The very handsome man sitting on Alice Dougherty's sofa and asking for her advice was none other than Hayes Bradford - the widowed father she'd once come so close to marrying.
It seemed like yesterday that Hayes had broken her heart, yet it had been twelve years. Suddenly Alice found herself in the middle of the family she still wanted to call hers.
The latest intriguing mystery featuring feisty antiques dealer Lina Townend.
Driving across Dartmoor, Lina Townend finds two men robbing a medieval church. Outraged, she manages to stop them - only to discover that it's not just in Devon they are working. Safely back in Kent, Lina makes some new friends - but realizes she may have made new enemies too, or else stirred up some very dangerous old ones.
Ellie Quicke finds herself the target of a local cult-like church, but are their motives truly Christian or is there darkness at their heart?
Ellie is desperate to find someone to look after her elderly housekeeper, Rose. But employing a carer proves to be a mixed blessing, for Claire is heavily involved with a local church with a charismatic pastor, who - seemingly coincidentally - is looking to Ellie's charitable trust for financial help. Can Ellie trust Claire and Pastor Ambrose?
Ex-MI5 Harry Tate is back.
"Harry. Plse make Grosvenor Square tomorrow 18.30. Urgent. Remember Mirovica." An atrocity that allegedly took place under Harry's watch in Kosovo in 1999 returns to haunt him when he receives a summons from an old UN contact. A lone assassin is tracking down all those who were present that fateful night, despatching his victims with cold, skilful efficiency. Who is he and why does he want revenge? If he is to uncover the identity of this ruthless killer and stay alive in the process, Harry must uncover what really happened in Mirovica back in 1999.
A medieval mystery featuring sleuthing monk Brother Athelstan
May, 1381. The Great Revolt draws nearer. The Upright Men roam the streets of London, waiting for violence to begin. Their mysterious envoy, the Herald of Hell, appears at night, terrifying those who oppose them. But who is he?
When his chancery clerk is found hanged in a Southwark brothel, Brother Athelstan is summoned to investigate.
The intriguing new mystery featuring Tudor sleuth, Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey.
When Lina Walkenden is found clutching a bloody knife over the dead body of her brother-in-law and guardian, there's only one person she can turn to for help: her childhood friend, Rosamond Jaffrey. Rosamond must do all she can to save her friend - and keep herself and her family safe from a desperate killer.
A fast-paced mystery set in the cut-throat world of horse-racing: second in the new Harry Radcliffe series.
Race riding again after a severe fall, champion jump jockey Harry Radcliffe reckons his life is back on course. That's before Jake Smith, newly released from jail, makes contact. Jake wants Harry to find out who murdered his sister Jo-Jo - and he's prepared to use whatever violence necessary to uncover the truth.
Maggie Miller's attempt to run from her troubles leads her to Table Rock, Arizona, her own beignet café . . . and disaster.
Welcome to Table Rock, Arizona, the place where folks who aren't too keen on the 'mainstream' move to. Maggie Miller has come here to forget about her sort of 'dead' husband and open her own beignet and coffee business. But the body in her storeroom might just put a kink in her plans . . .
In this fascinating psychological neo-noir mystery, a notorious late 19th-century photograph provides the key to a contemporary murder.
1882: Lou Andreas-Salome appears with Friedrich Nietzche in a photograph. Thirty years later, a student presents Salome with his own drawing of the photograph.
Present Day: Tess's life is put in jeopardy when the previous owner of her new Californian loft is found dead, and she uncovers a link to the Luzern photograph and the 1913 drawing.
A remarkable novel of a young widow following her dreams
Moorti - widowed at just 17 and about to be burned on her husband's funeral pyre - is saved from the fire by the mysterious Englishman, Job Charnock, Moorti, renamed Maria, must embrace her new life amongst the English traders. But the intelligent and talented Maria is not content to be a servant for the rest of her life.