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The Night Gate By Peter May @authorpetermay @riverrunbooks #TheNightGate #PeterMay #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlog

Riverrun August 2021 Book Description In a sleepy French village, the body of a man shot through the head is disinterred by the roots of a fallen tree. A week later a famous art critic is viciously murdered in a nearby house. The deaths occurred more than seventy years apart. Asked by a colleague to… Continue reading The Night Gate By Peter May @authorpetermay @riverrunbooks #TheNightGate #PeterMay #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlog

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Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman @SStokesChapman @HarvillSecker @#Pandora #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #RecommendedReads

Harvill Secker January 2022 Book Description London, 1799, Dora Blake is an aspiring jewellery artist who lives with her uncle in what used to be her parents' famed shop of antiquities. When a mysterious Greek vase is delivered, Dora is intrigued by her uncle's suspicious behaviour and enlists the help of Edward Lawrence, a young… Continue reading Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman @SStokesChapman @HarvillSecker @#Pandora #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #RecommendedReads

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Alison by Lizzy Stewart @lizzystewart @serpentstail #Alison #LizzyStewart #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlog #RecommendedReads

Serpent's Tail July 2022 Book Description Alison is newly married, barely twenty and struggling to find her place in the world. A chance encounter with an older artist upturns her life and she forsakes convention and her working-class Dorset roots for the thrumming art scene of London in the late seventies. As the thrill of… Continue reading Alison by Lizzy Stewart @lizzystewart @serpentstail #Alison #LizzyStewart #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlog #RecommendedReads

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Trust by Hernan Diaz @picadorbooks #Trust #HernanDiaz #Bookerlonglist2022 #prizenominatedfiction #TheClqrt #BookBlog

Picador Books August 2022 Book Description Even through the roar and effervescence of the 1920's, everyone in New York had heard of Benjamin and Helen Rask. He is a legendary Wall Street tycoon, she is the daughter of eccentric aristocrats. Together, they have risen to the very top of a world of seemingly endless wealth… Continue reading Trust by Hernan Diaz @picadorbooks #Trust #HernanDiaz #Bookerlonglist2022 #prizenominatedfiction #TheClqrt #BookBlog

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Five Tuesdays in Winter by Lily King @alicemaydewing @picadorbooks #FiveTuesdaysinWinter #LilyKing #ShortStories #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

Picador January 2022 Book Description Told in the intimate voices of unique and endearing characters of all ages, the tales in Lily King's first ever collection of short stories explore desire and heartache, loss and discovery, moments of shocking cruelty and the inexorable tug toward love at all costs. In these pages a bookseller's unspoken… Continue reading Five Tuesdays in Winter by Lily King @alicemaydewing @picadorbooks #FiveTuesdaysinWinter #LilyKing #ShortStories #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

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Exiles by Jane Harper @janeharperautho @panmacmillan #JaneHarper #Exiles #TheClqrt #BookReview #2023Books #ReadingRecommendation #AaronFalk

Pan Macmillan February 2023 Book Description A mother disappears from a busy festival on a warm spring night. Her baby lies alone in the pram, her mother's possessions surrounding her, waiting for a return which never comes. A year later, Kim Gillespie's absence still casts a long shadow as her friends and loved ones gather… Continue reading Exiles by Jane Harper @janeharperautho @panmacmillan #JaneHarper #Exiles #TheClqrt #BookReview #2023Books #ReadingRecommendation #AaronFalk

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The Butcher and the Wren by Alaina Urquhart @AlainaToTheMax @MichaelJbooks @sriya_v #TheButcherandtheWren #AlainaUrquhart #TheClqrt #BookBlog #BookReview

Michael Joseph September 2022 Book Description In deep Louisiana, a serial killer with a taste for medical experimentation is completing his most ambitious project yet. The media call him 'The Butcher' - and, so far, he's proved impossible to catch. With her encyclopedic knowledge of humanity's darkest minds, and years of experience examining their victims,… Continue reading The Butcher and the Wren by Alaina Urquhart @AlainaToTheMax @MichaelJbooks @sriya_v #TheButcherandtheWren #AlainaUrquhart #TheClqrt #BookBlog #BookReview

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We Need to Talk by Emily Hunt @emilyinpublic @mardleBooks @MelandJedi #WeNeedToTalk #EmilyHunt #theClqrt #BookReview #NonFiction #EssentialReading

Mardle Books February 2023 Book Description Emily was in a restaurant, having lunch with her father - the next thing she remembers is waking up, naked, in a strange hotel room, next to a man she did not know. She suspected she had been drugged and raped. She later found out she had been filmed… Continue reading We Need to Talk by Emily Hunt @emilyinpublic @mardleBooks @MelandJedi #WeNeedToTalk #EmilyHunt #theClqrt #BookReview #NonFiction #EssentialReading

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The Perfect Neighbourhood by Liz Alterman @LizAlterman @Legend_Times_ #ThePerfectNeighborhood #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlogger

Legend Times July 2022 Book Description When actress Allison Langley leaves her former rockstar husband in the middle of the night, her sudden departure becomes the talk of upmarket Oak Hill. But the relentless gossip comes to an abrupt halt when five-year-old Billy Barnes disappears on his walk home from kindergarten. Is there a predator… Continue reading The Perfect Neighbourhood by Liz Alterman @LizAlterman @Legend_Times_ #ThePerfectNeighborhood #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlogger

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Love Untold by Ruth Jones @AlisonBarrow @thatvickypalmer #LoveUntold #TheClqrt #RuthJones #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReading #PublicationDay

Bantam Books 29th September 2022 Book Description Grace is about to turn ninety. She doesn't want parties or presents or fuss. She just wants to heal the family rift that has broken her heart for decades. But to do this she must find her daughter, Alys. Alys abandoned the family thirty years ago, in very… Continue reading Love Untold by Ruth Jones @AlisonBarrow @thatvickypalmer #LoveUntold #TheClqrt #RuthJones #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReading #PublicationDay