6 Quick Reads For When You Don’t Have Time | sheerluxe.com
Whether you struggle to find the time for books, need a light paperback for your commute, or simply fancy trying a new author, Quick Reads could be the solution – this annual series commissions bestselling authors to write short books, all under 130 pages and on sale for a pound or less.
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Part of the Reading Agency’s initiative to get more of Britain reading – including those who find books difficult or intimidating – the six new titles for 2018 span domestic noir to Mumbai gangsters. And with World Book Night falling on Monday 23rd April, there’s no better excuse to pick one (or two) up…

Six Foot Six by Kit de Waal

A charming novella from a Costa First Novel Award-shortlisted author about finding friendship in the most unlikely of places. Timothy, a 21-year-old with learning difficulties, has never had a job before – until he meets Charlie, a local builder who needs his help. But when things don’t go to plan, Timothy’s finds his life changed forever.

Clean Break by Tammy Cohen

A dark and twisty portrait of a marriage coming to its bitter end, from the mistress of domestic noir. Kate knows it's time for a divorce. The trouble is, Jack refuses. And now that he's discovered Kate has met another man, his jealous rages escalate. Can she rid herself of her jealous husband before it's too late?

Cut Off by Mark Billingham

It’s the moment we all fear: losing our phone, leaving us cut off from family and friends. But, for Louise, losing hers in a local café takes her somewhere much darker. A punchy, taut urban thriller from the UK’s number one bestselling crime fiction writer.

Inspector Chopra and the Million-Dollar Motor Car by Vaseem Khan

An enchanting Baby Ganesh Agency novella set in the bustling back-streets of Mumbai. A million-dollar car is missing. Inspector Chopra and his elephant sidekick have two days to find it, or the gangster who bought it will not be happy. A heartwarming read that tackles high-level corruption and the lowest of violent crimes.

The Beach Wedding by Dorothy Koomson

A gripping short read from the award-winning author, featuring a wedding, family drama, and old secrets. Tessa is excited when her daughter arrives in Ghana to get married, but memories of the last time she was there haunt her; can she lay deadly ghosts of the past to rest or will they come back to ruin her daughter's future?

The Great Cornish Getaway by Fern Britton

As the sun sits high in the sky over Cornwall, and the sea breeze brings a welcome relief to the residents of the seaside village of Trevay, a stranger arrives in need of a safe haven. A delightful book by the former This Morning presenter – now a Sunday Times bestselling author – full of her usual warmth and wit.

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