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Robert Hale January–June 2012 Non-Fiction.................................................3 General Fiction...........................................8 ebooks......................................................21 Index.........................................................46 Representatives........................................48

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A Patch Made in Heaven Dominic Couzens The popular view of birdwatchers (or ‘twitchers’) is of people who rush madly from one end of the country to another to tick birds off their lists. But behind the headlines are an army of enthusiasts who do quite the reverse – they stay devotedly within a small local area, their Patch, and enthuse and obsess about the birds within it. They are every bit as committed and eccentric as their far-travelling counterparts. A Patch Made in Heaven is the diary of a wildlife-watching year in a single square kilometre of southern England. Written in wryly humorous style, it details the birds, the animals and the human visitors who turn up and use this tiny parcel of land. It chronicles the delights, disappointments and frustrations that go with dedicated ‘patch-watching’, and also uncovers all sorts of unusual and unexpected details about what we might think are familiar British creatures. Dominic Couzens is one of Britain’s best known writers on birds and wildlife. He regularly writes for BBC Countryfile and BBC Wildlife magazines as well as the Daily Telegraph. 216 x 138 mm • h/b • 192pp • line illus. • Rights: World 978-0-7090-9112-7 • £12.99 • Feb 2012


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Writing the Screenplay Jill Nelmes Writing the Screenplay not only guides you through the stages needed to create a good screenplay but also encourages you to develop dramatic situations, as well as creating vivid characters and the right structure for your story. The book is divided into two sections. Part one focuses on preparing to write, while part two goes through the writing process in straightforward and easy steps, from developing the idea to the final rewrite. Full of insight and drawing on the author’s many years’ experience of writing and teaching, this book uses a wide range of examples from screenplays to illustrate the process of screenwriting in an entertaining and informative way. Jill Nelmes is a writer and senior lecturer in screenwriting at the University of East London. She studied screenwriting at UCLA and has had many screenplays in development. 216 x 138 mm • p/b • 304pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-8916-2 • £12.99 • Feb 2012

Military Fitness Patrick Dale Throughout history, physical fitness has played a vital part in our struggle for survival. There is no better example of this than the fitness levels of soldiers. From the Spartans of Ancient Greece and the Legionnaires of Rome to the modern-day Parachute Regiment and the elite SAS, a high level of fitness has always been a vital component in the success of any armed conflict. Military fitness means being ‘fit for anything life throws at you’ – something that fitness expert and ex-Marine Patrick Dale knows all about. He has developed a no-frills exercise programme that will help you build all the fitness you will ever need. Based on his personal experience as a member of the elite Royal Marine Commandos and, more recently, as a personal trainer, this book will help you improve every aspect of your fitness in the shortest possible time, using a minimum of exercise equipment. Patrick Dale has worked in health and fitness for over twenty years and spent five years as a Royal Marine Commando. 246 x 189 mm • p/b • 200pp • colour throughout • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9314-5 £14.99 • May 2012


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Playing the Great Game Britain, War and Politics in Afghanistan since 1839 Edmund Yorke In the early 1970s, Edmund Yorke first began researching the ‘Great Game’ in Central Asia, focusing on Britain’s diplomatic and military involvement in Afghanistan from the 1800s to the 1840s. Over the past four decades he has extended this work to include the two subsequent Anglo-Afghan wars, culminating in the current prolonged NATO-led coalition war in Afghanistan. Playing the Great Game explores and analyzes the tension between the British political and military authorities that has been generated by the impact of all these wars. It argues that excessive political interference in the conduct of such wars, which is often resource-driven, has been the predominate cause of the many difficulties encountered by Britain in its involvement in this remote and intractable country. With the help of previously unpublished source material, including maps and photographs, this book sheds new light on this fascinating and complex subject. It also includes a revisionist interpretation of all the key campaigns and battles that highlights the crucial role played in the conflict by Afghan collaborators. Edmund Yorke holds a doctorate from the University of Cambridge. He is widely published in the field of British imperial history and Commonwealth political and military history. 234 x 156 mm • h/b • 336pp • colour & b/w plates • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9196-7 £19.99 • May 2012

Love in Red China’s Garden Adrian Webber Adrian Webber is about to give up a respectable career in hospital management to follow his dream of becoming a garden designer at the prestigious botanical gardens in Beijing. As the first Westerner to do so, Adrian will be sailing into uncharted waters, but he cannot yet predict how this decision will change his entire future. Follow Adrian as he gets to grips with the Chinese way of life in this insightful, moving and often amusing memoir that charts the mishaps and cultural misunderstandings that threaten to overwhelm the foreigner in a strange land. Journey with him as he explores his new home, and prepare to be gripped by a love story that blossoms in the face of adversity. Adrian Webber runs his own garden design and horticultural practice in southern England; his clients include large estates, hospitals and commercial clients. His designs are still heavily influenced by Chinese principles of garden design. 234 x 156 mm • p/b • 256pp • colour plates • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9388-6 £11.99 • June 2012


