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Deep Waters

Kate Charles

If Callie Anson thought life was going to be peaceful, she was dead wrong. After one particular stormy night, her flat is deemed unliveable and she finds herself moving in with the vicar, Brian Stanford, and his wife Jane; a woman who can barely hide her dislike of the woman curate. But...
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Evil Intent

Kate Charles

Life in the clergy is quiet, respectful, peaceful - or so Callie Anson believed when she began her new job as curate to Reverend Brian Stanford at All Saints' church in Paddington. Little did she realise just how wrong she could be. After the traumatic end of her relationship with fianc&e...
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Red Mandarin

Christopher West

When the body of a senior Beijing official is found floating in Hong Kong harbour, its wrists fastened with handcuffs, Inspector Wang Anzhuang of China's Public Security Bureau is sent to investigate. Against the backdrop of a colony preparing to lower the Union Jack for the first time, Wa...
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Tilly's Story

June Francis

1919. When young Tilly Moran falls out with her elder sister, Alice, she decides it is time to fly the nest and moves from the family home in Chester across the Mersey to Liverpool. Always more determined and spirited than her staid sibling, Tilly is undaunted by the prospect of living alo...
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Killing the Emperors

Ruth Dudley Edwards

WINNER OF THE GOLDSBORO LAST LAUGH AWARD The latest hilarious and scathing satire from Ruth Dudley Edwards '...the Turner Prize...is named after an innovative painter of genius and is awarded annually to whatever bluffer has caught the eye of the knaves and fools who dominate the contemp...
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Inspector Ghote`s First Case

H R F Keating

The long-awaited new Inspector Ghote novel From HRF Keating, recipient of the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for outstanding service to Crime Fiction. Newly-promoted Inspector Ghote is thrilled to be granted casual leave until he takes up his post, as it allows him to spend time with his heav...
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Aisles

Paul Magrs

Iris Murdoch pops into an internet chatroom to discuss sex, literature and life-after-death with the impetuous Funkymonkey ... Marion from the delicatessen counter fatally crashes her Fiesta while yelling into her mobile phone ... and the evil Dr Fu Manchu chases Virginia Woolf screaming t...
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Cold Pursuit

Judith Cutler

When a colleague becomes seriously ill, Chief Superintendent Fran Harman has to delay her impending retirement to oversee an investigation into a recent spate of 'happy-slappings' and minor assaults in the area. The wave of incidents has ignited a media furore and Fran soon finds hersel...
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Maxwell's Point

M J Trow

With girlfriend DS Jacquie Carpenter back at work and little baby Nolan rapidly growing into a feisty toddler, Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell, Head of Sixth Form at Leighford High, decides to hire an au pair. The exotic Juanita Reyes hails from the sun-drenched isle of Menorca, and whilst the goo...
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Above the Bright Blue Sky

Margaret Thornton

Life for Maisie Jackson has been far from happy for a number of years - ever since her mother re-married after her beloved father's death, and her new stepfather and stepbrother moved into their small terraced house in Armley, Leeds. Suffering abuse at her cruel stepbrother's hand, and mer...
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Hot Potato

Joyce Holms

Solicitor Tam Buchanan and his friend and colleague Fizz Fitzgerald arrange to get away from it all on a hill-walking holiday in the beautiful Scottish Highlands. Unfortunately, their idyllic break is ruined somewhat when they witness an horrific car crash. Administering First Aid, Fizz an...
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Night Calypso

Lawrence Scott

LONGLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 1938 is a tumultuous year on the small Trinidadian island of El Caracol, which houses a leper colony and a convent. In the sultry heat of the dry season a young orphan, Theo, is sent to live with the island’s doctor, Vince...
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By Death Divided

Patricia Hall

Laura Ackroyd, the journalist girlfriend of DCI Michael Thackerary, becomes drawn into the plight of Jenny Holden and her daughter Anna when she writes an article about domestic abuse. Suffering violence at the hands of her husband, Jenny takes flight to a women's refuge. But her dreams of...
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Love Inc.

Yvonne Collins, Sandy Rideout

LOVE Inc. YOUR RELATIONSHIP IS OUR BUSINESS Zahra, Kali, and Syd would never have met if their parents' marriages hadn't fallen apart.  But when the three girls collide in group counselling, they discover they have something else in common: they've each been triple-timed by the same...
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Elm Tree Road

Anna Jacobs

After being driven from home by their brutal father, the Willett sisters find themselves facing greater heartache in the wider world. Nell, the middle daughter, has left home to be with her lover, Cliff, fearing what reprisals might come from marrying against her father’s wishes. The...
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Last Nocturne

Marjorie Eccles

What could make a successful, happily married man take a gun and shoot himself? What made a young artist on the brink of fame throw himself to his death? These are the questions facing Chief Inspector Lamb and his assistant, Detective Sergeant Cogan. Neither victim left a note behind to e...
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Beekeeping For Beginners

Laurie R King

In this crackling short story, New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King reveals an unforgettable new twist in the adventure that led supersleuth Sherlock Holmes to discover his first (and finest) apprentice, Mary Russell.   Sherlock Holmes is fending off a particularly dark ...
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Detox Your Finances: The Ultimate Book of Money Matters for Women

Justine Trueman

Would you like to... Be able to afford more designer outfits? Stop fighting with your partner about money? Get out of debt? Manage your mortgage? Invest your savings? Set up a suitable pension? This practical guide is the the ultimate accessory for the modern woman - and will help to ac...
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Dr Dale's Zombie Dictionary: The A-Z Guide to Staying Alive

Dr Dale

Worried about what to do in the event of zombie uprising? Well, worry no more! Using his expertise gathered from years of research via films and Wikipedia, the world's leading (errr, only) Zombologist, Dr. Dale, has compiled this rigorously researched A-Z list of everything you need to kn...
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Aelred`s Sin

Lawrence Scott

Winner of a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book Robert de la Borde comes to England in the 1980`s from the Caribbean after hearing that his brother, Jean Marc, has died. In Bristol, his brother`s journals prompt Robert to visit Ashton Park Monastery, which Jean Marc entered in...
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Hot Sun, Cool Shadow

Angela Murrills

An unabashed celebration of the joys of food and cooking, Hot Sun, Cool Shadow follows the story of award-winning food-writer Angela Murrills and the artist Peter Matthews, who travel together to the southerly French region of Languedoc.  The Languedoc is famed for its landscape, lege...
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Burnt Out

Clare Curzon

Margot is a furiously ambitious woman and director of new drama series, All Fired Up. Tensions and passions run high between the cast and crew, with Margot battling with a lead-actor who can’t act and deciding whether to accept the amorous attentions of the lowly but handsome Cameram...
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Eye of the Raven

Ken McClure

Dr Steven Dunbar works for Sci-Med Inspectorate, a secretive agency that investigates crimes with links to the world of science. He is therefore bemused when the deathbed confession of a convicted psychopath lands on his desk.  But it emerges that another man is already serving a life...
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Season Of Storms

Susanna Kearsley

In the 1920s, in a beautiful Italian villa called Il Piacere, the playwright Galeazzo D’Ascanio lived for Celia Sands. She was his muse and his mistress, his most enduring obsession and the inspiration for his most original play. But the night before she was to perform the leading ro...
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Flying Blind

Deborah Cooke

BOOK ONE IN THE DRAGON DIARIES SERIES Zoë Sorensson is a perfectly normal teenage girl – only she’s always been told she’s destined for great things. Because Zoë is the Wyvern – the one female dragon shape shifter with special powers. But Zoë is at t...
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Missing

Cath Staincliffe

  'People disappear every day.  Most of them choose to.  Have you ever been tempted?  Slip on a coat, pick up your bag and walk, or drive, or run.  Turn your back on home, family, friends, work. Why do people do it?  Because they can?  Because staying...
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Maxwell's Grave

M J Trow

When Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell took his kids from Leighford High on an archaelogical dig, all should have been learning and fun. The professionals were very excited - was the grave they had found that of Alfred the Great? No, because the corpse was not Saxon and it wasn't a king, but an alto...
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One Foot Wrong

Sofie Laguna

Nominated for the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction Unlike anything you will have read before... Meet Hester. A child of dark beginnings and few words. Living a painfully sheltered existence forced upon her by reclusive parent...
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Angels At War

Freda Lightfoot

Two years have passed for Livia and her sisters and  finally all seems well for them. Livia is set to marry Jack and her sisters are, for the moment, settled on Todd Farm. Livia also wants to bring back to life the neglected family business: is she prepared to jeopardise her future li...
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How Not to Write a Novel: Confessions of a Midlist Author

David Armstrong

Every week, agents and publishers in this country receive hundreds of manuscripts from would-be authors. Of these, fewer than one per cent will make it into print. David Armstrong was one of the one per-centers, his first crime novel plucked from the slush pile at a major publisher and pub...
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After You`ve Gone

Joan Lingard

Set in Edinburgh, After You've Gone is a moving story about a woman torn between her husband and another man in 1920s society. Willa is a polite and respectable young woman, trying to cope with the tedium of her life whilst her husband is away on a year-long cruise with the Navy. Living w...
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Thank You For Smoking

Christopher Buckley

Nick Naylor is just a regular guy trying to earn a living. In these neo-puritanical times, it`s a challenge to defend the rights of smokers and a privilege to promote their liberty. Sure, it hurts a little when you`re compared to Nazi war criminals, but Nick`s just doing what it takes to p...
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When the Clouds Go Rolling By

June Francis

A tender tale of the ties that bind families together... and threaten to tear them apart.  As the First World War rolls on towards its end, it takes its toll on the inhabitants of Victoria Crescent in Chester. Alice Bennett's relief at hearing her husband, Sebastian, is alive is temp...
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Doctors Who Kill

Carol Anne Davis

What drove Harold Shipman to murder over 200 of his elderly patients? Why did Beverly Allitt kill the babies in her care? This book examines the formative influences and careers of British, American and European doctors, nurses, dentists and paramedics. Going beyond the usual killers-on...
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Fatal Flaw

Frank Smith

Monica Shaw, a pupil at Thornton Hill an exclusive school for girls, has killed herself. Or has she? The coroner is forced to close the case. DCI Paget is not satisfied. A week later Paget is called to a brutal murder at the riding stables that adjoin Thornton Hill. Is there a coincidence...
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Murder on the Dance Floor

Susan Kelly

A dangerous new drug has emerged into the nightclubs around Newbury. Entrium Trilenium, otherwise known as Entry, is easy to manufacture, looks deceptively like ecstasy, but is incredibly lethal. After the deaths of two young girls at a local nightclub, Superintendent Gregory Summers an...
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Couples Who Kill

Carol Anne Davis

What drives attractive male cousins to rape and kill ten young women? Why do an altar girl and her boyfriend lure innocent victims into their customised torture van? Couples who kill comprise only twenty percent of killers - but they often murder serially and are responsible for particul...
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Under Suspicion

Mulgray Twins

When a Customs and Revenues Officer on the brink of exposing a huge money-laundering outfit is murdered in Tenerife, there is only one team capable of ensuring Operation Canary Creeper's continuance and success.  DJ Smith must use all of her cunning and experience to trap the devious ...
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All The Rage

Paul Magrs

All The Rage is the story of a pop band - from their first appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest to the K-Tel Greatest Hits CD. Spanning the 1980s, the career of Things Fall Apart encompasses the best and the worst of the decade that taste forgot. It is all here; dodgy haircuts, fashio...
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How to Solve Sudoku

Catherine Shaw

Don't know what to do with a Sudoku? Let mathematician Catherine Shaw guide you through the intricacies of the international puzzle craze, unlocking the logic behind 'magic squares' and helping you on the way to success. Far from being your average puzzle book, Shaw not only aims at initi...
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Third Messiah, The

Christopher West

Special Offer - 40% off! Submit promocode CWM3 in your shopping basket to receive the discount Disappointed in her love affair with a wealthy businessman, Julie is left feeling bereft and heartsick, not just with her failed relationship but with her whole way of life. When the New Ch...
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Who Let the Dogs In?

Molly Ivins

Molly Ivins is one of the wittiest columnists in America today and is back with her own personal Hall of Fame of America's most outlandish politicians; the wicked, the wise and the witless drawn from more than thirty years of reporting. Who Let the Dogs In? takes us on a wild ride through...
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Grave Stones

Priscilla Masters

Jakob Grimshaw has eked out a precarious living as a Staffordshire moorland farmer by selling off some of his land to Gabriel Frank, a local businessman, who seized the opportunity to build a select development of nine houses, the Prospect Farm Estate. But having been sold a rural idyll, ...
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World Beyond, The

Sangeeta Bhargava

1855. Lucknow, India. As tensions simmer in the heat of repressive colonial India, an English woman and a prince of Avadh defy their own and their societies’ prejudices and fall in love. But in a world where private happiness is at the mercy of wider events, even as Salim ...
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Envelopes: A Puzzling Journey Through the Royal Mail

Harriet Russell

Embark on a puzzling journey through Royal Mail. Open this book, and you will discover a most curious and diverting collection of illustrated envelopes, all of which have been sent through the Royal Mail system. In Envelopes, Harriet Russell has created a wealth of different ways of com...
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Death in a Far Country

Patricia Hall

The dark of the night. Two girls are running for their lives.  Terrified, one falls, and unable to get up, she forces her friend to go on without her, to save herself. For her there is no escape as their attackers close in. The following morning the body of a young girl is found in...
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Murder On Wheels

Mary Scott

Bryan Greyshott was a high-flying, dare-devil oil executive; now he is confined to a wheelchair. Disaffected and dystopian, he has ended up in a bleak north London suburb. He attends The Centre, a 'community resource' where he and his fellow wheelchair-users are routinely patronised by smi...
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Crooked Pieces

Sarah Grazebrook

Maggie seems to be going up in the world. Compared to living with her large and impoverished East London family and watching her mother being worn down by life and childbearing, working as a maid is a big improvement. Meeting very different people like the Pankhursts, Maggie is introduced ...
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Molly's Millions

Victoria Connelly

Molly Bailey has just won £4.2 million in the National Lottery. And she needs to get rid of it – fast! Tom Mackenzie is on the verge of losing his job. He needs one hell of a story if he hopes to secure his future in journalism. With Ebenezer Scrooge for a brother, and a...
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My Lady Deceiver

Freda Lightfoot

1905. Rosie Belsfield feels as if her life has ended when she is rejected from Ellis Island and put on the next boat back to England, leaving her family behind. But fate gives her a second chance when she befriends Lady Rosalind, a pregnant widow on her way to the home of her late husband&...
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How To Write A Blockbuster

Sarah Harrison

The blockbusting novel is the stuff of writers' dreams. In How to Write a Blockbuster, Sarah Harrison draws on her own experience to tell you what you can do to make that dream into a reality.In this entertaining and inspiring guide she offers advice and observations on: What consti...
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This is the Day

Daniel Blythe

They’ve got it all. And now they’re about to lose it… Tom and Ella Barclay think they have life all worked out: with a smart house in suburbia, two lovely children at private school, creative and interesting jobs. And best of all, a happy marriage…? But bene...
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Napoleon's Pyramids

William Dietrich

Visit the new Ethan Gage Website  The first book in the New York Times bestselling historical adventure series. The world changes for Ethan Gage – one-time assistant to the renowned Ben Franklin - on a night in post-revolutionary Paris, when he wins a mysterious medallion in a...
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Ripples on a Pond

Madge Swindells

The well-heeled village of Temple Minnis, placid and picturesque, presents a façade as smooth and calm as its deep, dark lake. But all is not as it seems. Simon Shepherd's marriage is a sham, his daughter running wild. When he awakes one night to the smell of woodsmoke, his fur...
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Sophia's Secret

Susanna Kearsley

Winner of the RT Book Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction Novel Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year Award Selected by Woman & Home as one of the 5 Best Time-Slip Novels (together with The Time Traveller's Wife, Labyrinth, The Return and A Secret Alc...
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Off Track

Clare Curzon

Research biologist Piers Egerton has been working on a top-secret project for a number of years and has finally realised it is something he wants no part of. But the people he works for think he knows too much and he realises his life is in danger. Lee Barber is a perfectly competent trai...
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Darkening Sky

Alison Joseph

Sister Agnes is about to take her final vows, but is worried about giving up all her earthly possessions.  If she ever leaves the convent, how would she survive with no home and no finances?  However, Agnes's concerns are put into perspective when Walker McFadden, a lodger at the...
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Absolute Beginners

Colin MacInnes

A Twentieth Century Classic London, 1958-Soho, Notting Hill... a world of smoky jazz clubs, coffee bars, and hip hangouts in the center of London's emerging youth culture. The young and restless – the absolute beginners – were creating a world as different as they dared from t...
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Maxwell's Crossing

M J Trow

At Leighford High, the ever-resourceful Peter ‘Mad Max’ Maxwell is acting as Head of History whilst Peter Moss partakes in an American exchange.  His counterpart is Hector Gold, accompanied to Leighford by his eccentric family. In particular, Hector’s father-in-law, ...
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I Hate Christmas

Daniel Blythe

Does the sight of a house festooned in glowing coloured bulbs with an illuminated reindeer in the garden bring you out in a cold sweat? Or is the thought of days of endless cold turkey sandwiches enough to make you become a vegetarian? And what of the adorable little carol singers - does t...
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Candleland

Martyn Waites

When Newcastle-based journalist Stephen Larkin is called down to London to help find a missing girl, he is unprepared for the violence of life in the capital's underbelly. Caught up in a world of transsexual prostitutes, gun-toting Yardies and psychotic hitmen, Larkin must learn to fight d...
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First Fruits

Penelope Evans

Kate Carr's world revolves around her father, the most charismatic and mesmerising minister preaching in Edinburgh. She is his first fruit, his offering and Keith Carr is moulding her in his image, training her to have it, his special power. Convinced that he and his daughter are God's cho...
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River Angel

Manette Ansay

From the author of Vinegar Hill, the million-copy bestseller and Oprah Book Club pick, comes a haunting and eloquent story of small town life. 'In a little Wisconsin town about a hundred miles southwest of the town where I grew up, a misfit boy was kidnapped by a group of high school kids...
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Mr Love and Justice

Colin MacInnes

An Allison & Busby Classic - a new reissue Frankie Love, new to his profession as a ponce, seems to run his illegal life on strictly fair principles. Ted Justice, recently appointed member of the vice squad, finds his upholding of the law complicated by love for his girl... Love is...
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Payback

Clare Curzon

  When Sandy Craddock witnesses his detested half-brother deliberately mown down by a hit-and-run driver outside his own place of work, he guiltily assumes that he himself was the intended victim.  He has, he believes, made mistakes that could earn him real enemies. Complicating...
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I, Fatty

Jerry Stahl

`Life`s a pie-fight and then you die` Abandoned as a boy in Kansas, Fatty Arbuckle found adulation in Hollywood in the early days of cinema. During his heyday he was more popular than Charlie Chaplin and became the first screen actor to make a million dollars a year. But in 1921 Fatt...
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Tripper

Ken McCoy

When Ron Crusher is forced at gunpoint onto the parapet of a 12-storey office block in the centre of Unsworth, he suspects that he's being used to distract the police while a criminal gang escapes and that his life will be spared.  After all, he can't recall any grudges from his army ...
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Shadow of the Past

Judith Cutler

Tobias Campion is happily settled as vicar at Moreton Priory. He finds the new lady living of Moreton Hall a charming and generous spirited member of his parish who is only too willing to help Tobias and his friend Dr Hansard look after the less fortunate in the community. Lady Chase&rsquo...
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Maxwell's Island

M J Trow

Having had his retirement snatched from him by malfunctioning technology, Peter ‘Mad Max’ Maxwell finds himself facing yet another year at Leighford High School.  Jacquie’s hopes of a dedicated house husband are dashed and she is annoyed further when a family holiday...
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Hans Christian Anderson

Alison Prince

Prince presents new evidence which casts an unexpected light on this writer of children's fairy tales. Using diaries and letters, she claims that he was a suppressed homosexual; that his highly publicised affairs with prominent women were used to build his public persona and to protect his...
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Florid States

Rod Usher

Ned Quinn's impulsive response to a lonely hearts ad draws him out of his self-imposed solitude into the Queensland outback and an unexpected affair. But Quinn suffers from schizophrenia, and his developing relationship with Jennifer Duncan is threatened by the fears of the small valley co...
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Julia's Chocolates

Cathy Lamb

When Julia Bennett leaves her abusive fiancé at the altar, she knows life will never be the same again. Seeking comfort, she heads to her Aunt Lydia’s rambling farmhouse where she is welcomed by an eccentric, warm, and wise group of women. Meeting once a week for drinks and th...
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City of Spades

Colin MacInnes

London, 1957. Victoria Station is awash with boat trains discharging hopeful black immigrants into a cold and alien motherland. Liberal England is about to discover the legacy of Empire. And when Montgomery Pew, assistant welfare officer in the Colonial Department, meets Johnny Fortune, re...
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Prey Silence

Sally Spedding

After enduring six years of his wife Kathy`s depression, Tom Wardle-Smith moves his family from England to to St Sauveur in the South of France, in the hope of saving his marriage from the flames. Their new neighbour, farmer Samson Bonneau, has other ideas - he had failed to secure the lan...
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Dead Letters

Francis King

This is Francis King at his very best. He enters not only the world and sensibilities of Stefano, old and declining, a prince from an ancient Sicilian family with an unfinished novel in him, but the simple, good-natured and damaged heart of Steve, an Australian hitch-hiking the world, who ...
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My Perfect Silence

Penelope Evans

      'I was four when I killed my baby brother.' Rose can't even remember how it happened, but in the aftermath only her older brother, Max, remained the same. Beautiful Max, stepping in between her and a world that has changed too much. Rose needs him more than...
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Weight of Water, The

Penelope Evans

After her husband faces a crisis on the underground, Sara Ravenscroft finds herself moving to Devon to start a life away from the city. But it is here in the country that the haunting dream which has plagued her since childhood starts to creep into the everyday.  A small girl in a whi...
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Becoming Madam Mao

Anchee Min

This is the epic tale of one woman's life - of her journey from poverty to notoriety, from the slums to the Forbidden City. Hers is a story of defiance and determination, politics and passion - this is her quest to become a heroine. Becoming Madame Mao is a powerful novel tracing the...
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Broken Music

Marjorie Eccles

The year is 1919 and the population of Great Britain is still struggling to its feet after being hit by the atrocities of the First World War. Progress is slow, even in quiet spots like the village of Broughton Underhill, on the edge of the Black Country. Gradually, soldiers return, wounds...
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Saving Grace

Penelope Evans

Reeling from her husband's betrayal and struggling to rebuild her marriage, Grace daydreams about a life in which everything has returned to normal. But even through her thin veil of optimism she can see that her life is unravelling before her eyes. Soon, however, she finds that a fantasy ...
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Rosemary and Thyme: And No Birds Sing

Brian Eastman

Meet Laura Thyme and Rosemary Boxer, two women who come together in the midst of life-changing crises and help each other to embark on a new life. When Laura discovers that her husband has left her, she travels straight to the house of her best friend, Sam Trent, for some much needed sympa...
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Devil's Game

Patricia Hall

Karen Bastable is a woman longing for more excitement in her life, and illicit group meetings in a local forest have added plenty of spark and pleasure recently. That is until one night she meets a man in search of a more sinister kind of gratification. When her abandoned car is discovered...
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Mariana

Susanna Kearsley

Winner of the Catherine Cookson Award The first time Julia Beckett saw Greywethers she was only five, but she knew that it was her house. And now that she’s at last become its owner, she suspects that she was drawn there for a reason.  As if Greywethers were a portal between wo...
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House of Angels

Freda Lightfoot

The Lake District, 1908.  Livia, Ella and Maggie Angel appear to lead a privileged life in a large country estate, with seemingly little to disturb their happiness, but since the death of their mother, their family home has been far from a quiet haven for them. Their father, Josiah, r...
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Maxwell's Retirement

M J Trow

For Peter ‘Mad Max’ Maxwell, the only mystery that has arisen so far this year at Leighford High is the question of how to use a computer. The ‘dinosaur’ Head of Sixth Form just cannot get to grips with technology, and doesn’t see the need to know how to send ...
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True Love of Mine, A

Margaret Thornton

It is August 1900 and ten-year-old Maddy Moon is relishing the prospect of a long summer in Scarborough stretching out ahead of her. While watching the Pierrot shows on the beach, she meets and befriends another young girl, Jessie, who is holidaying in Scarborough for the summer. Maddy i...
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Fifth Victim

Zoë Sharp

Bodyguard and ex-Special Forces soldier Charlie Fox would do anything to take her mind off her partner; shot, left for dead and now lying in a coma. So concentrating on a new assignment seemed like the perfect way to escape the pain, and her own empty apartment. The job: to protect the ...
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Starting Over, One Cake at the Time

Gesine Bullock-Prado

Gesine Bullock-Prado, was the head of her sister's (Sandra Bullock) production company. She had a closet full of designer clothes and the ear of all the influential studio heads, but she was miserable. The only solace she found was in her secret hobby: baking. With every sugary, butter...
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Second Shot

Zoë Sharp

Charlie Fox has a new client: a multi-millionaire mother who is looking for protection from a nuisance ex. When Simone decides to escape his unwanted attentions and the scrutiny of the press by going to America, it should make Charlie's job easier, what with the main character she is prote...
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Rules, Regs and Rotten Eggs

H R F Keating

Detective Superintendent Harriet Martens has resolved to resign after the new Assistant Chief Constable at the head of the CID has made her feel somewhat inferior in her job.  However, her thoughts of resignation are abruptly interrupted when the pro-hunting politician Robert Roughous...
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No Suspicious Circumstances

Mulgray Twins

 Meet the world's most unusual undercover team... It can be tough working undercover for HM Revenue & Customs, but DJ Smith has more than a little help from her trained sniffer cat, Gorgonzola, a moth-eaten Persian with gourmet tastes and a mind of her own. This first investiga...
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Still Waters

Judith Cutler

One cold, wet evening in an otherwise unusually dry April, a man falls from the fifth floor window of a hotel in Hythe.  Did he jump or was he pushed? Detective Chief Superintendent Fran Harman is already struggling to juggle her work and private life: she is having difficulties find...
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Cult Killers

Frank Moorhouse

When Satanism first began to penetrate popular culture in the 1960's, through the lyrics of The Beatles and The Stones, it was intended as a harmless rebellion against conventional society. Yet, inevitably, this encouraged more radical extremes to follow, with Black and Death Metal bands b...
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Blood Dancing

Jonathan Gash

The dark streets of Manchester's underworld, home to a horde of gamblers, drunks, prostitutes and their punters, plays host to a vigilante of the worst kind. Wanting to rid the city of evil, the assassin constructs a poisoned dart and scours the newspaper headlines for the next victim. ...
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Island Songs

Alex Wheatle

'She wondered what kind of world she had brought her two daughters into - the tedious cycle of rural Jamaican life. No chance for them to set off upon adventures and see the outside world.' But sisters Jenny and Hortense Rodney, descendents of the fierce Maroon people, do get to see the w...
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Watch Your Mouth

Daniel Handler

When Joseph goes off to stay with his girlfriend Cynthia for the summer, he knows that she's close to her family. And why not? Her mother's a fantastic cook, her father is a caring, sharing kind of guy and it's obvious that Cyn's affectionate younger brother, Steven, has been missing her s...
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Maxwell's Revenge

M J Trow

With the beginning of a new school year under way, Peter ‘Mad Max’ Maxwell prepares to get stuck into his curricular routine and is looking forward to his forthcoming wedding to fiancée DS Jacquie Carpenter. The immediate task in hand for senior staff members is the hiri...
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Morganville Vampires Omnibus: Books 1 - 3

Rachel Caine

The New York Times bestselling series following Claire and her friends as they survive in the town of Morganville, run by vampires. A chance for fans to own a stunning hardback edition of the first three books in the bestselling Morganville Vampire series: Glass Houses, The Dead Girls' Da...
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Shadow of Death

Alison Joseph

Trawling through piles of tatty Victoriana and mawkish lives of the saints in the library at the Order of Bermondsey, Sister Agnes discovers the seventeenth-century Hawker archive, a collection of hand-written journals telling the story of Alice, her husband Nicolas and their son who died ...
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Air Kisses

Zoë Foster

Sometime it’s better to kiss than to make up… Hannah Atkins – the girl most likely to be sporting unblended foundation, orange wrists or a wobbly trail of liquid eyeliner – has bluffed her way into the position of beauty editor at Gloss magazine. Just as she&rsquo...
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Holmes and Watson

June Thomson

This fictional biography celebrates the most famous friendship ever recorded. In the course of tracing its development, June Thomson gives fascinating insights into the personalities of these two very different individuals whose relationship was to last for over forty-six years. Those i...
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Satanic Killings

Frank Moorhouse

When Satanism first began to penetrate popular culture in the 1960's, through the lyrics of The Beatles and The Stones, it was intended as a harmless rebellion against conventional society. Yet, inevitably, this encouraged more radical extremes to follow, with Black and Death Metal bands b...
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Sins of the Fathers

Patricia Hall

Stepping over the threshold of a once-happy family home turned charnel house, DCI Michael Thackeray knows he’ll be faced with a grim sight. After all his years in the force, he’s come to realise that you can never truly become inured to the sight of death. Especially when there...
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Death in Dark Waters

Patricia Hall

When a teenager is involved in a hit-and-run accident after taking Ecstasy at a local nightclub, The Carib, his father wants to know who supplied him with the tablets. Faced with silence from the boy's friends, as well as growing tension between the club's owners and the predominantly Musl...
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Objects of Desire

C J Emerson

Taking this baby feels no different from any of the others. People move aside long before Jess reaches them. Who needs a bell? she thinks; they can see I'm unclean. The corridor from the delivery room seems endless as she walks towards the nurses congregated at their station. The chatter q...
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To the Devil - a Diva!

