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MAGNA (Hardcover)
January / February
FAITH AND BEAUTY Jane Thynne
Berlin, on the eve of war . . .
As soldiers muster on the streets, Lotti Franke, a young woman from the Faith and Beauty Society – the elite finishing school for Nazi girls – is found in a shallow grave. Anglo- German actress and spy, Clara Vine is recalled to London to probe reports that the Nazis and the Soviet Union are planning to make a pact. Then Clara hears of Lotti’s death, and is determined to discover what happened to her. But what she uncovers is something of infinite value to the Nazi regime – the object that led to Lotti’s murder - and now she herself is in danger.
l General Fiction – 504pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4333 0
URSULA’S SECRET Mairi Wilson
In just a few heart-breaking days, Lexy Shaw’s world has fallen apart. After her mother is killed in a tragic hit-and-run, her mother’s childhood guardian, Ursula, also dies suddenly, leaving everything to Lexy. But as Lexy reads through Ursula’s hidden papers, what she discovers raises doubts about her own identity and if she really is now all alone in the world. Desperate to find out if she has any surviving family, Lexy travels to Africa hoping she can unravel the mystery she’s now tormented by, only to find that she’s stumbled into a past full of lies and deceit and that her life is in grave danger.
l General Fiction – 450pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4341 5
THE GIRL FROM COBB STREET Merryn Allingham
Growing up in an orphanage on East London’s Cobb Street, Daisy Driscoll never felt the warm heart of home. Forging her own way in the world, she struggles to make ends meet in a country on the brink of the Second World War. Her fortunes change when she meets Gerald Mortimer, a handsome cavalry subaltern in the Indian army. Finally, Daisy has found someone to love of her very own. But soon she discovers she’s pregnant and Gerald is not all he claims. As he leads her along a path of danger and scandal, Daisy must find the strength within herself to get through her darkest hour.
l Family Saga – 348pp – February – ISBN 978 0 7505 4351 4
THE MELODY LINGERS ON Mary Higgins Clark
Lane Harmon, assistant to a renowned interior designer, is used to meeting the rich and famous in their opulent homes. But when she is called to the Bennett house, she knows this job will be different. Parker Bennett has been missing for two years – since just before the discovery that billions of dollars had vanished from a fund he managed. The scandal has not died and the suspicion remains. Did he commit suicide or was his disappearance staged? His wife is convinced Parker is innocent – and alive. But there are people after him who are determined to learn the truth at any cost . . .
l Thriller – 282pp – February – ISBN 978 0 7505 4360 6
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