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Urban Fantasy

Last Smile In Sunder City ( Luke Arnold)

Dead Man in a Ditch (Luke Arnold)

Hereafter (Terri Bruce)

The Colours of Death ( Patricia Marques)

A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske

Proper Scoundrels by Allie Therin

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

May Day by Josie Jaffrey

Judgement Day by Josie Jaffrey

Amongst Our Weapons by Ben Aaronovitch

The Splendid City by Karen Hueller

The Hourglass Throne by K D Edwards

One foot in the Fade by Luke Arnold

The Stranger Times by C. K McDonnell

This Charming Man by C.K McDonnell

Her Majesty’s Royal Coven by Juno Dawson

The Sinister Booksellers of Bath by Garth Nix

Hellbent by Leigh Burdago

Atlas Six by Olivia Blake

Love will Tear Us Apart by C. K Donnell

Gin Palace by Tracy Whitnell

Our Violent Ends by Chloe Gong


Ruin Of Kings (Jenn Lyons)

The Bone Shard Daughter (Andrea Stewart)

The Bone Emperor by Andrea Stewart

The Jasmine Throne ( Tasha Suri)

Song of Forever Rains ( E.J Mellows)

Soul Keeper ( David Dalglish)

Fortunes’s Fool ( Angela Boord)

Witherward ( Hannah Mathewson)

Wayward (Hannah Mathewson)

Windfall ( Shawna Barnett)

The Boy with Fire ( Aparna Verma)

Pretty Deadly ( Kelsey Josund)

Another Beast’s Skin (Jessika Grewe Glover)

Innate Magic (Shannon Fay)

The Black Coast (Mike Brooks)

Obsidian by Sarah Daley

The Thirteenth Hour by Trudie Skies

Clockwork Magpies by Emma Whitehall

The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews

Age of Ash by Daniel Abraham

Scorpica by G Macallister

The Book of Perilous Dishes by Donna Rusti

Mask of Mirrors by M.A Carrick

The Binding by Bridget Collins

Equinox by David Townsend

The Poppy Wars R F Kuang

Half a Soul by Olivia Atwater

Of Charms,Ghosts, and Grievances by Aliette De Bodard

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri

The Burning God by R F Kuang

Son of Shadow by John Lenahan

The Stardust Thief by Chelsea Abdullah

Dragon Republic by R F Kuang

Adovacatus by A Turner

Into Broken Lands by Tanya Huff

The Councillor by E J Beaton

Silk Fire by Zabe Ellor

The Wild Court by E G Radcliffe

The Oleander Throne by Tasha Suri

The Justice of Kings by Richard Swan

The Silver Queendom by Dan Kolboldt

Tinderbox by W Simpson

Ivory Key by Akashya Raman

A strange and stubborn endurance by Foz Meadows

Where it rains in Colour by Denise Riordan

The Tsar and The Witch by Oleysa Salinkova Gilmore

The Withered King by Victorio Richardo

Assassin’s Blade by Sarah Maas

Tyranny of Faith by Richard Swann

March’s End by Daniel Polansky

The Book That Wouldn’t Burn by Mark Lawrence

Song of Silver,Flame like Night by Amelia Wen Zhao

Weyward by Emila Hart

Science Fiction

Unconquerable Sun ( Kate Elliott)

The Sightless city ( Noah Lemenson)

Selfsame ( Eden Wolfe)

Culling ( Eden Wolfe)

The Second Shooter ( Nick Mamatas)

Leviathan Fall (James S. A Corey)

Winter’s Orbit By Everina Maxwell

Absythne by Brenden Bellecourt

Norphek Gloss by Essa Hansen

36th Street by T Napper

The Circus Infinite by Khan Wong

Shadow Flicker by Greg Bastinelli

Seven Devils by Elizabeth May and Laura Lam

Tell Me an Ending by Jo Harkin

Mercury Rising by RWW Greene

The Emergent by Nadia Ali

Mai Tai for the Lost by Mia Ross

Redspace Rising by Brian Trent

Tune in Tomorrow by Randee Dawn

Dark Dweller by Garth Worthington

Quantum Radio by A D riddle

Memory’s Legion- ( The Expanse)

Orphan Planet by Rex Burke

The Ten-Percent Thief by Lavanya Lakshminarayan

Time Travel

The Master of the Revels by Nicole Galland

A catalogue of catastrophe by Jodi Taylor

Symphony of Echoes by Jodi Taylor

One Damned Thing after another by Jodi Taylor

Through the water darkly by V Short

Nexus point by K Pimpenella

Lost in Time by A G Riddle

Saving Time by Jodi Taylor


Nobody People (Bob Proehly)


The Game of Kings( Dorothy Dunnett)

Queens’Play ( Dorothy Dunnett)

The Disorderly Knights ( Dorothy Dunnett)

Pawn In Frankincense ( Dorothy Dunnett)

The Ringed Castle ( Dorothy Dunnett)

The Mannequin House ( R.N. Morris)

Dead at False Creek ( Sarah Stephen)

The Golden Key ( Marian Womack)

Black Drop ( Leonara Nattrass)

Blue Water (Leonara Nattress)

Discerning Grace ( Emma Lombard)

Grace on the Horizon ( Emma Lombard)

Grace Rising ( Emma Lombard)

The Pickwick Murders ( Heather Redmond)

Niccolo Rising ( Dorothy Dunnett)

The Spring of Ram ( Dorothy Dunnett)

Anatomy of a Heretic by David Marks

The Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse

City of Tears by Kate Mosse

Son of York by Amy License

The York King By Amy License

James the Third by Maggie Ballinger

The Offing by Benjamin Myers

Belle Nash and the Bath Souffle by William Keeling

Elizabeth of York by Alison Weir

The Vanished Days by Susanna Kearney

A Botanist’s Guide to Poisons and Parties by Kate Khavari

Miss Morton and the English House Party Murder by Catherine Lloyd

Dead in the Water by Mark Ellis

Wild,Wild Country by Inga Vesper

Death at the Manor by Katharine Schellman

Codename Madeline by Barnaby Jameson

Bonny and Read by Julie walker

The Jane Seymour Conspiracy by Alexandra Walsh

A Lady’s Guide to Death and Deception by Katharine Cawley

The Empire by Micheal Ball

The Secret Diaries of Ignatius Sancho by Patterson Joseph

The Secrets of Rochester Place by Iris Costello

Murder at Waldenmere Lake by Michelle Slater

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Levin

The Darkest Sin by D. V Bishop

The Book of Eve by Meg Clothier

Henry V111 The Heart and The Crown by Alison Weir

The Stolen Crown by Carol McGarth

Covert in Cairo by Kelly Oliver


Plain Bad Heroines (Emily Danforth)

Behind the Veil (E. J Dawson)

The Beyond by Ken Bronsky

Small Angels by Lauren Owen

The Whispering Dark by Kelly Andrews

Dark Between The Trees by Fiona Barnett


Femina by J Raminez

Begin with you

Queens of the Underworld by Caitlin Davies

Wedded Wife by Rachel Lemon

Middle Grade

The Time Trials by Jon and Dayna McConnell


The Close by Jane Casey

In The Blink Of An Eye by Jo Callaghan

The Daughter by Liz Webb

The Skeleton Key by Erin Kelly

The Blake House Manor by Guy Morpuss

The Medici Murders by David Hewson

Body at Carnival Bridge by Michelle Salter

Dead Reckoning by Lea Ohara

They Lie Here by N S Ford

The Blue Bar by Dayamanti Biwas

She had It Coming By Carys Jones