MARCH ORION FICTION
June Hampson Jail Bait
A shocking, heart-pounding gangland saga featuring the unforgettable Daisy Lane Daisy Lane is struggling to make ends meet and keep her family together. Meanwhile, there’s a killer at work in Gosport – a handsome Italian who preys on lonely women. It’s Daisy who spots this nasty Casanova at work and takes it upon herself to have him apprehended – with devastating consequences. Jail Bait is unashamedly gritty, rough-edged, violent and sexy – a cracking, unputdownable read. June Hampson was born in Gosport, Hampshire, where she still lives. She has had a variety of jobs including waitress, fruit picker, barmaid, shop assistant and market trader selling second-hand books.
Fiction Cased/Trade Paperback March £18.99/£11.99 320pp 234 x 153mm 978 0 7528 9734 9/978 0 7528 9735 6 Markets: World USA & Serial: Orion Translation: Juliet Burton Literary Agency
Nicky Pellegrino Recipe for Life
A sumptuous Italian story of life’s rich flavours A recipe for life should be simple: love and happiness, family, friends and a little food. But life is rarely straightforward. Alice wants to make the most of life – after all, she knows how fragile it can be. She never feels more alive than when she’s cooking. Babetta has spent a lifetime in her tiny house on the Italian coast, growing food to feed a family now fledged and gone. When these two women meet in a crumbling Mediterranean villa there, under the shade of the pomegranate tree, secrets, fears and hopes will be uncovered. Nicky Pellegrino lives in New Zealand where she writes for various women’s magazines. She visits Italy every summer to eat well, spend time with her family and draw inspiration for her novels.
Fiction Cased/T rade Paperback March £18.99/£12.99 304pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 0091 1/978 1 4091 0090 4 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: Orion