Pile by the Bed reviews The Constant Rabbit by British fabulist Jasper Fforde – a broad satire that takes on immigration and prejudice.
Pile by the Bed reviews Peace Talks by Tim Finch a meditative story of love and loss.
Pile by the Bed reviews Seven Lies an unreliable narrator thriller debut by Elizabeth Kay
Pile by the Bed reviews The Book of Koli (The Ramparts #1) the start of a new post-apocalyptic trilogy by MR Carey
Pile by the Bed reviews The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley. Steampunk sequel to The Watchmaker of Filigree Street set in late 19th Century Japan.
Pile by the Bed reviews Our Dark Secret, a dark coming of age tale by Jenny Quintana
Pile by the Bed’s 2016 review of Natasha Pulley’s steampunk fantasy debut The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
Pile by the Bed reviews False Value, the eighth entry in Ben Aaronovitch’s always enjoyable urban fantasy meets crime Rivers of London Series
Pile by the Bed reviews The Menace from Farside by Ian McDonald, a YA novella set in the same universe as his Luna trilogy
Pile by the Bed reviews The Last Day by Andrew Hunter Murray, a high-concept post-apocalyptic dystopian thriller.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Devil by Nadia Dalbuono, the fifth in her Italian procedural series featuring Leone Scarmacio
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 Bone Silence, the third and for now final book in Alastair Reynolds’ Revenger series.
Pile by the Bed reviews Body Tourists by Jane Rogers – exploring the popular scifi trope of transferring consciousness.
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 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 The Rosewater Redemption by Tade Thompson – the final stunning volume in the mind-bending Wormwood trilogy.
Pile by the Bed reviewes To Calais, In Ordinary Time by James Meek, a journey across England in 1348, a time of impending plague
Pile by the Bed reviews The Burning Land, the debut novel by BBC journalist George Alagiah set in South Africa and finds it timely and engaging.