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New Fiction

Recommended new novels and short stories. (browse related category Fiction )

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Burntcoat - by Sarah Hall - £12.99
In the bedroom above her immense studio at Burntcoat, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness is making her final preparations. The symptoms are well known: her life will draw to an end in the coming days.   Downstairs, the studio is a crucible ... more

Assembly - by Natasha Brown - £12.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG FICTION AWARD 2021  The acclaimed word-of-mouth hit and break-out debut of the year.  Selected as a Book of the Year 2021 by booksellers, writers and read ... more

The Awkward Black Man - by Walter Mosley - £9.99
Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to showca ... more

Love & Other Disasters - by Anita Kelly - £9.99
The first openly nonbinary contestant on America’s favourite cooking show falls for their clumsy competitor in this delicious romantic comedy debut!   Every recipe needs a little chemistry...  Recently divorced Dahlia Woodson is read ... more

The Most Familiar Face In the World - by George Skelly - £10.99
Young Sheridan is an exceptional kid. Astute beyond his tender years, but trapped in a hard-knock childhood, amidst the squalor and grit of post-war Liverpool - where the grown-ups make no sense. Brutal yet kind, tragic yet funny, happy yet sad. He f ... more

The Sanatorium - by Sarah Pearse - £8.99
A beautiful, eerie hotel in the Swiss Alps, recently converted from an abandoned sanatorium, is the last place Detective Elin Warner wants to be. But her estranged brother has invited her there for his engagement party, and she feels she has no ch ... more

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night: Volume 1 - by Ana Lily Amirpour, illustrated by Michael DeWeese - £8.99
Written by the director of the film of the same name rated 96% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps and other sordid souls, is a bastion of depravity and ... more

Sterling Karat Gold - by Isabel Waidner - £9.99
Aspiring writer Sterling is arrested one morning, without having done anything wrong. Plunged into a terrifying and nonsensical world, Sterling - with the help of their three best friends - must defy bullfighters, football legends, spaceships, and Go ... more

The Last Story of Mina Lee - by Nancy Jooyoun Kim - £9.99
In 1987, Mina Lee flies from Seoul to Los Angeles to start a new life. Thirty years later, Margot Lee speaks to her mother for the last time.  Between these two moments extends a lifetime of secrets.  These are stories of unexpected loves and de ... more

Mexican Gothic - by Silvia Moreno-Garcia - £8.99
He is trying to poison me. You must come for me, Noemí. You have to save me.  When glamorous socialite Noemí Taboada receives a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging to be rescued from a mysterious doom, it’s clear something is ... more

The Searcher - by Tana French - £8.99
A DISAPPEARANCE. A SMALL TOWN. A QUESTION THAT NEEDS ANSWERING...  Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a remote Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force, and a bruising divorce, he just wa ... more

Treacle Walker - by Alan Garner - £10.00
Treacle Walker is a stunning fusion of myth and folklore and an exploration of the fluidity of time, vivid storytelling that brilliantly illuminates an introspective young mind trying to make sense of everything around him.  ‘Ragbone! Ragbo ... more

Exit - by Belinda Bauer - £8.99
Perfect for fans of Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club, this is the page-turning, twisty, and often hilarious new crime novel from bestselling author Belinda Bauer.  Meet Felix Pink. The most unlikely murderer you'll ever have the good ... more

Learwife - by J.R. Thorp - £14.99
“I am the queen of two crowns, banished fifteen years, the famed and gilded woman, bad-luck baleful girl, mother of three small animals, now gone. I am fifty-five years old. I am Lear’s wife. I am here.”   Inspired by Shakespeare’s ... more

Peaces - by Helen Oyeyemi - £14.99
"A writer of sentences so elegant that they gleam."(Ali Smith) Peaces is the story of Otto and Xavier Shin, a couple who embark on a mysterious train journey that takes them far beyond any destination they could have anticipated.  As the carr ... more

The Twelve Even Stranger Days of Christmas - by Syd Moore - £6.99
From the twice CWA Dagger shortlisted author of The Twelve Strange Days of Christmas come twelve stories to transport you to the macabre world of inexplicable phenomena.   As the dark winter nights get longer, prepare to lose yourself in the world ... more

Harsh Times - by Mario Vargas Llosa - £20.00
The new novel from the Nobel Prize-winning master of fiction — the true story of Guatemala’s political turmoil of the 1950s.  Guatemala, 1954. A CIA-supported military coup topples the government. Behind this violent act is a lie passed o ... more

