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A warm welcome to Gill Thompson
whose first novel, THE OCEANS BETWEEN US, about a mother and son separated by war and by continents, fighting to find their way back to each other, will be published by Headline in trade paperback, eBook and audio in early 2019 followed by a mass-market paperback in autumn 2019.
Canelo reissued Jeff Dawson
’s debut historical crime novel, NO ORDINARY KILLING, on 28th May, the first in the Ingo Finch Mystery series. The South African
says “This Boer War thriller is worth getting your hands on and sinking your teeth into. A perfect summer read.”
’s fifth Bermondsey saga, HATTIE’S HOME, was published in paperback in May by Head of Zeus, who have reissued her previous bestselling novels with new covers.
’s new domestic psychological thriller THE DEAD EX was published by Penguin on 28th June. It reached #7 in the Sunday Times
paperback fiction bestseller list, and spent four weeks in the Bookseller
’ third Detectives King and Lane novel, NOBODY’S CHILD, was published by Bookouture on 13th June. Victoria’s first novel, THE GIRLS IN THE WATER, also re-entered the Kindle Ebook Top 100 bestseller list.
's third novel, THE KEY, was published in paperback by Headline on 6th
September. “A heartbreakingly powerful novel” Sun
Zephyr/Head of Zeus published Ewa Jozefkowicz
’s debut middle-grade novel THE MYSTERY OF THE COLOUR THIEF in hardback on 3rd May. The Financial Times
says “Ewa Jozefkowicz tackles big themes with sincerity and a keen insight into the pre-teen mindset.”
's sixth novel, THE RELENTLESS TIDE, was published in eBook and paperback on 6th
September and has reached #63 on the Kindle Ebook Top 100 bestseller list. He will appear at Bloody Scotland on 23rd
“What distinguishes Meyrick from other tartan noir authors is his humour and the depth of his interest in local issues…though he delivers fine plotting and gore in abundance, he really comes into his own describing the back stories of the Kinloch locals” Christina Hardyment, The Times
’s new novel, ONE LITTLE LIE, was published in paperback by Avon on 6th
September. It reached #54 on the Kindle Top 100 bestseller list this month.
“Dark and gripping” Western Morning News
Read Rosemary Dun
’s guest piece on Liz Fenwick’s blog here
about Rosemary Dun’s romantic comedy debut THE TROUBLE WITH LOVE and her Cornish holidays.
The Times/Sunday Times Crime Club called MOTHERLAND by G.D. Abson
“fascinating” and gave it a Star Pick. Raven Crime Reads
says “an extremely enjoyable thriller. Highly recommended”.
TV rights in Jane Corry
’s novel MY HUSBAND’S WIFE (Penguin UK and Penguin USA) have been optioned by Big Talk in the UK and Mr Mudd in the USA for a series
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