The grotesquely burned corpse found in a Beijing park is the first case for detective Li Yan and the forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell. A day-trip to Shenzhen in 1983 fired Peter May’s interest in China. His ambition was to write the first crime thriller set in Beijing, and after years of research and travel, The Firemaker was published in 1999.
Coming Home to Maple Cottage
Following her brother Matthew's tragic death, Isla inherited a cosy yellow-stoned cottage, and guardianship of her adored nephew Elliot. But a litany of issues – including her complicated relationship with the little boy's charming godfather – test her as never before, threatening her dreams of a happy-ever-after.
The Restless Girls
King Alberto loved his twelve daughters and after their mother died in a car crash he resolved to keep them safe at all costs. The girls were free from danger, but not free to live their lives, until the eldest, Frida began to use the only thing their father couldn’t take away – her imagination. Age 7+