Maithreyi Karnoor

Sylvia is a beautifully woven tapestry of South Indian characters illustrating the ways in which we leave indelible imprints on each other’s lives. Sylvia is the thread that binds all the stories together, appearing as a colleague, friend, wife and lover in the lives of others, until she finally comes into focus herself – but is it too late?


The House of Atreus: Clytemnestra’s Bind

Susan C Wilson

From one of Greek mythology’s most reviled characters—a woman who challenged the absolute power of men—comes this fiery tale of power, family rivalry and a mother’s burning love.


The Idle Stance of the Tippler Pigeon

Safinah Danish Elahi

The story of three adults who experienced a childhood trauma that left them divided and scattered. A journey of intrigue and discoveries as Zohaib, Misha and Nadia attempt to find resolution at last. A story of love, loss, trauma and healing against the backdrop of Karachi elites and class divides.


Can I Stray

Jenna Adams

A captivating coming-of-age story – perfect for fans of Kate Elizabeth Russell and Holly Bourne – this debut novel explores consent, mental health, and the complex world of teenage sexual politics.


The Book of Perilous Dishes

Doina Rusti

1798 Bucharest: The Book of Perilous Dishes is missing. The recipes in this book can bring about damaging sincerity, forgetfulness, the gift of prediction, or hysterical laughter. The only clue is a map left by the murdered Cuviosu Zăval… A magical, dark adventure through Romania, France and Germany. With real medieval recipes. France and Germany. With real medieval recipes.


Cows Can’t Jump

Philip Bowne

Billy’s desperate to escape middle England. He’s working the ultimate dead-end job as a grave-digger, his grandad’s engaged to a West Indian woman half his age, his xenophobic dad’s obsessed with boxing; and his mum’s certainly having an affair. Celebrities keep dying and Britain awaits the EU referendum. Meeting Eva, though, changes everything.


Children of War

Ahmet Yorulmaz

Fifteen generations of Hassanakis’s family have been Cretan. After WW1, amidst rumours that Cretan Muslims will be sent to Turkey, Hassanakis worries he will have to leave behind his great love, the Greek widow Marigo, and his beloved homeland. He can’t believe he will be sent to a country whose language he barely knows and where he knows no-one.


Distant Signs

Anne Richter

Distant Signs is an intimate portrait of two families spanning three generations amidst turbulent political change, behind and beyond the Berlin Wall.


Trees for the Absentees

Ahlam Bsharat

Young love, meddling aunts, heart-to-hearts with friends real and imagined, Philistia’s world is that of an ordinary student. Except in Palestine, and with your father in jail, nothing is ordinary. With trees uprooted around her, she seeks a place of refuge, somewhere she can plant a memory for the ones she’s lost, for the people who are vanishing.


Ashjaar lil-Naas al-Ghaa’ibeen

Ahlam Bsharat

Young love, meddling relatives, heart-to-hearts with friends real and imagined – Philistia’s world is that of an ordinary university student, except that in occupied Palestine, and when your father is in indefinite detention, nothing is straightforward.


The Umbrella Men

Keith Carter

A witty, fast-paced and acerbic novel set in pristine Oregon and the corporate corridors of New York, London and China. A story for our times where finance, environmentalism, rare-earth mining and human frailties collide in a complex of flawed motives.