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Holy Franchise, Batman! Bringing the Caped Crusader to the Screen Gary Collinson Since the Caped Crusader first made the leap from comics to silver screen in the early 1940s, generations of audiences have been captivated by the screen adventures of Batman, establishing the celebrated comic book hero as a true icon of popular culture. Now, Gary Collinson traces the entire screen history of Bob Kane’s Dark Knight Detective, providing a fascinating insight into one of the most successful media franchises of all time. Beginning with the early movie serials of the 1940s, Holy Franchise, Batman! charts the development of Batman’s many exploits across both live-action and animation, presenting a comprehensive overview of his illustrious screen career. From the classic 1960s television series starring Adam West and Burt Ward to the hugely successful blockbuster feature films from directors Tim Burton, Joel Schumacher and Christopher Nolan, as well as early Saturday morning cartoon outings through to the acclaimed ‘DC Animated Universe’, this book explores the evolution of Batman – a journey that has taken him from ‘camp’ crime-fighter to Dark Knight. Gary Collinson is a writer and lecturer from the North East of England. He has a degree in media production from the University of Sunderland and is the founder and editor of the UK movie site FlickeringMyth.com. 210 x 210 mm • p/b • 256pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9413-5 • £10.99 • June 2012


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The Art of Making a Harpsichord Darryl Martin For around three hundred years, the harpsichord was the leading domestic musical instrument and often a highly fashionable piece of furniture as well. Usurped by the piano at the beginning of the nineteenth century, it was taken up again with the first revival of early music at the beginning of the twentieth century. Over the past forty years, makers have been getting closer to reproducing examples from the historical past. Now, The Art of Making a Harpsichord gives its readers the chance to discover this challenging and rewarding pursuit in a way that is rarely possible without working with an established builder. Beginning with an overview of the instrument, its schools and workshop traditions, the author – himself an experienced maker and researcher – explores the various models and types before leading the reader through the manufacture of an Italian-style instrument, while describing historically-based working methods which are applicable to all traditions. Just as in the seventeenth or eighteenth century, there is no need to rely on large power-tools. This book has been designed to provide assistance to all harpsichord makers, whatever model they choose to make. It is lavishly illustrated with line drawings and photographs, the latter taken – wherever possible – from antique examples that give the reader as full an understanding as possible of the quality of these beautiful instruments. Originally from Western Australia, Darryl Martin moved to the United Kingdom in the 1980s to work as a harpsichord maker. Increasingly interested in the study of antique examples, he pursued this research as a PhD (awarded in 2003) and since 2004 has been curator of the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments, which is home to the celebrated Raymond Russell and Rodger Mirrey keyboard instrument collections. A regular writer for major journals and a speaker at international conferences, Darryl Martin is also active as a lecturer and postgraduate supervisor at the University of Edinburgh. 297 x 210 mm • h/b • 256 pp • colour throughout Rights: World • 978-0-7090-8570-6 • £70.00 • June 2012


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The Dead Do Speak Patti Battison When the mummified remains of a pregnant woman are discovered in the cemetery in St Matthew’s Church, DCI Paul Wells and his team start the hunt for a murderer who is threatening the very fabric of the church’s long tradition. Someone thinks they’ve got away with murder – but not for much longer. Sometimes the dead just will not stay silent. Patti Battison worked as an actress in the seventies until she married a fellow actor and went in search of a regular wage. When her husband, who had become a successful crime novelist, died, she took up the mantle of writing herself. Desperate Measures and Love to Death were also published by Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9387-9 • £18.99 • January 2012

Goddess of Death Roy Lewis Bored by his desk job in Northumberland, Arnold Landon welcomes the opportunity to join a group of criminal-hunters who specialize in tracing artefacts and looted antiques. Led by the formidable Carmela Cacciatore, Landon sets off on the trail of an ancient bronze statuette of Artemis the Huntress. Roy Lewis is a well-established crime writer with over sixty novels to his name. He lives in the north of England where he sets many of his books. A former college principal and Inspector of Schools, he now runs business training programmes. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9382-4 • £18.99 • January 2012

Blackmail for Beginners Eileen Robertson Retired teacher Laura Windle is a staunch supporter of good causes and when her fundraising for the children’s hospital falls short of the expected total needed to fund a child’s lifesaving treatment, she decides to take action. A darkly hilarious romp through middleEngland, Blackmail for Beginners is a tale of dubious morality and some totally unexpected consequences. Eileen Robertson lives in Gosport. Blackmail for Beginners is her second novel. Her debut novel Miss McGuire is Missing was also published by Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: BPTM excl. Canada • 978-0-7090-9381-7 • £18.99 February 2012


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England’s Janissary Peter James Cottrell Kevin Flynn thought soldiering would be a great adventure but in the bloody killing fields of the Somme it became a nightmare. Disillusioned by war, he is unprepared for the bitter troubles dividing his home in Ireland, a squalid back street feud he neither understands nor cares for. Peter James Cottrell grew up in South Wales. He joined the Territorial Army whilst still in the sixth form and after qualifying as a teacher was commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1988. He retired in 2008 from the army’s Educational and Training Services Branch to pursue a career in writing. After publication of four very well-received histories of Ireland, England’s Janissary is his first novel. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 272pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9330-5 • £19.99 • February 2012

A Narrow Return Faith Martin Ex-Detective Inspector Hillary Greene returns to Thames Valley to work on cold cases for her new boss. Now a civilian, she not only has to cope with the loss of her professional status, but she has also acquired a stalker. With something to prove, to both herself and her new boss, Hillary Greene knuckles down to catch a killer … Faith Martin was born in Oxford. She began her working life as a secretary but left to pursue her dream of becoming a writer. A Narrow Return is the latest novel in the Hillary Greene series. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World English Lang. • 978-0-7090-9476-0 • £18.99 • February 2012

