The Fiction Hotlist for this week is out. We’re going to try Gone are the Leaves by Ann Donovan – sounds a bit different Feilamort can remember very little of his childhood before he became a choir boy in the home of the Laird and his French wife. Feilamort has one of the finest voices in the land. It is a gift he believes will protect him . . . Gone Are the Leaves is the enchanting story of one boy’s lost past and his uncertain future.
And this thriller ‘Dead girl walking’ by Christopher Brookmyre
Famous, beautiful and talented, Heike Gunn has the world at her feet. Then, one day, she simply vanishes. Jack Parlabane has lost everything: his journalism career, his marriage, his self-respect. A call for help from an old friend offers a chance for redemption – but only if he can find out what happened to Heike before it’s too late