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Death at Lovers’ Leap, by Catherine Coles

1948, Martha Miller is feeling blue on Valentine’s Day with a missing husband and an unrequited love for the vicar. But things get worse when she finds a young man’s dead body… Death at Lovers’ Leap is the third book to feature amateur sleuths Martha and Luke in an English village shortly after WW2. I […]

The Au Pair, by Jane Renshaw

Alice runs away from her home in America to become an au pair in Scotland. But a few weeks later, Alice has disappeared and Melanie is working under an assumed name to try to find out the truth… The Au Pair is a psychological thriller set in Scotland. Alice is 18 and knows her own […]

The Island of Dreams, by Helen McGinn

Martha’s dislike of her sister’s fiance is heightened when he tries to kiss her! She is still reeling from her own cancelled wedding so her family send her abroad to heal her heart… The Island of Dreams is a romantic novel set in the UK and the Greek island of Paxos. I loved the geographical […]

Death At St Jude’s, by Mary Grand

Susan has moved house after an experience with a murder. Now, as she settles in, she is in the midst of another investigation into a suspicious death when the local head teacher dies after plummeting from the church… Death At St Jude’s is the second book to feature Susan but the first that I have […]

The Whisper House, by Dawn Merriman

Ghost hunter Rylan Flynn is feeling awkward when she goes filming at her ex’s home. But things get a whole lot worse when a woman is found with significant injuries and dies despite her best efforts. Can ghosts help Rylan stop another death? The Whisper House is the third book in the Rylan Flynn series […]