New books for August

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Girl on the Train


Rear Window meets Gone Girl, in this exceptional and startling psychological thriller
Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same s even started to feel like she she calls them. Their
life – as she sees it – is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy.
And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on,
but it’s enough.
Now everything’s changed. Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives
she’s only watched from afar.
Now they’ll see; she’s much more than just the girl on the train …

‘Gripping, enthralling – a top-notch thriller and a compulsive read’. – S.J. Watson

 Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory

Three Sisters Three Queens

As sisters they share an everlasting bond; As queens they can break each other’s hearts.
When Katherine of Aragon is brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, the oldest princess, Margaret, takes her measure. With to a sisterhood unique
in all the world. The three sisters will become the queens of England, Scotland and France.

  • CATEGORY: Adult
  • GENRE: Historical Fiction
  • RELEASED: August 9th

The Olive Tree by Lucinda Riley

Olive Tree

It is said that anyone who comes to stay at “Pandora” for the first time will fall in love …
It has been 24 years since a young Helena spent a magical holiday in Cyprus, where she fell in love for the first time. When the now crumbling house “Pandora” is left to her by her godfather, she returns to spend the summer there with her family. Yet as soon as Helena arrives at Pandora, she knows that its idyllic beauty masks a web of secrets that she has kept from William, her husband, and Alex, her son.

  • CATEGORY: Adult
  • GENRE: Romance
  • RELEASED :  August

The Black Widow  by Daniel Silva

The Black Widow

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another spellbinding international thriller – one that find the legendary Gabriel Allon grappling with an ISIS mastermind.
Gabriel Allon, the art restorer, spy, and assassin described as the most compelling fictional creation “since Ian Fleming put down his martini and invented James Bond” (Rocky Mountain News), is poised to become the chief of Israel’s secret intelligence service.
But on the eve of his promotion, events conspire to lure him into the field for one final operation. ISIS has detonated a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible before he can strike again.

  • CATEGORY: Adult
  • GENRE: Crime & Thriller
  • RELEASED: August
  • Available as an eBook

Falling by Jane Green


where you least expect them.
Eight years ago, Emma Montague left behind the strict confines of her upper-crust English life and moved to New York City, where she immediately found success in the world of finance. But her soulless, cut-throat, all-consuming job has only led to another life
she doesn’t want. Answering an online ad, Emma finds a tiny beach cottage to rent in the small town of Westport, Connecticut. It s passion for interior design and gardening, if her new landlord, Dominic, is agreeable to the small changes she yearns to make.

  • CATEGORY: Adult
  • GENRE: Contemporary Fiction
  • RELEASED: August

Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody


  • For Elspeth Gordie freedom is like so much else after the Great White-a memory.
    In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities that would see her sterilised or burned if discovered, it is also dangerous. There is only survival by secrecy, and so she determines never to use her forbidden powers. But it is as if they have their own imperative, and their use inevitably brings her to the attention of the totalitarian Council that rules the Land …

‘Engaging characters, pacing, and plots.’– Publishers Weekly

  • CATEGORY: Young Adult
  • FORMAT: EAudio
  • GENRE: Fantasy
  • RELEASE: August2016

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