Catherine Hanley

Catherine Hanley’s TWO HOUSES, TWO KINGDOMS: A History of France and England 1100-1300 is published in paperback on 11 July 2023 by Yale University Press. “An engaging account of England and France during the 12th and 13th centuries … reads like the plot of a soap opera peopled by larger-than-life characters.” The Sunday Times

Julie Houston

Julie Houston‘s new novel THE GIRLS OF HEATHERLY HALL, set in her beloved West Yorkshire fictional village of Westenbury, was published in July in eBook, audio and paperback by Aria.   A WEDDING AT HEATHERLY HALL will be published by Aria in February 2024.

“Julie’s books should be available on prescription ..the perfect pick-me-up” Amazon 5*  review


Jane Corry‘s gripping and emotional new novel, COMING TO FIND YOU, was published by Penguin on 22 June 2023.   “A compelling and deliciously dark story of murder and secrets.” Claire Douglas

Congratulations to Jane on achieving #7 in the Sunday Times paperback fiction bestseller list with COMING TO FIND YOU.  Jane Corry’s domestic suspense novels have sold 1.5 million copies worldwide.  Jane Corry is a seven times Sunday Times Top 10 paperback fiction bestseller.


CALLING DETECTIVE CROCKFORD: The Story of a 1950s Policewoman by Ruth D’Alessandro was published by Welbeck on 2 March 2023. It’s 1956, and the Berkshire Constabulary has never had a woman detective before. That is, until bright and ambitious WPC Gwen Crockford passes out of Hendon Detective Training School with flying colours.  This is the second title in the Crockford memoir trilogy.

“For fans of Heartbeat and Call The Midwife, this is a charming policing memoir.” Judge Rinder


 Sandy Taylor’s eighth novel, THE IRISH BOARDING HOUSE, was published by Bookouture on 1 September 2022.

Congratulations to Sandy on achieving #22 in the Kindle Top 100, and #1 simultaneously in three sub-categories within nine days of publication.   And further congratulations to Sandy on achieving #1 in the US Kindle chart in the British & Irish Literary Fiction sub-category.   Sandy’s novels have received over 71 million page reads on Kindle Unlimited.


Judy Summers A WINTER’S WISH

Congratulations to  Judy Summers whose second Shaw family Victorian Liverpool saga, A WINTER’S WISH, published by Welbeck on 27 October 2022, reached #1 in the Kindle Victorian Historical Romance category.  Welbeck publish Judy’s third Shaw family saga, A DAUGHTER’S PROMISE, on 12 October 2023.

“Judy is a natural storyteller.” Lyn Andrews