No matter what the weather’s like, if there’s one thing that summer is perfect for it’s discovering new books and recommending your favourites to the people closest to you. If you’re still compiling your holiday reading list then you’ve come to the right place, because we’ll be showcasing six fantastic novels over the next few weeks – our #SummerSix picks – to help you make that all-important decision on which to pack in your suitcase. Every week we’ll be focusing on a different title over on our social channels with author features, postcard reviews, book discussions and giveaways.
Take a look at the brilliant books we’ll be discussing over the next six weeks!
Imagine if the next thriller you opened was all about you. 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 she is a key character, a main player. This story will reveal her darkest secret. A secret she thought no one else knew…
Discover the darker side of the holiday, where danger lurks round every corner.
DI Helen Grace is back and it’s her most personal case yet. She investigates the shocking murder of a close friend found cocooned in plastic. The investigation soon threatens to expose Helen’s private life and she has to make some tough personal choices along the way, as she hunts a twisted killer. These murders are part of a calculated attempt to bring Helen down…
The last people who you expect to be mixing with a drug-addicted prostitute are a respected judge and his society maven wife. And they certainly don’t plan to kill her and bury her in their exquisite suburban garden. Yet Andrew and Lydia Fitzsimons find themselves in this unfortunate situation.
If your husband was murdered and you were a witness, how do you explain it when he appears on your nanny cam? You thought you trusted him. Now you can’t even trust yourself.
When lawyer Lily marries Ed, she’s determined to make a fresh start – to leave the secrets of her past behind. But when she takes on a new case, she starts to find herself strangely drawn to her client. A man who’s been convicted of murder. But is he really innocent? And who is she to judge?
Nora hasn’t seen Clare for ten years – but then, out of the blue, she receives an invitation to her hen party. A weekend in a remote cottage should be the perfect opportunity for Nora to reconnect with her best friend. But something goes wrong. Very wrong out in the dark, dark wood…
If that’s not enough, we’ve also compiled our ultimate summer reading list and asked some fantastic crime writers what they’ll be reading this season.