The Fiction Hotlist September 17 is now out!
What will you choose this week?
‘Valour’, Book 2 of ‘The Faithful and The Fallen’ by John Gwynne has already been rated 5* by readers. ‘An epic that fans of A Song of Ice and Fire will enjoy!’
Anne Perry’s ‘Blood on the Water’ in the William Monk series also nets a top rating. Crime in Victorian England.
The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick – novel about Eleanor of Aquitaine for historical novel lovers.
No 1 bestseller Lesley Thomson’s ‘Ghost Girl’ Stella Darnell cannot shake her father’s legacy. A year after his death, she still visits his house every day. Now she has discovered what looks like an unsolved case in his darkroom: a folder of unlabelled photographs of deserted streets. But why did her father – a Detective Chief Superintendent and a stickler for order – never file them at the station?
Val McDermid’s Skeleton Road – Set in McDermid’s hometown of Edinburgh, The Skeleton Road centres on a Cold Case investigation. A skeleton is discovered, hidden at the top of a soon-to-be renovated Gothic building. Detective Karen Pirie is tasked with identifying the decades-old bones and soon finds herself unearthing a series of past conflicts, false identities and secrets that have long been buried.
John Sandford’s Stormfront – Virgil Flowers, New York bestselling detective.