For the King by Evelyn Tidman is a story of the English Civil War and a people standing strong against Cromwell’s army to hold King’s Lynn for the King. It’s also the story of Roger L’Estrange and the choice of love or loyalty.
In Lies of the Dead by Shauna Bickley, the police notify Tom that his boat has been found adrift and that there are a note and wallet on board that indicate that perhaps Tom’s brother Liam took his own life. Tom and his sister Andi, realize that perhaps they didn’t know Liam and his life in London and start their own investigation into why their brother would resort to such a measure. As they pursue leads, Tom and Andi realize that Liam’s life was as dangerous as it was complex and that danger may now spill over to them.
In Looking for La La by Ellie Campbell, Cathy O’Farrell’s husband, Declan, receives a saucy postcard from the mysterious La La, Cathy is thrilled. Not seriously suspecting that her husband is having an affair, Cathy and her friend Raz start an investigation aided in part by the Tuesday Twice Monthly, a tight-knit group of local moms. Soon the notes turn sinister and Cathy notices a red estate car following her. Is this mystery perhaps more than she bargained for?