Paul Magrs

Karla Sorensen used to be big in horror films. In the Sixties and Seventies no self-respecting low-budget bloody schlocker shocker was complete without the Queen of Vampires presiding over it. She was well-qualified; after all, at the age of ten, she sold her soul to the devil. Now, altho...
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Jig

Campbell Armstrong

Only four men in the whole of the US could have known when the shipment of ten millions dollars to the IRA was scheduled. One of those four must be responsible for the slaughter of the couriers and hijacking of the funds. Only one man is trusted by the terrorists to go after the money. ...
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Waterloo Sunset

Martin Edwards

No one expects to read their own obituary. Liverpool lawyer Harry Devlin never knew five short lines could be so menacing-someone wants him dead and he has only seven days to find out who. The terse notice of his death is out of place amid the hustle and bustle of Harry's posh office off t...
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Fourth Day

Zoë Sharp

The cult calling itself Fourth Day is well-funded and highly jealous of its privacy. Five years ago Thomas Witney went in to try and get the evidence that the cult’s charismatic leader, Randall Bane, was responsible for the death of Witney’s son, Liam. Witney never came out. ...
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Morganville Vampires Omnibus Books 4 - 6

Rachel Caine

In the town of Morganville, vampires and humans have learnt to coexist in relative peace. Then comes Bishop, a master vampire who threatens to abolish all order, revive the forces of the evil dead and let chaos rule - and Claire and here friends are the only ones who stand in his way... C...
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Shadows of Sounds

Alex Gray

The Glasgow Orchestra are rehearsing to perform, but little do they know of the sequence of murderous events happening backstage... When George Millar, the orchestra's leader, is brutally murdered in his dressing room, his colleagues are shocked. But the show must go on. Enter DCI Lorimer...
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Winging It

Deborah Cooke

The second book in the Dragon Diaries series. Zoë Sorensson yearns to come into her powers as the only female dragon shifter. But being part of two worlds is more complicated than she expected. It’s bad enough that she’s the target of the Mages’ plan to eliminate ...
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Falstaff

Robert Nye

An Allison & Busby Classic - new reissue Expansive, sprawling, unruly and oversized - like his stomach and everything about him, the memoirs of the most beloved comic figure in the history of literature take the unsuspecting reader into the world of a character so audacious that, app...
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No Cure For Death

Hazel Holt

Something peculiar is going on at the Group Medical Practice in Taviscombe. Sheila Malory can’t help but feel it may be linked with the unexpected arrival of Dr Morrison. Arrogant and cold-mannered, his alleged misdiagnosis of a local patient who later died has made him the focus of ...
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Fallen

Tim Lebbon

A vivid and epic journey that dares to cross the forbidden boundary separating us from all we fear – and desire – the most. Shrouded in mystery from time immemorial, the Great Divide – a treacherous sheer cliff soaring miles into the clouds above – has long provo...
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Flipping Out

Marshall Karp

Five cops. Drinking beer, playing cards, busting balls. I’ll never forget that Sunday night. It was the happiest time the five of us would ever spend together again. A group of women, including Mike Lomax's girlfriend and Mrs Terry Biggs, have partnered with a bestselling mystery ...
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Boomsday

Christopher Buckley

One of America's most hilarious novelists and bestselling author of Thank You For Smoking returns with a biting comedy about generational warfare, political shenanigans and the power of PR spin. Cassandra Devine, a charismatic 29-year-old blogger and member of Generation Whatever, is outr...
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Kidnapping Ronnie

Tudor Gates, Patrick King

How could you get one of the world`s most famous criminals out of his hiding place in Rio? And once he was out, what would you do with him? And what if it all went wrong? Kidnapping Ronnie tells the true story of the abduction of the notorious Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs from Brazil...
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Where The Truth Lies

Rupert Holmes

1970s Hollywood: O'Connor, a vivacious, free-spirited young journalist known for her penetrating celebrity interviews, is bent on unearthing secrets long ago buried by the handsome showbiz team of singer Vince Collins and comic Lanny Morris. These two highly desirable men, once inseparab...
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Bobby's Girl

Catrin Collier

CAPE COD STANDARD  MONDAY SEPT 2ND 1968 In the early hours of Sunday morning a custom built, imported European automobile left the approach road to the Brosna Estate, crashed and burst into flames. Eyewitnesses reported seeing the vehicle with four people inside, being driven errati...
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Nothing Like the Sun

Anthony Burgess

Nothing Like the Sun is a magnificent, bawdy telling of Shakespeare’s love life. Starting with the young Will, the novel is a romp that follows Will’s maturation into sex and writing. My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun, Coral is far more red than her lips&rsquo...
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So Horrible a Place

Margaret Duffy

When Patrick Gillard resigned his commision as Co-ordinator of Defence Studies at Camberly army staff college, his wife Ingrid Langely was more than a little concerned. Out of the blue, the perfect project for Patrick turns up. Patrick is recruited as a techinical advisor to the UK sh...
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One Man and his Bomb

H R F Keating

Detective Superintendent Harriet Martens took great pride in her twin sons deciding to follow her into the police by moving to London and joining the Met. Imagine her horror when, as she sits with her husband over evening drinks, the phone rings and she learns that Graham has been killed b...
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Secret Sins

Kate Charles

Callie's flock are far from innocent lambs... Life may not be getting any easier for curate Callie Anson, but it is definitely getting more interesting. When a young man goes missing - with a heavily pregnant wife at home - the local police are baffled. Has he run away from his imminent n...
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Bushwhacked

Molly Ivins

If there was ever a book to make you glad that you don't live in the US, this is it! Bushwacked is the story of George W. Bush's America - and it's a powerful, furious indictment of his right-wing 'Christian' values and the damage they are doing to an entire nation. Ivins and Dubose write...
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Whoever Has The Heart

Jennie Melville

A cottage in the picturesque village of Brideswell seems the ideal retreat from the pressures of work for top policewoman Chairmian Daniels. But when the village beauty, Chloe Devon, disappears and a part of her corpse is discovered in London and another in a shallow grave in the village, ...
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Flowers on the Mersey

June Francis

When Adam Rhoades tires of the political climate in Ireland and decides to leave for America, his daughter Rebekah's future happiness is threatened. For Rebekah, against her father's wishes, has fallen in love with handsome young Republican, Daniel O'Neill. Then Daniel, too, is forced to f...
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Dead Heading

Catherine Aird

Detectives Sloan and Crosby are at a loss as to why Jack Haines’s greenhouse has been broken into; some expensive orchids have been destroyed but nothing seems to be missing. But something sinister is at work, and their suspicions are confirmed when a woman goes missing... What in...
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After the Storm

Sangeeta Bhargava

In her sparkling sapphire necklace and matching blue hair ribbons, Princess Mili cannot wait to explore life beyond the palace walls with her best-friend and soul-mate Vicky. Naïve and mischievous, the girls set off for one of the best schools in all of India, pulling pran...
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Girls of Tender Age

Mary-Ann Tirone Smith

Mary-Ann Tirone Smith grew up in New England during the 1950s, the daughter of an extended French-Italian family. Smith's neighbourhood was typical small-town America - everyone's door was left unlocked at night, and the school, church, library and grocery shop were all within walking dist...
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Star Babies

Judy Flower

An indispensable guide to understanding how star signs affect your baby and family dynamics. Do you have a Piscean Einstein on you hands or an Aquarian Mozart waiting in the wings? What should you expect from your Aries baby: temper tantrums or the silent treatment? And how will a chi...
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Death of a Blue Lantern

Christopher West

Beijing, People`s Republic of China. Inspector Wang of the Public Security Bureau is expecting a pleasant and well-earned night out at the People`s Opera House. Instead, he finds himself face to face with a murder victim. A victim who has slipped through the hands of even China`s relentles...
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Cherry Tree Lane

Anna Jacobs

It is 1910 and life in Wiltshire is far from pleasant for Mattie Willitt and her sisters. Bullied by her stepfather, who attempts to force her into an unwelcome marriage, Mattie decides her only hope for happiness is to run away. With no destination in mind and neither food nor shelter, M...
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Yew Tree Gardens

Anna Jacobs

1910. Sisters Mattie, Nell and Renie have all managed to escape their oppressive and bullying father, but now separated, the girls must draw upon their strength and courage to build new lives for themselves. Renie, the youngest sister, is living with the newly married Nell, happy in her...
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Butcher

Campbell Armstrong

Detective Lou Perlman has become an outcast from police HQ, doomed by a sadistic Chief-Superintendent to a seemingly infinite 'sick-list'. Deprived of doing battle with Glasgow's criminal underworld - which he needs the way a junkie needs a fix - he's barred from participating in the inves...
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Witch`s Familiar, The

Brian Battison

Nearly four hundred years ago Isobel Perkins was burned as a witch. As the flames licked her body she hurled a curse at the aldermen and their issue for all time. Joyce Regent, a London author hounded by the press, comes to live in the witch's cottage. Has the witch returned to Bridgetown...
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Friends and Lovers

June Francis

Vivien's mother Hilda had always been the black sheep of the family: the only person to have a child out of wedlock; the first person in the family to shake the dust of Liverpool off her feet and emigrate to America; the very last person Vivien had expected to see again. But then, quite su...
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Bad Girl Magdalene

Jonathan Gash

Kneeling to receive Holy Communion at St Saviour's Church in Dublin one Sunday, it suddenly dawns on Magda Finnan how she can earn God's blessing. She vows to kill Father Doran. A cleaner at the St Cosmo Care Home for the Elderly, the nineteen-year old remains haunted by her upbringing ...
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Little Green Men

Christopher Buckley

Washington TV host John O. Banion is arguably the most powerful man in Washington. He has it all: wealth, political influence, and the power to mock the president on live television. But his privileged life is thrown into upheaval when he is abducted by aliens... twice. Little does he know...
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Starshine

John Wilcox

1914. Outnumbered British forces are desperately trying to hold off the oncoming German soldiers in France. Star shells – commonly called ‘starlight’ - fly high into the night, illuminating the chaos, violence and death taking place in the French trenches below. Like so ...
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Tremor of Demons

Frederic Lindsay

In shock as they came down from the house in the hills, Meldrum pressed his hands together to hide their trembling from his detective sergeant. What motive could account for what they had seen? But then, what motive could explain Charles Manson and his followers, who had butchered film sta...
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Deep Freeze

Patricia Hall

As one of the few local clinics to offer abortions, the May Anderson Hospital is used to controversy. But when a young girl is gunned down as she leaves, almost everyone is outraged. Only thirteen years old, Dana's life has ended before it had really begun. Reporter Laura Ackroyd and her ...
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Young Bess

Margaret Irwin

Growing up in the shadow of her dead mother, the infamous Anne Boleyn, young Princess Elizabeth has learnt to be continuously on the watch for the political games played out around her. It is never certain when one might rise in, or precariously fall out of, royal favour. When her dista...
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Women Who Kill: Profiles Of Female Serial Killers

Carol Anne Davis

Why does a young woman lure teenagers into her car then participate in their horrific rape and torture? What makes a nurse lethally inject the healthy babies in her care? Women, statistically, aren`t a violent breed ... but the female of the species can be just as deadly as the male. From...
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Dead Reckoning

Patricia Hall

Earnshaw's Mill is one of the last remnants of Bradfield's past, but times are changing and its future is hanging in the balance. The Earnshaw family's problems spiral out of control when their son is murdered. As Michael Thackeray's team investigate the death, the mill is left teetering o...
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Ultimate Book of British Comics, The

Graham Kibble-White

What was your favourite comic as a child? Everyone has one - the one you would faithfully read each and every week then take to school to swap, the one you collected in dusty piles under the bed and refused to throw out. Was it the Beano, or perhaps Dandy, Nutty, The Eagle, or 2000AD? No...
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Elizabeth Captive Princess

Margaret Irwin

July, 1553. Sibling rivalry has never been more tumultuous and perilous than between the daughters of King Henry VIII. Queen Mary Tudor has just won possession of the throne, but her younger half-sister – the beautiful and vivacious Princess Elizabeth – holds the hearts of the ...
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Pepys: A Biography

Richard Ollard

Samuel Pepys is unique: the scope and candour of his Diary makes it one of the greatest books ever written and one of the most important historical documents in English. He lived through the Civil War, the Protectorate, the Restoration, the Dutch Wars, the Plague, the Fire of London and th...
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World I Made For Her, The

Thomas Moran

James Blatchley is the longest-term patient in a New York intensive care unit. For months he has lain in the same bed, lapsing in and out of comas, breathing and eating through tubes. Nuala is the Irish nurse who monitors his heart-rate, changes his bedclothes and haunts his dreams. She is...
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Summer of Love

Rachel Moore

Three years on from the end of the Second World War, seventeen-year-old Jessie Penwarden is struggling to be recognised as an adult by her over-protective parents. Ever since her brother was killed in the war, the Reverend Penwarden and his wife have tried to shield Jessie from any dangers...
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Time Goes By

Margaret Thornton

Kathy Leigh never knew her mother, who she’d been told had died many years ago in a freak accident. Raised by her reserved father, Albert, and loving Aunty Win in 1950s’ Blackpool, she leads a happy childhood. It is a time of glamour and excitement for the town, but although op...
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Sister

Manette Ansay

Another hugely acclaimed novel by the author of the multi-million-copy bestseller and Oprah's Book Club pick, Vinegar Hill. When Abigail Schiller's younger brother Sam disappears at the age of seventeen, unable to conform to his father's ideals of masculinity, Abby is devastated. Haunted ...
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Paper Cuts

Yvonne Collins, Sandy Rideout

Fifteen year old Luisa Perez is not going to win any awards for school spirit. In fact, she and her friends make it a point to avoid all activities considered "extracurricular." So when her English teacher volunteers her to be an anonymous columnist for the school paper, Luisa's ...
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Under The Influence

Charles Spencer

For Will Benson, life cannot get much worse. Cuckolded, overweight and in career meltdown he is at his lowest ebb. Attempting to concentrate on his column in the shambolic trade rag, Theatre World, through a fog of lunchtime drinking, he recalls wistfully his halcyon days as a cub reporter...
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Down an English Lane

Margaret Thornton

It is 1945 and the charming market town of Middlebeck is thriving once more. For fifteen-year-old Maisie Jackson, life could not be better; school is going well, her best friend Audrey is a constant source of fun and Maisie's mum is finally free from the cruel clutches of her now ex-husban...
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Remember Me

Margaret Thornton

1907. William Moon’s heart swells with pride at the achievements of his daughter, Maddy. When, at eleven, she won the talent contest held by the Pierrots on Scarborough beach, William knew it wouldn’t be long before she asked to join their touring company. Now that day has come...
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Spear of Destiny

Daniel Easterman

The untimely and brutal death of an old man sparks a chain of events that will put his nephew in danger as he races across Europe to Egypt, to solve one of the oldest mysteries in the world: the location of the tomb of Christ and the sword that pierced his body on the Cross. In 1942 Ger...
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Hope at Holly Cottage

Tania Crosse

An endearing tale of warmth and friendship, love and hope set in the city of Plymouth and the wilds of Dartmoor in the 1950s. The future seems rosy for Plymouth schoolgirl Anna Millington as she studies for teacher training college. But Anna’s life isn’t all that it appears....
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Son & Lover: The Young DH Lawrence

Phillip Callow

Few writers have been so conspicuously torn as D.H. Lawrence in his search for emancipation from his mother and in the forging of his sexual identity. In this biography, Philip Callow examines the influences that shaped Lawrence: his mother, whose hold over him was enormous; his first love...
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Children Who Kill

Carol Anne Davis

Why would two young boys abduct, torture and kill a toddler? What makes a teenage girl plot with her classmates to kill her own father? Society regards children as harmless ­- but for some the age of innocence is shortlived, messy and ultimately murderous. Mary Bell, Robert Thompson...
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Life Sentence

Judith Cutler

An unidentifiable woman is found on a roadside, beaten into a coma and raped.  The man who finds her, troubled by his inability to resuscitate her, spends hours at her hospital bedside, talking to the woman everyone calls Elise.  Two years later Elise's condition is downgraded to...
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Wormwood

D J Levien

Fresh out of college and hungry for success, Nathan Pitch, twenty-one and full of ambition, lands a job in the mailroom of a leading Hollywood talent agency. But life in Hollywood is fraught with minefields - who to sleep with, who not to sleep with, who to schmooze, who to use. Movin...
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Past Tense

Catherine Aird

Detectives Sloan and Crosby are on the case once again. This time it's a young girl, found dead in the river. But what connection does she have to the recently deceased Josephine Short? And who broke into the Josephine Short's old room at the Berebury nursing home? The Detectives are fa...
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Guns and Gangs

Graeme McLagan

Guns and Gangs lifts the lid on a hugely unreported but important modern-day problem - an expensive problem both in terms of money and young lives. After terrorism, the single greatest worry for law enforcement agencies is gun crime, and in particular the so-called `black on black` shootin...
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Skeleton Man

Tony Hillerman

Former Navajo Tribal Police lieutenant Joe Leaphorn comes out of retirement to help investigate what seems to be a trading post robbery. A simpleminded kid nailed for the crime is the cousin of an old colleague of Sergeant Jim Chee. He needs help, and Chee and his fiancée, Bernie Ma...
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Down to a Soundless Sea

Thomas Steinbeck

Growing up in a family that valued the art of storytelling, Thomas Steinbeck now follows in his father's footsteps with a brilliant story collection. Down to a Soundless Sea resonates with the rich history and culture of California, recalling vivid details of life in Monterey County from t...
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Lazy Cook's Family Favourites

Mo Smith

Delicious, healthy and simple recipes for the time-pressured cook. It's all about making the most of your money and your time in the kitchen. Come on, get Lazy! Mo understands the problems of making sure your family eats well, using the best seasonal ingredients, whilst realising that few...
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Alfie

Bill Naughton

Alfie’s not really a bad guy. It’s just that he has this overwhelming desire for the ladies. You might say that ‘birds’ are irresistible to him, sort of second nature. There’s Ruby - ‘A lust box in beautiful condition’; Clare - ‘You’re ...
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Third Strike

Zoë Sharp

Bodyguard and ex-Special Forces soldier, Charlie Fox is recovering from being shot on her previous assignment and is itching to go back to work. It is while she is receiving the last of her physio that Charlie's life in the slow lane picks up a gear. She sees her austere father fending off...
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Faces in the Pool

Jonathan Gash

Lovejoy has been wrongfully imprisoned, again. So when he is offered a way out by visitor Ellen Jaynor, he takes it, although it becomes clear that there is a big catch involving speed-dating, marriage and the perfect robbery. Forced to use his antiques knowledge for representatives of ...
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Dread Murder

Gwendoline Butler

When Major Mearns receives a large delivery, he knows it is the beginning of something unusual ... Inside the sacking are two human legs.  The legs belong to one of Mearns's fellow soldiers, and the deliveries of body parts continue.  Major Mearns and his mate Sergeant Denny need...
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Swagbelly

D J Levien

Elliot Grubman is in trouble. One year ago he was worth over a hundred million dollars, earned from Swagbelly - 'the magazine for today's gentleman'. He had everything in the world - a wife, a young son, and a five-story New York townhouse. Now he's divorced, his boy won't talk to him, and...
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Writers` Questions and Answers

Gordon Wells

Writers' Questions and Answers is a mine of useful information for both the beginner and the more experienced writer alike. When you're just starting out you need all the help available and even those expanding their interests into different fields may also come across questions to which t...
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Henry's Sisters

Cathy Lamb

This is a story about a family that’s fallen apart and ends up being put back together again. It’s about a Queen Anne house, a bakery, a motorcycle, a mid life crisis Corvette, flowery smelling pink letters,  an amusing divorce, burning bras, a crime writer, love, a kid wh...
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Promises to Keep

Rachel Moore

Spring 1944. The War has taken the men away but brought other, more interesting American men into the small village of Columbine near Falmouth. All of the girls are aflutter but Kerry is different. Kerry has her own sweetheart, only he is away serving in France. Isn’t she tempted to ...
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Slip Knot

Priscilla Masters

Callum Hughes has been labelled a killer and a psycho.  He has been labelled by the press, by his classmates and most of all by the family of the boy he stabbed.  Roger Gough has been labelled a victim. He is described by everyone that the police question as a sporty, funny and p...
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View From a Shed

Michael Wale

Allotments have become the must-have accessory for urban dwellers. This is a warm and engaging insight into life on a London allotment: a tender story of flowers and food, sheds and greenhouses, gardeners and local councils. A book to be cherished by any city resident who has dreamt about...
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Lily's Journey

Tania Crosse

Lily’s Journey is a 1950s saga set in Dartmoor. When fifteen-year-old Lily Hayes loses her mother, she is sent from London to live with her estranged father in the wilds of Dartmoor. In a remote cottage, Lily struggles to adjust to her new life with the dour Sidney Latham. As his...
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Embers of the Dead

Roy Lewis

Solicitor Eric Ward maintains a small criminal practice on Newcastle's Quayside. This simple life, however, is soon to change. Eric's reluctant attendance at an annual dinner leads him to meet Ben Shaw, a merchant banker, who seems to know an awful lot about him. What Shaw tells Eric leads...
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That Was Loneliness

Juan José Millás

Elena Rincon has everything going for her: money, a successful, attractive husband, a beautiful daughter and a luxury flat. Despite all this, she is bored. Filling her days with endless glasses of whisky and numbing her senses with a steady intake of cannabis, Elena is in a rut. Vowing to...
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Choosing

Diana Pullein-Thompson

'Christabelle Lang? She can't still be alive.' She is and, forced out of her self-imposed exile through the unwanted attentions of James,a young art historian eager for her reminiscences, Christabelle relives the memories of her life as a painter during Fitzrovia's colourful heyday between...
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Little Triggers

Martyn Waites

Stephen Larkin is back in his native Newcastle. Working as an agency journalist, he`s busy blackmailing the powerful into keeping their campaign promises. But he still feels dissatisfied, which is why he jumps at the chance to track down a child abuser with friends in high places. Cyni...
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Wry Martinis

Christopher Buckley

Can you imagine a world where the Pope appears on Oprah to promote his latest book? Where mad cow disease could be used to counteract illegal immigration into the USA from Mexico? If you've ever wondered what Christopher Buckley's alternative New York Times bestseller list might look like,...
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Hammerhead

Ken McCoy

Kevin Kilpatrick has served nine years of a life sentence for two vicious murders he pleaded guilty to but didn't commit - fearful of the threat to his family posed by the real killers. Ex-cop turned builder Sam Carew helped to put him away, so when Kevin's daughter appeals for his help ...
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Wings Over the Watcher

Priscilla Masters

In separate locations in Leek, Staffordshire, three separate tableaux are being performed. DI Joanna Piercy is writing to her lover Matthew to try and explain recent events; her sidekick Mike Korpanski is filling in his insurance form after his wife has had a minor prang in the car; and an...
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Until We Meet Again

Margaret Thornton

It’s the summer of 1914 – the last peaceful summer Britain will see for four long years. Tilly Moon has long looked to her elder half-sister, Maddy, as a role model. Maddy’s love of music inspired Tilly to follow in her footsteps, becoming an accomplished pianist. If ther...
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Bitter Greens

Kate Forsyth

An utterly captivating reinvention of the Rapunzel fairytale weaved together with the scandalous life of one of the tale's first tellers, Charlotte-Rose de la Force. Charlotte-Rose de la Force exiled from the court of the Sun King LouisXIV, has always been a great teller of tales. Sele...
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World Encompassed: Drake`s Great Voyage

Derek Wilson

In 1577, five tiny ships with 164 men set sail from Plymouth. At that time, Francis Drake had no idea that he was embarking on the greatest personal maritime adventure ever, nor that he would circumnavigate the globe. No mariner had attempted the feat for fifty years; no captain had ever s...
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Look for the Silver Lining

June Francis

When Nellie marries a man who does not meet with her mother’s approval she is cut off from her family. With her soldier husband Teddy away, a pregnant Nellie is forced to face alone the horrors of the blitz. Only when a bomb destroys the family home is she reunited with her younger s...
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Year of the Woman, The

Jonathan Gash

KwayFay was once a 'Cockroach Child', a homeless scavenger on Hong Kong's waterfronts. Now grown, she lives in a squatter shack on the mountain slopes, and commutes each day to her job as a lowly office clerk. She survives by paying bribes if she has to, and keeping silent when abused. Her...
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Buried in Clay

Priscilla Masters

It is the year 1787. A man hastily puts the finishing touches to his beloved jug as police descend upon him. Arrest him and hang him. Almost two centuries later, the same jug reappears, but where has it dwelt since the fatal day of its creator? And what is the meaning behind the grotesque ...
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Losing Ground

Catherine Aird

The dramatic theft of an 18th Century painting is discovered just moments before the old manor house uniquely depicted in the background of the portrait is set alight; coincidence? Does the reputation of the Baronet, the subject of the painting, as a hell-raiser and member of the Crustacea...
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Staging Death

Judith Cutler

Actress Vena Burford is ‘resting’ between jobs. But needs must, and with few voice-over jobs in the pipeline, Vena takes on a few jobs for friends and family around the idyllic Stratford-Upon-Avon. But interior design leads her to violent threats and showing prospective buyers ...
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It Had to be You

June Francis

1952. Orphaned as a young child, Emma Booth was raised by her grandparents in a Lancashire village. When she stumbles across a letter written in 1940 from a certain Mrs Lizzie Booth, the revealing contents make Emma realize everything she believed is a lie – her widowed father had, b...
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Watchful Eye, The

A tense and contempoary thriller for those who love Minette Walters and Kathy Reichs, dealing with controversial psychological issues such as Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome. Dr Daniel Gregory is a GP in a market town in Stafforshire.  Divorced and denied visiting rights to his seven ye...
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Every Secret Thing

Susanna Kearsley

Moving between fast-paced modern-day London and Canada to the dangerous, double-crossing streets of war-time Lisbon, comes this thrilling mystery and intriguing love story from a brilliant new voice.   When an old man strikes up a conversation with her on the steps of St Paul's ...
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Mr Love and Justice (1980)

Colin MacInnes

(Please note, copies available are unused but the old 1980 editions) Frankie Love, new to his profession as a ponce, seems to run his illegal life on strictly fair principles. Ted Justice, recently appointed member of the vice squad, finds his upholding of the law complicated by love for ...
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Chang & Eng

Darin Strauss

Born in 1811, joined at the chest and sharing a stomach, Chang and Eng were the original Siamese twins. This is their amazing story - a story that follows them from the royal court of Siam, through their working lives as the most famous freaks in the world and finally to small-town America...
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Mad Carew

Ken McCoy

In the rundown northern town of Unsworth, the only thing the locals can celebrate is a victory by Unsworth Town FC. Sam Carew, an ex-cop-cum-brickie, is starting work in the family firm with his father, Ernest. All is going well until Sam's father is found dead on the building site, one of...
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Stop Me

Richard Jay Parker

Nominated for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger forward this email to ten friends each of those friends must forward it to ten friends maybe one of those friends of friends of friends will be one of my friends if this email ends up in my inbox within a week I won’t slit the...
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Missing Link

Joyce Holms

Always in search of a good story, Fizz Fitzgerald finds it hard to hide her impatience when elderly Mrs Sullivan is shown into her office. Genteel and motherly, Mrs Sullivan can only spell one thing: boredom. Fizz is more than shocked, therefore, when Mrs Sullivan asks Fizz to help prove h...
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Sunshine and Showers

June Francis

Liverpool 1926. Patsy Doyle is settling into her role as a live-in maid in the Tanner household, but her new job is not going as smoothly as she expected. Since Mr Tanner returned from the Great War, the Tanners’ relationship has become increasingly strained. Mrs Tanner’s frivo...
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The Deception of the Emerald Ring

Lauren Willig

  The New York Times Bestselling Series ‘All in readiness. An unmarked carriage will be waiting for you behind the house at midnight’ History student Eloise Kelly is in London looking for more information on the activities of the infamous 19th century spy, the Pink ...
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The Secret Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes

June Thomson

An investigation into the disappearance of a head-waiter, his locked wardrobe and a baker’s van is the first case in this compelling cache of reports. In Dr Watson’s compendium of secret files the fantastic Sherlock Holmes embarks on a bird-watching ‘holiday’ in Cor...
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Hawkwood

Jack Ludlow

Fourteenth-century Italy: a country in upheaval as desperate cities struggle against both each other and venal Papal rule. Unable to rely on their own citizens to fight their battles, cities and Popes are forced to pay vast amounts of money to mercenary captains to fight on their behalf. ...
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The Affair of the Bloodstained Egg Cosy

James Anderson

For fans of the golden age of the English detective story, this is a charming and quirky blend of Agatha Christie, PG Wodehouse and Gosford Park - an affectionate tribute to the classic country-house mysteries of the inter-war years. It is the 1930s, and a house party is taking place at A...
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The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

George Friedman

The Controversial New York Times Bestseller 'Conventional analysis suffers from a profound failure of imagination. It imagines passing clouds to be permanent and is blind to powerful, long-term shifts taking place in full view of the world’ In his long-awaited and provocative new b...
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The Flower Book

Catherine Law

1914. To the delight of her parents, Violet Prideaux is set to marry local squire Weston Penruth, until an incident during their engagement party sees her leaving behind her friends and family and fleeing to London. There she meets artist Jack Fairling, and it is not long before they have ...
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The Swarm of Heaven

Derek Wilson

In pursuit of a private vendetta, the young Niccolo Machiavelli leaves his beloved Florence in the grip of the fanatical friar, Savonarola, and travels to Rome only to be lured into the service of the Borgia Pope Alexander VI and his power-hungry son, Cesare. Machiavelli soon becomes embro...
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The Kirilov Star

Mary Nichols

November 1920. Russia may have survived the Revolution, but a brutal civil war still rages. Families flee as the threat draws ever closer. However, as distant relatives of the Romanovs, the Kirilovs’ heritage means they are never far from danger. When tragedy strikes, four-year-old L...
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Over a Hot Stove: A Kitchen Maid's Story

Flo Wadlow

A riveting first-hand account of life working in the grand country houses of the last century. At the age of sixteen, Flo Wadlow left her family to begin what would become a distinguished life ‘in service’. Starting as a kitchen maid in South Kensington, she soon rose through t...
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Writers' Block

Judith Flanders

You know when you can have one those days at the office? You spill coffee on your keyboard, the finance director goes on an expenses rampage and then, before you know it, your favourite author is murdered. Don’t you just hate when that happens? When Samantha Clair decides to publi...
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Midnight Bites - Tales of Morganville

Rachel Caine

Bringing together everything Rachel Caine has written in short form about Morganville, carefully organised into a timeline so you can read from the earliest adventures (some of which belong to vampires) all the way through to post-Daylighters, the final novel in the series. Midnight B...
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A Small Case for Inspector Ghote?

