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This month, select from three great eBook titles.

 

MURDER BY CANDLELIGHT by Faith Martin

 

The Cotswolds, 1924. At the Old Forge in the quiet village of Maybury-in-the-Marsh a cry of anguish rings out: lady of the house Amy Phelps has been discovered dead. But with all the windows and doors to her room locked from inside, how - and by whom was she killed?

 

Arbuthnot ‘Arbie’ Swift finds himself in the unlikely position of detective. The celebrated author of The Gentleman's Guide to Ghost-Hunting is staying at the Old Forge to investigate a suspected spectre, but now the more pressing matter of Amy’s murder falls to him too.

 

With old friend Val, he soon uncovers a sorry tale of altered wills, secret love affairs and tragic losses - and plenty of motives for murder. When events take another sinister turn, Arbie must find the killer, fast. And to do so will mean cracking a most perfectly plotted crime.

 

Perfect for fans of THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB, THE APPEAL and THE MARLOW MURDER CLUB, don’t miss this stunning new series from the multi-million bestselling author!

 

THE LIE MAKER by Linwood Barclay

 

Your dad’s not a good person. Your dad killed people, son.

 

These are some of the last words Jack Givins's father spoke to him before he was whisked away by witness protection, leaving Jack and his mother to pick up the shattered pieces of their lives.

 

Years later, Jack is a struggling author, recruited by the U.S. Marshals to create false histories for people in witness protection. Jack realises this may be a chance to find his dad - but then he discovers he’s gone missing, and he could be in serious danger.

 

Jack knows he has to track him down. But how will he find a man he’s never truly known? And how will he evade his father's deadly enemies - enemies who wouldn’t think twice about using his own son against him?

 

ONE DAY WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE by Elise Esther Hearst

 

At 27, Naomi is just trying to be a normal person. A normal person who works at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, who cares for lost things, found things, sacred things and her family. A person who finds herself going on bad blind dates, having cringe-worthy sex, a tumultuous, toxic affair, and falling for a man called Moses.

 

Being a normal person would be easy and fine if she didn't bear the weight of the unspoken grief of Cookie, her Holocaust-survivor grandmother. It would all be fine if she just knew how to be, without feeling the pull of expectation, the fear of disappointing others (men, friends, her parents, humanity), and that pesky problem of being attracted to all the wrong people (according to her parents, anyway).

 

By endlessly trying to please everyone around her, Naomi can't seem to figure out what she wants for herself, or how to get it. With echoes of the dead and dying all about her, in objects, in story, in her grandmother's firm grasp, Naomi isn't quite sure she knows how to be a normal person, but she is going to try.

 

This fiercely honest, funny and fearless novel is a deep dive into the complex questions that surround culture, identity politics and generational trauma in contemporary Australia. Both a sadly affectionate and brilliantly unsparing examination of the glorious, awkward, messiness of life.

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