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Dashiell Hammett Omnibus Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key Four classic Dashiell Hammett crime novels in one volume The Continental Op, the best private detective around, takes on the whole town of Poisonville in Red Harvest, and he’s back again in The Dain Curse, when he investigates a family curse. In The Maltese Falcon, Sam Spade finds himself both hunter and hunted when his partner is shot. And in The Glass Key, Ned Beaumont is tasked with finding out whether his boss committed murder or if he’s been framed… Dashiell Hammett (1894–1961) was born in Maryland, USA. His experiences as a private detective laid the foundations for his writing career.

Fiction Trade Paperback November £14.99 624pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 1469 7 Markets: World XUSAC USA & Translation: Curtis Brown; Serial: Orion

Veronica Henry Starstruck

Veronica Henry invites you to the star-studded birthday party of the year! Hell-raiser Raf Rafferty and his wife Delilah have lived their lives in the media spotlight for thirty years. Now Delilah is planning her own birthday party, a night that will see the great and the good from the worlds of TV and theatre descending on their lovely Richmond home. As with all families, there are fallingsout, secrets and long-buried rivalries bubbling away. And on one gloriously starry night, it’s all going to come spilling out… Veronica Henry is a former TV scriptwriter. She lives with her family in north Devon where she has recently learnt to surf.

Fiction Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) November £12.99/£12.99 320pp 234 x 153mm 978 0 7528 8985 6/978 0 7528 8986 3 Markets: World XUSA USA & Translation: Lucas Alexander Whitley Ltd; Serial: Orion 33