by Jodi Picoult
JENNA METCALF was with her mother the night she disappeared but Jenna remembers nothing. In the wake of that tragic events she has lost not one parent but two – her father is in an asylum and now she lives with her grandmother, who finds it too painful to talk about what happened.
Ten years on, Jenna is the only one who still seems to care. And she is determined to seek the truth, no matter how shocking and life-changing it might be.
The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins
by Antonia Hodgson
IT’S the spring of 1728 and a well-dressed young man is driven through the streets of London to the gallows at Tyburn. The crowds jeer and curse as he passes, calling him a murderer. He tries to remain calm. His name is Tom Hawkins and he is innocent. Somehow he has to prove it before the rope squeezes the life out of him.
Based loosely on actual events, Antonia’s new novel is both a sequel to the Devil in the Marshalsea and a historical mystery of relentless pace and suspense.
by Anthony Quinn
ON A SULTRY afternoon in the summer of 1936 a young woman is witness to an attempted murder in a London hotel room. Nina, a West End actress, faces a dilemma; she shouldn’t have been at the hotel in the first place and certainly not with a married man.
But once it becomes apparent that she has seen the face of the man the newspapers have dubbed ‘The Tie-Pin Killer’ she realises that unless she acts quickly more women will die…
The Versions Of Us
by Laura Barnett
EVA AND JIM are 19 and students at Cambridge when their paths first cross in 1958. Jim is walking along a lane when a woman approaching him on a bicycle swerves to avoid a dog. What happens next will determine the rest of their lives.
We follow three different versions of their future – together and apart – as their love story takes on different incarnations and twists and turns to the conclusion in the present day.