December 2011 - June 2012 ebooks catalogue from Robert Hale.
januaryâ€“june 2012 Robert Hale ebooks are available from all major online retailers including Amazon Kindle Store, Apple iBookstore, Waterstones, Kobo and Mobi. ebooks REGENCY ebooks www.halebooks.com The Belles Dames Club Melinda Hammond Miss Clarissa Wyckenham comes to London to join her pretty step-mama and finds that Mama-Nell has formed a discreet club for ladies. A sparkling comedy of romance and adventure set at the end of the eighteenth century. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9717-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9718-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9716-7 £7.99 • December 2011 An Impossible Confession Sandra Heath Miss Helen Fairmead was an innocent in the ways of the world, so finding the perfect suitor proved difficult. The man chosen was Ralph St John and he was everything a proper young lady would want in a gentleman. Lord Drummond, on the other hand, was everything a young lady should avoid … 224pp • Rights: BPTM excl. Can. • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9756-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9757-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9755-6 £7.99 • December 2011 Lady Farquhar’s Butterfly Beverley Eikli Falsely branded an adulteress and separated from her child by her vengeful late husband, Lady Olivia Farquhar unexpectedly discovers a deep and mutual love for her son’s guardian, Max Atherton. But happiness with Max can never be possible when Olivia is blackmailed into a union with her late husband’s religious confessor. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9764-8 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9765-5 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9763-1 £7.99 • December 2011 Lady of Lincoln Ann Barker Emily Whittaker’s life in Lincoln is one of good works and the closest thing to romance in her experience is her lukewarm relationship with Dr Boyle. A new friendship with Nathalie Fanshawe brings interest to her life and makes possible a welcome visit to the seaside. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9720-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9721-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9719-8 £7.99 • December 2011 A Particular Circumstance Shirley Smith Sisters Charlotte and Kitty Grayson are living with their mother at rented Westbury Hall. When the owner returns home unexpectedly with his handsome great-nephew, Hugo, they are asked to leave the Hall forthwith. A skeleton is discovered in the library, following a huge storm, and past family tensions are revealed. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9711-2 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9712-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9710-5 £7.99 • December 2011 january–june 2012 thriller ebooks Death of a Supertanker Antony Trew The conspiracy to take Ocean Mammoth to her doom involved meticulous planning and ruthless execution. Even then the story was far from over, for who was responsible? Was it a member of the crew or some other crewman who had access to the supertanker’s complex electronic system? 240pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9648-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9649-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9647-4 £7.99 • February 2012 The Golden Reef James Pattinson When the SS Southern Queen encountered a lifeboat in the Pacific Ocean, a strange mystery was uncovered. For the lifeboat was marked Valparaiso I and the Valparaiso had been sunk by a Japanese submarine back in January 1945. It had also been carrying a million pounds’ worth of gold bullion … 240pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9729-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9730-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9728-0 £7.99 • January 2012 Kleber’s Convoy Antony Trew It was the custom of the German Naval Command in the Second World War to name Allied convoys after the U-Boat commander who made the first sighting report. Kapitanleutnant Johan Kleber sighted convoy JW137, Murmansk bound, as it battered its way through the freezing storms and gloom of an Arctic winter; and so Kleber’s Convoy it became. This is an authoritative and gripping account of the grim struggle of an Allied convoy to reach Murmansk. 214pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9642-9 •PDF: 978-0-7090-9643-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9641-2 £7.99 • February 2012 Ocean Prize James Pattinson When a valuable cargo ship is abandoned in the mid-Atlantic, Captain Barling of the SS Hopeful Enterprise has very special reasons for wishing to tow it into port. But is he justified in risking men’s lives for the sake of his own desires? 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9738-9 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9739-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9737-2 £7.99 • January 2012 The Rodriguez Affair James Pattinson When Henry Banner turns up in London, after a spell in South America, looking for a favour from his old friend Robert Cade, Cade agrees to keep Banner’s parcel safe until he returns for it. But the next morning Banner is found dead in his hotel room and when other people start turning up looking for the parcel, Cade decides a trip to Venezuela might throw some light on the reasons for Henry’s murder. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9732-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9733-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9731-0 £7.99 • January 2012 THRILLER ebooks www.halebooks.com The Sea Break Antony Trew This is the exciting story of Lieutenant Commander Widmark’s greatest adventure: the organization and execution of a private cutting-out operation designed – regardless of any consequences – to strike a single telling blow for his own side. These events are brought to life by the author’s knowledge of sea-going and the power of narrative that brought him worldwide success. 256pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9654-2 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9655-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9653-5 £7.99 • February 2012 Sea Fury James Pattinson It was an oddly assorted company of passengers that boarded the SS Chetwynd in Hong Kong and Singapore to take passage to Fremantle. In this company, living in such close quarters, there was inevitably a certain amount of friction. But human passions would prove insignificant by comparison when the indescribable fury of the storm hit. 240pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9741-9 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9742-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9740-2 £7.99 • January 2012 The Spanish Hawk James Pattinson There were five dead men in the cabin of the boat, lying under six fathoms of Caribbean water. But the men had not been drowned: they had been shot through the head at close range. John Fletcher had gone down to photograph a sunken ship, but he took photographs of its cargo of dead men instead. Soon he is having trouble from the island police and wishes he had never said anything to anyone … 240pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9735-8 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9736-5 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9734-1 £7.99 • January 2012 Ultimatum Antony Trew With chilling plausibility, Antony Trew describes how a group of ultra-militant terrorists – disavowed by Yassir Arafat and the PLO – hijack a nuclear warhead, smuggle it into London, issue an ultimatum, and so trigger off a macabre treasure hunt that has the lives of hundreds of thousands of Londoners at stake. 240pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9645-0 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9646-7 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9644-3 £7.99 • February 2012 The White Schooner Antony Trew For nearly a year Charles Black has been stalking his prey and now, on the lovely island of Ibiza, he is very close to his victim. When the lean white schooner Snowgoose sails into the harbour, Black knows it is time to move in for the kill… 240pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9651-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9652-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9650-4 £7.99 • February 2012 january–june 2012 General Fiction ebooks Star-Crossed Summer Sarah Stanley Summer 1815. Gloucestershire heiress Beth Tremoille is impoverished by her scheming stepmother. Now a blacksmith’s mistress, she steals money paid by handsome, rich and ruthless Sir Guy Valmer, who considers the Tremoille inheritance to be his. Unknown to Beth, he means to force her into marriage after finding a missing will that reinstates her as her father’s heir. Fearing arrest for stealing, she flees to London, where several brushes with Guy make her realize how physically drawn to him she is. But fear makes her flee again, and under a false name she leases a remote house on the coast of Exmoor. There, believing herself safe, she meets a new love, wealthy landowner Landry Haldane, with whom she embarks upon a passionate affair; but Guy is still on her trail, and is gradually drawing closer. (Adult content) 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9747-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9748-8 EPUB: 978-0-7090-9746-4 • £7.99 • January 2012 Midwinter Marriage Sarah Stanley At a midwinter ball in 1815, attended by West Country society, Beth Tremaine is betrothed to landowner Landry Haldane, who adores her. But she has a secret past. Made penniless by her stepmother, she became a blacksmith’s mistress and stole money for a new life. Pursued by Sir Guy Valmer, whom she both feared and desired, she fled to the Devon coast and changed her name. As Beth and Landry dance at the ball, Guy’s carriage approaches through the snow. Beth is about to confront her past. (Adult content) 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9744-0 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9745-7 EPUB: 978-0-7090-9743-3 • £7.99 • January 2012 GENERAL FICTION ebooks www.halebooks.com The Accidental Marriage Marina Oliver Julia can only look forward to marriage with an impecunious curate. Life as a governess or companion beckons. When her sister Fanny, her husband and their children go to Vienna, she seizes the chance to go as governess to her nieces. In Vienna the congress that is to settle the fate of Europe after the Napoleonic wars is gathering … 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7198-0538-7 • PDF: 978-0-7198-0539-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7198-0537-0 £7.99 • June 2012 All Her Life Louise Pakeman In late nineteenth-century England, Eleanor causes a stir when she refuses to consider marriage to the man her parents have chosen for her. Instead, she sets sail for Australia with her own choice of husband. All Her Life is a gripping tale about mothers, daughters and the ties that bind. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9769-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9770-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9768-6 £7.99 • January 2012 Beneath Us the Stars David Wiltshire In 1944 Mary Rice is a young academic at Cambridge University and Bill Anderson an American fighter pilot stationed in East Anglia. Ordered to rest, Bill chances upon Mary in the library of her college and their attraction is instantaneous – and life changing. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9936-9 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9937-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9935-2 £7.99 • May 2012 Beyond the Storm E.V. Thompson When the fiercest storm in living memory pounds the shores of 19th century Cornwall, a young girl is found, barely alive, washed up among the rocks of a remote North Cornish cove. Her arrival will affect the lives of those who come to know her and, for Alice Kilpeck in particular, nothing will ever be the same again. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9660-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9661-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9659-7 £7.99 • February 2012 The Biggest Female in the World Wendy Perriam In Wendy Perriam’s arresting new short stories, we are plunged into the dreams and delusions of contemporary life and love. Her frail and fallible characters seek solace through the power of the imagination, finding release in fantasy worlds. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9958-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9959-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9957-4 £7.99 • June 2012 january–june 2012 GENERAL FICTION ebooks Bitter Inheritance Ann Cliff Facing eviction from her Yorkshire farm after the death of her parents, Sally Mason refuses to accept that a woman is not capable of independence. In doing so she must fight her formidable aunt and, worse still, her grim landlord, who maintains a bitter feud with the Mason family over a murder committed fifty years before. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7198-0526-4 • PDF: 978-0-7198-0527-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7198-0525-7 £7.99 • June 2012 Cinnabar Summer Danielle Shaw Rosemary Fielding is delighted when impresario and family friend Oliver Duncan suggests turning her novel into a mini-series. However, she’s less keen on the leading man and Oliver insists she spend the weekend with Stephen, where their blossoming relationship resembles the cinnabar moths that abound. But the colours of the cinnabar also herald danger, and there is a predator close to home. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9942-0 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9943-7 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9941-3 £7.99 • May 2012 Come the Hour Peggy Savage Summer 1938 and, for the second time, Britain is threatened by war with Germany. In London, together, and helping each other, two families struggle to survive and endure the six years of war, each of them fighting to achieve impossible dreams. 224pp •Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7198-0529-5 • PDF: 978-0-7198-0530-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7198-0528-8 £7.99 • June 2012 Coming Home Vonnie Hughes In the aftermath of a vicious rape, Juliana Colebrook shuns all men apart from the injured soldiers she nurses. Orphaned and alone, she desperately wants to leave Portugal for the protection of her relatives in England. When she meets Brigade-Major Colwyn Hetherington and they return to England together, everything changes. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9787-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9788-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9786-0 £7.99 • January 2012 The Dream Traders E.V. Thompson E.V. Thompson’s number one bestseller immerses the reader in the greed, misery and ruthlessness of the Chinese opium trade. Young Cornishman Luke Trewarne is in the Far East to make his fortune but his plans are threatened by his ideals, together with a growing love for China, its people and a beautiful Chinese boat-girl. 400pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9657-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9658-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9656-6 £7.99 • February 2012 GENERAL FICTION ebooks www.halebooks.com Enduring Passions David Wiltshire For Tom Roxham and Fay Rossiter the problems of relationships across the social divide in pre-war England pale into insignificance against the terrible pressures that threaten not only their love, but their very lives, as Mr Chamberlain’s tired voice announces that the country is at war with Germany. