A High Mortality Of Doves by Kate Ellis

1919. The Derbyshire village of Wenfield is still reeling from four terrible years of war, and now, just when the village is coming to terms with the loss of so many of its sons, the brutal murder of a young girl shatters its hard-won tranquillity. Myrtle Bligh is found stabbed and left in woodland, her mouth slit to accommodate a dead dove, a bird of peace… … More A High Mortality Of Doves by Kate Ellis

National Carers Week 12th – 18th June 2017

  Bury Libraries is proud to support our carers by providing the opportunity to come and meet like-minded people who all enjoy reading, as well as sharing their book-related discoveries and opinions.  This relaxed readers group meets once a month to discuss our group read – and to swap recommendations for other books we’ve enjoyed since our last meeting. … More National Carers Week 12th – 18th June 2017

The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

Two of our readers would like to draw your attention to this title. Would you accept a chance for happiness even if it wasn’t yours to have? This is a story about a lighthouse keeper and his wife, who live on a lonely island with just seagulls, stars and buffeting winds for company. It’s a story about right and wrong, and how sometimes they look the same. … More The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

The Lighthouse by Alison Moore

I was very wary of this novel, worrying it would be depressing or worthy. It is quite a sad tale, in that none of the characters are particularly likeable and all the relationships are difficult and seem futile, but I would still recommend it. It’s not going to make you feel miserable (maybe because it’s hard to care about the characters, although they are fascinating), it’s beautifully written and very, very clever.” Fiona … More The Lighthouse by Alison Moore