A love stretching across the ocean...and a secret that could destroy everything.
The letters Kyla sent to her soldier husband spoke of a love stretching across the ocean. When Kyla was widowed with a new baby, Trevor, her husband's best friend, returned home with her letters. With each one he read, he fell more in love with their author. But Trevor had a secret with the power to destroy the love he was desperate to protect.
A forensic mystery of the 1950s.
After starting their risky venture of a private forensic consultancy, Doctor Richard Pryor (now a Home Office pathologist) and forensic biologist Angela Bray have now become firmly established. An apparent bizarre suicide in a remote Welsh farm starts them on a new investigation, which is followed by an unusual request from the War Office. And when a Cotswold veterinary surgeon is charged with poisoning his ailing wife, can Pryor's expert evidence save him from the gallows?
There was only one thing missing for romance editor Susan McKenzie, and that was the perfect hero. When she met Dr. Adam Gallagher, he seemed to fit the role perfectly; but Adam didn't seem to want to play the hero's role. Was he throwing a twist into Susan's well-plotted life?
Will the remains of a soldier be the key that unlocks the secrets of Leysmorton Manor?
1922. Lady Emily Fitzallan has returned to the country house where she spent her childhood for a family wedding. Leysmorton Manor brings back many memories, especially of her elder sister Clare, who vanished one day after going for a walk, never to return. But the disturbing discovery of a soldier's skeleton at the base of an ancient Yew tree brings the past shockingly into the present. Could the man's untimely death have its roots in Clare's disappearance, which occurred almost half a century ago?
A young girl in 1920s New Zealand dreams of achieving her aspirations, but at what cost?
1921, New Zealand. Bright, fiery and pretty, sixteen-year-old Lottie O'Brien lives with her troubled family in an impoverished part of Wellington. Aspiring for a better life, Lottie is befriended by her class teacher Madeleine Carson, who introduces her to her affluent family living in a prosperous part of Wellington. At first, Lottie resists becoming involved with them, but is gradually drawn into their orbit. Her life is soon transformed, but is Lottie prepared to face the consequences?
A church art exhibition turns deadly...
Jack Haldean expected Lythewell and Askerns' exhibition of church art in Lyon House, London, to be a sedate affair, the last firm to be associated with mystery, violence and sudden death. Or so it seemed - until after the exhibition...
The latest Hennessey and Yellich mystery.
When five corpses in various states of decomposition are found chained to the walls of a kitchen garden, Hennessey and Yellich quickly begin their investigation. The recently deceased owner of the house was housebound for the last twenty-five years, and so would have had no idea of the appalling crimes taking place yards away. At first, there doesn't seem to be much to go on - the victims appear to have little in common - but Hennessey and Yellich know that the dead must hold the clues they need.
A baby is kidnapped - and the repercussions reach the highest levels of government in this absorbing historical mystery.
London, April, 1912. When the seven-month-old niece of cabinet minister Edmund Latimer is snatched away in her pram in Regent's Park, Edmund's wife Alice determines to get to the bottom of the matter. Could there be a connection with the Irish talks currently taking place in Parliament - and how well does Alice really know her husband?
A Brock and Poole Mystery.
When police are called to a house in Chelsea, to investigate complaints of a noisy party, all is quiet, but flames are seen coming from the house a short while later. The fire brigade discover the body of Mrs Diana Barton, who has been stabbed to death in a frenzied attack. DCI Brock and DS Poole investigate, and they soon discover that the party was less than respectable, and that Diana Barton's death is just the first.
The audacious and determined Meg Smiles finds protection from an unexpected source.
Meg may be poor but she is determined, and when Jean-Marc, Count Etranger, takes up residence next door, she soon finds employment as companion to his madcap sister. But it is not her charge who occupies her thoughts, but the older brother. And when Meg becomes the victim of a series of strange accidents, Jean-Marc vows to ensure her safety.