August releases

Murder Mile

 

Economic chaos has led to widespread strikes across Britain. Jane Tennison, now a Detective Sergeant, has been posted to Peckham CID, one of London’s toughest areas. As the rubbish on the streets begins to pile up, so does the murder count: two bodies in as many days. There are no suspects and the manner of death is different in each case. The only link between the two victims is the location of the bodies, found within a short distance of each other near Rye Lane in Peckham.

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The Mother's Bond Kathryn Casey lives a charmed life in affluent Chester-le-Street. Her husband adores her, her children are bright, well-behaved and beautiful and her world is orderly and predictable. Until one day she walks into her kitchen – and sees the son she gave up for adoption 21 years ago. Kathryn was once Kelly, a girl who lived on one of the roughest estates in the North and got pregnant at 16. She’d tried her hardest to keep her baby, but without any help, it all got too much for her. She’s never told her husband about her past. Now her child is in her home. But what does he want?

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Broken Ground When a body is discovered in the remote depths of the Highlands, DCI Karen Pirie finds herself in the right place at the right time. Unearthed with someone’s long-buried inheritance, the victim seems to belong to the distant past – until new evidence suggests otherwise, and Karen is called in to unravel a case where nothing is as it seems.It’s not long before an overheard conversation draws Karen into the heart of a different case, however – a shocking crime she thought she’d already prevented. As she inches closer to the twisted truths at the centre of these murders, it becomes clear that she’s dealing with a version of justice terrifyingly different to her own . . .

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Pieces of Her

 

Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother Laura. She knows she’s spent her whole life in the small town of Gullaway Island; she knows she’s never had any more ambition than to live a quiet life as a pillar of the community; she knows she’s never kept a secret in her life. But one day, a trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. 24 hours later, Laura is in hospital, shot by an intruder who’s spent thirty years trying to track her down. Now, Andrea must go on a desperate journey to follow the breadcrumbs of her mother’s past.

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Intrigue in Covent Garden

 

By January 1666 the plague has almost disappeared from London, leaving its surviving population diminished and in poverty. The resentment against those who had fled to the country turns to outrage as the court and its followers return, their licentiousness undiminished. While most of Thomas Chaloner’s attention is on the continuing threat of the war with the Dutch, he is aware of a growing restlessness among Londoners, and of shadowy forces which are directing this anger against the King’s profligacy and his plans to commemorate his father’s execution.
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How to find love in the little things Julia’s not running away. Not exactly. She just needs a break from Paris and Marc and all the sad stuff that’s been going on lately. A little time to pull herself together. The job offer felt like a lifeline. But now she’s back in Biarritz, suitcase in hand, she hasn’t the faintest idea what she was thinking. What Julia doesn’t yet know is there’s more to the odds and ends of Ocean View than meet the eye. Behind the double doors lie broken hearts, lifelong
secrets, a little romance and an unwavering passion for life.

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The girl I used to be
How can you hide your mistakes when you don’t know what they are? Gemma, a stressed mother and businesswoman, wishes her life was just a little simpler. A networking event in London looks the ideal chance to get away. And a new client seems like perfect company when he joins Gemma for an innocent dinner. But the next day Gemma is plunged into a twisted nightmare she can’t control. Secrets both past and present force her to confront the truth of the girl she used to be.
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