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MAGNA (Hardcover) January
MIST Mary Fitzgerald
Lark has been wandering the country for many years, with no real place to call home. Then she meets Matthew Williams, a Canadian who has inherited a run-down hill farm in North Wales. Young and enthusiastic, Matthew has no knowledge of farming and no experience of living in the countryside. Entranced by the beauty and wildness of the place, Lark agrees to help, and together they throw themselves into getting the farm onto its feet. Until a terrible accident brings Matthew’s father over from Canada, and suddenly none of their lives will be the same.
l Family Saga – 432pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4192 3
A SUMMER PROMISE Katie Flynn
Maddy Hebditch has been living in poor conditions with her cantankerous grandmother since she was orphaned when she was young. And although life is hard, Maddy has her friends Alice, Marigold and Tom to help her. Together the four spend summers exploring the Dales and making plans for the future. Until war breaks out and everything changes. Maddy joins the ATS, where she is recruited for one of the most dangerous jobs a woman could do in wartime: work on the ack-ack sites. All four face dangers as the war worsens, but when Tom is terribly injured Maddy’s world falls apart . . .
l Family Saga – 414pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4191 6
THE BOY WITH NO BOOTS Sheila Jeffries
Freddie Barcussy knows hardship and pain. His parents Annie and Levi are struggling to make ends meet, both suffering with illness and poverty. Freddie is an outsider at school, misunderstood and angry. They need their luck to change. Unbeknown to his parents, Freddie holds the key to their future. If he can learn how to overcome his fears, he could change their lives for ever. Can Freddie find love and happiness or will mistrust ruin his life?
l Family Saga – 367pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4166 4
THE CURSE OF THE HOUSE OF FOSKETT M.R.C. Kasasian
Sidney Grice, London’s most perspicacious personal detective, is depressed. Ever since his last case sent one of his clients to the gallows, business has been light. Grice has taken to lying in the bath for hours. Usually a voracious reader, he will pick up neither book nor newspaper. His ward, March Middleton, has been left to dine alone. But when a potential client has the temerity to die on his study floor, Sidney and March finally have a case to investigate. And this one will lead them into the strange world of Final Death Societies, and to the door of the mysterious Baroness Foskett.
l Mystery – 552pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4172 5
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