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A. K. Benedict The Beauty of Murder

From a stunning new voice comes a serial killer with all the time in the world... When Cambridge lecturer Stephen Killigan stumbles across the body of a missing woman, he thinks he's helped the police solve a crime. But when the body vanishes before it can be retrieved, he realises this is in fact only the beginning. Soon, Killigan is drawn into the game of a killer who seems to live in every century of this strange city’s dark history... A. K. Benedict read English at Cambridge. She now composes film and television soundtracks.

Lilian Harry Christmas in Burracombe

A little bit of Christmas magic comes to the Devonshire village. It’s December 1953 in Burracombe, and preparations are underway for the carol concert, the nativity play and a host of parties. But friends and neighbours are also waiting nervously to see if Stella Simmons will recover from a car crash in time for her January wedding. And elsewhere, long-cherished love is finally blooming – but will every sweetheart get the answer they long for? Lilian Harry grew up near Portsmouth and now lives on the edge of Dartmoor.

Crime & Mystery Fiction Cased/TPB (export only) Nov £12.99/£12.99 352pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 4451 9/978 1 4091 4452 6 Markets: World XUSAC USA, Translation & Serial: The Rupert Heath Literary Agency

Sagas Cased November £14.99 304pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 2234 0 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: Orion

Carla Buckley Invisible

Carla Buckley delivers an engrossing and menacing read to follow her stunning debut, The Things That Keep Us Here. In the middle of a job, demolition expert Dana gets a call from a niece she’s never met telling her Dana’s estranged sister is seriously ill and needs a transplant. The demolition goes as planned, until they find a body in the rubble... When Dana arrives at Bear Lake, she finds her sister has died from a disease that has mysteriously affected others in the area. Carla Buckley has worked in a variety of industries, including a stint as an assistant to a US Senator. She lives in Columbus, USA.

Fiction Cased/TPB November £20.00/£12.99 368pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 1310 2/978 1 4091 1311 9 Markets: World XUSAC USA & Translation: Random House Serial: Orion 29