Nightingale, Rachel/Rachel Le Rossigno. Harlequin’s Riddle (Odyssey Books) – Adult speculative fiction. This is the first novel by award-winning playwright Rachel Le Rossignol. Fantasy fiction with a historical twist, it follows the journey of a young woman who joins the Commedia dell’Arte (travelling players) and discovers that their theatrical performances hide a dark secret which may well be connected to the disappearance of her brother years before.
Munro, Donna. The Zanzibar Moon(self-published via Warm Witty Publishing) – general adult contemporary commercial fiction set in Zanzibar and East Africa, and Gold Coast (Australia).
Verity, Bree. The Hidden Duchess (self-published) – historical fiction set in provincial France 1792-3.
Walker-Smith, G. J. Stone Roses – #8 of Wishes series
Winter, Lee. Shattered (Ylva) – adult speculative fiction set in “Socotra” aka “the most alien place on Earth”. Shattered is about a black, lesbian superhero who refuses to “hero” because she decides humanity is not worth saving. It is part of Ylva’s Superheroines Collection. Lee Winter’s debut novel, The Red Files, won a Golden Crown Literary Award and was a finalist for a LAMBDA.