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Orion Fiction MMP Original July £6.99 320pp 978 1 4091 3547 0 ebook: £4.49 978 1 4091 3096 3

VERONICA HENRY A Night on the Orient Express The Orient Express. Luxury. Mystery. Romance. The wonderful new novel from the bestselling author of The Beach Hut. For one group of passengers settling in to their seats and taking their first sips of champagne, the journey from London to Venice is more than the trip of a lifetime. A mysterious errand; a promise made to a dying friend; an unexpected proposal; a secret reaching back a lifetime . . . As the train sweeps on, revelations, confessions and assignations unfold against the most romantic and infamous setting in the world. • Veronica is ‘Writer in Residence’ on board the Venice–Simplon Orient Express in 2013. • Veronica is available for events and festivals. • A Night on the Orient Express will be supported by a major media campaign. Veronica Henry worked as a scriptwriter for The Archers and Holby City, amongst others, before turning to fiction. Her novel An Eligible Bachelor was shortlisted for the RNA Novel of the Year Award. She lives with her husband and three sons.

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Location: Devon Available for Interview www.veronicahenry.co.uk @veronica_henry

Orion Fiction • July 2013

Orion Fiction TPB July £12.99 400pp 978 1 409 12809 0 ebook : £6.99 978 1 4091 2817 5

DAN SMITH Red Winter

A thriller with a chilling blend of folk narrative, ruthless violence and bloodshed during the Russian Civil War. Russia, 1920. Kolya has deserted his Red Army unit, returning home to bury his brother and reunite with his wife and sons. But the village is empty. The men have been massacred. The women and children have disappeared. In this remote community the folktales told to children take on powerful significance and the terrifying legend of Koschei, The Deathless One, begins to feel very real. Kolya sets out on a journey to find his family, and find them alive. But there is a darker side to Kolya, and he is being followed… • Widespread review coverage. • Local events. Dan Smith is the author of the critically-acclaimed The Child Thief and has been shortlisted for the Northern Writers’ Award, the 2010 Brit Writers’ Published Author of the Year Award and the Best First Novel Award.

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Location: Newcastle Available for Interview www.dansmithsbooks.com @DanSmithAuthor f/Dan-Smith-Author