Ten top future releases

The new Jack reacher thriller, Personal by Lee Child
The new Jack reacher thriller, Personal by Lee Child

Here’s some great books to look forward to over the coming months.

1 Personal – Lee Child

Jack’s back! No longer connected to the US military police, Jack Reacher is a drifter but now the army wants to find him, for only Jack can help them find the person who took a long-range shot at the French President.

2 Bones Never Lie – Kathy Reichs

For a decade Temperance Brennan has been haunted by the one that got away, a monster that killed young women. Only now he’s back and this time he has his sights set on Tempe.

3 Lamentation – C.J. Sansom

Book six in the popular Shardlake series sees Tudor investigator, Matthew Shardlake, called upon by the Queen after a book she has written goes missing and the only trace is a page found in the hand of a murdered London printer.

4 Desert God – Wilbur Smith

The latest epic book in Wilbur Smith’s Egyptian series sees Taita, one of the pharaoh’s most trusted advisors, at the centre of a plot to return Egypt to its former glories.

5 Shopaholic To The Stars – Sophie Kinsella

Becky’s in Hollywood and she has her heart set on a new career. She wants to be a celebrity stylist but it’s not going to be easy.

6 Private: Italy – James Patterson and Ashwin Sanghi

It’s down to Private India to find and stop a murderer on a killing spree in Mumbai.

7 Thin Air – Ann Cleeves

When a group of friends gather for a wedding, no-one expected it to be the last time they would see Eleanor alive.

8 The Empty Throne – Bernard Cornwell

This latest volume in the Warrior Chronicles sees a country torn apart by invasions as the forces of Wessex and Mercia unite against the Danes.

9 Trinity –Conn Iggulden

Following on from ‘Stormbird’ this epic retelling of the War of the Roses continues in 1454 with King Henry VI exiled in Windsor Castle, struck down with an illness and several people eyeing up the throne. When the King makes a surprising recovery it leads to unrest and a clash between the Houses of Lancaster and York.

10 Edge Of Eternity – Ken Follett

In the final volume of the Century Trilogy, Ken Follett chronicles the pivotal events of the end of the 20th century using a vast array of characters and locations. A satisfying conclusion to a truly epic trilogy.

*Chart supplied by Morecambe Library. All of these books are available to order at your local Lancashire library.