A nail-biting thriller introducing DI Annie Parker.
Paula Smith could have had it all She should leave him, but he knows something that could bring her whole world crashing down. Sarah has found the kind of happiness with Martin she never thought possible.
Yet, he has a secret that could threaten everything they share. But he is not the only one with a secret DI Annie Parker, mother, grandmother and widow, has plenty of baggage of her own, but she's still determined to be the best police officer she can be. When she and her sergeant Nisha Patel hear about a year-old murder that nobody knew about, nothing will stop them from tracking down the killer, even if it brings them up against one of the most dangerous crime families in the country.
Danielle F. White was born in Naples and lives in Milan and Padua. An events organizer, she works with communications agencies, cultural organizations, magazines, radio and TV. Since she has edited the popular blog www. The story of the little black dress that mended a broken heart. Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella. Rebecca is thirty-three years old, has a wardrobe full of tweed trouser suits and a boundless passion for the splendid Coco Chanel. After spending several days confined in her flat, Rebecca plunges herself into the intense Milanese social life with the stylishness of her heroine.
Will Rebecca remain an eternal Mademoiselle, like the ageless Coco? Or does destiny have an unexpected surprise in store for her?
I recommend it to all women who want to read a beautiful love story'. Danielle Ryan is a bestselling author in Italy. Her debut novel Finding You reached no. A feel good love story where sometimes first impressions can be very wrong Perfect for the fans of Miranda Dickenson and Paige Toon. Valentina Harrison is a PA at an international advertising agency but when her boss disappears, James Spencer is flown in from the New York office to take over the helm.
James is handsome, successful and arrogant, Valentina is intelligent but, compared to the other fashionistas in her Milan office, rather plain and different.
Because of this James treats her with contempt; needless to say Valentina can't stand him. As their work brings them closer together, James and Valentina discover that first impressions can be wrong, so very wrong Can true love prevail when the real and online worlds collide? Melissa Riva works in Milan as a university researcher. After buying an iPad at auction, she finds it contains files belonging to its previous owner. Fascinated by the beautiful photographs of romantic landscapes and views of the city, she starts her search for the previous owner.
Locating him through Facebook, Melissa can't resist contacting him. Melissa and Riccardo begin chatting online. Both of them becoming increasingly dependent on this strange relationship, though acutely aware that it's only likely to remain a virtual one.
But when real life bursts in on their digital world, they can't resist revealing their true feelings Perfect for a long train journey or in the garden on a hot sunny day'. Dawn's career has spanned PR, advertising and publishing. Now, she loves to write about the personalities hiding behind the masks, whether beautiful or ugly.
Married, she lives in London with her two daughters and a British bulldog called Geoffrey. Veronica Pullman 's comfortable suburban life comes to a shuddering halt when her young daughter, Grace , tragically dies in a car accident. Months later, unable to come to terms with her daughter's death, detached from her husband and alienated from her friends and family, a chance encounter on a rainy street pushes her into an unlikely new friendship.
Scarlet is everything Veronica could've been: feisty, adventurous, unpredictable. But as she approaches what would have been Grace's 10th birthday , it becomes clear to Veronica that the friendship she thought was saving her life could be costing her everything.
Consumed by grief and left questioning her own sanity, is there anyone she can really trust or is someone out to torment her as part of their twisted game? Literary agent Viola Matthews is sure she's met Katherine Baxter before. So when her husband and bestselling novelist Samuel Morton introduces Viola to the quiet, unassuming woman he has offered to mentor, she knows their paths have crossed before.
The question is where? As their worlds collide and the bond between Samuel and Katherine deepens, Viola realises she must take control. Born and brought up in the south of England, the eldest girl of nine children, Dee moved north to Yorkshire to study medicine. She remained there, working in well woman medicine and general practice and bringing up her three daughters. She retired slightly early at the end of , in order to start writing, and wrote two books in the next three years. In she moved further north, to the beautiful Southern Uplands of Scotland.
Here she fills her time with her three grandsons, helping in the local museum, the church and the school library, walking, gardening and reading. She writes historical fiction, poetry and more recently non-fiction. Occasionally she gets to compare notes with her youngest sister Sarah Flint who writes crime with blood-curdling descriptions which make Dee want to hide behind the settee. A heart-breaking saga set against the backdrop of World War 1, perfect for all fans of Katie Flynn. In a remote hill farm in beautiful Scotland, Ellen and her father Duncan are enjoying a peaceful life away from the belching mills and hustle and bustle of the growing towns.