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9933-8 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9934-5 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9932-1 £7.99 • May 2012 Facing the World Grace Thompson When Rhys Martin goes away under suspicion of burglary, Sally Travis is prepared to face the gossips alone and ignore unkind remarks about him, even when their baby is born. But her doubts about Rhys begin to grow. When he finally returns, will she be waiting? Or has too much happened for things to be the same? 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9979-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9980-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9978-9 £7.99 • May 2012 Follow Your Star Jennifer Bohnet Living and working in Monaco, Nanette Weston enjoyed a glamorous lifestyle until a serious car accident changed everything. Returning, three years later, at the request of her friend and employer, Vanessa, Nanette is drawn into a world of dangerous liaisons, where nothing is what it seems. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7198-0541-7 • PDF: 978-0-7198-0542-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7198-0540-0 £7.99 • June 2012 Forgotten as a Dream Shirley Smith Life is unbearable for young and beautiful Lizzie Baines when her cruel stepfather sells her to Captain Preston. After running away she seeks safety and sanctuary with Miss Jane Gibson, a wealthy older woman who has taught her in Sunday school. The hapless Lizzie is then taken to England and enrolled at the Hanbury Academy for the Daughters of Gentlefolk. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9939-0 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9940-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9938-3 £7.99 • May 2012 The Glory Girls June Gadsby Mary, Anne, Iris and tough little Effie form a formidable group when, in 1939, they join the FANYs, or more precisely the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, calling themselves ‘The Glory Girls’. However, the glory they dreamed of is short-lived as their unit moves from the London blitz to occupied France. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9918-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9919-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9917-8 £7.99 • May 2012 january–june 2012 GENERAL FICTION ebooks God’s Highlander E.V. Thompson Fresh from ministering to a poor parish in the slums of 1830s Glasgow after a brief career in the British army, young Reverend Wyatt Jamieson takes up the ministry of the Highland village of Eskaig. He is greeted with suspicion and resentment by a community facing the destruction of its way of life but he wins the heart of the people, whilst losing his own to Mairi, a local girl. 384pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9663-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9664-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9662-7 £7.99 • February 2012 Goodbye to Dreams Grace Thompson In a small seaside town, Cecily and Ada run their father’s grocery shop. Since their mother left them, they have lived above the shop with Myfanwy, a six-year-old they adopted when her parents died. Is the growing business the only part of their life to offer them happiness? 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9973-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9974-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9972-7 £7.99 • May 2012 Gull Island Grace Thompson Gull Island traces the lives of Barbara, Rosita and the Carey family over many years – through wars, hurt, hope and betrayal. When Rosita grows up, she must cope with more than her share of deceit and disappointment – but when she faces danger on Gull Island, those around her find that they are stronger than they ever imagined … 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9976-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9977-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9975-8 £7.99 • May 2012 Hawke’s Tor E.V. Thompson The brutal murder of a promiscuous young wife and the disappearance of her baby son bring Superintendent Amos Hawke and Sergeant Tom Churchyard to a tiny moorland village in nineteenth-century Cornwall, where the residents harbour dark secrets. 304pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9666-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9667-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9665-8 £7.99 • February 2012 In Guilty Night Alison Taylor When fourteen-year-old Arwel Thomas, a runaway from the local children’s home, turns up dead, an apparent victim of sexual abuse, DCI Michael McKenna and his colleagues are slowly drawn in to the web of relationships and power struggles surrounding Arwel and his peers in the claustrophobic world of childcare institutions. 288pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9945-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9946-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9944-4 £7.99 • May 2012 GENERAL FICTION ebooks www.halebooks.com Into the Blue Christina Green In late nineteenth-century Devon, Hester Redding longs to experience excitement and new ideas but family responsibilities tie her to an arranged marriage and a quiet life in the countryside. Then a family secret threatens to destroy Hester’s happiness. Will it ruin her chances of escape forever? 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9693-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9694-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9692-4 £7.99 • January 2012 The Italian Affair Loren Teague Gina Rosselini, the granddaughter of a wealthy fishing magnate, lives a charmed life until her twin sister, Maria, is shot on her wedding day, and Gina is marked as the gunnman’s next target. The Rosselini family hire Rick Caruso, an ex-cop and private investigator, to act as a bodyguard for Gina … but she has other plans. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9982-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9983-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9981-9 £7.99 • May 2012 A Kind of Legacy Mary de Laszlo Max’s last act on his eightieth birthday was to make Cinni pregnant, something she only discovers whilst working in Nice. There she meets Lucian Fielding and warms to his softer side. However, it is not long before she realizes he is a danger to her, for Max’s fame as an artist means Cinni must keep her child’s paternity secret. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9985-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9986-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9984-0 £7.99 • May 2012 Little Marvel and Other Stories Wendy Perriam A girl with a crippling pea-phobia, a woman driven to murderous rage in an anger management workshop, a wife torn between her dashing artist-lover and her uptight accountant-husband – these are some of the characters in Wendy Perriam’s fifth short-story collection. