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Orion

The Year of Surprising Acts of Kindness

Laura Kemp
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Laura Kemp
W&N

Les Parisiennes

Anne Sebba
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Anne Sebba
Orion

The Crying Game

June Hampson
Authors:
June Hampson

A story of family and friendship, about overcoming the odds and finding the courage to fall in love.1944. Trixie has only even known turmoil. As a teenager, she covered up the terrible truth of her father's death, and was forced on the run with her pregnant mother. Now, in an attempt to build a life for herself, Trixie becomes a singer in the pubs and clubs of Gosport. But despite her success, her heart is set on finding the younger brother she had to leave behind in Portsmouth years earlier. And little does she know that fate has yet more cruel twists in store...

Orion

The Misbegotten

Katherine Webb
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Katherine Webb

A powerful and absorbing mystery from the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of THE LEGACY.Bath, 1821. When Rachel Crofton marries, her new life soon takes a more unexpected turn as she is invited to become the companion to the reclusive Jonathan Alleyn, a man tormented by the disappearance of his childhood sweetheart, Alice.Starling, servant to the Alleyn family, is convinced that Alice, the woman she loved as a sister, was stolen from her. Did Alice run away? Or did something more sinister occur? As Rachel and Starling try to expose the lies, they find others are desperate to forget, and will go to extreme lengths to do so. . .Your favourite authors love Katherine Webb's sweeping historical dramas: 'An enormously talented writer' Santa Montefiore 'Webb have a true gift for uncovering the mysteries of the human heart and exploring the truth of love' Kate Williams 'Katherine Webb's writing is beautiful' Elizabeth Fremantle 'A truly gifted writer of historical fiction' Lucinda Riley 'Katherine's writing is rich, vivid and evocative' Iona Grey

Orion

A Mother's Journey

June Hampson
Authors:
June Hampson

A mother's love knows no bounds...Gosport, 1941. Fourteen-year-old Vera has led a sheltered life with her overbearing, religious mother and older sister. But her world is turned upside down with the arrival of the Lovell family on her street. Vera quickly befriends the daughter, Angela, an impulsive, worldly young woman who opens Vera's eyes to what she has been missing. But Vera, unaware of the effect she has on men, invites the unwanted attention of Angela's father, with devastating consequences.Outraged at the news that her teenage daughter is pregnant, Vera's mother sends her to a home for wayward girls. After giving birth to a baby boy, Vera manages to escape the brutality of the institution, only to end up homeless. Alone and struggling to make ends meet, Vera is determined to give her son a better life - at any cost. But just as their fortunes seem to change for the better, everything Vera has worked for is threatened...

Gollancz

The Shifting Price of Prey

Suzanne McLeod
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Suzanne McLeod

Sometimes a bit of magical help might cost more than you bargained for ...London is hosting the Carnival Fantastique, and Genny's job has never been busier or more fulfilling. Only not everyone is so happy. Genny believed she'd cracked the fae's infertility curse ... but the fae are still barren. It's a devastating plight to which the mysterious Emperor may have the solution - if Genny can find him.She needs help. She turns to the vampire Malik al-Khan, only to find he's wrestling with his own demons and, when the police request Genny's assistance with a magical kidnap, her own problems multiply too. Is it all unconnected, or can the Emperor help her solve more than the fae's infertility? Soon Genny is hard on his trail, so it seems she'll have a chance to ask ... but will the answer cost more than she's willing to pay?

Orion

The Unseen

Katherine Webb
Authors:
Katherine Webb
Orion

Fighting Dirty

June Hampson
Authors:
June Hampson
Gollancz

The Cold Kiss of Death

Suzanne McLeod
Authors:
Suzanne McLeod
Orion

Jail Bait

June Hampson
Authors:
June Hampson
Orion

Fatal Cut

June Hampson
Authors:
June Hampson

When a woman's life is on a knife-edge, it's kill or be killed...Daisy Lane is gradually coming to terms with her troubled past, while building a future for herself and her two sons. Roy Kemp, the notorious gangster and Daisy's former lover, is banged up in prison along with the Kray twins. Daisy wants to enjoy her new-found freedom, but must watch over Roy's criminal empire in his absence, all the while attempting to continue her illicit relationship with Vinnie Endersby - just about the only straight-dealing copper in Gosport. But it isn't long before another gangster decides to challenge Roy's dominance...While Roy counts his days to freedom, the criminal landscape is changing. Vice and extortion are being replaced by new pursuits - hard core pornography and drugs. Soon, the bodies of mutilated girls are found dumped around the outskirts of Gosport - the deadly product of a ruthless gang. Meanwhile, Daisy must make a difficult choice. The greater the threat to Roy's empire, the more involved Daisy becomes in his life. But Vinnie and Daisy have waited years to be together. Will this be their chance at last? Before Daisy can make any decisions, matters take a deadly turn - with Roy's business under threat, she is forced to confront his enemies, and by doing so, puts her life and that of her sons, in desperate peril...

Orion

Damaged Goods

June Hampson
Authors:
June Hampson
Orion

Broken Bodies

June Hampson
Authors:
June Hampson

'A great alternative to Martina Cole' - Amazon reviewA WIDOW RETURNS HOME INTENT ON REVENGE . . . Daisy Lane is back home after a short spell abroad, having lost both her husband Kenny and her lover Eddie to violent deaths. But in the months away from home Daisy has not been idle. Not only has she given birth to a baby boy, she's also been plotting her revenge on Roy Kemp, the man who killed her lover. Roy's dealings are not confined to London - his reach extends south, right down to the coast. And as well as murdering Daisy's man, is he also behind the recent slaying of prostitutes?The man responsible for finding out is policeman DS Vinnie Endersby, pulled back to Gosport from London. But is he there to investigate the grisly crimes, or to get closer to Daisy?If you like crime thrillers by Jessie Keane, Kimberley Chambers and Martina Cole, you'll love Broken Bodies, the second novel in the Daisy Lane thriller series.font size="+1"> Why readers love June Hampson's thrillers:'A cracking story' - THE BOOKSELLER'As good as Martina Cole and Jessie Keane' - Amazon review'If you like gritty, hard hitting drama then I would highly recommend this' - Amazon reviewer'This book is an emotional rollercoaster full of grit, violence, sadness, warmth, emotion and love' - Goodreads reviewer

Orion

Trust Nobody

June Hampson
Authors:
June Hampson
Q&A

June Hampson

June Hampson, author of TRUST NOBODY, answers our questions.

An Interview

June Hampson

Danuta Kean finds out about the real underworld experiences which inform June Hampson’s novels.

Katherine Webb

Katherine Webb was born in 1977 and grew up in rural Hampshire before reading History at Durham University. She has since spent time living in London and Venice, and now lives in Wiltshire. Having worked as a waitress, au pair, personal assistant, book binder, library assistant, seller of fairy costumes and housekeeper, she now writes full time.katherinewebbauthor.com @KWebbAuthor

Maureen Lee

Maureen Lee was born in Liverpool and had numerous short stories published and a play professionally staged before her first novel was published. Her award-winning novels have earned her many fans. Her latest novel, The Leaving of Liverpool, was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller. She is an RNA winner, and writes full time. Maureen now lives in Colchester, Essex.To find out more, visit www.maureenlee.co.uk

An Interview

Rebecca Stott

Rebecca Stott discusses The Coral Thief

An Interview

Kate Harrison

Kate Harrison talks surly salesgirls and shopping hell with Danuta Kean.