The Every - by Dave Eggers - £12.99
The electrifying follow-up to Dave Eggers' New York Times Bestseller The Circle.  When the world's largest search engine / social media company merges with the planet's dominant e-commerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous-and, ... more

Monster In The Middle - by Tiphanie Yanique - £12.99
NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF FALL 2021 BY: NEW YORK TIMES ● VULTURE ● BOSTON GLOBE ● OPRAH DAILY SHEREADS ● KIRKUS REVIEWS ● HEY ALMA ● LITHUB ● AND MORE  From the award-winning author of Land of Love and Drowning, an electri ... more

The Wife of Willesden - by Zadie Smith - £5.99
'Married five times. Mother. Lover.Aunt. Friend. She plays many roles round here. And never Scared to tell the whole of her truth, whether Or not anyone wants to hear it. Wife Of Willesden: pissed enough to tell her life Story to whoever has ea ... more

The Year's Best Science Fiction Vol. 2: The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction 2021 - by Jonathan Strahan (Editor) - £12.99
The most celebrated science fiction short story editor of our time, multi-award-winning editor and Locus Magazine critic Jonathan Strahan presents the definitive collection of best short science fiction of 2021.   With short works from some o ... more

Dark Fairy Tales of Fearless Women - by Rosalind Kerven - £12.99
Enter a world in which magic exists, hope wins and every woman's heart is alive with courage!  This global feast of ancient tales features valiant women overcoming every kind of obstacle and danger to fulfil their destinies. Travel through Af ... more

Daughters of Smoke and Fire - by Ava Homa - £10.99
The unforgettable, haunting story of a young woman's perilous fight for freedom and justice for her brother, the first novel published in English by a female Kurdish writer.  Set primarily in Iran, this extraordinary debut novel weaves 50 yea ... more

Love After Love - by Ingrid Persaud - £8.99
*WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2020* *LONGLISTED FOR THE OCM BOCAS PRIZE*  Meet the Ramdin-Chetan family: forged through loneliness, broken by secrets, saved by love.   Irrepressible Betty Ramdin, her shy son Solo and their ma ... more

I Who Have Never Known Men - by Jacqueline Harpman - £9.99
Discover the haunting, heartbreaking post-apocalyptic tale of female friendship and intimacy set in a deserted world.   Deep underground, thirty-nine women are kept in isolation in a cage. Above ground, a world awaits.  Has it been ab ... more

The Complete Two Pints - by Roddy Doyle - £10.99
Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub...   In 2012, Roddy Doyle showed us the world anew: through the back-and-forth of two Dublin pub-dwellers. They chewed the fat, set the world to rights, slagged each other unmercifully. And along the wa ... more

The Manningtree Witches - by A.K. Blakemore - £8.99
WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE  Fear and destruction take root in a community of women when the Witchfinder General comes to town, in this dark and thrilling debut.  England, 1643. Parliament is battling the King; the war bet ... more

The Last House on Needless Street - by Catriona Ward - £8.99
*** A BBC TWO BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICK ***  This is the story of a murderer. A stolen child. Revenge.  This is the story of Ted, who lives with his young daughter Lauren and his cat Olivia in an ordinary house at the end of a ... more

The Man Who Died Twice - by Richard Osman - £18.99
THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE RECORD-BREAKING, MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY RICHARD OSMAN.  It's the following Thursday.  Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. ... more

The Promise - by Damon Galgut - £16.99
Winner of the 2021 Booker Prize  Discover the Booker Prize-shortlisted literary masterpiece of a family in crisis.   The Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside Pretoria. The Swarts are g ... more

A Passage North - by Anuk Arudpragasam - £14.99
Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother”s former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, ... more

Bewilderment - by Richard Powers - £18.99
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021  THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING, BOOKER PRIZE-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE OVERSTORY  Theo Byrne is a promising young astrobiologist who has found a way to search for life on other ... more

Great Circle - by Maggie Shipstead - £16.99
Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   For fans of The Goldfinch, All the Light We Cannot See and The Girls: this monumentally powerful epic weaves together the astonishing lives of a daredevil female aviator and the Hollywood rebel who will pla ... more

Beautiful World, Where Are You - by Sally Rooney - £16.99
The new novel from the internationally bestselling author of Normal People.   'The literary phenomenon of the decade.' – Guardian 'The best novel published this year.' – The Times 'Quite astonishing.' – Independent 'The most enjoyable no ... more

