The Upstairs Downstairs Bookgroup will be meeting on Wednesday 22nd May at Dolly’s Wine Bar (above the bookshop) at 7.30pm.

In May we will be reading and discussing

‘Midnight in Peking’ by Paul French

Published by Penguin in paperback £7.99

In this gripping true story the teenage daughter of a retired British dilpomat is brutally murdered in Peking in 1937.  The police investigation is botched and a grieving father vows to uncover the truth.

Seventy-five years later historian Paul French uncovers a stash of forgotten documents revealing the killer’s identity.