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Brother of the More Famous Jack

Brother of the More Famous Jack
  • Author(s): Barbara Trapido
  • Location(s): Sussex, Rome
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Later 20th Century

Stylish, suburban Katherine is eighteen when she is propelled into the centre of Professor Jacob Goldman’s rambling home and his large eccentric family. As his enchanting yet sharp-tongued wife Jane gives birth to her sixth child, Katherine meets the...

Casting Off (Cazalet Chronicles Book 4)

Casting Off (Cazalet Chronicles Book 4)
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Jane Howard
  • Location(s): Sussex
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction

The aftermath of war, and the slow dawning of a new era of freedom and opportunity, shape the destinies of the Cazalets. Polly, Clary and Louise, now grown up, are ready to discover the truth about the adult world....

Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm
  • Author(s): Stella Gibbons
  • Location(s): Sussex
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Humour
  • Era(s): First half 20th Century

When sensible, sophisticated Flora Poste is orphaned at nineteen, she decides her only choice is to descend upon relatives in deepest Sussex. At the aptly-named Cold Comfort Farm, she meets the doomed Starkadders: cousin Judith, heaving with remorse for...

Confusion (Cazalet Chronicles Book 3)

Confusion (Cazalet Chronicles Book 3)
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Jane Howard
  • Location(s): London, Sussex
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1942

London and Sussex, 1942. The English family in turmoil . . .   The long, dark days of struggle provide the poignant background to the third book of the Cazalet Chronicles. As the war enters its fourth year, chaos...

Cords of the Grave: A Jack Sargent mystery.

Cords of the Grave: A Jack Sargent mystery.
  • Author(s): J.Ewins and L.Telfer
  • Location(s): London, Sussex
  • Genre(s): Crime, Historical
  • Era(s): June 1973

Together with the medical skills of Ann Black, Jack Sargent investigates death and gets further insight into the levels of organised crime from London to Sussex in June 1873. Two momentous events affect Jack’s work, health and love life...

Corinthian Spirit

Corinthian Spirit
  • Author(s): Mark Lucas
  • Location(s): Chichester
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A novel following the thoughts and feelings of Andy, a single man in his early thirties, as he starts a new life in Chichester, on the West Sussex coast. The style is that of a narrative in the first...

Dead Pretty

Dead Pretty
  • Author(s): Candy Denman
  • Location(s): Hastings
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Present

It is not unusual for Callie Hughes to see a dead body. As a part-time police doctor, she has seen more than most. And it was hardly unusual for her to be called in to a reported drugs overdose....

DEADLY REMEDIES

DEADLY REMEDIES
  • Author(s): Candy Denman
  • Location(s): Hastings
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): contemporary

A wily doctor goes out on a limb to find a killer… Two elderly people passing is an unremarkable occurrence in the British seaside town of Hastings, and certainly not unusual for police doctor and medical examiner Callie Hughes....

Death in the Harbour, an Inspector Ryga Mystery (2)

Death in the Harbour, an Inspector Ryga Mystery (2)
  • Author(s): Pauline Rowson
  • Location(s): Newhaven
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1950s

Myra Swinley is convinced that her police constable husband’s death was no accident, and that he would never have lost his footing on a dark, foggy November night on the quayside of Newhaven Harbour while on his beat. Determined...

Death of a Mermaid

Death of a Mermaid
  • Author(s): Lesley Thomson
  • Location(s): Newhaven
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Freddy Power walked out of her childhood home twenty-two years ago, and swore never to return. But now she’s back, helping run her family’s fishery in Newhaven in the wake of her mother’s death. It feels as if time...

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