Haven by Emma Donoghue

Medieval Ireland: Following a vision he sees in a dream, Artt, a pious monk, leaves behind the world to seek out an island where he will build a monastery. He takes with him a young monk and an older one. Soon the isolation and Artt's blindness to survival skills starts to create uneasiness in the …

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The Second Cut by Louise Welsh

Rilke is an auctioneer in Glasgow, and attending a friends wedding when he's given a friendly tip about an upcoming estate sale. When the man who gave him the tip turns up dead the next day, the police dismiss is as another overdose by a man living a "risky lifestyle" (aka, gay), but Rilke can't …

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