From science fiction to crime and family saga, there’s something for everyone in 10 of the most popular new books from the last couple of weeks, compiled by Morecambe Library.
1 The Silkworm – Robert Galbraith
Detective Cormoran Strike is back looking for missing author Owen Quine when a manuscript is found that contains poisonous pen-portraits.
2 Perfect Heritage – Penny Vincenzi
Business woman Bianca Bailey has been brought in to turn things around at popular cosmetics company, The House of Farrell.
3 The Long Mars – Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
Book three in the Long Earth series is set in the future after the Yellowstone eruption.
4 The Way Back Home – Freya North
Oriana Taylor grew up in an artist’s commune in Derbyshire, with brothers Malachy and Jed as her closest friends, until one fateful summer. Twenty years on, Oriana is back.
5 Terminal City – Linda Fairstein
The hunt begins to find a killer who is leaving victims with a signature carved into their bodies.
6 The Darkest Hour – Barbara Erskine
In the Summer of 1940 Evie Lucas only has eyes for pilot Tony and spends her time sketching the pilot so that his parents will have something to remember him by if something happens to him in the war.
7 Mr Mercedes – Stephen King
The king of horror is back with a cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring retired detective, Bill Hodges.
8 Want You Dead – Peter James
When Red Westwood falls for Bryce Laurent on an online dating website there is an instant attraction but within a year, Red is in police protection and Bryce is intent on destroying her.
9 The Teashop On The Corner – Milly Johnson
A story of love, friendship and second chances set in Leni Merryman’s Teashop on the Corner .
10 Elizabeth Is Missing – Emma Healey
Maud is being forgetful but she is determined to find out what happened to her sister, Sukey, who disappeared years ago, just after the war.
lAll of these books are available at your local Lancashire library, or visit http://bit.ly/allourbooks or http://capitadiscovery.co.uk/lancashire/ to reserve your copy now.
We have two copies of Freya North’s book ‘The Way Back home’, to be in with a chance of winning a copy can you tell us the name of her first novel that was published in 1996?