Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke – Surprisingly good read from Susanna Clarke, which is an imaginative tour de force of otherworldliness, magic & the ruthlessness of ambition

Old Baggage by Lissa Evans

Mattie Simpkin is a wonderful heroine with verve and drive and a willingness to ensure that young women of the early twentieth century know that they can achieve much – if they only know how to push.

The Milan Contract by Stephen Franks

The Milan Contract by Stephen Franks is a great thriller, taut and tense, with a well-executed plot which starts as a regular police investigation but develops into so much more