agree. They each want a different future for their son. What if they coul...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
All the beautiful girls
All the beautiful girls
Church, Elizabeth J.2019
Books
In the summer of 1968, Ruby Wilde is the toast of Las Vegas. Showgirl of the Year, in her feathers and rhinestones, five-inch heels and sky-high headdresses, she mesmerises audiences from the Tropicana to the Stardust. Ratpackers and movie stars, gamblers and astronauts vie for her attention and ...
Am I guilty?
Am I guilty?
Kabler, Jackie, 1966-2019
Books
One moment I had it all - a gorgeous husband, a beautiful home, a fulfilling career and two adorable children. The next, everything came crashing down around me. They said it was my fault. They said I'm the worst mother in the world. And even though I can't remember what happened that day, they w...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The archive of alternate endings : a novel
The archive of alternate endings : a novel
Drager, Lindsey2019
Books
"Tracking the evolution of Hansel and Gretel at seventy-five-year intervals that correspond with earth's visits by Halley's Comet, The Archive of Alternate Endings explores how stories are disseminated and shared, edited and censored, voiced and left untold. In 1456, Johannes Gutenberg's sister u...
Ask again, yes : a novel
Ask again, yes : a novel
Keane, Mary Beth2019
Books
Gillam, upstate New York: a town of ordinary, big-lawned suburban houses. The Gleesons have recently moved there and soon welcome the Stanhopes as their new neighbours. Lonely Lena Gleeson wants a friend but Anne Stanhope -- cold, elegant, unstable -- wants to be left alone. It's left to their ch...
Avenged
Avenged
Rose, Jacqui2019
Books
Thrilling, dangerous and compulsive, Avenged is perfect for fans of Martina Cole and Kimberley Chambers. You make a deal with the devil; you pay your dues...Franny Doyle has always known that her father Patrick has been up to no good. After all you don't become one of London's number one gangster...
Backlash : a thriller
Backlash : a thriller
Thor, Brad2019
Books
In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, ther...
Becoming Belle
Becoming Belle
O'Connor, Nuala, 1970-2019
Books
In 1887, Isabel Bilton is the eldest of three daughters of a middle-class military family, growing up in a small garrison town. By 1891 she is the Countess of Clancarty, dubbed "the peasant countess" by the press, and a member of the Irish aristocracy. Becoming Belle is the story of the four year...
A bend in the stars
A bend in the stars
Barenbaum, Rachel2019
Books
In Russia, in the summer of 1914, as war with Germany looms and the Czar's army tightens its grip on the local Jewish community, Miri Abramov and her brilliant physicist brother, Vanya, are facing an impossible decision. Since their parents drowned fleeing to America, Miri and Vanya have been rai...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Döblin, Alfred, 1878-19572019
Books
Franz Biberkopf is back on the streets of Berlin. Determined to go straight after a stint in prison, he finds himself thwarted by an unpredictable external agency that looks an awful lot like fate. Cheated, humiliated, thrown from a moving car; embroiled in an underworld of pimps, thugs, drunks a...
Big sky
Big sky
Atkinson, Kate2019
Books
Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at the discretion of his ex-partner Julia. It's picturesque, but there's something darker lurking behind the scenes. Jackson's current job, gathering proo...
[1 copy, 5 reserves]
A bitter harvest
A bitter harvest
Ellingworth, Charles2019
Books
1919. The Great War is over and an armistice agreed but peace is not a given. England, riven by grief and loss, attacked by the Spanish Flu, with its younger generation of men killed, traumatised or wounded, is adjusting to a changed world. The slaughter of the Great War is over, but the Roaring ...
Black sun : a novel
Black sun : a novel
Matthews, Owen2019
Books
It is the dawn of the 1960s. In order to investigate the gruesome death of a brilliant young physicist, KGB officer Major Alexander Vasin must leave Moscow for Arzamas-16, a top-secret research city that does not appear on any map. There he comes up against the brightest, most cutthroat brain tru...
Bonnie and Stan
Bonnie and Stan
Stuart, Anna2019
Books
After 50 years together Stan still adores his wife... so why is he dating again? Bonnie and Stan are soulmates. They met during the Swinging Sixties, to the soundtrack of The Beatles and the Merseybeat scene. Now they've grown up and grown old together, had children and grandchildren. They are fi...
The book of Tehran : a city in short fiction
The book of Tehran : a city in short fiction
2019
Books
A city of stories – short, fragmented, amorphous, and at times contradictory – Tehran is an impossible tale to tell. For the capital city of one of the most powerful nations in the Middle East, its literary output is rarely acknowledged in the West. This unique celebration of its writing brings t...
The book woman of Troublesome Creek : a novel
The book woman of Troublesome Creek : a novel
Richardson, Kim Michele2019
Books
"Cussy Mary Carter is the last of her kind, her skin the color of a blue damselfly in these dusty hills. But that doesn't mean she's got nothing to offer. As a member of the Pack Horse Library Project, Cussy delivers books to the hill folk of Troublesome, hoping to spread learning in these desper...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The bookshop on the shore
The bookshop on the shore
Colgan, Jenny2019
Books
Escape to the Scottish Highlands where a tiny bookshop perches on the edge of a loch. Zoe is a single mother, sinking beneath the waves trying to cope by herself in London. Hari, her gorgeous little boy is perfect in every way - except for the fact that he just doesn't speak, at all. When her lan...
[1 copy, 4 reserves]
The bookshop on the shore
The bookshop on the shore
Colgan, Jenny2019
Books
MODERN & CONTEMPORARY FICTION (POST C 1945). Desperate to escape from London, single mother Lottie wants to build a new life for herself and her son Raffie. She can barely afford the crammed studio apartment on a busy street where honking horns and shouting football fans keep them awake all night...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Am I guilty?
Kabler, Jackie, 1966-2019
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Big sky
Atkinson, Kate2019
[1 copy, 5 reserves]
0