The Heron’s Cry by Ann Cleeves

Jen is a police officer, off duty and at a friends get together, when a man approaches her. She's too drunk to really engage with him, but he seems to want to talk to her in a professional capacity. The next day, he's found dead, murdered in his daughters art studio. Was the killer someone …

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The Cursed Girls by Caro Ramsay

Benbrae, the dark family estate she left behind, calls Megan home after 5 years away when her sister lays dying. Her return brings secrets to the surface, but Megan has mental health issues and is also deaf, so she's not sure that she can trust her own thoughts and memories and hearing. Why did her …

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How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones

Set in a resort town called Baxter's Beach in Barbados, this book centers largely on a girl called Lala, who is pregnant and in an abusive relationship. When her labour starts, she goes looking for help, and ends up knocking on the door of a wealthy home where her husband, co-incidentally, is robbing the owners. …

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The Babysitter: My Summers With A Serial Killer by Liza Rodman and Jennifer Jordan

Liza, along with her younger sister, grew up spending Summers in Provincetown, where their mother would go to work and hope to catch the eye of a wealthy man. Liza's father was almost totally absent, and her mother was most likely a narcissist, but definitely abusive. Because of this, Liza was drawn to a woman …

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