On a visit to the ruins of Madderstone Abbey, Penelope Lambe suffers a bad fall and before she slips into unconsciousness, manages to say “I saw her… It was her”. Some take these words to mean that Penelope saw the Grey Nun, the ghost reputed to haunt the abbey, but Miss...
1915. The great detective Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honey bees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, Mary Russell displays an intellect to impress even Sherlock ...
The delightful trio of country-house mysteries now brought together in one beautiful omnibus edition. Harking back to the golden age of the English detective story, these mysteries are a charming, quirky blend of Agatha Christie and PG Wodehouse.
The trilogy includes: The Affair of the Bl...
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When Sheila Malory is badgered by Annie Roberts to write the village history, she grudgingly agrees. After Annie dies of food poisoning, a victim of her love of freshly-picked mushrooms, Sheila reluctantly continues working on the history.
When going through Annie’s t...
From the bestselling author of Out of Harm's Way, this utterly compelling novel blends fact and fiction, past and present to make for a tantalising read that both haunts and intrigues.
1940: SS The City of Benares is carrying child evacuees to safety from wartime Britain, among the...
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