A thrilling sequence of journeys across France in the footsteps of Caesar and his successors, revealing how the Romans changed the face of France, and of Europe, forever.
October 1944. An FBI detective and a German naval officer are unaware of the roles assigned to them by German intelligence as part of Operation Finisterre - a last-ditch plan to enable Hitler to bluff his way to the negotiating table.
Thirteen-year-old Lisa escapes from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport and arrives in England in August 1939. She can't speak a word of English and her only belongings are crammed into a small suitcase. Among them is one precious photograph of the family she has left behind in Germany.
Anna is determined to understand why her brother apparently murdered their parents while they slept at their small farm in Maryland. The trail will lead her to events set in motion during one night nearly four decades ago in a Berlin safe house run by the CIA.
A prominent British woman has arrived in Wyoming and gone missing. The state governor needs her disappearance investigated quietly and Joe's the man for the job. But then Joe realises something's not right..
It is a year since her father's death, but Stella Darnell has not moved on. She still cleans his house every day, leaving it spotless as if he might return.Terry Darnell was Detective Chief Superintendent at Hammersmith police station, and now Stella has discovered an unsolved case in his darkroom: a folder of unlabelled photographs of deserted streets.The oldest photograph dates back to 1966. To a day when Mary Thornton, just ten years old, is taking her little brother home from school in time for tea. That afternoon, as the Moors Murderers are sent to prison for life, Mary witnesses something that will haunt her forever.As Stella inches closer to the truth, the events of that day begin to haunt her too...
From author of THE THORN BIRDS, one of the biggest-selling books of all time, comes this epic saga of love, betrayal and redemption in 1920s Australia.The four Latimer sisters are famous throughout New South Wales for their beauty, wit, ambition and sisterly love. They thought that would never change.But then they left home to train as nurses, swapping the feather beds of their father's townhouse for the spartan bunks of nursing accommodation. And now, as the Depression casts its shadow across Australia, they must confront their own secret desires as the world changes around them. Will the sisters find the independence they crave? Or is life - like love - always bittersweet?
As a child, Meg always dreamed of the perfect Christmas...This year, she can make it come true for her own little boy. There will be turkey and all the trimmings, a glittering tree, and a stocking hung up by a roaring fire. Who cares if there's no devoted husband in the picture? She and Lucas will be just fine on their own.But then a chance meeting with a stranger in New York unravels everything she's planned. Will Meg finally get everything she wished for? Or will she be alone this Christmas after all?
Pru Plum, owner of the famous Mayfair bakery, is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get where she is and will do anything to protect the secrets of her past - especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love...