Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • Michal is a princess, Abigail a wealthy widow, and Bathsheba a soldier's bride, but as women in Ancient Israel their destiny is the same: to obey their fathers, serve their husbands and raise their children. Marriage to King David seems to offer them...


  • Award-winning, bestselling author Michael Arditti's tenth novel that documents the history of homophobia and religion. God’s vengeance on the wicked city of Sodom is a perennial source of fascination and horror.  Michael Arditti’s passionate and...



  • Duncan Neville, editor-proprietor of the Francombe and Salter Mercury, is struggling to keep the newspaper afloat. For over 150 years, it has served the two resort towns in Southern England. Duncan's personal life is in similar disarray, as he juggle...


  • While working as a missionary priest in the Philippines during the Marcos dictatorship, Julian Tremayne championed the Communist rebels and found himself imprisoned for murder. Now, three decades later, following Julian's death, a cult develops aroun...


  • Candida Mulliner and Leo Young have been the closest of friends since university, living together but loving separately. When Candida dies after a long illness, she leaves her five-year-old daughter, Pagan, in Leo's care. Candida's adoptive parents a...




  • This is the story of a young, unnamed ordinand with his mind full of love and his heart closed to love. After a nervous collapse in church, he is sent to London on a placement where he enters an unfamiliar world of rentboys, outcasts and AIDS....







  • In May 1939, the SS St Louis left Hamburg for Havana carrying almost a thousand refugees from Hitler''s Germany. On arrival in Cuba, they were forbidden entry and the captain was forced to turn back. Over the following weeks, the ship crisscrossed th...


  • This book examines the personalities and politics involved in the making of a film about the relationship between Unity Mitford and Hitler, set against the background of the Red Army Faction terror campaign in 1970s Germany. Almost thirty years after...


  • A young boy discovers the ambiguity of adult affection. A camp comedian cracks up on stage. A picture-restorer learns to accept her husband's true nature. A travel agent tastes the mysterious power of the internet. Honeymooners take an unconventional...


  • Pagan is a five-year-old girl who has been orphaned by the death of her mother. The identity of her biological father is unknown. She has been left to the care of her mother's best friend, Leo.Her strait-laced grandparents seek custody of the child. ...