Book List in Order: 50 titles

  • The compelling new family drama from the nation''s favourite storyteller.Florence Stanville is a woman with a past. When she moves to Guisethorpe on the east coast of England, the townsfolk are intrigued by the glamorous and mysterious stranger, with...


  • The compelling new family drama from the nation’s favourite storyteller.Florence Stanville is a woman with a past. When she moves to Guisethorpe on the east coast of England, the townsfolk are intrigued by the glamorous and mysterious stranger,...


  • Don’t miss the new book from Sunday Times bestselling author, Josephine Cox!The pretty Arnold sisters have grown up on their father’s farm and yearn for something more out of life than drudgery and toil.Ellen, loyal and honest, is her father’s ...


  • The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Josephine Cox – the master storyteller.Finding a new beginning means taking the hardest road…but the journey is where you find your true courage.Torn away from their beloved home, the journey for...


  • Family secrets can weigh the heaviest… Although she’s surrounded by a loving family, Marie is lonely. The secret she has been carrying for many years is a burden -- it’s telling could ruin the lives of those she loves most. Marie’s gran...


  • The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Josephine Cox gets straight to the hope and heartbreak of family drama. One fateful night changes the course of a child’s life forever… Rosie’s mother is a cruel woman and has Rosie’s k...


  • The brand new dramatic novel about the power of a father’s love, a little boy’s journey, and the desperate search for a place to call home. Eight-year-old Casey’s mother Ruth is a cruel woman, with a weakness for other women’s husbands. ...


  • No-one thought she had the courage… Those looking in from the outside think Lucy Lovejoy’s life is like any other, but at the center of her family there is a big empty hole where all the love and warmth should be. Over the years, her children ...


  • Sometimes a damaged child becomes a broken man...It's 1954 and Adam Carter is twelve years old, an only child with no friends nor any self confidence. His father Edward is a bully of a man. A successful and ruthless businessman, he breeds fear into t...






  • From the #1 London Times bestselling author Josephine Cox comes a powerful story of a love shrouded in darkness and shocking secrets, and plagued by malignant forces. All Jack's life, his nightmares have haunted him, dragging him back to a place w...


  • They say you never forget your first love...and it's true. Eighteen years ago when he was still a boy, Harry made a decision that drove him from the place--and the girl--he loved. Somehow in the ensuing years, he made a new life for himself and fo...


  • Though they were raised by the same decent and well-respected parents, two brothers could not be more different than Frank and Joe Arnold. The pair have nothing in common but blood . . . and Alice Jacobs. Joe has fallen hard for the shy, kindhearted ...


  • A light-hearted and comic romp from the nation''s favourite storyteller and author of The Loner.Footloose, fancy free and ready to get back in the game, newly divorced Ben is back home with mum which is just where she wants him. But best mate Dickie ...


  • 'Being aware of people, who for whatever reason find it difficult to read, I was only too pleased to write The Girl On The Platform. Reading is an exciting and demanding pleasure, which I believe should be enjoyed by everyone. I hope that all those w...


  • She was once young and vibrant, a beautiful woman with a promising future. But a dark and dangerous secret forced her to leave everything--and everyone--she cared for. Now she lives alone in a quiet riverside town, her heart breaking as she watches t...


  • Davie Adams wasn't quite an adult the night he lost it all. His mother gone forever and his father on the run, Davie knew that he could no longer stay in Blackburn, the only home he'd ever known. He made his way to London with little more than the sh...


  • It has been more than twenty years since Vicky Maitland last set foot on English soil. Two decades ago she left the city of Liverpool with her three children—leaving behind the husband she dearly loved, who had cruelly and inexplicably turned again...


  • The new bestseller from the country's number one storyteller is a deeply moving and powerful tale of love and courage and a sacrifice no man should be asked to make. Three strangers are thrown together by chance. It's an encounter which is destined t...


  • Plain, down-to-earth Amy Maitland can't help but notice the sad and handsome stranger who spends every Tuesday at the local cafe -- an artist who puts his heart and turbulent emotions on canvas in vivid, powerful paintings. No stranger herself to the...






  • Their love was as young and hopeful as the new century ... Emily Ramsden knows that her feelings for John Hanley go far beyond teenage infatuation. It is love, pure, strong, and as glorious as the surrounding English countryside, and John shares h...


  • TWO STRANGERS. . . The windswept village of West Bay is hope, an escape, and a future for Kathy Wilson, who dreams of turning the empty cottage she inherited into a home free of the pain and scorn she suffered back in London. As the summer slowly pa...


  • Unable to cope with raising his children alone, Robert Sullivan abandons them to others, until he has a change of heart and decides to go back for them. But on the way there, he is involved in a horrific accident.Jack and Nancy are placed in the brut...


  • Ten years ago, Louise Hunter's life was torn apart by tragedy. Her husband, Ben, killed himself; her brother-in-law was murdered; and her sister, Susan, abandoned her new-born daughter, revealing the baby is Ben's child. Louise remains haunted by gui...


  • Louise and Ben Hunter's loving marriage is marred only by their unfulfilled longing for a child. Living and working with Ben's father, Ronnie, they are quietly contented. But when Ronnie dies, their whole world changes. Ben's lazy brother, Jacob, ret...


  • Beautiful Eva Bereton has just three close friends: Patsy, whom she looks upon as a sister; Bill, once her childhood sweetheart, now married and living in Canada; and her mother, to whom she is devoted. When a tragic accident turns Eva's world upside...


