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The Mitford Murders
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´Exactly the sort of book you might enjoy with the fire blazing, the snow falling. The solution is neat and the writing always enjoyable´ Anthony Horowitz Lose yourself in the sumptuous first novel in a new series of Golden Age mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters. It´s 1919, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa´s salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nurserymaid, chaperone and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially sixteen-year-old Nancy - an acerbic, bright young woman in love with stories. But when a nurse - Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of her famous namesake - is killed on a train in broad daylight, and Louisa and Nancy find that in postwar England, everyone has something to hide . . . Written by Jessica Fellowes, author of the number one-bestselling Downton Abbey books, The Mitford Murders is the perfect new obsession for fans of Daisy Goodwin, Anthony Howoritz and Agatha Christie - and is based on a real unsolved crime. ´True and glorious indulgence. A dazzling example of a Golden Age mystery´ Daisy Goodwin ´Oh how delicious! This terrific start to what promises to be a must-read series is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times.? Inventive, glittering, clever, ingenious. I devoured The Mitford Murders... so will you. Give it to absolutely everyone for Christmas, then pre-order the next one´ Susan Hill ´All the blissful escapism of a Sunday-night period drama in a book´ The Pool

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The Mitford Murders
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´A lively, well-written, entertaining whodunit´ THE TIMES Lose yourself in the sumptuous first novel in a new series of Golden Age mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters. It´s 1919, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa´s salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nurserymaid, chaperone and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially sixteen-year-old Nancy - an acerbic, bright young woman in love with stories. But when a nurse - Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of her famous namesake - is killed on a train in broad daylight, Nancy and amateur sleuth Louisa find that in postwar England, everyone has something to hide . . . Written by Jessica Fellowes, author of the number one-bestselling Downton Abbey books, The Mitford Murders is the perfect new obsession for fans of Daisy Goodwin, Anthony Horowitz and Agatha Christie - and is based on a real unsolved crime. ´An extraordinary meld of fact and fiction´ GRAHAM NORTON ´True and glorious indulgence. A dazzling example of a Golden Age mystery´ DAISY GOODWIN ´Exactly the sort of book you might enjoy with the fire blazing, the snow falling. The solution is neat and the writing always enjoyable´ ANTHONY HOROWITZ ´Oh how delicious! This terrific start to what promises to be a must-read series is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times. Inventive, glittering, clever, ingenious. I devoured The Mitford Murders... so will you. Give it to absolutely everyone for Christmas, then pre-order the next one´ SUSAN HILL ´All the blissful escapism of a Sunday-night period drama in a book´ THE POOL ´Keeps the reader guessing to the very end. An accomplished crime debut and huge fun to read´ EVENING STANDARD ´This story is drenched in detail and feels both authentic and fun. Curl up in your favourite reading spot and enjoy´ HEAT ´The plan is that each book will focus on a different Mitford sister. On the strength of this initial entry, success is assured´ FINANCIAL TIMES ´Elegant, whipsmart and brilliantly twisty-turny, this Downton-style mystery had me hooked from the first page´ VIV GROSKOP ´Full of period pleasure´ WOMAN & HOME ´An audacious and glorious foray into the Golden Age of mystery fiction. Breathtaking´ ALEX GRAY ´A real murder, a real family and a brand new crime fiction heroine are woven together to make a fascinating, and highly enjoyable, read. I loved it´ JULIAN FELLOWES ´Jessica Fellowes´ deliciously immersive, effortlessly easy novel has a strong feel for period and a rollicking plot´ METRO ´What a captivating crime novel and heroine Jessica has created in The Mitford Murders. The instant reassurance of being in the hands of a true storyteller with a feel for period detail makes this a real treat´ AMANDA CRAIG ´This is a chocolate soufflé of a novel: as the enthralling mystery heats up, so the addictive deliciousness of the story rises. The sort of book you never want to end´ JULIET NICOLSON

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Frugal Lissa Finds a Body (Frugal Lissa Mysteri...
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Specially priced during preorder! Melissa Eller looks for ways to save people money. She never wanted to find a dead body… Especially since she and the victim argued in public the previous evening. And she kind of threatened him (all a big misunderstanding – really). When would she learn to keep her big mouth shut? Now, she's suspect number one in the guy's murder. Worse, the detective in charge of the case is someone Lissa made fun of in high school— because he made fun of her —and he holds more leverage than just the threat of getting her sent to detention. Her boys don't need a mom in prison! She should never have moved back home. Who said small towns were safer? Frugal Lissa Finds a Body is the first title in the new cozy Frugal Lissa Mysteries series from USA TODAY bestselling author Ritter Ames. BONUS: Along with solving the crime, Lissa finds ways to save her blog subscribers money and shares those methods with readers. Also included are terrific family-friendly recipes. This is a NEW cozy mystery series: Book 1: Frugal Lissa Finds a Body Book 2: Frugal Lissa Digs Up a Body (preorder soon) Book 3: Frugal Lissa Hunts for a Body (coming soon) And more to follow!

