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October MAGNA (Hardcover)
THE BOOKSHOP ON ROSEMARY LANE Ellen Berry
“Warm, funny and poignant.” The Daily Mail
Kitty Cartwright has always solved her problems in the kitchen. Her cookbooks are her life, and there isn’t an issue that ‘Cooking with Aspic’ can’t fix. Her only wish is that she had a book entitled ‘Rustling up Dinner When Your Husband Has Left You’. Forty years later . . . On Rosemary Lane, Della Cartwright plans to open a very special little bookshop with the hundreds of cookbooks her mother left her. She wants to share the recipes with the world. But with her family convinced it’s a hare-brained scheme, Della starts to wonder if she’s made a terrible decision. One thing’s for sure: she’s about to find out . . .
l General Fiction – 402pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4450 4
SNOWFLAKES IN THE WIND Rita Bradshaw
“Raw passion and power on every page” The Northern Echo
It’s Christmas Eve 1920 when nine-year-old Abby Kirby’s family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy. Abby takes her younger brother and runs away to the tough existence of the Border farming community. Years pass. Abby becomes a beautiful young woman and falls in love, but her past haunts her, casting dark shadows. With her heart broken, Abby decides to make a new life as a nurse. When the Second World War breaks out, she volunteers as a QA nurse and is sent overseas, but becomes a prisoner of the Japanese. Abby realizes that whatever has gone before is nothing compared to what lies ahead . . .
l Family Saga – 468pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4468 9
A NIGHTINGALE CHRISTMAS CAROL Donna Douglas
All that Dora Riley wants is her husband home safe for Christmas . . .
The Nightingale Hospital, London, 1944: With her husband Nick away fighting, Dora struggles to keep the home fires burning and is put in charge of a ward full of German prisoners of war. Can she find it in her heart to care for her enemies? Fellow nurse Kitty thinks she might be falling for a German soldier, whilst Dora’s old friend Helen returns from Europe with a dark secret.
Can the women overcome their prejudices and the troubles of their past to do their duty for their country?
l Family Saga – 408pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4506 8
A DEATH IN THE LOCH Caroline Dunford
During a Christmas party, Euphemia Martins – together with Bertram Stapleford and manservant Rory McLeod – is tasked by the slippery government agent Fitzroy with doing a little snooping at the Staplefords’ Highland Lodge. When Euphemia discovers the purposes of the charade for which she has been demoted back to a maid, she is furious. There are plans afoot – plans which involve signing the Official Secrets Act . . . Meanwhile, Rory still isn’t speaking to her and Bertram is more interested in growing his awful new beard. When the inevitable dead body turns up, they must all work together or find themselves jailed for murder.
l Mystery – 162pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4430 6
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