Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • As World War II rages, love, mystery, and secrets collide on the English coast in a riveting novel by the bestselling author of The Snow Gypsy. In April 1943 a young woman washes ashore on a deserted beach in Cornwall, England. With shorn hair and...


  • From the bestselling author of The Woman on the Orient Express comes a haunting novel of two women -- one determined to uncover the past and the other determined to escape it. At the close of World War II, London is in ruins and Rose Daniel isn’...


  • From the author of The Color of Secrets and The Woman on the Orient Express comes a poignant novel inspired by the Hollywood legend -- and the secrets of -- actress Merle Oberon, famous for playing Cathy to Laurence Olivier’s Heathcliff in the film...


  • Hoping to make a clean break from a fractured marriage, Agatha Christie boards the Orient Express in disguise. But unlike her famous detective Hercule Poirot, she can’t neatly unravel the mysteries she encounters on this fateful journey. Agatha ...


  • If you’ve ever wished you could dance with Mr Darcy, be whisked off your feet by Mr Wickham or indulge in gossip with the daring Dashwood sisters this is the volume for you…the third collection of tales shortlisted for the Chawton House Library S...


  • Everyone has secrets, but some can change your life forever.… In the midst of the Second World War, Eva receives the devastating news that her husband is missing and presumed dead. Neither wife nor widow, she lives in a numb state of limbo until...


  • Everyone has secrets, but some can change your life forever… July 1943. Eva’s husband is missing after his boat is torpedoed in the South China Sea. Neither a wife nor a widow, she volunteers for a job so physically tough she begins to forget wha...


  • "Where would I begin to explain it all...?" Twenty-six years have passed since the death of Jane Austen. Armed with a lock of Austen's hair as perhaps her best clue, Anne Sharp, former governess to the Austen family and Jane's close friend, has de...







  • A collection of short stories that showcases a wide range of imaginative takes on what constitutes crime fiction. From bodies buried under the patio to old ladies with enviable inheritances, and from a Chandleresque pastiche to police procedurals, th...


  • Forensic psychologist Megan Rhys in inside Balsall Gate jail when prisoner Carl kelly dies, a rictus grin distorting his features. But is this death what it seems - another drug oversose the authorities would like cleaned up as quickly as possible, o...


  • Megan Rhys is due at a police conference on sex offenders—not a particularly nice subject, but it does mean she can get away from her office at Birmingham’s Heartland University and spend a few days by the sea at her grandmother’s cottage in Bo...


  • Last year Frozen introduced Welsh crime writer Lindsay Jayne Ashford to U.S. mystery fans. Now Strange Blood, the next in this critically acclaimed series, has been shortlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Fellow nominees ...


  • Forensic psychologist Megan Rhys has been asked to advise the police on the murders of two young prostitutes. Seemingly, the women are victims of two killers working together. But there is something wrong with the information the police are giving he...