The Truth Together by Kelly Rodgers

A tension-filled historical novel of the Deep South, with characters to love, family relationships, corruption, and the legacy of slavery

Bone Necklace by Julia Sullivan

A contentious piece of American history taken and woven into a well-written and evocative historical novel with vivid characterisation

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

An exceptionally good book, set mainly in Alaska, of exploration and discovery, love and friendship, spirit magic and natives. Recommended!

Murder, Murder, Murder in Gilded Central Park by Cecelia Tichi

An enjoyable historical murder mystery with likeable characters and a steady plot, set in the Gilded Age in New York

Trading Dreams at Midnight by Diane McKinney-Whetstone

The story of four women in Philadelphia and the dynamics in their family relationships, exacerbated by the shadow of mental illness

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab

Making a deal with a devil can mean an exciting life, full of promise but what if you have no-one to share that with?

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

An unusual book with the themes of war and family following the lives of two main young characters: a blind French girl and a German soldier

Blue Moon: Jack Reacher by Lee Child

Blue Moon: Jack Reacher by Lee Child – Once in a blue moon, Ukrainian and Albanian baddies get their comeuppance, this time courtesy of Jack Reacher and a girl called Abby