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July MAGNA (Hardcover)
DAISY’S LONG ROAD HOME Merryn Allingham
1948: Daisy Driscoll is working as a qualified Sister in Brighton. The war may be over, but Daisy’s heart is in turmoil. Abandoned in childhood and haunted by the experience of her first marriage, Daisy no longer trusts anyone. Convinced the roots of her identity lie in India, and desperate to find the truth, Daisy leaps at the chance to leave her lonely life behind when her friend Grayson Harte travels to the East on business. As she uncovers long-hidden secrets about the family she never knew, will she be able to put the past behind her and find happiness after all?
l Family Saga – 348pp – July – ISBN 978 0 7505 4374 3
THE SUSSEX DOWNS MURDER John Bude
This classic detective novel from the 1930s is republished for the first time, with an
introduction by the award-winning crime writer Martin Edwards.
Two brothers, John and William Rother, live together at Chalklands Farm in the beautiful Sussex Downs. Their peaceful rural life is shattered when John Rother disappears and his abandoned car is found. Has he been kidnapped? Or is his disappearance more sinister? Superintendent Meredith is called to investigate – and begins to suspect the worst when human bones are discovered on Chalklands farmland. His patient, careful detective method begins slowly to untangle the clues as suspicion shifts from one character to the next.
l Mystery – 276pp – July – ISBN 978 0 7505 4441 2
PRINCES AND PEASANTS Catrin Collier
”A gritty, gripping and heart-warming tale” Sunday Post
The Tsar’s Dragons series follows the epic tale of nineteenth-century industrialist John Hughes, who founded a city on the Russian Steppe. For people like Hughes’ right-hand man, Glyn Edwards, who has found love in a new country, and Anna Parry, a Welsh orphan who has found fulfilment working in Hughesovka’s hospital, the city is a chance to build a new life, but fresh arrivals from their hometown threaten the peace and stability of that new existence. Meanwhile, for ambitious Russians like Alexei Beletsky, the city offers a chance to change their homeland for the better.
l Family Saga – 420pp – July – ISBN 978 0 7505 4431 3
EVIE’S ALLIES Kitty Danton
After having her heart broken not once but twice, Evie Yeo has sworn off men and is focusing on her job teaching at the village school. Her class is much bigger now that evacuees have come to Lymbridge and if she thought her previous boss - the mother of her scoundrel of an ex-fiancé - was bad, she’s in for a tough term as new headmaster, Mr Bassett, is already proving to be more difficult. Wartime is a time to come together but when a familiar face returns, Evie might find that her broken heart isn’t as easy to forget as she’d hoped . . .
l Family Saga – 354pp – July – ISBN 978 0 7505 4389 7
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