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Orion Fiction HB April £12.99 388pp 978 1 4091 4064 1 eBook: £12.99 / 978 1 4091 4065 8

MAUREEN LEE The Kelly Sisters

A poignant novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Flora and Grace. The heartwarming story of three unforgettable sisters who journey to Liverpool from their home in the west of Ireland. Maureen Lee is at the top of the genre – she is undoubtedly one of the best saga writers around. Maureen Lee’s award-winning novels have earned her many fans. Her novel The Leaving of Liverpool went straight into the Sunday Times Top 10 and stayed there for four weeks. Dancing in the Dark won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award.


Location: Colchester, Essex Available for interview

Orion Fiction TPB April £13.99 400pp 978 1 4091 5669 7 eBook: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 4883 8


Powerful and personal, this will be the ultimate story of the men and women that history forgot. Glory is the story of four soldiers and the women who loved them, whose lives are completely altered by the Battle of Gallipolli during the First World War. Beginning with the fateful landing on the Turkish beaches, Rachel Billington follows the young British soldiers and those from the Empire as they lay trapped under murderous machinegun fire on the narrow strip of rocky land. This is a tale of both heroism and stupidity, culminating in the daring evacuation of 1916 and the horrific aftermath of the conflict. Glory is inspired by Rachel Billington’s grandfather’s death fighting in Gallipolli in 1915. ‘One hallmark of a Billington book is elegant, apparently effortless plotting . . . the detail acute, the prose polished and the pages turning effortlessly’ Independent Rachel Billington is a regular journalist, feature writer and reviewer. She is co-editor of Inside Time, the national newspaper for prisoners and a Vice-President of English PEN.


Location: London Available for interview

Orion Fiction • April 2015