Ewa Jozefkowicz

On 9 May Zephyr/Head of Zeus publish Ewa Jozefkowicz‘s BENJI’S EMERALD KING, the debut novel in The Woodland Explorers Club series for readers aged 5-7.  Inspired by Forest School, this is a magical new series in which a group of friends solve mysteries and protect the animals of Willow Wish Woods.   BENJI’S EMERALD KINGS is full of friendship, adventure and learning through nature with fun illustrations by Gillian Flint on every page.

Catherine Hanley

Catherine Hanley’s new book, 1217: The Battles that Saved Britain,  is published by Osprey on 9 May 2024.  

Congratulations to Catherine Hanley on 1217 being a Sunday Times Book of the Week, with Dan Jones saying “her clear, colourful account … revives a thrilling episode from England’s medieval history.”


Julie Houston

Julie Houston‘s most recent novel  A WEDDING AT HEATHERLY HALL was published by Aria in February 2024.   Her new novel, A CLASS ACT, will be published by Boldwood in July.

“Warm and poignant, brimming with heart and humour and filled with characters I was rooting for.  Loved this class act!” Fiona Gibson



Jane Corry‘s  ninth novel, I DIED ON A TUESDAY, will be published by Penguin on 20 June 2024.   One day.  Three stories.  Who do you believe?

Jane Corry is a seven times Sunday Times Top Ten paperback fiction bestseller.

“A gripping and emotional thriller about dark family secrets coming back to haunt you. I loved it!” Claire Douglas
“A clever, twisty story of unravelling secrets, with a huge heart at its core. A joy for crime lovers.” Andrea Mara
“Jane Corry has done it again. A page-turning, intricately woven plot full of colourful characters that was too hard to put down.” Heidi Perks
“This story about long-buried secrets captivated me from the very first page to the absolutely explosive ending.” Ashley Tate


CALLING SERGEANT CROCKFORD: The Story of a 1960s Policewoman by Ruth D’Alessandro was  published by Welbeck on 1 March 2024. It’s the dawn of the Swinging Sixties. The Cold War is at its height and support for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament is building. The Berkshire Constabulary’s Detective Gwen Crockford is promoted to Woman Police Sergeant in Newbury – the town at the heart of Britain’s atomic weapons programme. This is the third 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 ninth novel, RETURN TO THE IRISH BOARDING HOUSE, will be published by Bookouture on 13 May 2024.

“This gut-wrenching story is phenomenal. Heartbreaking… Bringing you to tears, and then bringing a smile to your face and joy to your heart… Completely unputdownable.” Page Turners, 5 star review

Congratulations to Sandy on THE IRISH BOARDING HOUSE, the prequel to RETURN TO THE IRISH BOARDING HOUSE, reaching #30 in the UK Kindle Top 100 and #31 in the US Kindle Top 100 on the same day.