Crime & Mystery
SynopsisWhen the head teacher of a struggling school is found brutally murdered in Langstone Harbour, DI Andy Horton is appointed to lead the investigation. But Superintendent Uckfield has only given Horton a week to find the killer - after that he will be shunted off the case.
A note was found on the victim, along with a wad of money wrapped up in a five-pound note and smothered with honey. Is there a clue to be found in The Owl and the Pussycat rhyme? As he delves deeper into the case, the clock ticks, and Horton is soon forced to make a decision that will put his life on the line . . .
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The Last Kings of Sark - Rosa Rankin-Gee
The Last Kings of Sark is the stunning debut novel from promising young writer Rosa Rankin-Gee who was the 2011 Paris Literary prize-winner.
Jude is 21 when she flies to the island of Sark to tutor rich local boy Pip for the summer. Pip is awkward and his mother is unsettling, but at least there's Sofi, the family's holiday cook. When Pip's father goes away on holiday, science lessons are discarded and summer really begins. Soon something surprising brings the three together, but those strange, golden weeks cannot last forever.