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American dirt
American dirt
Cummins, Jeanine
Books
Yesterday, Lydia Quixano Perez had a bookshop in the Mexican city of Acapulco. Yesterday, Lydia was married to a journalist. Yesterday, she was with everyone she loved most in the world. Javier Crespo Fuentes was once her friend. They talked about books, shared their secrets, formed a close relat...
[15 copies, 63 reserves]
Dark waters
Dark waters
Halliday, G. R.Monica Kennedy ; 2
Books
Annabelle has come to the Scottish Highlands to escape. But as she speeds along a deserted mountain road, she is suddenly forced to swerve. The next thing she remembers is waking up in a dark room. A voice from the corner of the room says 'The Doctor will be here soon'. Scott is camping alone in ...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The discomfort of evening
The discomfort of evening
Rijneveld, Marieke Lucas
Books
"Jas lives with her devout farming family in the rural Netherlands. One winter's day, her older brother joins an ice skating trip; resentful at being left alone, she makes a perverse plea to God; he never returns. As grief overwhelms the farm, Jas succumbs to a vortex of increasingly disturbing f...
[2 copies, 4 reserves]
The Extraordinary [videorecording]
The Extraordinary [videorecording]
Videos and DVDs
For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world: the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate non-profit organisations, they train young people from underprivileged areas to be caregivers for extreme cases that have been refused by all other institutions. ...
Adèle
Adèle
Slimani, Leïla, 1981-
Books
Adele appears to have the perfect life: She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beautiful apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son. But underneath the surface, she is bored -- and consumed by an insatiable need for sex. Driven less by pleasure than compulsion, Adele o...
[5 copies, 1 reserve]
The bookish life of Nina Hill
The bookish life of Nina Hill
Waxman, Abbi
Books
Meet Nina Hill: A young woman supremely confident in her own ... shell. The only child of a single mother, Nina has her life just as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, a kick-butt trivia team, a world-class planner and a cat named Phil. If she sometimes suspects there might be more to life than ...
[1 copy, 4 reserves]
The erratics
The erratics
Laveau-Harvie, Vicki
Books
When her elderly mother is hospitalised unexpectedly, Vicki travels to her parents' isolated ranch home in Alberta, Canada, to help her father. She has been estranged from her parents for many years (the reasons for which rapidly become clear) and is horrified by what she discovers on her arrival...
[12 copies, 1 reserve]
The girl who reads on the métro
The girl who reads on the métro
Féret-Fleury, Christine
Books
"When Juliette takes the métro to her loathed office job each morning, her only escape is in books - she avidly reads on her journey and imagines what her fellow commuters' choices might say about them. But when, one day, she decides to alight the train a few stops early and meets Soliman - the ...
Lady in waiting : my extraordinary life in the shadow of the crown
Lady in waiting : my extraordinary life in the shadow of the crown
Glenconner, Anne
Books
The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with the wonderful wit...
[12 copies, 32 reserves]
Many rivers to cross
Many rivers to cross
Robinson, Peter, 1950-Inspector Banks series ; 26
Books
A skinny young boy is found dead - his body carelessly stuffed into wheelie bin. Detective Superintendent Alan Banks and his team are called to investigate. Who is the boy, and where did he come from? Was he discarded as rubbish, or left as a warning to someone? He looks Middle Eastern, but no on...
[10 copies, 3 reserves]
Night boat to Tangier
Night boat to Tangier
Barry, Kevin, 1969-
Books
"In the dark waiting room of the ferry terminal in the sketchy Spanish port of Algeciras, two aging Irishmen - Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, longtime partners in the lucrative and dangerous enterprise of smuggling drugs - sit at night, none too patiently. It is October 23, 2018, and they ar...
The white girl
The white girl
Birch, Tony, 1957-
Books
This novel explores the lengths we will go to in order to save the people we love. Odette Brown has lived her whole life on the fringes of a small country town. After her daughter disappeared and left her with her granddaughter Sissy to raise on her own, Odette has managed to stay under the radar...
[6 copies, 20 reserves]
The bumblebee flies anyway : a year of gardening and (wild)life
The bumblebee flies anyway : a year of gardening and (wild)life
Bradbury, Kate
Books
Finding herself in a new home in Brighton, Kate Bradbury sets about transforming her decked, barren backyard into a beautiful wildlife garden. She documents the unbuttoning of the earth and the rebirth of the garden, the rewilding of a tiny urban space.
An easy death
An easy death
Harris, Charlaine, 1951-Gunnie Rose ; 1
Books
"Set in a fractured United States, in the southwestern country now known as Texoma. A world where magic is acknowledged but mistrusted, especially by a young gunslinger named Lizbeth Rose. Battered by a run across the border to Mexico Lizbeth Rose takes a job offer from a pair of Russian wizards ...
Out of the blue
Out of the blue
Cameron, Sophie
Books
"Ten days after Jaya Mackenzie's mum dies, angels start falling from the sky. Smashing down to earth at extraordinary speeds, wings bent, faces contorted, not a single one has survived. Hysteria mounting with every Being that drops, Jaya's father uproots the family to Edinburgh intent on catching...
The casual vacancy [DVD]
The casual vacancy [DVD]
Videos and DVDs
Pagford is a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty facade, however, is a town at war: rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils. Pagford is not what ...
The heat
The heat
Disher, Garry, 1949-A Wyatt novel
Books
Wyatt needs a job. A bank job would be nice, or a security van hold-up. As long as he doesn't have to work with cocky idiots and strung-out meth-heads like the Pepper brothers. That's the sort of miscalculation that buys you the wrong kind of time. So he contacts a man who in the past put him on ...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
The girl who fell from the sky
The girl who fell from the sky
Mawer, Simon, 1948-
Books
Marian Sutro is an outsider: the daughter of a diplomat, brought up on the shores of Lake Geneva and in England, half French, half British, naive yet too clever for her own good. But when she is recruited from her desk job by SOE to go undercover in wartime France, it seems her hybrid status - an...
Stormbreaker [electronic resource] : Alex Rider Series, Book 1
Stormbreaker [electronic resource] : Alex Rider Series, Book 1
Horowitz, Anthony
Books
When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider finds his world turned upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in gruelling SAS training exercises. Then, armed with his own special set of secret gadgets, he's off on his first mission to Cor...
American dirt
Cummins, Jeanine
[15 copies, 63 reserves]
Dark waters
Halliday, G. R.Monica Kennedy ; 2
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The discomfort of evening
Rijneveld, Marieke Lucas
[2 copies, 4 reserves]
Adèle
Slimani, Leïla, 1981-
[5 copies, 1 reserve]
The erratics
Laveau-Harvie, Vicki
[12 copies, 1 reserve]
Many rivers to cross
Robinson, Peter, 1950-Inspector Banks series ; 26
[10 copies, 3 reserves]
The white girl
Birch, Tony, 1957-
[6 copies, 20 reserves]
An easy death
Harris, Charlaine, 1951-Gunnie Rose ; 1
The heat
Disher, Garry, 1949-A Wyatt novel
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
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