New year, new titles

Posted on January 9, 2019

In 2019, Saraband is looking forward to another great year of publishing. As usual there will be a tempting mix of non-fiction covering genres as diverse as nature, memoir, culture and history, as well as mysteries, thrillers and literary fiction. Some of the highlights coming in March and April are:

Overlander, by Alan Brown: Seeking a temporary escape from city life and a mad modern world, Alan Brown plots out a personal challenge: an epic coast-to-coast bikepacking trip through the wild and lonely interior of the Highlands.

Down to the Sea, by Sue Lawrence: An atmospheric historical pageturner set in a Victorian poorhouse, where secrets and lies will have profound and dangerous consequences in the future.

Runaway, by Claire MacLeary: Harcus & Laird return for a third instalment of the surprising, gritty, face-paced series about an unlikely pair of detectives.

The Amber Seeker, by Mandy Haggith: The second volume in the extraordinary, imaginative Stone Stories trilogy. In this book, the sequel to The Walrus Mutterer, longlisted for the Highland Book Prize,  Mandy Haggith takes us back to prehistoric times for an intergenerational saga ranging from the Sub-Arctic to the Mediterranean.

Rocks and Rain, Reason and Romance, by David Howe: The story of the Lake District, England’s most dramatic landscape. David Howe delves into the landscape, history and people of Cumbria.

The Nature of Spring, by Jim Crumley: In the third volume of the critically acclaimed “Seasons” series, Jin Crumley chronicles nature in animation during this the most transformative of seasons – the wonder, the tumult, the spectacle of spring.

Mr Todd’s Reckoning, by Iain Maitland: A serial killer thriller in the heart of British suburbia. Norman Bates is alive and well – he’s living just next door.