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1979
1979
McDermid, Val2021
Books, Manuscripts
1979. It is the winter of discontent, and reporter Allie Burns is chasing her first big scoop. There are few women in the newsroom and she needs something explosive for the boys' club to take her seriously. Soon Allie and fellow journalist Danny Sullivan are exposing the criminal underbelly of re...
[8 copies, 3 reserves]
The 22 murders of Madison May
The 22 murders of Madison May
Barry, Max, 1973-2021
Books, Manuscripts
'I love you. In every world.' Young real estate agent Madison May is shocked when a client at an open house says these words to her. The man, a stranger, seems to know far too much about her, and professes his love shortly before he murders her. Felicity Staples hates reporting on murders. As a j...
About us
About us
Moriarty, Sinéad2021
Books, Manuscripts
Three women are at a crossroads - can they save their relationships or should they find happiness alone? Alice and Niall - They used to be lovers, best friends and parents, in that order. But they're no longer on the same page about sex and it's killing them... Ann and Ken - Ann thought when she ...
Adult virgins anonymous
Adult virgins anonymous
Crewe, Amber2021
Books, Manuscripts
"Are you still a virgin? Want to talk about it in a safe space? Meetings every other Tuesday. You're not alone." Kate Mundy's life is not going to plan. Nearing thirty, she's been made redundant from her job, her oldest friends have quietly left her behind, and she can barely admit her biggest se...
Afraid of the light
Afraid of the light
Kennedy, Douglas, 1955-2021
Books, Manuscripts
Brendan has always lived a careful, constrained life. A salesman who never liked the work, he's a man who has stayed in his marriage and his faith because it was what was expected of him. But now, having lost his job after corporate downsizing and on the cusp of sixty, he finds himself scrambling...
After story
After story
Behrendt, Larissa2021
Books, Manuscripts
When Indigenous lawyer Jasmine decides to take her mother Della on a tour of England's most revered literary sites, Jasmine hopes it will bring them closer together and help them reconcile the past. Twenty-five years earlier the disappearance of Jasmine's older sister devastated their tight-knit ...
Alchemist
Alchemist
James, Peter, 1948-2021
Books, Manuscripts
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Monty Bannerman's father is a leading genetic scientist, and Nobel Prize winner, whose company has just been taken over by what will soon be the world's biggest pharmaceutical giant. He had some misgivings about their company ethics but ultimately, he nee...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
All her fault
All her fault
Mara, Andrea2021
Books, Manuscripts
Marissa Irvine arrives at 14 Tudor Grove, expecting to pick up her young son Milo from his first playdate with a boy at his new school. But the woman who answers the door isn't a mother she recognises. She isn't the nanny. She doesn't have Milo. And so begins every parent's worst nightmare. As ne...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
All my mothers
All my mothers
Glen, Joanna2021
Books, Manuscripts
London, 1980s: Though she has a comfortable, privileged life, Eva Martinez-Green is deeply unhappy. The only child of an emotionally absent mother and a physically absent father, Eva has grown up in a cold, unloving house. But Eva is convinced that all is not as it seems. Why are there no baby pi...
All that I remember about Dean Cola
All that I remember about Dean Cola
Chandler, Tania2021
Books, Manuscripts
Sidney is happily married to her firefighter husband and thinking about having a child, but her life has been marred by psychotic breakdowns. Haunted by memories of Dean Cola -- the teenage crush who is an essential piece of the puzzle that is her past -- she returns to the town where she grew up...
All the fun of the fair
All the fun of the fair
Hulse, Caroline, 1977-2021
Books, Manuscripts
The fair is the only good thing that happens every year. And Fiona Larson is the only person in town who's never been. She's pretended to go -- but she's never been allowed. Because, before Fiona was even born, her sister died there. This year, everything will be different. Fiona is about to turn...
Animal
Animal
Taddeo, Lisa2021
Books, Manuscripts
Joan has spent a lifetime enduring the cruelties of men. But when one of them commits a shocking act of violence in front of her, she flees New York City in search of Alice, the only person alive who can help her make sense of her past. In the sweltering hills above Los Angeles, Joan unravels the...
Ascension
Ascension
Harris, Oliver, 1978-2021
Books, Manuscripts
British spy Elliot Kane is forced out of semi-retirement to investigate a colleague's suspicious death on Ascension Island, a remote and rocky outpost of the British military in the middle of the Atlantic. Despite uncovering a deep plot to incite a new world war, Elliot Kane has been on probation...
The attack
The attack
Jinks, Catherine, 1963-2021
Books, Manuscripts
Robyn Ayres works as the camp caretaker on Finch Island, a former leper colony off the coast of Queensland. Her current clients are a group of ex-military men who run a tough-love program for troubled teens. The latest crop looks like the usual mix of bad boys and sad boys. Then Robyn takes a sec...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
Bear head
Bear head
Tchaikovsky, Adrian, 1972-2021
Books, Manuscripts
In a sequel to 'Dogs of War', Honey the genetically engineered bear takes a ride in Jimmy the Martian's head and starts a revolution on the Red Planet.
A beautiful spy
A beautiful spy
Hore, Rachel2021
Books, Manuscripts
Minnie Gray is an ordinary young woman. She is also a spy for the British government. It all began in the summer of 1928... Minnie is supposed to find a nice man, get married and have children. The problem is it doesn't appeal to her at all. She is working as a secretary, but longs to make a diff...
The beauty of impossible things
The beauty of impossible things
Donohue, Rachel, 1975-2021
Books, Manuscripts
The summer Natasha Rothwell turns fifteen, strange dancing lights appear in the sky above her small town, lights that she interprets as portents of doom. Natasha leads a sheltered life with her beautiful, bohemian mother in a crumbling house by the sea. As news of the lights spreads, more and mor...
Before the storm
Before the storm
Gray, Alex2021
Books, Manuscripts
Inspector Daniel Kohi of the Zimbabwean police force returns home one night to find his worst nightmare has been realised. His family dead, his house destroyed, he is forced to flee the country he loves in fear for his life. Far away in Glasgow, DSI William Lorimer is hoping for a quiet Christmas...
[6 copies, 1 reserve]
Between
Between
Glassby, Wendy2021
Books, Manuscripts
Set in Australia and Papua New Guinea, 'Between' concerns itself with the importance of identity, cultural heritage and cultural diversity in respect of the Chinese/Mixed Race community of Rabaul who as 'non-indigenous' were impacted by PNG Independence. Maria Seeto is caught between. A return to...
Beyond
Beyond
Lackey, Mercedes2021
Books, Manuscripts
Within the Eastern Empire, Duke Kordas Valdemar rules a tiny, bucolic Duchy that focuses mostly on horse breeding. Anticipating the day when the Empire's exploitative and militant leaders would not be content to leave them alone, Korda's father set out to gather magicians in the hopes of one day ...
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
1979
McDermid, Val2021
[8 copies, 3 reserves]
Alchemist
James, Peter, 1948-2021
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
The attack
Jinks, Catherine, 1963-2021
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
Bear head
Tchaikovsky, Adrian, 1972-2021
Beyond
Lackey, Mercedes2021
[2 copies, 1 reserve]
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