An Interview with K.J. Howe

Name: K.J. Howe Author of: THE FREEDOM BROKER (2017) On the web: www.kjhowe.com On Twitter: @KJHoweAuthor KJ Howe is the Executive Director of Thillerfest and a three-time Daphne du Maurier winner. Thank you, Kim, for taking the time to chat with us. The Freedom Broker is a novel firmly set in the real-world. It feels like a […]

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THE FREEDOM BROKER by K.J. HOWE

THE FREEDOM BROKER K.J. Howe (www.kjhowe.com) Headline (www.headline.co.uk) £8.99 Eight-year-old Thea Paris watched as her older brother was kidnapped in front of her. Twenty years later, driven by the feeling of helplessness that still haunts her, Thea is one of the most respected and elite kidnap and ransom consultants in the world. So, when her […]

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CORPSELIGHT by Angela Slatter

CORPSELIGHT Angela Slatter (www.angelaslatter.com) Jo Fletcher Books (www.jofletcherbooks.com) £13.99 Heavily pregnant, Verity Fassbinder has been side-lined by boss Zvezdomir “Bela” Tepes, which is how she ends up watching a young normal woman whose house is inundated with foul-smelling mud on a monthly basis. When people, both Weyrd and Normal, start to drown on dry land, […]

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YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT by Daniel Kehlmann

YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT Daniel Kehlmann (www.kehlmann.com) Translated by Ross Benjamin (www.rossmbenjamin.com) Riverrun (www.quercusbooks.co.uk) £10.00 A writer heads to the hills, retreating to a snow-bound chalet, with his wife and four-year-old daughter to try and write a sequel to his breakthrough film. While the solitude should allow them to enjoy each other as family, the […]

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DO NOT BECOME ALARMED by Maile Meloy

DO NOT BECOME ALARMED Maile Meloy (www.mailemeloy.com) Viking (www.penguinrandomhouse.co.uk) £8.99 Cousins Liv and Nora have decided to take their families – a husband and two young children each – on a cruise down the western coast of the Americas. The giant ship on which they find themselves has everything they could possibly want, and it […]

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THE LUCKY ONES by Mark Edwards

THE LUCKY ONES Mark Edwards (www.markedwardsauthor.com) Thomas & Mercer (www.amazon.com) £8.99 Ben Hofland has moved from London back to the small Shropshire town where he grew up, with his eleven-year-old son, following the discovery that his wife was having an affair with one of Ben’s old friends. DI Imogen Evans has fled her own demons […]

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INFLUENCES: Japanese Influences by MARK EDWARDS

MARK EDWARDS Author of: THE LUCKY ONES (2017)                       THE DEVIL’S WORK (2016)                       FOLLOW YOU HOME (2015) On the web: http://www.markedwardsauthor.com On Twitter: @mredwards I lived in Japan for a year, back in the early noughties, teaching ‘English conversation’. This involved sitting in a cubicle with three or four people – salarymen and schoolgirls, […]

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LEOPARD AT THE DOOR by Jennifer McVeigh

LEOPARD AT THE DOOR Jennifer McVeigh (www.jennifermcveigh.com) Viking (www.penguinrandomhouse.co.uk) £7.99 Eighteen-year-old Rachel Fullsmith has returned to Kenya after a six-year exile following the death of her mother. But the colony to which Rachel is returning is significantly changed from when she was twelve. Her father is now living with another woman and her son; her […]

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