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.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Truants a campus-based coming of age debut by Kate Weinberg
Pile by the Bed reviews Bone China the latest gothic offering from Laura Purcell.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Second Sleep by Robert Harris – a medieval post-apocalyptic thriller.
Pile by the Bed reviews Lost Acre, the last volume in Andrew Caldecott’s very English fantasy Rotherweird trilogy
Pile by the Bed reviews This is Gomorrah a fictional thriller about the dark web by tech philosopher Tom Chatfield
Pile by the Bed reviews Linda Grant’s eighth novel – A Stranger City – exploring the consequences of Brexit-era nationalism on the rich multicultural traditions of London.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Dangerous Crime a page-turning and thematically rich crime thriller by Deborah O’Connor
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 Jess Kidd’s third novel Things in Jars – a Victorian crime thriller with a supernatural edge.
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 Rosewater Insurrection by Tade Thompson (Wormwood #2).
Pile by the Bed reviews Luna: Moon Rising by Ian McDonald (Luna #3). A lunar thrill ride of action, political manoeuvring and violence.
Pile by the Bed reviews Ben Smith’s debut novel Doggerland, a dystopian novel with echoes of Beckett and Cormac McCarthy.
Pile by the Bed reviews Slow Motion Ghosts, a new historical procedural crime novel, by Jeff Noon
Pile by the Bed reviews Gallowstree Lane an English crime fiction procedural by Kate London (Collins and Griffiths #3)
Pile by the Bed reviews String City by Graham Edwards