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January MAGNA (Hardcover)
INTRIGUE M. C. Beaton
Eldest daughter, Isabella – having failed in her bid to reclaim her family home – is blissfully wed. The task now falls to the next daughter, Jessica. Mannerling, the family estate gambled away by Sir Beverley, remains the passion of his daughters. How fortunate then that the new owner has a marriageable son. In truth, Harry is a brutal letch, a drunkard and a wastrel. Jessica is barely aware of the attentions of handsome, charming Professor Robert Sommerville, whose affection for Jessica is equalled only by the fear that her obsession to secure Mannerling will lead to disaster.
l Historical Romance – 221pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4183 1
THE CINDERELLA MURDER Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke
Television producer Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama is a success. The programme – a series that revisits unsolved crimes by recreating them with those affected – is off to a fantastic start when it helps solve an infamous murder in the very first episode. Now Laurie has the ideal case to feature in the next episode: the Cinderella Murder. When Susan Dempsey, a university student, was found dead, her murder raised numerous questions. With the help of lawyer and show host Alex Buckley, Laurie knows the case will attract great ratings. But is Cinderella’s murderer ready for a close-up?
l Thriller – 387pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4178 7
WELCOME DEATH Glyn Daniel
No death could have been more welcome than Evan Morgan’s, or more fitting for the Welcome Home celebrations in the village of Llanddewi. For Morgan had spent the war making money and enemies down in the Vale of Glamorgan with about equal facility. In fact, on the night, it seemed as if a whole posse of murderers had beaten a path to the door of the Manor House. It is left to the ingenuity of Sir Richard Cherrington, an eminent but slightly eccentric archaeologist with a penchant for amateur detection on a visit from Cambridge, to solve this intricate puzzle of motives and alibis.
l Mystery – 349pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4170 1
HONOUR REDEEMED David Donachie writing as Tom Connery
With his fiery Irish blood and well-known reputation for trouble, Lieutenant George Markham leads his embattled Royal Marines against the French in Corsica. His mission: to seize the island. His problem: not just the French, but spies, traitors, and jealous rivals – including jealous husbands. Enemies abound – in both French blue and British red – and the only men Markham can rely on are grim, taciturn Sergeant Rannoch and a man who owes Markham his life – Bellamy, the educated, black Marine.
l Adventure Suspense – 525pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4180 0
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