Adult Fiction

 

From hot releases to award winners and recommendations, we'll let you know the pick of the new crop in fiction

 

 

 

 

A beloved author returns

The Break, by Marian Keyes

Amy's husband Hugh says he isn't leaving her. He still loves her, he's just taking a break - from their marriage, their children and, most of all, from their life together. But a lot can happen in six-months. When Hugh returns if he returns, will he be the same man she married? And will Amy be the same woman? Because if Hugh is on a break from their marriage, then isn't she?

Best selling author Marian Keyes is back in form with a new novel, brimming with heartache peppered with humour and vibrant characters.

 

Eagerly awaited new crime thillers

 

Glass Houses: the thirteenth istallment of Louise Penny's Gamache series.

When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. From the moment its shadow falls over the village, Gamache, now Chief Superintendent of the Sûreté du Québec, suspects the creature has deep roots and a dark purpose. When the figure vanishes overnight and a body is discovered, it falls to Gamache to discover if a debt has been paid or levied.

 

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye: continuing Stiegg Larsson's Millenium series

Lisbeth knows she is coming closer to solving the mysteries of her early life; and even within the confines of  prison, she feels the deadly influence exerted by her twin sister. She cannot stand by as racial and religious conflicts run unchecked amongst the community around her, manipulated by criminal forces far beyond the prison walls. Salander will stand up for what she believes in.

She will find out the truth. Whatever the cost.

 

She planned her own funeral. But did she arrange her murder?

A wealthy woman strangled six hours after she has arranged her own funeral. A very private detective uncovering secrets but hiding his own. A reluctant author drawn into a story he can't control. What do they have in common?

The Word is Murder is entertaining, quirky, engaging, and full of twists and turns. If you like Agatha Christie, try Horowitz!