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John Murray

No Dominion

Louise Welsh
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Louise Welsh
Sceptre

The High Places

Fiona McFarlane
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Fiona McFarlane

Winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize 2017'The judges recognised the mastery of form which is present in Fiona McFarlane's unforgettable collection of stunning short stories . . . highly varied in tone and brought the reader to characters, situations and places which were haunting in their oddity and moving in their human empathy.' Chair of judges of International Dylan Thomas Prize 2017, Professor Dai Smith CBEBy the author of The Night Guest, a collection of fourteen scintillating short stories: surprising, wise, thought-provoking and superbly wrought. Ranging in setting from Australia to Greece, England to a Pacific island, they focus on people: their hopes, fears, dreams and disappointments, and their relationships - between ill-matched friends, daughters and mothers, fathers and sons, married couples and sisters. Some are eccentric, like the widower who believes his dead wife's mechanical parrot speaks to him, or the research scientist convinced that Charles Darwin visits him on his remote island; others delude themselves, like the mistress of a married man who thinks she's freer than her married sister. All are confronted with events that make them see themselves and their lives from a fresh perspective. It is what they do as a result that is as unpredictable as life itself.

John Murray

Death is a Welcome Guest

Louise Welsh
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Louise Welsh
Two Roads

Remember Me Like This

Bret Anthony Johnston
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Bret Anthony Johnston

'I love this novel' John Irving'Excellent' Sunday Times'Enthralling' New York TimesBy internationally bestselling author Bret Anthony Johnston, WINNER of the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2017.What happens to a family when a lost child returns? In the four years since Justin's abduction his family has become a group of separate units, each nursing their pain and guilt. Now, when they should be at their happiest, how can they forgive each other and become a family again? A gripping literary novel with the pace of a thriller, Remember Me Like This introduces Bret Anthony Johnston as a gifted storyteller.

John Murray

A Lovely Way to Burn

Louise Welsh
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Louise Welsh
John Murray

The Face at the Window: Three Stories

Louise Welsh
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Louise Welsh
Mulholland Books

Angel Baby

Richard Lange
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Richard Lange

To escape her awful life, Luz plans carefully. She quits the drugs. She pretends everything is normal. She takes only the clothes on her back, a gun and the money in her husband's safe. The corpses in the hallway weren't part of the plan. Luz needs to find the daughter she left behind years ago, but she knows she may die trying. Her husband, El Principe, is a key player in a drug cartel, and betrayal will not go unpunished.In this powerful story of revenge and redemption, one woman's desperate break for freedom will change the lives of criminals and cops on both sides of the border.

John Murray

The Girl on the Stairs

Louise Welsh
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Louise Welsh

Jane Logan is a stranger to Berlin and she finds the city alive and echoing with the ghosts of its turbulent past. At six months pregnant, she's instructed by her partner Petra to rest and enjoy her new life in Germany. But while Petra is out at work, Jane begins to feel uneasy in their chic apartment. Screams reverberate through the walls, lights flicker in the derelict building that looms over the yard, a shadow passes on the stairs . . . Jane meets a neighbour's daughter, a girl whose life she tries to mend, but her involvement only further isolates her. Alone and haunted, Jane fears the worst . . . but the worst is yet to come.Louise Welsh, the acclaimed author of The Cutting Room, delivers another masterful suspense novel. The Girl on the Stairs is a powerful psychological thriller packed with twists and turns to keep you reading well into the night. Read it, or be left in the dark.

07 Jul
Bantry Library, Bantry, Co. Cork

Louise Welsh at West Cork Literary Festival

12:30pm

Louise Welsh at West Cork Literary Festival

22 Aug
Edinburgh

Louise Welsh at Edinburgh Book Festival

8:45pm

Louise Welsh at Edinburgh Book Festival

22 Aug
Edinburgh

Louise Welsh at Edinburgh Book Festival

8:45pm
19 Aug
Inverness

Louise Welsh at Inverness Book Festival

27 Apr
The Legacy Falcon Hotel, Chapel Street, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6HA

Louise Welsh Writing Workshop at Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival

10am - 3pm

Come and meet Louise Welsh

12 Aug
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Louise Welsh at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Louise Welsh - Fiction to Make You Sweat

Chapter One

A MOST WANTED MAN, by John le Carré

Read the first chapter of John le Carré's A MOST WANTED MAN.

Chapter One: The Old Long Since

RULES OF CIVILITY, by Amor Towles

Read the first chapter of Amor Towles' RULES OF CIVILITY.

28 Jul
Isle of Skye

Louise Welsh at Skye Reading Room

7:30pm

Louise Welsh at Skye Reading Room

28 Jul
Isle of Skye

Louise Welsh at Skye Reading Room

7:30pm

Louise Welsh at Skye Reading Room

Extract

GRACE WILLIAMS SAYS IT LOUD, by Emma Henderson

Read an excerpt of Emma Henderson's GRACE WILLIAMS SAYS IT ALL, shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2011.

Chapter One: Suicide Corner

SCARP by Nick Papadimitriou

Read the first chapter of Nick Papadimitriou's SCARP.