A destructive secret is guarded by a network of lies . . . until they begin to unravel.
1933. Esmé Carr travels to Australia with her best friend in search of adventure. Left behind is Esmé's adolescent niece. Meggie Elliot has an imaginative and independent frame of mind, but there is mystery surrounding her birth - one she intends to unravel, despite her mother's warnings to leave the past alone. When the truth surfaces it's not what Meggie wants to hear, and Esmé must reconcile the rift between mother and daughter.
An idyllic island holds a dark secret . . .
On a hot August day in 1994, 76 holidaymakers travel to an island off the North Norfolk coast. Only 75 return alive - a young man is murdered, the case left unsolved. Twenty years later, using state-of-the-art forensics, the DNA results of a bloodsoaked towel prompts DI Peter Shaw to summon all 75 original suspects to a mass screening. but one of them, the beautiful Marianne Osbourne, is found dead in her bed. Is there a link to the 1994 murder? DI Shaw and DS Valentine become immersed in the dark secrets of an isolated community.
Lights, camera, murder . . . who wrote dying into Hannah Ives' script?
It doesn't take much arm-twisting to persuade Hannah Ives to join the twelve-strong cast of Patriot House, 1774, a reality show recreating eighteen-century colonial life during the turbulent days leading up to the American Revolution. But when Hannah befriends Amy Cornell, a maid on set and the young widow of a Navy SEAL off it, and the crew's dance master is found murdered, events away from the camera become just as dramatic as those on it . . .
A thrilling and passionate First World War saga - second in the Leonora Trilogy
1914. When Leonora Malham Brown's brother and fiancé head to the front, she must remain behind, unable to make use of her nursing experience in the Balkans. She is deeply frustrated, but there is another reason for her disappointment: despite her fondness for her fiancé, her heart belongs to dashing Colonel Sasha Malkovic. Their love can never be, for his family have promised him to another, but even while Leonora joins the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, and bravely confronts typhoid outbreaks and Zeppelin bombs, she never gives up hope that they will be reunited . . .
The latest from a master of modern horror. A thrilling stand-alone sequel to Basilisk
Braydon Harris is convinced God has it in for him. Although Suki, his little girl, seemed thrilled to be kidnapped from her mom's parents' house, an electric storm has hit, and it looks like the Lord isn't going to make it easy for Braydon to get away. Braydon's right. A huge truck jack-knifes in front of him, his car catches alight, and Sukie winds up in hospital with terrible burns - burns which only exacerbate the terrible nightmare she's had for years about scary things flying through the sky, like shadows . . .
The new Lambert and Hook mystery
When the committee members of the Oldford Literary Festival all receive anonymous letters telling them to resign or die, it marks the start of an unusual case for Chief Superintendent Lambert and DS Hook. All of the members identify one man as being capable of such a thing: Peter Preston, a self-important snob who is in disagreement with the head of the festival over what he sees as the dumbing down of the events programme. But could such a disagreement lead to murder? Its not long before Lambert and Hook have their answer . . .
A skeleton-filled grave leads DCI Hennessey's team back to the aftermath of the English Civil War in this gripping mystery
When a deep grave containing five skeletons is found in the corner of a field, DCI Hennessey and his team of officers from the Vale of York police station are called in to investigate. The burial site had lain undiscovered for over twenty years, and the resulting police inquiry soon uncovers a multiple murder that seems to have its roots in a legal dispute between two families going back to the aftermath of the English Civil War. But have the victims been discovered too late to catch the killer?
A gruesome discovery leads Libertus on a dangerous quest . . .
Wealthy Volus, ex-lictor to the Imperial Governor of Gaul, is retiring to the town of Glevum. Libertus is sent to his new apartment, where he is informed that one of the ex-lictor's treasure carts has been intercepted, the guards and horses brutally butchered. When his actions are misinterpreted by a network of spies, Libertus is suspected of involvement in the massacre and marched to the garrison to await trial. But after daringly escaping, Libertus embarks on a dangerous quest to discover the truth . . .
A new Rona Parish mystery.
An old school photograph in which someone has been deliberately blacked out marks the start of a new case for Rona Parish. Who was this person and why would someone want to hide his or her identity? Rona sets out to uncover the secret and soon finds that the school in question closed down many years ago due, it was rumoured, to a long-forgotten scandal. Could this be the link that will solve the mystery? Meanwhile, a visit to a a stage hypnotist results in more than Rona and her friends bargained for . . .
An intriguing new Brother Athelstan historical mystery
December, 1380. When the corpse of Sir Robert Kilverby is discovered in a locked room, Brother Athelstan accompanies the King's coroner to investigate. For Sir Robert had in his possession a priceless relic, a sacred bloodstone, which has now disappeared. Did Sir Robert die of natural causes or was he murdered? Athelstan is sceptical of rumours of a curse hanging over Sir Robert, but when it is discovered that a second old soldier has been gruesomely slain on the same night, the rumours no longer seem so far-fetched . . .