Some of our latest acquisitions … with the hyperlinks into the library catalogue:
Belinda Bauer Rubbernecker
Patrick has been on the outside all his life. Thoughtful, but different, infuriating even to his own mother, his life changes when he follows an obsession with death to study anatomy at university. When he uncovers a crime that everybody else was too close to see, he proves finally that he has been right all along: nothing is exactly as it seems. Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa. She has worked as a journalist and screenwriter.
Ward Wilson Five myths about nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons have always been a serious but seemingly insoluble problem: while they’re obviously dangerous, they are also, apparently, necessary. This groundbreaking study shows why five central arguments promoting nuclear weapons are, in essence, myths.
Khaled Hosseini And the mountains echoed
In this tale Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter most.
Peter Carey Chemistry of tears
An automaton, a secret love story, a man and a woman who can never meet, and the fate of the warming world are all brought to incandescent life in this haunting new novel from one of the most admired writers of our time.
Ann Hood Obituary writer
Part literary mystery and part love story, The Obituary Writer examines expectations of marriage and love, the roles of wives and mothers, and the emotions of grief, regret, and hope.
Higashino is regarded as the Japanese Stieg Larsson, chiefly known for his mystery novels. In this one, Detective Galileo—returns in a new case of impossible murder, where instincts clash with facts and theory with reality.
Peter May The Lewis trilogy
A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. A murder. Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his past. A secret. Something lurks within the close-knit island community. Something sinister.
Martinique Stilwell Thinking up a hurricane
In the spring of 1977 Frank Stilwell launched Vingila in Durban harbour. Never one to be daunted by a challenge or to be resisted in any way, he took his nine year old twins, Robert and Nicky, out of school, persuaded his wife Maureen that they would all learn how to sail and cope with life on the open seas as they went, and prepared to follow his dream of circumnavigating the world.
Tarquin Hall To the elephant graveyard
To the Elephant Graveyard is the compelling account of the search for a killer elephant in the northeast corner of India, and a vivid portrait of the Khasi tribe, who live intimately with the elephants.
Joyce Carol Oates The accursed
Caroline Myss Archetypes: who are you?
Josephine Cox The broken man
Zapiro But will it stand up in court?
Peter Lovesy Cop to corpse
Karen Rose Did you miss me?
Andrew John Philip Ebony waltz
John Green Fault in our stars
Jo-Ann Mapson Finding Casey
Denise Mina Gods and beasts
Jonathan Kellerman Guilt
Lawrence Block Hit me
Toni Morrison Home
Ida Hattemer-Higgins History of history
John Sandford Mad river
Sally Gardner Maggot moon
Rose Tremain Merivel : a man of his time
Colleen McCullough Prodigal son
Andy McNab Red notice
Tom Clancy Threat vector
Helen Robinson Trovato link
Ben Elton Two brothers
Asa Larsson Until the wrath be past