Resurrection Raymond Haigh The Prime Minister has been murdered. Whilst under police protection at Chequers, their official country residence, his widow, Helen Cosgrave, discovers her husband’s private and damning bank statements. Samantha Quest knows the late Prime Minister’s secrets and at considerable risk to herself she is persuaded to take a chance and stop the country’s slide into panic and political disaster. Raymond Haigh was born in Doncaster where he went on to work in local government design departments. Haigh’s crime writing spree began in the 1980s with the publication of the first of his five Paul Lomax novels. Resurrection is his fifth Samantha Quest story. 234 x 256 mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9412-8 • £18.99 • February 2012


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Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds Steve Hayes & David Whitehead Thomas Howard of Missouri came out of nowhere, one foggy night, to rescue Countess Elaina Montague from rape and robbery. To repay him, the beautiful Countess offered to enlist her friend, Sherlock Holmes, to help look for his missing brother. The case leads to their involvement in a vicious blood-feud, a spectacular daylight robbery and a thrilling climax below the brooding River Thames. Steve Hayes is a prolific writer of Western books and has also enjoyed a fantastic career as a screenwriter in America. David Whitehead has lived in London his whole life and can lay claim to a large body of writing work, including a number of Western titles for Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9478-4 • £18.99 • February 2012

The Cheshire Cat Murders Roger Silverwood Detective Inspector Michael Angel and his team are desperately searching for a wild cat on a killing spree in the South Yorkshire town of Bromersley. It appears that the cougar is under human control and is trained to kill to order. Angel is greatly tested and the investigations become more mystifying and dangerous as he races to find the explanation that will stop more mayhem and murder. This is the 18th book in the Inspector Angel series. Roger was educated in Gloucestershire before National Service. He later worked in the toy trade and as a copywriter in an advertising agency. Roger went into business with his wife as an antiques dealer before retiring in 1997. His Inspector Angel series has been extremely successful. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9573-6 • £19.99 • March 2012

For the Love of Catherine Carole Llewellyn In the chaos of the sinking RMS Titanic, Mair Parsons is separated from her infant daughter, Catherine. The disaster changes all their lives. During her repatriation to Britain Mair has time to reassess her life and decides to seek the truth about her absent mother, even if it means leaving her beloved Wales and the fiancé and family who care for her. With new love and a new career in London, can she be truly happy? Carole Llewellyn was born in Bridgend, South Wales, and previously worked in PR and in the theatre before becoming a successful businesswoman. She has written a variety of short stories for national magazines and newspapers and is now a full-time writer. Her previous novels, Megan and Rhiannon were also published by Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9572-9 • £19.99 • March 2012


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The Liberators James Pattinson English adventurer Harvey Landon is alone in New York – wanted by the police and with only a few dollars in his pocket. Then Theodore Cranefield offers him a job that he can’t afford to refuse. Soon he is driving south with a gunman named Gregg to a rendezvous in Florida with the so-called El Aguila, Ramon Arturo Alvarez, and the tough young Pete. The drama moves across the Gulf of Mexico to a country about to be ravaged by a volcanic eruption, an earthquake and a revolution in which Landon finds himself unwillingly involved. James Pattinson (1915–2009) wrote many successful mystery thrillers. The Liberators was first published in 1961. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9575-0 • £19.99 • March 2012

Malice in Mind A.V. Denham When Harriet escapes with her daughter from the abusive Paul, she runs to South Wales where she is taken in by her friend Florence. In her new surroundings Harriet is introduced to James, home from fighting in Afghanistan and owner of a newly inherited garden centre. When a series of unexplained incidents threatens Harriet’s new way of life there are questions to be answered. Harriet is determined to banish her fears and solve the mystery, putting herself in deadly danger … A.V. Denham taught in both London and Hong Kong before moving to Wales. She joined the Women’s Royal Voluntary Service and later trained for the emergency services. Robert Hale has published many of her novels including Love and Charity, Seeds of Destruction and The Girl Who Disappeared. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9356-5 • £19.99 • March 2012

Rollover James Raven It’s a rollover week on the National Lottery and the jackpot is a whopping £18 million. Journalist Vince Mayo has picked all six numbers, but before he can celebrate his spectacular win he’s battered to death at his home deep in Hampshire’s New Forest. In a hellish chain of events, Mayo’s friend and fellow journalist, Danny Cain, is forced to go on the run when the police suspect him of the murder. James Raven was a journalist for most of his working life. After reporting for local, regional and national newspapers he moved into television in 1982, working his way up to Director of News and then Managing Director of Granada Sport. James spends much of his time writing and travelling. Rollover is his first novel. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: BPTM • 978-0-7090-9576-7 • £19.99 • March 2012


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Scent of Madness David Wiltshire As Lieutenant Tom O’Hara investigates several gruesome murders in a large teaching hospital a wave of terror is sweeping through the nursing staff. Despite the obscene dissection of the victims’ bodies there are still forensic clues which point to the killer. O’Hara has one suspect, a soldier brought back from Afghanistan in a coma, the victim of a torture he associated with the scent of roses worn by a sinister and unseen woman. The very same scent is worn by Dr Jean Hacker, who works at the hospital … After a childhood in Cheltenham and National Service in Aden and Singapore, David Wiltshire returned to England to work as a dentist and now lives with his wife in Bedford. One of the author’s previous novels Nightmare Man, which was also published by Robert Hale, has been adapted for television by the BBC. He also wrote The Wounded Heart, released in 2011. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9571-2 • £19.99 • March 2011

