July 1940

With Hitler’s bombs getting closer, WAAF Diane Forsyth is determined to face the oncoming danger and do her duty to support the brave RAF pilots who risk their lives as they take to the skies.

And there’s one pilot in particular Di hopes remains safe – Squadron Leader Freddie Hanover. But with a romance between them growing, Di and Freddie know their duty must always come first. How can they dream of a future together whilst this terrible war continues?

Lady Joanna Harcourt understands Di’s vow of duty – she’s taken one herself. But Joanna also knows that life is terribly precious and that one must make the most of every single day…before it’s too late.

Don’t miss the next heart-breaking instalment in Fenella J. Miller’s beautiful Goodwill House series.

This is the final book in the five book series, The Earl’s Disputed Inheritance. However, like the other four titles, this is also a stand alone book.
Lady Grace Somiton is confident her decision to marry Lord Somiton is the right one. They are friends, enjoy each other’s company and both want the same thing. She is happy to marry and is eager to start filling their nursery.
After an accident, a betrayal and a tragedy Grace is regretting her decision to marry without love.
Can Adam win her back or is their marriage over?

For Want of a Penny is set in 1840s Colchester and the east end of London. A family tragedy means Sarah Nightingale is forced to go into service at Grey Friars House as an under nursery-maid. Meanwhile her younger brother Alfie, to avoid being taken into the workhouse, runs away to London to seek his fortune. Although the situation wasn’t of her making Sarah thrives, but just as she is becoming established in the household her past returns to shatter her happy life and she is dismissed without references. Alfie arrives in London but is tricked and sold to work as a slave on a coal barge. However, eventually he prospers and begins to make himself a better life.

Count Your Blessings
.Sarah Nightingale is a strong young woman who keeps her head high and faces every new adversity with courage. Dan Cooper, a happily married man with three children, comes to her aid. When he offers her a position taking care of his children, and helping his poorly wife, she jumps at the chance. Life is looking up for Sarah. Meanwhile her brother Alfie is also prospering in London until a personal tragedy makes him rethink his plans to stay there. He decides to take his hard-earned wealth and go home to look for his sister. He can offer her a comfortable life – but will she want to come with him or remain where she is? Better Bend Than Break is the third book in The Nightingale Chronicles, a series of four, Victorian family sagas. Sarah Nightingale marries Dan Cooper and becomes mother to his three boys. They move to a fine house of their own and Sarah has never been happier. Alfie Nightingale is obliged to do the right thing by Sarah’s friend Betty, so now there will be two babies in the family. Then one disaster follows another and Sarah and Alfie have dreadful choices to make if they and their families are to survive.

Better Bend Than Break is the third book in The Nightingale Chronicles, a series of four, Victorian family sagas. Sarah Nightingale marries Dan Cooper and becomes mother to his three boys. They move to a fine house of their own and Sarah has never been happier. Alfie Nightingale is obliged to do the right thing by Sarah’s friend Betty, so now there will be two babies in the family. Then one disaster follows another and Sarah and Alfie have dreadful choices to make if they and their families are to survive.

All’s Well That Ends Well
Sarah Cooper and Alfie Nightingale will have to endure a deal of heartbreak and danger over the next two years to reach their happy ever after. Sarah becomes betrothed to Robert Billings and moves her family back to Colchester, and Alfie leaves to be a policeman in London. Somehow Sarah must hold the family together and pray that her man will come back to her. Alfie has a life changing decision to make but will he make the right one for himself and the family that he has abandoned?

 

Miss Frances Somiton is in no mind to marry – even someone as handsome, charming and eligible as Lord Renshaw, the Earl of Stodham.

Lord Renshaw thinks Miss Somiton a suitable choice as she fulfils all the criteria on his list. When she runs away from him this piques his interest and he is determined to win her for his bride.

Will Frances give in to his pursuit or will she stand firm and reject him?

This is the fourth book in The Earl’s Disputed Inheritance series. It can be read as a standalone. The fifth and final book in this series will be released in May.

Lady Allegra Humphrey knows her place is at the top of the aristocratic tree and she has no time for cits. If she and her twin brother, Richard, Lord Witherton, the Duke of Colchester wish to retain their position in society they will have to make compromises. Self-made millionaire Jago Tremayne now owns St Osyth’s Priory, Allegra’s ancestral home, and is determined to own her as well.
Rejected by the haut ton, Jago believes he has the perfect plan to ensure both he and his daughter, Demelza, will soon be welcome in the best drawing-rooms. Marriage is the answer! However, there are people who do not wish to see the union proceed and are prepared to commit murder to stop it.

Charlotte Carstairs has no choice but to seek out her estranged grandfather the Duke of Lenster and ask for his help. Without it she and her siblings will be destitute.
Major Jack Griffin, a disfigured and dissolute Napoleonic war veteran, now holds the title and is determined not to allow Charlotte and her family to remain at Thurston. He issues her with an impossible challenge. Charlotte and the children can remain if she can improve the dilapidated house and poor estate. She has no choice but to accept.
Despite his many faults she is drawn to him. As they grow closer sinister forces are working to ruin their plans. Can they unmask the murderous plotters before they lose everything?

(Published as Two Gentlemen from London in 2009 by Robert Hale)

When Colonel Robert Sinclair and his friend Major Simon Dudley arrive unannounced, Annabel Bentley is greatly displeased. She and her mother, Lady Sophia, have been hiding from her stepfather, Sir Randolph Rushton, for years. Unfortunately Rushton is well-known to the colonel.
It is only a matter of time before their whereabouts are revealed and Rushton arrives to snatch them back… unless the two gentlemen prove to be more than chance acquaintances.

Eleanor Walters is obliged to marry the irascible, but decidedly attractive, Lord Leo Upminster. A marriage of convenience is better than being destitute, she reasons.
Leo, an ex-colonel, is a man used to being obeyed instantly. He finds Eleanor’s behaviour infuriating, her beauty irresistible and their agreement not to consummate the marriage increasingly impossible. It is only when he allows his frustration and jealousy to drive her away that he understands what he has
lost.
Meanwhile, in her self-imposed exile on a neglected country estate, Eleanor becomes embroiled in riots and treachery.
In a desperate race, can Leo save both her life and their marriage?

Published as ‘A Dangerous Deception’ by D C Thomson

Cassandra had no option but to flee from her home when pressure is put on her to marry her simple cousin. Masquerading as a governess she removes to Suffolk in to teach the lonely daughter of an irascible, yet decidedly attractive, widower.
Soon she is in danger of falling in love with Jonathan Anderson – but is she the only one hiding a secret? And will deception keep them apart?