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MAGNA (Hardcover) October
WHEN CHRISTMAS BELLS RING Katie Flynn
Liverpool 1938. It’s Christmas and single mother Rosheen Clarke and her mischievous twin daughters April and May have no idea of the cataclysmic events which will soon overtake them. When war is declared, April and May are evacuated to the countryside and Rosheen joins the WAAF where she befriends fellow Liverpudlian Cassie Valentine. While Rosheen worries about the twins, Cassie is concerned about her childhood friend Andy. Since joining the RAF, he has become arrogant and remote. Will their love be another casualty of war? Cassie and Rosheen support each other, but it will be many years before the Christmas bells ring out again.
l Family Saga – 402pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4336 1
DILLY’S LASS
The second in the series featuring a madcap pair of amateur sleuths and a delightful outpouring of upper-class English eccentricities – with the odd murder thrown in. Lady Amanda Golightly, eccentric resident of the sprawling Belchester Towers, has a new venture: guided tours. To celebrate she invites a horde of old chums to a trial run at Christmas, complete with tasty nibbles. However, things don’t go to plan – a dead guest is discovered found slumped on the library table. Lady Amanda and her friend Hugo Cholmondley- Crichton Crump are off again, but can they beat the morose Inspector Moody to the unmasking of the culprit?
l Mystery – 234pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4238 8
Rosie Goodwin
N/F
WHITE CHRISTMAS WITH A WOBBLY KNEE
Andrea Frazer
Years ago Dilly made the devastating decision to give her baby daughter to wealthy local family, the Farthings. She is still living with the consequences of her choice when the daughter she gave away turns up on Dilly’s doorstep, with a baby girl in tow, begging for help. Olivia has a secret she only feels safe telling Dilly. Dilly agrees to help, delighted to be spending time with her new granddaughter and daughter. Max Farthing, the man who took in Olivia all those years ago, has problems of his own. His wife, Camilla, has lost leave of her senses. Could Dilly and Max ever come together?
l Family Saga – 492pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4271 5
THE HAIRY BIKERS – BLOOD, SWEAT & TYRES
Si King & Dave Myers
Si King and Dave Myers, AKA the Hairy Bikers have travelled an interesting road. Born in the north of England, both had their childhood challenges. Si was bullied as the fat kid in class while Dave was a childhood carer for his mother. But through the challenges of their early years came a love of really good food. And it was food that brought Si and Dave together when they met on the set of a Catherine Cookson drama. From deserts to desserts, potholes to pot roasts, the nation’s favourite cooking duo take you on the ride of their lives!
l Non-Fiction – 402pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4355 2
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