The Time Of Our Lives
By Lynda Page
Set in a holiday camp in the late 1950s, Lynda Page's new saga is full of hilarious anecdotes and heartwarming adventures amongst the holidaymakers and staff. Sure to appeal to fans of the hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats.When Rhonda Fleming runs away from home the last place she expects to end up is at a Jolly's holiday camp. But a chance encounter with a chalet maid at the train station leads Rhonnie to Mablethorpe on a cold winter's day and her life changes for ever.Thrown in at the deep end working for the boss's wife, Rhonnie discovers there's never a dull moment at Jolly's - particularly with staff like Dan around. From the beauty contest by the pool to jiving in the Paradise dance hall and from the rollercoaster at the fair to sitting on a moonlit beach, the holidaymakers are guaranteed to have the time of their lives. But when the boss's son reappears nothing can prepare Rhonnie for what lies ahead...
Talk of the Town
By Suzanne Macpherson
A runaway bride soon finds herself running for her life in this latest wonderfully witty romance from Suzanne Macpherson Kelly Atwood thought she'd found Mr Right, so when she discovers her new husband has a heavy-duty sideline in drug smuggling on her wedding day, she doesn't think twice about punching him in the nose and fleeing to the small town of Paradise, Washington, where she immediately gets gorgeous upright attorney and local hero Sam Grayson feeling hot under his stiff collar. Unfortunately, the one thing Kelly hasn't realised is that she inadvertently took off with a suitcase stuffed full of money that isn't hers, and now there are some decidedly dodgy characters hot on her stiletto heels, determined to get it back... Sizzling hot passion and dangerous pursuits can only mean one thing - there's going to be big trouble in Paradise.
True Love and Other Disasters
By Rachel Gibson
Heartache, hockey and heavenly bodies - get ready for the new red-hot read from New York Times bestseller Rachel GibsonWhen money-bags Virgil Duffy leaves his widow a stash of cash and his beloved ice-hockey team in his will, team captain Ty 'Saint' Savage is furious. The Chinooks are set to win the biggest prize of the season, and a beautiful young ex-stripper taking over the reins is the last thing he needs. Even if Faith, former playmate of the year, is the sexiest woman he's ever laid on. Soon tensions are mounting between the Saint and the Sinner from Vegas - but maybe Ty's forgotten the first rule of play: never underestimate your opponent...
Tuppence to Tooley Street
By Harry Bowling
As he lay in the mud on the beach at Dunkirk, Danny Sutton didn't think he would ever see his home in London's docklands again. But he was one of the lucky ones. Returning home, he is reassured to find that things are just the same: the smell of the wharves and warehouses in Tooley Street; the usual hubbub in Dawson Street, where aproned figures stand in doorways discussing the war; the men down The Globe; the children playing tin-can copper in the gutters. And at number 26, Danny's family crowd round to welcome their beloved son home. But, scarred in mind as well as body, Danny is to realise that things have changed. Unable to do heavy work because of his war wounds he must adjust to a different way of life. And, worst of all, his childhood sweetheart, Kathy, didn't wait for him ...
Truly Madly Yours
By Rachel Gibson
Have you ever been crazy in love? Delaney Shaw is mad - really mad. Arriving in the town of Truly, Idaho, for the reading of her stepfather's will, her plan was to pay her respects and then leave again as fast as she could. But the will has some unexpected conditions - like the one that says if Delaney wants her three million dollar inheritance she needs to stay put... for a year! Twelve months in Truly will drive her nuts... although not as nuts as she'd be to leave and forfeit the money. So staying put seems like her only choice. But then there's the will's other condition - the one about having nothing to do with sexy, brooding, love-'em-and-leave-'em, Nick Allegrezza. Which is fine by her. Because she'd have to be crazy to want to have anything to do with him anyway. Right...?
The Tea Planter's Lass
By Janet Macleod Trotter
1905, India. Clarissa Belhaven and her younger sister Olive live a charmed life on their father's tea plantation. But when the business begins to fail, their future looks uncertain. Young rival businessman Wesley Robson offers a lifeline: he will help save the plantation in exchange for Clarrie's hand in marriage. But her father refuses and, after his death, the girls are sent to his family in Tyneside, with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Amidst the dire poverty of Newcastle, Clarrie slogs away to provide for her sister, but longs to one day open her own tea room. After years of sacrifice, her dreams are finally within reach. Then Wesley Robson comes back into Clarrie's life, bringing with him a shocking revelation and the power to change her world for ever...
