After eva discovers she’s pregnant, Bill is shipped off to join the D-day fight, leaving her alone in a bigoted world. As her mixed-race daughter, louisa, how far will eva go to keep her safe and bury the past? And how far will Louisa go to uncover the truth?Revised edition: Previously published as With Love and Crocodiles: The Untold Story of a War Bride, grows up, this edition of The Color of Secrets includes editorial revisions.
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. Her only escape is through the silver screen, where she can forget the world around her. When estelle catches the eye of a dashing American heir with connections to a major motion-picture studio, he also captures her heart. But just as her dreams are poised to come true, she discovers that her own family is keeping a much more shocking secret from her—one that changes everything she’s believed about her past.
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The Woman on the Orient ExpressLake Union Publishing #ad - But unlike her famous detective Hercule Poirot, she can’t neatly unravel the mysteries she encounters on this fateful journey. Agatha isn’t the only passenger on board with secrets. Each woman hides her past from the others, ferociously guarding her secrets. Nancy nelson—newly married but carrying another man’s child—is desperate to conceal the pregnancy and teeters on the brink of utter despair.
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Hoping to make a clean break from a fractured marriage, Agatha Christie boards the Orient Express in disguise.
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From the bestselling author of the woman on the Orient Express comes a haunting novel of two women—one determined to uncover the past and the other determined to escape it. At the close of world war ii, London is in ruins and Rose Daniel isn’t at peace. As they come face-to-face with war’s darkest truths, secrets, their lives will be changed forever by memories, and friendships.
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Forensic psychologist Megan Rhys has been asked to advise the police on the murders of two young prostitutes.
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Armed with a lock of austen's hair as perhaps her best clue, shocking secrets, forbidden loves, has decided at last to tell her story—a story of family intrigues, former governess to the Austen family and Jane's close friend, Anne Sharp, and maybe even murder. Perfect for fans of death comes to pemberley, upon its publication in the UK, Lindsay Ashford's fictional interpretation of the few facts surrounding Jane Austen's mysterious death sparked an international debate and uproar.
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As world war ii rages, love, mystery, and secrets collide on the English coast in a riveting novel by the bestselling author of The Snow Gypsy. In april 1943 a young woman washes ashore on a deserted beach in Cornwall, England.
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Where Death Lies Megan Rhys Crime Mystery NovelsLindsay Jayne Ashford #ad - A body is dragged from the water. Touch it and you might be next to die. The small community of Borth is rocked by the discovery of a mutilated corpse in the treacherous wilderness bordering the sea. The identity of the gruesome remains is a mystery but within days there is a second death to investigate. Then a third.
The police are baffled by the disparity in age, sex and manner of death of the victims. It holds a deadly secret. About the author:lindsay ashford is a former BBC journalist and the first woman to graduate from Queens’ College, Cambridge where she studied criminology. Psychological profiler megan rhys is supposed to be on holiday but as she is drawn into the murder inquiry her forensic skills are tested to the limit by a ruthless killer who will guard the secrets of the past no matter what the cost.
Where Death Lies Megan Rhys Crime Mystery Novels #ad - Fellow nominees included Val McDermid, Ian Rankin and Stephen Booth. Her recent historical mystery, the mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen, is being dramatized for BBC Radio 4 and will air in 2014. She divides her time between homes on the west coast of Wales and Hampshire, UK. Twitter: @LindsayAshfordAWebsite: www.
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Because once they own your soul, there’s no getting it back. The character of haley higgins, a medical student at the London Medical School for Women allows me to further delve into another keen interest of mine: forensics. George’s church book 7The Wedding of Ginger & Basil Book 7. 5murder aboard the flying scotsman book 8murder at the boat club book 9murder on eaton square book 10murder by plum pudding book 11murder on fleet street book 12~more on the way!A brand new 1950s series! THE ROSA REED MYSTERY SERIESMurder at High Tide Book 1Murder on the Boardwalk Book 2Murder at the Bomb Shelter Book 3Murder on Location Book 4Don't miss LADY GOLD INVESTIGATES, the short story companion series!
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The fashions, the dances, the CRIME. I hope you sense that as you read.