Our Books of the Month for February
From the glamour of the Big Apple to danger on the high seas; our pick of the month's best books
An evocative exploration of modern-day desire; electrifying encounters with Earth's distant past; a rollicking period whodunit with a maritime twist; and a game-changing children's fantasy novel. Fall head over heels for our stunning Books of the Month for February.
Fiction Book of the Month
Set in a richly evocative New York awash with bohemian glamour, Mellors' wondrously human debut details the temporary magic and long-term messiness of a spontaneous relationship between a beautiful young artist and a wealthy older man.
Non-Fiction Book of the Month
From Ice Age Alaska to the birthplace of humanity, palaeobiologist Halliday takes readers on a dazzling tour of deep time to view astounding ancient landscapes from all seven continents.
Thriller of the Month
Nattrass once more combines page-turning detective fiction with eighteenth-century political intrigue, as accidental sleuth Laurence Jago finds himself trapped aboard a mail ship with a murderer.
Children's Book of the Month
Prepare to experience a magical world full of courageous heroes and warrior unicorns in the first instalment of Steadman's exhilarating series, as young Skandar takes to the skies to battle a deadly enemy.
Scottish Book of the Month
Set in nineteenth-century Glasgow and Edinburgh, Hear No Evil draws from a landmark case in Scottish legal history to weave a stunningly crafted tale of communication, truth and trust, as a young deaf woman stands accused of a terrible crime.
Welsh Book of the Month
Spanning nearly two centuries, this revelatory collection of queer Welsh fiction ranges across the realist and the fantastical to relate stories of love, freedom and empowerment.
Irish Book of the Month
Two men arrive on a remote island attempting to capture its essence but the islanders themselves have their own views on the visitors' actions in this exquisitely crafted novel from the author of The Undertaking.
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