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On Java Road – Lawrence Osborne


An atmospheric thriller set in Hong Kong telling the story of a friendship between Adrian Gayle, a veteran British reporter, and his old university friend Jimmy Tang, which is strained when
a young protestor, a friend of Jimmy’s with whom Adrian has fallen in love, disappears.

Pet – Catherine Chidgey


When glamorous new teacher Mrs Price arrives at a New Zealand school she becomes an object of fascination for her pupils, who view for the honour of being her pet. Full of twists, taut and gripping, a superbly rendered study of manipulation and betrayl.

Rattlebone – Maxine Clair


Reissued 30 years after its original US publication, this exquisitely written coming-of-age story set in a Black neighbourhood in Kansas City portrays the girlhood of Irene Wilson and the members of her community striving to make their way in a divided America.

The Book of Goose – Yiyun Li


Two French girls scheme to produce a novel about their harsh rural 1950s community. Fabienne dictates the plot, Agnes devotedly transcribes. A haunting fable about the mysteries of love, friendship, storytelling, and fame.

The Colony – Audrey Magee


A brilliant, often very funny account of the hostility and resentment shown by the inhabitants of an island off the coast of Ireland to two summer visitors, one an artist, the other a linguist
seeking to preserve a dying language.

The Marriage Portrait – Maggie O’Farrell


From the sparse hard facts of the life of Lucrezia de’ Medici, daughter of the Grand Duke of Tuscany – married at fifteen, dead within a year, rumours of poison – O’Farrell weaves a tale of intrigue, passion, paranoia and beauty.

The Night Ship – Jess Kidd


In 1628, a young girl embarks on a voyage on the Batavia, uncovering secrets and tensions both above and below deck. In 1989, Gil is fascinated by stories of nearby reefs and wrecks. A gripping drama which depicts the lives of two children bound together in a tale of brutal providence and friendship.

The Perfect Golden Circle – Benjamin Myers


Traumatised war veteran Culvert and affable, chaotic Redbone set out in a battered camper van to create a pefect crop circle in the fields of Wiltshire. A magnetic tale of two outsiders in need of healing whose friendship takes root against the cathartic background of the countryside.

The Queen of Dirt Island – Donal Ryan


Beginning in 1980s Tipperary, the story of the Aylward family told through four generations of women united by drama, tragedy, and the ongoing transgressions of their menfolk. A compassionate portrait of the power of blood ties.

The Romantic – William Boyd


Panoramic portrait of the fictional Irishman Cashel Greville Ross born in 1799 and by turns soldier, writer, explorer – irresistibly drawn to adventure and romance in exotic locations. Absorbing and wonderfully entertaining.

The Sanctuary – Andrew Hunter Murray


A disturbing eco-thriller set in the future where Ben, a struggling artist, hears that his fiancée, Cara, is not going to return from the private island where she has been working for a reclusive billionaire. He decides to seek her out.

The Swimmers – Julie Otsuka


For Alice, who swims there daily, the local pool is a haven free from the pressures of the outside world. But when the pool is suddenly closed for repairs her rhythms are disrupted. A graceful, sensitive portrait of shared ritual, relationships and memory.

The Trio – Johanna Hedman


Please note that this title is not published until July 6th.

An elegant, bittersweet meditation on love, intimacy, jealousy and freedom telling the story of Thora, August, and Hugo who meet in Stockholm and drift between London, Berlin, and Paris, reconfiguring their relationships and negotiating what each means to the others.

This Time Tomorrow – Emma Straub


Brilliantly constructed story of Alice, about to turn 40, and her father, a writer of best-selling science fiction, who is ill in hospital. Full of clever shifts of time and perspective, thought provoking, witty and tender.