Blogs in May 2024

Saltblood 1st May 2024

In a rented room outside Plymouth in 1685, a daughter is born as her half-brother is dying. Her mother makes a decision: Mary will become Mark, and Ma will continue to collect his inheritance money. Mary’s dual existence as...

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Murder At Royal William Yard 7th April 2023

“He’s going to kill me!” a 999 caller whispers. “Help me!” This gripping crime thriller is set against the backdrop of Plymouth, the Ocean City, in the winter of 2015. DI Lou Beradino and his transgender colleague, DS Fran...

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The Stolen Baby 9th January 2022

A new Second World War novel from best-selling author Diney Costeloe, based on a gripping and moving true story. Plymouth, 1941. As sirens blare all around, the Shawbrook family take refuge in a packed shelter. Bombs have already begun...

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Arctic Star 18th November 2021

Multi-award-winning author Tom Palmer returns with a thrilling naval adventure inspired by the incredible history of the Second World War Arctic convoys. Winter 1943. Teenagers Frank, Joseph and Stephen are Royal Navy recruits on their first mission at sea...

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Grace & Serenity 27th September 2021

Living on the streets is terrifying and exhausting. Grace’s only comforts are a steady stream of vodka, and a strange little boy who’s following her around. At nineteen, Grace has already had a child and endured an abusive marriage....

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