Book List:40 titles
  • While Jane waits for renovations to be completed on her new permanent home, she remains in temporary accommodation under the watchful eye of her landlord Brian Dawes, chair of the governors at Wrayford School. Her work life is dominated by preparatio...



  • With her abusive ex-husband in prison, Jane Cowan finally has the confidence to accept a new job: head teacher of the primary school in the Kentish village of Wrayford. But her new life is soon disrupted when a mysterious intruder breaks into her sch...


  • It’s a busy weekend for Lina: she wins a dance competition, annoys a valuable client and has to play gooseberry when Griff, her business partner, meets an old flame. Killing time, she drives across Dartmoor, only to find two men robbing a medieval ...


  • A fork of lightning and a crash of thunder herald the completion of a heinous crime. In woodland belonging to the eccentric Lord Wychbold, a body has been crucified on a tree. On Easter Day, the Reverend Tobias Campion returns from morning service at...


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    Retired police detective Fran Harman discovers that someone doesn’t like her digging up the past when she re-opens a 20-year-old cold case. Newly-retired, ex-Chief Superintendent Fran Harman and her partner Mark have volunteered to assist Wes...


  • Introducing unconventional rector’s wife and amateur sleuth Jodie Welsh in the first of a brand-new mystery series Highflying city career woman Jodie Welsh was prepared for a dramatic change in lifestyle when she met and married the Reverend Th...


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    British Detective Kate Power grapples with arson, murder, and some very distressing career trouble in this historical mystery.   Moving from London to Birmingham to start over on a new police force was no easy task, but Det. Sergeant Kate Power is f...


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    When a child goes missing at the local tennis club on the day when several skeletons are unearthed on an Ashford building site, Fran Harman finds her caseload heavier than ever at a time when the force is cripplingly short-staffed and she has a less ...






  • Antiques dealer Lina Townend finds herself accused of theft in the latest intriguing mystery When a middle-aged woman enters Lina Townend’s antiques shop wanting to sell a white Beswick china horse which she claims is a cherished heirloom, Lina...


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    Detective Chief Superintendent Fran Harman’s professional and private lives collide when a skeleton is unearthed in her garden Fran is preparing for her forthcoming wedding to Assistant Chief Constable Mark Turner, but renovations at the rectory...


  • The local antiques fair Lina Townend and Griff Tripp set up stall at may be a disaster, but when a local director swoops in and begs Griff to star in her latest production, Lina hopes it will take Griff's mind off a problem he won't share. Lina's own...


  • The last way antiques dealer Lina Townend wants to spend a summer’s afternoon is helping at a church fête. However, Robin, the vicar, is an old friend, so Lina ends up selling bric-a-brac. But a harmless event turns into a crisis when someone trie...


  • Antiques dealer Lina Townend - bright, sharp, and pretty - is making a name for herself as a restorer, with a national reputation for honesty. So when she spots a dead body in a field, she calls the police - only for it to promptly vanish. And it see...


  • Lina Townend is making a name for herself as an antiques dealer, in partnership with her old friend, Griff Tripp. When she is accused of stealing an item she is selling for her father, the disreputable Lord Elham, her plight attracts the attention of...


  • When retired actress Vena Burford finds herself taking center stage again, it's in a role she never expected - as an unofficial private eye. She's been eking out a living as an interior decorator, refurbishing Aldred House, the stately home recently ...


  • Tobias Campion is happily settled as vicar at Moreton Priory. He finds the new lady living of Moreton Hall a charming and generous spirited member of his parish who is only too willing to help Tobias and his friend Dr. Hansard look after the less for...


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    One cold, wet evening in an otherwise unusually dry April, a man falls from the fifth floor window of a hotel in Hythe. Did he jump or was he pushed? Detective Chief Superintendent Fran Harman is already struggling to juggle her work and private life...


  • Spring 1810. Young Parson Tobias Campion is excited to be taking over the small Warwickshire parish of Moreton Priory. But his first night in the village brings excitement of the wrong kind when Tobias intervenes in an attempted rape and becomes hero...


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    When a colleague becomes seriously ill, Chief Superintendent Frances Harman has to delay her impending retirement to oversee an investigation into a recent spate of happy slappings and minor assaults in the Kent area. Initially, she begrudgingly take...


