The Birdcage Library by Freya Berry

Former Reuters journalist Freya Berry made a big splash last year with her exceptional debut thriller, The Dictator’s Wife. Inspired by the lives of women married to powerful men, it became a Between The Covers pick on BBC Two and a critical and commercial success….
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The Second Cut by Louise Welsh

Louise Welsh’s The Cutting Room was a sensation when it was published in 1999. It was a brilliant debut from a provocative new voice in British crime fiction, infusing a Gaelic vibe with a creepy gothic air. Tartan noir credentials firmly established, there was a…
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