All the Devils are Here by Louise Penny

A welcome return to form for Louise Penny, with a complex mystery set in Paris. All the Devils are Here is Book 16 in Louise Penny’s Armand Gamache series. For my money this book marks Penny’s return to the top of her game. As a fan I felt the previous two novels...

The Savage Garden by Mark Mills

A beautiful Italian Renaissance garden and two murders – centuries apart. What does the killing of an Italian nobleman by two German soldiers in 1945 have to do with a beautiful Italian Renaissance garden with a mystery at its heart? Well, if you want to know, read...

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

Everyone in our book group found this a gripping read. The Night Swim is Megan Goldin’s third novel and it’s a story that grips you and doesn’t let go. Everyone who read it in our book group felt the same and it definitely merits the 4+ Stars we awarded. The storySet...

Life after Life by Kate Atkinson

What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you got it right? What if some day or night a demon was to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say: ‘This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and...

Launch Code by Michael Ridpath

Back in 1983 a nuclear strike was averted. Now, in 2019, the story is about to explode. Launch Code is a standalone novel by Michael Ridpath that was published last year. It follows two timelines – one from 1983 when, at the height of the Cold War, a US submarine came...