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The Girl Across The Wire Fence, by Imogen Matthews

1944 Netherlands. A prison becomes a concentration camp. A young couple offer hope to the inmates by smuggling letters and parcels past the guards. But danger lurks and no good deeds go unpunished… The Girl Across The Wire Fence is an historical novel set during WW2 in Nazi-occupied Netherlands. It is based on a true […]

The Perfect Daughter, by Kerry Wilkinson

Jennifer confronts Sharon about the bullying behaviour of her son. Sharon retorts that she should worry about her own daughter Katie. Shortly afterwards, there is a terrible accident and Jennifer will do anything to protect herself and her daughter. Even give in to blackmail… The Perfect Daughter is a psychological thriller revolving around the lengths […]

Dirty Little Secret, by Jonathan Peace

  TRIGGER WARNING: this book deals with child murder Yorkshire in the late 1980s. Louise Miller is preparing to start her new job as a female detective constable when she discovers a murder victim in a phone box. She is instantly on the case, searching for justice for the victim. However she also needs to […]

Whisper Cottage, by Anne Wyn Clark

Stina and Jack are newlyweds and now expecting a baby. Stina feels uneasy about a stranger spotted in her elderly neighbour’s garden but is more disturbed by the unkind attitude of the local community towards old Mrs Barley… Whisper Cottage is a sinister psychological thriller which deals with the occult but also the secrets we […]

The Trapped Wife, by Samantha Hayes

TRIGGER WARNING: this book contains child murder, rape and domestic abuse GP Jennifer Miller is adjusting to life as a widow when she discovers she is pregnant. The baby is the result of a drunken night out so she is shocked when the father appears in her consulting room. Scott soon forces his way into […]