FROM A BEACH-SIDE Second World War boarding house to modern-day Russia and its President, Vladimir Putin, from back-street murder and mayhem in London to a shopaholic on the loose in Hollywood – there’s a broad range of topics to be encountered in our second selection of new titles added to the Library shelves in September.
Sweet Memories of You
by Ellie Dean
PEGGY REILLY is at her best when, in 1943, the troubles of war come knocking at the door of Beach View Boarding House, especially when it concerns her younger sister Doreen.
Doreen is divorced from Eddie, but his letters have taken on a more threatening tone of late. When Doreen barely survives a traumatic disaster while on leave in London, she returns home to Peggy and Cliffehaven in the hope that the love and comfort that she will find there can help her recover.
However, Eddie continues to be an unsettling reminder of her past – and Doreen’s life is about to change dramatically.
by Renee Knight
WHEN AN INTRIGUING novel appears on Catherine’s bedside table, she curls up and begins to read. But as she turns the pages, she is horrified to realise that she is a key character, a main player. This story will reveal her darkest secret. A secret that she thought no one else knew…
The Slaughter Man
by Tony Parsons
AS DETECTIVE Max Wolfe hunts a pitiless serial killer through the streets of London, he learns that even the happiest of families have black twisted secrets that someone is ready to kill for.
Shopaholic to the Rescue
by Sophie Kinsella
BECKY BRANDON, neé Bloomwood, is on a major rescue mission! Hollywood was full of surprises and now she is on a road trip to help her friends and family. She is determined to get to the bottom of why her dad has mysteriously disappeared, help her best friend Suze, and maybe even bond with Alicia.
As Becky discovers just how much her friends and family need help, she comes up with her biggest, boldest, most brilliant plan yet! So can she save the day just when they need her most?
by Stephen Leather
AS AN MI5 AGENT, Spider is used to going undercover. But when he is asked to assume the identity of the contract killer hired to take out President Vladimir Putin, he knows that he will become a wanted man.
And things are about to become more complicated. Spider is told that his MI5 controller and close friend Charlotte Button has been running an off-the-books assassination operation, taking vengeance on the men who killed her husband. Spider owes his life to Button – but this discovery will stretch his loyalty to the limit…