New Arrivals

Little Big Love

Author: 
Katy Regan
ISBN: 
9781509898329
Added: 
14th May

Liam Jones is the love of Juliet’s life. He was her brother’s best friend first, then hers, then the father of her son. In those shining weeks after Zac was born, she’d never been happier, and neither had Liam.
Until the night he disappeared without a trace.
Zac is now ten, and collects facts: octopuses have three hearts; the world’s heaviest man weighed over 100 stone; only three species of animal have a blue tongue. The one piece of information he really wants, though, is the truth about why his father left.

Silent Night

Author: 
Danielle Steel
ISBN: 
9781509877720
Added: 
14th May

Silent Night is a powerful family drama and an example of the world’s favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel, at her most moving and compelling. Emotionally gripping and richly involving, Silent Night explores how the heart has mysterious healing powers of its own, and that sometimes the best things happen when we think all is lost . . . Danielle Steel’s latest novel is a deeply moving story of resilience, hope and the importance of family.

Metropolis

Author: 
Philip Kerr
ISBN: 
9781787473218
Added: 
14th May

Berlin detective Bernie Gunther bows out at last in the 14th and final book of the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling series. With an introduction by Ian Rankin. 'One of the greatest anti-heroes ever written' LEE CHILD 'One of the greatest master story-tellers in English' ALAN FURST Berlin, 1928, the dying days of the Weimar Republic shortly before Hitler and the Nazis came to power. It was a period of decadence and excess as Berliners - after the terrible slaughter of WWI and the hardships that followed - are enjoying their own version of Babylon.

Accidental Agent

Author: 
Alan Judd
ISBN: 
9781471150678
Added: 
14th May

'Charles Thoroughgood, Chief of MI6, keeps the flame of true espionage burning brightly in a contemporary Brexit operation as political correctness threatens to close in on his freewheeling profession - authentic, clever and wonderfully entertaining' Sir Richard Dearlove, ex-Chief of MI6 'Plotting in the best le Carre tradition' Mail on Sunday From the author of Legacy, now a major BBC Film, and The Kaiser's Last Kiss comes a brilliant new novel for fans of John le Carre, Mick Herron and Charles Cumming.

Three Bullets

Author: 
R.J. Ellory
ISBN: 
9781409187783
Added: 
14th May

On 22nd November 1963, John F. Kennedy's presidential motorcade rode through Dealey Plaza. He and his wife Jackie greeted the crowds on a glorious Friday afternoon in Dallas, Texas. BUT WHAT IF IT MISSED? Mitch Newman is a photojournalist based out of Washington, D.C. His phone never rings. When it does, a voice he hasn't heard in years will tell him his former fiancee Jean has taken her own life. WHEN THE TRUTH IS BIGGER THAN ALL THE LIES Jean was an investigative reporter working the case of a lifetime. Somewhere in the shreds of her investigation is the truth behind her murder.

The Big Kahuna

Author: 
Janet Evanovich and Peter Evanovich
ISBN: 
9781472260918
Added: 
14th May

A mysterious disappearance, an enormous fortune and a missing unicorn - it's the weirdest and wildest challenge yet for Janet Evanovich's bestselling sleuths Fox & O'Hare. FBI Agent Kate O'Hare plays by the rules. Charming con man Nicholas Fox makes them up as he goes along. They're working together to tackle the out-of-bounds cases ordinary FBI agents can't touch. Next up: the mysterious disappearance of the Silicon Valley billionaire known as the Big Kahuna. His model wife and shady business partner are more interested in gaining control of his company than in finding him.

The Creativity Code

Author: 
Marcus du Sautoy
ISBN: 
9780008288150
Added: 
8th April

As humans, we have an extraordinary ability to create works of art that elevate, expand and transform what it means to be alive.

Yet in many other areas, new developments in AI are shaking up the status quo, as we find out how many of the tasks humans engage in can be done equally well, if not better, by machines. But can machines be creative? Will they soon be able to learn from the art that moves us, and understand what distinguishes it from the mundane?
 