H R F Keating

In his newest case Inspector Ghote finds himself working outside of the police force, as he becomes involved in tracking the brutal killer of a lowly peon, one of the underclass in Bombay society.   Because of his low status, Bikram’s death would be ignored but as his s...
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The Cotswold Mysteries Collection

Rebecca Tope

The Cotswolds are filled with idyllic and quintessentially English villages: the perfect, peaceful location for recently widowed Thea Osbourne to housesit, if perhaps a little dull. Until a body turns up. At the centre of the tragedy, Thea discovers that the cosy facades hide than their sh...
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The September Garden

Catherine Law

Set in London during the Blitz, in occupied France and amid the rolling Chiltern hills of Buckinghamshire, this is the story of two cousins who, as squabbling rivals, are thrown together by the outbreak of war. Nell and Sylvie grow up quickly during the early days of rationing, black-o...
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Freya Stark

Caroline Moorehead

Born in Paris 1893, a precocious and tough Freya Stark spent her childhood wondering across Europe, speaking three languages by the time she was five.  She became one of the twentieth-century’s most remarkable and inspirational women. Renowned for her flamboyant and unorthodox b...
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Radio Girls

Sarah-Jane Stratford

1926, the BBC. The nation listens. A woman finds her voice. London, 1926. Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job at the fledgling British Broadcasting Corporation whose new and electrifying radio network is captivating the nation. Famous writers, scientists, politicians – the BBC...
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Moving On

Anna Jacobs

 Molly Peel feels trapped by her family: her ex-husband Craig cannot seem to abandon his controlling ways despite abandoning her for a younger woman, her lazy son Brian has long been taking advantage of her generosity, and her selfish daughter Rachel is embarrassed by her. When she is...
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The Harder They Fall

Budd Schulberg

He may be a giant but giants have been licked before. Don’t forget Goliath. The bigger they are, the harder they fall. Eddie Lewis, former student of Princeton and would-be playwright, never expected to make his living writing lies. But that's precisely what he does to pay his ren...
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When the Music Stopped

Beryl Matthews

London, 1912. Identical twins Lester and Lillia Holdsworth are destined for the stage. Lester is a brilliant pianist; Lillia a magnificent opera singer. But their cruel father has other ideas for their future. Lester is sent to a military academy, while Lillia must marry Lord Dalton &ndash...
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The Sword

Daniel Easterman

'His heart was beating like a drum at dawn. Something clawed at his stomach, something with talons from his worst nightmares.' An invitation to visit one of Cairo's antiquarian booksellers sets in train a series of terrifying ordeals for Jack Goodrich. Having been shown a priceless sword ...
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A Parliament of Spies

Cassandra Clark

Hildegard of Meaux – A Cistercian Abbess with a keen instinct for crime solving – is accompanying the archbishop of York to London for the opening of parliament amid much civic unrest. While packing to leave, the archbishop’s saucier is found brutally murdered in the ale ...
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The Yearning Heart

Sylvia Broady

***BOOK OF THE MONTH*** ENTER CODE BOTM1 FOR £2 OFF It is war-time Britain and seduced by her brother-in-law, sixteen-year-old Frances becomes pregnant and is banished to a lonely farm. She gives birth to twins, a boy and a girl, whom her mother heartlessly wrenches from her. And wh...
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Weather Warden Collection, The

Rachel Caine

A thrilling collection of the first three books in the Weather Warden series including Ill Wind, Heat Stroke and Chill Factor. Some Weather Wardens control fire, others control earth, water, or wind – and the most powerful can control more than one element. Without Wardens, Mother N...
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The Mike Hammer Omnibus volume 1

Mickey Spillane

In Mickey Spillane's classic private-eye novels, the action exploded in a bone-crunching catharsis. Men and women didn't make love - they collided. Tough brutes used their fists to drive home a message. Tougher broads used guile. And no-one's morals were loftier than the gutter. No apologi...
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The Disenchanted

Budd Schulberg

Considered by some to be Budd Schulberg’s masterpiece, The Disenchanted tells the tragic story of Manley Halliday, a fabulously successful writer during the 1920s — a golden figure in a golden age — who by the late 1930s is forgotten by the literary establishment, living ...
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An Uncertain Heart

June Tate

Belgium, 1917. At a military hospital in Poperinge, close to the horrors of the front line, Sister Helen Chalmers strives tirelessly to save the many injured soldiers brought in from battle. The hardships of war and the need for comfort throws Helen into the arms of the eminent surgeon Cap...
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Unmarriageable

Soniah Kamal

THIS WARM AND WITTY TUG-OF-LOVE BETWEEN MOTHERS, DAUGHTERS AND ELIGIBLE BACHELORS IS A FRESH TAKE ON JANE AUSTEN’S BELOVED CLASSIC Alys Binat has found happiness teaching English literature to schoolgirls. Although she knows that many of her students won’t finish their educa...
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Friends and Enemies

Beryl Matthews

1941, London. Sirens warn of danger as German bomber planes approach the city. Ever cautious, Kathy and her mother head immediately for the nearest public air raid shelter but are separated in the desperate scramble to safety. When the building is destroyed in a direct hit, it is a miracle...
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A Mansion and its Murder

Robert Barnard

Sarah Jane Fearing, the sole offspring of a father who desperately wants a male heir, has grown up in the imposing rural mansion of one of England’s most influential banking families. At the centre of Sarah’s world stands her charming, generous uncle Frank, the only relative wh...
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Three Houses

Angela Thirkell

A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week ‘There is always in our minds the hope that we may find again those golden unhastening days and wake up and dream’ In these beautifully nostalgic memoirs, eminent author Angela Thirkell recalls in rich detail the three houses in which she grew...
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A Respectable Woman

Susanna Bavin

After losing her beloved family in the Great War, Nell is grateful to marry Stan Hibbert, believing that with him she can recapture the loving family feeling she has lost. Five years on, she is just another back-street housewife, making every penny do the work of tuppence and performing mi...
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The Nicholas Bracewell Collection

Edward Marston

For Lord Westfield’s men, sometimes murder takes centre stage…The reign of Elizabeth I has seen a flowering of English theatre. The esteemed theatrical company called Lord Westfield’s Men have enjoyed many a success but it falls to Nicholas Bracewell, the company’s...
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The Summer House

Mary Nichols

1918. Young Lady Helen Barstairs, the dutiful daughter of Lord Hardingham, believes everything her mother and father tell her. So when her parents say she will never find a better husband than Richard – ‘brave, handsome, wealthy, such a charming man and quite a catch’ &nd...
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The Black Sheep

Yvonne Collins, Sandy Rideout

Fed up with her parents and all their ridiculous rules (they keep a binder full of them), fifteen-year-old Kendra Bishop writes away to The Black Sheep, a reality TV show that offers the chance to swap families with another teen. But when the camera crew, led by brash TV producer Judy Gree...
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A Different World

Mary Nichols

London, 1939. As WWII breaks out across Europe, teacher Louise Fairhurst and her class are evacuated from their school to the quiet farming village of Cottlesham, Norfolk. Uprooted and forced to start her life again, Louise finds herself acting as both mother and teacher to the group of an...
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Brides of War

June Tate

1947. Excited and in love Gracie Brown leaves her home in England and moves to America with her husband Jeff. With little money and no job prospects, the couple move in with Jeff’s parents whilst they find their feet in a land where promise seems to only come to those who start off f...
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The Mike Hammer Omnibus Volume 2

Mickey Spillane

Mickey Spillane said 'If the public likes you, you're good.' The public liked him - enough to make him one of the bestselling novelists of all time. Not just because he was good, but because he was the best. What's more, he was the first. Mickey Spillane's classic Mike Hammer detective nov...
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The Day Will Come

Beryl Matthews

London, 1940. The war is raging across Europe and twenty-three-year-old Grace is devastated by the loss of her husband, Brian, at Dunkirk after only a year of marriage. Her secretary job at a law firm keeps her mind from dwelling on her sorrow but when her boss, James, enlists in the air...
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Inheritance Tracks

Catherine Aird

Four strangers arrive at the solicitors’ office of Puckle, Puckle, and Nunnery. They have never met, and have no idea why they have been invited. But they – along with a missing man – are descendants of the late Algernon George Culver Mayton, the inventor of “Mayton...
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Summer at the Haven

Katharine Moore

An enchanting comedy of manners of old age, set in an old people's home in the heart of the English countryside.
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Finding Davey

Jonathan Gash

When six-year-old Davey Charleston is kidnapped during a family holiday in Florida, his distraught parents finally accept that he cannot be found. They return to England to mourn the loss of their son. However, Davey's grandfather, Bray, is not so williing to accept Davey's disappearance; ...
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Swimming Home

Mary-Rose MacColl

The lone swimmer, turning over now to switch to a perfectly executed back crawl wasn't a man. It was a woman, a girl. It was Catherine. Of course it was Catherine. 1925. Fifteen-year-old Catherine Quick longs to strike out into the warm waters of her Australian home just as she's done sin...
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Stealing Roses

Heather Cooper

1862. Growing up in the small seaside town of Cowes on the Isle of Wight, free-spirited Eveline Stanhope feels trapped by the weight of expectation from her well-to-do family. Her mother and two elder sisters would rather she focus her attention on marrying well, preferably to the wealthy ...
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The Lotus House

Katharine Moore

Late in life Letty Sanderson yields to a romatic whim and buys the rundown house where she spent holidays as a child and tries, through her choice of tenants, to recreate the blissful atmosphere of the past. But her tenants' hopes and aspirations do not quite fit Letty's dream.
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Eagle & Crane

Suzanne Rindell

Louis Thorn and Haruto ‘Harry’ Yamada are the star attractions of a daredevil aerial stunt team that traverses Depression-era California: Eagle & Crane. The young men have a complicated relationship, due to the Thorn family’s belief that the Yamadas – Japanese i...
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A Violent Act

Alison Joseph

She may wish it otherwise but now that Sister Agnes is, as Father Julius solemnly teases her, a ‘fully paid up’ member of the convent, any thoughts that life might go more smoothly with her final vows taken are soon proved mistaken. Outside the oppressive confines of life in...
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Middle, Lost, and Found

Jamie Ford

A short story from Jamie Ford, the New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.  
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A Fatal Reunion

Penelope Evans

Hey you! After all these years? 'Only one person used to write to her like this. And she fell for it. And kept on falling, deeper and deeper, until there was nothing there to catch her. Except me. I picked her up and put her together. Held her together like glue that takes an age to bind....
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The Forgotten Family

Beryl Matthews

London 1890. Queenie Bonner is only two years old and oblivious to the dirt and squalor of the slums she lives in. She is the youngest of ten children and is happy with her brothers and sisters.  Harry, the eldest, is the one she loves the most. One day when they are all having a rou...
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The Affair of the Mutilated Mink

James Anderson

The Earl of Burford can’t believe his luck; Rex Ransom, his favourite star from the ‘talkies’, and his hot-shot producer, Haggermeir, want to film their next feature at Alderley, the family’s seventeenth-century country estate. Somewhat less enthusiastic is the Coun...
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The South African Illustrated Cookbook

Lehla Eldridge

A culinary journey for ex-pats and travellers alike. The South African Illustrated Cookbook is a compilation of recipes dear to South Africans from all walks of life and traditions.It includes Xhosa, Cape Malay, Zulu, English, Indian, Afrikaans, Portuguese and new South African dishes. I...
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The Lustre of Lost Things

Sophie Chen Keller

***BOOK OF THE MONTH*** ENTER CODE BOTM3 FOR £2 OFF For the first time in my thirteen years, I have a story of my own to tell and I am the one who will tell it. It is only at The Lavenders, his mother’s unusual bakery, that twelve-year-old Walter Lavender feels at home. There...
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The Cotton Lass and Other Stories

Anna Jacobs

 This collection of stand-alone short stories is a treat for new readers and dedicated fans alike. In each of these 17 stories, an ordinary person takes on an extraordinary journey to a new life, discovering facets and strengths they never knew they possessed. Across a variety of time...
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The Poor Relation

Susanna Bavin

Manchester, 1908. Attractive, intelligent Mary Maitland is furious to learn that her pompous boss will never promote her, simply because she is a woman. Despite financial support from her family, Mary is determined to strike out on her own and earn a living. She finds work at a women&rsquo...
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Moving House

Katharine Moore

Roberta Curling has lived her whole long life in the same comfortable Edwardian house. Now, following a serious fall, her anxious grandchildren try to persuade her to move to something more manageable. And as she prepares to leave, each thing she packs brings the past vividly to life again...
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Rosemary & Thyme: The Tree of Death

Brian Eastman

Laura Thyme`s cousin`s son has recently become ordained, and is now the vicar of several small country parishes, the largest being Baffington. When Laura goes to visit him, she meets several of the locals, and witnesses the sudden death of one of them. A year later, Laura and Rosemary are ...
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The Seduction of the Crimson Rose

Lauren Willig

Determined to secure another London Season without assistance from her new brother-in-law, Mary accepts a secret assignment from Lord Vaughn on behalf of the Pink Carnation: to infiltrate the ranks of the dreaded French spy, the Black Tulip, before he and his master can stage their planned...
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A Southwold Mystery

Suzette A. Hill

Shortlisted for the Kobo eDunnit Award Suffolk, 1955. Rosy Gilchrist is asked by her friend Lady Fawcett to join her on a trip to Southwold to visit Delia Dovedale, an old school chum she hasn’t seen in years. Rosy reluctantly agrees to be her companion on the reunion jaunt, but on ...
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The Mischief of the Mistletoe

Lauren Willig

RITA Winner for Regency Historical Romance 'There seems to be a message written inside your Christmas pudding. And it's in French. MEET ME AT FARLEY CASTLE, TOMORROW AFTERNOON. MOST URGENT.’ Her great friend Jane Austen warned her against accepting a position at Miss Climpson&rsq...
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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Menna van Praag

In a forgotten nook of Cambridge a little shop stands where thousands of sheets of beautiful paper and hundreds of exquisite pens wait for the next person who, with Clara Cohen’s help, will express the love, despair and desire they feel to correspondents alive, estranged or dead. Cla...
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The Musician`s Daughter

Rupert Holmes

1940, San Francisco. Ray Sherwood has arrived in town on tour with the Jack Donovan Orchestra and plenty of bad memories. But in meeting two women on the same day Ray is shaken out of his stupor. One of the women, Gail, wants his help in orchestrating her avant-garde composition Swing Arou...
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The Island

Tim Lebbon

Nominated for the David Gemmell Legend Award for Fantasy Kel Boon thinks he has managed to escape his past life as an agent in the secret organisation, the Core, protecting the blissfully unaware Noreelans from the threat of the lizard-like Strangers - creatures from beyond the known...
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Daughter of Catalonia

Jane MacKenzie

'The war was a complicated time, Mademoiselle. Not everything is easy to discover.’ In war-torn France, charismatic Spaniard Luis elopes with high-born Elise from Paris and takes her to live in a small village in Catalonia. Little do they know that war will rip them apart, send...
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The Dress Shop of Dreams

Menna van Praag

Since her parents’ mysterious deaths many years ago, scientist Cora Sparks has spent her days in the safety of her university lab or at her grandmother Etta’s dress shop. Tucked away on a winding Cambridge street, Etta’s charming tiny store appears quite ordinary to passe...
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Woman Enters Left

Jessica Brockmole

1952. B-list movie star Louise Wilde's acting career has stalled and her marriage is on shaky ground when she learns she's inherited the entire estate of screenwriter Florence Daniels, a woman she has never met. Her confusion grows when she discovers a cache of old photographs of MsDaniels...
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The Food Detective

Judith Cutler

Josie Welford desperately hopes for a fresh start. Widow to one of Britain's most wanted criminals, she begins a new venture as the licensee of the local pub in Kings Duncombe, and soon becomes a thriving member of the community. That is until Inspector Nick Thomas, the man who put her hus...
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The Basic Eight

Daniel Handler

In their affluent San Francisco high school, Flannery Culp's group, the Basic Eight, are dismissed as a pretentious clique, but to Flan they are indispensable. She needs Kate, despite her incessant gossiping. She needs Gabriel, even though he has a barely requited crush on her. She needs V...
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A Little Murder

Suzette A. Hill

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSBORO LAST LAUGH AWARD 2014. London, early 1950s. Marcia Beasley of St John's Wood is discovered dead in her home, naked and covered with a coal scuttle. Detective Sergeant Greenleaf is tasked with solving the crime and bringing meaning to her gruesome death. It...
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The Country Doctor's Choice

Maggie Bennett

In the early years of the 1960s the market town of Everham is full of rumours and counter-rumours. Dr Leigh McDowall, medical registrar, is taking a refresher course in obstetrics prior to becoming a general practitioner. He is immediately attracted to Dr Shelagh Hammond, obstetric house s...
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House of Thieves

Charles Belfoure

In 1886 New York, a respectable architect shouldn't have any connection to the notorious gang of thieves and killers that rules the underbelly of the city. But when John Cross's son racks up an unfathomable gambling debt to Kent's Gent's, Cross must pay it back himself. All he has to do is...
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Shadows and Lies

Marjorie Eccles

 It is the year 1910 and the bloodstained body of an unknown woman is found on the grounds of Sir Henry Chetwynd's Shropshire estate. A reluctant heir to the estate, Sebastian Chetwynd is already battling with divided loyalties: his ambition for a career of his own and his father's ex...
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The Saint Who Loved Me

Mimi Thebo

Maggie White has a problem. It's not her nightmare commute, the difficult tampon launch or the fact that her marriage is on the rocks. No, Maggie's real problem is that Saint Peter is visiting her in the bedroom every night - and he looks like Sean Connery. He's got a PR problem or, m...
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The Keeper of Secrets

Judith Cutler

England 1810. Young Parson Tobias Campion is excited and nervous to be starting at the small parish of Moreton Priory. But his first night in the village brings excitement of the wrong kind when he has to intervene in the attempted rape of housemaid Lizzie Woodman. Even in the normal cour...
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The Lavender Keeper

Fiona McIntosh

 Provence, 1942 Luc Bonet, brought up by a wealthy Jewish family in the foothills of the French Alps, finds his life shattered by the brutality of Nazi soldiers. Leaving his abandoned lavender fields behind, Luc joins the French Resistance in a quest for revenge. Paris, 1943 Lisett...
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Amistad

David Pesci

The gripping novel based on a true story of slavery Please make court understand we free men who want be free again. We want go home. We pray you to win our case. You our friend. We trust you. In 1839, fifty-three African slaves staged a bloody mutiny on board the Amistad, a Spanish slav...
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Daughters of India

Jill McGivering

 Isabel, born into the British Raj, and Asha, a young Hindu girl, both consider India their home. Through mischance and accident their stories intersect and circumstances will bring them from the bustling city of Delhi to the shores of the Andaman Islands, from glittering colonial par...
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The Outrageous Fortune of Abel Morgan

Cynthia Jefferies

1660, England. War is at an end, yet for Christopher Morgan his personal conflict rages on. Haunted by the tragic death of his wife, Christopher is despearate to escape the pain her memory brings, although looking into the eyes of his young son, Abel, he cannot help but be remind...
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Acid Lullaby

Ed O'Connor

A deranged predator on the rampage, a man with a terrible, drug fuelled obsession, a monster who thinks he's a god. The discovery of a decapitated body signals the start of a living nightmare for Inspector Alison Dexter. As she struggles to co-ordinate the manhunt, Dexter is suddenly force...
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The True History Of The Elephant Man

Michael Howell, Peter Ford

Joseph Carey Merrick, born in Leicester on 5th August 1862, is better known as The Elephant Man. Through horrible physical deformities which were almost impossible to describe, he spent much of his life exhibited as a fairground freak until even nineteenth-century sensibilities could take...
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The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted

Bridget Asher

‘Every good love story has another love hiding within it.’   Brokenhearted and still mourning the loss of her husband, Heidi travels with Abbott, her obsessive-compulsive seven-year-old son, and Charlotte, her jaded sixteen-year-old niece, to the small village of Puyloub...
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Prince of Shadows

Rachel Caine

In the Houses of Montague and Capulet, there is only one goal: power. The boys are born to fight and die for honour and – if they survive – marry for influence and money, not love. The girls are assets, to be spent wisely. Their wishes are of no import. Their fates are written ...
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The Girl from the Docklands Cafe

June Tate

Southampton, 1912. Jessie is just nineteen when her father passes away and her mother decides to return to her native Ireland. But Jessie, headstrong and independent, prefers to take charge of her own destiny and finds employment at a workman’s cafe, becoming the darling of the dockw...
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On a Making Tide

David Donachie

A chronicle of the fascinating early years of Horatio Nelson and Emma Lyon. Both determined to rise from obscurity, they set about making their ways through the world with corresponding recklessness and precocious ambition. Nelson enters the Royal Navy at the age of twelve and is made post...
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The Masks of Darkness

Patricia Hall

Recently divorced, Jay Morton returns to her hometown of Pendle Bridge with her daughter Kate. She quickly secures a job helping to set up a museum at the sinister-looking Pendle House, now derelict and overgrown. While searching for artefacts in the attics at Pendle House, Jay stumbles ac...
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The Secret Notebooks of Sherlock Holmes

June Thomson

In Sherlock Holmes’s London, reputations are fragile and scandal can be ruinous. In order to protect the names of the good (and not-so-good), Dr Watson comes to the decision that his accounts of some of his friend’s most brilliant cases must never see the light of day. Conceali...
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The Mystery Writer

Jessica Mann

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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Love & Death: The Murder of Kurt Cobain

Max Wallace, Ian Halperin

Friday, 8th April 1994. Kurt Cobain’s body was discovered in a room above a garage in Seattle. For the attending authorities, it was an open-and-shut case of suicide. What no one knew was Cobain had been murdered. That April, Cobain went missing for several days, or so it seemed: in...
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The Black Brook

Tom Drury

Paul Nash is an accountant. Having testified against the Mob bosses for whom he has laundered money, he is placed in the Witness Relocation Program. Stripped of his identity, with a false name and a false life, Paul grows restless. Unable to settle in any one place, he drifts - from rural ...
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Winds of Change

Anna Jacobs

Miranda Fox has devoted much of her life to caring for her elderly father. After his death, she begins to make plans for her own future – funded by the inheritance she was promised. But Sebastian, her conniving and  controlling brother, has very different ideas and will not allo...
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Tested by Fate

David Donachie

 The second part of an epic trilogy that chronicles the private lives and dangerous times of England’s greatest naval hero and his legendary mistress. It is 1784 and Nelson is sent to the Caribbean to enforce the hated Navigation Acts. While there, he marries Fanny Nisbet but i...
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The Galliard

Margaret Irwin

This stunning novel from the acclaimed author of Young Bess breathes new life into the little-known story of the great love of Mary, Queen of Scots. The young and trusting Mary, Queen of Scots, is sailing home to her kingdom after years in exile. The danger from her cousin, the English Qu...
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The Late Mr Shakespeare

Robert Nye

An Allison & Busby Classic - new reissue ‘By the time I have finished I think you will have to admit it. There is no man or woman alive in the world who knows more than old Pickleherring about the late Mr Shakespeare.’ From a dingy attic above a brothel in Restoration ...
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Battles Lost and Won

Beryl Matthews

A new novel from a much-loved storyteller 1919, London's East End. Robert Hunter is eagerly awaiting the return of his father from the war. Next door, Ruth Cooper's family arealso preparing to welcome her dad, whose ship was lost at Jutland. After five years ofeparation and anxiety - and,...
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The Last Time We Spoke

Fiona Sussman

Winner of the 2017 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel Carla and Kevin Reid are celebrating their wedding anniversary with their son Jack. The family together, some good food, a perfect night. On a murderous collision course with this joyous yet fragile gathering, is Ben Toroa, an un...
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The Ten Word Game

Jonathan Gash

After stealing one of his own forgeries from the Marquis of Gotham, Lovejoy is on the run. With the bounty hunter David Buddy hot on his trail, Lovejoy makes his way to Southampton in the hope of fleeing the country. He soon finds himself sailing away from the port in the Melissa, one of t...
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The Dakota Cipher

William Dietrich

Visit the new Ethan Gage Website The third book in this pacy historical adventure series – thrills, spills and puzzles galore! Ethan Gage wants to enjoy the fruits of victory after helping Napoleon win the Battle of Marengo. But an ill-advised tryst with Bonaparte’s married...
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The Lost Daughter

Sylvia Broady

1930, Hull, East Yorkshire. Alice Goddard is fleeing through a rain lashed street from her violent, bullying husband Ted and fearing for her life and that of her two-year-old daughter Daisy. Running to the police station for help, she becomes involved in a road accident. Seriously injured,...
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Wild Girl, The

Kate Forsyth

Once upon a time there were six sisters. The pretty one, the musical one, the clever one, the helpful one, the young one . . . And then there was the Wild one. Dortchen Wild has loved Wilhelm Grimm since she was a young girl. Under the forbidding shadow of her father and the tyranny of ...
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The House at the End of Hope Street

Menna van Praag

When tragedy strikes Alba Ashby, she finds herself at the door of a house she’s never noticed before. Number Eleven, Hope Street in Cambridge is no ordinary house. Its walls are steeped in the wisdom of past residents: Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Parker and Agatha Christie to name a few....
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Breaking the Line

David Donachie

The concluding chapter in the epic trilogy that chronicles the private lives dangerous times of England’s greatest naval hero and his legendary mistress. 1799. Having evacuated the King and Queen of Naples ahead of Napoleon’s advancing army, Nelson must now await developments ...
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The Gates of Paradise

 It is 1800 and in the quiet village of Felpham hearts are stirring and passions are rising. At Turret House, the elegant estate of celebrated poet William Hayley Esquire, there is much excitement at the arrival of another poet and engraver, William Blake, to the village. But yo...
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The Rose Garden

Susanna Kearsley

Winner of the RT Reviewer’s Choice Award When Eva’s film star sister Catrina dies, she leaves California and returns to Trelowarth, Cornwall, where they spent their childhood summers, to scatter Catrina’s ashes and thus return her to the place where she belongs. But i...
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Autumn in Catalonia

Jane MacKenzie

During Spain’s turbulent 1960s, in a mansion in the foothills of the Pyrenees, Joana idles her days away, banished by her powerful husband and alienated from her family. Carla hates everything her parents stand for. She has embraced the student movement against Franco’s regime...
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Songs of Willow Frost

Jamie Ford

A New York Times Bestseller William Eng has lived at Seattle’s Sacred Heart Orphanage for five long years, ever since his mother’s listless body was carried from their Chinatown apartment. When, during a trip to the movie theatre, William glimpses an actress on the silver scre...
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The Farmer's Daughter

Mary Nichols

June, 1944. Since her father's stroke, Jean has been trying to run her parents' small farm almost single-handedly and is in desperate need of help. Karl, a German prisoner of war captured when the Allies invade France in 1944, turns out to be just what she needs. He is polite, hardworking ...
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Drawing the Line

Judith Cutler

Lina Townend, the orphaned natural daughter of somebody, somewhere, has been in care all her life. For the first time, at nineteen, she’s pretty happy, living with kind-hearted antique dealer Griff, who combines the roles of grandfather and employer. But there is still something mis...
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The Affair of the Thirty-Nine Cufflinks

James Anderson

And then there were eight… Understandably, Lord Burford had some misgivings about hosting another house party at Alderley, his beautiful country mansion. After all, the previous two could at best be described as disastrous, since a couple of their guests were unceremoniously bump...
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The Kingdom of the Wicked

Anthony Burgess

From the author of A Clockwork Orange ‘You may expect to meet all manner of wickedness in what follows – pork-eating, lechery, adultery, bigamy, sodomy, bestiality, the most ingenious varieties of cruelty, assassination, the worship of false gods and the sin of being  unc...
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A Flight of Golden Wings

Beryl Matthews

1944.  Ruth Aspinall loves flying and soon becomes an accomplished pilot.  When war breaks out and the Air Transport Auxiliary is formed she is anxious to join them.  In America, brother and sister, Jack and Lucy Nelson, experienced pilots, make their way to England, also d...
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The Witches of Cambridge

Menna van Praag

The Cambridge University witches have been meeting for as long as the university has been around – over 900 years – they meet mainly to discuss books, though they do so on the roofs of the colleges and they drink hot chocolate while up there. The members are limited and selecti...
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The Cambridge Plot

Suzette A. Hill

***BOOK OF THE MONTH - ENTER CODE BOTM3 FOR £2 OFF*** Dedicating a monument to an eminent member of a Cambridge college should be a simple matter of course, but plans for a statue honouring Sir Percival Biggs-Brookby are far from set in stone and the committee face many obstacles to...
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A Shred of Honour

David Donachie

Irishman, papist, reputed coward – Markham is a man with something to prove. The death of his commander – killed by a lucky French musket ball to the throat – provides him with a chance to lead his men to glory. But it’s not that easy. Markham, a foot soldier by tr...
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Get Carter

