The Land, The Land by Robin Hawdon

One farmer’s fight to preserve the land that his family has farmed for generations is a story of the little man versus the power of money

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

A modern novel containing the essence of the classic fairytale with its hints of the magical – like a river, a story of twists and turns

Love is a State of Mind by Sarah Catherine Knights

The lovely story of Anna who, when the life that she has always known is torn part, is faced with a choice-resent or embrace the change?

The Muse by Amy Ellis

A surprisingly good novel in verse about the life of a portrait painter, brimming with sensuality & its evocation of attitudes of the time

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

A lovely book about kind people being nice to each other with a touch of the other worldly and gentle humour

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

A masterful mystery, unique and incredibly well-written – you must read it for yourself to be baffled and wowed.