Pile by the Bed reviews The October Man by Ben Aaronovitch a stand alone novella set in his Rivers of London universe
Pile by the Bed reviews Crossings by Alex Landragin, a body hopping romp across the centuries.
Pile by the Bed reviews Jess Kidd’s third novel Things in Jars – a Victorian crime thriller with a supernatural edge.
Pile by the Bed reviews Perihelion Summer, a climate-driven disaster novella by Australian science fiction author Greg Egan.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith, engaging historical fiction that deals with the birth of the movies.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Silent Death by Volker Kutscher, the second of the 1930s Berlin set Gereon Rath books in translation
Pile by the Bed reviews Recursion the new mind-bending science fiction thriller by Blake Crouch
Pile by the Bed reviews Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey – a post Harry Potter magic academy / noir crime fiction mash up.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Ice House by Tim Clare, follow up to his 2015 fantasy debut The Honours.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Porpoise by Mark Haddon and finds it a vital retelling of classic Greek stories.
Pile by the Bed reviews a new post-apocalyptic journey across an empty Britain in A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by CA Fletcher
Pile by the Bed reviews No Way, the Mars-based survival sequel to SJ Morden’s One Way.
Pile by the Bed reviews the second collection of science fiction stories by Ted Chiang.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends the new short story collection by Chris Womersley and finds it like a cross between Raymond Carver and Stephen King.
Pile by the Bed reviews Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson – a cautionary tale that tackles climate change and corporatisation
Pile by the Bed reviews Boxed by Richard Anderson and finds it original, atmospheric, idiosyncratic and satisfying
Pile by the Bed reviews The Farm by Joanne Ramos, a day-after-tomorrow look a the gap between rich and poor.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Devil Aspect – the new stand alone gothic serial killer thriller by Craig Russell
Pile by the Bed reviews Last Ones Left Alive, a debut zombie tale set in the emerald hills of Irelance, by Sarah Davis-Groff
Pile by the Bed reviews Outside Looking In by TC Boyle – an exploration of the 60s and the followers of Timothy Leary.