Book List in Order: 6 titles


  • Lexus has a secret all to herself, she's a vampire, but she doesn't know that yet. Born a west-Texas girl on the verge of adulthood, she can't wait till the end of summer when she and her best friend move to Galveston and begin their careers at unive...



  • This book was written for those who don’t despise children’s parties, Edwardian actresses, dancing classes and the scent of lilac over sun-warmed fences.Barbara Morant spent a crucial part of her childhood in the unremarkable suburban house which...



  • The peacock displayed himself and paraded the lawn, sometimes pausing to look up at the sky.Waiting? Listening? Guiding. No. Signalling.Controversial when first published in the early days of World War II, due to its treatment of a loathsome upper-cr...



  • In the schoolroom in Lowndes Square, a child, in her ugly, unsuitable frock of plum-coloured satin, cut down when discarded from one of her mother’s, bent over the cutting out of a doll and its cardboard wardrobe, and shivered as she worked.Hilario...





  • 'How I loathe that kind of novel which is about a lot of sisters'; so proclaims Deirdre at the beginning of The Brontës Went to Woolworths, one of three sisters.London, 1931. As growing up looms large in the lives of the Carne sisters, Deirdre, Katr...