US Literary Fiction
It is easy to analyze the mechanism of a good story but more often than not more difficult to explain why a select few are as moving as they are. Yet with The Breedlow Legacy, it’s not only the manner through which the characters are revealed to us but McNamara’s fascinating exploration of memory.
Christian Historical Fiction
With his seemingly endless talent for absorbing storytelling regardless of time, place or culture, Neil Perry Gordon builds on his previous success with ‘THE NAZARITE-The Untold story of Samson and Delilah’. Breathing life into this miraculous and fantastical Biblical account, Gordon lends an air of believability to the astonishing events in the life and downfall of Samson the Nazarite.
Coming Of Age Fiction
Take a deep breath and enter the world of Gene Nelson. Joltingly powerful, instantly compelling and often heart-breaking, Oliver hasn’t picked an easy subject on which to write but his willingness to steer away from a prescriptive approach means he reaches his readers on both an emotional and intellectual level.
Satire and literary fiction
It would be hard to imagine any novel about a nightclub not containing drugs, depravity, and all-around bad behaviour and The Reprobates certainly doesn’t disappoint in a rip ragingly provocative read that takes its readers from outrageous highs to rock bottom in the blink of an eye.
Family Life Fiction Reviews
Duck’s writing is light and easy to read, her plot vibrant and a pleasure to follow, but what sets her novel apart is a clear understanding of how family dynamics, in their differing guises, shape our years, with character development at the heart of her narrative.
Literary Fiction & Philosophy
It’s a novel that rightly deserves your full attention with Alsadah achieving pitch-perfect balance between narrative and style. A read that is refreshingly devoid of archetypical characters whilst creating intricate shifts in perspective which are sure to engender much consideration.
Romantic Psychological Fiction Novels
Cleverly plotted, beautifully characterized, dark and utterly compelling it’s clear from the start that Wojciechowski knows how to weave an intriguing narrative and she is quick to hit her stride to give us a haunting and idiosyncratic read with a savvy emotional payoff about taking chances and moving forward.
New in Asian Literature
Exquisitely written with a raw intensity, Muhammad Ali Bandial’s ‘I Dream of Rain’ is a powerful exploration of time and circumstance, and the drivers which form and mould personality and relationships.
Must-Read Short Story Collections
Leaving us with images that linger in our thoughts Ha’s All the Rivers Flow into the Sea & Other Stories is simply superb and an unreservedly recommended five stars read!
Recommended Romance Literary Fiction
Combining masterful writing, luminous characterization, narrative intelligence and a superb enveloping plot The Stitching of Sofina’s cumulative emotional power takes readers by surprise, capturing us unawares in its ability to move us as deeply as it does.