A Melancholy Event
By Dan Glaister
An eerie novel of possession and compulsion, of a young woman propelled to fulfil a macabre destiny
No Lipstick in Lebanon
By Paul Timblick with Fasika Sorssa
High-rise hell: an Ethiopian maid’s frantic scramble for life in the Middle East
The Private Life of Lord Byron
By Antony Peattie
The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica
By James Flint
A tale of two families torn apart by hidden debts of love...
The Wall In The Head
By Christopher Beanland
A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.
On The House
By Helen Maskew
A tale of murder, suicide and the treatment of inmates in a small Suffolk workhouse in 1838
By Jennifer Pierce
Reunited as teenagers, two childhood friends discover the secrets and complexities of their image-obsessed hometown
By Raphaela Weissman
A relentless portrait of a family on the brink of chaos, as they struggle to care for each other under the weight of fear.
The Burning Hill
By A.D. Flint
Robbed and shot on Copacabana Beach, a young British soldier sets out to save the favela kid who nearly killed him:
Bobby Denise Is Reigning Rampant
By Daniel Ross
The darkly comic story of a retired Las Vegas stage magician and big cat enthusiast, dragged back into the spotlight by the consequences of one huge mistake.
By Norman Okello and Theo Hollander
A memoir of innocence lost and humanity regained in northern Uganda
Apple Island Wife: Escape to Tasmania
By Fiona Stocker
What happens when you move to Tasmania on a hunch, with a husband who aspires to be an alpaca whisperer and a feral cockerel? Can you cook the cockerel for dinner, or has it got rigor mortis?