By Marion Henneberg
By Susan Elia MacNeal
Maggie desire has come far considering serving as a typist for Winston Churchill. Now she’s operating undercover for the designated Operations govt within the based yet eerily silent urban of Paris, the place SS officials prowl the streets of their Mercedes and the Ritz is draped with swastika banners. jogging one of the enemy is annoying and terrifying, or even although she’s disguised in stylish Chanel, Maggie can’t aid eager for home.
yet her missions come first. Maggie’s part sister, Elise, has disappeared after being kept from a focus camp, and Maggie is desirous to locate her—that is, if Elise even desires to be came across. both pressing, Churchill is making plans the Allied invasion of France, and SOE agent Erica Calvert has been captured, the whereabouts of her very important learn relating to Normandy unknown. Maggie needs to hazard her lifestyles to penetrate robust circles and hire all her skills for deception and spycraft to root out a traitor, locate her sister, and find the studies the most important to making plans D-Day in a dangerous online game of wits with the Nazi intelligence elite.
Praise for The Paris Spy
“Engrossing . . . A fast paced climax ends up in an finishing that may depart readers eagerly expecting the following installment.”—Publishers Weekly
“With its riveting plot and cliff-hanger end, it is a stable addition to a sequence besides researched because it is entertaining.”—Booklist
“You will grieve with Paris. you may be outraged through the destruction. you may be terrified for all of the heroes, be there with them each step, and care desperately that they be triumphant and live to tell the tale. and maybe primarily, like me, you may be beaten with their sacrifice for the liberty we nonetheless enjoy.”—Anne Perry, New York Times bestselling writer of the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt sequence and the William Monk series
“This should be Maggie Hope’s most fun event but. bright and fast paced, full of real element, The Paris Spy is a rare journey throughout the edgy drama of wartime Paris, skillfully plotted and studded with cameos through genuine ancient figures.”—Jane Thynne, writer of the Clara Vine series
By Michael Stewart
I am William Lee: brute; liar, and graveside thief.
But you'll understand me via one other name.
Heathcliff has left Wuthering Heights, and is vacationing around the moors to Liverpool looking for his past.
Along the way in which, he saves Emily, the foul-mouthed daughter of a Highwayman, from a whipping, and the pair trip on together.
Roaming from graveyard to graveyeard, being profitable from Emily’s obvious skill to commune with the lifeless, the pair lie, cheat and scheme their means around the North of England.
And in the direction of the poor misdeeds - and untold riches - that might someday ship Heathcliff domestic to Wuthering Heights.
By Ulf Torreck
By P. H. Newby
P.H. Newby's 17th novel Something to respond to For used to be guaranteed of a spot in literary historical past while it received the inaugural Booker Prize in 1969.
It was once 1956 and Townrow was once in Port stated - of those proof he's kind of convinced. He were summoned via the widow of his deceased pal Elie Khoury. She is confident Elie used to be murdered, yet not anyone turns out to believe her. What of Leah Strauss, the mistress? And of the invading British paratroops? purely an Englishman, absolutely, might take without any consideration that the British might have behaved themselves. during this disorientating international Townrow needs to reconsider the principles in which he has been residing his existence - to wonder if he, too, could have anything to respond to for?
'Beautifully written, shot via with crisp, mordant wit, and Newby performs out his narrative with consummate skill.' Sam Jordison, Guardian
By Thomas Cullinan,Morgane Saysana
En pleine Guerre de Sécession, le caporal yankee Johnny McBurney est recueilli dans un pensionnat de
jeunes filles confédéré. Objet de tous les fantasmes, il va s’employer à les incarner avec un paintings consommé de l. a. manipulation.
By M.P. Martin
Set in eire, a family members comes jointly for the funeral in their youngest son, killed in an IRA motion. the tale itself is of normal humans dwelling their lives opposed to the backdrop of traditions, desires and divisions set generations sooner than that experience for the main half, have misplaced their meaning.
By Essie Fox
'Leda Grey's international is totally beguiling' THE instances publication of the Week
A bewitching novel approximately an enigmatic silent movie actress, and the unstable love affair that left her a recluse for over part a century - for fanatics of Sarah Waters and Tracy Chevalier.
During the oppressive warmth wave of 1976 a tender journalist, Ed Peters, unearths an Edwardian photo in a junk store within the seashore city of Brightland. It indicates an desirable, dark-haired woman, an actress whose identify was once Leda Grey.
Enchanted by way of the picture, Ed learns Leda gray continues to be residing - now a recluse in a decaying cliff-top condominium she as soon as shared with a guy named Charles Beauvois, a director of early silent movie. As Beauvois's muse and lover, Leda frequently starred in scenes the place degree magic and trick images have been used to outstanding impression.
But, whereas enjoying a cursed Egyptian queen, the fantasies captured on celluloid have been echoed actually, leaving Leda deserted and on my own for greater than part a century - till the secrets and techniques of her prior lead to a surprising climax, extra haunting than any to be in present in the silent movies of Charles Beauvois.
'A richly evocative tale, brimming with intrigue and suspense' M.L. Stedman, writer of the sunshine among OCEANS
By Susan Elia Macneal
England, 1942. The Nazis’ relentless Blitz can have paused, yet London’s nightly blackouts proceed. Now, lower than the canopy of darkness, a madman is brutally killing and mutilating younger ladies in eerie and designated re-creations of Jack the Ripper’s crimes. What’s extra, he’s focusing on girls who're reporting for responsibility to be Winston Churchill’s spies and saboteurs out of the country. The officials at MI-5 fast notice they want the aid of unique agent Maggie desire to discover the killer dubbed “the Blackout Beast.” A catch is decided. yet as soon as the assassin has his points of interest on Maggie, no longer even Buckingham Palace can defend the innovative undercover agent from her fate.
Praise for The Queen’s Accomplice
“Maggie is a considerate secret agent whose harmful escapades by no means disappoint.”—Kirkus Reviews
“A fantastic historic secret given a feminist slant.”—Booklist
“Plausible and stylish . . . like any MacNeal’s novels, this one ends on a cliffhanger that may depart readers eagerly expecting Maggie’s subsequent adventure.”—Shelf Awareness
“Works as a suspenseful stand-alone . . . attention-grabbing and informative . . . wartime London is vividly portrayed . . . suggested if you happen to like their old mysteries with a wide dose of suspense.”—Historical Novel Society
“For those who find themselves Maggie desire diehards, this most modern within the sequence is bound to satisfy.”—Reviewing the Evidence
“MacNeal’s meticulous learn shines via on each web page, and will pay off with a wartime surroundings that feels real.”—Crimespree Magazine
By John Richard Sack
The novel is decided opposed to the chaotic backdrop of 13th-century Italy, an period whilst the extraordinary poverty of non secular zealots clashed with the burgeoning prosperity of retailers, the monastic orders and high-ranking Church officers. This chasm additionally divided the Franciscan Order after Francis’ death.