By Katie Fforde
Grace Soudley's existence is coming aside on the seams. lately divorced, she remains to be dwelling within the attractive but crumbling outdated apartment her godmother left her, yet except she will discover a fortune, the home will crumble round her.
Artist Ellie Summers' existence is unraveling too. She's pregnant, yet her boyfriend is lower than passionate about parenthood, and her mom and dad should not precisely inviting her to maneuver again domestic. She has to return up with a brand new plan. Fast.
Ellie wishes a spot to stick; Grace wishes a lodger. each one of them wishes a chum, and jointly they start the paintings of changing up the home. yet then an unforeseen and disconcertingly good-looking guy arrives at the scene, it sounds as if made up our minds to assist. And whilst Grace discovers a few appealing and very likely invaluable work hidden at the back of the tattered dining-room curtains, the total enterprise of recovery starts off to get serious....
This clean, humorous romance from bestselling novelist Katie Fforde bargains allure, wit, and restorative new beginnings for all.
By Anne Perry
“Perry’s Victorian-era vacation mysteries [are] an annual treat.”—The Wall highway Journal
A CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING
“Could were devised by way of Agatha Christie . . . [Anne Perry is] a contemporary master.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Charlotte Pitt’s mom, Caroline, is spending the vacation along with her younger husband, Joshua Fielding, in Whitby, the fishing village the place Dracula first touches English soil in Bram Stoker’s sensational novel. Joshua has prepared to provide a degree version of Dracula, written by means of the daughter of millionaire Charles Netheridge, yet tempers flare after a disastrous first read-through of the script. As wind and snow swirl round Netheridge’s lonely hilltop mansion, a black-cloaked stranger emerges from the typhoon. whilst, a brooding evil makes itself felt, and rather than theatrical triumph, there's murder—shocking and terrifying.
A CHRISTMAS GARLAND
“In Anne Perry’s proficient palms, the puzzle performs out brilliantly.”—Greensboro News & Record
The yr is 1857, quickly after the violent Siege of Cawnpore, and India is in the course of uprising. within the British garrison, a defend is killed, a prisoner escapes, and a luckless clinical orderly named John Tallis is arrested as an companion just because he used to be the single soldier unaccounted for whilst the crimes have been devoted. although selected to shield Tallis, younger Lieutenant Victor Narraway isn't really inspired to aim very challenging. His superiors purely need a exhibit trial. yet encouraged by means of an easy Christmas garland, and his personal obdurate religion in justice, Narraway is set to determine the reality, regardless of the appalling odds. In an alien global haunted via bloodbath, he's the accused man’s merely hope.
By Emily Brightwell
An artist’s version by no means exhibits up at Neville Grant's house—or so he claims. but if one in every of Mr. Grant’s apartment site visitors abruptly dies, the Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries need to paintings double time to discover either the lacking version and the killer!
“One old secret sequence that by no means will get uninteresting or dull.”—Midwest ebook Review
By Jane Thynne
within the spring of 1939, the drums of warfare beat all through Europe, yet nowhere extra ferociously than in Berlin. The movie studio the place Clara Vine works is churning out video clips, yet on a daily basis that she remains in Germany is extra harmful than the final. Spying at the deepest lifetime of the 3rd Reich, passing secrets and techniques to contacts in British intelligence, falling right into a passionate affair—any of those dicy strikes may get Clara shot. So she is entirely shaken while somebody just about her is murdered as a substitute. The sufferer is Lottie Franke, an aspiring dress clothier and pupil on the prestigious religion and wonder completing institution that trains younger women to develop into the other halves of the Nazi elite. whereas the clicking considers Lottie’s loss of life within the Grunewald wooded area the act of a lone madman, Clara uncovers deeper threads, tangled strains that appear to arrive into the darkest depths of the Reich—and to a valuable discovery that Hitler and his ruthless cohorts may kill for.