Twist of Fate Avery Taylor It seemed like a dream ending to an arduous trip across far north Queensland but Joanna Denning’s overnight stay at a seemingly prosperous cattle station proved to be just the beginning of a nightmare that threatened her life. Her only hope of survival lay with a total stranger, yet how far could she trust a man who was a self-confessed murderer? And when the chase was on who was the real target? Born in Bristol to a family of artists; mother a singer, father a magician and aunt a writer, Avery Taylor decided to follow in her aunt’s footsteps. Her first book for Robert Hale was published in 1968. Now retired and living in outback New South Wales, Avery has again taken up the pen. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9577-4 • £19.99 • March 2012

Catherine of Deepdale Millie Vigor When Catherine Jameson leaves Southampton and arrives in Shetland with her husband, Robbie, her dream of an idyllic life on an island is rudely shattered. His home is a croft devoid of any convenience and her mother-in-law does not hide her dislike for her son’s English wife. Catherine is determined to adapt but when Robbie drowns in an accident and she discovers she is pregnant, she is devastated. Will she go home to her family? Or will she stay and try to carry on the life she had planned with her late husband? Millie Vigor was born in Dorset. At fourteen she left school and started work, which she considers the beginning of her real education. Her autobiographical book, Kippers for Breakfast, was published in 2003. She lives in Shetland with her constant companion, a cat called Harriet. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9639-9 • £19.99 • April 2012


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The Cruel Trade Clifford Peacock When a remote valley deep in East Africa is discovered and a handsome tribe, descended from the Queen of Sheba, is found living there, the Sultan of Zanzibar is keen to establish his presence. The Cruel Trade tells the story of a fascinating and brave expedition as it crosses the untamed savannah. A tale of betrayal and fear, but also courage and great love, this dramatic story gives an illuminating insight into a turning point in the long and bloody history of East African slavery. Dr Clifford Peacock was born in Canada. After grammar school and national service in the infantry in Austria he became a district officer in Kenya. His work on the development of water supplies in remote areas was recognized by the award of a WHO scholarship to Durham University. Dr Peacock worked as a senior lecturer for twelve years until retirement. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9583-5 • £19.99 • April 2012

Dollar Alexander Lindsay It is a fact not generally known that in 1940 the Prime Minister secretly arranged for Britain’s entire gold reserves to be transported through U-boat-infested waters to America, in five ships. Travis, a banker and also a Nazi spy, seeks to uncover details of the shipment and attracts Claire, a bank official, in the process. When his relationship becomes complicated he ends up on the run with the knowledge that could win the war for Germany. Can Travis alert Berlin in time to sink the treasure ships? And can Claire find the strength to kill the man she has grown to love? Alexander Lindsay was born in Scotland and worked as an international journalist in the Middle East, New York, Paris, the UK, Ireland and the Greek Islands. He has been a newspaper and magazine editor, national newspaper theatre critic, feature writer and magazine columnist. Some of his assignments included flying as part of a trapeze act and doing battle as a knight of Camelot. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9634-4 • £19.99 • April 2012

The Murderer’s Tale Margaret Frazer Caught under the tyrannical thumb of her new prioress, Dame Frevisse finds welcome relief in leaving St Frideswide nunnery on a pilgrimage. But the road brings with it unwelcome company and Frevisse wants nothing more than the peaceful bliss of travel. Against her will, the innocent nun is drawn into the vilest depths of the human soul and there she unlocks the mysteries of a blackened heart. But even when the truth comes out, can justice be done? Margaret Frazer lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Original Paperback for The Prioress’ Tale and she has also written The Reeve’s Tale, The Outlaw’s Tale and The Maiden’s Tale for Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: BPTM excl. Canada • 978-0-7090-9596-5 •£19.99 • April 2012


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Broken Places Wendy Perriam You may love Eric – or want to shake him! Passionately idealistic about his work as a librarian, he’s also ruefully aware that he’s not exactly Superman. Forced to hide his mysterious background and his mortifying fears, he’s a man with secrets – withheld even from close friends. His once homely wife, now a fashionista, has abandoned him to live in Seattle with a high-powered corporate kingpin, taking their only child, a moody minx-in-waiting, about to turn thirteen. Yet, against the odds, Eric sets out to prove himself – indeed, even to find a soulmate. Shortlisted for the MIND Book of the Year, Broken Places combines laugh-out-loud comedy with an examination of fear: the most common – and most frequently concealed – of all our human emotions. ‘Broken Places is a great and adventurous read. Perriam can be very, very funny’ – Fay Weldon ‘Perriam writes brilliantly about fear and grief, and the lives of children in care, but she is also savagely, hilariously funny about everything to do with sex.’ – The Times 198 x 129mm • p/b • 384pp • Rights: BPTM • 978-0-7090-9625-2 • £8.99 • April 2012

