Title: Sea of Rust
Author: C. Robert Cargill
From the back: A scavenger robot wanders in the wasteland created by a war that has destroyed humanity in this evocative post-apocalyptic robot western from the critically acclaimed author, screenwriter, and noted film critic.
Title: Disappearance at Devil’s Rock
Author: Paul Tremblay
From the back: Late one night, Elizabeth Sanderson receives the devastating news that every mother fears: her thirteen-year-old son, Tommy, has vanished without a trace.
Title: The Power
Author: Naomi Alderman
From the back: All over the world women are discovering they have the power.
With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain - even death.
Author: Jeff VanderMeer
From the back: “Am I a person?” Borne asks Rachel, in extremis.
“Yes, you are a person,” Rachel tells him. “But like a person, you can be a weapon, too.”
Title: Shattered Minds
Author: Laura Lam
From the back: She can uncover the truth, if she defeats her demons
Ex-neuroscientist Carina struggles with a drug problem, her conscience, and urges to kill. She satisfies her cravings in dreams, fuelled by the addictive drug ‘Zeal’. Now she’s heading for self-destruction – until she has a vision of a dead girl.
Title: The Boy on the Bridge
Author: M R Carey
From the back: Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy.
The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world.
To where the monsters lived.
Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author: Adrian J Walker
From the back: Edgar Hill is 35 and caught in his own headlock. Overweight slob, under-performing husband and reluctant father – for Ed, the world may as well have already ended.
Title: A History of British Serial Killing
Author: David Wilson
From the back: In this fascinating and informative new book, Professor David Wilson tells the stories of Britain's serial killers from Jack the Ripper to the extraordinary Suffolk Murders case.
Title: The Death House
Author: Sarah Pinborough
From the back: Toby's life was perfectly normal . . . until it was unravelled by something as simple as a blood test.