In time they're joined by rugged farmhand Tom, come to lend some muscle to Ellen's ageing father, who has begun to find sheep farming hard to manage alone. Almost inevitably romance grows between Ellen and the new arrival but once married however, Ellen discovers that Tom has a brutish side to his character. As war in Europe spreads, she begins to dream of him leaving for the trenches as a way for her to escape. Even with Tom fighting abroad however, the family can not hide from the realities of war as a group of POWs are brought to their valley to build a reservoir.
The forgotten children of London are going missing, apparently being sold by their own families. Thompson attempts to cover the Super Bowl and the Presidential election in his typical drug-crazed state, but is continually and comically sidetracked by his even more twisted friend Laslow. Sly and Robbie - Poker Face Dub I didnae mean to intrude. As Amy searches for the perfect owner to restore the house to its former glory, she begins to uncover pieces of the past that some people would rather remain hidden. But by now, Joshua was no longer listening.
And amongst the men, sworn enemies and shunned by all the locals, Ellen finds a gentler heart that she finds difficult to resist Denzil Meyrick was born in Glasgow and brought up in Campbeltown. After studying politics, he pursued a varied career including time spent as a police officer and freelance journalist. Denzil lives on Loch Lomond side with his wife, Fiona.
The Mac & Mel series chronicles the everyday fortunes of an ordinary couple - Mackenzie and Melinda Dailey - as they become ensnared in the small-town. Love Me Tender (Mac & Mel small-town small-time sagas Book 2). by Dan Copp | Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc. Kindle Edition · $$ Includes.
Aria publishes his ebooks in the US only. It's , and Jim Daley is now a fully fledged detective constable, working in the heart of Glasgow. When ruthless gangster James Machie's accountant, known as the Magician, is found stabbed to death in a multi-storey car park, it's clear that all is not well within Machie's organisation. To save his job, Scott is persuaded to revisit his past in an attempt to uncover the identity of a corrupt police officer. But there's a problem. To do so, he must confront Machie and his cohorts.
Brian Scott is soon embroiled in a deadly game of cat and mouse with his childhood friends. As Daley seeks out his old mentor, Ian Burns, to help save his friend and find out who is telling the truth, it becomes a desperate race against time. When a senior civil servant spectacularly takes his life in Kinloch harbour, D.
Jim Daley comes face to face with the murky world of politics. To add to his woes, two local drug dealers have been ritually assassinated — and strange lights have started to appear in the sky above Kinloch. It is clear that dark forces are at work in the town. With his boss under investigation, his marraige hanging on by a thread, and his sidekick, D. Scott, wrestling with his own demons, Daley's world is in meltdown. It's December, and the Shannon family are heading to their clifftop mansion near Kinloch for their annual general meeting. Shannon International is one of the world's biggest private companies, and it has brought great wealth and privilege to the family.
However, a century ago Archibald Shannon stole the land upon which he built their home, and his descendants have been cursed ever since. Grisly secrets and ghosts of the past have come to haunt the Shannons, and when heavy snow cuts off Kintyre, D. Jim Daley and D.
Scott are assigned to protect their illustrious visitors. As the curse decrees, death is coming — but for whom and from what? It's July , and redoubtable fishing-boat skipper Sandy Hoynes has his daughter's wedding to pay for — but where are all the fish? He and the crew of the Girl Maggie come to the conclusion that a new-fangled supersonic jet which is being tested in the skies over Kinloch is scaring off the herring.
First mate Hamish, first encountered in the DCI Daley novels, comes up with a cunning plan to bring the laws of nature back into balance. But as the wily crew go about their work, little do they know that they face the forces of law and order in the shape of a vindictive fishery officer, an exciseman who suspects Hoynes of smuggling illicit whisky, and the local police sergeant who is about to become Hoynes's son-in-law.
Meyrick takes us back to the halcyon days of light-hearted Scottish fiction, following in the footsteps of Compton Mackenzie and Neil Munro, with hilarious encounters involving the US Navy, Russian trawlermen and even some ghostly pipers.
Glasgow, Only a few months into his new job, Constable Jim Daley is walking the beat. When he is called to investigate a break-in, he finds a young woman lying dead in her squalid flat.