A moving romance set in the 1920s
Julia Howard is a perfect daughter to her father, a now-bankrupt toy manufacturer who created a paper doll in her image. Julia longs for freedom, but marries wealthy businessman Latham Miller to please her father. Latham soon proves possessive and controlling, and when Julia is reacquainted with troubled war hero Martin Lee-Trafford, the attraction between them grows to love. But when Julia gives birth to a child, she faces a heart-wrenching decision, for if she runs away with Martin, she'll be forced to leave her beloved son with Latham . . .
A Cornish saga from a much-loved author
Cornwall, 1920s. Beth Tresaile has been happily reconciled with her estranged mother for over a year and is looking forward to her best friend Kitty Copeland spending Christmas with them. But Kitty's request that her brother Stuart join them throws Beth in turmoil for Stuart and Beth were once lovers, and she lives in fear of her friend discovering her secret shame. But Stuart's arrival sets in motion events that even Beth could not have expected . . .
A Sofie Metropolis Paranormal Mystery
Sofie Metropolis is back and in the deep end of the coffee pot when she's retained by the neighbourhood vampire to prove he isn't responsible for a recent string of grisly murders, and her mother also talks her into looking for a missing woman neither of them knows, but Thalia has adopted in absentia nonetheless. And if her plate isn't full enough, things heat up on the romantic front when'bounty hunter' Jake Porter and yummy Greek baker Dino both decide to vie for her undivided attention. What's a good Greek girl with a gun to do? . . .
Second in the gripping new 19th century 'Cathedral' murder mystery series from the acclaimed author of the 'Nick Revill' mysteries
For the newly-weds Tom and Helen Ansell life is no honeymoon, as they are drawn into a murky underworld of Victorian spiritualism and stage magic when they're sent on a mission to the stunning cathedral city of Durham. Not only must they investigate Helen's Aunt Julia, who has mysteriously fallen for a medium, but also solve the riddle of the sinister Lucknow dagger. Until suddenly things go from bad to worse when a body turns up and Helen herself is accused of murder . . .
Set in the medieval town of Shrewsbury, this is the third in the compelling 'Martha Gunn' series
When a woman arrives in A & E clutching a child in a pink blanket, Martha Gunn is not quite ready to make the discovery that the evening has in store for her. The baby is dead, and not only that, it has been mummified. Post mortem reveals the child to be a new born, deceased for over five years and, despite the mysterious woman's protestations that it is called 'poppy', most certainly a boy. As always coroner Martha Gunn reserves judgement until she is able to get to the bottom of the case . . .
The eighth book in the popular John Eisenmenger forensic mystery series
The newly promoted Chief Inspector Beverley Wharton once more turns to forensic pathologist John Eisenmenger to help with the discovery of a severed male head in a local farmyard. When a headless (but female) body then turns up in a dustbin, they must acknowledge that this is the work of a serial killer. However, this killer seems to have scientific knowledge and a desire to experiment with his victims in his search for the human soul . . .
A compelling tale of childhood trauma and sinister discoveries
Alice and her brother Orlando lived a quiet life growing up in post WWII Britain; that is until the arrival of the precocious, manipulative and sexually aware Nicola. But on Alice's 12th birthday, Nicola disappears, only to be found days later, battered, bruised and dead. Twenty years go by until Alice becomes determined to dig up the past and solve the mystery of Nicola's death. But will the truth be too much to handle when she starts to suspect her own quiet and bookish brother Orlando? . . .
A charming wartime saga from a much-loved author
It is the summer of 1939, and Dennis and Kathie Hawthorne, who run Westways, a village market garden, are utterly content. But when war arrives, Dennis, a member of the TA, is called up immediately, leaving Kathie to engage helpers and run the garden. As Kathie's narrow existence widens, her confidence grows, but she is stirred by previously unknown emotions as her world falls apart around her: emotions that bring her to despair, and finally to a new certainty and deeper understanding . . .
A touching and atmospheric love story
When Anna Harvik travels to Norway in 1946 in order to visit the family of her late husband, the country is only just recovering from five cruel years of Nazi occupation. So it is with surprise that she finds in this cold and bitter country the capacity for new love and perhaps even a new home . . .
The new novel from the best-selling storyteller
Randy Quinn took over his father's position as manager of an exclusive cemetery, despite the negative opinions of his friends and contemporaries about the job. Still unmarried, and living in his parents' house after their passing, he is worried about grave-robbers when the relatives of a wealthy man insist on burying him with expensive jewellery. But when, as he feared, the grave is disturbed, he uncovers the coffin and makes a shocking discovery . . .