The Gingerbread House – Kate Beaufoy

4* Nestled among cherry trees in a picturesque country garden, the Gingerbread House resembles an illustration from an old-world storybook. But beware! For in the fairytale, that’s where the witch lives … Not really. The Gingerbread House is nothing like the one in the fairytale and the witch is a grandmother suffering from dementia. When…

The Skeletons of Scarborough House – Kitty French @bookouture @KFrenchBooks

5* Life’s tough for Melody Bittersweet. She’s single, addicted to sugar and super heroes, her family are officially bonkers, and she sees dead people. Is it any wonder no-one’s swiping right on Tinder? Waking up lonely on her twenty seventh birthday, Melody finally snaps. She can’t carry on basing all of her life decisions on the advice of her…

The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman – Mindy Mejia – @MejiaWrites @QuercusBooks

5* Seventeen year old Hattie Hoffman is a talented actress, loved by everyone in her Minnesotan hometown. So when she’s found stabbed to death on the opening night of her school play, the tragedy rips through the fabric of the community. Local sheriff Del Goodman, a good friend of Hattie’s dad, vows to find her killer, but the…