Extract: Say My Name by Allegra Huston

There, under a table heaped with china of the sort nobody uses anymore, she spots it, almost hidden behind random objects carrying price stickers faded by time. Daylight filters through grimy windows onto worn green velvet, golden wood. Strangely, the case is open—as if it’s hoping to be found. It’s bigger than a violin, much […]

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Extract: Dark Water by Robert Bryndza

DARK WATER  PROLOGUE AUTUMN 1990   It was a cold night in late autumn when they dumped the body in the disused quarry. They knew it was an isolated spot, and the water was very deep. What they didn’t know was that they were being watched. They arrived under the cover of darkness, just after […]

Excerpt: It’s In His Kiss by Eve Devon

She ended the call, but kept the phone in her hand as she ran her gaze over the goodie-bags she was assembling. Her gut said the women receiving those goodie-bags were going to be delighted after seeing Luke Jackson with his hands on the contents! Her gut said getting to help Luke in return was […]

Extract: Mean Sisters by Lindsay Emory

  Mean Sisters by Lindsay Emory Hatfield looked stunned. ‘What in the world are you objecting to?’ ‘You’re asking about privileged information!’ ‘Was a lawyer there? A doctor? A priest?’ Now he was talking crazy. ‘Of course not,’ I said, ‘you’re asking about secret sorority rituals. We can’t share those with anyone who has not […]

Extract: Kill Me Again by Rachel Abbott

Kill Me Again by Rachel Abbott 12 years ago – May 7th Sonia Beecham almost didn’t recognise the eyes staring back at her in the mirror. They were still pale blue, of course, but the pupils were slightly dilated with excitement, and the eyelashes were tinted with grey mascara – an unusual indulgence, but she […]