Not One Of Us
Lizzie Rees seems to have died of natural causes, but her mother is not convinced. Coroner Harry Probert-Lloyd finds himself drawn into the mystery despite struggling with blindness and the threat of bankruptcy in this fourth novel in the Teifi Valley Coroner series, set in 19th-century Wales.
Alex Gough - 4 Books
The Imperial Assassin novels follow the adventures of the military scout Silus after he is recruited into the Arcani, an elite group of spies and killers, in the troubled Roman Empire of the early 3rd century AD. The four titles included in this set are: Emperor's Sword (Read more...) Emperor's Knife (Read more...) Emperor's Axe (Read more...) Emperor’s Spear (Read more...)
The Plane that Saved Britain
Often unfairly eclipsed by the Spitfire, the Hawker Hurricane was vital to Britain’s survival in the Second World War. This book details the plane’s construction, its varied service as a fighter, fighter-bomber and anti-tank aircraft, and its crucial role in France, the Battle of Britain and North Africa. It also recounts the exploits of Hurricane pilots such as Billy Fiske and Group Captain Peter Townsend.
Anna Jacobs - 2 Books
Anna Jacobs splits her time between Wiltshire and Australia, infusing her romantic novels with her experiences of both cultures. Adept at creating well-rounded, relatable characters, she writes sympathetically about the challenges posed by family life, emigration and relationships, and her stories always have a happy ending. The two titles included in this set are: Marrying a Stranger (Read more...) Licence to Dream (Read more...)
Kitty Wilson - 3 Books
An author with a penchant for feisty, straight-talking heroines, Kitty Wilson has a love for and knowledge of life in Cornwall that is clear in her writing. With well-crafted characters and idyllic settings, her light-hearted novels follow the romantic trials and tribulations of the staff at Penmenna Village School. The three titles included in this set are: The Cornish Village School (Read more...) The Cornish Village School (Read more...) The Cornish Village School (Read more...)
Alex Gerlis - 4 Books
Based on real events, meticulously researched and cleverly plotted, Alex Gerlis’s first series of Second World War espionage thrillers follows the MI5 spymaster Major Edgar, his Soviet counterpart Viktor Krasotkin, Special Operations Executives and ordinary people caught up in the European conflict, from the last weeks of peace in 1939 to the Cold War after 1945. The four titles included in this set are:The Best of Our Spies (Read more...) The Berlin Spies (Read more...) Vienna Spies (Read more...) The Swiss Spy (Read more...)
Alis Hawkins - 3 Books
Set in the Teifi Valley where three counties (Carmarthenshire, Ceridigion and Pembrokeshire) meet, Alis Hawkins’s much acclaimed historical thrillers take us back to the mid-19th century, when policemen kept the peace, coroners investigated the corpses and, in the words of the author, ‘it was incredibly easy to murder somebody and not be found out’. The three titles included in this set are: Those Who Know (Read more...) None So Blind (Read more...) In Two Minds (Read more...)
Marion Todd - 3 Books
Described by one critic as ‘a breath of fresh, tartan noir air’, Marion Todd’s thrillers introduce Detective Inspector Clare Mackay, formerly with Glasgow’s Major Investigations Teams, now relocated to St Andrews CID. She is a smart, tough, experienced investigator – so what is behind the move from big city to picturesque St Andrews? The three titles included in this set are: Lies to Tell (Read more...) See Them Run (Read more...) In Plain Sight (Read more...)
Dewey Lambdin - 2 Books
When fun-loving Londoner Alan Lewrie is caught in flagrante he escapes the consequences by going to sea. This series of naval adventures follows his rise through the Royal Navy ranks during the French and American Revolutions and the Napoleonic Wars. The two titles included in this set are: A King’s Commander (Read more...) Jester’s Fortune (Read more...)
The Cornish Village School
Busy ballet teacher and single mum Sylvie is finding life anything but easy, and new villager Alex has swapped war journalism for a place on the school PTA. The attraction between them is instant, but will they be able to keep things strictly platonic for the sake of their respective children?
A King’s Commander
An Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure
When Captain Horatio Nelson countermands orders and pursues an enemy division, the rakish Captain Lewrie, having been promoted following the Battle of Cape St. Vincent, gets dragged into the action before facing the Nore and Spithead mutinies, and an old enemy.
An Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure
Commander Lewrie is dispatched to the Adriatic to intercept the French ships supplying Napoleon's armies. The four-ship squadron the HMS Jester has joined emerges victorious from the first few skirmishes, but the dire need for reinforcements soon becomes clear.