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Charnwood
August
Anthony Horowitz
Magpie Murders
Editor Susan Ryeland has worked with bestselling crime writer Alan Conway for years. Readers love his detective, Atticus Pünd, a celebrated solver of crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s. But Conway's latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects; but hidden in the pages of the manuscript lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder...
“Brilliant. Really, really brilliant. I loved it.” SOPHIE HANNAH “Superbly written, with great suspects, a perfect period feel and a
Anna Jacobs
The Honeyfield Bequest
Wiltshire, 1901: Young Kathleen
Keller is being forced by her cruel
father into marriage with a man she
despises. In an act of desperation,
she runs away in a bid for a safer
life, although one she might not
otherwise have chosen. But when
tragedy strikes, Kathleen is left
vulnerable, and one man threatens
the fragile peace she has made for
herself... Meanwhile, Nathan Perry
works for his father's accountancy
firm but yearns for something more
satisfying. He is brought in to help
with the purchase of Honeyfield
House, established by a charitable
benefactor as a safe house for
women in trouble, and there he
encounters Kathleen. Their lives are set to intertwine, and neither will be the same again...
The Honeyfield Bequest Series
Saga 352pp
Fergus McNeill
Cut Out
Nigel never meant for it to happen. At first, he just wanted to be Matt's friend. But quickly his fascination with his new neighbour drifts into obsession: rearranging his furniture to recreate the layout of the rooms downstairs...buying the same clothes...going through Matt's post; his things...becoming Matt, without him ever knowing. And it would have been all right – no harm done – if Matt hadn't brought the girl home. When things spiral out of control and the young woman goes missing, Detective Inspector Harland has to unravel the disturbing truth. But there's far more to the case than meets the eye...
The D.I. Harland Series
“A startling thriller...a treat for fans of gritty crime.”
THE SUNDAY MIRROR
cracking reveal at the end.” SPECTATOR
Crime 568pp
John Kenney
Truth In Advertising
Charwood Crown
Finbar Dolan is lost and lonely –
except he doesn't know it. Despite
escaping his blue-collar upbringing
to carve out a mildly successful
career at an advertising agency,
he's a bit of a mess and closing
in on forty. He's recently called off
his wedding; and now, a few days
before Christmas, he's forced to
cancel a vacation in order to write,
produce, and edit a Super Bowl
commercial for his diaper account in
record time. Then he learns that his
long-estranged and once-abusive
father has fallen ill, and that neither
his brothers nor his sister intend to
visit. It's a wake-up call for Fin to
reevaluate the choices he's made,
admit that he's falling for coworker Phoebe, question the importance of diapers in his life, and finally tell the truth about his past...
Winner of the Thurber Prize for Humour
“...nothing short of a masterful blend of wit and seriousness, stunning in its honesty.” BOOKLIST
“...quick-witted...” THE WASHINGTON POST
GeneralFiction 432pp
Crime 456pp committed to excellence
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