The Queen of Bloody Everything
Joanna Nadin Mantle. Out now In summer 1976, six-year-old Dido moves with her bohemian, boozy mother Edie from a London squat to a house in Essex and is instantly drawn to neighbouring family the Trevelyans and the stability they represent.
Years later, as Edie lies dying, Dido tells of their shared lives and the romances, triumphs and disasters that befell them, always under the shadow of the glamorous Trevelyans.
Tender and with a wince-inducing evocation of adolescence, you’ll fall for the awkward Dido as surely as she falls for the boy next door. Cleverly crafted and beautifully written.
Luke Allnutt Orion. Out now Prepare to have your heart wrenched by this emotion-drenched story following Rob as he looks back on his battle to save his young son after the lad’s diagnosis with cancer. With Allnutt in remission from the disease himself, this stunning novel has a raw authenticity.
Karen Cleveland Bantam. Out now What does a CIA agent do when she finds her husband is a Russian spy? That’s the dilemma for motherof-four Vivian – who faces an impossible choice. Full of heart-pounding suspense, this highstakes thriller is unputdownable.
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