May 2021: Fiction Previews

The Quick Reads books are to the fore this month, led by another slice of Lagos intrigue from Oyinkan Braithwaite, The Baby is Mine (Atlantic), as well as a Roy Grace story Wish You Were Dead (Pan) from crime superstar Peter James, and Khurrum Rahman’s prequel to East of Hounslow, The Motive (HQ). Perfect for those with little time for reading, as well as all those existing fans.

I wholeheartedly recommend all my Editor’s Choice titles—Luke Kennard’s The Answer to Everything (4th Estate) cheered me up when I hadn’t smiled in three weeks, and Esther Freud’s I Couldn’t Love You More (Bloomsb...

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