Best Summer Reads

Show Me a Mountain by Kerry Young

If you haven’t got round to booking a summer holiday this year – let this book be it. The new book from the author of critically acclaimed Pao, Show Me a Mountain follows the story of Fay Wong, caught between the worlds of her Chinese and African heritage as she struggles to find her identity in Kingston, Jamaica. 

I See You by Claire Mackintosh

If you loved 2015’s brilliant I Let You Go, Claire’s new thriller I See You should be top of your summer reading list. After spotting her own photo in the classifieds of a London paper, Zoe Walker is determined to find out why. Is it just a coincidence, or is she being tracked? This book will make you think twice about how you live life in the digital age. 

Beside Myself by Ann Morgan

This compelling, dark literary thriller will have you gripped from start to finish. Identical twins Ellie and Helen swap places, aged six. It’s a fun game, until Ellie refuses to swap back. 

The Fever by Megan Abbott

Fans of Gone Girl will seize upon this dark and thrilling tale about a mysterious illness that sweeps through a small-town high school community, unravelling long-held family secrets along the way.

Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

Those who raced through Emma Donoghue’s Room will pounce upon her new and deliciously dark mystery set in 19th Century San Francisco. The city’s cast of swindlers, millionaires and bohemians is conjured up in vivid detail as an unsolved murder is investigated. 

 

The Divorce Papers: A Novel by Susan Rieger

A wonderfully light debut from Susan Rieger, The Divorce Papers tells the story of a young criminal lawyer who is strong-armed into taking on a high-profile divorce, which she then has to juggle with her own chaotic work and love life.

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