‘I’m on the train!’ Wendy Perriam Who hasn’t winced as some phone-pest embarks on a maddeningly public conversation? But, in Perriam’s title-story, the timidly conformist Stephen does rather more than wince. Overcoming a lifetime of restraint, he leaps to his feet on a crowded commuter-train and throttles the offender. Or does he? The hair’s-breadth line between reality and flights of fancy is a feature of these stories – the power of the imagination providing a highly effective antidote to grief, loss or frustration. Whether it’s Carole, the office dogsbody, finding self-esteem and status through her congress with an Archangel, or Connie, an octogenarian spinster, reliving her aborted wedding day by passionately kissing the visiting plumber, Perriam’s characters transform their lives in unexpected ways. ‘I’m on the train!’ brilliantly chronicles the dramas and dilemmas inherent in our human condition, in another outstanding collection from one of Britain’s leading short-story writers. ‘Perriam writes passionately and movingly about the sad and the bad, but is brilliant on the funny side, too. Bravo!’ – Wendy Holden, Daily Mail ‘Perriam is a writer of authority and skill, with a wicked ear for conversational quirks’ – Sunday Times Wendy Perriam has been writing since the age of five, completing her first ‘novel’ at eleven. Expelled from boarding school for heresy, she escaped to Oxford, where she read History and also trod the boards. She now divides her time between teaching and writing. Her sixteen novels and seven short-story collections boldly mix sex, religion and humour, and have been acclaimed for their psychological insight and their power to disturb, divert and shock. Perriam feels that her many conflicting life experiences – strict convent-school discipline and swinging-sixties wildness, marriage and divorce, infertility and motherhood – have shaped her career as a writer. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: BPTM • 978-0-7090-9135-6 • £19.99 • April 2012


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The Sea Inside His Head Theresa Le Flem It is 1984, and the Kent coalfields face closure. Striking miner Bradley is haunted by the pit that killed his father. When his wife’s vigorous campaigning to save the pit intensifies, he retreats into his allotment to contemplate a heart-rending decision. Voluntary redundancy would bring enough to buy a smallholding in the country where there is the promise of a new life for his family. Dare he become a scab and risk losing the woman he loves? A daughter of the artist Cyril Hamersma, Theresa was raised in London and married at nineteen. After having three children in quick succession and working at a number of jobs Theresa was able to follow her passion for writing. The Sea Inside His Head is her first novel. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9567-5 • £19.99 • April 2012

The Wrecking Bar Meurig Jones Swansea police detective, Harry Lambert, is investigating a series of gruesome murders and discovers the victims are a ring of paedophiles who have been targeted by a serial killer. When the truth about the victims’ years of abuse becomes apparent, it stirs up suspicions in DI Lambert’s mind about his own family history, and a past he is reluctant to face. As he unearths the terrible truths about these horrendous crimes, he discovers they are truths that may cost him his life. An actor for more than forty years, Meurig Jones played Frankie Abbott in the 70s sitcom Please, Sir! and has appeared in countless theatre and TV productions. He writes – and performs – under the pseudonym David Barry and Mr Micawber Down Under, published in 2011, was his first novel for Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9411-1 • £19.99 • April 2012

Another Home, Another Love Gwen Kirkwood Rosemary Palmer-Farr loves farming and animals and has spent much of her childhood at Bengairney Farm with her dearest friends, the Carafords. Now, as a young woman, she wants to prove herself a good businesswoman by running the gardens of her father’s dwindling estate. When a childhood friendship deepens into love, Rosemary’s mother takes action and extracts a promise from Sam Caraford calculated to keep the young couple apart. Gwen Kirkwood was born, and schooled, in Yorkshire but moved to Scotland to work. Since meeting her husband, a Scottish dairy-farmer, she has spent most of her adult life north of the Border. Gwen has three children and six grandchildren. With a background in farming she has also written fifteen family sagas and six shorter romance novels. Another Home, Another Love is her first novel for Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: BPTM • 978-0-7090-9630-6 • £19.99 • May 2012


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Gone Astray Jean Rowden It’s every policeman’s worse nightmare: a little girl has been abducted, and Farlbrough CID can find no trace of her. The department’s newest detective, Constable ‘Thorny’ Deepbriar, one-time village bobby, already has his hands full. However, when Deepbriar discovers a possible connection between two cases he can’t resist investigating. Without the approval of his superiors, he’ll either crack the case, or, more likely, get himself into serious trouble. Jean Rowden lives in Northamptonshire with her husband. She has two grown-up daughters and is also a grandmother twice over. A keen gardener, she loves home-grown organic food. Gone Astray is the fourth title in the Constable ‘Thorny’ Deepbriar series. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9812-6 • £19.99 • May 2012

Identity Crisis Bill Kitson Alone in an isolated cottage, a young housewife awaits the arrival of her sister, Jo. Outside, as storms lash the country, Dr Johana Grey struggles to reach the house, finding it deserted, and in darkness, when she eventually arrives. With Mike Nash on leave, DS Miranova leads the investigation, which is complicated by the husband of the missing woman being unaccounted for. Is he responsible, or has she been abducted by the sadistic serial killer nicknamed ‘The Cremator’? Bill Kitson, a retired finance executive, was born in West Yorkshire. He is an avid fan of cricket and cryptic crosswords and is also the former chairman of the Scarborough Writers’ Circle. Identity Crisis is the sixth instalment in the Mike Nash series. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9816-4 • £19.99 • May 2012

The Lonely Furrow Pamela Kavanagh Disaster strikes the Drummond family with the collapse of the Glasgow Bank, which results in them losing their business and subsequently their respectable place in society. For Nathan, this spells the end of his dream of an engineering career and the end of his betrothal. When the Drummonds are forced to leave their comfortable Glasgow home for a run-down farm in Shropshire, Chrissie, the little Highland maid, proves a godsend during the difficult months. Can the family keep the shame of their past hidden? And can Nathan recognize love for the girl keeping his family together? Pamela was born in Chester before moving to the Wirral. On leaving school she trained as a primary schoolteacher. She married in 1966 and has two children. In 2008 she won the Red Roses for Authors Christmas Award for her book, The Touchstone. Pamela now lives in South Cheshire. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9637-5 • £19.99 • May 2012


