PANDEMIC – ROBIN COOK
In New York City, a young, seemingly healthy woman is struck down by a respiratory attack as she heads home on the subway. By the time she arrives in Manhattan, she’s dead. She ends up on forensic pathologist Jack Stapleton’s table, which reveals surprising findings about the cause of death. Fearing the woman’s case could be the first in a severe outbreak of a deadly airborne virus, Jack works in overdrive for a diagnosis. When further cases occur round the city, and then in LosAngeles, London and Rome, Jack enters a race against time to discover the link that connects all the victims before it’s too late….
SLEEP – C.J.TAYLOR
All Anna wants is to be able to sleep. But paralyzing insomnia, terrifying nightmares and memories of that horrendous horrific day are making it impossible. If only she didn’t feel so guilty…. To escape the past, Anna takes a job at a hotel on the remote Scottish island of Rum. Yet even when seven guests join her, what started as a retreat from the world turns into a deadly nightmare. Each of the guests has a secret, but one of them is lying -about who they are and why they’re there. There’s a murderer staying in the Bay View Hotel. And they’ve set their sights on Anna.
HOME FROM HOME – VERONICA HENRY
Dragonfly Farm has been a home and haven for generations of Melchior – rivals to the Culbones, the family who live on the other side of the river. Life there is dictated by the seasons and cider-making, and everyone falls under its spell. For cousins Tabitha and Georgia, it has always been a home from home. When tragedy befalls their beloved Great-Uncle Mathew, it seems the place where they’ve always belonged might now be theirs. But the will reveals that a third of the farm has also been left to Gabriel Culbone, who has no idea what his connection to farm – or the Melchior family – can be.
WAR OF THE WOLF – BERNARD CORNWELL
Lord Uhtred of Bebbanburg knows that peace is far from reach. Though he has won the battle for his ancestral home, rebellion looms in Mercia and invading Norsemen appear at every turn. Surrounded and outnumbered by new enemies, Uhtred must call on all his skill and courage to survive, and prevent his beloved Northumbria from falling to the Viking hoards.
THE WIFE – DV1307
Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has spent forty years of sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to support her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Price) and his stellar literary career. Ignoring infidelities and excuses made in the cause of his art, but Joan has reached a turning point. On the eve of Joe’s Nobel Prize for literature, rewarding a spectacular body of work, Joan will confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and some long-buried secrets. The Wife is a poignant, funny and emotional journey, a celebration of womanhood, self-discovery and liberation, featuring a stunning cast that also includes Max Irons, Harry Lloyd, Annie Starke, Elizabeth McGovern and Christian Slater.