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Bright Young Dead
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´Absolute blissikins. Set in 1925, Bright Young Dead is a delightful mashup of real and fictional characters´ GUARDIAN As the glamour of the Bright Young Things crashes into the world of the Mitford sisters, their maid Louisa Cannon finds herself at the scene of a gripping murder mystery. Meet the Bright Young Things, the rabble-rousing hedonists of the 1920s whose treasure hunts were a media obsession. One such game takes place at the 18th birthday party of Pamela Mitford, but ends in tragedy as cruel, charismatic Adrian Curtis is pushed to his death from the church neighbouring the Mitford home. The police quickly identify the killer as a maid, Dulcie. But Louisa Cannon, chaperone to the Mitford girls and a former criminal herself, believes Dulcie to be innocent, and sets out to clear the girl´s name . . . all while the real killer may only be steps away. PRAISE FOR THE MITFORD MURDERS SERIES ´An extraordinary meld of fact and fiction´ GRAHAM NORTON ´A lively, entertaining, well-written whodunit´ THE TIMES (crime book of the month) ´True and glorious indulgence. A dazzling example of a Golden Age mystery´ DAISY GOODWIN ´Exactly the sort of book you might enjoy with the fire blazing, the snow falling. The solution is neat and the writing always enjoyable´ ANTHONY HOROWITZ (crime novels of the year) ´Oh how delicious! This terrific start to what promises to be a must-read series is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times. Inventive, glittering, clever, ingenious. I devoured The Mitford Murders... so will you. Give it to absolutely everyone for Christmas, then pre-order the next one´ SUSAN HILL ´All the blissful escapism of a Sunday-night period drama in a book´ THE POOL ´Keeps the reader guessing to the very end. An accomplished crime debut and huge fun to read´ EVENING STANDARD ´This story is drenched in detail and feels both authentic and fun. Curl up in your favourite reading spot and enjoy´ HEAT ´The plan is that each book will focus on a different Mitford sister. On the strength of this initial entry, success is assured´ FINANCIAL TIMES ´Elegant, whipsmart and brilliantly twisty-turny, this Downton-style mystery had me hooked from the first page´ VIV GROSKOP ´Full of period pleasure´ WOMAN & HOME ´An audacious and glorious foray into the Golden Age of mystery fiction. Breathtaking´ ALEX GRAY ´A real murder, a real family and a brand new crime fiction heroine are woven together to make a fascinating, and highly enjoyable, read. I loved it´ JULIAN FELLOWES ´Jessica Fellowes´ deliciously immersive, effortlessly easy novel has a strong feel for period and a rollicking plot´ METRO ´What a captivating crime novel and heroine Jessica has created in The Mitford Murders. The instant reassurance of being in the hands of a true storyteller with a feel for period detail makes this a real treat´ AMANDA CRAIG ´This is a chocolate soufflé of a novel: as the enthralling mystery heats up, so the addictive deliciousness of the story rises. The sort of book you never want to end´ JULIET NICOLSON

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Time of Death
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THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER DI Tom Thorne returns in a chilling mystery that will keep readers guessing until the final page. The Missing Two schoolgirls are abducted in the small, dying Warwickshire town of Polesford, driving a knife into the heart of the community where police officer Helen Weeks grew up and from which she long ago escaped. But this is a place full of secrets, where dangerous truths lie buried. The Accused When it´s splashed all over the press that family man Stephen Bates has been arrested, Helen and her partner Tom Thorne head to the flooded town to support Bates´ wife - an old school friend of Helen´s - who is living under siege with two teenage children and convinced of her husband´s innocence. The Dead As residents and media bay for Bates´ blood, a decomposing body is found. The police believe they have their murderer in custody, but one man believes otherwise. With a girl still missing, Thorne sets himself on a collision course with local police, townsfolk - and a merciless killer. ´One of the great series of British crime fiction´ The Times ´Mark Billingham is one of the greatest writers in any genre´ Steve Cavanagh ________________ The outstanding new Tom Thorne thriller, THEIR LITTLE SECRET, is available to pre-order now

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