The Richard and Judy Book Club is back for Autumn 2016 and our favourite book-loving couple have chosen eight fantastic titles to cosy up with as the nights get longer and our jumpers get thicker. As always, we’ll have preview chapters, exclusive interviews, podcasts and bonus content from the authors for you to get stuck into, as well as book club questions for you to bring along to your reading group or to join in online. At the end of the season you’ll have the chance to vote for your favourite so get reading today.

Orphan X – Gregg Hurwitz

As a boy Evan Smoak was taken from an orphanage. Raised and trained in a top secret programme, he was sent to bad places to do things the government denied ever happened...Read More

The Widow – Fiona Barton

We've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime. But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs...Read More

Missing, Presumed – Susie Steiner

Edith Hind is gone, leaving just her coat, a smear of blood and a half-open door. Each of her friends and relatives has a version of the truth. But none quite adds up...Read More

Circling the Sun – Paula McLain

As a young girl, Beryl Markham was brought to Kenya from Britain by parents dreaming of a new life. For her mother, the dream quickly turned sour...Read More

The Forgetting Time – Sharon Guskin

Noah is four and wants to go home. The only trouble is he's already there. Janie's son is her world, and it breaks her heart that he has nightmares...Read More

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend – Katarina Bivald

Sara has never left Sweden but at the age of 28 she decides it's time. She cashes in her savings, packs a suitcase full of books and sets off for Broken Wheel, Iowa...Read More

The Loving Husband – Christobel Kent

Fran Hall and her husband Nathan have moved with their two children to a farmhouse on the edge of the Fens - a chance to get away from London and have a fresh start...Read More

The Ballroom – Anna Hope

1911: Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors, where men and women are kept apart by high walls and barred windows, there is a ballroom vast and beautiful...Read More