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Aunt Letitia Dominic Luke

‘I hated my father. Absolutely loathed him,’ said the old lady. The policeman wondered if the old dear was right in the head … In the autumn of 1940, ninety-one-year-old Letitia Warner is determined to take her secrets with her to the grave. All that matters to her now is her dearly loved great-nephew, Hugh. As the war progresses and London is ravaged by bombs, Hugh’s chance meeting with a girl he knew years before weakens Letitia’s efforts to subdue her own long repressed memories of her husband and hated father, the Bishop of Chanderton. Should she tell? Or keep silent and try to cling on long enough to see Hugh happy and settled before she dies? Dominic Luke is a major new talent. His debut novel draws a compelling picture of the swift-changing mores of early twentiethcentury England, and deftly holds the reader in the grip of this endearing, intriguing protagonist and her complex life story. Dominic Luke was born in London and studied History at the University of Birmingham. He now lives in Northamptonshire and Aunt Letitia is his first novel. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9813-3 • £19.99 • May 2012

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‘Mr Thompson has the verbal photography of Ernest Hemingway’ Cornish Guardian

‘A vigorous and fascinating piece of storytelling from the pen of a world-class professional’ The Sunday Times

Beyond the Storm E.V. Thompson When the fiercest storm in living memory pounds the shores of 19th century Cornwall, wrecking ships and bringing death and destruction to seafarers and coastal communities, a young girl is found, barely alive, washed up among the rocks of a remote north Cornish cove. Her arrival and the mystery surrounding her background will affect the lives of those who come to know her, and for Alice Kilpeck in particular, nothing will ever be the same again. E.V. Thompson was born in London, After spending nine years in the Royal Navy, he served as a Vice Squad policeman in Bristol, became an investigator for British Overseas Airways (during which time he was seconded to the Hong Kong Police Narcotics Bureau), then headed Rhodesia’s Department of Civil Aviation Security Section. While in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), he published over two hundred short stories before moving back to England to become a full-time awardwinning writer. His first novel, Chase the Wind, the opening book in the Retallick saga, won the Best Historical Novel Award, and since then more than thirty novels have won him thousands of admirers around the world. 198 x 129mm • p/b • 288pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9181-3 £7.99 • May 2012

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Sherlock Holmes at the Breakfast Table L.F.E. Coombs Sherlock Holmes at the Breakfast Table is a sparkling new collection of the further adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. It is unique in combining the style and intrigue of Holmes and Watson stories with the developing technology of turn-of-the-century Victorian England. Written in the original Strand Magazine style, these previously untold tales unfold with wit and humour. L.F.E. Coombs is a self-confessed Holmesaphile. In addition to books and articles for magazines, he has written extensively on aerial locomotion and he is an editor and publisher’s reader. Sherlock Holmes at the Breakfast Table is his first novel for Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: BPTM excl. Can • 978-0-7090-9593-4 • £19.99 • May 2012

The Droitwich Deceivers Kerry Tombs April 1890. When the nine-year-old daughter of a prominent Droitwich businessman disappears whilst on a visit to a local churchyard, Detective Inspector Ravenscroft is called upon to investigate. As the investigation proceeds Ravenscroft encounters the dark world of Victorian child exploitation, where lies, deceit and murder are commonplace. Kerry Tombs was born in Smethwick, near Birmingham. After a career in teaching he became a local genealogist, lecturer and bookseller. The Droitwich Deceivers is the fifth title in the highly entertaining Inspector Ravenscroft series. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9815-7 • £19.99 • June 2012

Dying for a Cruise Joyce Cato When Jenny Starling, the travelling cook with a penchant for trouble, accepts an assignment to cook for a wealthy businessman on his luxurious river-boat, the fabulous Stillwater Sam, she sees nothing but plain sailing ahead. But when someone is murdered, Jenny finds herself once again in the thick of things. And since anyone aboard could be the murderer, she’d better keep her wits about her … Joyce Cato was born in Oxford and went on to work as a secretary before becoming a full-time writer. This is the third book in the Jenny Starling series; the first two, Birthdays Can Be Murder and A Fatal Fall of Snow were also published by Robert Hale. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World Eng. Lang • 978-0-7090-9852-2 • £19.99 • June 2012


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Fell the Angels John Kerr Charles Cranbrook collapses and dies at The Priory, the neo-gothic house bought with his wealthy wife Cecilia’s money. Was he murdered or did he take his own life? Based on the notorious Victorian murder involving Charles and Florence Bravo, John Kerr reaches beneath the veneer of Victorian respectability and twists the ingredients of sexual adventure, avarice and jealousy into a satisfying whole. John Kerr’s writing draws on many years’ study of European and American history. His novel Cardigan Bay was published in 2008 and followed by the novel A Rose in No Man’s Land in 2011. He studied history, literature and poetry at Stanford University and lives in San Antonio, Texas. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9838-6 • £19.99 • June 2012

Full Circle Roberta Grieve Although she believes nothing can really come of it, ladies’ maid Daisy March is eagerly awaiting the return of naval lieutenant Jack Davenport, the brother of her mistress Georgina. Before she can find out his true feelings she is accused of stealing and dismissed. After taking up nursing at the break of WWI, both Daisy and Georgina renew their friendship but tragedy strikes and it seems there will be no happy ending for either of them. Roberta Grieve has always loved writing and when she took early retirement she was determined to turn her hobby into a second career. In her spare time she enjoys painting and walking, although research and writing always take precedence. She lives in Chichester, West Sussex. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9837-9 • £19.99 • June 2012

