An Interview with LUCA D’ANDREA

Name: Luca D’Andrea Author of: THE MOUNTAIN (2017) Luca D’Andrea’s debut novel, The Mountain, is now available. To celebrate, I have invited Luca along to chat about the book. I’d like to thank the lovely folks at MacLehose Press/Quercus for arranging this, and for their wonderful translation skills! Thank you, Luca, for taking the time […]

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A LEGACY OF SPIES by John LeCarré

A LEGACY OF SPIES John LeCarré (www.johnlecarre.com) Penguin Viking (www.penguinrandomhouse.co.uk) £20.00 Living out his retirement on the family farm in Brittany, Peter Guillam is surprised when he receives a summons from his old employer, Britain’s Secret Service, better known as the Circus. An old case – the case that drove Guillam’s boss, George Smiley, into […]

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EXTRACT: THE CABINET OF LINGUISTIC CURIOSITIES by Paul Anthony Jones

THE CABINET OF LINGUISTIC CURIOSITIES Paul Anthony Jones (www.paulanthonyjones.com) Elliott & Thompson (www.eandtbooks.com) £14.99 auripotent (n.)  rich and powerful The Latin word for gold was aurum, which is not only responsible for the chemical symbol for gold, Au, but is today found at the root of a host of suitably golden words. Aurigraphy, for instance, […]

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THE BLIND by A.F. Brady

THE BLIND A.F. Brady (www.afbrady.com) HQ (www.harpercollins.co.uk) 12.99 Samantha James is a staff psychologist at a Manhattan psychiatric hospital. When a new patient is assigned to her, Sam has trouble working out exactly why he has been given a mandatory stay at the hospital. Richard is uncooperative and quiet, refusing to fill in any forms […]

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An Interview with DAVID LAGERCRANTZ

Name: DAVID LAGERCRANTZ Author of: FALL OF MAN IN WILMSLOW (2015)             THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB (2015) Today sees the release of The Girl Who Took an Eye for an Eye, the fifth volume of Stieg Larsson’s popular Milliennium series, and the second penned by Swedish journalist and best-selling author, David Lagercrantz. I […]

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SCORN by Paul Hoffman

SCORN Paul Hoffman (www.redopera.co.uk) Red Opera () £18.99 Aaron Gall is a scientist whose childhood is overshadowed by a series of Catholic schools where he suffered physical and mental abuse, as well as countless perceived slights, at the hands of a succession of priests and nuns who were seemingly untouchable and infallible. When an accident […]

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INFLUENCES: What Made Me Write WHERE IN THE DARK by KAREN MILLIE-JAMES

KAREN MILLIE-JAMES Author of: THE SHADOWS BEHIND HER SMILE  (2016) WHERE IN THE DARK (2017) On the web: www.karenmilliejames.com On Twitter: @KMillieJames My new novel Where In The Dark tackles some difficult subjects, from the search for justice of Holocaust survivors to the dark secrets of gold stolen by the Nazis and hidden in banks throughout the […]

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he by John Connolly

he John Connolly (www.johnconnollybooks.com) Hodder & Stoughton (www.hodder.co.uk) £16.99 In Santa Monica’s iconic Oceana Apartments, an old man lives out the last days of his life, reminiscing on the many years that brought him to this point. Furthermost in his mind is his best friend, a man he knew as Babe, and whom he loved […]

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