Here are the Joffe Books publications for June 2019
Author – Janice Frost
Genre – Crime Fiction
Publication Date – 6th June 2019
SHE WILL RISK HER LIFE TO FIND THE TRUTH. 1988. The body of Moira Mackie, a St Andrews University student, is found on a clifftop path. Her ex-boyfriend is found days later, hanged in his uncle’s garage with a suicide note confessing that he killed her. The case is abruptly closed. Thirty years later, Ros Maitland has seemingly moved on from the horrific murder of her housemate Moira. Then her daughter takes up a place at the same university, and old demons reawaken. Was Moira murdered in a lover’s quarrel? Or was her death part of something far larger, uglier and more calculated? WHAT REALLY HAPPENED THAT TERRIBLE NIGHT?
Author – Faith Martin
Genre – Cozy Mystery
Publication Date – 20th June 2019
Jenny Starling is working at The Spindlewood Inn for the weekend. It’s hosting a Regency Extravaganza, involving historical costume, amateur dramatics and food. Leading actress of the amateur dramatic society and reputed man-eater Rachel Norman portrays a doomed noblewoman. But when she turns up actually drowned in the pond, there’s suddenly a murder to investigate. There’s been plenty of trouble at the idyllic country inn. The performers weren’t a happy troupe, and Jenny discovers a simmering romantic tension.
Who wanted Rachel dead and why? Jenny Starling is going to need all her wits to crack this complex case. This is the seventh in a series of enjoyable murder mysteries with a great cast of characters and baffling crimes which will keep you in suspense to the final page.
Author – Caroline Bale
Genre – Crime Fiction
Publication Date – 28th June 2019
Meet Detective Ellen McClure as she takes on a vicious killer who loves playing games.
He is watching Connie Taylor in the café. He has befriended the waitress over the previous months and gained her confidence. Her coarseness disgusts him and he muses to himself about pouring acid on her face. He is going to torture Connie that evening to get the final information he needs and then he will kill her.
Author – Teresa Le Flem
Genre – Romance
Publication Date – 12th June 2019
Cornwall 1994. With the fishing industry in crisis it’s becoming increasingly difficult to make ends meet in a small, coastal town. Christina’s quiet beach cafe is losing money and her ruthless brother-in-law, Rene, is determined to close it down. Disabled since childhood, Christina is determined to maintain her family business but neither her mother nor her sister are interested in helping her. But when John Madison, a widowed and lonely local skipper, desperately seeks Christina’s help with his young daughter she is both disturbed by and drawn to him. Who can save her beloved Sea Cafe? And when John asks her to take a risk, will her heart be torn in two? Curl up with a lovely novel that will have you captivated from the first page.