The Library Book

Author: 
Susan Orlean
ISBN: 
9781782392255
Added: 
8th April

After moving to Los Angeles, Susan Orlean became fascinated by a mysterious local crime that has gone unsolved since it was carried out on the morning of 29 April 1986: who set fire to the Los Angeles Public Library, ultimately destroying more than 400,000 books, and perhaps even more perplexing, why?

By Royal Appointment

Author: 
A. O'Connor
ISBN: 
9781781998076
Added: 
6th March

1861: Ireland is abuzz with the upcoming visit of Queen Victoria and the royal family. After the recent devastation of the famine, growing republicanism and calls for Irish independence, the royal family are on a charm offensive to recapture the hearts of the Irish people. But one member of the royal family will capture the heart of an Irish woman and change the course of history.

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A Thousand Roads Home

Author: 
Carmel Harrington
ISBN: 
9780008276584
Added: 
6th March

Where is home? Wherever the people you love are.

Single mother, Ruth, and her son, DJ, have never truly fitted in, but that didn’t matter, so long as they were together. When their home comes under threat, their quiet life will change forever.

DJ meets Tom, a man who ten years ago walked out of his house and never looked back. Ruth, DJ and Tom have all felt like outsiders. Burdened with grief and insecurities, they are not living their best lives. But together, these three ordinary people will do an extraordinary thing…

If She Returned

Author: 
S.A. Dunphy
ISBN: 
9781473699205
Added: 
6th March

David Dunnigan just received the phone call he has spent eighteen years waiting for.

A young woman has been found -- and she's claiming to be his niece Beth, who disappeared as a child. Is she telling the truth? And, if she is, will Dunnigan finally rid himself of his demons, and help her to rebuild her life?

For The Good Times

Author: 
David Keenan
ISBN: 
9780571340514
Added: 
6th March

Sammy and his three friends live in the Ardoyne, an impoverished, predominantly Catholic area of North Belfast that has become the epicentre of a country intent on cannibalising itself. They love sharp clothes, a good drink, and the songs of Perry Como - whose commitment to clean living holds up a dissonant mirror to their own attempts to rise above their circumstances. They dream of a Free State, and their methods for achieving this are uncompromising, even as they fully indulge in the spoils of war. 

The Wych Elm

Author: 
Tana French
ISBN: 
9780241393338
Added: 
6th March

One night changes everything for Toby. He's always led a charmed life - until a brutal attack leaves him damaged and traumatised, unsure even of the person he used to be. He seeks refuge at his family's ancestral home, the Ivy House, filled with memories of wild-strawberry summers and teenage parties with his cousins.

But not long after Toby's arrival, a discovery is made: a skull, tucked neatly inside the old wych elm in the garden.

As detectives begin to close in, Toby is forced to examine everything he thought he knew about his family, his past, and himself.

The Timely Adventures of Captain Clock (EDGE: Bandit Graphics)

Author: 
Tony Lee
ISBN: 
9781445157146
Added: 
11th February

Time-travelling Captain Clock and the crew of the Chronograph are on the trail of the twisted Time Vikings. Millie joins the crew as they attempt to stop the Vikings changing history, and forcing everyone to have a beard.

This title is part of the EDGE: Bandit Graphics series: individual, high-quality, safe, 32-page graphic novels written by New York Times bestselling author Tony Lee.

Category: Junior Fiction 9-12

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Monster Heroes

Author: 
Hoena Blake
ISBN: 
9781782025825
Added: 
11th February

Linda (the witch), Brian (the zombie), Will (the ghost), and Mina (the vampire) are monsters who fight for good. While other monsters try to hurt people, these four Monster Heroes help people. From switching potions to feeding zombies, these monsters will do whatever it takes to stop the monster madness caused by other creatures. 

Category: Junior Fiction 6-9

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