Contemporary Fiction

  • A Close Connection

    Patricia Fawcett

    A Close Connection tells the story of Eleanor and Henry Nightingale and Paula and Alan Walker, two very different couples brought together by the marriage of Nicola, the Nightingales’ daughter,... £19.99 Add to cart

  • A Killer Past

    Maris Soule

    Mary Harrington doesn’t want to revive her past. She certainly doesn’t want her son and granddaughter to know what she did forty-four years ago. But when two teenagers from a... £19.99 Add to cart

  • An Enormous Yes

    Wendy Perriam

    Three generations of women, all with very different ideas as to what constitutes the good life. For Hanna, 95, it’s always been based on duty, piety, and service to others,... £19.99 Add to cart

  • Another Chance, Another Life

    Mark Neilson

    Becky and Kathy are great friends and, in a cruel yet comforting parallel, both have recently lost their jobs and face the prospect of starting their lives all over again.... £19.99 Add to cart

  • Bad Mothers Brilliant Lovers

    Wendy Perriam

    In this, her eighth short-story collection, Wendy Perriam casts a spotlight on both mothers and lovers, exploring, on the one hand, the influence of bad parenting on our future happiness,... £10.99 Add to cart

  • Best Laid Plans

    Patricia Fawcett

    The pressures of the recession have left the Fletchers’ business in trouble, and their family in a similar state of disarray. Lacking a bond with her daughter, Amy, has left... £19.99 Add to cart

  • Fate Has No Mercy

    David Creed

    Fate Has No Mercy describes the path followed by one man on his way to an archaeological discovery, potentially of extraordinary importance, his crisis of conscience and the cruel decisions... £19.99 Add to cart

  • Give Me Tomorrow

    Jeanne Whitmee

    The Davies family is as dysfunctional as they come. When Frank marries a younger woman, Susan, his ten-year-old daughter Louise feels pushed out, and even more so when baby Karen... £19.99 Add to cart

  • Paying Davy Jones

    Millie Vigor

    In the mid-1970s, the North Sea oil boom is in full swing and there is work for all. Though Catherine Williams’s children are adult and all four have oil-related jobs,... £19.99 Add to cart

  • Pity the Lonely Dreamers

    Grace Thompson

    Valentina’s mother had always made it clear to her that her brother, Michael, was the favourite child. So, when the opportunity comes for Valentina to leave South Wales behind, and... £19.99 Add to cart

  • The End of a Journey

    Grace Thompson

    Zena Martin and her brother, Greg, are content with their lives and plans for their future: Zena and Jake Williams are about to announce their engagement, and Greg hopes to... £19.99 Add to cart

  • The Moon Around Sarah

    Paul Lederer

    Sarah cannot speak.

    Born with the ability, but having lost the inclination, Sarah lives in silence, surrounded by the noise of her bickering family, who are gathered to discuss the... £19.99 Add to cart