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MAGNA (Hardcover) January
MONDAY’S CHILD Linda Finlay
“Warm and atmospheric” Express
A little girl is found abandoned on a beach one chilly Monday in October, alone apart from the body of her mother, cold beside her. Rendered silent by her traumatic experience, she is named Monday by the woman who discovers her and takes her to the Red Cliffs Ragged School above Torquay. Her saviour, twenty-two-year old Sarah Sullivan, has also had a tough life. But when she was summoned to help out at Red Cliffs – a haven for poverty-stricken children from the cities – by her godfather, Samuel, she also found her own second chance. Now Red Cliffs is under threat; can she save the school and Monday’s Child?
l Family Saga – 420pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4508 2
SHADOWS AND SINS Andrea Frazer
The body of a woman has been discovered in Castle Farthing Woods, and it appears that although she had been dead for years, nobody had ever reported her missing. DI Harry Falconer of the Market Darley police is perplexed – and not only in his working life. He has recently resumed his relationship with psychologist, Dr Honey Dubois – but while visiting a local village in the course of his investigations, unsettling memories of a former love are revived. Then the bodies start to come thick and fast . . .
l Mystery – 252pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4485 6
A HERO IN FRANCE Alan Furst
Spring, 1941. Britain is losing the war. Paris is occupied by the Nazis, dark and silent at night. But when the clouds part, and moonlight floods the city, a Resistance leader called Mathieu steps out to begin his work. The fighters of the French Resistance are determined not to give up. These courageous men and women – young and old, aristocrats and nightclub owners, teachers and students – help downed British airmen reach the border with Spain. They risk everything to open Europe’s sealed doors and lead Allied fighters to freedom. But then Mathieu and his team face a new threat, dispatched from the Reich to destroy them all.
l Thriller – 312pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4500 6
DEATH BEFORE WICKET Kerry Greenwood
“Highly readable and enormous fun . . . addictive” M.C. Beaton
Abduction, intrigue and death – it’s just not cricket! Phryne Fisher has plans for her Sydney sojourn – a few days at the Test match, a little sightseeing and the Artist’s Ball with an up-and-coming young modernist. But these plans begin to go awry when Phryne’s maid discovers her thoroughly respectable sister has left her family for the murky nightlife of the city’s seamier side. And Phryne is definitely not the woman to say no when two delightful and handsome men come to her on bended knees, begging for her help in finding their friend innocent of theft.
l Mystery – 312pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4481 8
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