In the span of fifteen years, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream murdered as many as ten people in the United States, Britain, and Canada, a death toll with almost no precedent. Poison was his weapon of choice. In The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream, author Dean Jobb transports readers to the late nineteenth century asContinue reading

The Temple House Vanishing by Rachel Donohue serves up the perfect summer read, a literary gothic novel set at an all-girls Catholic boarding school in Ireland. A student and a teacher disappear. The unsolved mystery rivets the nation. Twenty-five years later, a reporter is determined to uncover the truth. What she finds are stories ofContinue reading

Author Mesha Maren follows up her critically acclaimed debut Sugar Run with an ambitious and totally engaging new novel in Perpetual West, coming available January 25, 2022. Exploring the impact of cultural influence and geographic differences, Perpetual West builds a suspenseful story of how harrowing events can bring our true selves to the surface. ReadContinue reading

In this much-anticipated follow-up to her debut novel and Booker Prize finalist, Elmet, brilliant young British writer Fiona Mozley turns her keen eye from the gothic woods of Yorkshire to the streets and pubs and cafés of contemporary London. Read this excerpt from Hot Stew  (available April 20), a stunning novel set in an unassumingContinue reading

Critically acclaimed and Whiting Award–winner Kaitlyn Greenidge returns Libertie, a brilliant new novel—one of the most anticipated of the year! Read this excerpt, the opening of an unforgettable story about one young Black girl’s attempt to find a place where she can be fully, and only, herself. I saw my mother raise a man fromContinue reading

Silence Is a Sense by Layla AlAmmar (available 3/16/21) is a transfixing and beautifully rendered novel about a Syrian refugee’s escape from civil war—and the healing power of community. In this excerpt, the unnamed narrator describes part of her journey through Europe on the way to England and contemplates the meanings hidden in the wordContinue reading