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July MAGNA (Hardcover)
A BRIEF AFFAIR Margaret Leroy
September 1940. England is at war and London has become an ever-fragile place for widowed Livia Ripley and her two young daughters, Polly and Eliza. When Livia meets charismatic publisher Hugo Ballantyne, she is hopeful that her life is about to change for the better. But as clouds gather in the autumn sky, the wail of the siren heralds the arrival of the Luftwaffe. Livia volunteers to be a warden and finds the reality and despair of war a contrast to the comfort of the Balfour Hotel with Hugo. Livia soon discovers a strength she never knew she had, which gives her the power to save those she loves.
l General Fiction – 408pp – July – ISBN 978 0 7505 4401 6
FINDING DAISY Val Margerison
January 1936. Sarah, a young executive at a Yorkshire mill, returns home to attend her grandfather’s funeral, blissfully unaware of the shock that awaits her when his will is read. The twists and turns in the next few weeks see her meeting an old flame and find her striving to unravel the mystery of a long-hidden family secret. But what of Daisy, the terrified child she meets on the train?
l Family Saga – 450pp – July– ISBN 978 0 7505 4434 4
A FAMILY SCANDAL Kitty Neale
You can never leave a bad man behind . . .
Mavis Pugh has had a hard life. Despised and abused throughout her teenage years, she turned to the first man who showed her kindness. But Alec quickly revealed himself to be a violent bully. When Mavis escapes from Alec, she thinks the worst is behind her. Moving to a large family house with her two children is more than she ever dreamed of, and when handsome sign-writer Tommy takes an interest in her, she can’t believe her luck. But unbeknown to Mavis, Alec is watching her and her family, just waiting for the right time to make his next – and final – move...
l Family Saga – 354pp – July – ISBN 978 0 7505 4445 0
BULLSEYE James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
As the most powerful men on earth gather in New York for a meeting of the UN, Detective Michael Bennett receives intelligence warning that there will be an assassination attempt on the US president. Even more shocking, the intelligence suggests that the Russian government could be behind the plot. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they’ve been since the Cold War, but this would be an escalation no one could have expected. The details are shadowy, and Bennett finds false leads and unreliable sources at every turn. But he can’t afford to get this wrong. If the plotters succeed, the shockwaves will be felt across the globe.
l Thriller – 306pp – July – ISBN 978 0 7505 4499 3
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