January 2017 New titles: Fiction Previews

If I were to look back over eight years of introductions to New Titles: Fiction I would probably find I write this every January, but even so, I cannot remember a month more packed with delights than this one.

January opens the season of débuts and is particularly strong for crime and thriller. It is also home to what we should probably call the “Transworld slot” after The Girl on the Train and The Widow, débuts that powered up the bestseller lists in 2015 and 2016 respectively from a January HB publication slot. So, who are the contenders? Not a début but a change of direction for Sara...

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