  • It's morning service in a quiet village church. Josie Welford, wealthy widow of one of the country's most wanted criminals and now licensee of the White Hart gastro-pub, is day-dreaming during Father Tim Martin's sermon. Suddenly, the peace is shatte...


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    An unidentifiable woman is found on a roadside - beaten into a coma and raped. The man who finds her, troubled by his inability to resuscitate her, spends hours at her hospital bedside, talking to the woman everyone calls Elise. Two years later Elise...


  • When Josie Welford settles in an idyllic West Country village she honestly believes she can bury her past. She becomes the licensee of the local pub, and becomes a thriving and welcome member of the community. That is until Inspector Nick Thomas, the...


  • Caffy Tyler believes she has well and truly left her old life behind her, in spite of her emotional and physical scars. Living in rural Kent, with a new job and new friends, she feels safe, and -- for the first time in her life -- happy. However a se...


  • Lina Townend, the orphaned natural daughter of somebody, somewhere, has been in care all her life. For the first time, at nineteen, she’s pretty happy, living with kind-hearted antique dealer Griff, who combines the roles of grandfather and employe...


  • Introducing Birmingham Detective Sergeant Kate Power, exiled from London's Metropolitan Police by personal tragedy and making a new start in the distant outpost of Birmingham CID. Her new Brummie bosses are good men, for the most part, but they can't...


  • Sophie Rivers, inner-city college lecturer and amateur singer, has a satisfying life in Birmingham: a job she enjoys, a close circle of friends. Then, suddenly, things go badly wrong. One of her students is murdered on college premises; worse still, ...


  • Detective Sergeant Kate Power has gained promotion but there's no job to be promoted into - so she is sent off to Devon to act in an undercover job. Unfortunately, she's undercover in more ways than one. Kate has no idea what kind of crime she's mean...


  • British Detective Kate Power struggles to keep her personal life together while investigating a difficult cold case in this historical mystery.   Still trying to find her feet in Birmingham, Det. Sergeant Kate Power is back in the Fraud Squad—unde...







  • A funny, sharply observed love story from the author of COMING ALIVE Beth is headmistress of a school in Devon, one that has just been favourably inspected by Ofsted. At the peak of her career, comfortably single and with enough money to enjoy hersel...


  • A heart-warming, unforgettable novel Rebecca Wildbore is left penniless when her bullying husband dies. When Clifford, an old friend, offers her a job at his boys' boarding school, she jumps at the chance to make a new start. But her colleagues are h...


  • Sophie Rivers is finally on vacation after a gruelling season of teaching in a deprived inner-city college, and has just started seeing Mike Lowden. When he becomes the prime suspect in a murder of a not-so-popular rival cricketer, Sophie's got too m...


  • Detective Sergeant Kate Power of Birmingham CID has had bad luck with romance, so when a polite stranger flirts with her on an airline trip home from Florence, she's more than a little suspicious. She gives the man her business card and forgets all a...


  • Lecturer Sophie Rivers is shaken when the college where she works falls victim to a series of arson attacks that result in the death of her colleague. Further sinister incidents occur and Sophie begins to suspect the involvement of an increasingly di...


  • Why would anyone want him dead?Rock musician Andy Rivers has hordes of adoring fans and campaigns for one good cause after another. So why would anyone want him dead? It begins harmlessly enough: mild vandalism, funeral flowers left on the bonnet of ...


  • The third crime novel featuring Sophie RiversSophie seems to have fallen on her feet when she gets a new job - at George Muntz College, which is just yards from her Birmingham home and has lavish facilities and equipment. But she is soon to learn tha...


  • Lecturer Sophie Rivers’ writing course on the outskirts of Birmingham is far from an exotic holiday. Still, creative inspiration might strike. But then, knowing Sophie’s luck, so might a murderer…She can hardly believe it when, soon after the c...


  • Sophie Rivers, inner-city college lecturer and amateur singer, has a satisfying life in Birmingham: a job she enjoys, a close circle of friends. Then, suddenly, things go badly wrong. One of her students is murdered on college premises; worse still, ...