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Book of the Week: The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty

In Nicola Moriarty’s latest novel, The Fifth Letter, a group of female friends’ annual beach holiday goes crazy after secrets from the past, dark desires from the present, and old dynamics rise to the surface. It’s a hilarious, often poignant novel that reveals the reality that friends don’t always like each other; sometimes they even […]

Book of the Week: Crimson Lake by Candice Fox

She’s taken the Australian crime fiction world by storm in recent years and the latest, highly anticipated thriller from Candice Fox does not disappoint. With an intricately woven, thrilling but believable plot, combined with complex, likeable characters and a vividly drawn location at Australia’s top end, Crimson Lake will delight Fox fans and new readers. […]

Book of the Week: Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Why we love it: Behind her Eyes is the latest spellbinding psychological thriller that’s got everyone talking. It’s fast-paced, cleverly written, creepy, sometimes funny, and delivers an extraordinary twist  – hence the publisher’s hashtag, #WTFthatending. Louise is a single mother working at a psychiatric clinic in North London. Life is a struggle sometimes, but she likes her […]

Book of the Week: The Golden Child by Wendy James

It’s a hot topic right now – teenage girls, bullying, and the perils of social media – a topic nailed by Aussie author Wendy James in her latest novel. The Golden Child is a disturbing yet funny look at the age-old problem of teenage girls and the very modern problem of cyber-bullying.