  • Powerful, hard-hearted Leonard Mears has a dark secret: an illegitimate daughter named Sally. His employee, James Peterson is in love with Isabel, Mears¹ legitimate daughter; but when he meets Sally, his heart and dreams are turned upside down....


  • Ada Williams was an ambitious woman who believed money and power would bring her happiness. Now she’s alone, except for a greedy son who despises her and waits to inherit her fortune. Ada, however, has a different plan altogether....


  • From the moment she learns of the stranger's visit, Molly Tattersall is filled with a sense of fear.Then her mother disappears, leaving behind a letter asking Molly to take care of her five brothers and sisters. Molly's wayward father rejects his res...


  • Silas and Cathleen have loved each other since childhood. But when a jealous woman drives them apart, each is swept to a place where it seems there is no love, no peace, and no way back. This is a dramatic tale of courage and heartbreak....






  • Barney would always love her, but he couldn't stay, not while his wandering soul craved adventure. Although Kelly had always known he would leave, she could never have imagined how dramatically it would change her world....


  • Bridget Mulligan loves her husband, but she can¹t quite forget Harry. And when a snow storm drives her into his arms, the inevitable happens. Nine months later a child is born. Alone, Bridget knows her life will never be complete without him....


  • Nell Reece has never known her mother, and her father's burden of guilt about his wife has kept him cowed for years, working as a common labourer on his sister's farm. For all her aunt's spiteful attempts to break Nell's independent spirit, she has n...


  • Lucy Nolan is the golden girl. The only daughter of local grocers, Sally and Mike Nolan, she's grown up in a home of total love and security. The one thing her heart desires is that Jack Hanson might ask her to marry him, and when he does eventually ...


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    One winter's night, in the coal-hole in her yard, Rosie finds that a woman sheltering there has been severely beaten by thugs. At a glance, Kathleen looks like an unkempt, aged vagabond who tramps the roads carrying all her worldly possessions in a g...


  • Twenty-two years ago Emma Grady was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to transportation to Australia where she bore and lost her baby daughter - conceived during a passionate affair with Marlow Tanner. It is now 1885, and Emma has returned to Blackb...


  • Sonny Fareham's lover - and also her boss - is the charismatic Tony Bridgeman, a successful and ruthless man who usually gets what he wants. But for Sonny, the affair that has promised a future of hope and happiness must end in desperate fear. Late o...


  • In 1975 Lucinda Marsh throws herself in front of a speeding train leaving her twelve-year-old daughter Kitty alone, confused and abandoned - save for a selfish aunt, a violent father and her childhood sweetheart Harry Jenkins. When Kitty is sent to a...


  • Rita Blackthorn's heart was barren and hard. In all of her life she had never truly loved. But she had hated. Beneath the loving gaze of her daughter's soft green eyes, her heart swelled with dark and dangerous emotions.Young Cathy Blackthorn has nev...


  • When Rosie's parents were involved in a train accident, her mother was killed and her father left crippled, unable to earn a living and relying on Rosie to keep the wolf from the door.With her mother gone and her sweetheart Adam away in the army, Ros...






  • When Jenny's mistress Claudia seduces her sweetheart, Frank, he leaves ashamed for a new life in Blackburn. Losing Frank is just the first of many disasters that leave Jenny struggling to cope alone. When Claudia gives birth to Frank's baby girl, she...


  • Lizzie Miller worries about her beautiful eldest daughter. A mother shouldn't have favourites, but Ruby wins a special place in Lizzie's heart. Money is short in their little house in Blackburn, and Ruby yearns to give her beloved family a better lif...



  • Beth Ward and Tyler Blacklock share a love they know will last forever. But Beth's mother, Esther, is jealous of the girl and seizes an opportunity to be rid of her daughter. Banished in disgrace from the family home, Beth takes the northbound train ...


  • In the tiny front parlour fourteen-year-old Laura Blake watches her beloved father die, but not before he tells her she will make something of her life. Yet her path to success proves to be a rocky one. Forced to trundle a cart around the back street...


  • The marriage of Marcia and Curt Ratheter seemed idyllically happy. But one fateful day in 1931 brought Marcia's world tumbling about her, and left her and her two daughters without their beloved father. Barty Bendall had always loved her, and the gir...


  • Queenie seemed born to suffer. Her mom died giving birth to her, her drunken father George Kenney ignored her unless he was cursing her, and only beloved Auntie Biddy provided an anchor for the little girl. After Auntie Biddy's death, there was only ...


  • On a fateful night in 1860, Thadius Grady realizes too late that he has made a grave mistake. In blind faith, he has put himself and his daughter Emma at the mercy of his sister and her conniving husband, Caleb Crowther—for he has entrusted to them...


  • Emma Grady, transported to Australia for a crime she did not commit, believes the child she bore as she left England is dead. However, the baby is still alive and growing up an alley urchin in the streets of Blackburn....


  • What if everything you've been brought up to believe was a lie? Whistledown Woman is the moving story of a beautiful girl growing up unaware of her true inheritance, from bestselling author Josephine Cox. Perfect for fans of Kitty Neale and ...






  • Queenie Bedford fled her native Blackburn and the bitter knowledge that she and Rick Marsden, the man she loved, could never marry. But in 1965 she returned north again to stand by her friend Sheila Thorogood, imprisoned for running a brothel with he...