Ted Lewis

The original novel of the classic cult film starring Sir Michael Caine. Doncaster train station, and Jack Carter is heading home for a funeral - his brother Frank's. Frank had been found dead and drunk in his car at the bottom of a cliff. Now, Frank was a mild, sober man, so why did he la...
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Trouble with Harry, The

Jack Trevor Story

This classic black comedy became a bestseller, praised for its succinct style and its original blend of mystery and humour, and made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock in 1955. On the outskirts of a small English town, young Arnie discovers the body of a middle-aged man in the woods. Three p...
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When Midnight Comes

Beryl Matthews

***BOOK OF THE MONTH - ENTER CODE BOTM2 FOR £2 OFF*** 1856. Christine Banner is alone after her father’s death, penniless but armed with an iron will. Determined to put London behind her and find a place to call home, her search takes her to the New Forest where she stumbles u...
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The Secret Diary Of Doctor Watson

Anita Janda

These are the despairing words of Dr John Watson as he attempts to set down the adventures of the famous master detective Sherlock Holmes. Not only does his editor at The Strand magazine require stories of strictly no more than 9000 words and Holmes insist on complicating matters further b...
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On the Waterfront

Budd Schulberg

‘I could’ve had class. I could’ve been a contender. I could’ve been somebody.’ Former boxer Terry Malloy and his brother Charley, the crooked lawyer known to all as ‘the Gent’, are members of the tough, mobster-connected Longshoreme...
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A Stranger in the Family

Robert Barnard

At the age of three, Kit Philipson was abducted whilst on holiday with his family in Italy. He grew up adored by his adopted parents but as the woman he though was his mother lay dying she told him her terrible secret and gave him the name and address of his real family. Isla Novello is t...
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Iris Origo: Marchesa of Val D'Orcia

Caroline Moorehead

Iris Origo was one of the twentieth century’s most attractive and intriguing women, a brilliantly perceptive historian and biographer whose works remains widely admired. Iris grew up in Italy with her Irish mother after the death of her wealthy American father. They settled in the Vi...
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The Uncertain Years

Beryl Matthews

As World War II breaks out, four friends consider the changes that war will mean. Tomboyish Becky plans to join the ATS, her neighbours Bob and Jim the navy and army respectively. Only Becky's brother Will is left out of the excitement; because of a slight physical disability, he is forced...
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Three-Martini Lunch

Suzanne Rindell

New York, 1958. Three people striving to make their mark on an unforgiving city. Can they navigate the passions, the pitfalls and the power games as they reach for success? Cliff Nelson, a privileged New Yorker, is slumming it around Greenwich Village, enjoying the idea that he is the nex...
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The Railway Detective Omnibus 1-3

Edward Marston

London, 1851. With the opening of the Great Exhibition at hand, interest is mounting in the engineering triumphs of the railways. But the gleaming modernity the railways represent does have a darker side. One filled with murder, blackmail and destruction which will take Inspector Robert Co...
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Honour Redeemed

David Donachie

With his fiery Irish blood and well-known reputation for trouble, Lieutenant George Markham leads his embattled Royal Marines against the French in Corsica. His mission: to seize the island. His problem: not just the French, but spies, traitors, and jealous rivals – including jealous...
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The Shape of Sand

Marjorie Eccles

Life at Charnley is blessed for the Jardine children, Harriet, Vita and Daisy, who live in an idyllic Edwardian country manor with their loving parents, Beatrice and Amory. But one night, after a party celebrating their mother's birthday, their dreams of a propitious future suddenly come c...
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The First Day of the Rest of My Life

Cathy Lamb

Madeline O'Shea tells people what to do with their lives. A renowned life coach, she inspires thousands of women through her thriving practice-exuding enviable confidence along with her stylish suits and sleek hair. But her confidence, just like her fashionable demeanor, is all a front. F...
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The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes

June Thomson

SECRETS, SUSPENSE, AND CONSPIRACY. LONDON THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GREAT SHERLOCK HOLMES  A further seven tales have been rescued from the battered tin dispatch-box which came into the possession of the famous Dr Watson’s namesake. Deliberately unpublished to protect the names o...
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The Hidden Dance

Susan Wooldridge

Winner of the Big Red Read Award for Best Debut Novel 2010 Runner up for the Big Red Read Fiction Award 2010 On March 1st 1933 the luxury liner, SS Etoile, sets sail from Southampton en route for New York.  England has finally emerged from the terrors of the Great War and yet the n...
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Born To Dance

June Tate

1934. Talented eighteen-year-old dancer Bonny Burton joins the chorus at Southampton's Palace of Varieties and becomes fast friends with gifted choreographer Rob Andrews. When the pair are spotted by a talent scout, they are contracted to appear in the West End. Soon, Bonny becomes the dar...
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Scar Tissue

Judith Cutler

Caffy's a tough but vulnerable young woman, feisty as they come. She works for Paula's Pots, an all-women team of decorators. When one day she sees through a window what all people in their profession dread - a dead body - the lives of the Pots are changed forever.
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The King`s Women

Deryn Lake

A captivating tale of intrigue, lust, power and mystery about the great King Charles VII of France and the women who inspired and loved him - women closely linked to the Knights Templar and The Priory of Sion and who played a key part in history, shaping the destiny of men...
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The Pawnbroker's Niece

June Francis

When her mother leaves Liverpool for a new life in Cardiff, Rita Taylor has little choice but to go and live with the aunt she never knew she had. Grudgingly Margaret Sinclair, the local Pawnbroker, agrees to look after her wayward niece. Despite an initial battle of wills the two soon bec...
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Honour Be Damned

David Donachie

 Honour Be Damned finds the fiery British lieutenant in the waning days of the French Revolution. The revolution is turning in on itself – Robespierre has met the guillotine – but still the French fight on. After completing the siege of a French fortress in Corsica, Markh...
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The Shape Shifter

Tony Hillerman

Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is back in another mystery from America's legendary crime writer Tony Hillerman. Since his retirement from the Navajo Tribal Police, Joe Leaphorn has occasionally been enticed to return to work by his former colleagues, who seek his help in solving a particularly p...
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The Elizabeth Omnibus

Margaret Irwin

A single collection of the three Elizabeth novels, by Margaret Irwin: Young Bess, Elizabeth, Captive Princess and Elizabeth and the Prince of Spain. Margaret Irwin beautifully recreates the life of the vivacious Princess Elizabeth, the girl who will one day be Queen. But Elizabeth`s pat...
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The Paris Architect

Charles Belfoure

A beautiful and elegant account of an ordinary man’s unexpected and reluctant descent into heroism during the Second World War.1942, Paris.Architect Lucien Bernard accepts a commission that will bring him huge wealth – and maybe a death sentence.He has to design a secret hiding...
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The Reluctant Sinner

June Tate

September, 1914. Eighteen-year-old Daisy Gilbert is the star seamstress at Mrs Evans' prestigious gown shop in Southampton. Hard-working and well-liked by customers, she has also started to take on a few private clients to supplement her family's meagre finances. Daisy's ambition, ultimate...
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A Galaxy Not So Far Away

Glenn Kenny

In 1977, Star Wars burst onto our screens and quickly became the cultural phenomenon for an entire generation. Today, as audiences tremble in anticipation for each new episode in the saga, Star Wars is still a major cinematic event. The children who watched in 1977 have today grown up to b...
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The Kiss

Joan Lingard

Cormac, born and brought up in Belfast, living now in Edinburgh with his wife and children, is an art teacher, an admirer of Rodin and a sculptor himself. When he tries to transmit his enthusiasm for Rodin to his students he finds his words tend to fall on stony ground, except when it come...
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The Shadowy Horses

Susanna Kearsley

With its dark legends and passionate history, the windswept shores of Scotland are an archaeologist’s dream. Verity Grey is thrilled by the challenge of uncovering an ancient Roman campsite in a small Scottish village. But as soon as she arrives, she can sense danger in the air. &nbs...
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Escape by Moonlight

Mary Nichols

Norfolk 1939. The start of World War II brings about dramatic changes for the de Lacey family. Their eldest daughter Elizabeth is expected home any day from France when an accident detains her with the war rumbling ever closer.  Her sister Amy has returned from finishing school full o...
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We Were the Lucky Ones

Georgia Hunter

The Kurc family shouldn’t have survived the Holocaust. In the spring of 1939 three generations are living relatively normal lives in Poland, despite the hardships Jews face. When war breaks out and the family is cast to the wind, the five Kurc siblings do everything they can to find ...
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A Book of Five Rings

Miyamoto Musashi

THE DEFINITIVE TRANSLATION Including artwork by Musashi himself Japan’s business executives have long applied Musashi’s teachings to their business methods. This book – the original life-guide by Japan’s greatest warrior – means you can do so too. Written...
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Pirates - Starboard Side! A Simon Fonthill Short Story

John Wilcox

Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice and trusty ‘352’ Jenkins are bound from the Chinese port of Tientsin for Durban, South Africa at the urgent request of Kitchener. The rusty tub that is to take them across the sea does not inspire confidence and, more worryingly, neither does the ...
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A Cotswold Casebook

Rebecca Tope

A brand-new collection of twelve short stories, featuring the popular characters from Rebecca Tope’s Cotswold mystery novels. A suspicious funeral, a fatal encounter at a garden centre of all places, and a country walk marred by the discovery of a hidden corpse, are just some of the...
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The Book of Weird Sex

Chris Gordon

Everything you ever wanted to know about sexual oddities from around the world – and through history – can be found in this witty and engaging volume. Read about the antics of the Egyptian Pharoah who was a serial castrator (his collection totaling over 13,000); about the an...
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The Temptation of the Night Jasmine

Lauren Willig

After years abroad, Robert, Duke of Dovedale, has returned to England to avenge the murder of his mentor. To uncover the murderer's identity, he must infiltrate the infamous, secret Hellfire Club. But the Duke has no idea that an even more difficult challenge awaits him – in a romant...
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The London Novels

Colin MacInnes

Bringing together three of Colin McInnes' finest works, this exciting omnibus explores a very different side of London life in the 1950s than is usually portrayed. His characters are colourful and real, painting vivid pictures of areas such as Brixton and Notting Hill at this time. The sto...
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The Secret Archives of Sherlock Holmes

June Thomson

A mysterious veiled lady carries a counterfeit painting into an art dealer’s office. A widow with three hands slips out of a church door. A farmer lies dead in a barn, his son accused of his murder.A skeleton with a silver locket is unearthed in a back garden.What do they have in com...
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Writing the Garden: A Literary Conversation Across Two Centuries

Elizabeth Barlow Rogers

Gardening has always attracted devotedly literate practitioners; people who like to dig, it would appear, also like to write. And many of them write exceedingly well.  Focusing on gardeners’ words about the art of gardening, and ranging in time and place from Enl...
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A Plea of Insanity

Priscilla Masters

On a late summer’s Monday, Doctor Claire Roget takes up her new post of clinical psychiatrist at a secure psychiatric unit in Stoke-on-Trent. Six months earlier, her predecessor, Heidi Faro was brutally murdered by one of the inmates in the office she has now inherited. As Claire is ...
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The Girl on the Beach

Mary Nichols

Julie Monday, abandoned by her mother and raised in a children’s home, enjoys a rare moment of happiness when at the age of eight she visits the Essex seaside and meets eleven-year-old Harry Walker. They spend a happy few hours together, but at the end of the afternoon, she must retu...
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Mary Russell's War

Laurie R King

In nine short stories, seven of which have never previously been available in print, and one brand new, never-before-seen Sherlock Holmes mystery – available together for the first time – Laurie R. King blends her long-running brand of crime fiction with historical treats and n...
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Tapestry of War

Jane MacKenzie

From the deserts of North Africa, to the waters of Scotland, the Second World War touches the lives of two women from two very different worlds. In Alexandria, Fran finds her world turned upside down as Rommel’s forces advance on the idyllic shores of Egypt. The life of luxury and st...
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Point Blank

Richard Stark

THE HUNTED BECOMES THE HUNTER Meet Parker, the ultimate professional. Parker is a master thief, and a man with a heart of steel. He believes in the oldest law of all – a life for a life. His one-time partner, Mal, tried to pull a fast one, making off with Parker’s share of the...
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Fair Girls and Grey Horses

Christine Pullein-Thompson, Diana Pullein-Thompson, Josephine Pullein-Thompson

‘Are your twins normal?' Mrs Pullein-Thompson was asked. ‘Good God, I hope not,’ she retorted. The twins were Diana and Christine who, with their elder sister, Josephine, wrote more than 150 books, which have sold in their millions around the world. Fifty years after the...
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We'll Meet Again

Mary Nichols

 HALF PRICE UNTIL END OF NOVEMBER - CODE WMA50 1940. London is facing the full wrath of the blitz and amid the chaos Sheila Phipps is orphaned after a devastating air raid claims her family and her home. She is evacuated to Bletchley to live with her aunt Constance, where she forms a...
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The Primrose Pursuit

Suzette A. Hill

Primrose Oughterard, an eccentric artist living in East Sussex, has recently taken custody of her dead brother’s cat and dog, Maurice and Bouncer. The brother – the Revd Francis Oughterard – has had the misfortune to murder one of his parishioners, and (aided and abetted ...
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A Changed Man

Francine Prose

One spring afternoon, a young neo-Nazi named Vincent Nolan walks into the Manhattan office of the World Brotherhood Watch, a human rights foundation headed by a charismatic Holocaust survivor, Meyer Maslow. Vincent announces that he wants to make a radical change in his life. His mission? ...
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The Lazarus Strain

Ken McClure

The three men got out of the car and paused to read the graffiti. 'Murdering bastards' seemed to be the recurring theme as they moved along, although 'Animals have rights too' was also popular. Inspector Giles kicked some broken glass from the steps. 'Walt Disney's got a lot to answer f...
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Ruby's War

Johanna Winard

1942 - a quiet Lancashire village will soon be divided by war In the autumn of 1942, fifteen year old Ruby is collected from her aunt’s guesthouse by her grandfather.  She is taken to live with him in a village in industrial Lancashire, where a few days after her arrival, a num...
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The Black Earth

Philip Kazan

1922. When the Turkish Army occupies Smyrna, Zoë Haggitiris escapes with her family, only to lose everything. Alone in a sea of desperate strangers, her life is touched, for a moment, by a young English boy, Tom Collyer, also lost, before the compassion of a stranger leads her into a ...
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Compleat Tangler

Norman Thelwell

Th e perfect gift for any angler who appreciates the primitive thrill of hunting wild creatures, the hours spent studying minute aquatic flies, and the art of manipulating his tackle. Norman Thelwell was a keen observer of the foibles of the British at work and play. He is best known for h...
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Endangering Innocents

Priscilla Masters

Something is amiss at a small primary school in the village of Horton. A local man, Joshua Baldwin, has been sitting in his car outside the school watching the children as they play. So DI Joanna Piercy is called out to investigate. She meets with the teachers and with Baldwin and eventual...
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The Gulf Conspiracy

Ken McClure

Saudi Arabia, 1991. Troops stationed at the Dhahran airbase are in a state of high alert. The chemical warfare detectors have sounded and the soldiers scramble to put on their protective suits. They sit in tense silence, reminding themselves of the vaccinations which will protect them from...
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Shifting Colours

Fiona Sussman

‘This is the sweet memory of Mme, my dear mother. The first sweet memory . . . Sometimes her laughter bursts into my head or I hear her call me – my name full and round in her mouth. Frustratingly though, as with all the memories I have of Mme, her face always blurs under the p...
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Learning Curve

Catherine Aird

After the much-loved Calleshire business man, Derek Tridgell, seems to cry foul murder with his last breath, Detective Inspector Sloan and Detective Constable Crosby are sent to investigate. Clearly there has been a death, that of Mr Tridgell, but the pressing question is – have...
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Primal Cut

Ed O'Connor

Eight years ago, the national tabloids had a feeding frenzy over the 'Primal Cut' killings. The Garrod brothers, East End butchers, had turned their expertise to rendering human flesh. The case made DS Alison Dexter notorious. She identified the murderers and ended their orgy of killing,...
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Elizabeth & The Prince of Spain

Margaret Irwin

The final evocative instalment of Margaret Irwin’s timeless trilogy, following the triumphs and tragedies, the battles of wit and will between Henry VIII’s spirited daughters, Bloody Mary and Elizabeth. Philip, Prince of Spain, the unwilling bridegroom of Queen Mary, has be...
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Love and Other Consolation Prizes

Jamie Ford

1909, Seattle. At the World’s Fair a half-Chinese boy called Ernest Young is raffled off as a prize. He ends up working in a brothel in Seattle’s famed Red Light District and falls in love with Maisie, the daughter of a flamboyant madam, and Fahn, a karayuki-san, a Japanese mai...
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The Chippendale Factor

John Malcolm

Justin Harrington, controversial television presenter of the antique show How Old Is It? is found dead in his car in Yorkshire, in suspicious circumstances. Old school friend and antiques dealer Bill Franklin is bemused by Harrington's death, wondering if his shady past is to blame. When a...
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The Masque of the Black Tulip

Lauren Willig

'If modern manhood had let me down, at least the past boasted brighter specimens. To wit, the Scarlet Pimpernel, the Purple Gentian and the Pink Carnation, that dashing trio of spies who kept Napoleon in a froth of rage and the feminine population of England in another sort of froth entire...
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Diamonds in the Dust

Beryl Matthews

London 1920.  Dora Bentley’s father had been killed in the War and their mother, Harriet, works at night at Grants clothing factory in order to support her family.  While she is at work Dora looks after her brother, twelve-year-old Tom, and little Lilly. Their mother is alw...
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The Girl from Simon's Bay

Barbara Mutch

A seashell and a sealed letter form a tenuous connection to a forbidden wartime romance 1937. Simon’s Town is a vibrant and diverse community in a picturesque part of the Union of South Africa. At the heart of the town is the Royal Navy port, and Louise Ahrendts, daughter of a shipb...
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Play it as it Lies

Norman Thelwell

The perfect gift for any golfer who has experienced the horrors of sporting the wrong attire on course, losing his ball, or been wronged by unforgivable gamesmanship. Norman Thelwell was a keen observer of the foibles of the British at work and play. He is best known for his small, round a...
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River Deep

Priscilla Masters

Over the years, the residents of Shrewsbury have become used to the occasional flood – living close to the River Severn, it comes as no surprise. But the latest deluge stirs up more than just mud and silt, and the locals are horrified by what comes floating to the surface… Co...
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A Family's Duty

Maggie Bennett

North Camp, a growing Hampshire village, has been briefly energised by the cessation of the Great War and the years of peace that followed. Now, however, with the beginning of the Second World War, the lives of the inhabitants are plunged once more into chaos. Tom Munday, carpenter of t...
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The Verdict of Us All

Peter Lovesey

A special collection of 18 never-seen-before stories by members of The Detection Club - the who's who of British crime fiction, including Colin Dexter, Reginald Hill, Len Deighton and PD James. Published in honour of crime writing veteran H R F Keating`s 80th birthday, it includes a forew...
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Hole in One

Catherine Aird

When flirtatious golfing beginner Helen Sewell, goes in search for her wayward golf ball in the dreaded 'Hells Bells' bunker, she is not prepared for the horrible surprise that lies buried under the soft sand. When a body is discovered by two lady golfers buried in the steepest bunker ...
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The Edge

Clare Curzon

  Awoken in the middle of the night by a banging barn door, farm manager Ned Barton braves the storm to investigate. Inside, he finds the mutilated body of a woman displayed like a sacrificial trophy on bales of straw. Superintendent Mike Yeadings of the Thames Valley police is fac...
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A Private Inquiry

Jessica Mann

St Ives, Cornwall. A tranquil hideaway, home to generations of writers and painters. So when glamorous newcomer Clarissa Trelawny is murdered, the shockwaves resonate through the community. Who was she? Where did she come from? Who would want to kill her? And is her murder connected to the...
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In Falling Snow

Mary-Rose MacColl

The International Bestseller ‘In the beginning, it was the summers I remembered - long warm days under the palest blue skies, the cornflowers and forget-me-nots lining the road through the Lys forest, the buzz of insects going about their work, Violet telling me lies.' Iris is ge...
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The Patron Saint of Lost Souls

Menna van Praag

 Jude is the owner of a unique antiques shop in Cambridge. She makes it her mission to match cusomers with the special something that they are missing, a talisman to bring them what their heart desires. Unfortunately, Jude’s life is not overflowing with the love she wishes for. ...
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The Chinese Takeout

Judith Cutler

It's morning service in a quiet village church.  Josie Welford is day-dreaming during Father Tim Martin's sermon.  Suddenly the peace is shattered when a filthy Chinese youth flings himself into the church and demands sanctuary. Should the Church accede to the request for prot...
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Little Children

Tom Perrotta

A unique mix of the comical, and the touchingly humane, this brilliantly perceptive novel sees a group of parents, trapped in middle-class stability, dealing with marriage, kids and their suburban life in very different ways.. There's Mary Ann, a super-mom who is already preparing her ...
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The Rosetta Key

William Dietrich

Visit the new Ethan Gage Website Last seen in Napoleon's Pyramids, fleeing the forces of evil in a runaway hot-air balloon over Egypt, Ethan Gage undergoes further life-threatening adventures in this rollicking sequel. Nine months before the balloon incident, Gage arrived in the Holy ...
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Hold on to your Dreams

Beryl Matthews

London 1899.  Gertrude Melrose is preparing for a New Year party when her brother enters her room.  She knows he wants money from her and refuses at once.  She loves her brother but he is in with a disreputable crowd and losing heavily at the gaming tables.  He has alre...
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Cheating the Hangman

Judith Cutler

On Easter Day, the Reverend Tobias Campion returns from morning service and discovers a putrefying corpse nailed to a tree. A crown of thorns tops the victim’s head; the face is bludgeoned beyond recognition. Although they are unable to identify the victim, Tobias and his old frien...
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The Darkness Within

Alanna Knight

It is 1906 and the Faro family gather in Orkney after the sudden death of Inspector Faro’s son-in-law Erland Yesnaby. The family try to support grieving widow Emily, but after witnessing strange behaviour from the royal yacht, the ‘Victoria and Albert III’, and when a bod...
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The Sewing Room Girl

Susanna Bavin

Born into service, sixteen-year-old Juliet Harper has always idolised her mother, Agnes. But Agnes is haunted by what could have been, and the glamorous life she might have lived if she stayed in Manchester rather than settling down in the Lancashire moorland with her husband. Life takes ...
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Three Sheets in the Wind

Norman Thelwell

The perfect gift for any sailor who has misinterpreted a distress signal, worn stilettos on board, abandoned ship, or experienced irreparable damage to their social status at the club. Norman Thelwell was a keen observer of the foibles of the British at work and play. He is best known for ...
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A Hand At The Shutter

Francis King

Whether the setting for these stories is in Korea, Argentina, Slovenia, India, Japan or England, whether the characters are young or old, poor or rich, educated or uneducated, happy or unhappy, King is a writer whose eye and ear are always alert and whose hand at the shutter never falters....
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The Encyclopaedia of Classic Saturday Night Telly

Steven Williams, Jack Kibble-White

Indisputably, Saturday night is the happiest night of the week. Most of us have fond memories of sitting on the floor in front of the telly with our parents and siblings crowding out the sofa behind us. Dad is making half-hearted derisory remarks at the presenter on the telly screen, and ...
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The Affair of...Omnibus Edition

James Anderson

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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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Jamie Ford

The word-of-mouth sensation that has captivated readers across the globe. Over a million copies sold worldwide. Over 2 years on the New York Times Bestseller. Translated into 30 languages.   #1 on UK Small Publishers Bestsellers List 1986, The Panama Hotel. The old Seattle ...
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The Promise

Freda Lightfoot

The Lake District, 1948. When Chrissie Kemp arrives to visit her grandmother Georgia, she is not prepared for the shocking revelation which will throw her family into turmoil. Chrissie is at first enthralled as her grandmother recounts her youth in San Francisco, including the moment she ...
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A Fatal Inheritance

Catherine Shaw

It is New Year’s day, 1900, when the brilliant violinist Sebastian Cavendish is found dead. The last few days of his life are a mystery, but in the final hours of 1899 he wrote a cryptic suicide note mentioning a “cursed inheritance”, took poison, and died in agony. Ye...
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The Venetian Venture

Suzette A. Hill

1954, Venice. Rosy Gilchrist’s boss at the British Museum has chosen her to travel to Venice, track down a rare edition of Horace’s Odes and bring it back for their collection. Rosy jumps at the chance to spend time away from her capricious supervisor and indulge in a litt...
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The Black Rocks of Morwenstow

John Wilcox

1842. Joshua Weyland is languishing in America and desperate to return to England and his fiancé. He ships home on a small brig but when it founders on rocks off the coast of Cornwall and he narrowly escapes with his life, it's clear to him that the ship had been deliberately wrecke...
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The Morganville Vampire Collection

Rachel Caine

The first four books in the #1 Bestselling Morganville Vampire Series Welcome to Morganville. Just don’t stay out after dark... Morganville is a small town filled with unusual characters – when the sun goes down, the bad come out. In Morganville, there is an evil that lurks...
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Encarnita`s Journey

Joan Lingard

It is 1920 and the beautiful village of Yegen, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, awakens to a new year and two events that are to change the pueblo for ever: the birth of Encarnita, a beautiful dark-eyed girl; and the arrival of the British writer Gerald Brenan and his string of artis...
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The Rabbit Factory

Marshall Karp

Disney has "Mickey Mouse".  Lamaar Studios has "Rambunctious Rabbit"... but the man in the rabbit suit is dead. When the actor wearing the costume of the cherished mascot is murdered at Lamaar Studio's theme park Familyland, the executives are anxious to protect ...
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Days to Remember

Rachel Moore

March, 1943. Young Breda Hanney is on the brink of becoming a married woman; she is about to tie the knot with her childhood sweetheart, Warren Pascoe, in the small Cornish village of Penbole. But in wartime Britain, all young, able-bodied men are needed to fight for king and country, and ...
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The Deserter's Daughter

Susanna Bavin

Manchester, 1920. Carrie Jenkins reels from the revelation that her beloved father was shot for desertion during the Great War, not tragically killed in heroic action as she had previously been led to believe. Worse, Carrie’s sweetheart jilts her on the eve of their wedding, despite ...
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Up the Garden Path

Norman Thelwell

The perfect gift for any gardener who has experienced overbearing neighbours, the pains of building a water feature, unruly indoor plants, and the battle to dig the lawnmower out from the shed. Norman Thelwell was a keen observer of the foibles of the British at work and play. He is best k...
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Disturbing Ground

Priscilla Masters

From her surgery window Dr Megan Banesto watches as the body of Bianca Rhys is dragged from the local pond - a paranoid schizophrenic (famed for her outrageous claims and stories), her death doesn't come as a surprise to the local community. Soon after, when a ten year old child goes missi...
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The Happy Room

Steven Gordon

Dean McAdam, a witty and streetwise teenager, is recovering from an horrific car crash which killed his mother, pitched his sister into a permanent vegetative state, and left him paralysed from the waist down. Dean nurtures a fierce ambition to become a microbiologist; to this end he conve...
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A Small Weeping

Alex Gray

The body of a prostitute is found at Glasgow's Queen Street Station, her hands, pointing towards her feet, placed as if in prayer, a small flower pressed between the palms. Psychologist Solomon Brightman is called to assist DCI Lorimer in the murder hunt, with the hope that his lateral thi...
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The Fountain

Mary Nichols

Norfolk, 1920.  Barbara Bosgrove has lived in the market town of Melsham all her life, and is looking forward to the annual Harvest Supper dinner and ball – the first since the dark days of the First World War. George Kennett, a fiercely ambitious man, has had his eye on Ba...
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The Stranger From Home

Frederic Lindsay

Escaping to America from the turmoil of her life back in Edinburgh, DI Jim Meldrum's daughter, Betty, is swept off her feet by a handsome man from back home. A whirlwind romance quickly culminates in marriage. But what are the secrets he is hiding? Handsome and rich, but still a mystery, h...
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Last Writes

Catherine Aird

A mischievously clever collection of twenty-two short stories from the pen of classic crime author Catherine Aird. The much-loved police duo Detective Inspector Christopher Sloan and Detective Constable William Crosby encounter a host of new characters and thrilling plots. Full of riveting...
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Shot in Southwold

Suzette A. Hill

1960. Lady Fawcett is eager to vet her daughter Amy’s current beau, aspiring film director Bartholomew Hackle who is shooting his first major project in Southwold. While Amy is unable to accompany her mother, Rosy Gilchrist is strong-armed into another visit. On the set of The Suf...
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Mr Dickens and His Carol

Samantha Silva

Charles Dickens should be looking forward to Christmas. But when his latest book, Martin Chuzzlewit, is a flop, his publishers give him an ultimatum. Either he writes a Christmas book in a month or they will call in his debts and he could lose everything. Dickens has no choice but to grudg...
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The End Of A Primitive

Chester Himes

Jesse Robinson wakes from his nightmare to find dirty, fitful life in a Harlem slum. Kriss wakes up alone, divorced, disillusioned, in her plush Manhattan apartment. They have nothing in common: just an amazing, passionate weekend seven years ago in Chicago and a desire to meet again.
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The Law of Angels

Cassandra Clark

A Hildegard of Meaux novel. A riveting medieval mystery. Summer, 1384.  The sun is hot and high, promising a fine harvest - but storm-clouds of insurrection are gathering over England. Lollard heretics, driven from their base at Oxford by the iron fist of the Archbishop Courtenay, no...
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The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes

June Thomson

An investigation into the disappearance of a head-waiter, his locked wardrobe and a baker’s van is the first case in this compelling cache of reports. In Dr Watson’s compendium of secret files the fantastic Sherlock Holmes embarks on a bird-watching ‘holiday’ in Cor...
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The Docklands Girls