Previously released within the U.K. as Faith and Beauty
Praise for Jane Thynne’s first Clara Vine novel, The odor of Secrets
“A magnificent story of spies and secrets and techniques, of excessive mental drama, of edgy climax and one awesome heroine.”—Beatriz Williams, New York Times bestselling writer of A Hundred Summers
“A compelling tale of affection and betrayal in Hitler’s Berlin . . . Peppered with real-life characters, this sequence deals a desirable glimpse of the extreme international of the Nazi wives.”—Daisy Goodwin, writer of The American Heiress
“An eye-catching mix of thrills, suspense, historical aspect, and seduction.”—Susan Elia MacNeal, writer of the Maggie wish series
“An amazing, soaking up learn with an array of characters so actual you’re there with them as battle looms, and a speed that sweeps you from web page to web page. this is often certainly a winner!”—Charles Todd, writer of Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries
By Michael Wood
Your existence is in his hands.
In the gripping new serial killer mystery from Michael wooden, Matilda Darke faces a vicious killer pursuing his personal model of deadly justice. excellent for lovers of Angela Marsons and Helen Fields.
There’s a killer on your house.
The Hangman waits within the darkness of your lounge. once you get domestic, he'll kill you – cling you by way of the neck – and make you pay for the entire crimes you have got attempted desperately to forget.
He is familiar with your darkest secrets.
The police are working out of time. DCI Matilda Darke is dealing with her worst nightmare: a serial killer pursuing his personal model of deadly justice, whose crusade of violence is spreading worry during the city.
And he's nearer than you think.
As the physique count number rises, Matilda is in my view particular or even her such a lot depended on colleagues fall below suspicion. yet can she preserve these closest to her from damage? Or is it already too late?
By Iris Murdoch
The quiet lifetime of schoolmaster invoice Mor and his spouse Nan is disturbed whilst a tender girl, Rain Carter, arrives on the university to color the portrait of the headmaster. Mor, hoping to go into politics, turns into conscious of new wants. a posh conflict develops, related to love, guilt, magic, artwork, and political ambition. Mor’s teenage little ones and their mom struggle discreetly and ruthlessly opposed to the invader. the top, himself upset, advises Mor to grab the lady and run. the ultimate selection rests with Rain. Can a “great love” be bought at too excessive a price?
By Clive Barker
Frank Cotton's insatiable urge for food for the darkish pleasures of soreness led him to the puzzle of Lemarchand's field, and from there, to a demise just a sick-minded soul may possibly invent. yet his brother's love-crazed spouse, Julia, has came across how to carry Frank back—though the associated fee may be bloody and bad . . . and there'll definitely be hell to pay.
Her knight in shining armor?
Katherine Wilder will do whatever to flee her compelled marriage, even ask Brandt Radcliffe to kidnap her! purely she doesn’t count on a guy so disreputable to decline! together with her father now eager to marry her off to line his personal wallet, widower Brandt has develop into her reluctant protector—and it kind of feels the one method he can do this is to marry her himself…!
“The inflexible ideas of the Regency interval is usually the best backdrop for Tyner’s mischievous, rule-bending characters.” — RT e-book studies on Redeeming the Roguish Rake
“A headstrong heroine, a decided hero, secrets and techniques, relatives squabbles and a wide dose of satisfaction propel this plotline … a quick, relaxing read.” — RT booklet reports on The Wallflower Duchess
By Jane Johnson
In a pricey London eating place, Julia Lovat gets a present that alterations her lifestyles. at the beginning look it's a e-book of beautiful seventeenth-century embroidery styles belonging to a lady named Catherine Ann Tregenna. but in its margins are the faintest diary entries; they display that “Cat” and others have been stolen from their Cornish church in 1625 via Muslim pirates and brought on a brutal voyage to Morocco to be auctioned off as slaves. Captivated via this dramatic discovery, Julia units off to North Africa to figure out the authenticity of the booklet and to discover extra of Cat’s spell binding tale. There, within the corporation of a charismatic Moroccan consultant, amid the sultry warmth, the spice markets, and unique ruins, Julia will notice secrets and techniques lengthy buried. And in Morocco—just as Cat did ahead of her—she will lose her heart.
Though they reside virtually four hundred years aside, the tales of those ladies converge in a rare and haunting demeanour that begs the query, is historical past fated to copy itself?
"The 10th Gift is wildly but convincingly romantic—a infrequent combo…both a delicate portrayal of Muslim tradition and a tasty experience of the heart."—USA Today
By C. S. Harris