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Frozen Minds

Frozen Minds
  • Author(s): Cheryl Rees-Price
  • Location(s): Mid Wales
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Present day

Detective Meadows investigates a bizarre death in a small Welsh town When the manager of a residential home for adults with learning difficulties is found dead in the freezer, the police investigation must tread carefully. Many of the residents...

Gaslight

Gaslight
  • Author(s): Eloise Williams
  • Location(s): Cardiff
  • Genre(s): Children, Historical
  • Era(s): 19th century

1899. All Nansi knows is that her mother disappeared on the day she was fished out of Cardiff docks. She can’t remember anything else. Now, with no other family to turn to, she works for Sid at the Empire...

Ghostbird

Ghostbird
  • Author(s): Carol Lovekin
  • Location(s): Wales
  • Genre(s): Magical Realism, Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th Century

Someone needs to be forgiven. Someone needs to forgive. Nothing hurts like not knowing who you are. Nobody will tell Cadi anything about her father and her sister. Her mother Violet believes she can only cope with the past...

Her Last Holiday

Her Last Holiday
  • Author(s): C L Taylor
  • Location(s): Gozo, Wales
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

You come to Soul Shrink to be healed. You don’t expect to die. Two years ago, Fran’s sister Jenna disappeared on a wellness retreat in Gozo that went terribly wrong. Tom Wade, the now infamous man behind Soul Shrink...

Hidden Chapters

Hidden Chapters
  • Author(s): Mary Grand
  • Location(s): Rhossili Bay
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Present day

Catrin survives by denying her past. Her marriage is in crisis. She has devoted herself for eighteen years to bringing up her adopted Deaf daughter, Bethan. She is unaware that her life is about to be shattered by the...

HIDE

HIDE
  • Author(s): S J Morgan
  • Location(s): Cardiff, Swansea, The Outback
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 80s

Like a dark unsettling road movie, Hide takes us on a chilling ride from 80s urban Britain to the menace of the Australian outback. It’s 1983 in Thatcher’s Britain. Alec Johnston has left his comfortable family home in Cardiff...

How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley
  • Location(s): South Wales
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 19th Century

A poignant coming-of-age novel set in a Welsh mining town, Richard Llewellyn’s How Green Was My Valley is a paean to a more innocent age, published in Penguin Modern Classics Growing up in a mining community in rural South...

Inspector Hobbes and the Gold Diggers

Inspector Hobbes and the Gold Diggers
  • Author(s): Wilkie Martin
  • Location(s): The Cotswolds, Wales
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Fantasy, Humour
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Receiving unwanted attention after foiling an armed robbery, the unhuman Inspector Hobbes takes a long-overdue camping holiday, with Andy, his accident-prone friend, and Dregs, the delinquent dog. In the bleak and dangerous Blacker Mountains, Andy stumbles across something shocking,...

Islander: A Journey Around Our Archipelago

Islander: A Journey Around Our Archipelago
  • Author(s): Patrick Barkham
  • Location(s): England, Scotland, Wales
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Contemporary

The British Isles are an archipelago made up of two large islands and 6,289 smaller ones. Some, like the Isle of Man, resemble miniature nations, with their own language and tax laws; others, like Ray Island in Essex, are...

Magic Under the Mistletoe

Magic Under the Mistletoe
  • Author(s): Lucy Coleman
  • Location(s): Porthkerry
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

t’s December 23rd and while everyone else is rushing home for the holidays, workaholic Leesa Oliver is dreading switching on her out of office for the festive season. And it seems her equally driven boss, Cary Anderson, isn’t relishing...

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