What Are You Going Through - by Sigrid Nunez - £8.99
The New York Times-bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of The Friend brings her singular voice to a story about the meaning of life and death, and the value of companionship.  The woman at the heart of this extraordinary novel fin ... more

The Coven - by Lizzie Fry - £7.99
Let me repeat myself, so we can be very clear. Women are not the enemy. We must protect them from themselves, just as much as we must protect ourselves.  Imagine a world in which witchcraft is real. In which mothers hand down power to the ... more

Black Mountain and Other Stories - by Gerry Adams - £11.99
In this collection, one of Ireland's best-known political figures brings us new and selected stories of politics, of family, of love and of friendship.  These are portraits of Ireland, and especially Belfast, old and new, in times of struggle and in ... more

The Women of Troy - by Pat Barker - £18.99
Following her bestselling, critically acclaimed The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths.   Troy has fallen. The Greeks have won their bitter war. They can return home as victors ... more

Out of the Ruins - by Preston Grassmann (Editor) - £8.99
This anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction asks, what would you save from the fire? In the moments when it all comes crashing down, what will we value the most, and how will we save it?  Featuring stories from China Mieville, Emily St John Ma ... more

Black Sci-Fi Short Stories - by Various authors - £20.00
A deluxe edition of new writing and neglected perspectives.  Dystopia, apocalypse, gene-splicing, cloning and colonization are explored here by new authors and combined with proto-sci-fi and speculative writing of an older tradition (by W.E.B. ... more

The Cat Who Saved Books - by Sosuke Natsukawa, translated by Louise Heal Kawai - £9.99
Grandpa used to say it all the time: books have tremendous power. But what is that power really?  Natsuki Books was a tiny second-hand bookshop on the edge of town. Inside, towering shelves reached the ceiling, every one crammed full of wonde ... more

Piranesi - by Susanna Clarke - £8.99
WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021 A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE KITSCHIES RED TENTACLE AWARD  The spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, 'one of our ... more

Goldilocks - by Laura Lam - £9.99
"Bold, feminist sci-fi from a singular, visionary talent".(Waterstones Online) Despite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone, w ... more

The Book of Reykjavik: A City in Short Fiction - by Becca Parkinson & Vera Juliusdottir (Editors) - £9.99
Featuring Friðgeir Einarsson, Kristín Eiríksdóttir, Þórarinn Eldjárn, Einar Már Guðmundsson, Björn Halldórsson, Fríða Ísberg, Auður Jónsdóttir, Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir, Andri Snær Magnason & Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson  Re ... more

One August Night - by Victoria Hislop - £8.99
Beloved author Victoria Hislop returns to Crete in this long-anticipated sequel to her multi-million-copy Number One bestseller, The Island.  25th August 1957. The island of Spinalonga closes its leper colony. And a moment of violence has d ... more

The Country of Others - by Leila Slimani - £14.99
1944. After the Liberation, Mathilde leaves France to join her husband in Morocco. But life here is unrecognisable to this brave and passionate young woman.  Her life is now that of a farmer's wife - with all the sacrifices and vexations that ... more

A Saint from Texas - by Edmund White - £9.99
From legendary writer Edmund White, a bold and sweeping new novel that traces the extraordinary fates of twin sisters, one destined for Parisian nobility and the other for Catholic sainthood.  Yvette and Yvonne Crawford are twin sisters, bor ... more

The Bass Rock - by Evie Wyld - £8.99
The Bass Rock has for centuries watched over the lives that pass under its shadow on the Scottish mainland. And across the centuries the fates of three women are linked: to this place, to each other.   In the early 1700s, Sarah, accused of be ... more

Waiting For The Waters To Rise - by Maryse Conde - £12.99
Babakar is a doctor living alone, with only the memories of his childhood in Mali. In his dreams, he receives visits from his blue-eyed mother and his ex-lover Azelia, both now gone, as are the hopes and aspirations he's carried with him since his ar ... more

Long Division - by Kiese Laymon - £9.99
From Kiese Laymon, author of the critically acclaimed memoir Heavy, comes a "funny, astute, searching" (The Wall Street Journal) debut novel about Black teenagers that is a satirical exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and comin ... more

The Angels of L19 - by Jonathan Walker - £10.99
There’s more than one way to be born again.   Liverpool, 1984. The teenagers at Garston Chapel are the same as the rest of us: The Smiths, U2, crushes, football, mates. The grimy, low-down politics of the Thatcher era casting deep shadows i ... more

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