Burial Of Ghosts by Ann Cleeves

25 year old Lizzie grew up in the care system and became a social worker, when a work incident pushes her to take a travel break. While away, she has a quick fling, but arrives home to find that the man she slept with has died, and left her a sum of money and a …

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Ghost Town by Kevin Chen

When Keith returns to his dying home town in Taiwan, after being released from prison in Germany, his homecoming coincides with the Ghost Festival, when the gates of Hell are opened (as the book describes it). His return brings a lot of ghosts, from the literal ones of family members who have died, to the …

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Proving Ground by Kathy Kleiman

"The untold story of the six women who in programmed the world's first modern computer"When Kathy Kleiman came across photographs of the earliest computers, she saw women posed in the pictures. Told that they were just "refrigerator models", posed there just to make the machine look good, she wasn't convinced. Something about them looked professional …

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Livid: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell

Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta is the star witness in a polarising case that's creating civil unrest, when the sister of the presiding judge is murdered under strange circumstances. The body shows no sign of physical violence and there are also dead plants, insects and small animals. As Scarpetta begins her investigation, she meets resistance …

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