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Orion Fiction Romantic Fiction PBO July £7.99 320pp 978 1 4091 5992 6 eBook: £7.99 / 978 1 4091 5993 3 Audio: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 6164 6 / 10 hrs

FANNY BLAKE Our Summer Together an uplifting story about family, friendship and the happy surprise of finding love later in life.

Caro knows how to be a mother – advising her grown-up daughters on career and relationship worries. She knows how to be a grandmother – enjoying the hectic energy of her threeyear-old grandson. She knows how to be a daughter – helping her ageing mother retain her independence.

She thought she knew everything about being a wife, but when her husband suddenly leaves her for another woman, everything is thrown in the air. So, when a chance meeting introduces her to Damir – younger, intriguing and attentive – she realises that opening up to a man so different from everyone else in her life might also mean getting to know who she really is . . .

Fanny blake was a publisher for many years before becoming a freelance journalist. She has written a number of novels and is now also Books Editor of Woman & Home magazine.


Location: London N1 f/Fannyblakebooks T: @fannyblake1

Orion Fiction • July 2017

Orion Fiction Historical Fiction HB July £14.99 320pp 978 1 4091 6855 3 eBook: £14.99 / 978 1 4091 6857 7 Audio: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 6863 8 / 9 hrs

SARAH DUNNAKEY The Companion a beautiful and powerfully told story of buried secrets, set between the 1930s and the present day, on the wild yorkshire moors.

Billy Shaw lives in a palace. Potter’s Pleasure Palace, the best entertainment venue in Yorkshire, complete with dancing, swing-boats, picnickers and a roller-skating rink.

Jasper Harper lives in the big house above the valley with his eccentric mother Edie and Uncle Charles, famous authors enjoying the seclusion of the moors.

When it is arranged for Billy to become Jasper’s companion, Billy finds a wild, peculiar boy in a curious household where the air is thick with secrets. When Charles and Edie are found dead, it is ruled a double suicide, but fictions have become tangled in facts and it’s left to Anna Sallis, almost a century later, to piece together the truth.

sarah Dunnakey writes and verifies questions and answers for TV quiz shows including Mastermind and Pointless. In 2014, she won a Northern Writer’s Award from New Writing North after submitting part of The Companion.


Location: Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire T: @sarahDeeWrites