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‘The Mersey Mistress’ by Sheila Riley

Synopsis 1910 LIVERPOOL DOCKSRuby Swift is a hard-working, straight-talking woman of substance who does not suffer fools gladly,But when tragedy strikes on a bitter Christmas Eve, Ruby and her beloved husband Archie take matters into their own hands when a trusted employee’s house is mysteriously engulfed by flames and lives are lost.Orphaned by the fire,… Continue reading ‘The Mersey Mistress’ by Sheila Riley

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‘The Lantern Boats’ by Tessa Morris-Suzuki

Synopsis Tokyo, 1951. Elly Ruskin is trapped between worlds. Half-Japanese, half-Scottish, she is deported from Australia to Japan after the war, but Tokyo is a city Elly barely knows. In a whirlwind romance, she falls in love with a Scottish journalist and they marry. Kamiya Jun is a teenage war orphan from the lost Japanese… Continue reading ‘The Lantern Boats’ by Tessa Morris-Suzuki

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‘Last Place You Look’ by Louisa Scarr

Synopsis When does a secret become a crime? Jonathan Miller and his wife are invited to his best friend’s lavish 40th birthday celebrations. Four days later, Jonathan is dead, apparently asphyxiated during a solitary sex act gone wrong. A tragic case of misadventure. DS Robin Butler is accompanied by his new partner DC Freya West to notify the widow.… Continue reading ‘Last Place You Look’ by Louisa Scarr

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‘All The Little Things’ by Sarah Lawton

Synopsis Never trust anyone. Never trust yourself. Rachel has made poor decisions in the past, but she has always tried her best for her daughter. When Vivian needed a fresh start, Rachel didn’t hesitate to move them far from London. She just wishes she could shake the nagging doubt that Vivian is hiding something. Vivian isn’t like… Continue reading ‘All The Little Things’ by Sarah Lawton

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‘Kill Shot’ by Sally Rigby

Synopsis The game is over…..there’s nowhere to hide. When Lenchester’s most famous sportsman is shot dead, DCI Whitney Walker and her team are thrown into the world of snooker. She calls on forensic psychologist Dr Georgina Cavendish to assist, but the investigation takes them in a direction which has far-reaching, international ramifications. Much to Whitney’s… Continue reading ‘Kill Shot’ by Sally Rigby