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Katherine Webb The Legacy

Two sisters, one heartbreaking secret and a past that cannot stay buried… Following their grandmother’s death, Erica and Beth Calcott return to Storton Manor, where they spent their childhood summers. As Erica sifts through remnants of the past, she is flooded with memories of her cousin Henry, whose disappearance tore the family apart, and uncovers a secret family history that stretches back to 1900s Oklahoma. As past and present converge, Erica and Beth must come to terms with two terrible acts of betrayal – and the heart-breaking legacy left behind. Katherine Webb has lived in Venice and London and now resides in Reading. This is her first novel.

Fiction Cased/Trade Paperback July £18.99/£10.99 356pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 1258 7/978 1 4091 1248 8 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: Orion

Steve Hamilton The Lock Artist

An extraordinary thriller about a safe-cracker trying to unlock the key to his past As a boy Michael survived a terrible incident that took his parents; but his miraculous escape left him unable to speak. Taunted as a freak, school becomes a fresh nightmare, until he discovers he has a special talent that makes people take notice: he can open locks. But a teenage prank lands him in hot water, and Michael finds himself on a downward slope that ends with expert instruction on how to open safes. And unless he agrees to put his newfound skills to use, the mob is going to kill the father of the girl he loves... Steve Hamilton lives in upstate New York, USA, with his family.

Fiction Cased/Trade Paperback July £18.99/£9.99 320pp 234 x 153mm 978 0 7528 9195 8/978 0 7528 9196 5 Markets: World XUSAC USA: St Martin’s Press; Translation: Jane Chelius; Serial: Orion 23