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Orion Fiction HB April £9.99 352pp 978 1 4091 4062 7 eBook: £5.99 / 978 1 4091 4063 4

MAUREEN LEE The Seven Streets of Liverpool

A powerful family saga set during the Second World War, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Flora And Grace. Fans of Maureen Lee will love her brand-new novel: a poignant, moving story of war, friendship and love, concluding her hugely popular Pearl Street series. Maureen Lee’s award-winning novels have earned her many fans and appear regularly on the Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller list. Maureen was born in Bootle and now lives in Colchester.



Location: Colchester, Essex Available for Interview

Orion Fiction HB April £12.99 208pp 978 1 4091 5017 6 eBook: £7.99 / 978 1 4091 5019 0 X


The first novel in a darkly humorous Londonbased crime series featuring bisexual private detective Duffy. Duffy is a detective like no other. A bisexual ex-policeman with a phobia of ticking watches and a penchant for Tupperware. But what he lacks in orthodoxy he makes up for in streetsmart savvy and no-nonsense dealings. Hired by Brian McKechnie to find out who’s blackmailing him, Duffy heads to his old patch in Soho to begin inquiries of his own. Helped by some shady characters from his past, Duffy discover that while things have changed since he was working the area, the streets are still mean and the crooks walk arm in arm with the blues. Dan Kavanagh is the mysterious author of the Duffy detective novels. There has been much spculation over the vailidity of his biography but he says of himself: ‘Dan Kavanagh was born in County Sligo in 1946. He has been a steer-wrestler, a waiter-on-roller-skates and a bouncer in a gay bar in San Francisco. He is currently working in London at jobs he declines to specify’.



Location: London... allegedly

Orion Fiction • April 2014