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January MAGNA (Hardcover)
When her good-for-nothing husband runs off with his fancy woman, Rita Kennedy is left at the mercy of Empire Street’s gossips. The one thing that keeps her going is knowing her children are safely evacuated – that and the loving letters she receives from Jack Callaghan, her childhood sweetheart, but a life together is an impossible dream. Her friend, the shy Kitty Callaghan, has plucked up the courage to do her bit and joining the Wrens has opened up an exciting new world. But despite finding romance with a handsome doctor, she can’t forget Frank Feeny, the brave officer who still inhabits her dreams . . .
l Family Saga – 402pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4527 3
Newcastle based lawyer Eric Ward is surprised when an important local shipping firm, Goldwaters, pay him a large retainer to do some work for them. A Goldwaters ship, the Sierra Nova, has been ‘arrested’ and is unable to leave the port. The reason given is that one of the crew, Edwards, has been caught smuggling drugs – but now he’s been removed from the ship, why can’t the voyage go ahead? Things get even more complicated when Edwards is killed on his way into the courtroom. Ward soon finds himself immersed in the dangerous world of international conspiracy and modern day piracy.
l Mystery – 240pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4486 3
THE DAY WILL COME Beryl Matthews
London, 1940. The war is raging across Europe and twenty-three-year-old Grace is devastated by the loss of her husband at Dunkirk after only a year of marriage. Her secretary job at a law firm keeps her mind from dwelling on her sorrow but when her boss enlists in the Royal Air Force, Grace is left without work. She starts working for Major Daniel Chester; a troubled officer left frustrated and angry after being injured in the war. As Grace throws herself into her new role, she realises that war challenges everyone in different ways and she must find the courage to face what will inevitably change her life for ever.
l Family Saga – 330pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4515 0
The year is 1832 and great change and reform are sweeping England, but 23-year-old Joshua Weyland is languishing in Key West, USA. He was third mate on the schooner Jessica, which had run aground in suspicious circumstances and the skipper has been arrested on charges of deliberately wrecking his ship. Josh is desperate to get back to England to marry his fiancé, so he ships as second mate on a small brig bound for Bristol. But when the ship founders on rocks off the coast of Cornwall, it’s clear it’s been deliberately wrecked, and it’s just a question of time before they seize the cargo – can Joshua stop them?
l Adventure Suspense – 384pp – January – ISBN 978 0 7505 4546 4

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