The Scottish Boy
Alex de Campi
A violent, sexy thriller about a 14th century English knight and his Scottish prisoner, by bestselling writer Alex de Campi and with illustrations by Trungles.
A novel of short stories set in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, in the 19th century.
Conversations With Spirits
E O Higgins
The story of a dissipated genius in a borrowed hat and coat
A post-apocalyptic novel set in 1066
The House of Fiction
A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction
The Private Life of the Diary
From Pepys to Tweets: a history of the diary as an art form
The Private Life of Lord Byron
The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica
The Serendipity Foundation
Terrorism with a social conscience, a debut novel
A Country of Refuge
An Anthology of Writing on Asylum Seekers from Britain and Ireland's Finest Voices edited
The Story of John Nightly
A novel about the rise and fall of a 70s musical prodigy
Dazzling The Gods
A brother returns from exile to stir up the past. A widower observes his daughter blossoming amid the carnage of war. A short story collection
The Wall In The Head
A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.
Mister Woodreeve's Reflection
Can the secrets be unravelled if they share the impossible things they have seen?
The Glorious Dead
A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist
The Broken Mirror
Jonathan Coe and Chiara Coccorese
A fable for all ages about a mirror which reflects an alternative world
All The Perverse Angels
Sarah K. Marr
Spanning Victorian Oxford to the London of the 1980s, “All the Perverse Angels” is a novel about the nature of loss and the confusion of love, about the stories we are told and the stories we tell ourselves
The Backstreets of Purgatory
Caravaggio in Glasgow: A Tale of Art, Insanity and Irn Bru
South of Hannah
A Texas musician uncovers the secrets of a mysterious composer. A literary novel about heartache, jealousy, and jazz
The Outer Circle
Set in the week following the London Olympics, this novel imagines an attack on London Central Mosque and follows five people caught up in its aftermath
The Cartography of Others
The Cartography of Others is a collection of short stories that explores the geography of the body and the migration of the heart
In Truth, Madness
In Truth, Madness is the fictional story of a correspondent driven to despair by the Middle East and South Asia. A reporter strives to find the truth. The more truth they find, the more maddening the world becomes
The Illustrated Wake
Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth
A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel
A gripping literary thriller set in post-tsunami Japan, where a missing child continues to haunt his parents long after the waves have receded.
Breaking The Foals
The Troy of myth was a real city. This is its story…
Oh, I Do Like To Be...
Billy's a clone of William Shakespeare. So is Bill. Neither of them know that the other one exists. Today they're going to meet.
How much can one person change you?
Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World
A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.
The Tristan Chord
Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna
The Point of Poetry
How poetry can teach us about the things in life that really matter