Wordery's Top 50 Independent Books of 2015
First in a series of stunning Icelandic crime thrillers, by international, bestselling author, set in tiny, snowbound town, accessible by a single tunnel.
The Last Pilot
With echoes of Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff and Richard Yates' Revolutionary Road, The Last Pilot re-ignites the thrill and excitement of the space race through the story of one man's courage in the face of unthinkable loss. ...
Reader for Hire
Marie-Constance loves reading and possesses a beautiful voice. So, one day she decides to put an ad in the local paper offering her services as a paid reader. Her first client, a paralysed teenager, is transformed by her reading of a Maupassant short story. Her fame spreads and soon the rich, the creative and the famous clamour for her services.
The Looking Glass House
Vanessa Tait, great-granddaughter of the Alice who inspired Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, tells the fascinating story of the childhood classic's strange beginnings through the eyes of a naive and deceived governess.