Location(s): Hong Kong, London, New York City (NYC)
Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
The Rock Star It is twenty years since rock musician Zach Anderson mysteriously plunged to his death in a lake. When media interest in the incident is suddenly re-ignited, hidden tensions fracture the glamorous facade of the Morgan family,...
Location(s): London, Marseilles, Paris
For fans of Sebastian Faulks, Joanne Harris and William Boyd. Beatrice Palmentier is 36, an award-winning director. And discontent. She is about to make a documentary on world-famous restaurateur Joseph Troumeg, when the discovery of a skull on the...
Location(s): Ireland, London
Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
Era(s): Mid 20th Century
This is a captivating debut novel about forbidden love…Cathleen Brogan is a young widow, struggling to bring up her family in 1960s orth London. Times are tough for the Irish immigrants who live there, their hardships comforted by the...
Location(s): Kashi (Kashgar), London
Era(s): 1920s and Modern
It is 1923 and Evangeline English, keen lady cyclist, arrives with her sister Lizzie at the ancient Silk Route city of Kashgar to help establish a Christian mission. Lizzie is in thrall to their forceful and unyielding leader Millicent,...
Location(s): Auschwitz, London, Vienna
Era(s): 1930s 1940s
Vienna, 1934. Ten-year-old cello prodigy Meret Voytek becomes a pupil of concert pianist Viktor Rosen, a Jew in exile from Germany. The Isle of Man, 1940. An interned Hungarian physicist is recruited for the Manhattan Project in Los Alomos,...
Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction
HIghgate – Oxford Street – Wimbledon and more…..For London the worst has happened. There have been riots, huge uncontrolled fires, outbreaks of savage looting, artillery battles, mass flights. The great city lies three parts deserted, open to marauding gangs...
Location(s): England, London
Era(s): Late 1800s
When Mr Thomas Tapley is found bludgeoned to death in his sitting room, his neighbour Inspector Benjamin Ross of Scotland Yard is immediately summoned. Little is known about the elusive gentleman until Mr Jonathan Tapley, QC, hears of the...
Location(s): London, Saskatchewan
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): Earlier 20th Century
A shy but privileged elder son, Harry Cane has followed convention at every step. Even the beginnings of an illicit, dangerous affair do little to shake the foundations of his muted existence – until the shock of discovery and...
Barbara Nadel brings us a new and original pair of detectives in poverty-stricken Stratford East, whose inhabitants are cynical about any possible improvements the Olympic Park can make to their wretched lives. Here another set of Londoners is impelled...