Orion Modern & Contemporary Pb March £7.99 400pp 978 1 4091 6823 2 ebook: £7.99 / 978 1 4091 6824 9 Audio: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 6826 3 / 10 hours
Orion Crime & Mystery Hb / ETPb March £19.99 / £14.99 368pp 978 1 4091 6862 1/ 978 1 4091 6312 1 ebook: £14.99 / 987 1 4091 6314 5 Audio: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 6321 3 / 20 hours
JANE SANDERSON The Dog Days of Annie Doyle a story of family, friendship and long-held secrets, perfect for anyone who loved The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
Annie Doyle leads a very quiet life. She cleans the house, runs errands and visits her ailing husband, vince. The highlight of her week is Wednesday, the day she walks her gorgeous Golden Retriever, Finn, with two local dog-owners.
What nobody knows is that for years Annie has held a terrible secret close to her heart . . .
When vince takes a turn for the worse, the family gather under one roof, and Annie fears her secret will soon be revealed. As she struggles to keep things together, Annie realises opening her heart to friendship – and love – might be the only way to make it through.
Jane sanderson worked as a producer for bbC Radio 4, first on the World at One, and then on Woman’s Hour. She lives with her husband and their three children in rural Herefordshire.
Location: Leominster, Herefordshire Available for interview www.jane-sanderson.com T: @sandersonJane
RJ ELLORY kings of America a gripping tale of family loyalty, love, corruption and lies, which exposes the dark heart behind the glamourous façade of 20th-century hollywood.
Lucia Mariani has ambitions to become an actress, while her brother, Nicky, wants to make something of himself – no matter what the cost. Irish born Danny McCabe is fleeing from a terrible crime, desperate to out-run his past. beneath the glitzy façade of 1940s Hollywood lies a world of corruption and organised crime in which, before long, Nicky becomes entangled. As Lucia and Danny’s feelings for each other grow, Lucia is torn between her loyalty to her brother and the man she loves.
• Ellory is one of the crime genre’s most critically acclaimed stars.
• This novel is a change for Ellory, focusing on the glitz, glamour and gangster underworld of hollywood in the 30s, 40s and 50s.
‘Ellory’s distinctive voice confirms his place in the top flight of crime writing’ Sunday Telegraph r.J. Ellory is a critically acclaimed author whose novels include the bestselling A Quiet Belief in Angels, which won the French Nouvel Observateur Crime Fiction Prize.
Location: birmingham Available for Interview www.rjellory.com f/r-J-Ellory T: @rjellory
Orion Fiction • March 2017