This is How It Happened
By Jo Barrett
Revenge is sweet... especially when it comes in the form of brownies laced with rat poison. Maddy didn't actually want to kill her ex-fiancé, Carlton, she just wanted to scare him. Carlton took her heart, her career, her ideas, so it's only fair that she should take some sort of revenge. After ruling out death by chocolate brownie, cyanide-infused vodka and voodoo, Maddy decides to hit the caddish Carlton where it'll really hurt - his ego. But hiring a hit man to do it probably wasn't the best idea. Things are about to get dead serious...
True Love (and Other Lies)
By Whitney Gaskell
Travel writer Claire has kissed enough frogs (snakes and toads) to know, without a shadow of a doubt, that fate, love at first sight and 'The One' do not exist.So when she ends up sitting next to sexy American ex-pat, Jack, on a flight from New York to London and he asks her out, she figures there must be a catch. Or maybe after years of dating disasters and bozo boyfriends, Claire has finally met the man of her dreams. But just as she's about to start believing in destiny, Claire discovers that someone else got to Jack first, and she can't believe who it is...
By Whitney Gaskell
Kate Bennett has done what thousands would love to do: jacked in her job, put her nice, safe relationship on hold, and upped sticks to move to the other side of the country, all in order to find the life she thinks she's meant to live.And life as a college student in New Orleans should be easy, right? Wrong. Before long Kate's had her life turned upside down by a sadistic professor, a more-than-eccentric new boss, and not one, but two men who are convinced she's The One...
The Trouble with Valentine's Day
By Rachel Gibson
Valentine's Day sucks. And this year it's worse than usual for Kate Hamilton as she tries to seduce a handsome stranger in a motel bar - only to find out he, unfortunately, has other ideas...Escaping from embarrassment to her grandfather's tiny town of Gospel, Ohio, she's determined to relax. What she's not expecting is a reunion with Mr Handsome Stranger, aka Rob Sutter, who, it just so happens, lives in the town. But then Rob and Kate find themselves in an compromising position in the local store after hours, giving the phrase "clean-up in aisle five" a whole new meaning and, in the process, causing a whole lot of gossip in Gospel...
Tilly Trotter Widowed
By Catherine Cookson
Tilly Trotter's life has been far from easy, and returning from America to the County Durham village she grew up in only makes it harder. Despite her new status as Lady of Highfield Manor the old prejudices still exist. Branded a witch by the locals, hostility towards Tilly, and her children - Willy and adopted Mexican daughter Josefina - is rife. Thankfully, there are those willing to defend her. In fact there are those who long to offer her the security of marriage. But Tilly, bound by a promise to her late husband, is unsure that she can re-marry. And she's not the only one struggling with matters of the heart; both Willy and Josefina are facing love dilemmas of their own.But Tilly, courageous as ever, is determined, no matter what, that, she and her children will find happiness...
Tilly Trotter Wed
By Catherine Cookson
Tilly Trotter has devotedly served Mark Sopwith at Highfield Manor for twelve years. His wife in all but name, theirs is a scandalous yet happy arrangement. But when Mark dies Tilly is left pregnant with his illegitimate child.Cast out of the manor house by Mark's spiteful grown-up daughter, Tilly is forced to face the prejudices of the local village. No stranger to hardship, she makes do as best she can but when a villager's vicious attack leaves her baby son, Willy, half blind she knows that it's time to leave her native Tyneside. A new love seems to offer an escape and so she follows her heart to America, sure that this will be the beginning of a better life. But new perils await Tilly across the ocean....
By Catherine Cookson
Tilly Trotter isn't like the other girls in the villages of County Durham. Tall and coltish, she's not afraid of taking on 'man's work' to help out the grandparents who raised her. There's an unusual beauty to her too - a beauty that's envied by the local women and lusted after by the men.But for all the attention Tilly only loves one man, farmer Simon Bentwood, and she's heartbroken to discover that he's betrothed to another. But there are even harder times ahead for Tilly. A spurned suitor takes a terrible revenge. Idle gossip brands her a witch. A betrayal forces her into the cruel drudgery of the local mine and puts her life in danger. But Tilly refuses to let her spirit be broken - determined that all this will serve only to make her stronger...
