THE LATEST LIST of new titles added to the Library shelves is headed by a warm and amusing debut novel from Ruth Hogan, which made it into Richard and Judy’s autumn collection.
The Keeper of Lost Things
by Ruth Hogan
One from the Richard and Judy autumn selection sees Anthony Peardrew, after spending half his life collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before.
REALISING he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all it’s lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful owners. But the final wishes of the ‘Keeper of Lost Things’ have unforeseen repercussions which trigger a most serendipitous series of encounters…
Hide and Seek
by M J Arlidge
Prison is no place for a detective. D I Helen Grace was one of the country’s best police investigators but now she’s behind bars with the killers she caught. Framed for murder.
She knows there is only one way out: stay alive until her trial and somehow prove her innocence. But when a mutilated body is found in the cell next door, Helen fears her days are numbered. A murderer is on the loose. And she must find the perpetrator. Before she becomes the next victim.
M J Aldridge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone.
You Said Forever
by Susan Lewis
CHARLOTTE GOODMAN is living the dream. Surrounded by family, friends and a stunning vineyard overlooking the ocean, it would be difficult for anyone to believe that she has a troubled past.
However, haunted by the theft of a young girl, Charlotte begins to realise the enormity of what she did all those years ago, and soon finds herself having to make the most harrowing decision any woman would ever have to face.
Daisy In Chains
by Sharon Bolton
HAMISH WOLFE is charming, magnetic and very persuasive. Famed for his good looks, he receives adoring letters every day from his countless admirers. He’s also a convicted murderer, facing life in prison.
Maggie Rose is a successful lawyer and true-crime author. Reclusive and enigmatic she only takes on cases she can win. Hamish is convinced that Maggie can change his fate. Maggie is determined not to get involved. She thinks she’s immune to the charms of such a man. But maybe not this time…
IN THIS TRUE STORY, five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train travelling away from his home and family. Frightened and bewildered he ends up thousands of miles away but somehow manages to survive living on the streets before ending up in an orphanage.
He is eventually adopted by an Australian couple and finds love and security growing up in Hobart.
As an adult memories start coming back; he has an overwhelming need to connect with his past, eventually succeeding in finding his long-lost mother. An uplifting, heart-wrenching and truly beautiful film. Starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and David Wenham.