The English Wife

The English Wife

The Gilded Age. A wealthy, attractive couple from a respectable family. They appear to have it all – two beautiful children, social status, a beautiful home. Until Bayard Van Duyvil is found murdered at the couple’s Twelfth Night ball, his own jewelled dagger buried in his chest and his wife, Annabelle, is nowhere to be found. Cue the stranger from England, who claims Annabelle is an imposter as well as a murderess, and the newspapers go crazy. Everyone believes that Annabelle is the killer and that she has fled.

The Broken Girls

The Broken Girls

Told in two separate timelines, The Broken Girls first introduces us to four friends and classmates at the daunting Idlewild Hall, a school for unwanted and delinquent girls.  Set in 1950, we’re almost immediately thrown into a mystery, first with the omniscient ghost of Mary Hand, then the disappearance of one of the four friends. Then, we’re launched into 2014 and the world of the journalist, Fiona Sheridan, whose sister was found murdered on the grounds of Idlewild Hall 20 years previously. To say she has an unhealthy obsession with Idlewild would be an understatement, so when she learns that someone has bought the old school and renovations have begun, she feels compelled to cover the story.

Killers Of The Flower Moon

Killers Of The Flower Moon

David Grann presents us with one of the greatest atrocities and injustices in American history, yet it is one so many know so little about. The Osage Indians, forced off their land in Kansas when it became desirable to white settlers (including the Ingalls family, of Laura Ingalls Wilder fame), were resettled on a patch of rocky ground in Oklahoma that was believed worthless. …