Three Little Words
By Joan Jonker
In the backstreets of Liverpool, best mates Molly Bennett and Nellie McDonough are up to their usual tricks. And, as always, they're keeping an eye on their children and grandchildren who mean the world to them. But they're never too busy to help out a friend, so when Claire Thompson attracts a mysterious admirer it's clear to Molly and Nellie that their detective skills are required...
Taking a Chance on Love
By Joan Jonker
Ginny Porter and Joan Flynn were born within days of each other in adjoining houses in a narrow street of two-up two-downs in Liverpool. They've been friends since they were toddlers and now they've become young ladies and left school. Joan finds work at Dunlop's tyre factory, while Ginny's dream comes true when she is taken on as a counter assistant at Woolworths. But things don't work out as she had expected, and she carries around a dark secret...
Take these Broken Wings
By Lyn Andrews
Lyn Andrews' powerful Liverpool saga TAKE THESE BROKEN WINGS is perfect for readers of Dilly Court and Kate Thompson.Since she was six, Hannah Peckham has known how hard the world is. Thrown into the workhouse by the cousin to whom her desperate soldier father entrusted her, she emerges determined to make the most of what life has to offer, however little that might be.But the narrow confines of the workhouse have left Hannah ill-prepared for the hurly-burly of the Liverpool household in which she finds work. Naive and impetuous, when she loses the man she loves she rushes into a violent marriage from which there seems no escape - without terrible consequences...
Try a Little Tenderness
By Joan Jonker
Jenny and Laura Nightingale are as different as chalk and cheese. Jenny's pretty face and lively sense of humour make her everyone's favourite girl, whereas Laura is mean and moody and she's never out of trouble. Their mother, Mary, loves them both and frets about Laura's behaviour, but soon that's the least of her worries... Her father's new young wife, Celia, is about to bring shame on the family by leading Laura astray. Jenny attracts the attention of two young lads in her street who both want to court her. Mick and John have been mates since they were kids but now war is declared, and it's every man for himself! Meanwhile Laura's resentment begins to build and it's only a matter of time before things come to a head. Who will learn that a little tenderness goes a long way?
A Time for Us
By Josephine Cox
Lucy Nolan is the golden girl. The only daughter of local grocers, Sally and Mike Nolan, she's grown up in a home of total love and security. The one thing her heart desires is that Jack Hanson might ask her to marry him, and when he does eventually propose, Lucy is prepared to give up everything to be with him - even though it means leaving her beloved parents to live abroad where Jack has been offered an exciting business opportunity.But then, almost on the eve of the marriage itself, tragedy strikes. And for the first time in her life, Lucy is forced to realise that Fate, which has been so kind to her, can also be just as cruel.
By Pamela Evans
Teenage sisters Faith and Zoe Hodge want very different things from life. Faith longs for a career and dreams of the day when she will run her own hairdressing salon in London's West End. Zoe, on the other hand, is much more homely - marriage, babies and a semi-detached house in Ealing are what she aspires to. But their dreams are shattered when the Coronation Day celebrations of 1953 end in disaster...As time goes by the sisters find themselves growing further apart. Faith, still scarred by the past, cannot commit herself to a relationship, and Zoe, caught up in her own dramas, resents the bond that has developed between Faith and her daughter Sally. It takes another twist of fate many years later for them to be reunited and to learn that love and understanding can be shared in many different ways...
By Pamela Evans
Henry Slafer is the owner of a successful tea-trading company, and his family never want for anything. But he is a cold man, with little time for his children, Dolly and Ken. Dolly works for the company and is set to marry her father's deputy, Frank Mitchell. But during the General Strike, Dolly is rescued from a dangerous riot by factory hand Bill Drake, and the pair soon fall in love. But Henry Slafer is displeased by the match, and does everything in his power to destroy their relationship.Confused and alone, Dolly agrees to marry Frank and Bill, heartbroken, takes a job elsewhere. Will Dolly and Bill ever see each other again? And can Bill forgive her for turning her back on him?