A Theatre for Dreamers by Polly Samson

Worth reading for the island setting only, which I warmed to immediately in Samson’s description, but felt much less for the characters

Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

An island house, a family occasion, a stormy night – the elements of an Agatha Christie style thriller which keeps you guessing ’til the end

Aphrodite’s Child by Sarah Catherine Knights

Emily arrives in Cyprus timidly and with trepidation but the experience that she has there changes her life forever

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