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April MAGNA (Hardcover)
THE NURSE’S WAR Merryn Allingham
The unforgettable sequel to The Girl from Cobb Street
1941: As a nurse in the rubble-strewn East End of London, Daisy Driscoll is a first-hand witness to the trauma of the Second World War. The blare of guns and bombs assailing the dark empty streets of London are now the soundtrack to her life. Yet this isn’t the only war Daisy is fighting – there’s a battlefield in her heart as she deals with her husband’s cruel betrayal. As Daisy tries to forge a new life without him, she is determined not to become dependent on another man – but first she must face her very deepest fears . . .
l Family Saga – 348pp – April– ISBN 978 0 7505 4373 6
Hamish Macbeth is back in a new mystery.
James Harrison has recently moved to a restored hunting lodge in Sutherland with his gorgeous private nurse Gloria Dainty. When Hamish visits Mr Harrison to welcome him to the neighbourhood, the old man treats him very rudely. Gloria apologises for her employer’s behaviour, and Hamish invites her out for dinner. Hamish waits for Gloria at the appointed restaurant. And waits. But Gloria never shows up. Four days later, her body washes up on the beach near Braikie. She’s been strangled. Hamish must find out who killed the beautiful new resident of Sutherland, and why, before the murderer strikes again.
l Mystery – 246pp – April – ISBN 978 0 7505 4404 7
Celia Mulligan is in love with farmhand Andy McCadden, but her father refuses to let his daughter marry a mere labourer. Celia elopes with Andy and they take a ship to England. While on board, Celia meets Annabel, a demure young woman who tells her in confidence that a friend of her father forced himself upon her and she is pregnant. Annabel asks Celia if she will accompany her to Birmingham as her lady’s maid. Andy encourages Celia to accept – he can find employment for himself and save for their future. But soon Celia is forced to choose between the man she loves, and the love of a vulnerable child . . .
l Family Saga – 420pp – April – ISBN 978 0 7505 4407 8
The sky over Bradford is heavy with foreboding. A body has been found. And it’s not just any body. Detective Harry Virdee has been suspended from work just as the biggest case of the year lands on what would have been his desk. He can’t keep himself away. Determined to restore his reputation, Harry takes to the shadows in search of notorious ex-convict and prime suspect, Lucas Dwight. But as the motivations of the murder threaten to tip an already unstable city into riotous anarchy, Harry finds his preconceptions turned on their head as he discovers what it’s like to be on the other side of the law . . .
l Thriller – 366pp – April – ISBN 978 0 7505 4408 5

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