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Orion Fiction Historical mysteries HB February £14.99 368pp 978 1 4091 7288 8 eBook: £9.99 / 978 1 4091 7290 1

ALAN BRADLEY The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place

Cosy crime historical mysteries featuring Flavia de luce – the teenage amateur sleuth you’ll never forget. Perfect for fans of Midsomer Murders and agatha Christie’s Miss Marple.

Sunny skies, sleepy water . . . and a sinister corpse.

Flavia is enjoying the summer, spending her days punting along the river when she drags a hand in the water, and catches her fingers in the open mouth of a drowned corpse.

Brought to shore, the dead man is found to be dressed in blue silk with ribbons at the knee, and wearing a single red ballet slipper. Flavia needs to put her super-sleuthing skills to the test to solve this mystery.

‘The Flavia de luce novels are now a cult favourite’ Mail on Sunday alan bradley’s first novel, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, won both the CWA Debut Dagger and Agatha Awards. He lives with his wife, Shirley, on the Isle of Man.


Location: Isle of Man f/alanbradleyauthor

Orion Fiction Women’s Fiction TPB March £12.99 320pp 978 1 4091 6214 8 eBook: £12.99 / 978 1 4091 6216 2 Audio: £18.99 / 978 1 4091 6295 7 / 10 hrs

LIZ FENWICK One Cornish Summer a life-affirming novel about the importance of family and the heartbreak of losing the ones you love, set against the beautiful Cornish countryside.

At fifty-five, Hebe has discovered that she has early-onset Alzheimer’s. In fear she flees her partner and her home to Cornwall, where she buys a house from her past. Hebe can’t escape the thing she’s really afraid of, but will she let anyone help her before it's too late?

After an affair with an MP, Lucy escapes to Cornwall to join Hebe, helping her with the plans to renovate the house. While there, she is haunted by an incident from her childhood that happened while they were holidaying at the house – and soon the past rushes into the present . . .

liz Fenwick is an author, ex-pat expert, wife, mother of three, and dreamer turned doer. She was born in Massachusetts, but fell in love with an Englishman and now happily resides in Cornwall with her husband and three children.


Location: Helston, Cornwall f / @liz_fenwick

Orion Fiction • February / March 2018