The Brackenroyd Inheritance

Her strange cousin DeLacy and his sinister dog are not the only cause of unease for Fern Saxby as she stands in front of Brackenroyd Hall. A young Victorian governess, she finds herself mistress of a brooding Yorkshire mansion on condition that she marry her extraordinary relative.But what part do Annot Radley, the voluptuous Regency farm girl, or Catherine, the beautiful mute accused of witchcraft in Restoration England, play in this fearful...

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Flames of Fortune

Aka Aileen Quigley, Ruth Fabian, Erica Lindley.Aileen Armitage was brought up in Huddersfield where her father's family have lived for the past 400 years. Aileen has made use of their story, and that of the town, in her well-known 'Hawksmoor' novels - the series that has earned her a reputation as 'Yorkshire's Catherine Cookson'. After gaining a BA in modern languages, Aileen taught English for ten years. When failing sight obliged her...

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Chapter Of Echoes (Chapters, #2)

Eva Bower has determination and a new-found flair for business; Zoe Jacob has a dashing, individual sense of style. Together they launch Urchin, London's most original clothes shop. Alan Finch, flirtatious and unreliable, is a leading light in this bright new world of enterprise. To Eva he is an object of hate - or maybe of love... But even as Eva grasps the rewards of success, past tragedies cannot be forgotten. An enemy waits in the shadows,...

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Hunter's moon (Hawksmoor, #5)

Hawksmoor is set amid the brooding splendour of the Yorkshire moors, a prosperous Victorian town, its throbbing mills weaving wealth for the few. Cedric Moorhouse, its new and ambitious mayor, is anxious to impress the town’s most influential families. But his spirited daughter Violet refuses to fall in with his plans and instead conspires with his assistant, Tom Mallinson, to thwart and dishonour him. Moorhouse turns his back on her, forcing...

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A Midnight Smile

‘It was then she became aware that Mrs Blackstock was eyeing her with a thoughtful, faraway look, Joanna had a weird sensation that was being mentally taken apart and examined, bit by bit….’. Suddenly left alone in the world, Joanna Forrest and her younger sister slowly come to terms with their new life. But their routine is shattered one day by the arrival of a charming yet totally unpredictable poet. Both women become increasingly obsessed...

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To Catch and Conquer

Aka Aileen Quigley, Ruth Fabian, Erica Lindley.Aileen Armitage was brought up in Huddersfield where her father's family have lived for the past 400 years. Aileen has made use of their story, and that of the town, in her well-known 'Hawksmoor' novels - the series that has earned her a reputation as 'Yorkshire's Catherine Cookson'. After gaining a BA in modern languages, Aileen taught English for ten years. When failing sight obliged her...

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Jason's Dominion

Ruth Steadman comes to a small village in the Yorkshire moors to do some research for a TV series. But she finds that the people of Jacob's Well seem bitterly hostile towards her.What do they have to hide? Why is the vicar leaving, so full of hate? Is there really a curse shadowing the family at Blackledge Hall?Above all, who is Jason Carpenter?The truth is so haunting unique that Ruth's life will never be quite the same...

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Hawkrise (Hawksmoor, #3)

When charismatic Vincent Gregg becomes the valley’s first socialist MP it is the realisation of the Pearson family’s dream. But his philandering ways soon lose him his seat. Given a second chance by the Great War, Gregg enlists as a private, but once again finds himself torn between greed and socialist principles.The war is a testing time for the young men of Hawksmoor, too. Robert Hardcastle, pampered and effeminate son of the town’s...

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