June Tate

 Spring, 1944. Working on an aeroplane production line, Hildy believes she is doing her part for the war effort. But troubles at home make it hard for her to find happiness and independence.  Meanwhile, Cora is still reeling from the devastating loss of both her parents in the B...
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The Carpenter's Children

Maggie Bennett

The Carpenter’s Children follows the lives, loves and adventures of Tom Munday’s three children. In 1914, Tom’s son, Ernest, a serious-minded and sensitive young man, struggles to subdue his pacifist beliefs when called upon to sign up in the army. He leaves his famil...
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The French Promise

Fiona McIntosh

Book of the Month! Buy now and get £2 off - just submit promocode BOTMX3 in your shopping basket to receive the discount. Luc and Lisette Ravens – a former French resistance fighter and one-time British spy – have somehow survived the war, but recovering from the horrors...
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Waterloo The Bravest Man

Andrew Swanston

June, 1815. The Coldstream Guards and the third guards are waiting impatiently for orders to move into battle against Napoleon and his French army. Every day seems endless as the troops wait for Wellington's orders. When word is finally received, the path to glory it is not quite what th...
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Tell Me You're Mine

Elisabeth Norebäck

Where is the line between hope and madness? Stella only turned away for a second when her baby vanished. Though the little girl’s body was never found, Alice was assumed to have drowned, but Stella has never been able to extinguish the hope that somewhere, somehow Alice is still ali...
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Take My Breath Away

Martin Edwards

Lawyer-turned-writer Nic Gabriel is stunned when womanising Dylan Rees, his host at a champagne reception at the Houses of Parliament, is knifed by an ex-girlfriend and bleeds to death in front of him. It’s not just the horrific murder, but the fact that the ex, Ella, had apparently ...
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The Care and Management of Lies

Jacqueline Winspear

A new, stand-alone novel from New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear.  By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained – by Thea’s passionate embrace of women’s suffrage and by the immine...
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Sherlock Holmes and the Lady in Black

June Thomson

The infamous Sherlock Holmes, now in his retirement, has turned his attention to his beekeeping hobby. But when a shadowy figure is seen walking below the cliffs one night, Holmes cannot resist the temptation of solving one more mystery. He summons his old flatmate and confidante Dr Watson...
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The Black Silk Purse

Margaret Kaine

Sent to the workhouse as a child, all Ella Hathaway can remember is a voice whispering, 'Dearie, promise me you will never forget what you saw. Your Ma was killed deliberate ... and someone oughter pay for it.' When young, wealthy spinster Letitia Fairchild witnesses Ella being ill-treate...
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The Secret History of the Pink Carnation

Lauren Willig

Nothing goes right for Eloise. The one day she wears her new suede boots, it rains cats and dogs. When the tube stops short, she’s always the one thrown into some stranger’s lap. Plus, she’s had more than her share of misfortune in the way of love. In fact, after she real...
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The Firebird

Susanna Kearsley

Nicola Marter was born with a gift. When she touches an object, she sometimes sees images; glimpses into its past, and of those who have owned it before. Born with this rare ability, Nicola sees it as something to keep hidden. But when a young woman arrives at the London gallery Nicola wor...
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The Secret Documents of Sherlock Holmes

June Thomson

Secret documents belonging to Dr John Watson have remained undisclosed in a safe at his bank in Charing Cross for years until now. These are cases of trickery and the uncanny: from the mysterious disappearance of Sir Ainsworth’s daughter, along with her horse and groom, to the theft ...
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The Blacksmith's Wife

Anne Doughty

County Armagh, 1845. Married to the local blacksmith, young Sarah Hamilton spends her days looking after John and his apprentices at the forge, and her happiness is strengthened by the steady love of her husband and the beautiful green landscape of her home on Drumilly Hill. But when trage...
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The Everlasting

Tim Lebbon

Only Scott can keep the vengeful ghost from completing his unholy ritual.   Thirty years ago, Scott's grandfather slaughtered his best friend, then committed suicide.  Now the spirit of the murdered man has returned, seeking the ancient volume that can return him to life - f...
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The Phoenix of Florence

Philip Kazan

16th century Italy, deep in the Tuscan countryside, a long-held feud between two aristocratic families ends in tragedy, leaving only one young girl alive. Having barely escaped with her life, she vows to survive at all costs … Years later, amidst the winding streets and majestic fa...
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The Endings Man

Frederic Lindsay

There’s a fine line between fact and fiction… Following the publication of his latest crime novel, Barclay Curle receives a letter from a woman accusing him of writing about the murders she has committed. Is it just the wild ramblings of a crazed fan, or could there really be...
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To Catch A Rabbit

Helen Cadbury

There is nowhere to run. A dead woman sits slumped against the door of a grubby trailer. She’s on Sean Denton’s patch, but who is she, how did she get there and why doesn’t CID want to investigate? As Doncaster’s youngest PCSO, Denton takes the case into his own ha...
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Shadow of the Hangman

Edward Marston

In this first instalment of the Bow Street Rivals series a riot breaks out in Dartmoor prison, enabling some American inmates to escape. The twin detectives Peter and Paul Skillen catch wind of a projected assassination but the target is unknown. Trouble ensues when a woman from the Home O...
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The Burning Sky

Jack Ludlow

1935: Cal Jardine is a soldier of fortune. Forced to flee Hamburg, where he has been smuggling out Jews, he is recruited by a secretive British committee to smuggle guns from Romania into Abyssinia, threatened with an Italian invasion. Taken to the Horn of Africa they are then transpor...
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The Silk Tree

Julian Stockwin

Forced to flee Rome from the barbaric rampages of the Ostrogoths, merchant Nicander meets an unlikely ally in the form of Marius, a fierce Roman legionary. Escaping to a new life in Constantinople, the two land upon its shores lonely and penniless. Needing to make money fast, they plot and...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse

Michael Bond

Bond's charming food inspector and part time detective has a tricky task in sampling the appalling cuisine of the Hotel du Paradis. Tricky due to the fact that it's run by his Director's formidable aunt, and intriguing given the tales of the effect of the hotel's food on it's guests.
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A Bespoke Murder

Edward Marston

May 1915. With thousands of Britons fighting in the trenches, a severely depleted police force remains behind to keep the Home Front safe and continue the fight against crime, espionage, and military desertion. In London, Scotland Yard is already overstretched when the sinking of the Lusit...
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The Beekeeper's Apprentice

Laurie R King

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 ...
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A Cotswold Killing

Rebecca Tope

The first book in the acclaimed series set in the Cotswold area Nestled in the fertile hills of the Cotswolds, the village of Duntisbourne Abbots is a well-kept secret: beautiful, timeless and quintessentially English. When recently widowed Thea Osborne arrives to house-sit for a local co...
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The Battles of World War I: Everything You Need to Know Series

Christopher Catherwood

Our understanding of the twentieth century and beyond hinges upon the First World War. In this new and comprehensive book, the fascinating facts are presented in an accessible way, allowing anyone to brush up on the devastating conflict that changed the world we live in. Discover everythi...
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A Murder of Magpies

Judith Flanders

You know when you can have one those days at the office? You spill coffee on your keyboard, the finance director goes on an expenses rampage and then, before you know it, your favourite author is murdered. Don’t you just hate when that happens? When Samantha Clair decides to...
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The Pillars of Rome

Jack Ludlow

The Top Ten Besteller With barbarians at the gate and enemies within, two men must fight for the soul of the Republic and the greatest empire in the world. Ina dark cave lit by flickering torches, two young boys appeal to the famed Roman oracle for a glimpse into their future. The Sybil...
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Soldier of Fortune

Edward Marston

The dashing Captain Daniel Rawson - spy, linguist, duellist, ladies' man and career soldier - can charm a lady as well as he can parry a sword. And whether it is extracting information from the wife of a French general or leading his soldiers in a Forlorn Hope, Rawson proves hims...
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A House In The Sunflowers

Ruth Silvestre

A reissue of a much-loved A&B classic. A delightful read for anyone who dreams of another life abroad... This is the story of a dream come true. In 1976, in the Lot-et-Garonne region of south-west France, Ruth Silvestre and her family found Bel-Air de Grezelongue, a house that had bee...
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Touchstone

Laurie R King

A captivating 1920s thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of the Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes series. London, 1926. Harris Stuyvesant, agent of the US Bureau of Investigation, is on a mission. A series of bomb attacks on American soil, thought to be enacted by an up-...
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Head Start

Judith Cutler

I wasn’t alone. I had been. I had locked and double-checked every outer door, and even connecting doors, as I moved along. I know I had. This was like the bad old days, the ones I thought I’d put behind me for ever. And this house didn’t have a panic room.  With her...
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Requiem Mass

Elizabeth Corley

When Debbie Fearnside, a young wife and mother goes missing, police interest is minimal. She would hardly be the first woman to abandon a tired marriage. Four weeks later it is DCI Andrew Fenwick, back from compassionate leave, who notices the set of coincidences that should have transform...
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The King's Evil

Edward Marston

Meeting in the ashes of a London ravaged by the Great Fire, Christopher Redmayne, an architect with Cavalier instincts, and Jonathan Bale, a Puritan constable, are hardly kindred spirits. Redmayne dedicates himself to rebuilding the city that Bale believes was destroyed by its own inner co...
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The Princess of Burundi

Kjell Eriksson

Winner of the Swedish Crime Academy Award for Best Crime Novel Kjell Eriksson is already an international sensation – it’s time to see why. ‘But he took out all the Princesses and beheaded them. I don’t get it.’ ‘The Princesses?’ ‘That&r...
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The Windermere Witness

Rebecca Tope

Following a personal tragedy, florist Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown has moved to the beautiful region of the Lake District. The peace she is searching for is quickly disturbed as a millionaire’s daughter’s wedding ends in tragedy; her brother is found brutally murdered....
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Birthright

David Hingley

***BOOK OF THE MONTH*** ENTER CODE BOTM2 FOR £2 OFF The treacherous times of the Restoration are brought to startling life in an exciting new historical crime series. In 1664, four years after Charles II is restored to the throne, Mercia Blakewood stands to lose everything: her fath...
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The Homecoming

Rosie Howard

***BOOK OF THE MONTH - ENTER CODE BOTM3 FOR £2 OFF*** Busy with life and work in London, Maddy has put behind her the trauma which caused her to flee the Sussex market town of Havenbury. Or so she thinks. When she's asked to help run the slightly shabby Havenbury Arms after her old ...
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The Mystery of Tunnel 51

Alexander Wilson

Chief of the Intelligence Department Sir Leonard Wallace – bearing always the hall mark of coolness and wit – is up to his earlobes in trouble. Summoned by the Viceroy of India, he makes a rapid flight to India to investigate the mysterious death of British officer Major Elliot...
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The Sweet Smell of Decay

Paul Lawrence

It’s London, 1664, and Harry has a big problem. Harry Lytle has just discovered he has a young cousin, Anne Giles. But he’s had the pleasure of meeting her for the first time as a corpse. With some robust assistance from David Dowling, a resourceful, impressively well-built, ...
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Snapped in Cornwall

Janie Bolitho

Rose Trevelyan had only met Gabrielle Milton once, but felt they might become good friends. She was delighted, therefore, to receive an invitation to the Milton’s party where the wine flowed freely and a good time was being had by all – that is, until Gabrielle’s crumpled...
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The Midnight Queen

Sylvia Hunter

Gray Marshall’s Britain is a fragmented kingdom of many tongues, many gods and many magics. But all that concerns Gray is returning as soon as possible to his studies at Merlin College, Oxford and setting right the nightmare that has seen him disgraced and banished to his tutor&rsquo...
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Murder at the Fitzwilliam

Jim Eldridge

After rising to prominence for his role investigating the case of Jack the Ripper alongsie the formidable Inspector Abberline, Daniel Wilson has retired from the force and now works as a private enquiry agent. Having built a reputation for intelligence and integrity, Wilson is the natural ...
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The Rest Falls Away

Colleen Gleason

Want to know more about the heroine of this series? Download the FREE e-book Victoria Gardella: Vampire Slayer on Amazon Kindle or other e-book formats   The first book in the acclaimed Gardella Vampire Chronicles Vampires have always lived among them, quietly attacking unsuspecti...
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Striking Murder

A J Wright

Longlisted for the CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger 1893. Wigan is in the grip of a devastating national miners’ strike and a harsh winter. Arthur Morris, a wealthy colliery owner whose intransigence on miners’ pay is the main cause of the strike, is found brutally murdered in ...
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Working Stiff

Rachel Caine

From the best-selling author of the Morganville Vampire and the Weather Warden series comes this brand new series! The first book in the Revivalist Series What if death could be cured by a drug? What if you needed that drug every day ... or death would reclaim you? It’s not hypothe...
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The Pupil

Caro Fraser

The first book in the best-selling Caper Court series Of the two pupil barristers in the prestigious chambers at 5 Caper Court, only one can win the coveted place of junior tenant at the end of the year. Penniless Anthony Cross is brilliant, but up against Edward Choke - wealthy, good-nat...
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Purged

Peter Laws

Matt Hunter lost his faith a long time ago. Formerly a minister, now a professor of sociology, he’s writing a book that debunks the Christian faith while assisting the police with religiously motivated crimes. On holiday with his family in Oxfordshire, Matt is on edge in a seemingly ...
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Summer's End

Amy Myers

The end of the old world’ people said about the long hot summer of 1914. It was the last season of optimism, of certainty about the future as the sun set on the Edwardian age.  That summer Aunt Tilly comes to stay with her brother the Rector and his four lively daughters in the...
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Ink and Bone

Rachel Caine

Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has survived the test of time.  In 48 AD, a fire set by the troops of Julius Caesar destroyed much of the Great Library of Alexandria. It was the first of several disasters that resulted ...
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Dead in Devon

Stephanie Austin

Juno Browne is a self-appointed Domestic Goddess. From cleaning to dog-walking to caring for the elderly, she flits around the picturesque town of Ashburton in her trusty van ready to turn her hand to anything. Despite warnings to the contrary, she ventures into the shady world of antique...
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Ill Wind

Rachel Caine

Finally someone is doing something about the weather... Joanne Baldwin is a Weather Warden.  The Wardens Association has been around pretty much forever.  Some Wardens control fire, others control earth, water or wind - and the most powerful can control more than one elemen...
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A Place of Hope

Anna Jacobs

A devastating accident is only the start of Emily Mattison's troubles...   When Emily Mattison falls victim to a near-fatal accident shortly after receiving an unexpected inheritance from a distant cousin, her ruthless nephew George seizes the opportunity to take control of his aunt...
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The Last Roman: Vengeance

Jack Ludlow

During the sixth century of the Byzantium Empire, corruption is rife. The country is in turmoil and Flavius Belisarius, steeped in military lore, expects to join his father’s cohort, as have his three brothers, to help protect the border of the Eastern Empire. Flavius’s father...
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The Honeyfield Bequest

Anna Jacobs

1901, Wiltshire. Young Kathleen Keller is being forced into marriage with a man she despises by her cruel father. In an act of desperation, she runs away in a bid for a safer life, although one she might not have otherwise have chosen.  But when tragedy strikes, Kathleen is left vulne...
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The Great Darkness

Jim Kelly

1939, Cambridge: The opening weeks of the Second World War, and the first blackout – The Great Darkness – covers southern England, enveloping the city. Detective Inspector Eden Brooke, a wounded hero of the Great War, takes his nightly dip in the cool waters of the Cam. Dayligh...
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Three Body Problem, The

Catherine Shaw

Cambridge, 1888. Dr Geoffrey Akers, Fellow in Pure Mathematics at St John’s College, has been found dead, struck down by a violent blow to the head. What could provoke such a brutal act? Schoolmistress Vanessa Duncan, finding herself in amongst Cambridge's brightest scholarly minds, ...
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The Inspector`s Daughter

Alanna Knight

In a desperate attempt to recover from the loss of her husband and her baby son, Rose McQuinn has returned home to Edinburgh from the American Wild West. It seems that everything has moved on in her absence, including her beloved stepbrother who has found favour at court and moved to Londo...
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Mercenaries

Jack Ludlow

1033, the Norman/French border. Six brothers, the sons of Tancred de Hauteville, prepare to experience their first taste of battle. They have been trained since birth to become great warriors, following in their father’s footsteps. As knights, they have but one true purpose: to fight...
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The No2 Feline Detective Agency

Mandy Morton

Hettie Bagshot has bitten off more than any cat could chew. As soon as she launches her No. 2 Feline Detective Agency , she’s bucketed into a case: Furcross, home for slightly older cats, has a nasty spate of bodysnatching, and three of the residents have been stolen from their grave...
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A Dirty Death

Rebecca Tope

A West Country Mystery It had already been a spring laden with mortality.  News reports were full of terrorist bombings, earthquakes and floods, and a whole herd of prime beef animals had been wasted on the altar of BSE-phobia.  So it was with a strange momentary lack of surpris...
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Kingdom Lock

I D Roberts

It is 1914 and while battles rage across Europe, three empires – the Ottoman, the German and the British – fight for dominance in the Middle East. The merciless landscape of Persia and Mesopotamia are prizes to be claimed by the most ruthless opponent. In the midst of the ch...
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The Hidden Bones

Nicola Ford

***BOOK OF THE MONTH - ENTER CODE BOTM4 FOR £2 OFF*** Following the recent death of her husband, Clare Hills is listless and unsure of her place in the world. When her former university friend Dr David Barbrook asks her to help him sift through the effects of deceased archaeologist ...
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The Woman from Kerry

Anne Doughty

The first book in the Hamiltons series, and a spellbinding novel of 19th century Ireland. Little Rose McGinley is just seven years old when her family is harshly evicted from their home in Donegal, victims of the Clearances of 1861. It is the first step in what will be a long and eventful...
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Murder at the Brightwell

Ashley Weaver

1932, Devon. Amory Ames is glamorous, wealthy and unhappily married to notoriously charming playboy Milo. She willingly accepts her former fiancé Gil Trent’s plea for help in preventing his sister Emmeline from meeting a similar matrimonial fate. Amory accompanies Gil to The B...
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The Queen's Head

Edward Marston

The first book in a thrilling series featuring Nicholas Bracewell and the colourful world of the Elizabethan Theatre - set in 1588 against the background of the Spanish Armada.  He was egotistical, verbose, and hot-headed to a fault. But he did not deserve to die . . . His name was ...
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What Falls Between the Cracks

Robert Scragg

Did she slip through the cracks, or was she pushed? When a severed hand is found in an abandoned flat, Detective Jake Porter and his partner Nick Styles are able to DNA match the limb to the owner, Natasha Barclay, who has not been seen in decades. But why has no one been looking for her?...
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Muddy Boots & Silk Stockings

Julia Stoneham

England, 1943.  The country is at war. With so many men away fighting, it is the women left behind who must keep the country going, and when Alice Todd is abandoned by her husband, she must find a means to provide for herself and her young son. She is offered the job of looking after...
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Heir to Greyladies

Anna Jacobs

Hampshire, 1900. With the sudden death of her father, the life of fifteen-year-old Harriet Benson changes forever. Forced from her home to escape the advances of her leering stepbrother Norris, Harriet is sent into service to provide for the family. Arriving at the grand Dalton House, she ...
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Glass Houses

Rachel Caine

Voted the NUMBER ONE MOST POPULAR book with children in 2013 Book 1 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire series Welcome to Morganville. Just don`t stay out after dark... College freshman Claire Danvers has had enough of her nightmarish dorm situation, where the p...
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By the Mast Divided

David Donachie

Firebrand John Pearce's first adventure on the high seas. London 1793: Young firebrand John Pearce is illegally press-ganged from the refuge of the Pelican tavern to a brutal life aboard HMS Brilliant, a frigate on its way to war. In the first few days Pearce discovers the Navy is a world...
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A Moment of Silence

Anna Dean

A must-read debut novel combining a Regency setting and murder mystery, for fans of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen. Belsfield Hall 1805. An engagement party is taking place for Mr Richard Montague, son of wealthy landowner Sir Edgar Montague, and his fiancée Catherine. During a d...
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Changing Lara

Anna Jacobs

Lara Perryman has spent her whole life travelling for her busy corporate job, so it’s a relief when she takes early retirement and settles in a leisure village in Wiltshire. She quickly makes friends with the other residents and finds herself entangled in the ups and downs, triumphs ...
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Devoured

D E Meredith

The first book in the Hatton and Roumande mystery series. A stunning debut rich in period detail and sinister intrigue that introduces a memorable duo - one of London’s first forensic detectives and his irreplaceable assistant. London, 1856. The specimen-collecting craze is growin...
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Servant of Death

Sarah Hawkswood

The much-feared and hated Eudo – the Lord Bishop of Winchester’s clerk – is bludgeoned to death in Pershore Abbey and laid before the altar in the attitude of a penitent. Everyone who had contact with him had reason to dislike him, but who had reason to kill him? The Sher...
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Human Face

Aline Templeton

 Beatrice Lacey is passionate about Human Face, the charity for Third World children she helped to found, and its co-founder Adam Carnegie. She has learned to turn a blind eye to some strange goings on, however; parties for donors who don’t seem the philanthropic type and a merr...
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Son of Blood

Jack Ludlow

The first in the new Crusades trilogy and a follow-up to the popular Conquest series, in which the de Hauteville dynasty continues on its rise to ultimate influence Under Robert Guiscard, the de Hautevilles have grown in importance and power throughout Italy and, through the Papacy, al...
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Peppercorn Street

Anna Jacobs

Janey is 18 and all alone apart from her baby daughter. Disowned by her family she is forced to move into a small flat on Peppercorn Street and learn to survive by herself. Just as her new life starts to show promise, events from her past catch up with her. Nicole is renting one of the ne...
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The Pledge

Kimberly Derting

A breathtaking dystopian novel where words are the most dangerous weapon of all… Seventeen-year-old Charlaina knows she has exceptional but perilous powers. In the far future, in a land controlled by an aged and ruthless queen, the classes are strictly divided by the language they ...
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The Railway Detective

Edward Marston

London, 1851. The London to Birmingham mail train is robbed and derailed, injuring the driver and others aboard. With the opening of the Great Exhibition at hand, interest is mounting in the engineering triumphs of the railways, but not everyone feels like celebrating. Planned with militar...
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The Contraband Shore

David Donachie

 1787. Captain Edward Brazier is on a mission: recently paid off from his frigate and comfortably off with prize money, he is headed to Deal to propose marriage to the young and lovely widow Betsy Langridge. He must navigate the bustle of the town’s narrow streets that are busy ...
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The Picasso Scam

Stuart Pawson

Detective Inspector Charlie Priest believes in doing things by the book. It’s just that, in the heat of the chase, he sometimes turns over two page at once. His unorthodox but Priest does get results. When he’s not putting crooks behind bars, he’s watching out for his tea...
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Falling Creatures

Katherine Stansfield

Cornwall, 1844. On a lonely moorland farm not far from Jamaica Inn, farmhand Shilly finds love in the arms of Charlotte Dymond. But Charlotte has many secrets, possessing powers that cause both good and ill. When she’s found on the moor with her throat cut, Shilly is determined to fi...
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The Coffin Trail

Martin Edwards

Oxford historian Daniel Kind and his partner Miranda both want to escape to a new life. On impulse they buy a cottage in Brackdale, an idyllic valley in the Lake District. But though they hope to live the dream, the past soon catches up with them. Tarn Cottage was once home to Barrie Gilp...
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The Start of Everything

Emily Winslow

When the body of a teenage girl is found washed up in the flooded fens outside Cambridge, DI Chloe Frohmann and her partner Morris Keene must work quickly to solve the mystery of her death before the press pounces on the story. Meanwhile, Mathilde Oliver, the autistic daughter of a Cambrid...
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The Herring Seller's Apprentice

L C Tyler

His latest novel is going nowhere, a mid-life crisis is looming and he’s burdened by the literary agent he probably deserves: Elsie Thirkettle, a diminutive but determined individual who claims to enjoy neither the company of writers nor literature of any sort. But however bad things...
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Head Count

Judith Cutler

A head teacher’s work is never done, especially if, like Jane Cowan, you’re a victim of your own success. Having done well with Wrayford Primary, she’s now expected to bring other neighbouring schools up to scratch as well. And all these responsibilities are compounded by...
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In Search of Hope

Anna Jacobs

 An unexpected inheritance from her grandmother offers Libby Pulford the opportunity to escape her abusive marriage and return to her Lancashire roots with her young son Ned. But her domineering husband Steven won't let her go so easily. She turns to her new neighbour for help, former...
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A Vintage Year

Rosie Howard

It started with ‘happily ever after’, yet just three years after Bella’s fairy-tale wedding to irrepressible Charlie Wellbeloved, her best friend, Maddy, is expecting a baby, while Bella’s own weight gain is purely from comfort eating. Only her little Labrador, Doll...
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The Excursion Train

Edward Marston

As a bustling crowd clambers aboard the Great Western Railway excursion train, taking them to an illegal prize-fight in Berkshire, the train guard fears for the safety of his rolling stock. Little does he expect, however, the brutal murder of one of his passengers, Jake Bransby. On the sho...
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Mistress of Greyladies

Anna Jacobs

During World War I, the ancient manor house of Greyladies in rural Wiltshire is requisitioned for a hospital. Its mistress, Harriet Latimer, her husband Joseph and their two sons are allowed to stay in part of the house, but when tragedy strikes Joseph’s brothers, his future at Greyl...
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Death Wears a Mask

Ashley Weaver

Amory Ames is investigating the disappearance of valuable jewellery snatched at a dinner party and lays a trap to catch the culprit at a lavish masked ball hosted by the notorious Viscount Dunmore. She wasn’t expecting one of the illustrious party guests to wind up dead...
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The Lost Shrine

Nicola Ford

Clare Hills, archaeologist and sometime sleuth, is struggling to finance her recently established university research institute along with her long-time friend, Dr David Barbrook. When Professor Margaret Bockford finds the Hart Unit commercial work with a housing developer on a site in the...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Secret Mission

Michael Bond

Critic/sleuth Monsieur Pamplemousse has a lot on his plate when he investigates a terrible and strangely popular hotel.
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A Broken Land

Jack Ludlow

When a favour to a friend leaves Cal Jardine caught up in the Spanish Civil War, he finds that he must take a bunch of athletes and turn them into fighters. He meets the revolutionary, Juan Laporta, and if they do not make a perfect combination as fighters they form an effective one, both ...
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The Demon of Dakar

Kjell Eriksson

Uppsala, Sweden. A naked man is unearthed from a river with a lacerated neck and the only clue to his identity is the remains of a tattoo that has been sliced off his arm. When a local drugs deal goes awry and another man is hospitalised with a similar wound, Inspector Ann Lindell and h...
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Soldier of Crusade

Jack Ludlow

'I AM TOLD HE IS SUCH A GIANT, THIS BOHEMUND, THAT HE CAN PICK UP AND CONSUME A MAN WHOLE’ 1096. The Pope has called for a crusade to free Jerusalem, and half the warriors of Europe have responded. Among them is the Norman, Count Bohemund, one-time enemy of Byzantium, whose hel...
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A Cotswold Ordeal

Rebecca Tope

 Thea Osborne embarks on her second house-sitting commission with very few worries, after the first disastrous venture during which she became entangled in a murder case.  But the Phillips' are obviously a laid back family, and there is little to do but tend an ailing pony and fe...
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Fatal Legacy

Elizabeth Corley

When the managing director of a respectable firm, Wainwright Enterprises, dies in suspicious circumstances, his last will and testament throws the business and family into turmoil. Not only was he far, far richer than anyone had imagined, but, to the horror of his relatives, he has left th...
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Dark Harvest

Amy Myers

March 1915. Caroline Lilley’s fiancé, Reggie, is away at the Front and Caroline gives up her job and returns home at this request. Frustrated in her desire to help the war effort, she throws herself into saving the harvest by organising the village women – and runs up ag...
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The Devil's Cocktail

Alexander Wilson

An intrigue against Britain by Bolshevik agents is strongly suspected at MI6. Sir Leonard Wallace sends Captain Hugh Shannon, disguised as a professor of English Literature, to India to get to the bottom of it.
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Murder at the British Museum

Jim Eldridge

1894. A well-respected academic is found dead in a gentlemen’s convenience cubicle at the British Museum, the stall locked from the inside. Professor Lance Pickering had been due to give a talk promoting the museum’s new ‘Age of King Arthur’ exhibition when he was s...
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Framed in Cornwall

Janie Bolitho

Dorothy Pengelly lived alone in her remote, dilapidated cottage with only her pets as company. When her old friend, Rose Trevelyan calls round to visit and finds Dorothy dead she is devastated. And when Rose learns that it wasn’t a heart attack but a case of suicide her suspicions ar...
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The Mushroom Man

Stuart Pawson

When Georgina, eight-year-old daughter of businessman Miles Dewhurst, is kidnapped, DI Charlie Priest and his colleagues at Heckley police station soon start to fear the worst. Dewhurst himself is devastated and willing to give up everything to raise the ransom that might be required. But ...
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Judicial Whispers

Caro Fraser

The second book in the bestselling Caper Court series For Leo Davies, a charming, brilliant barrister in one of London's most prestigious chambers, life has been good. It's only when he applies to take silk that the whispers begin of Leo's lurid bisexual past. To scotch the rumours, Leo d...
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Unleashed

Peter Laws

Fifteen years ago, 29 Barley Street in Menham, South London, became notorious as the scene of alleged poltergeist activity which led to the death of young Holly Wasson. The shadow cast by this episode is still felt in the town, and among the gang of friends who were caught up in the t...
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The Dead Girls` Dance

Rachel Caine

Top 5 favourite book with school kids in 2013 Book 2 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire series Welcome to Morganville. Just don`t stay out after dark... Claire has her share of challenges. Like being a genius in a school that favours beauty over brains; homici...
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A Stranger in Honeyfield