Turn Back Time Pamela Fudge Once they were childhood sweethearts, but, after an acrimonious divorce years before, the only contact Tessa Wallis had with her ex-husband, Chay, was in relation to their daughter and her welfare. With Megan now grown up Tessa is surprised to receive a message from Chay, desperate to speak to her as he believes they may still be married. Once the missing decree is found they can go back to living their separate lives, but apparently it’s not going to be that simple … Pamela Fudge worked as a part-time administrator at Bournemouth University and has written poetry since she was a child. Her previous books, also published by Robert Hale, include Never Be Lonely and A Change for the Better. You can find out more about her at www.pamfudge.co.uk. 234 x 156mm • h/b • 224pp • Rights: World • 978-0-7090-9844-7 • £19.99 • June 2012


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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.


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A Accidental Marriage, The...................... 26 Advocate’s Wife, The............................ 40 All Guns Blazing................................... 33 All Her Life........................................... 26 Allen, J. William................................... 36 Another Home, Another Love.................15 Aquila Project, The............................... 40 Arkansas Smith.................................... 33 Armstrong, Lou.................................... 35 Art of Making a Harpsichord, The............ 7 Aunt Letitia............................................17

B Barker, Ann.......................................... 22 Battison, Patti.................................. 8, 42 Belles Dames Club, The........................ 22 Beneath Us the Stars............................ 26 Beside a Narrow Stream....................... 40 Best, G.M. .......................................... 43 Bewley, Edward.................................... 42 Beyond the Storm........................... 18, 26 Biggest Female in the World, The.......... 26 Bitter Inheritance.................................. 27 Black, Rory.......................................... 34 Black, Veronica.............................. 44, 45 Blackmail for Beginners.......................... 8 Blood of Iron Eyes, The......................... 34 Bohnet, Jennifer............................. 28, 31 Bonanza Trail, The................................ 34 Bowers, Terrell L.................................. 37 Britton, Vickie...................................... 43 Broken Places.......................................14 Broken Star.......................................... 34 Buck and the Widow Rancher............... 34 Burke, Frances..................................... 32 By a Narrow Majority............................. 40

C Catherine of Deepdale...........................12 Cato, Joyce...........................................19 Cheshire Cat Murders, The....................10 Chicanery of Paco Ibañez, The.............. 34 Chinaman’s Gold.................................. 35 Chosen................................................ 40 Cinnabar Summer................................ 27 Cliff, Ann.............................................. 27 Clifton, Eugene.................................... 38 Collinson, Gary....................................... 6 Colorado Kid, The................................. 35 Come the Hour..................................... 27

www.halebooks.com Coming Home...................................... 27 Coombs, L.F.E.......................................19 Cottrell, Peter James.............................. 9 Couzens, Dominic.................................. 3 Cruel Trade, The....................................13

D Dale, Patrick.......................................... 4 Danner, John C.................................... 37 De Laszlo, Mary................................... 30 Dead by Sundown................................ 35 Dead Do Speak, The............................... 8 Death of a Supertanker......................... 23 Death Rides Alone................................ 35 Denham, A.V. .......................................11 Depths of Deceit....................................41 Devil’s Range....................................... 35 Dodds, Skeeter.................................... 35 Dollar....................................................13 Dorset House Affair, The........................41 Double Jeopardy...................................41 Dream Traders, The.............................. 27 Droitwich Deceivers, The........................19 Drummond Takes a Hand..................... 36 DuRey, Will.......................................... 36 Dying for a Cruise..................................19 Dyson, John......................................... 34

E Edwardes, Jack.................................... 39 Eikli, Beverley....................................... 22 Elliott, Beth.......................................... 33 Enduring Passions................................ 28 England’s Janissary................................ 9

F Facing the World.................................. 28 Falcon, Mark........................................ 38 Fell the Angels..................................... 20 Follow Your Star................................... 28 For the Love of Catherine.......................10 Forgotten as a Dream........................... 28 Frazer, Margaret...................................13 Fudge, Pamela..................................... 20 Full Circle............................................. 20

G Gadsby, June....................................... 28 Gallows Gang, The............................... 36 Gilbert, Paul D. ................................... 42 Glory Girls, The..................................... 28 Goddess of Death................................... 8

God’s Highlander.................................. 29 Gold Masters, The.................................41 Golden Reef, The.................................. 23 Gone Astray..........................................16 Goodbye to Dreams.............................. 29 Graham, Dale....................................... 35 Gray, Steven........................................ 38 Green, Christina................................... 30 Grieve, Roberta.................................... 20 Gull Island............................................ 29 Gun for Revenge.................................. 36 Gunsmoke in Vegas.............................. 36

H Haigh, Raymond..................................... 9 Hammond, Melinda.............................. 22 Hanging of Charlie Darke, The............... 36 Hansa Protocol, The...............................41 Hawke’s Tor......................................... 29 Hayes, Steve.................................. 10, 36 Heath, Sandra................................ 22, 30 High Gun at Surlock.............................. 37 High Mountain Stand-off....................... 37 Hillier, Michael...................................... 45 Holy Franchise, Batman!......................... 6 Hughes, Vonnie.................................... 27