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9961-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9962-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9960-4 £7.99 • June 2012 A Matter of Duty Sandra Heath Handsome and wealthy Lord Christopher Highclare made it painfully clear why he was asking a virtual nobody like Miss Louisa Cherington to be his wife. He had made a promise to her dying brother to do so and was honour-bound to keep that that vow. Thus these two were bound to marry – and bound to wonder what their future would hold. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7198-0523-3 • PDF: 978-0-7198-0524-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7198-0522-6 £7.99 • June 2012 january–june 2012 GENERAL FICTION ebooks Midsummer Madness Stella Whitelaw Midsummer Madness follows the fortunes of talented actress, Sophie Gresham, as she struggles with the secret she is desperate to hide from her theatre company. She is shocked when she realizes that Joe Harrison, their tough guest producer from New York, is the penniless actor she once helped out in the days when she had more heart than sense. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9723-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9724-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9722-8 £7.99 • January 2012 Paint on the Smiles Grace Thompson Cecily and Ada Owen’s shop is very successful and business is good. However, things turn sour when Ada’s husband, Phil Spencer, comes out of prison a very strange and dangerous man. And Myfanwy, Cecily’s daughter, denied for too long, is planning a cruel revenge. Is it too late for the Owen sisters to survive or can they celebrate the end of the war with hope in their hearts? 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9970-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9971-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9969-7 £7.99 • May 2012 The Queen’s Margarine Wendy Perriam In Wendy Perriam’s sixth short-story collection, catalysts for life-change come in surprising forms. In this inventive new collection, the mundane goes hand in hand with the miraculous – and even the Queen eats margarine. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9848-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9849-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9847-8 £7.99 • June 2012 Rendezvous in Cannes Jennifer Bohnet Behind the parties and the champagne at the glitzy, glamorous Cannes Film Festival, two very different women are starring in their own real-life dramas. Throw in an unhappy mother, an ex-lover and an illegitimate child, and the two women could be living the script of the next Cannes blockbuster. One thing is certain, after the festival their lives will have changed forever. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9726-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9727-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9725-9 £7.99 • January 2012 GENERAL FICTION ebooks www.halebooks.com Rhiannon Carole Llewellyn The year is 1909 and fifteen year-old Rhiannon Hughes and her young stepsister find themselves abandoned and alone. They are forced to leave their home in the Welsh valleys and take refuge with Rhiannon’s aunt, Florence Desmond, a popular music hall star. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9714-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9715-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9713-6 £7.99 • January 2012 Scarlet Wind Frances Burke In Paris, 1792, Doctor Juliette Roussel longs to save some of the city’s imprisoned children and use their blood money to help other innocents. Forced to practise medicine as a man, she holds a unique position within the feared prison of the Conciergerie. Can Juliette keep her secret safe? 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9955-0 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9956-7 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9954-3 £7.99 • May 2012 The Straw Halter Joan M. Moules Betsy is eighteen years old when she is sold in the market place to farmer Daniel Forrester. Having always felt like an outcast in her family she decides to investigate the death of her father who reputedly died when she was a baby. Will Betsy discover the truth about her ancestry? 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7198-0532-5 • PDF: 978-0-7198-0533-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7198-0531-8 £7.99 • June 2012 The Tears of Autumn David Wiltshire For two couples honeymooning in Sorrento in 1938, life is full of promise and the Munich crisis is just over – a relief for both Biff and Rosemary Banks and their new found friends. Eleven months later their countries and their friendship are torn apart by a terrible war – a war that will last for six long years. At the end of it, will their friendship have survived? 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9930-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9931-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9929-1 £7.99 • May 2012 Time to Move On Grace Thompson Seranne Laurence is furious when her mother announces she is to marry the latest in a long line of unsuitable menfriends. Filled with resentment towards her new stepfather she moves to the small, Welsh village of Cwm Derw and meets a wealth of new friends, including Luke, who risks his own life to rescue her. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9988-8 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9989-5 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9987-1 £7.99 • May 2012 january–june 2012 GENERAL FICTION/western ebooks Tin Hats and Gas Masks Joan M. Moules Coming from totally different backgrounds, evacuees Anita and Johnny are thrown together during the Second World War. Anita, whom Johnny insists on calling Annie, is drawn to the young boy from the first day. Their experiences are destined to change both of their lives and the lives of their families in this heartwarming story. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9915-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9916-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9914-7 £7.99 • May 2012 The Wild Card Beth Elliott Kitty Towers is an unusual debutante. She considers society life idle and frivolous and is determined not to find a husband. Kitty soon realises that there are dark undercurrents to all these society events and one of her admirers is a spy. Only by taking drastic and almost fatal action can she avoid a tragedy for her country and herself. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9952-9 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9953-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9951-2 £7.99 • May 2011 All Guns Blazing Doug Thorne Cal Hennessy was on his way to meet up with old friend Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls. The plan was to catch up on each other’s news over a beer or three. But before he got there he ran into two dead men and a bunch of blood-hungry Comanches … 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9611-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9612-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9610-8 £3.99 • December 2011-12-22 Arkansas Smith Jack Martin Arkansas Smith: the name was legend. Once he had been a Texas Ranger, but now he was something else entirely. Some said he was an outlaw, a killer of men and a fast draw. Others claimed he was a kind of special lawman, dispensing frontier justice across the West and bringing law to the lawless. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9887-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9888-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9886-7 £3.99 • April 2012 western ebooks www.halebooks.com The Blood of Iron Eyes Rory Black In the wilds of Arizona Territory, infamous bounty hunter Iron Eyes adds another outlaw to his tally. Heading towards the nearest town to collect the reward money, he discovers the outlaw worked for Brewster Fontaine, who owns everything and everyone in the town – including the bank. