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Beautiful Lies by Clare Clark

Reading Group Guide Beautiful Lies By Clare Clark   Discussion Points 1. Why do you think the author chose to open the story with a misdirect—in particular, a charade? What effect did this have on your reading experience? How does it set the tone for the story to come? 2. Initially, for what reasons did [...]

Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman

Introduction Harrison Opuku is standing in the street watching the police block off a body, the body of one of his classmates—who seems to have been murdered for his dinner. The police have no leads, so Harri and his best friend Dean launch into action. Armed with camouflage binoculars and detective techniques absorbed from television, [...]

February House by Sherill Tippins

  “A deliciously readable . . . story of young artists trying to become themselves.” — New York Times Book Review About the Book Bombs were exploding in London. War stories filled the newspapers. World War II had begun in Europe, and nobody knew what would happen next. During this dark time, a group of [...]

London Bridges by Jane Stevenson

  A Los Angeles Times Best Mystery “An exhilarating read . . . refreshingly lighthearted, urbanely witty, and evocative of place.” — Sunday Telegraph “[Stevenson's] shrewd smarts and stinging way with a phrase are in ample evidence . . . She makes palpable the layers of history waiting to be discovered in the very fabric [...]

The Calligrapher by Edward Docx

  About The Calligrapher “A sexy, satisfying read.” — Economist “Pure delight.” — Entertainment Weekly He isn’t as smart as he thinks he is. She’s smarter than she seems. Jasper Jackson is a serial heartbreaker greatly overdue for a reckoning. He is also a charming, sophisticated young Londoner, well-versed in the finer things in life, [...]