Nineteenth century private investigators American Matthew Grand and Englishman James Batchelor investigate the murder of Charles Dickens.
June, 1870. The author Charles Dickens has been found dead in his summerhouse where he had been working on his final, unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Did he die of natural causes - or is there something more sinister behind his sudden demise. Private investigators Matthew Grand and James Batchelor have been hired to find out.
Only one man stands in the way of a plot to murder President Eisenhower in this riveting historical thriller.
In 1955, one woman holds the key to America's future: a ruthless and beautiful ex-Nazi assassin, posing as a housekeeper inside President Eisenhower's isolated Gettysburg estate. One man stands in her way: a disgraced Secret Service agent, driven from active duty by battle fatigue, now the unlikely inheritor of a slim chance to avert disaster.
A heartfelt romance from an ever-popular library author.
England, 1937. When Georgie Franklyn's father dies suddenly, leaving a mountain of debt, artistic Georgie accepts James Bartlett's marriage proposal. But theirs is not a love match, and their tentative relationship is complicated by the presence of lonely Muriel, Georgie's stepmother. Then Georgie finds work managing a seaside art gallery and meets Dominic Fraser. She stifles her feelings for Dom, out of loyalty to James, but as the country prepares for war, Georgie and Muriel both determine to seize their last chance at happiness...
Are gifts always as sweet as they seem?
London, 1890. Singer Rose Paton is confident that, with her looks, youth, and talent, she's destined for greater things. But when mysterious stranger Marcus Bennley asks her to sing at his sister's birthday party, as his present to her, she accepts for the half a guinea (more than two weeks) wages. But will the deal be quite so sweet as promised, or has Rose made a terrible mistake entangling herself with the Bennleys? . . .
A story of war-time romance from Wales' best-selling author.
Swansea, 1941. Meryl Jones is evacuated to Carmarthen, where she falls for half-German Michael - but Michael seems to like her sister, Hari, better. Then the military police come for Michael. Meryl helps him escape, and their relationship blossoms. But, as the war ends, Meryl knows that the man she loves will have to make a fateful choice between her and her sister . . .
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.
A tale of heartache and drama with supernatural overtones.
When small-time crook Horace Butterfield buys an antique chandelier to enhance his brand-new ballroom at Crossway Lodge, little does he realize what's in store. For the chandelier is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young woman who hanged herself during the Wall Street Crash - and tragedy and heartbreak befall all those who move into the Lodge.
The compelling sequel to the English Civil War novel London in Chains.
It is 1648, and the Civil War has been resurrected by a king still determined to be an absolute ruler and a parliament unable to agree how to govern without him. Blacksmith Jamie Hudson, weary and disillusioned, is forced to re-enlist, leaving his wife Lucy to struggle on alone in London: printing newsbooks, dodging the censors, and all the while supporting the Leveller demands for democracy and freedom, and hoping for a peace that will finally allow the two of them to be together again . . .
A thrilling and passionate World War I saga.
The year is 1912, and Britain is gripped by fear of war with Germany. Intelligent, headstrong Leonora Malham Brown feels stifled by her middle-class upbringing, so when feisty Victoria Langford introduces her to the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, she seizes her chance - and when trouble flares in the Balkans, the girls head to Bulgaria to offer their assistance on the battlefield. Neither are prepared for the grim realities of war, but as well as danger, fear and excitement, Leo will find unexpected - and passionate - romance . . .
A young woman becomes a governess to two grieving orphans in the latest powerful historical romance from Janet Woods.
1835. Clementine Morris, despite her youth and inexperience, is hired by Zachariah Fleet to care for his recently orphaned niece and nephew. But Zachariah has a secret, and there are troubles ahead - least of all when the self-possessed, wealthy businessman realises he may be falling for her.