Anna Jacobs

1916: Bella is working as a Voluntary Aid driving ambulances in England when she gets engaged to Philip, on leave from fighting in France. His family strongly disapprove of her but the two of them are happy together. Georgie, Philip’s sister, is in trouble having broken her engageme...
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Cat Among the Pumpkins

Mandy Morton

GUNPOWDER, TREACLE and SHOCKS... Hettie and Tilly set out to investigate an old crime and a spate of new murders. Why is Mavis Spitforce dressed as a pumpkin? Can Irene Peggledrip really talk to cats from the spirit world? Did Milky Myers murder his family on Halloween, longer ago than any...
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Steps to the Gallows

Edward Marston

A scurrilous newspaper has built up a large following by publishing details of political and sexual scandals. It is remarkably well-informed and has therefore created a whole host of enemies. When the editor is killed and the printing press smashed to bits, the Invisible Detectives are hir...
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Instrument of Slaughter

Edward Marston

January 1916. Britain is on the brink of enforcing conscription. Eligible young men who have not yet signed up to fight are despised as ‘conchies’ and ‘shirkers’, subjected to hatred and verbal abuse. Cyril Ablatt, leader of Shoreditch’s group of conscientious...
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Bones in the Nest

Helen Cadbury

The Chasebridge Killer is out; racial tension is rising and the mutilated body of a young Muslim man is found in the stairwell of a tower block in Doncaster.  As he gets drawn into the case, Sean Denton’s family life and his police job become dangerously entwined. Meanwhile a y...
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Puritan

David Hingley

The second book in the Mercia Blakewood historical crime series that spans Restoration London and the New World Following adventures she would sooner forget in the newly renamed New York, Mercia Blakewood is hopeful that she has gained the leverage with the king she needs to r...
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The Mathematical Bridge

Jim Kelly

Cambridge, 1940. It is the first winter of the war, and snow is falling. When an evacuee drowns in the river, his body swept away, Detective Inspector Eden Brooke sets out to investigate what seems to be a deliberate attack. The following night, a local electronics factory is attacked, and...
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The Devil's Ribbon

D E Meredith

The second book in the Hatton and Roumande mystery set in Victorian London and featuring one of the first forensic detectives July, 1858. London swelters and trouble is brewing. Forensic scientist Professor Adolphus Hatton and his assistant Albert Roumande have a morgue full of cholera vi...
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The Sword of Revenge

Jack Ludlow

With all the fire and passion of the ancient Romans, The Sword of Revenge follows in the epic footsteps of the Top Ten Bestseller The Pillars of Rome. 'One shall tame a mighty foe, the other strike to save Rome's fame, neither will achieve their aim. Look aloft if you dare, though what ...
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The Amorous Nightingale

Edward Marston

Acclaimed beauty and singer Harriet Gow has earned a position envied by many women of the Restoration period: she is the King's favourite mistress. After seeing her perform, Christopher Redmayne is also captivated and the impression Harriet made is still lingering in his mind when he is su...
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A Monstrous Regiment of Women

Laurie R King

It is 1921 and Mary Russell - Sherlock Holmes's brilliant apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a degree in theology - is on the verge of acquiring a sizable inheritance. Independent at last, with a passion for divinity and detective work, her most baffling mystery may now involve Holmes...
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Flowers Stained with Moonlight

Catherine Shaw

Four years have passed since Vanessa Duncan’s life was turned upside down: when she was first turned detective and discovered the true identity of a murderer amid the hallowed halls of Cambridge academia. And Vanessa’s act of courage did not go unnoticed, for she is called upon...
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A Bed of Scorpions

Judith Flanders

Shortlisted for the Kobo eDunnit Award What’s an editor to do with so many demands? Do you deal with the morning’s pile of manuscript submissions first? Or the swine from sales who steals all the chocolate digestives? Or do you concentrate on your ex-lover, whose business part...
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Elementary Murder

A J Wright

A brilliantly plotted Victorian murder mystery in the style of Edward Marston 1894, Wigan. Miss Dorothea Gadsworth is interviewed for a teaching vacancy at George Street Elementary, but is ultimately dismissed as a candidate. The following Monday morning, her body is discovered in ...
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Bloodthirsty

Marshall Karp

'It's a bloodthirsty town, Hollywood is. No matter how popular you are, there's always someone who'd be happier if you were dead. And in some cases, you can be so despised, that everyone would be happier if you were dead.' Barry Gerber is one of the most powerful - and hated - m...
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Dark Undertakings

Rebecca Tope

A West Country Mystery Fifty-five-year-old Jim Lapsford makes an unusually healthy-looking corpse. A life-long devotee of vitamin pills and herbal remedies, it seems almost ironic that he has succumbed to a heart attack. But his GP is convinced that this is the case. Trainee undertaker D...
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Rises the Night

Colleen Gleason

  Want to know more about the heroine of this series? Download the FREE e-book Victoria Gardella: Vampire Slayer on Amazon Kindle or other e-book formats The second book in the acclaimed Gardella Vampire Chronicles Lady Victoria Gardella Grantworth de Lacy has been a vampire slaye...
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The Girl at the Farmhouse Gate

Julia Stoneham

It is early spring in 1944 and the war in Europe continues, with the Allies poised to invade northern France. For Alice Todd, it is the start of her second year as warden of the Land Army hostel in the wild Devonshire countryside – and a time of change as she recovers from the afterm...
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Ordeal By Fire

Sarah Hawkswood

September 1143. Sergeant Catchpoll hopes a fire at a Worcester silversmith’s is just an accident, but when there is a second fire, and a charred corpse is discovered, he has no choice but to call in the undersheriff, Hugh Bradecote, to help find the culprit. With further fires, a ho...
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The Ambleside Alibi

Rebecca Tope

After an eventful year, Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown is trying to put her tragic past behind her. But just when she thinks her life is coming together, it begins to unravel at the seams. With the delivery of a bouquet of flowers to an elderly lady – complete with a mysterious ...
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A Lawless Place

David Donachie

Edward Brazier is enlisted by Prime Minister William Pitt to assist his investigation into smuggling activity in Deal. However, with his love Betsy now locked into a loveless marriage with Tom Spafford, a useless drunk, and living as a prisoner, Brazier is distracted from his mission. Havi...
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Paper and Fire

Rachel Caine

Book 2 in the Great Library series from the UK's number one bestelling author In Ink and Bone, Jess Brightwell learned that the shining light of the Great Library of Alexandria was an illusion ... one that hides great darkness. Now, barred from his goal of becoming a Scholar, he's determi...
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The Hamiltons of Ballydown

Anne Doughty

In the closing years of the nineteenth century the Hamilton family have much to be thankful for. As well as the new-found security of living in their own home at Ballydown, John is a respected employee and friend of mill owner Hugh Sinton, and Rose has a new, much-valued friend in Elizabet...
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The Powder of Death

Julian Stockwin

1261. Oxford, England. An envoy returns from the land of the Tartars to meet with an English scholar and share a deadly secret that touches on the future of Christianity itself. The two men vow that the knowledge of gunpowder must die with them as the consequences are otherwise too fatal t...
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Warriors

Jack Ludlow

Italy, 11th Century. The Byzantine Empire rules much of Europe and in the Italian states it does so through force and bribery, but the indigenous populations are restless. Arduin of Fassano - with the Lombard and Norman men he commands - are mercenaries for the young and enterprising Byza...
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Nothing Else Remains

Robert Scragg

When Max Brennan’s estranged father and then his own girlfriend go missing in quick succession, he turns to his old friend Detective Jake Porter for help. As Max is then attacked in his own home, Porter and his partner Nick Styles waste no time in investigating. But when their main s...
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The Essence

Kimberly Derting

The captivating sequel to The Pledge I knew who whispered inside my head. Sabara. Sabara who should have died months ago. Sabara upon whose throne I now sat, whose queendom I now ruled. She was still here. Living inside my body. Taunting me.   After decades of suffering under ...
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The Merry Devils

Edward Marston

The second book in the Nicholas Bracewell series He had the power to assume a pleasing shape, but would he take to the stage . . . ? The audience was merry indeed when a third devilish imp bounded onstage to join the two that had been written into the script. But backstage all was uproar...
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The Magpie Tree

Katherine Stansfield

Jamaica Inn, 1844: the talk is of witches. A boy has vanished in the woods of Trethevy on the North Cornish coast, and a reward is offered for his return. Shilly has had enough of such dark doings, but her new companion, the woman who calls herself Anna Drake, insists they investigate. Ann...
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Drums of War

Edward Marston

France 1705. Marlborough’s War and the Return of Captain Daniel Rawson. We come across our hero, Captain Rawson, deep inside the war-ravaged borders of Europe, as he fights alongside the brave and resolute Earl of Marlborough in defeating the, self-proclaimed, ‘invincible&rsqu...
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A Shot Rolling Ship

David Donachie

Pressed into King George's Navy for the second time in a month, John Pearce and his Pelicans find themselves working aboard HMS Griffin, a slow and over crowded ship, sailing the Channel in search of the numerous French privateers that prey on English merchant shipping: her task to stop th...
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The Battles of World War II: Everything You Need to Know Series

Christopher Catherwood

Respected scholar Catherwood pens this comprehensive book that combines surprising breadth with popular appeal. Including a look at the US entry to the war, in 1941, the turning tide of war, and how victory came at a price.
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Lady of Magick

Sylvia Hunter

In an ancient kingdom full of secrets, unease and myth, Sophie and Gray Marshall are about to be ensnared in an arcane plot that threatens to undo them both . . . In her second year of studies at Merlin College, Oxford, Sophie Marshall is feeling alienated among fellow students who fail t...
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The Bones of Paris

Laurie R King

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes series comes a  new thriller set in the vibrant and sensual Paris of the Jazz age - a gripping tale of intrigue, terrorism, and explosive passions. Paris, 1929. Harris Stuyvesant is living a PI&rsquo...
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Two Weeks' Notice

Rachel Caine

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE MORGANVILLE VAMPIRES Making a living can be rough if you’re already dead. After dying and being revived with the experimental drug Returné, Bryn Davis is theoretically free to live her unlife – with regular doses to keep her g...
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Whole World, The

Emily Winslow

Polly and Liv are American students at Cambridge University. Both strangers to their new home, both survivors of past mistakes, they quickly become friends and find a common interest in Nick, a handsome, charming and seemingly guileless graduate student. But a betrayal, followed by Nick's ...
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A Gentleman of Fortune

Anna Dean

Richmond, 1806. Miss Dido Kent has developed rather a taste for mysteries. Having solved the riddle of her niece’s missing fiancé and the body in the bushes at Belsfield Hall, she is finding her quiet holiday at her cousin Flora’s home rather unchallenging to say the lea...
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A Plague of Sinners

Paul Lawrence

July 1665. As the great plague rages rampant outside London’s city walls, Harry Lytle returns after his trials and tribulations in The Sweet Smell of Decay to investigate the murder of the Earl of St. Albans. A grisly dinner-table death starts Harry off on the trail and it’...
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Carrion Comfort

Aline Templeton

Gabrielle, daughter of a brilliant and charismatic local businessman, thinks she’s losing her mind. Recovering from a nervous breakdown triggered by her father’s death and the loss of her unborn child, her sanity is pushed to the brink when she starts suffering memory lapses. K...
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Cinnamon Gardens

Anna Jacobs

Now that Nell’s three sons are qualified and in work, she’s ready to build a new life for herself. She’s been left a house in England by an elderly aunt and decides to leave Australia for a while. Her younger sons need to learn to stand on their own feet and her ex can ke...
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The Last Roman: Honour

Jack Ludlow

Sixth century Constantinople. Flavius Belisarius is barely eighteen and is already commander of the cavalry patrolling the Persian frontier. A brilliant soldier but a poor schemer – Flavius needs to be both in order to survive the febrile politics of the Eastern Roman Empire. When h...
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The Gowrie Conspiracy

Alanna Knight

July 1600, Falkland Palace, Fife.  King James and his court are looking to the future: his wife, Anne, is pregnant with their fourth child and James's dream of uniting the crowns of England and Scotland looks set to become reality as the long reign of his godmother Elizabeth of Englan...
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The Cipher Garden

Martin Edwards

In the peaceful village of Old Sawrey, set in the idyllic Lake District, a murderer strikes. Warren Howe, a husband and father of two, is brutally slaughtered with his own scythe by a mysterious hooded figure. The police manage to identify several suspects, but due to the lack of evidence ...
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Ten Little Herrings

L C Tyler

When obscure crime writer Ethelred Tressider vanishes from his home, his indefatigable agent, Elsie Thirkettle, is soon on his trail. Finding him proves surprisingly easy. Bringing him home is another matter. Having followed Ethelred to a hotel in the French Loire, she find herself confine...
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A Harvest Of Sunflowers

Ruth Silvestre

Twenty years after first setting eyes on Bel-Air de Grezelongue, her dream house in the sunflowers in south-west France, Ruth Silvestre brings us the long-awaited sequel to the adventures. Local friendships and bonds of loyalty that she and her family formed during the gradual restoration...
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For Kingdom and Country

I D Roberts

May 1915. Kingdom Lock and his faithful side-kick, Siddhartha Singh are gunned down on the streets of Basra and suspicion falls on German spy, Wilhelm Wassmuss. Major Ross believes Wassmuss is not only still alive but that he is behind the ssassination of a senior Turkish officer, the deat...
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Heat Stroke

Rachel Caine

What's the use of being dead if you're still on the run? Accused of murder, Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin was chased across the country - and killed - by a team charged with hunting down rogue Wardens.   Five days later, Joanne had a lovely funeral and was posthumously cl...
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Traitor

David Hingley

May 1665. With winter passed, Mercia Blakewood is at last headed back to England from America, hoping to leave behind the shadow cast by death and heartache. She expects a welcome from the King considering her earlier mission at his behalf, but the reception she receives after her long voy...
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Reflections of Sunflowers

Ruth Silvestre

The final book in the Sunflower trilogy sees Ruth and her husband returning to Bel-Air de Grezelongue, their much-loved home in the Lot-et-Garonne region of South West France. In 1976 their dreams of purchasing a peaceful summer home came true when they spied this derelict farmhouse surrou...
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Midnight Alley

Rachel Caine

Book 3 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire series They're going to have fun, even if it kills them. Again. Claire Danvers's college town may be run by vampires but a truce between the living and the dead made things relatively safe. For a while. Now pe...
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Head Wound

Judith Cutler

While Jane Cowan waits for renovations to be completed on her new permanent home, she remains in temporary accommodation under the watchful eye of her landlord Brian Dawes, chair of the governors at Wrayford School. Her work life is dominated by preparations for the all-important school pl...
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Terminated

Rachel Caine

Already addicted to the pharmaceutical drug that keeps her body from decomposing, Bryn has to stop a secretive group of rich and powerful investors from eliminating the existing Returné addicts altogether. To ensure their plan to launch a new, military-grade strain of nanotech, the ...
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A Most Novel Revenge

Ashley Weaver

A mysterious summons from her cousin Laurel causes Amory Ames and her playboy husband Milo to set off post-haste for the Lyonsgate estate in the English countryside. The pair are surprised to discover an eccentric and distinguished group of guests have been invited, echoing a party from se...
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The Death of Downton Tabby

Mandy Morton

The Town is celebrating its first literary festival, and The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency has been hired to oversee security.  On the arrival of the three Bronte sisters and the famous aristocat, Sir Downton Tabby, Hettie Bagshot and her sidekick, Tilly, are plunged into crisis as a...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse on the Spot

Michael Bond

When one of five restaurant-owning brothers vanishes into thin air, Monsieur Pamplemousse's detective skills are called into play. A delicious blend of gastronomic delight, teasing mystery, and pure comedy.
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The Gods of War

Jack Ludlow

Following the Top Ten Besteller The Pillars of Rome and The Sword of Revenge, comes the final part in the captivating Republic trilogy NOW £7.99!! Lucius Falerius is dead, and Rome in its entirety mourns the passing of its most powerful senator. It falls to his young son Marcellus ...
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A Time for Hope

Anna Jacobs

 When Gabrielle Newman throws her cheating husband out, Stu cares more about the money than the break-up, getting more than his fair share from their house sale. An unexpected bequest offers Gabrielle a new start and she tries to leave the past behind, heading north with Des Monahan, ...
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Severed

Peter Laws

During a communion service at a village church, the teenage son of a vicar brutally attacks his father with an axe. The horrified congregation watch the son esape and during a frantic police search rumours arise that the boy was involved in devil worship. Professor Matt Hunter, an atheist ...
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Chill Factor

Rachel Caine

 Living, dead or Djinn, Joanne Baldwin just can’t stay out of trouble. Now she’s on a time-sensitive mission to Las Vegas to retrieve the world’s most important Djinn from the world’s most dangerous teenager...and she’s doing it alone. That’s bad...
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The Offering

Kimberly Derting

Charlie has grown up in a world that is dark and violent. A land fiercely ruled by an old and bitter queen and where classes were strictly divided by the language they speak. Charlie may have become the sovereign of Ludania, but the old Queen Sabara and other enemies lurk, biding their tim...
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Herring in the Library

L C Tyler

When literary agent Elsie Thirkettle is invited to accompany tall but obscure crime-writer Ethelred Tressider to dinner at Muntham Court, she is looking forward to sneering at his posh friends. What she is not expecting is that, half way through the evening, her host will be found strangle...
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Ash and Quill

Rachel Caine

Held prisoner by the Burner forces in Philadelphia, Jess and his friends struggle to stay alive in the face of threats from both sides ... but a stunning escape guarantees worse is coming. The Library now means to stop them by any means necessary, and they'll have to make dangerous allies ...
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The Cruel Stars of the Night

Kjell Eriksson

As autumn creeps across the Swedish city of Uppsala, retired scholar Ulrik Hindersten disappears without a trace. The bludgeoned corpses of two local farmers are unearthed within days of each other. Inspector Ann Lindell and her team at the Uppsala Violent Crimes Division are called in to...
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Wallace of the Secret Service

Alexander Wilson

Extreme Nationalists are fighting to relinquish the British government’s power in Egypt. Secret agent Henderson, deployed to Egypt to assess the trouble, sends a coded message to say he’s on the trail of something big. But there’s been no word since.
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Legacy of Greyladies

Anna Jacobs

Wiltshire, December 1915. Olivia Hanbury is widowed and has been persuaded by her cousin Donald to move in with his meek little wife while he is serving in France. When he’s wounded, he returns home to convalesce. Tensions rise between him and lively Olivia. Her friend Babs involves ...
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An Awkward Commission

David Donachie

Stranded in Portsmouth, John Pearce has once again failed to secure the release of those who depended on him - his fellow Pelicans. They have been shipped off to the Mediterranean while he was indulging himself in London.  So he must take ship and follow them.  His appl...
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Buried in Cornwall

Janie Bolitho

After the death of her husband, Rose Trevelyan lives peacefully in Cornwall, working as an artist and photographer. But when she hears terrified screams as she paints the rugged Cornish countryside, and a local woman is reported missing, Rose finds herself suddenly caught at the centre of ...
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Conquest

Jack Ludlow

In twenty years the de Hauteville brothers have gone from penniless obscurity to become the most potent warrior family in Christendom: depended on by the Pope, feared by Byzantium and respected by the Holy Roman Emperor. Now, at the head of the tribe stands Robert, who has only one aim: to...
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Winter Roses

Amy Myers

By the summer of 1916, there is still no end to the war in sight and in the Sussex village of Ashden, as elsewhere, optimism has given way to stoicism. In the year that follows, bereavements and shortages take their toll on village life. While George Lilley leaves the Rectory to join the ...
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An Immoral Code

Caro Fraser

The elegant front of Caper Court, the elite barristers' chambers, conceals unexpected emotional turmoil. As QC, Leo Davies' big case is to represent a group of Lloyd's Names. They've staked everything on Leo's performance in court, blissfully unaware of the confusions of his private life w...
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Five Dead Canaries

Edward Marston

1916. As thousands of Brits are fighting on the Front Line, a new breed of fiercely independent and fiery-spirited women emerge to hold the Home Front together. Among this raucous group of munitionettes, or ‘canaries’, is Florrie Duncan whose birthday celebrations are tragicall...
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Murder at the Ashmolean

Jim Eldridge

1895. A senior executive at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is found in his office with a bullet hole between his eyes, a pistol discarded close by. The death has officially been ruled as suicide by local police, but with an apparent lack of motive for such action, the museum’s admini...
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The Last Roman: Triumph

Jack Ludlow

Who can Flavius Belisarius call an enemy? The Goths he must fight to take Italy back for the Byzantium. Or is if the intrigues of the Empress Theodora, who fears his ambitions. There is his own wife, betraying him in more than one way and Justinian, the unreliable emperor he helped to the ...
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Fire and Sword

Edward Marston

Returning to camp from a dangerous solo mission behind enemy lines, Captain Daniel Rawson finds himself stranded on foot with French soldiers in fierce pursuit. With help from a neighbouring farmer he escapes, but before Daniel can thank and repay him, the house and barn have been set abla...
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A Letter of Mary

Laurie R King

It is 1923. Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the retired Sherlock Holmes, are enjoying the summer together on their Sussex estate when they are visited by an old friend, Miss Dorothy Ruskin, an archeologist just returned from Palestine. She leaves in their protection an ancient manuscr...
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The Library Paradox

Catherine Shaw

March, 1896. Motherhood and work as a private detective don’t easily go hand-in-hand, but Vanessa is determined to give it a try.  Being a wife and mother has meant that she’s had to give up her beloved teaching job, but Vanessa has been kept busy by a string of requests a...
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Date with the Executioner

Edward Marston

1817. Dawn breaks on a summer’s day in Chalk Farm, London, and the scene is set for a duel between a lady’s two ardent admirers. Paul Skillen has been teaching Mark Bowerman how to shoot properly, and although he is not sanguine of his chances, stands as his second. Although th...
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Death in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

New edition - new format and cover Thea Osbourne is thanking her lucky stars. After two disastrous housesitting incidents in which she has unwittingly become embroiled in murder and mayhem, she is only too happy to have a bit of peace and quiet. The only positive thing that has come out o...
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Race to the Kill

Helen Cadbury

It is the middle of a long night shift for PC Sean Denton and his partner PC Gavin Wentworth when they are approached by a dishevelled-looking woman desperate that they follow her. She leads them to the old Chasebridge High School where they find the dead body of a Syrian refugee. The inve...
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Prince of Legend

Jack Ludlow

THEY WERE MEN BORN TO FIGHT. IF GOD WILLED THAT ANTIOCH WAS THE PLACE WHERE THEY GAVE UP LIFE, SO BE IT Thanks to the stratagems of Bohemund de Hauteville, leader of the Apulian Normans, the Crusade has taken the city of Antioch, and just in time. Once the besiegers, Bohemund and his me...
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A Cast of Vultures

Judith Flanders

 There was every possibility that I was dead, and my brain hadn’t got the memo. Or maybe it was that I wished I were dead. On reflection, that was more likely.  Usually sharp-witted editor Sam Clair stumbles through her post-launch-party morning with the hangover to end ...
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Woman of Consequence, A

Anna Dean

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...
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Marked to Die

Sarah Hawkswood

 October 1143. A mysterious archer who kills cleanly and ‘dissolves’ into the forest, a missing train of pack mules on the salt road from Wich, and a lord in the wrong place at the wrong time, mean a crime the lord Sheriff of Worcestershire cannot ignore. Bradecote, Catch...
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The Mermaid's Call

Katherine Stansfield

Cornwall, 1845. Shilly has always felt a connection to happenings that are not of this world, a talent that has proved invaluable when investigating dark deeds with master of disguise, Anna Drake. The women opened a detective agency with help from their newest member and investor, Mathilda...
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Death of a Friend

Rebecca Tope

A West Country Mystery Nina Cattermole had an unusual death: head-butted by a horse as she protested against the local hunt.  The official verdict is that it was a freak accident.  But for the Cattermoles it is merely the start of their troubles.  On the day of the funeral ...
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The Red House

Emily Winslow

Maxwell is living his worst nightmare when he begins to question whether his fiancée Imogen is his own blood sister, separated by adoption. A visit to Imogen’s birthplace in Cambridge stirs up déjà vu that intensifies his fears. While Detective Chief Inspector M...
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The Coniston Case

Rebecca Tope

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown’s flower shop near Lake Windermere is doing good business. But when Simmy receives a string of anonymous delivery orders, each one causing their recipient great distress, she begins to suspect that the ...
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Peace Comes to Honeyfield

Anna Jacobs

***BOOK OF THE MONTH - ENTER CODE BOTM1 FOR £2 OFF*** Armistice Day, London, 1918. Fiercely independent Georgie is tired of being told what’s best for her by men. When she defies her father’s wishes by going out into the peace festivities, she tries to help a woman being...
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The Hawthorns Bloom in May

Anne Doughty

Now in her fifties and a grandmother, Rose Hamilton has much to be thankful for in the steady love of her husband John and their relative prosperity. But she is concerned for her children: Sarah, recently widowed, is burdened with grief and worried by signs of trade union discontent in the...
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The Bleeding Dusk

Colleen Gleason

Want to know more about the heroine of this series? Download the FREE e-book Victoria Gardella: Vampire Slayer on Amazon Kindle or other e-book formats The third book in the acclaimed Gardella Vampire Chronicles To gain access to the secrets of a legendary alchemist, Rome's vampires ...
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Saffron Lane

Anna Jacobs

 Nell has come to feel very at home in her beautiful corner of Wiltshire with her partner Angus. What she could do with, however, is a challenge, and the prospect of bringing life back to an abandoned row of houses, Saffron Lane, is just what she’s looking for. Stacy, lost and ...
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Trip to Jerusalem, The

Edward Marston

The third book in the Nicholas Bracewell series For Lord Westfield’s Men, Every high road leads to death. When the deathly horrors of the Black Plague decimate the audiences in London’s theatres, the acclaimed troupe of players called Lord Westfield’s Men take to the hi...
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Pardonable Lies

Jacqueline Winspear

London 1930. Maisie Dobbs, the renowned psychologist and investigator, receives a most unusual request. She must prove that Sir Cecil Lawton’s son Ralph is really dead. This is a case that will challenge Maisie in unexpected ways, for Ralph Lawton was an aviator shot down by enemy...
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The Repentant Rake

Edward Marston

Could the disappearance of Sir Julius Cheever’s son, a notorious rakehell, and the fact that a blackmailer is terrorising London’s most dissolute fops be connected? Divided by politics but united in a desire to see justice done, Christopher Redmayne and Jonathan Bale join toget...
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Hearts of Darkness

Paul Lawrence

1666. London is recovering from the Great Plague and mourning its dead. The city is free at last, like a great old bear, beaten to its knees, bloody but unbowed. But the disease slithered out of London to wreak its evil upon other towns and cities. The worst was over, the Pestilence gone, ...
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Alice's Girls

Julia Stoneham

1945 and the war is drawing to a close. For three years, the land girls at Post Stone Farm have worked together, defying Hitler in their own way. They have witnessed love and loss, found their independence, and made lifetime friends. Her years as warden of a Land Army hostel have transfo...
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A Bitter Field

Jack Ludlow

The third book in the Roads to War series 1938: THE ROAD TO WAR CONCLUDES. As Hitler sets his sights on the Sudetenland, not everyone in Britain is willing to appease him. Convinced that the Führer’s land-hunger is insatiable, the head of the SIS recruits Cal Jardine to help...
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The Railway Viaduct

Edward Marston

As a train speeds over the Sankey Viaduct, the dead body of a man is hurled into the canal below. Inspector Robert Colbeck and Sergeant Victor Leeming take charge of their most complex and difficult case yet. Hampered by the fact that the corpse has nothing on him to indicate his identity,...
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One Hundred Years of Protest

Christopher Catherwood

A bite size, easily accessible history of protest from the 20th to beginning of the 21st century, covering everything from the Suffragettes to Je Suis Charlie. Comprehensive and easy to digest.
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Grave Doubts

Elizabeth Corley

A dark psychological thriller by one of the UK`s most exciting up and coming authors. Sergeant Louise Nightingale is the model police officer; calm, composed and always in control.  When her colleagues discover a connection between a series of sexual attacks and an online contest c...
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The Judas Sheep

Stuart Pawson

Detective Inspector Charlie Priest is officially on sick leave, but this brief break from work comes to an abrupt end when Mrs Marina Norris’s chauffeur is found dead from unnatural causes – namely a blast to the head from a Kalashnikov. Meanwhile, big-time drug smugglers o...
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A Season of Spells

Sylvia Hunter

 In the latest novel from the author of Lady of Magick, Sophie and Gray Marshall must save the Kingdom of Britain from a tide of dark magic… After three years of study at the University in Din Edin, Sophie and Gray return to London escorting Lucia MacNeill, heiress of Alba, to...
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The Stuart Sapphire

Alanna Knight

In August 1811, George, Prince of Wales and the Prince Regent is horrified to find his mistress Sarah, Marchioness of Creeve dead in his bed, strangled by the string of pearls around her neck.  The Prince realises what a scandal could come out of a dead married woman (not to mention h...
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Get Wallace!

