This psychological thriller, the follow-up to the huge-seller The Girl On The Train, is set in a village in Northumberland, where Jules Abbott returns home following the death of her estranged sister, Nel. Read More
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Five-months pregnant with two toddlers already, Grace Holland is a 1940s housewife, trapped in a loveless marriage.
You don't necessarily need to have read Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout's 2016 novel, My Name Is Lucy Barton, but to skip it would be to deprive yourself of a dazzlingly moving and beautifully succinct story, that's also the gateway to her latest work, Anything Is Possible.
This psychological thriller, the follow-up to the huge-seller The Girl On The Train, is set in a village in Northumberland, where Jules Abbott returns home following the death of her estranged sister, Nel.
Book Review: Hamlet, Globe To Globe: Taking Shakespeare To Every Country In The World by Dominic Dromgoole
In 2014, a small troupe from Shakespeare's Globe set off on an ambitious tour to put on a performance of Hamlet in every country in the world.
Ciaran McMenamin has certainly not played it safe with his first literary offering.
It's the summer of 1984 and a mysterious figure known as the Fox is breaking into homes in a Bedfordshire village, either leaving curious objects behind or taking things of no monetary value.
Crime writer Ian Rankin is to weave some of his lyrical talent into this year's Skye Book Festival.
Laura and her son Daniel have always been close, but for the past few years, he's been away at university.
Jo Nesbo has been a professional footballer, economist, rock star and most recently, a bestselling writer.
This is a warm hug of a book packed full of wise words of reassurance for millennials.
The year is 1988. FBI agent Joe Navarro picks up a typical assignment, an interview with ex-US soldier Rod Ramsay who has been linked with espionage in Germany.
Born 100 years ago, surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington only died in 2011, making her a fascinating link to a long-gone world.
The Blood Miracles is Lisa McInerney's follow-up to her award-winning debut novel The Glorious Heresies.
Whilst feminism is widely celebrated, in the age of social media, there is still overwhelming pressure on women to be perfect.
There's something about Scandi-crime fiction that sets it apart from the norm and the second novel in Norwegian author Samuel Bjork's Munch and Kruger series exemplifies everything that is great about the genre.
Book Review: The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, And More Creative by Florence Williams
Nature in 'health benefits' shock!
An author's history of a Highland train line has been named railway book of the year.
Jason Lowry is 11, living in a small Irish town during the 2009 recession, and spending a misspent summer with a strange girl who daydreams herself on trips to Ancient Greece and Egypt.
If White Tears was a car, it would be a high-performance sports coupe dragging a fully laden lorry, its wheels billowing smoke as it struggles to make any headway.
The Legacy is the first in a new crime series from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, author of the Thora Gudmundsdottir books.
Genial and witty, Stuart MacBride does not initially strike me as the type of man who would make his living writing about grisly murders, the stench of post-mortems, rotting bodies and smoked corpses.
Sam Miller, a journalist and author, is the son of Karl Miller, the much-admired literary editor and grand man of letters.
One of Scotland's top authors has revealed how a trip to Moray influenced the plot of his new book.
Professor Charles Spence once won the Ig Nobel prize for his work on the crunch sound crisps make and how this gives clues about how stale they are.
If you are a sighted person and wonder what it might be like to lose the visual world, the gripping Notes On Blindness will challenge your preconceptions about the condition and leave you reeling at the complexities of a life deprived of sight.
The theft of a £1.2million Stradivarius violin from Pret a Manger at Euston Station threw its owner, Korean-born child prodigy and violin genius Min Kym, into the spotlight in 2010.
That a woman's life is bound to include having children goes without saying - except that people say it all the time.
It's 1502 and Niccolo Machiavelli is called to one of the most exciting diplomatic tasks of his career.
With her vivid prose, Helen Dunmore is a writer who can make herself at home in any era.
Linguistics professor Thomas Saunders is on his way home to try and see his mum on her deathbed.
If the sun comes out for more than a few hours, that’s enough to convince many a Scot to drag out the barbecue and dine al fresco.
Writing under the pseudonym Samer, this 24-year-old Syrian from Raqqa has documented life under the occupation of Daesh in all of its devastating detail, risking death to smuggle his notes to the outside world.