I Identity Crisis.........................................16 Impossible Confession, An.................... 22 In Guilty Night...................................... 29 Into the Blue......................................... 30 Irons, Owen G...................................... 38 Irwin, Alan........................................... 36 Italian Affair, The.................................. 30 Italian Potion, The................................. 42

J Jackson, Loretta.................................. 43 Jones, Meurig.......................................15

K Kavanagh, Pamela.................................16 Kerr, John............................................ 20 Kind of Legacy, A.................................. 30 Kirkwood, Gwen....................................15 Kitson, Bill..................................... 16, 40 Kleber’s Convoy.................................... 23

L Lady Farquhar’s Butterfly....................... 22


index Lady of Lincoln..................................... 22 Last Waterhole, The.............................. 37 Le Flem, Theresa..................................15 Ledbury Lamplighters, The.................... 42 Lewis, Roy............................................. 8 Liberators, The......................................11 Lindsay, Alexander................................13 Little Marvel and Other Stories.............. 30 Llewellyn, Carole............................ 10, 32 Lonely Furrow, The.................................16 Longfellow, Frank................................. 39 Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes, The........ 42 Love in Red China’s Garden.................... 5 Love to Death....................................... 42 Luke, Dominic.......................................17

M Mac, Gerard......................................... 43 Malice in Mind......................................11 Marshal Law......................................... 37 Martin, Darryl......................................... 7 Martin, Faith........................9, 40, 43, 44 Martin, Jack......................................... 33 Matter of Duty, A.................................. 30 McBride, Andrew................................. 38 Midsummer Madness........................... 31 Midwinter Marriage............................... 25 Military Fitness....................................... 4 Miller’s Ride......................................... 37 Mitchell, Greg...................................... 39 Moules, Joan M............................. 32, 33 Murderer’s Tale, The..............................13 Murphy, Terry....................................... 34

N Narrow is the Way................................ 43 Narrow Return, A.................................... 9 Nelmes, Jill............................................ 4

O Ocean Prize.......................................... 23 Oliver Twist Investigates........................ 43 Oliver, Marina....................................... 26

P Paint on the Smiles............................... 31 Pakeman, Louise.................................. 26 Parnham, I.J.................................. 35, 36 Particular Circumstance, A.................... 22 Patch Made in Heaven, A........................ 3

Pattinson, James......................11, 23, 24 Peacock, Clifford...................................13 Perriam, Wendy................. 14, 26, 30, 31 Playing the Great Game.......................... 5

Q Queen’s Margarine, The........................ 31

R Rand, Caleb......................................... 37 Raven, James.......................................11 Rendezvous in Cannes.......................... 31 Resurrection........................................... 9 Rhiannon............................................. 32 Ride Back to Redemption...................... 38 Robertson, Eileen................................... 8 Rodriguez Affair, The............................. 23 Rogers, Dale Mike................................ 35 Rollover.................................................11 Rowden, Jean.......................................16 Russell, Norman....................... 40, 41, 45

S Saddle Tramps..................................... 38 Savage, Peggy..................................... 27 Scarlet Wind......................................... 32 Scent of Madness.................................12 Sea Break, The......................................24 Sea Fury...............................................24 Sea Inside His Head, The.......................15 Shadow Man........................................ 38 Shadow of the Gallows......................... 38 Shaw, Danielle..................................... 27 Sheriff, Jack.................................. 34, 37 Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds........................................10 Sherlock Holmes at the Breakfast Table..19 Silverwood, Roger.................................10 Smith, Shirley................................. 22, 28 Smoky Hill Trail..................................... 38 Spanish Hawk, The................................24 Stanley, Sarah...................................... 25 Star-Crossed Summer.......................... 25 Stone Cold........................................... 43 Stone of Vengeance.............................. 43 Stratford, Martin...................................41 Straw Halter, The.................................. 32 Sunman, Corba.................................... 37

T Taylor, Alison........................................ 29

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Taylor, Avery.........................................12 Taylor, Gillian F. ................................... 39 Taylor, Peter......................................... 43 Teague, Loren...................................... 30 Tears of Autumn, The........................... 32 Tell Them I’ll Be There.......................... 43 Tewkesbury Tomb, The......................... 44 Thompson, E.V................... 18, 26, 27, 29 Thompson, Grace............... 28, 29, 31, 32 Thorne, Doug....................................... 33 Through a Narrow Door......................... 44 Time to Move On.................................. 32 Tin Hats and Gas Masks....................... 33 Tombs, Kerry.....................19, 42, 44, 45 Track Down the Devil............................ 39 Trail to Fort Laramie.............................. 39 Trew, Antony.................................. 23, 24 Turn Back Time.................................... 20 Twist of Fate..........................................12 Two-Gun Trouble.................................. 39

U Ultimatum.............................................24

V Vigor, Millie...........................................12 Viva the Brazos Kid!.............................. 39 Vow of Chastity..................................... 44 Vow of Obedience................................ 44 Vow of Penance.................................... 44 Vow of Sanctity..................................... 45 Vow of Silence, A................................. 45

W Web of Discord..................................... 45 Webber, Adrian...................................... 5 White Schooner, The..............................24 Whitehead, David..................................10 Whitelaw, Stella................................... 31 Wild Card, The...................................... 33 Wiltshire, David..................12, 26, 28, 32 Wolf of Hades, The............................... 45 Worcester Whisperers, The................... 45 Wrecking Bar, The.................................15 Writing the Screenplay............................ 4

Y Yorke, Edmund....................................... 5 Youngblood, Carlton............................. 34


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