Alexander Wilson

Sir Leonard Wallace, the famous chief of the Secret Service, finds that the peace of Europe is threatened by a gang engaged in the theft and sale of national secrets. Wallace gets busy, and is assisted by the gang-leader’s own fear of him and his anxiety to get the Englishman into hi...
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The Riddle of the River

Catherine Shaw

On a balmy summer in 1898 Vanessa Wetherburn is contentedly feeding a clotted cream scone to her young son in her Cambridge garden when she is startled by the abrupt arrival of her long-time friend, the journalist Patrick O'Sullivan. Eager to discover the identity of a beautiful young woma...
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The Serpent Pool

Martin Edwards

DCI Hannah Scarlett is determined to uncover the truth behind Emily Friend’s mysterious drowning in the Serpent’s Pool. Though the evidence at the time did not rule out suicide, why would Emily, so afraid of water, choose drowning to end it all? Hannah has to face distraction t...
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Smoke and Iron

Rachel Caine

The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Jess Brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and skill to aid him in a game of cat and mouse with the Archivist Magister of the Great Library. With the world catching fire, and words printed on paper the spark that light...
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Evie

Julia Stoneham

Love, loss and the tragedy of war December, 1944. Eighteen-year-old Evie arrives at Post Stone Farm: the winter cold and wartime rationing casts a shadow on the small community, but none as dark as her past. Joining the Land Army, she longs for quiet days spent milking cows and collecting...
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Herring on the Nile

L C Tyler

In an effort to rejuvenate his flagging career, crime novelist Ethelred Tressider decides to set his new book in Egypt and embarks on a 'research trip' with his literary agent, Elsie Thirkettle, in tow. No sooner has their cruise on the Nile begun, however, than an attempt is made on Ethel...
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The Hand that Trembles

Kjell Eriksson

A Swedish county commissioner walks out of a high-level meeting and disappears. Many years later, one of the town’s natives is convinced that he’s caught a glimpse of the missing man while travelling in Bangalore, India. When the rumours reach his hometown, a veteran police off...
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Look For Her

Emily Winslow

The memory of Annalise Wood has haunted the town of Lilling near Cambridge for decades. She went missing in 1976 and although her body was later found, the investigation went cold with no one held responsible. The grief and speculation surrounding her disappearance are engrained in the com...
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Arsenic Labyrinth

Martin Edwards

Historian Daniel Kind is finding the winter months at Brackdale tough, especially so as his relationship with Miranda is also going through a dark time. Far from the bright lights of London and with the renovations behind schedule and over-budget, Miranda has a bad case of itchy feet. The ...
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Windfall

Rachel Caine

You think you’re having a bad day?  Joanne Baldwin has lost her job as a Weather Warden and saving the world doesn’t usually come with a decent pension plan.  It also doesn’t come with any guarantees of landing a day job that won’t suck or finding a mystic...
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The Iron Horse

Edward Marston

The fourth book in the acclaimed Railway Detective series Derby Day at Epsom Downs. A multitude of people crowd to watch the races: dukes and dustmen, bishops and beggars, privileged ladies and prostitutes. The gamut of Victorian society and a hotbed for crime and crooks of all kinds. ...
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Feast of Fools

Rachel Caine

Book 4 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire series In the town of Morganville, vampires and humans live in relative peace. But Claire Danvers has never felt too relaxed about it - especially with the arrival of Mr. Bishop, an ancient, old-school vampire who cares n...
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Under Siege

Edward Marston

In the wake of the resounding victory at the Battle of Oudenarde, career soldier Captain Daniel Rawson must take a leading role in the Allies’ new strategy – to strike deeper into French Flanders and lay siege to Lille, the ‘pearl of fortresses’. While the dashing E...
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A Flag of Truce

David Donachie

1793. Returning triumphant from a successful mission in Corsica, Lieutenant John Pearce receives a mixed welcome, particularly from his arch-enemy, Captain Ralph Barclay. But with the Siege of Toulon escalating in violence and the revolutionary army preparing to attack, all thoughts of rev...
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Songs of Spring

Amy Myers

Christmas 1917, and as the Lilley family gathers at the Rectory in the Sussex  village of Ashden, the mood is far from festive. But while the sisters face heartache and the new year brings fresh tragedy, the Rectory opens its doors to a new world, its inhabitants strengthened by the g...
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The Frost Fair

Edward Marston

Christmas, 1669.  In the grip of the coldest winter for years, the River Thames is frozen from bank to bank and London celebrates with a traditional frost fair held on its broad back.  Among the throng are Christopher Redmayne, an ambitious young architect, and his good friend Co...
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Grave Concerns

Rebecca Tope

A West Country Mystery With Peaceful Repose Cemetery, Drew Slocombe is determined to revolutionise the entire death industry and make cheap, ecologically sound burials a popular choice. Unfortunately, Drew’s gravedigger has just discovered that their cemetery has one too many corpse...
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Fugitive from the Grave

Edward Marston

1817. Celemency van Emden receives an anonymous terse message informing her that her estranged father is dead and buried. Confounded by this news and desperate to visit her father's final resting place, she returns from Holland determined to seek answers. A chance encounter on a busy Londo...
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Innocent Blood

Elizabeth Corley

Major Jeremy Maidment, former service man and pillar of the community, only wants to help when his neighbour Mrs Pennysmith is robbed by local con man Luke Chalfont. Appealing to DI Bob Cooper, Maidment is on a mission to help police trap the subject. But the arrest goes rapidly awry when ...
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Betrayed in Cornwall

Janie Bolitho

The fourth book in the series. Rose Trevelyan is not concerned when her friend Etta does not turn up at the opening of her exhibition. When she hears the following day that a young man fell of a cliff in suspicious circumstances, Rose starts to makes connections and things start to go terr...
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Deeds of Darkness

Edward Marston

The latest in the Home Front Detective series by master of historical fiction, Edward Marston. June 1916. The largest British army ever to be sent into battle are preparing for their advance beyond the Somme. Among the troops is Paul Marmion, son of Detective Inspector Harvey Marmion of t...
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Ghost Walk

Alanna Knight

Rose McQuinn, daughter of one of Scotland's most successful detectives, Chief Inspector Jeremy Faro, followed her heart and married the man of her childhood dreams, Danny McQuinn. However, Danny's work in a Arizona with Pinkerton's Detective Agency exposed him to many dangerous enemies, an...
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A Girl Called Rosie

Anne Doughty

1924.At nearly sixteen, Rosie Hamilton of Liskeyborough, is growing into a lovely young woman. With only another week to go at Miss Wilson's school in Richhill, she is concerned and preoccupied with what her future might hold. Rosie has always had to contend with her mother's fierce and un...
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A Place of Confinement

Anna Dean

Dido Kent's sister-in-law Margaret is attempting to marry her off to the ghastly clergyman Doctor Prowdlee, with his abominable side-whiskers. Dido, however, is determined to refuse him. As punishment she is sent on a journey as companion to her rich, hypochondriac Aunt Manners – who...
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Last Reminder

Stuart Pawson

Detective Inspector Charlie Priest's day hasn't got off to a good start. Late for work for the first time in twenty years, thanks to a sloe gin hangover, he's faced with the rather grisly evidence of a crime in the local park before a call comes in to say that one of his new constables has...
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A Cotswold Mystery

Rebecca Tope

New edition - new format, new cover After three catastrophic house sitting commissions, filled with murder and intrigue, the Montgomery house in Blockley seems like a welcome break for fearless Thea and her trusty spaniel Hephzibah. The opportunity to explore the lost Cotswold villages, w...
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Bay Tree Cottage

Anna Jacobs

The houses in Saffron Lane are being filled with artists thanks to the efforts of Nell and Angus. Ginger doesn’t win a place there, but gets a job running the small café/art gallery, taking refuge there from her abusive bully of a son. When she meets Iain, sparks fly between t...
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Messenger of Truth

Jacqueline Winspear

London 1931. When controversial artist Nick Bassington-Hope is found dead, the police believe it is an open and shut case and his death from a fall is recorded as ‘accidental’. But his sister is not convinced, so she turns to Maisie Dobbs for help, drawn by the investigator&rsq...
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The Ghost of Christmas Paws

Mandy Morton

It is a week before Christmas and Hettie and Tilly set out on a very dangerous case for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency. Lady Eloise Crabstock-Singe has summoned them to Crabstock Manor in the village of Porthladle on the Cornish Coast to solve the mystery of Christmas Paws, a servant ca...
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The Nine Giants

Edward Marston

The fourth book in the Nicholas Bracewell series When fire destroys their London theatre, Lord Westfield’s players must seek out humbler venues in the countryside. But company manager Nicholas Bracewell is distracted by a shocking tragedy: a mysterious messenger from his native Devo...
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The Troutbeck Testimony

Rebecca Tope

A huge funeral for Windermere’s popular resident, Barbara Dodge, is taking place and florist Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown and her new assistant, Bonnie Lawson are busy compiling wreaths in preparation. There’s word of a series of sinister dognappings occurring in nearby ...
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A Hallowed Place

Caro Fraser

Behind the calm exterior of the elite barristers' chambers at 5 Caper Court rumour and uncertainty are rife. Cameron Renshaw, head of chambers, is dying; there's a move afoot to leave the chambers' comfortable, familiar premises in Middle Temple for Lincoln's Inn; and Leo Davies, the QC wi...
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The Moor

Laurie R King

In the eerie wasteland of Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes summons his devoted wife and partner, Mary Russell, from her studies at Oxford to aid the investigation of a death and some disturbing phenomena of a decidedly supernatural origin. Through the mists of the moor there have been sightin...
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The Essence of Malice

Ashley Weaver

When Milo Ames receives a troubling letter from his childhood nanny, Madame Nanette, he and Amory travel to Paris where they are soon embroiled in a mystery surrounding the death of a famous parfumier. The more Amory and Milo look into the motives of industry rivals and heirs who are vying...
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Deadly Friends

Stuart Pawson

When Dr Clive Jordan’s dazzling career is brought to an abrupt end by a bullet, his colleagues are devastated – especially the female ones. If the doctor hadn’t been as discreet as an undertaker’s cough, Detective Inspector Charlie Priest would suspect a jealous hus...
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His Excellency, Governor Wallace

Alexander Wilson

A full-blooded, stirring yarn which grips the interest and carries the reader through a host of adventures to a breathless and highly exciting climax. This is a yarn told in the true Wallace tradition and Major Wilson is to be congratulated on maintaining the same atmosphere of quick-fire ...
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The Admirals' Game

David Donachie

Since being illegally press-ganged into joining King George’s Navy, John Pearce has overcome numerous adversaries, which have secured him a position of command on board HMS Faron. Having successfully overcome the French at the Siege of Toulon, Pearce and his comrades, the Pelicans, n...
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Bright Shiny Things

Barbara Nadel

London’s East End is the gateway to a sinister global underworld A friend from the past asks for private investigator Lee Arnold’s help in tracing his son: Fayyad al’Barri was last thought to be in Syria having embraced radical Islam.  But a cryptic message has prom...
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Lord of Misrule

Rachel Caine

Book 5 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire series In the college town of Morganville, vampires and humans coexist in (relatively) bloodless harmony. Then along comes Bishop, the master vampire who threatens to abolish all order, revive the forces of the evil dead,...
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A Very Murdering Battle

Edward Marston

The book opens in 1709 and Europe is in the grip of the coldest winter for a century.  There’s a frost fair on the River Thames [cleverly that is one of the other Marston novels we publish!], and all the Dutch ports are frozen.  France suffers most - after the fierce frost ...
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Black Lies, Red Blood

Kjell Eriksson

Uppsala, Sweden. Inspector Ann Lindell has little time to enjoy her new relationship with journalist Anders Brant before he leaves on an assignment, and she is called upon to investigate the disappearance of a young woman, Klara Lovisa Bolinder. When Lindell’s colleagues discover th...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse Aloft

Michael Bond

The fifth in Bond's series about Aristide Pamplemousse, France's premier gourmet guide, begins with a mission right up his allée. Once more, however, a fairly simple task grows into an escapade for M. Pamplemousse and Pommes Frites, his smart little dog. They are driving to Port St....
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Blood in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Thea Osborne and her faithful spaniel, Hepzie, have taken on another house-sitting assignment, this time in the very quiet village of Temple Guiting. Detective Superintendent Phil Hollis is looking forward to visiting for a night or two and celebrating the couple's one year anniversary, bu...
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Plotted in Cornwall

Janie Bolitho

The fifth book in a series featuring painter/photographer Rose Trevelyan. Rose suspects a murder has been committed. In trying to help young, talented Joel, Rose uncovers family secrets. She is proved right; there is a murder, but not the one she had forseen nor one which the family could ...
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An Incomplete Revenge

Jacqueline Winspear

With the country in the grip of economic malaise, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to accept an apparently straightforward assignment to investigate a potential land purchase. Her inquiries take her to a picturesque village in Kent during the hop-picking season, but beneath its pastoral surface sh...
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The Michaelmas Murders

Mandy Morton

As the Town's annual flower and produce show approaches, it's all doom and bloom up on the allotments, with prize vegetables going missing and a dead body on Bonny Grub's onion patch. Baronial landowner Fluff Wither-Fork is beside herself and calls in the No. 2 Feline Detective Agency.&nbs...
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A Death to Record

Rebecca Tope

A West Country Mystery When the body of herdsman Sean O’Farrell was discovered in one of the farm buildings, Detective Sergeant Den Cooper is more than happy to cast one of the local farmers, Gordon Hillcock, in the role of chief suspect.  After all, it is a well-known fact tha...
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For Many a Long Day

Anne Doughty

County Armagh, 1932. For Sam Hamilton and Robert Scott, the world has changed greatly since the days when they played together outside their fathers' forge. Now in their fifties, with families of their own, they are grateful to have work at a time of mass-unemployment and little security f...
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The Parliament House

Edward Marston

London, 1670. Commissioned to design and build a new house for Francis Polegate, a merchant, Christopher Redmayne is pleased when the project is completed without a hitch. To celebrate the success of the venture, Polegate throws a party and invites Christopher as the guest of honour. But t...
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Dead of Winter

Elizabeth Corley

Superintendent Andrew Fenwick isn’t pleased to be assigned a high-profile celebrity case – the disappearance of teenager Issie Mattias, the privileged granddaughter of Hollywood royalty. But as his investigation takes shape, and unsettling hints of an abusive past surface, he g...
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Sword and Pen

Rachel Caine

  The fifth book in the Great Library series from the Number 1 international bestselling author of the Morganville Vampires series The corrupt leadership of the Great Library has fallen. But with the Archivist plotting his return to power, and the Library under siege from outside em...
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O Jerusalem

Laurie R King

1918. Forced to flee England, Sherlock Holmes and his young apprentice Mary Russell enter British-occupied Palestine under the auspices of Holmes’s enigmatic brother, Mycroft. Their arrival coincides with a rash of unsolved murders that has baffled the authorities, yet no one is too ...
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Destroying Angel

Alanna Knight

The autumn of 1897 began well, but within days Rose McQuinn loses two precious things - her fiancé, Jack Macmerry, and her elusive dog, Thane. Her stubborn refusal to give up her job as Lady Detective lost her the man whose love she had taken for granted. A police sergeant couldn't ...
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Firestorm

Rachel Caine

Rogue Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin is racing to New York to warn her former colleagues of the impending apocalypse. An ancient agreement between the Djinn and the Wardens has been broken, and the furious Djinn, slaves to the Wardens for millennia, have broken free of mortal control. &nbs...
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The Hanging Wood

Martin Edwards

‘I must talk to Hannah Scarlett, it’s a matter of life and death’ When Orla Payne was seven years old, her brother Callum mysteriously vanished. Shrouded in complicated family matters, namely their parents’ divorce and the suicide of their uncle, there were no clea...
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An Act of Villainy

Ashley Weaver

Walking through London’s West End after a night at the theatre, Amory Ames and her husband Milo run into old friends, the wealthy investor and former actor Gerard Holloway and his wife Georgina. When Holloway invites them to the dress rehearsal of a new play he is directing, Amory re...
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Dance of Death

Edward Marston

The fifth book in the Home Front Detective Series. London, Autumn 1916. When he slips out of a house in the early hours of the morning, Simon Wilder is too preoccupied to realise that he is being stalked. As he walks along the street, lights begin to dim as a warning that there’s ano...
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Crooked Herring

L C Tyler

It is always a mistake to confess to murder while wearing a paisley bow tie.‘You don’t believe me, do you?’ asked Henry.‘That you have just killed somebody?’ I asked.‘That I might have killed somebody,’ he said. He looked a little sheepish. The gen...
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Murder on the Brighton Express

Edward Marston

October 1854. As an autumnal evening draws to a close, crowds of passengers rush onto the soon to depart London to Brighton Express. A man watches from shadows nearby, grimly satisfied when the train pulls out of the station. Chaos, fatalities and unbelievable destruction are the scene so...
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The Mad Courtesan

Edward Marston

The fifth book in the Nicholas Bracewell series A vicious rivalry threatens to cause chaos for Lord Westfield’s Men when the onstage duels between Owen Elias and Sebastian Carrick become ever more realistic. However, it is an axe that splits open Sebastian's head one night in a Cler...
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The Hawkshead Hostage

Rebecca Tope

Summer has come to the Lake District town of Windermere, where Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown runs her own florist shop. But there’s no time for her to stop and smell the roses with the shop struggling for money, so a contract to provide floral displays for a hotel in Hawkshead ...
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A Perfect Obsession

Caro Fraser

At 5 Caper Court, the powerfully charismatic, sexually ambiguous Leo Davies QC inspires strong feelings in many, feelings that sometimes border on the obsessive. There's the sexy, scheming, manipulative Sarah; Anthony, fellow tenant and close friend; charming Gideon, a civil servant on the...
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Justice Hall

Laurie R King

Only hours after Holmes and Russell return from solving one riddle on the moor, another knocks on their front door…literally. It’s a mystery that begins during the Great War, when Gabriel Hughenfort died amidst scandalous rumors that have haunted the family ever since. But ...
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The Bowness Bequest

Rebecca Tope

Winter has arrived in the town of Windermere, and has bought with it the death of Frances Henderson, the best friend of Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown’s mother. Having known the Henderson family all of her life, Simmy must cope with the loss of an important figure from her child...
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A Calculating Heart

Caro Fraser

Having escaped from yet another scandal, libidinous lawyer Leo Davies has at last decided to settle down. He's going to sell his Belgravia pad and buy a family home for his son, Oliver, and he's set on marrying the lovely Camilla. But when Camilla gets stuck working on a case halfway acros...
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Quest For a Killer

Alanna Knight

It’s 1899 and strange things are happening in Edinburgh. The arrival of a circus seems to set in train a terrible  series of events: the death of a clerk during a bank robbery and the suicides of two girls within mere hours of one another. Could the deaths be related? As Rose M...
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Thin Air

Rachel Caine

It’s just another one of those days for Joanne Baldwin. She’s lost her memory, been told she can control the weather and discovers that she needs to save the world. With no idea of who or what she is, who her friends are or more importantly, who she can trust, Joanne must figh...
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Microbes of Power

Alexander Wilson

A full-blooded, stirring yarn which grips the interest and carries the reader through a host of adventures to a breathless and highly exciting climax. This is a yarn told in the true Wallace tradition and Major Wilson is to be congratulated on maintaining the same atmosphere of quick-fire ...
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Slaughter in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Thea throws herself into house-sitting for Babs and Cedric Angell in Lower Slaughter following her beloved father’s death  – anything to keep her busy and away from some of her rather difficult relatives. And while feeling lonely, keeping the house in o...
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Killed in Cornwall

Janie Bolitho

DI Jack Pearce is investigating a series of burglaries and brutal attacks on young women which has broken out in Cornwall. Once again his on-off girlfriend Rose Trevelyan finds herself at the heart of the investigation. With her intimate knowledge of the private lives of those connected...
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Death in Shetland Waters

Marsali Taylor

Cass Lynch has achieved the post of third officer aboard her beloved Norwegian sail-training ship, Sorlandet. They’re sailing from Norway to Ireland as part of the Tall Ship’s race. An unnerving early-morning encounter leads to suspicions that there’s a stowaway aboard &n...
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The Sting of Death

Rebecca Tope

A West Country Mystery It’s with mixed motives that Karen Slocombe’s cousin Penn pays her a visit one summer Sunday. Not only does Penn want to renew contact with a relative not seen since childhood, but she is also looking for help with the disappearance of Justine, another c...
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Displaced

Barbara Nadel

Irving Levy is a man with few roots and, now that he is terminally ill, is anxious to find anyone to whom he can leave his considerable property. When he learns that there may be more to the disappearance of his younger sister, who disappeared when she was a baby, he engages the services o...
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A Dangerous Engagement

Ashley Weaver

As they travel by ship to New York for her childhood friend Tabitha’s wedding, Amory Ames is excited by the prospect of being a bridesmaid. Her husband, Milo, however, is convinced their trip will be deadly dull, since Prohibition is in full swing. But when a member of the wedding pa...
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Carpe Corpus

Rachel Caine

INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE SHORT STORY - only available in the UK edition Book 6 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire series In the small college town of Morganville, vampires and humans lived in (relative) peace - until all the rules got rewritten when the evil vampir...
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Open Grave

Kjell Eriksson

Professor Bertram von Ohler has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine. This news causes problems in his otherwise quiet upper-class neighborhood in Uppsala, Sweden, as not everybody is happy with the choice of winner. Mysterious incidents start to occur. ‘Boyish pranks’ say...
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Among the Mad

Jacqueline Winspear

Christmas Eve, 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man committing suicide on a busy London street. The following day, the Prime Minister's office receives a letter threatening a massive loss of life if certain demands are not met - and the writer mentions Maisie by n...
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The Painted Lady

Edward Marston

Another heady Restoration mystery with the much loved character of Christopher Redmayne. Marston's period romps teem with authentic detail and have made him one of A&B's most popular writers. A beautiful woman. An unrequited love. An excuse for murder. Araminta Jewell is one of the b...
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Cat Among the Herrings

L C Tyler

Robin Pagham is dead – drowned in a sailing accident. The reaction of everyone in the village on hearing this tragic news is that Robin must have been drunk. After all, that was what he did best – that and drug-dealing and breaking his former girlfriend’s nose, with a bit...
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An Ill Wind

David Donachie

Toulon, 1793. With the Republican Army at the gates, the citizens of Toulon are panicking, trying to flee the retribution of the guillotine. Amongst this confusion John Pearce and the rest of the Allied forces must put the needs of war before their lives: the Arsenal and dockyard must be d...
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Shadow on the Land

Anne Doughty

It is 1942, and the Second World War has been going on for three wearying years. Work is hard in the Ulster mills in Northern Ireland where Alex Hamilton struggles to keep overworked machines going, just as his wife Emily tries to provide food and comfort not only for their own children, b...
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The Silver Locomotive Mystery

Edward Marston

1854.  As the Cardiff-bound train puffs out of Paddington Station, young Hugh Kellow wraps a protective arm around his large valise.  He has been entrusted with a  priceless silver coffee pot, designed in the shape of a locomotive, by his elderly employer and mentor silversm...
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The Frozen Shroud

Martin Edwards

Death has already come twice to Ravenbank, a remote Lake District community. Before the First World War a young woman’s corpse was found, a makeshift shroud frozen to her battered face. Then five years ago, another woman was murdered in the same grisly manner. When a third death is ...
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The Enemy Within

Edward Marston

Pentonville Prison. Wally Hibbert is serving a long sentence for arson. But after befriending and tricking one of the officers, Hibbert makes an audacious escape. Inspector Marmion, the detective who arrested Hibbert, is warned to watch his back, but it seems that Hibbert has another targe...
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Some by Fire

Stuart Pawson

Charlie Priest was a newly promoted sergeant on the Leeds force when he was called to the scene of a tragic fire, deliberately set. Now a DI in nearby Heckley, Charlie jumps on the chance to re-open the investigation when a message left by a suicide suggests a new lead. The cat is well and...
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The Silent Woman

Edward Marston

The sixth book in the Nicholas Bracewell series When fire destroys their London theatre, Lord Westfield’s players must seek out humbler venues in the countryside. But company manager Nicholas Bracewell is distracted by a shocking tragedy: a mysterious messenger from his native Devon...
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Chill Factor

Stuart Pawson

When salesman Tony Silkstone confesses to murder, the top brass of the Heckley police are keen to convict and close the lurid case. But Detective Inspector Charlie Priest is not convinced that things are as simple as they seem. A hitman turns up in town, a juvenile car thief wreaks havoc a...
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Railway to the Grave

Edward Marston

Tragedy strikes close to the Detective Department when an old friend of Superintendent Tallis walks to meet a speeding train head on. The suicide, prompted by the disappearance of the man’s wife, has shocked the local community and leaves plenty for Inspector Robert Colbeck, the Rail...
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Stone Coffin

Kjell Eriksson

Nominated for Best Swedish Crime Novel ‘Why are you killing us?’ she whispered. A bright June morning. A mother and daughter are run over and killed on the road to Uppsala. Was it an accident or deliberate attack? That same morning the deceased woman’s husband also disa...
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The Roaring Boy

Edward Marston

One play, two murders and a grievous miscarriage of justice After a calamitous performance and the death of one of their own, Lord Westfield’s Men are more than despondent. So when the mysterious Simon Chaloner follows Nicholas Bracewell home with an offer of a new play, anonymou...
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The Mapping of Love and Death

Jacqueline Winspear

It is 1932 and the remains of a young American are found in a former battlefield in France.  The autopsy proves the body is that of missing cartographer Michael Clifton, and when it’s clear he was murdered, his wealthy parents hire Maisie to find the woman who wrote a series of ...
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Evil for Evil

Aline Templeton

Lovatt Island is one of a group of beautiful, uninhabited islands, near the isolated village of Innellan in south-west Scotland. The skeleton found in one of its sea-caves, shackled to the rock, looks like the relic of some long ago conflict between rival smuggling gangs, but the modern wa...
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Gale Force

Rachel Caine

LOVE BLOWS. Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin is taking a holiday from her duties when her idyll is interrupted but her worst nightmare: a reporter from a legitimate newspaper. The last thing Joanne needs is someone exposing the supernatural world she inhabits. The sun chases the cloud...
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Caught Out in Cornwall

Janie Bolitho

When Rose Trevelyan sees a young girl being carried away by someone who appears to be her father, she thinks nothing of it. Until, that is, the appearance of a frantic mother who cannot find her child. Beth Jones is only four years old, and her mother is adamant that the man Rose saw tak...
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The Game

Laurie R King

A New York Times bestselling series Mary Russell is drawn into a new intrigue at the start of the New Year, 1924, when she and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, pay a visit to Holmes` gravely ill brother, Mycroft. Mycroft received a strange package that contained the papers of a missing Engli...
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Under Attack

Edward Marston

June, 1917. While German Gotha bombers raid London from above, a man's body is fished from the Thames below. The man had been garrotted and his tongue cut out before he was left to his watery grave, and as the killer has taken care to remove identifying items and even labels, Detective Ins...
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A Market for Murder

Rebecca Tope

A West Country Mystery Karen Slocombe isn’t sure why she visited the supermarket that day – as a committed member of the Food Chain Group and a regular stall holder at local farmers’ markets, SuperFare is a place she would normally avoid. Lu...
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Fear in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Following a string of disastrous house-sitting assignments, and with troubles in her recent personal life, Thea Osborne is understandably apprehensive about her latest commission: a wintery month in an isolated farmhouse with only an assortment of animals, including her...
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Blown Off Course

David Donachie

John Pearce is in London, his problems being how to pursue Ralph Barclay for perjury without his written evidence, compounded by the needs of his companions – the Pelicans, who require protections from the Press Gang.  A call on William Pitt is unsatisfactory – there is no...
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Herring in the Smoke

L C Tyler

Roger Norton Vane is dead. Twenty years ago he went for a walk in the Thai jungle with his partner, Tim MacDonald, and never returned. After years of wild speculation, fruitless searches and unconfirmed sightings, finally his death is to be made official and somebody will inherit his accum...
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Death on a Shetland Isle

Marsali Taylor

Readying her Norwegian sail-training ship, Sorlandet, for a fresh voyage through the Shetland Islands, Cass Lynch has the shock of her life when the new third officer is a ghost from her past – the man she thought she’d left to drown in the Atlantic eleven years before. Cass h...
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The Staveley Suspect

Rebecca Tope

Simmy Brown has a lot on her mind. Not just keeping her florist business afloat, her father’s failing health, the challenge of developing a long-term relationship with Christopher, but also the approach of Mother’s Day, a busy and painful day for her. But in taking an order fo...
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The Dungeon House

Martin Edwards

Twenty years ago, Malcolm Whiteley discovers his attractive wife Lysette is having an affair. The Whiteleys are wealthy, and live with their 16 year old daughter Amber in the magnificent Dungeon House, overlooking Cumbria’s remote western coast. But Malcolm is under financial and emo...
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Wallace at Bay

Alexander Wilson

Following a sanguinary affray on the outskirts of London Sir Leonard Wallace, the famous Chief of the Secret Service, found evidence of an anarchist organisation headed by a man called Ulyanov, who had sworn to exterminate all royalty. Carter, Wallace’s astute colleague, joined the a...
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Fade Out

Rachel Caine

Book 7 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire series Life has changed dramatically in Morganville. The resident vampires have made major concessions to the human population and with their newfound freedoms, Claire Danveers and her friends are starting to feel comfort...
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Deadly Legacy

Alanna Knight

Edinburgh, 1901.  Rose McQuinn has agreed to help her neighbour, Mrs Lawers, by delivering what she claims to be a family legacy to her only living relative.  Conveniently, the trip allows allow Rose to meet with Detective Inspector Jack Macmerry’s daughter to try and re-es...
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On a Clear Day

Anne Doughty

Little Clare Hamilton is just nine years old when her childhood is abruptly ended by the sudden death of both her parents in a typhoid epidemic. Although part of a large extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins in and around Armagh, Clare feels bereft, and with the cares of the world o...
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Breath Of Corruption

Caro Fraser

Charismatic and brilliant lawyer, Leo Davies, is now head of chambers at 5 Caper Court and he's beginning to feel the weight of his responsibilities. There's discontent among his fellow barristers, and Leo begins to question whether he wants to continue the nine to five grind when he could...
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A Lesson in Secrets