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9803-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9804-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9802-7 £3.99 • February 2012 The Bonanza Trail John Dyson Hunter and guide Scope Mitchell was better equipped than most to survive the perils of the wilderness, but he had a battle on his hands when Frenchie Pete and his gang of thugs began stalking him. Would his lone rifle be a match for the outlaws? 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9832-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9833-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9831-7 £3.99 • February 2012 Broken Star Terry Murphy Divided loyalties cause Fallon Vejar to leave his outlaw band when its leader decides to rob the bank in Vejar’s hometown. Having fled two years earlier after being accused of murder, his fears for Raya – the girl he left behind – make him return to Yancey. Now he must head towards a final showdown with all the odds against him. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9829-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9830-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9828-7 £3.99 • February 2012 Buck and the Widow Rancher Carlton Youngblood Somebody doesn’t like the idea of James Buckley Armstrong helping a recently widowed woman and his welcome leaves one man dead. The problems facing the young widow are overpowering but Buck is ready, and determined to even the score. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9896-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9897-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9895-9 £3.99 • February 2012 The Chicanery of Paco Ibañez Jack Sheriff Marshal Thornton Wilde takes delivery of two prisoners, one of whom is the son he hasn’t seen for twenty years! Then, just hours later, there is a jail break with the marshal and the town drunk in hot pursuit. Gradually a complicated plot unfolds involving a series of bank robberies and a Mexican peasant with lofty ambitions. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9602-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9603-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9601-6 £3.99 • December 2011 january–june 2012 western ebooks Chinaman’s Gold Lou Armstrong Leo Denver is in trouble. There’s a sick Chinaman back at his ranch, lovely Rose Prescott has married his rival Jake Brody and when Leo tries to drown his sorrows he ends up in jail with the sheriff promising to hang him. Can Leo beat his enemy in time to secure his share of the Chinaman’s gold? 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9998-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9999-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9997-0 £3.99 • April 2012 The Colorado Kid Dale Mike Rogers Ben Baker was the most powerful man in the remote Montana settlement of Silver Springs, but, even surrounded by a small army of hired guns, he was afraid. For Baker had many enemies and Brewster Doyle was one of the biggest … 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9806-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9807-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9805-8 £3.99 • February 2012 Dead by Sundown I.J. Parnham When Galen Benitez killed Mike Donohue’s wife, Mike vowed to get his revenge that very day. But it took five long years before he tracked the outlaw down to the inhospitable region known as the Cauldron. With Galen still at large, Mike will need his trusty six-shooter to ensure that he isn’t the one who is dead by sundown. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9800-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9801-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9799-0 £3.99 • February 2012 Death Rides Alone Dale Graham When Bronco Travis rides into Silverton his only thought is to avenge the death of his father. Nobody recognizes the son of the marshal who had been brutally murdered eight years before by Jack Bowdrie and his gang. He will need all his wits and a lethal gun-hand if his deadly nemesis is to be defeated. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9823-2 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9824-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9822-5 £3.99 • February 2012 Devil’s Range Skeeter Dodds Caleb Ross accepts an invitation from an old friend to join him as a ranching partner. Glad to leave his life of drifting, Caleb makes his way to Ghost Creek only to find that he’s ridden into big trouble. Up against some formidable opposition, he’ll have to be quick and clever if he’s to survive. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9857-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9858-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9856-0 £3.99 • April 2012 western ebooks www.halebooks.com Drummond Takes a Hand Alan Irwin When Sheriff Will Drummond’s brother Clint is tortured and murdered by outlaw Luke Brent, Will quits his job and sets out to find the killer. He rides to a ranch in Wyoming, run by the killer’s father, in the hope of finding his quarry. Can he possibly succeed in bringing his brother’s killer to justice? 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9620-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9621-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9619-1 £3.99 • December 2011 The Gallows Gang I.J. Parnham After escaping en route to their appointment with the gallows, eight condemned men blazed a trail of destruction, leaving behind swinging bodies as a reminder of the fate they had avoided. Four men set out to bring them to justice but can this mismatched group put aside their differences in time to end the Gallows Gang’s reign of terror? 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9617-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9618-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9616-0 £3.99 • December 2011 Gun for Revenge Steve Hayes While hiding out in Mexico Gabriel Moonlight is confronted by Ellen Kincaide, a novice nun who begs him to avenge the death of her sister and Gabriel’s former girlfriend, Cally. He refuses to help, knowing if he returns to New Mexico he will be hung for his crimes as the outlaw Mesquite Jennings. But sometimes a man can be made to change his mind … 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9608-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9609-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9607-8 £3.99 • December 2011 Gunsmoke in Vegas J. William Allen Vegas Springs was unknown to all but a few lucky people; in the midst of the desert it had one redeeming feature: life-giving water. Seb Ashton was one of those lucky people – with hardcases on his tail he had fled into the desert desperate to find the Springs. However, his ruthless pursuers had followed him and Ashton knew he must face a showdown – in the blistering sands of Vegas. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9912-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9913-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9911-6 £3.99 • April 2012 The Hanging of Charlie Darke Will DuRey Annie and Charlie Darke suspect someone is trying to chase them from their Wyoming valley home. Wes Gray, a friend of Annie’s uncle, arrives to investigate just in time to rescue Charlie from a lynch mob. Determined to discover the truth, the more Wes learns the less sure he is of the true motive of the Darkes’ enemies. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9875-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9876-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9874-4 • £3.99 • April 2012 january–june 2012 western ebooks High Gun at Surlock Terrell L. Bowers To keep from serving jail time, Vince Templeton agrees to take on a false identity and go to Surlock, Wyoming, to work as a teamster for Charles Huxton. His job is to prevent a war, brewing between Huxton’s Transport and the Yates freight outfit. It’s a job that will test his mettle: to fail the test is to die. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9826-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9827-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9825-6 £3.99 • February 2012 High Mountain Stand-off John C. Danner His name was Sam Harper and the only thing he knew for sure about himself was that he was skilled with a gun. His past was a blank, his future unknown. When he met the beautiful Virginia Maitland she was a lone woman desperate for his help. With her life under threat from unseen enemies she needed answers. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9890-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9891-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9889-8 £3.99 • April 2012 The Last Waterhole Jack Sheriff When ex-outlaw Bobbie Lee sees a rider at Beattie’s Halt he knows it means trouble. Hours later his innocent son is gunned down and three more hard-bitten strangers have joined the gunman called Van Gelderen. But who are they? In the heat of the desert old feuds are settled in a six-gun blaze. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9884-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9885-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9883-6 £3.99 • April 2012 Marshal Law Corba Sunman Deputy Marshal Jed Law rode into Buffalo Creek with only the minimum of orders. Rustler trouble had flared up between two ranchers and a man had been killed. It was simple and Law did not expect much trouble. But from the start – when he first set eyes on Julie Rutherford and her father Ben – it all went wrong. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9878-2 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9879-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9877-5 £3.99 • April 2012 Miller’s Ride Caleb Rand Travelling north, Chad Miller happens upon a small Colorado township, where Perdi Bridge is vainly trying to protect her family and cattle business from Brig Porton. A one-time army commander, Porton is intent on wresting the Bridges’ property from them, taking their very lives if necessary. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9797-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9798-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9796-9 £3.99 • February 2012 western ebooks www.halebooks.com Ride Back to Redemption Eugene Clifton Marshal of Redemption, Jeff Warrinder, was a happy man until he was robbed of his wife and unborn child. A year later, he’s a drunken no-hoper. If he’s ever to get back to Redemption Jeff must overcome his own demon: the one that comes in a whisky bottle. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9854-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9855-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9853-9 £3.99 • April 2012 Saddle Tramps Owen G. Irons When you work with a man, ride with him and eat the same food, you are loyal to him. That was the way Corey Keogh had always believed it should be. But when his partner set his sights on robbing banks and forcing his unwanted attentions on Corey’s one love, the day of reckoning was at hand. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9791-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9792-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9790-7 £3.99 • December 2011 Shadow Man Andrew McBride His name was Calvin Taylor but the Apaches called him Shadow Man. Now he was the guide for a wagon train of down-on-their-luck farmers following the Trail of Lost Souls. But the trail became a journey of death and Taylor found himself branded a renegade. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9605-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9606-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9604-7 £3.99 • December 2011 Shadow of the Gallows Steven Gray When homesteader Ralph Bannister is murdered, Tom Steadman becomes the obvious suspect. After being found guilty and sentenced to hang he seeks the help of Bellington’s Detective Agency. It will take a great deal of blood and trouble before Bannister’s real killer can be revealed. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9820-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9821-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9819-5 £3.99 • February 2012 Smoky Hill Trail Mark Falcon Eighteen-year-old Jed Stone was in trouble. His family’s home and land would be repossessed by the Denver Bank unless they made their next mortgage repayment. But there was no way the money could be found, unless by unlawful means … 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9893-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9894-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9892-8 £3.99 • April 2012 january–june 2012 western ebooks Track Down the Devil Greg Mitchell Outlaws are plaguing the Santa Rosa area and Marshal Tim Cleary is sent there to investigate the theft of military rifles. He joins forces with Sheriff Lou Braga in an attempt to break up the gang and to determine the fate of Red Baxter, the freight company driver moving the rifles. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9590-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9591-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9589-7 £3.99 • December 2011 Trail to Fort Laramie Jack Edwardes Jack Latimer has been sheriff since he stopped off at Beaver Creek, keen to put the horrors of the War behind him. For ten years he’s been content, and drawn his Navy Colt only to win the annual shooting contest. Then Beaver Creek explodes. Hired killers arrive in the town. If he’s to survive he’ll need to think fast and shoot straight. 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9614-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9615-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9613-9 £3.99 • December 2011 Two-Gun Trouble Gillian F. Taylor Heads turn when Jonah Durrell rides into Motherlode. Some people see him as a handsome, vain and charming man. Others know of his reputation as a smart, successful manhunter, as good with his fists as with his matched guns. Jonah just wants to enjoy himself but is interrupted by the brutal murder of a girl. Jonah can never resist helping a damsel in distress. But at what cost? 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9881-2 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9882-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9880-5 £3.99 • February 2012 Viva the Brazos Kid! Frank Longfellow Bill Watson is not the luckiest of men. First he finds himself accused of robbery and murder. Then he is kidnapped by the gang who actually committed these crimes and gets framed for a further series of bank raids. It will be a miracle if Bill can escape with his life never mind his liberty. But then nothing is impossible for the man known throughout the West as the legendary Brazos Kid! 160pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9599-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9600-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9598-9 £3.99 • December 2011 CRIME ebooks www.halebooks.com The Advocate’s Wife NormaN Russell Set in late Victorian London and rural Essex, this well-written novel about Adelaide and Sir William Porteous features the chirpy but vulnerable Detective Inspector Arnold Box and his colleagues of Great Scotland Yard. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9672-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9673-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9671-9 £7.99 • March 2012 The Aquila Project Norman Russell At the opening of Tower Bridge in June 1894, a would-be assassin, Anton Grunwalski, is arrested but later dramatically rescued from police custody. Detective Inspector Arnold Box uncovers a conspiracy, the Aquila Project, which aims to assassinate the Tsar and plunge Europe into war. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9681-8 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9682-5 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9680-1 £7.99 • March 2012 Beside a Narrow Stream Faith Martin When Wayne Sutton’s body is found in a beautiful summer meadow, his head bashed in and a red paper heart left callously on his body, Hillary Greene is not surprised to learn that the handsome young artist had a reputation as a heartless Casanova. As she investigates this chilling murder, she begins to see that perhaps all is not what it seems. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9991-8 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9992-5 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9990-1 £7.99 • March 2012 By a Narrow Majority Faith Martin When a would-be politician is found battered to death in his kitchen, DI Hillary Greene is not convinced that the motive is political. After all, the victim was not universally popular locally and it quickly transpires that he was having an affair. But then Hillary is abruptly and violently prevented from continuing with the murder investigation. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9863-8 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9864-5 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9862-1 £7.99 • March 2012 Chosen Bill Kitson When Sarah Kelly fails to return from a night out, DI Mike Nash has to look deeper into other cases; girls who have vanished without trace. While investigating seemingly unconnected crimes, Nash strives to come to grips with the psyche of a most unusual serial killer. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9690-0 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9691-7 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9689-4 £7.99 • January 2012 january–june 2012 CRIME ebooks Depths of Deceit Norman Russell Set in late Victorian times, Depths of Deceit is the sixth novel featuring Detective Inspector Box of Scotland Yard and Sergeant Knollys, who together probe into the professional lives of Roderick Ainsworth and his deadly rival, Sir Charles Wayneflete, to uncover the dreadful truth about the Mithras murders. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9687-0 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9688-7 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9686-3 £7.99 • March 2012 The Dorset House Affair Norman Russell When young Maurice Claygate and Sophie Lénart, a notorious woman spy, are found shot dead, Inspector Arnold Box hears from the Head of Secret Intelligence that there are international ramifications to the case. Together the two men head to France and bring the affair to a devastating and unexpected climax. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9684-9 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9685-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9683-2 £7.99 • March 2012 Double Jeopardy Martin Stratford Set in the fictitious English city of Havenchester, Double Jeopardy follows DS Julie Sergeant and private detective Alec Tanner as they investigate a number of potential suspects in a murder, including a vicious gangland boss who is plotting to avenge himself on his cheating girlfriend. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9778-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9779-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9777-8 £7.99 • January 2012 The Gold Masters Norman Russell Sir Hamo Strange is one of the gold masters, whose stock-in-trade is unimaginable quantities of fine gold. He is also a collector of ancient books, a passion shared with his hated rival, the private banker Lord Jocelyn Peto. Their rivalry leads to murder, bringing Detective Inspector Box and Sergeant Knollys to investigate. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9678-8 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9679-5 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9677-1 £7.99 • March 2012 The Hansa Protocol Norman Russell In the bitter January of 1893, the German peace crusader Dr Otto Seligmann is blown to pieces in the Belvedere, his garden library at Chelsea. Detective Inspector Box and Sergeant Knollys interview Seligmann’s associate, Count Cernzy, who reveals that Britain is infested by agents of the German war party. 242pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9669-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9670-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9668-9 £7.99 • March 2012 crime ebooks www.halebooks.com The Italian Potion Edward Bewley Alchemists and courtiers seek to confound Francis Wyld as he investigates the death of a Frenchman in London in 1663. The quest leads to Whitehall where it becomes intertwined with the political and religious intrigue within the court of Charles II. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9781-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9782-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9780-8 £7.99 • January 2012 The Ledbury Lamplighters Kerry Tombs On Christmas Eve, 1888, a mysterious stranger arrives in the small Herefordshire market town of Ledbury. A few days later, on New Year’s Eve, as the Ledbury Lamplighters see out the year by extinguishing the town’s lamps, a prominent local businessman is murdered in full view of partygoers. It is left to Inspector Ravenscroft to unravel the chilling sequence of events that led to his untimely death. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9921-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9922-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9920-8 £7.99 • June 2012 The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes Paul D. Gilbert Dr John Watson finally reopens the lid of his old tin box and discovers a veritable treasure trove of unpublished tales recounting the remarkable skills of his friend and colleague, Mr Sherlock Holmes. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7198-0535-6 • PDF: 978-0-7198-0536-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7198-0534-9 £7.99 • April 2012 Love to Death Patti Battison Aging rocker Johnny Lee Rogers is coming to Larchborough for a series of charity concerts and dowdy, deluded librarian Lizzie Thornton – his biggest fan – has won tickets to see his final show. Lizzie is convinced that fate is bringing them together. For DCI Paul Wells, a group of travellers, Lizzie, and a missing girl all conspire to create a summer of torment, intrigue and murder …. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9775-4 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9776-1 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9774-7 £7.99 • January 2012 january–june 2012 crime ebooks Narrow is the Way Faith Martin When a beautiful bride is found strangled in a cow-shed, D.I. Hillary Greene knows that she is probably looking for a man, bridegroom or otherwise. What could have enticed the victim into the filthy shed dressed in her wedding dress? Hillary is going to have her plate full if she is to crack this puzzling case. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9866-9 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9867-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9865-2 £7.99 • March 2012 Oliver Twist Investigates G.M. Best As an adult, Oliver Twist receives deeply unsettling information written years earlier by Fagin while he was awaiting execution. It convinces Oliver that Dickens did not tell the entire truth about the events leading to Nancy’s death … 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9809-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9810-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9808-9 £7.99 • January 2012 Stone Cold Peter Taylor Former gypsy prize-fighter, Henry Torrance, is about to be released from prison where he has been serving time for killing fellow fighter Bull Jackson. He’s determined to get his life on track and settle down with his girlfriend – but certain people from his past aren’t ready to let him move on just yet. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9784-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9785-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9783-9 £7.99 • January 2012 Stone of Vengeance Vickie Britton & Loretta Jackson Wealthy cattle baron Charles Kingsley is fatally shot in his home, a flat granite stone placed beneath his head. On the wall above his body among Western memorabilia, Kate Jepp notices an original invitation to the hanging of notorious gunslinger, Tom Horn. Each step Kate takes places her in the path of deadly vengeance. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9587-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9588-0 •EPUB: 978-0-7090-9586-6 £7.99 • January 2012 Tell Them I’ll Be There Gerard Mac New York in the 1920s: the biggest binge and the longest hangover in history. From gangsters, short skirts and the Charleston to booming stock markets and financial mayhem on Wall Street. Of course, these exhilarating times have to end and, when the Crash finally comes, the shockwaves are felt around the world …. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9794-5 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9795-2 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9793-8 £7.99 • January 2012 crime ebooks www.halebooks.com The Tewkesbury Tomb Kerry Tombs Detective Inspector Ravenscroft and Constable Tom Crabb are called upon to solve a crime at Tewkesbury Abbey and to decipher the strange coded letters on the outside of the templar’s tomb. Soon they will discover that the solution to both mysteries stretches back far into the past and that their origins lie in two distant lands... 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9924-6 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9925-3 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9923-9 £7.99 • June 2012 Through a Narrow Door Faith Martin Someone wanted would-be politician Malcolm Dale dead, and managed to achieve this aim without, apparently, leaving much in the way of clues, forensics, or witnesses. Here, then, is a case for Detective Inspector Hillary Greene. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9860-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9861-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9859-1 £7.99 • March 2012 Vow of Chastity Veronica Black Evil has crept into the peaceful lives of the Daughters of Compassion. At first there are only small signs of its presence. But when a handsome adolescent boy inexplicably vanishes, Sister Joan knows that murder has come to her corner of Cornwall. And with it, an evil as old as the human race … 192pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9705-1 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9706-8 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9704-4 £7.99 • December 2011 Vow of Obedience Veronica Black Sixteen-year-old Valerie vanishes from home in the small hours clad only in her robe and slippers and is found strangled, three days later. Sister Joan’s feelings are mixed when her prioress bids her to assist in the investigation of this eerie crime. But when another young Catholic girl is similarly murdered, she vows to do her utmost to help. 192pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9699-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9700-6 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9698-6 £7.99 • December 2011 Vow of Penance Veronica Black As the Lenten season of Penance is observed in the convent, Sister Joan finds herself struggling with her less-thanChristian feelings toward two very prickly personalities: the serious and rather stiff Father Timothy and the dour Sister Jerome. Soon, however, she finds herself wrestling with a larger transgression – murder. 192pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9696-2 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9697-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9695-5 £7.99 • December 2011 january–june 2012 crime ebooks Vow of Sanctity Veronica Black All is not well on beautiful Loch Morag in Scotland, where Sister Joan is resting at a spiritual retreat. She suspects she is being followed. And in the dark crypt she feels the touch of a live hand. A sudden storm reveals a murder – and Sister Joan must abandon her solitude to ferret out a killer … 192pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9702-0 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9703-7 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9701-3 £7.99 • December 2011 A Vow of Silence Veronica Black When Sister Joan of the Order of the Daughters of Compassion is transferred to the convent in Cornwall she goes with instructions from the Mother Superior to solve the puzzle in the last letter of a dying nun. It does not take Joan long to detect that there are some ugly shadows lurking and some very suspicious circumstances to be explained. 192pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9708-2 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9709-9 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9707-5 £7.99 • December 2011 Web of Discord Norman Russell Returning from a court appearance, Detective Inspector Box finds himself investigating the violent death of Sir John Courteline, the great philanthropist. Pursuing the killer’s trail of signature deaths across London and Cornwall, Box’s investigation finally leads him to the bleak wilderness of eastern Prussia. 240pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9675-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9676-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9674-0 £7.99 • March 2012 The Wolf of Hades Michael Hillier When Ben Cartwright finds the brutally murdered body of his friend and business partner, Toni Cimbrone, in their office, he finds a small metal emblem beside the body, with the picture of a grotesque wolf enamelled on it. The Wolf of Hades has already murdered Toni. Now no one is safe from its bloodthirsty grasp … 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9772-3 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9773-0 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9771-6 £7.99 • January 2012 The Worcester Whisperers Kerry Tombs A few weeks before the outbreak of the infamous ‘Ripper’ murders in 1888 Detective Inspector Samuel Ravenscroft is sent to the peaceful county town of Worcester to investigate the disappearance of the Cathedral librarian and the priceless medieval manuscript known as the Whisperie. 224pp • Rights: World • MOBI: 978-0-7090-9927-7 • PDF: 978-0-7090-9928-4 • EPUB: 978-0-7090-9926-0 £7.99 • June 2012.