Where Curlews Cry
By Elizabeth Gill
From the bestselling author of Miss Appleby's Academy comes a gritty story of tragedy and overcoming hardship, perfect for fans of Margaret Dickinson and Milly Adams.As a solicitor in the small northern mining town of Hexham, Sam Browne knows more than most about the affairs of the town's inhabitants. He has known several of his clients since his schooldays, and has become a fast friend to their growing families. But when tragedy strikes, affecting the town in many terrible ways, Sam finds himself unwillingly drawn into the complicated emotional entanglements that arise. Are Sam and his friends' lives to be forever changed by what has happened?
The Wednesday Club
By Kjell Westö
1938. Hitler's expansionist policies are arousing both anger and admiration, not least in Helsinki's Wednesday Club. The members of this relaxed gentleman's club are old friends of lawyer Claes Thune. But this year it is apparent that the political unrest in Europe is having an effect on the cohesion of the group.Thune has recently divorced and is at something of a loss, running his law practice with no great enthusiasm. Luckily he has the assistance of an efficient new secretary, Matilda Wiik. But behind her polished exterior Mrs Wiik is tormented by memories of the Finnish Civil War, when she experienced horrors she has been trying to forget ever since. And one evening, with the Wednesday Club gathered in Thune's office, she hears a voice she hoped she would never hear again.She is suddenly plunged back into the past. But this time she is no longer a helpless victim . . .
When Day Is Done
By Elizabeth Gill
From the bestselling author of Miss Appleby's Academy comes the first book in the beloved Deerness series - a saga of love and loss, perfect for fans of Linda Finlay and Mary Gibson.When Dryden's wife dies he is finally free to pursue his one true love. But Vinia is tragically already married to Dryden's employer, Joe, manager of the Black Prince coal pit. Joe's jealousy over the growing connection between his wife and Dryden sends Dryden into the arms of the beautiful and fiery Roberta Grant. But can Dryden ever truly forget Vinia?
The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating
By Carole Radziwill
By CC Gibbs
A female stowaway on his yacht. How serendipitous. Entertainment, perhaps, for his voyage to Naples' Beau St. Jules is known foremost for his powerful ability to get any woman into bed, and second as Britain's most valued gatherer of military intelligence. During a dangerous sail to seek vital war information, Beau encounters a most surprising creature in the hold of his yacht - a golden-haired runaway with a deliciously supple figure. Serena Blythe is forced to sneak aboard the Sirena after her plan to escape life as a domestic servant goes horribly wrong. Will she be left at the mercy of her handsome 'captor's' enormous sexual appetite, or will it be Beau St. Jules who is in for the surprise?
When Someone Loves You
By CC Gibbs
Annabelle Foster isn't about to risk everything for just any man...Annabelle Foster has a reputation that precedes her: beautiful, witty and thoroughly disreputable. But behind the polished façade lies a woman who is afraid of heartbreak and determined to never let herself fall in love again. So when the handsome but reclusive 'Duff' D'Abernon, Marquis of Darley, makes a play for Anabelle's attentions, Anabelle offers him friendship, and nothing more. But as the two grow closer, Anabelle's resolution may be put to test by her own growing love and desire for the Marquis.
Who's Afraid of Mr Wolfe?
By Hazel Osmond
Ellie Somerset's high-flying job as an advertising copywriter is hard work, but she's got it under control. Her sexy, devil-may-care new boss, on the other hand? She'll try her best...A perfect romantic comedy for fans of Holly Martin and Cathy Bramley.Ellie Somerset loves her career-obsessed boyfriend Sam and she loves her job as an advertising copywriter. But Sam is always at work and her fresh ideas keep being overlooked. Her life gets more complicated when new boss Jack Wolfe - Heathcliff in jeans - arrives at the agency. With his brooding good looks, trademark scowl and plans for change, he challenges Ellie to smarten up and prove herself. To Ellie's horror, she finds herself both repelled and attracted to the sexy and dangerous Jack. But this particular wolf has an awful lot to hide . . .