Jacqueline Winspear

In the summer of 1932, Maisie Dobbs's career takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment directed by Scotland Yard's Special Branch and the Secret Service. Posing as a junior lecturer, she is sent to a college in Cambridge to monitor any activities, "not in th...
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The Grasmere Grudge

Rebecca Tope

Returning from a much-needed holiday, Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown discovers that life in the Lake District is, as ever, far from relaxing. Before she can enjoy the idea of being the future Mrs Chris Henderson, her fiancé discovers the body of his friend, antique dealer Jonat...
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Laughing Boy

Stuart Pawson

When the beautiful Colinette Jones fails to return home for supper and a body turns up half a mile from her house, DI Charlie Priest knows he has got to make the house call that every mother dreads. Elsewhere, Laura Heeley is found dead in a country lane, a single stab wound the only sign ...
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Locked Rooms

Laurie R King

Hot on the heels of her national New York Times bestseller, The Game, comes a tantalizing new adventure from Laurie R King, and author hailed by the Washington Post as "a one-woman case for the defense of unauthorized literary sequels...intelligent, witty, [and] complex." In 192...
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The Laughing Hangman

Edward Marston

A laughing hangman turns the stage into the gallows... When Nicholas Bracewell finds himself once again in the parlour of his lost love, Anne Hendrik, he was not expecting her entreaties to embroil him in the murder of a beloved choir master. Between tales of cruelty, forgotten maps of...
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Blood on the Line

Edward Marston

The year is 1855, and on the LNWR train to London, a criminal is being escorted to his appointment with the hangman. But the wily Jeremy Oxley, con-man, thief and murderer, has one last ace up his sleeve: a beautiful and ruthless accomplice willing to do anything to save her lover, includi...
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The Unseen Hand

Edward Marston

1917. The Lotus Hotel offers sanctuary for its exclusively female clientele, attracting the cream of London’s society. But a dead body found in one of its rooms is hardly good for business, and when it is discovered that the woman was neither a guest nor a member of staff, the Lotu...
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Cape Storm

Rachel Caine

The 8th in the Weather Warden series by New York Times bestselling author Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin was supposed to be enjoying a romantic honeymoon with her new husband, the Djinn David – not running from a malevolent hurricane bent on destroying her. Joined by an army of fello...
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Death at St James`s Palace

Deryn Lake

Famous magistrate John Fielding, known as the Blind Beak to the mob, is to be honoured with a knighthood. The founder of the Runners, London`s metropolitan police force, is only one of several important figures who gather at St James`s Palace for the investiture. As the audience eagerly cr...
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The Maltese Herring

L C Tyler

Dr Hilary Joyner is neither well liked nor well respected among his academic peers. However, he believes his next project will bring him the recognition he deserves. He’s working to uncover the truth behind the ‘buried treasure story’, a local Sussex legend involving two ...
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Enemies at Every Turn

David Donachie

Lieutenant John Pearce has managed to hold on to his freedom – but only just. Having been caught on smuggling charges, he escaped incarceration when two of his Pelicans ‘volunteered’ for service in his Majesty’s Navy; now, Pearce is determined to get them back. A...
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Kiss of Death

Rachel Caine

Book 8 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire series Claire is a typical student with not quite so typical concerns or friends, after all she is studying in Morganville; a town run by vampires. Trouble comes to call, in the shape of Morley - “the rough vampir...
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War of the Dragon Lady, The

John Wilcox

The year is 1900 and China is once again plunged into barbaric chaos. The Boxers, a cult of young peasants who blame the foreign barbarians living in their country – particularly the missionaries – for the nation’s ills, are rampaging through the country, killing any fore...
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A Grave in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

As undertaker Drew Slocombe drove to Greta Simmonds’ burial in Broad Campden, deep in the heart of the Cotswolds, thoughts of his troubles at home and at work played on his mind. The last thing he was worried about was becoming a murder suspect. Thea Osbourne becomes Drew’s un...
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Wallace Intervenes

Alexander Wilson

Foster, a British agent sent to Germany to obtain vital information, fell passionately in love with Baroness von Reudath, the beautiful confidante of the infamous Marshal von Strom. The Marshal, almost insane with jealousy and fearing betrayal of his plans, seized Foster and had him remove...
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The Balmoral Incident

Alanna Knight

Rose McQuinn is invited to stay with her friend Olive who has a small cottage on the Balmoral Estate. As Rose travels on the train with her trusty dog Vane and her niece Mabel, she wonders what exciting adventures await them at the Royal household.  Little does she realise that within...
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Beyond the Green Hills

Anne Doughty

The summer of 1957 is the happiest of times for Clare Hamilton, despite a recent loss. She will shortly embark on her final year at Queens University, Belfast, and she is engaged to marry Andrew Richardson, the young man she has known and loved throughout her teenage years. Together they p...
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Bad Blood

Aline Templeton

Marnie Bruce has hyperthymesia; she can remember everything she has ever seen. Everything except from one fateful night when she was eleven; she woke up in an isolated cottage with a head injury and her mother gone. Twenty years later Marnie heads back to Scotland seeking answers to wha...
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Errors of Judgment

Caro Fraser

Behind the elegant doors of Caper Court, the elite barrister’s chamber, are the hard choices, the ethical dilemmas, the overlap between the personal and the professional, the sacrifices, the deceitful politics, the affairs and the corruption. Life at the Bar is gritty behind the glos...
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The Fair Maid of Bohemia

Edward Marston

Murder turns the journey of a lifetime into a deadly nightmare The plague has struck London once again but so has opportunity for theatre company Lord Westfield’s Men. Invited to perform at the wedding celebrations of Sophia Magdalena, the fair maid of Bohemia, the company’s...
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Limestone Cowboy

Stuart Pawson

The sun is shining in Heckley, and the biggest case on DI Charlie Priest's books is a petty thief pinching underwear from the washing-lines of unsuspecting housewives. And the detective has another reason to be cheerful, his love life is on the up, in the form of local schoolteacher, Rosie...
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The Stationmaster's Farewell

Edward Marston

1857.  As the community of Exeter celebrate Guy Fawkes Day, one notable person is missing from the festivities.  It is Joel Heygate, the affable, highly-respected stationmaster at Exeter St David’s railway station.   Only when the bonfire finally dies down, the ch...
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The Third Sin

Aline Templeton

Pleasure is the highest good: the group who called themselves the Cyrenaics embraced the hedonistic principle until the death of one of their members from an overdose. Sobered, the group went their separate ways. One headed for Canada, another disappeared and a third was believed to have c...
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Murder Lies Waiting

Alanna Knight

 For Rose McQuinn the invitation to holiday at a luxury hotel on the isle of Bute is an unexpected delight until she discovers the real reason is to investigate a twenty year old non-proven murder case. With close links to a strange local family of ancient origin whose modern castle h...
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Fire Across the Veldt

John Wilcox

South Africa, 1900. When the bloody conflict between the British forces and the Boer farmers seemed at last to have ended in victory, fast-riding Boer commandos emerged with a new type of warfare – hit-and-run guerrilla tactics, fought across the veldt and leaving the British ‘...
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Ghost Town

Rachel Caine

INCLUDES A SHORT MORGANVILLE STORY - exclusive to the UK edition The No1 UK Children's Bestseller! Book 9 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire Series Disrespecting vampires is never a good idea and killing one of them is unthinkable. So when Claire kills one, w...
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Total Eclipse

Rachel Caine

Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin has defeated her long-time enemy and saved the world – again. But at what cost? Standing at ground zero for the last attack, Joanne, the Djinn David, and the Earth herself have been poisoned by a substance that is destroying the magic that keeps the worl...
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A Sea of Troubles

David Donachie

1794. In the wake of the Glorious First of June, an equivocal success for the British naval fleet against the French Revolutionary forces, Lieutenant John Pearce has pressing matters to attend to. He must undertake an urgent commission from Lord Hood, track down midshipman Toby Burns, and ...
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Chronicles of the Secret Service

Alexander Wilson

These further enthralling exploits of Sir Leonard Wallace, the famous Chief of Secret Service and his no less famous lieutenants, Shannon and Cousins – cool, resolute, daring men, ready in an instant for the most perilous enterprise or desperate affray – are in the tradition of...
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Elegy for Eddie

Jacqueline Winspear

April, 1933. To the costermongers of London, Eddie Pettit is simply a gentle soul with a near-magical gift for working with horses. When he is killed in a violent accident, the costers are skeptical about the cause of his death, and recruit Maisie Dobbs to investigate. Maisie, who has k...
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The Language of Bees

Laurie R King

A New York Times bestselling series “Capitaine Adler, it is not often that a man is given the opportunity to say this, but may I present your father? M. Holmes, your son, Captain Damian Adler”. For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast a...
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Deception in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

In the wake of a series of unfortunate experiences house-sitting in the Cotswolds, Thea Osborne, accompanied by her spaniel Hepzibah, is perhaps over-optimistic about the English summertime and the possibilities of her latest assignment – house-sitting for transatlantic reptile breed...
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Bayonets Along the Border

John Wilcox

North West India, July 1897.  Simon and Alice Fonthill are travelling with their old friend Jenkins to Marden, India for an anniversary party with the Guides Corps.  But when they are ambushed on their journey, they realise that the land may not be as peaceful as they first belie...
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The God of the Hive

Laurie R King

It began as a problem in one of Holmes’ beloved beehives, led to a murderous cult, and ended – or so they’d hoped – with a daring escape from a sacrificial altar. Instead, Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath and the limitless resour...
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Wanton Angel, The

Edward Marston

In the tenth installment of this dramatic Elizabethan series, Westfield’s Men are flying high after a celebrated performance of The Insatiate Duke at the Queen’s Head. However, victory is bittersweet as the company is soon faced with dissolution and the loss of their theatre; w...
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Leaving Everything Most Loved

Jacqueline Winspear

London, 1933.  Some two months after an Indian woman, Usha Pramal, is found murdered in the brackish water of a south-London canal, her brother, newly arrived in England, turns to Maisie Dobbs to find the truth about her death. Not only has Scotland Yard made no arrests, but evidence ...
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Over the Edge

Stuart Pawson

Joe Crozier, a businessman with a decidedly shady past, is enjoying being wined and dined, but refusing his host's request, costs Joe more than he could ever have imagined...Bound and gagged, he takes a silent and deadly dip in the nearby river. Meanwhile. Charlie Priest is called to anoth...
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A Divided Command

David Donachie

1794. The Mediterranean is proving dangerous waters for John Pearce and his Pelicans. Having left his lover Emily, who is also the wife of his mortal enemy Ralph Barclay, in the Tuscan port of Leghorn, Pearce is detained in Naples. When he unknowingly delivers a letter promoting the shady ...
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Peril on the Royal Train

Edward Marston

Spring, 1858. The route of the Caledonian Railway through the Scottish countryside is disrupted by a fatal crash. The Railway Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his trusty Sergeant Victor Leeming are called from London to investigate, and must contend with old enemy Superintendent Rory...
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Bite Club

Rachel Caine

Book 10 in the New York Times and UK Bestselling Morganville Vampire Series Morganville, Texas is a quiet college town where humans and vampires live in relative peace. But lately a great deal of blood  is being spilled. Not in a feeding frenzy, but for someone’s twisted idea o...
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Malice in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Thea Osborne, accompanied by her beloved spaniel Hepzie, has had her fair share of unfortunate occurrences while house-sitting, and her new assignment for the mysterious Yvonne Parker is no exception. The isolated and somewhat unsettling village of Snowshill, has Thea on edge as soon as sh...
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A Dangerous Place

Jacqueline Winspear

Spring, 1937. Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs is making her way home, only to find herself in a dangerous place. She was seeking peace in the hills of Darjeeling, but her sojourn is cut short when her stepmother summons her...
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A Ticket to Oblivion

Edward Marston

Young Imogen Burnhope and her maid Rhoda board a non-stop train to Oxford to visit her Aunt Cassandra, who waits on the platform at Oxford station where the train terminates, to greet them. Only they never arrive. All the passengers alight but the two women are nowhere to be seen. The trai...
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Treachery in Tibet

John Wilcox

1903. The British Empire has reached its probable apogee: so much of the world map is coloured red and the sun never set on its boundaries. But Lord Curzon, the ambitious Viceroy of India, has different views. Tibet, the mountainous region on the Raj’s borders, irritates him: the Dal...
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Pirate King

Laurie R King

The latest adventure for the intrepid Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes takes readers into the frenetic world of silent films, where the pirates are real and the shooting isn’t all done with cameras. In England’s young silent-film industry, the megalomaniacal Ran...
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The Devil's Apprentice

Edward Marston

Winter, Witchcraft and Devilish Deceit. Faced with the austerities of a bitterly cold English winter, the theatre is deserted and Westfield’s Men find themselves out of work. Fortuitously, the company is invited to perform at a country home in Essex; welcome news to the disgruntled p...
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Death and the Cornish Fiddler

Deryn Lake

The spring of 1765 brings a welcome sense of recovery to the recently widowed Apothecary John Rawlings, but his tentative peace of mind does not last for long: a young child disappears in strange circumstances at the Hellstone Floral Dance and a seemingly omnipresent blind musician is neve...
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Shooting Elvis

Stuart Pawson

DCI Charlie Priest and his crew at Heckley Police Headquarters are presented with a bizarre murder that leads to the discovery of low-tech industrial espionage. But is selling your employer's confidential records enough to warrant this particularly sadistic murder? Appearances deceive, and...
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The Devil to Pay

David Donachie

Faced with a ship in need of repair, enemy attacks and the threat of wily Admiral Hotham, John Pearce is sailing into danger. Meanwhile Ralph Barclay is on his way to the Mediterranean. Thinking his wife still with Pearce and that he can repair his marriage by rescuing her, he sails in pu...
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Shadows in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

When Thea Osborne agrees to house-sit for Oliver Meadows, she expects a few days of peace and quiet. Unsure of how to deal with her feelings for Drew Slocombe, Thea hopes that some time alone in the historic town of Winchcombe will help clear her head. But with the disturbing discovery of ...
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Last Breath

Rachel Caine

INCLUDES A SHORT MORGANVILLE STORY The adventure continues… There is a question Claire has long been asking: why do vampires live so far out in a sunny desert when they’re sensitive to sunlight? The reason doesn’t have to do with sunlight but water – and an ancie...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse Afloat

Michael Bond

The garlic-laden winds of change are blowing through the vineyards of Burgundy. Under threat from the increasing use of pesticides is the helix pomotia: the humble snail, the main ingredient for escargot Bourgignon. Meanwhile, on the Canal de Bourgogne, Monsieur Pamplemousse is lecturing ...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse on Probation

Michael Bond

Monsieur Pamplemousse finds himself in deep water when an unfortunate collision with a Mother Superior is caught on camera by the French tabloids. To avoid media attention, he is sent to report on chef André Dulac, currently in line for Le Guide’s top award of the Golden Stock...
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Timetable of Death

Edward Marston

1859. St Mary's Church, Spondon. A little girl playing hide-and-seek jumps into a freshly-dug grave to find a dead man already occupying it. It is the body of Cedric Norton, a senior director of the Midland Railway. Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Leeming travel to Derbyshire to investigate...
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The Bawdy Basket

Edward Marston

Theatre troupe Westfield’s Men take on a new actor, Francis Quilter, after reaching new heights of success. But with the new member, brings new trouble. Quilter’s father, Gerard, is on trial for the murder of an enemy, but he denies the charge and Nicholas Bracewell sets about ...
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Black Dawn

Rachel Caine

The twelfth instalment  in the #1 Bestselling Morganville Vampires series When a tide of ferocious draug, the vampire’s deadliest enemy, floods Morganville, its eclectic mix of residents must fight to save their town from devastation Chaos has taken over the quiet college to...
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Trouble in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Thea Osborne hopes to spend a quiet Christmas house-sitting for the Shepherds in the picturesque Cotswold village of Stanton. But her arrival coincides with the funeral of local businessman Douglas Callendar, found electrocuted in his bath, and amateur sleuth Thea finds her curiosity pique...
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Dust Clouds of War

John Wilcox

1914. Simon Fonthill, a fit 59-year-old, is visiting his farm in Northern Rhodesia when the Great War breaks out. With him, as always, is his wife Alice, but also his old comrade and former batman, 352 Jenkins, holidaying with them after the marriage of his two step-daughters in South Afri...
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The Perils of Command

David Donachie

John Pearce, having negotiated the highly questionable sale of the two French prizes taken in The Devil to Pay, has left HMS Flirt, as well as the crew and the wounded Henry Digby in Brindisi and is headed for Naples to see his lover. In an uncomfortable journey he seeks to work out a way ...
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Garment of Shadows

Laurie R King

Includes the novella Beekeeping for Beginners Laurie R. King’s New York Times bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, comprise one of today’s most acclaimed mystery series. Now, in their newest and most thrilling adventure, the...
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Grief Encounters

Stuart Pawson

Mud sticks, but dead men don't bleed. Magdalena is a woman from DI Charlie Priest's past, who comes very much to the forefront of his present when her lifeless, broken and battered body is found. The one identifying feature is the tattoo on her buttock; Property of the Pope. But who is ...
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Death in Hellfire

Deryn Lake

When John Rawlings is asked to investigate a secret club and some shady goings-on, he is intrigued. The disreputable Sir Francis Dashwood is believed to be involved, as well as some illustrious members of the British aristocracy. In disguise and accompanied by the ungainly Sam Swann, John ...
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Journey to Munich

Jacqueline Winspear

It’s early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. On a fine yet chilly morning, as she walks towards Fitzroy Square — a place of many memories — she is intercepted by Brian Huntley and Robert MacFarlane of the Secret Service. The German government has agreed to releas...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse On Vacation

Michael Bond

Monsieur Pamplemousse is looking forward to a well-earned break in the South of France courtesy of his employer – all he has to do is collect a piece of artwork for Le Guide’s Director. But when his contact fails to show and a dismembered body is washed up outside the hotel, ...
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Signal for Vengeance

Edward Marston

1860, Wimborne, Dorset. Rebecca Tullidge, miserably married to her callous husband, is having an affair with a railway officer, who she finds dead on the railway tracks. Determined to win votes for the upcoming election of mayor, Mr Feltham calls for Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Lemming ...
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Bitter Blood

Rachel Caine

For years, the human and vampire residents of Morganville, Texas, have managed to co-exist in peace. But now that the threat to the vampires has been defeated, the human residents are learning that the gravest danger they face is the enemy within… Thanks to the eradication of the...
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Revenge in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Thea Osborne, Cotswold house-sitter with an infamous reputation for getting mixed up in crime, is determined to avoid trouble this time. Her latest commission in the village of Daglingworth seems straightforward, with most of her time spent looking after an old corgi and a hibernating to...
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A Treacherous Coast

David Donachie

1796. Pearce and his wife Emily are in living in Bath, when Minister of War Henry Dundas turns up and suggests a second mission to the Vendee, this time as a liaison between the French emigres intending to land in Brittany and the British naval and military commanders who will accompany th...
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A Very Private Murder

Stuart Pawson

Selected as one of the Top 7 British crime novels for 2010 by Deadly Pleasures DI Charlie Priest is on holiday, or meant to be at least, when he gets a call from his colleagues at Heckley about the opening of a local shopping and conference centre. Amid the paparazzi flash bulbs, minor ro...
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Dreaming Spies

Laurie R King

Shortlisted for the Kobo eDunnit Award Returning to their tranquil Sussex home, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes discover a beautiful rock mysteriously planted in the flower bed – a rock they last saw in the Emperor’s garden in Tokyo. Perhaps the dangerous investigation they c...
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The Vagabond Clown

Edward Marston

When unexpected disaster strikes Lord Westfield's Men during a packed performance, Nicholas Bracewell must save the day. Will a vagabond clown prophesy the end of the troupe, and perhaps the demise of Nick himself?  
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In This Grave Hour

Jacqueline Winspear

Britain is at war. Returned from a dangerous mission onto enemy soil and having encountered an old enemy and the Führer himself along the way, Maisie Dobbs is fully aware of the gravity of the current situation and how her world is on the cusp of great change. One of those changes can...
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Fall of Night

Rachel Caine

Book 14 in the internationally bestselling Morganville Vampires series With things still raw and unsettled between Claire and her boyfriend Shane, Claire has been granted the opportunity to move out of Morganville, and she’s taking it. Escorted to the town borders by Myrnin; she is ...
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Death in Practice

Hazel Holt

Taviscombe’s veterinary practice is facing closure unless they can find a new partner to invest money in the business. Enter Malcolm Hardy; tall, good looking and rich enough to save the surgery. Within a few weeks of starting his new job he seems to have upset most of the town: firi...
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The Murder of Mary Russell

Laurie R King

Mary Russell is well used to dark secrets – her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. But what of the other person Mary Russell has opened h...
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Guilt in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Thea Osborne’s latest house-sitting assignment is a little different to the rest. Along with her spaniel, Hepzie, Thea finds herself in the village of Chedworth. She is tasked with creating an inventory of Rita Wilshire’s possessions, requested by her son, Richard Wilshire, aft...
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On a Particular Service

David Donachie

John Pearce is going home. But he has to avoid capture by an Algerine warship, having his Pelicans pressed into a British frigate and that’s before they are at risk of being hanged for desertion once home. Then there is the problem of Emily Barclay and their son Adam. By cunning and ...
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To Die But Once

Jacqueline Winspear

 Spring 1940. With Britons facing what has become known as the Bore War – nothing much seems to have happened yet – Maisie Dobbs is asked to investigate the disappearance of a local lad, a young apprentice craftsman working on a “hush-hush” government contract....
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The Circus Train Conspiracy

Edward Marston

Following a string of successful performances along the west coast, the Moscardi Circus is travelling by train to Newcastle for their next show. Amongst the usual railway hubbub the animals have been loaded, the clowns, now incognito, are aboard and Mauro Moscardi himself is comfortable in...
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The Counterfeit Crank

Edward Marston

Nicholas Bracewell befriends a young beggar who is trying to eke out a living as a counterfeit crank, pretending to have spectacular epileptic fits in order to get money from gullible bystanders. When the beggar is murdered inside Bridewell, Nicholas has to pose as a beggar himself in orde...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse Hits the Headlines

Michael Bond

During his time as an inspector with the Paris Surete, Monsieur Pamplemousse had been 'in at the death' on more than one occasion, but even he had to admit that the phrase took on an entirely new meaning when he was present at the spectacular ending to Cuisine de Chavignol, France's premie...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Militant Midwives

Michael Bond

It isn’t every day that a coffin explodes during a funeral ceremony. Barely escaping with his life, thanks to a warning howl from his faithful bloodhound Pommes Frites, Monsieur Pamplemousse can only wonder who was behind the explosion . . . and if they were also responsible for the ...
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The Silent Killer

Hazel Holt

When widower Shidney Middleton is found dead in his cottage from carbon monoxide poisoning, Sheila Malory is deeply disturbed. The old man had seemed in good health and the ageing wood-burning stove, cited as causing the fatality, had just been serviced. Sheila’s suspicions that this...
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Island of the Mad

Laurie R King

June, 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are enjoying a well-needed relaxing summer evening in their home on the Sussex Downs. However, Russell soon receives a desperate telephone call from an old friend. Veronica's aunt, Lady Vivian Beaconsfield, has disappeared following a supervised...
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The American Agent

Jacqueline Winspear

When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarlane pays a visit to Maisie Dobbs, s...
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Inspector Colbeck's Casebook: Thirteen Tales from the Railway Detective

Edward Marston

‘Thefts of this kind are highly unusual. I’m sure the clerk never believed he was in any danger.’ ‘Well, he was. You’re after a cunning devil, Inspector – smoke him out.’ An eagerly awaited collection of brand new, specially commissioned short...
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A Close Run Thing

David Donachie

John Pearce is hiding in Gravelines with his mysterious companion, known to him as Oliphant. Although they find a crew willing to take them back to England, they learn on the journey that Pearce’s old enemies, the Tolland brothers, are still active on the route, and may have been res...
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Murder in Paradise

Alanna Knight

The year is 1860 and Inspector Faro has been transported back to one of the darkest moments of his career – the chase of the notorious Macheath across the Scottish border to the Kent countryside. Whilst there, Faro meets an old school friend, Erland Flett, who is working alongside th...
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Daylighters

Rachel Caine

The final book in the bestselling Morganville Vampires series While Morganville, Texas, is often a troubled town, Claire Danvers and her friends are looking forward to coming home. But the Morganville they return to isn’t the one they know; it’s become a different place—...
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Peril in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Thea Slocombe, née Osborne, is trying to settle into normal, domestic life with Drew and his two children in Broad Campden. But in the course of an attempt to make friends locally, she finds the body of a close neighbour and suddenly feels much less settled and secure. No longer a h...
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The Malevolent Comedy

Edward Marston

Lord Westfield's Men, the most successful troupe in London and a prime target for jealousy and resentment, are plagued by a series of practical jokes. But when one of their actors is murdered, the humor turns distinctly sour. Appalling events continue: Lawrence Firethorn, actor-manager, is...
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A Christmas Railway Mystery

Edward Marston

December 1860. The morning shift at Swindon Locomotive Works is about to begin and an army of men is pouring out of the nearby terraced houses built by the GWR. Frank Rodman should have been among them, but he is destined for the grave sooner than he might have expected, or he will be, onc...
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The Princess of Denmark

Edward Marston

A fire at the Queen's Head deprives Westfield's Men of their home so they seize the opportunity to travel to Denmark with their patron, Lord Westfield, who is to marry a beautiful young Danish widow. When they reach Elsinore castle, they are given a warm welcome but the murder of Rolfe Har...
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The Railway Detective Ebook Collection

Edward Marston

Three thrilling cases for The Railway Detective A collection of the first three books in the bestselling crime series by Edward Marston including The Railway Detective, The Excursion Train, The Railway Viaduct With the Great Exhibition in the offing, interest is mounting in the icon of m...
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The Seal King Murders

Alanna Knight

The year is 1861 and Inspector Faro is heading back to Orkney to enjoy some home comforts.  However, his rest is disrupted when he is given a special assignment from an old friend, Detective Superintendent Macfie. Macfie’s cousin-in-law, Dave Claydon, a champion swimmer, has dro...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse and the French Solution

Michael Bond

When Monsieur Pamplemousse got an urgent summons from the Director of Le Guide, he knew that there was trouble at the top. His faithful canine companion, Pommes Frites, noticed it too. But neither of them expected that the trouble would involve a nun who was in the habit of joining the Mi...
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Crisis in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

 Thea and Drew have been married for a year and are settled in the village of Broad Campden, but Thea is chafing at the domestic routines she is expected to devote herself to, missing the novelty and adventure that house-sitting used to bring. When a routine burial exposes the secrets...
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Points of Danger

Edward Marston

1861, East Anglia. Alone in a first-class carriage, the Swarbricks are robbed at gunpoint, but when the universally-admired Swarbrick fights back, the train robber takes more than money and jewellery, killing the man working to unify East Anglia’s tangle of railway networks. Inspect...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Carbon Footprint

Michael Bond

From the creator of Paddington Bear Le Guide, France’s premier gastronomic guide is failing to whet the appetite of its audience in America.  Bribed by the Director with offers of some time off, Monsieur Pamplemousse agrees to flex his literary muscles in a bid to address the p...
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Secrets in the Cotswolds

Rebecca Tope

Thea Slocombe is tired of having to entertain Drew’s children through the long summer holiday while he works, so keenly accepts a commission to watch over a house in Barnsley. However, her return to house-sitting is far from relaxing as on her first night she finds a fugitive woman h...
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A Death in the Family

Hazel Holt

Bernard Prior was never popular with the rest of his family. And when his second cousin, Sheila Malory, is warned that he is visiting members of the Prior family in order to research their genealogy, Sheila considers it nothing more than a bore. However, what seems like an innocent pastime...
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Murders Most Foul

Alanna Knight

Set in Victorian Edinburgh, a new case for the much-love character, Inspector Faro. When the body of a prostitute is found in an Edinburgh close, Detective Constable Faro assumes the killing is a random act of violence – until he finds a playing card, the nine of diamonds, planted...
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Monsieur Pamplemousse & the Tangled Web

Michael Bond

When Monsieur Pamplemousse is summoned into the head office of Le Guide by the director, Henri Leclercq, he is unaware of the chaos that is about to erupt. Accompanied by his faithful bloodhound, Pommes Frites, Pamplemousse attempts to solve Leclercq’s plaintive conundrums – al...
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Akin to Murder

Alanna Knight

The year is 1864 and Detective Inspector Faro’s idyllic life has been shattered by the escape of convicted murderer John McLaw. With countless dead end sightings of the killer and further criminal activity Faro realises that this case is far more complicated than he had first assumed...
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Time to Die, A

Hazel Holt

Life in Taviscombe, Devon ambles along at its own pace. Sheila Malory is being kept busy by her relations, particularly her god-daughter and granddaughter who have gone horse-mad at the local stables. Run by glamorous couple Jo and Charlie Hamilton, she a former leading lady and he a once...
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The Dower House Mystery

Alanna Knight

York, 1907. Newly retired Inspector Faro is delighted at the prospect of staying in the Dower House, situated on a Roman villa once home to Emperor Severus. But he arrives to find his wife Imogen distraught and desperately searching for her missing Irish cousin, who seems to have vanished ...
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Any Man's Death

Hazel Holt

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...
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A Necessary End

Hazel Holt

When Sheila Malory reluctantly agrees to help out in one of Taviscombe’s charity shops for a few weeks, her friend Rosemary warns her that about the ‘control freak’ manager Desmond Barlow, and wonders why she couldn’t have said ‘no’.  Sheila does se...
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Death is a Word

Hazel Holt

Eva Jackson is Rosemary’s  cousin ( ‘umpteen times removed’ ) and she has moved back to her childhood home in Taviscombe after the untimely death of her beloved husband Alan.   As is the way of the village, Eva has been pounced upon by the local charities, and i...
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