Death at the Sign of the Rook
Jackson Brodie is back in this brilliantly witty and compulsive twist on the country house murder mystery.
Kate Atkinson is one of the world's foremost novelists.
She won the Whitbread (now Costa) Book of the Year Award with her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum.
Her three critically lauded and prize-winning novels set around the Second World War are Life After Life, now a BBC TV series, A God in Ruins (both winners of the Costa Novel Award), and Transcription.
Her bestselling crime novels featuring former detective Jackson Brodie became the BBC TV series Case Histories , starring Jason Isaacs.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Life after life
What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right?
Life After Life follows Ursula Todd as she lives through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. With wit and compassion, Kate Atkinson finds warmth even in life’s bleakest moments, and shows an extraordinary ability to evoke the past. This is a novel that celebrates the best and worst of ourselves.
“A lone fisherman up early looking for sea trout found the first body.”
Strange things are happening. Why is Effie being followed? Why is everyone writing novels? Is someone killing the old people? And where is the mysterious yellow dog?
With both bestselling literary and award-winning crime novels to her name, it doesn't matter if you are a seasoned fan or new to Kate Atkinson, there is plenty for you to choose from...
A God in Ruins
Meet Teddy Todd - would-be poet, heroic World War II bomber pilot, husband, father, and grandfather - as he navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century.ONE GOOD TURN
ONE GOOD TURN
It is summer, it is the Edinburgh Festival. People queuing for a lunchtime show witness a road-rage incident – a near-homicidal attack which changes the lives of everyone involved.STARTED EARLY, TOOK MY DOG
STARTED EARLY, TOOK MY DOG
A day like any other for security chief Tracy Waterhouse, until she makes a shocking impulse purchase. That one moment of madness is all it takes for Tracy’s humdrum world to be turned upside down.EMOTIONALLY WEIRD
On a peat and heather island off the west coast of Scotland, Effie and her mother Nora take refuge in the large mouldering house of their ancestors and tell each other stories.WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS?
WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS?
In a quiet corner of rural Devon, a six-year-old girl witnesses an appalling crime. Thirty years later the man convicted of the crime is released from prison.
‘Atkinson has a plotter’s mind: intricate, clever, satisfying…Shrines of Gaiety is engrossing and fun, powered by subtle skills.’ – The Sunday Times
1926. In a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife.
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