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The Ballroom by Anna Hope

Where love is your only escape ....  1911: Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors, where men and women are kept apart by high walls and barred windows, there is a ballroom vast and beautiful. For one bright evening every week they come together and dance. When John and Ella meet It… Continue reading The Ballroom by Anna Hope

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The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

It begins with the discovery of a tattered photo, a letter and a tiny leather shoe... World War Two, Poland. Alina and Tomasz are childhood sweethearts. The night before he leaves for college, Tomasz proposes marriage. But when their village falls to the Nazis, Alina doesn't know if Tomasz is alive or dead. 2019. Life changed beyond… Continue reading The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

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A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of all of them… In the middle of the night, Creusa wakes to find her beloved Troy engulfed in flames. Ten seemingly endless years of brutal conflict between the Greeks and the Trojans are over, and the Greeks are victorious. Over… Continue reading A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

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Red Oblivion by Leslie Shimotakahara

Family secrets surface when two sisters travel to Hong Kong to care for their ill father. When Jill Lau receives an early morning phone call that her elderly father has fallen gravely ill, she and her sister, Celeste, catch the first flight from Toronto to Hong Kong. The man they find languishing in the hospital… Continue reading Red Oblivion by Leslie Shimotakahara

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We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

People lived because she killed.People died because he lived. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the king. If Zafira was exposed as a girl,… Continue reading We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut. In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that… Continue reading The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

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A Gift in December by Jenny Gladwell

Come back, one day. Come back to me, just once. Jane thought she would be alone this Christmas, but is a surprising gift waiting beneath the mistletoe? A heart-warming, feel-good festive treat to curl up with this winter.Heartbroken by a failed romance, journalist Jane Brook is sent to Norway to cover the Queen of the… Continue reading A Gift in December by Jenny Gladwell