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MAGNA (Hardcover) April
CHANGING THE ODDS Jeff Dowson
A prominent millionaire disappears and as the headlines grow more cynical by the day, Jack Shepherd knows that his search for a missing retired bookie can only end in misery. But in accepting May Marsh’s commission to find her husband, Shepherd doesn’t anticipate how high the odds stacked against him are as he is pitched into a world of ruthless exploitation, unbending violence and a heart-stopping confrontation with old enemies – the city’s criminal royalty, the Settle family.
l Mystery – 354pp – April – ISBN 978 0 7505 4359 0
THE DEVIL’S BREATH
THE WOOLWORTHS GIRLS Elaine Everest
A Sunday Times Bestseller
It’s 1938 and as the threat of war hangs over the country, Sarah Caselton is preparing for her new job at Woolworths. Before long, she forms a tight bond with two of her colleagues: the glamorous Maisie and shy Freda. The trio immediately form a close-knit friendship, sharing their hopes and dreams for the future. But with war clouding the horizon, the young men and women of Woolworths realize that there are bigger battles ahead. It’s a dangerous time for the nation, and an even more perilous time to fall in love . . .
l Family Saga – 432pp – April – ISBN 978 0 7505 4316 3
Tessa Harris
As a mysterious poisonous fog rolls over the English countryside, bringing death and destruction in its wake, Dr Thomas Silkstone uses his considerable skills to investigate why so many are dying in Oxfordshire and beyond. Amid the chaos and confusion, however, Thomas soon discovers that the fog is not the only killer on the loose. As day merges into night, storms rage and meteorites tear across the sky, paranoia spreads like wildfire and many villagers believe the end of the world is nigh. It seems that no one, not even Lady Lydia Farrell, is safe from the impending doom.
l Mystery – 438pp – April – ISBN 978 0 7505 4308 8
TILL THE END OF TIME Shirley Heaton
1939. Cathy lives happily with her family in Australia, oblivious of the onset of WWII in Europe. In England, young Tom, devastated when his mother leaves the family home in Leeds, is determined to enlist as soon as he is of age. He joins the Royal Navy and is sent to the Far East, arriving in Sydney. Tom meets dance teacher, Cathy at a ballroom and it soon becomes obvious they are destined to be together. But what are their chances of keeping their romance alive when it is inevitable that, once the war is over, Tom must sail back to England?
l Family Saga – 318pp – April – ISBN 978 0 7505 4398 9
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