A kitchen maid disappears and it's up to two unlikely companions to find her.
Autumn 1909: Edith Trewin, the general maid in the Killivert household, and Miss Alicia, the young lady of the house, are social worlds apart, though they share a streak of independence and intelligence. The two young women become unlikely allies after a kitchen maid inexplicably disappears shortly after her arrival at the house. The two unite in the search for her as they experience love and loss as the Great War overtakes the world.
A Maggy Thorsen caffeine cozy.
Maggy Thorsen's heart, uncharacteristically, is swelling with optimism. Sure, her original Wisconsin coffeehouse, Uncommon Grounds, was destroyed in a freak blizzard. But, with new business partner Sarah Kingston, she's found the perfect place to relocate to - a quaint railroad station that will soon be revitalized by a new commuter-rail connection. Sarah and Maggy hope that the station's 'Dedication Day' will provide great free publicity. But their dream turns into a nightmare when the event manager makes her grand appearance on the day: as a corpse . . .
The local dramatic society provides fertile ground for murder in the brand-new Fethering mystery.
Jude has landed a starring role in the local AmDram Society's production of George Bernard Shaw's The Devil's Disciple. It's an ambitious play, culminating in a dramatic execution scene: a scene that's played for real when one of the actors is found hanging from the stage gallows during rehearsals. A tragic accident - or something more sinister?
A sixtieth birthday changes everything for Bill Stratton.
On the verge of his sixtieth birthday, his wife told him she was leaving him for another man. This all came as a bit of a shock to Bill. Post menopausal dating might be very different to dating in your twenties or thirties, but then he didn't know much about either scene. Still, as a mildly famous television newsreader who'd managed to hold on to (most of) his looks, it seemed he was about to have plenty of opportunities to find out.
A knife-wielding criminal threatens a rural Scottish idyll in the latest mystery from a well-loved author . . .
Life is good for Jane Highsmith and Roland Fox - Jane is planning on taking over the local veterinary practice, Roland's second novel has been accepted for publication, and they are soon to be married. However, their wedding day is interrupted by a knife-wielding intruder. After confronting Jane in her surgery, she manages to inject the culprit with a microchip used for identifying pets. When a nearby petrol station is robbed by the same perpetrator, DI Fellowes and DS Bright hope that the microchip will lead them to the suspect . . .
A heart-warming historical romance from much-loved saga writer Rosie Harris.
At eighteen, Kate Stacey accepts a post as nanny to Lady Helen Sherwood's daughters, and falls passionately in love with Lady Helen's brother, David. When the liaison is discovered, David is recalled to his father's industrial empire in the Welsh valleys. Following her heart to Wales, Kate finds their love still endures. But is David strong enough to defy his autocratic father?
A chance meeting in Liverpool will change Megan Lloyd's life in ways she could never have imagined . . .
1942. Following a chance encounter with an American army officer in Liverpool, 21-year-old Megan Lloyd decides to do her bit for the war effort by establishing a place of refuge for young women left pregnant and destitute following ill-fated love affairs with American GIs or passing sailors. But she is unprepared for the challenges that lie ahead.
The grass is always greener.
Polly wonders how she managed to capture husband Seth, and frets over her inability to give him the family he wants. A few doors away, her friend Ginnie is bored. Her only excitement is fantasizing over the latest fashions. Each believes they'd be better in the other's shoes. But when a rich American moves in down the street, suddenly life isn't so boring anymore . . .
Exmoor is the site of romance in Harrold-Eagle's novel.
Kate's latest failure on the London dating scene leads her to escape to an idyllic Exmoor, West Country village where she finds her 'Cinderella Project' - a run-down cottage on the edge of the moors. Her attempt to lead a quiet life there is, however, thwarted by a town seething with passion and intrigue.
The fifth warmhearted novel of village life in Evelyn Hood's much-loved Prior's Ford series.
Cookery writer Laura Tyler arrives in Prior's Ford determined to become immersed in village life - and the village drama group's forthcoming production of The Importance of Being Earnest offers her the perfect opportunity. But Laura has cause to regret her involvement when murder calls a halt to rehearsals. Constable Neil White investigates, with help from an unexpected source - American visitor Amy Rose, with her passion for crosswords and mystery-solving, can't resist a spot of amateur sleuthing . . .