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.
Complications and consequences in this post-war saga.
It is 1948, and the village of Hennaford is struggling to recover from the war. Johnny Harvey is disillusioned; injured in the war and disturbed at the changing society; life seems to be passing him by. Meanwhile, sixteen-year-old Tess Viant, crippled with polio and abandoned by her family, is befriended by Jill Harvey. Jill is delighted to be pregnant after four years of marriage to Tom, but when complications arise, it's Tess who has to help Jill . . .
Death hath no limits, and consequences remain.
Sarah Kivell had thought that the death of her tyrannical husband Titus, head of the once noble but now criminal Kivell clan, would set her free. But little did Sarah anticipate that Titus would reach beyond the grave in the form of his belligerent son Kit, who's determined to wreak havoc on the lives of all those in Meryen . . .
A mystery saga set in Cornwall.
Rachel Kivell can't wait to leave Meryen and elope with her married lover, but Doctor Lockley is not all he seems . . . Meanwhile, when the carriage Squire Nankervis's bankrupt cousin, Lady Helen Churchfield, was travelling in is found overturned, with no sign of the lady, the village pulls together to find her. And when they finally do, bloodied and near death, it seems this was no accident . . .
A malicious father plans to murder his family. Only his daughter can stop him.
1849. When Poltraze Farm is bequeathed to 16-year-old Clemency Kivell in return for her having rescued the squire's infant son, her autocratic father, Seth, moves the family there and renames it Trenbarvear. But his vindictive bullying causes anguish and tragedy, and one by one, the family deserts him. He plots murder and revenge on them all, and only the strength and wits of Clemency can save those she loves . . .
The final instalment in the Victorian Meryen Saga series.
Matthew Faraday, squire of the mining village of Meryen, decides to hold a May Day festival. But the day is spoiled for him when he argues with spirited Clemency Kivell, the girl he loves. Meanwhile, trouble is brewing in the village for more than one family. Matthew struggles to cope without Clemency's support, but when Clemency realizes her feelings for him, has she left it too late?. . .
A touching saga set in 1920s Cornwall.
After a tragic miscarriage, Beth Tresaile returns to Owles House, the place of her miserable childhood, accompanied by her best friend, Kitty Copeland. Beth feels she can no longer go on unless she gets revenge on her estranged mother, Christina, who neglected her and finally abandoned her on a cold winter's night. But there are many shocks (and joys) in store for Beth, as she learns the truth of the past, and there are fresh troubles on the horizon when her married lover, Kitty's brother, wants her back . . .
A Cornish saga from a much-loved author.
Cornwall, 1920s. Beth Tresaile has been happily reconciled with her estranged mother for over a year and is looking forward to her best friend Kitty Copeland spending Christmas with them. But Kitty's request that her brother Stuart join them throws Beth in turmoil for Stuart and Beth were once lovers, and she lives in fear of her friend discovering her secret shame. But Stuart's arrival sets in motion events that even Beth could not have expected . . .
A suspense saga set in the 1940's from a much-loved author.
1947. Kindly, unassuming widow Dorrie Resterick continually finds herself confidante to others' troubles. She would prefer to keep in the background, but life throws her many a mystery, and once she even found a scrap of evidence in a dreadful local crime - the double murder of two villagers. While the police decided the scrap of paper Dorrie brought to them solved the case, Dorrie was never sure - and when new tenants arrive at long-abandoned creepy cottage Merrivale, the site of the murders, their actions inadvertently plunge the whole village into danger . . .
Trouble is brewing in the Cornish village of Nanviscoe, and this time it might be too much even for kindly widow Dorrie Resterick to solve . . .
Dorrie Resterick has enough to worry about without the arrival of Stella Grey and her family in the village - she's already planning a surprise welcome home party for her honeymooning niece, Verity, and her new husband Jack, as well as trying to convince the locals that the ghost of Jack's disturbed first wife, Lucinda, is not haunting their marital home. But it soon transpires that the ghost may be realer than Dorrie first imagined, as something - or someone - seems determined to cause trouble . . .