What’s Coming Up This Year

Crime fiction to look out for in 2018

There’s plenty of new crime fiction rolling off the printing press, or should we say being digitally created, because let’s face it not every reader is going to be turning paper pages. Let’s give you a few examples of what’s new:

The Midnight Line

crime booksIn this latest Jack Reacher tale he finds himself in a small Wisconsin town. While window shopping he spots a class ring and while uncovering the reason for it appearing in a pawn shop window he uncovers a very sinister tale

by Lee Child (a new Jack Reacher novel)

The Rooster Bar

crime books

John Grisham’s newest thriller gives readers an insight into what’s going on behind the doors of a law firm that;s enjoyed better days

by John Grisham

Two Kinds of Truth

crime booksAnother thriller from bestselling crime writer Michael Connelly. Leading a 3-person detective squad, Harry Bosch is attempting to uncover the perpetrator of a murder

by Michael Connelly

Top fantasy fiction titles for 2018


fantasy books

The Mad Baron’s Mechanical Attic

Another in the Gentleman Bastard Sequence of novels

by Scott Lynch

fantasy books

Blackheart Man

This historical fantasy is set in the 18th century in a place very similar to the Caribbean

by Nalo Hopkinson

fantasy books

A Tale of Tales

Following a great war in which mankind was the loser, Lord Despair gathers an army of fell creatures

by David Farland

fantasy books

The First Last Unicorn and Other Beginnings

A collection of short stories from the pen of a much loved fantasy icon.

by Peter S Beagle

Romantic fiction to look out for in 2018


Duke of Manhattan

romance booksA fabulous, smoldering love story that’ll have readers both blushing and swooning

by Louise Bay

Hello Stranger

romance booksDr Garrett Gibson is a female physician, but the only one in England. She embarks on an affair with a former Scotland Yard detective. They give in to the potent attraction for just one night before going separate ways

by Lisa Kleypas

Never Deceive a Viscount

romance booksA romantic tale of infamous lords and notorious noblemen, struggling to keep their personal struggles private. A dark but also witty historical romance

by Renee Ann Miller

Top biographies coming up in 2018


Turn Your Pain Into Art

biography booksWritten by vocalist and songwriter of the alternative rock duo, Icon for Hire this is a book for anyone looking for a refreshing approach to self-help. Throughout the book she shares her soul and provides some interesting tips. And you’re made to feel comfortable being a part of her life.

by Ariel Bloomer

Single State of Mind

biography booksWritten by the star of ABC’s The Bachelorette and bestselling author of It’s Not Okay it brings readers a new collection of this ladies adventures and how she continues to survive and thrive as a single gal in New York city.

by Andi Dorfman

Top thrillers due to be published in 2018


Dark in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel

thriller booksThis novel sees the return of Lieutenant Eve Dallas to take on a case of death imitating art

by JD Robb

City of Endless Night

thriller booksThe daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire goes missing and its assumed she’s gone off for an adventure. That is until a young woman’s body is found in an abandoned warehouse

by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories

thriller booksContains a thrilling new novella and eleven previously published stories.

by Lee Child

Promise Not to Tell

thriller booksA terrifying legacy is revealed with a broken promise

by Jayne Ann Krentz

Noteworthy science fiction novels that should be read in 2018


The Island in the Sky

sci-fi booksThis novel tells the story of a young boy who gets to travel to the stars on a starship that arrives on Earth. Lottery slots are offered in exchange for leaving alien diplomats behind.

by Tobias S Buckell


sci-fi booksIt is 1958 and World War II never happened. Instead, the armies of the afterlife (Summerland) conquered the world. The immortal Summer lords and a ruthless bunch and rule Britain with an iron fist.

by Hannu Rajaniemi

Thin Air in the Sky

sci-fi booksCorruption and abduction on Mars from an award winning author

by Richard Morgan

The Silver Scar

sci-fi booksThe tale or an orphaned and disillusioned young man who becomes a soldier for the powerful Christian church. He is raised by a priest and trained by a godless warrior. Learning how to balance his faith and war.

by Betsy Dornbusch

Top self help books & guides for 2018

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

self help booksWritten by a renowned psychologist who gives the answer to the most difficult question. What does everyone in the modern world need to know?

by Jordan B Peterson

High Performance Habits

self help booksSix habits that will make you an extraordinary person, shared by the world’s highest-paid performance coach

by Brendon Burchard

Beat the Sports Books

self help booksAn Insider’s Guide to Betting the NFL.Full of useful tips for beginners and pro bettors there are plenty of strategies that have impressed many readers

by Don Gordon