An Eclectic Mix for May
On our library shelves you will find 65 new titles this May including Boris Johnson’s The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History(010982), which achieved a Sunday TimesTop 10 Best Seller rating.
Leading jockey A P McCoy is giving Dick Francis a run for his money as a thriller author with Narrowing the Field (011157).
Staying on the mystery theme Kate Hamer’s The Girl in the Red Coat (011104) is a gripping tale about a little girl’s strange disappearance. Three centuries of scandal, power and intrigue forms the background to Natalie Livingstone’s The Mistresses of Cliveden(011058) while Robert Goddard’s Great War flying ace James ‘Max’ Maxted is back with a story of murder and treachery in The Corners of the Globe(011029). Set within the sun-drenched hills of the Amalfi coast, Santa Montefiore’s The Italian Matchmaker(011102) would make a great holiday read to pop in your suitcase or you could plunge down into the East End’s criminal underworld in Lena Kennedy’s Queenie’s Castle(011052) while relaxing by the hotel pool.
‘Raw and harrowing’ has been used to describe classical pianist James Rhodes’ controversial memoir Instrumental (011060) which his ex-wife tried to stop being published.
And finally for poetry lovers Louis Macneice’s long poem, Autumn Journal(011139), written between August and December 1938, intertwines everyday life with the storms clouds of approaching war.
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