In The Spotlight

John Steinberg

A journey of discovery involving politics and a mysterious relative

Elizabeth McCreary’s mother Lillian Frankl was a child of the Kindertransport – but she refuses to speak of the past. Determined to learn more, Elizabeth flies to Vienna on the start of a life-changing journey.

At home in London, her lawyer husband Anthony is facing disgrace. Vast sums have been siphoned off from his firm’s client account to support the far right British Independent Party of which his father, William, is Treasurer. William’s close links with the Crediton Trust in Devon, a pharmaceutical company of prestige and power, are helping to make his political ambitions a reality. However, behind the big-business façade of Crediton lies a dark past rooted in Nazi Germany, of theft and the sinister use to which its drugs were put during World War Two. 

For the McCrearys, one astounding revelation follows another. Nothing can ever be the same – and all roads lead inexorably back to Vienna.

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These are some of my favourite books of the last six months. Links to buy each book are in the post and I hope you enjoy as much as I did! 

The Watcher

K.R Bowman

A brilliant female-led fantasy book that is full of mysteries, thrills and battles. Will Sloane find out why she’s in this strange new world? 

The first in a brand new series and one of my favourite books of the year. 

The Lies She Told

Paula Johnston

I have no words that can do this book justice. I’m not even going to try. 

Just read it, you won’t regret it in this fast-paced, twisty thriller that will have you gripped to the last page. 

Of Blood And Fire

Ryan Cahill

Missing Game of Thrones? Read this! It’s a thrilling fantasy full of intrigue, dragons and friendship. 

Another start to a series, and one that promises to be the next big thing in the fantasy world. 

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