Pile by the Bed reviews Into the Fire by Gregg Hurwitz, the fifth book in his page-turning Orphan X series of thrillers.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Siberian Dilemma by Martin Cruz Smith, the ninth of his Arkady Renko novels, a series which started with Gorky Park.
Pile By the Bed reviews American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, a page-turning thriller that tries to consider the human dimension of the American illegal immigration issue.
Pile by the Bed reviews Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi, the second book in her hit YA Legacy of Orisha series and finds it a worthy follow up to Children of Blood and Bone
Pile by the Bed reviews The Last Smile in Sunder City by Luke Arnold, a debut, very dark urban fantasy novel – an audacious piece of world building
Pile by the Bed reviews Greenwood by Michael Christie – a compulsively readable, beautifully observed, deeply felt and rich multigenerational family saga
Pile by the Bed reviews A Tall History of Sugar by Curdella Forbes, a slightly magically realist romance of sorts that takes as its jumping off point Jamaican independence.
Pile by the Bed reviews Highfire by Eoin Colfer, who has moved from children’s fanatsy to more adult fare.
Pile by the Bed reviews Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse (The Sixth World #2) – the Navajo-inspired fantasy follow up to her award winning debut Trail of Lightning.
Pile by the Bed reviews Bone Silence, the third and for now final book in Alastair Reynolds’ Revenger series.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Subjects by Sarah Hopkins, a book which delves into the murky world of the big pharma and the use of drugs to modify behaviour.
Pile by the Bed reviews A Murder on Malabar Hill – the start of a new historical crime series by Sujata Massey set in 1920s India and featuring Perveen Mistry, one the country’s only female lawyers
Pile by the Bed reviews Body Tourists by Jane Rogers – exploring the popular scifi trope of transferring consciousness.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Future of Another Timeline by Analee Newitz – a mind bending time travel tale with a social conscience
Pile by the Bed reviews QualityLand by Marc-Uwe Kling a satirical dystopia which takes on the information age and big data
Pile by the Bed reviews The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry (Raven and Fisher #2) historical crime fiction sequel to The Way of All Flesh.
Pile by the Bed reviews Trail of Lightning the award winning debut novel by Rebecca Roanhorse and the first in her Navajo-inspired fantasy series The Sixth World.
Pile by the Bed reviews John Le Carre’s latest spy novel Agent Running in the Field in which a disillusioned spy deals with Trump, Brexit and the Russians.
Pile by the Bed reviews In the Clearing by JP Pomare a crime thriller based on the true story of the Australian cult known as The Family.
Pile By the Bed’s top 5 picks for 2019 (with 4 honourable mentions)