*February 2016* Times are changing in the East End, from bad to worse. Despite the love they share, Bella's and Michael's lives seem to be continually throwing grenades in their path to true happiness. Bella's dark secret is threatening to spiral out of control. Meanwhile, Little Vinny has truly turned over a new leaf and is doing everything he can to be a good husband and father. He doesn't want to follow in his old man's footsteps.
*January 2016* Cassie and her sister Allie dreamed of taking Hollywood by storm. But Allie was more beautiful, more talented, more driven. While Cassie got bit parts, Allie rose to stardom. But now her body double has been killed - and Allie herself is missing.
New Boy By Tracy Chevalier: Book Review - New Boy is one of the retellings of Shakespeare that was commissioned by the Hogarth Press as part of a series of retellings commissioned as part of events coinciding with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. New Boy is set in a schoolyard in 1970’s Washington DC and revolves around the arrival of Osei Kokote, the only black boy in a school full of white children. It is Osei’s fourth school in six years and he knows he needs to work…
*April 2016* Hardworking widow Dilly Carey has struggled out of poverty to make a successful life for herself. Surrounded by her children and grandchildren, Dilly should be content, but she is still troubled by the one secret she must never share. Olivia, the daughter Dilly gave away at birth, cannot find out the real truth about her parentage. It's time for Dilly to make her peace with the choice that she was forced to make.
It is 1935 and as Carrie Courtney watches her twin sister, Connie, marry the man of her dreams, Carrie longs to find a love of her own. Having lost their mother at an early age, the girls were brought up by their maiden aunts and, with Connie leaving home, Carrie is desperate to spread her wings. Using her skills as a bookkeeper, Carrie gets an exciting new job