Category: female friendship

The Beloved Girls by Harriet Evans

‘It’s a funny old house. They have this ceremony every summer . . . There’s an old chapel, in the grounds of the house. Half-derelict. The Hunters keep bees in there. Every year, on the same day, the family processes to the chapel. They open the combs, taste the honey. Take it back to the house. Half for them -‘ my father winced, as … Read More The Beloved Girls by Harriet Evans

The Dark by Emma Haughton

ONE DEAD BODYTWELVE SUSPECTSTWENTY-FOUR-HOUR DARKNESS In the most inhospitable environment – cut off from the rest of the world – there’s a killer on the loose. A&E doctor Kate North has been knocked out of her orbit by a personal tragedy. So when she’s offered the chance to be an emergency replacement at the UN research station in Antarctica, she jumps at the chance. … Read More The Dark by Emma Haughton

Dear Grace by Clare Swatman

The most unlikely friendship. The most unexpected consequences. When Anna’s husband cheats on her, she’s sure she’ll never be happy again. But then she meets 94-year-old Grace. Despite an age gap of more than fifty years, the pair set out together on a life-changing journey halfway across the country in search of some answers. #DearGrace @clareswatman @annecater @RandomTTours #RandomThingsTours Sometimes the only way to move on is … Read More Dear Grace by Clare Swatman

The Black Dress by Deborah Moggach

Pru is on her own. But then, so are plenty of other people. And while the loneliness can be overwhelming, surely she’ll find a party somewhere? Pru’s husband has walked out, leaving her alone to contemplate her future. She’s missing not so much him, but the life they once had – picnicking on the beach with small children, laughing together, nestling up like spoons … Read More The Black Dress by Deborah Moggach

Pivotal by Nikki Vallance

When you pass through a door does your life change or do you have power over who you become by the choices you make? Dulcie Braybrooke is breaking through as a celebrated ceramicist.Elizabeth is a lonely City head-hunter.Annie is a teacher who’s lost her verve.Liza is a lap dancer with a strong will and a tough life. When a mysterious bequest throws each of … Read More Pivotal by Nikki Vallance

All Her Fault by Andrea Mara

One missing boy. Marissa Irvine arrives at 14 Tudor Grove, expecting to pick up her young son Milo from his first playdate with a boy at his new school. But the woman who answers the door isn’t a mother she recognises. She isn’t the nanny. She doesn’t have Milo. And so begins every parent’s worst nightmare. Four guilty women. As news of the disappearance … Read More All Her Fault by Andrea Mara

Still Life by Sarah Winman

By the bestselling, prize-winning author of When God was a Rabbit and Tin Man, Still Life is a beautiful, big-hearted, richly tapestried story of people brought together by love, war, art, flood… and the ghost of E.M. Forster. We just need to know what the heart’s capable of, Evelyn.And do you know what it’s capable of?I do. Grace and fury. It’s 1944 and in … Read More Still Life by Sarah Winman

Binding Lies (Finley Series#3) by Mariëtte Whitcomb

There is nothing a mother wouldn’t do to protect her children. They think they’ve won. Good. While I try my best not to kill Gabriel, Aidan is hunting down the person responsible for destroying our lives; the one we call the Puppet Master. Separate but, united, Aidan and I continue to fight our enemies, desperate to reclaim what they stole from us. #BindingLiesTheNovel #FinleySeries … Read More Binding Lies (Finley Series#3) by Mariëtte Whitcomb

Three Weddings and a Proposal by Sheila O’Flanagan

Delphine is at a wedding when the shocking news comes. Suddenly her life changes for ever. Delphine has worked hard for her success and she knows she’s got everything she wants. But not everyone agrees. Her opinionated family aren’t convinced that living alone with no plans to ‘settle down’ could possibly make her truly happy, and no one appreciates it when she drops everything, … Read More Three Weddings and a Proposal by Sheila O’Flanagan

Your Friend Forever by Zena Barrie

Preston, 1981. Maud, who is twelve and lives with her dysfunctional parents and her elder brother, spends a lot of her time in her bedroom writing letters to her favourite popstar, Tom Harding, the lead singer of a punk band called Horsefly. #YourFriendForever @ZenaBarrie @unbounders @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours Facebook @damppebblesblogtours  No one really understands her or tries to – and she thinks Tom just might have some … Read More Your Friend Forever by Zena Barrie

The Wild Girls by Phoebe Morgan

FOUR FRIENDS.A LUXURY RETREAT.IT’S GOING TO BE MURDER.The new gripping crime thriller from No.1 digital bestselling author of The Doll House, The Girl Next Door, and The Babysitter. It’s been years since Grace, Felicity, Alice and Hannah were together – The Wild Girls, as they were once called, are no longer so wild. Alice has settled with a new baby and partner. Hannah is … Read More The Wild Girls by Phoebe Morgan

Comeback by Chris Limb

Genie has everything – a BRIT award, a singing career, the attention of the press and Oliver Fox, a pretty boy who looks good on her arm. Until he dies. #Comeback @catmachine @unbounders @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours Facebook @damppebblesblogtours  His death brings Genie’s long buried feelings bubbling to the surface. Her grief over the death of her lover Wendi who introduced her to this world. Her self doubt … Read More Comeback by Chris Limb