THREE HOT READS
◆ It’s 14th-century England, and THE SHADOW QUEEN introduces us to Joan, Fair Maid of Kent: real-life granddaughter of Edward I and mother of Richard II. But Joan is not quite what her powerful family imagines in this cracking historical novel from ANNE O’BRIEN.
◆ In THE STARS ARE FIRE, Grace Holland is pregnant with her third child when she loses her home and husband in a wildfire. Struggling in the aftermath, she is surprised to discover a sense of freedom and hope – until a stranger appears at her door. This is delicate, poignant storytelling from ANITA SHREVE.
◆ Acclaimed author Michael and his wife Lizzie are holidaying in Italy with another family. Marriages collide as secrets and lies bubble to the surface. SIRACUSA is a brilliantly observed novel by DELIA EPHRON, sister of Nora and scriptwriter of You’ve Got Mail.