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  • An Empty Deathby Laura Wilson

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 6.79

    From the award-winning author of The Innocent Spy comes the next book in this exceptional series set in WWII London Summer, 1944. After almost five years of conflict, London's inhabitants are exhausted. War-weary DI Ted Stratton is no exception, but he cannot help being drawn in by his latest case. Called on to investigate when a doctor is found... more...

  • The Innocent Spyby Laura Wilson

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 6.79

    London , June 1940. When the body of silent screen star Mabel Morgan is found impaled on a wrought-iron fence, the coroner rules her death as suicide. Detective Ted Stratton is not convinced and suspects that Morgan's fatal fall may have been the work of one of Soho's most notorious gangsters. Meanwhile, MI5 agent Diana Calthrop is leading a covert... more...

  • Civic Engagement and the Baby Boomer Generationby Laura Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.01

    Discover a vital source of volunteers for your organization By the year 2020, there will be 65 million people aged 65 and over living in the United Statesa new generation of active older adults expecting to use the expertise, experience, and life skills they’ve gained to make valuable contributions to society in their retirement years. Civic Engagement... more...

  • A Willing Victimby Laura Wilson

    Quercus 2012; US$ 10.99

    London, November, 1956. DI Ted Stratton is tasked with investigating the murder of Jeremy Lloyd, a strange young man with a taste for esoteric religion. Stratton's enquiries lead him to Suffolk, where the mysterious Mr Roth has founded a Foundation for Spiritual Understanding. Apparently Lloyd had believed himself marked out for great things.... more...

  • My Best Friendby Laura Wilson

    Quercus 2013; US$ 5.99

    A quiet Suffolk village, 1944: Fourteen-year-old Gerald Haxton is a lonely boy who regards his still-born twin brother Jack as his only friend. His mother, a famous children's writer, guards Jack's memory jealously, claiming him as the model for the boy detective in her series of adventure stories, and Gerald, disturbed and unpopular, has no hope... more...

  • A Thousand Liesby Laura Wilson

    Quercus 2013; US$ 5.99

    It's often said that a picture paints a thousand words... but what if every single one is a lie? In 1987, 36-year-old Sheila Shand was given a suspended sentence for killing her father. At her trial, it emerged that she and her mother and sister had been forced to shield brutal sadist Leslie Shand while he subjected them to a reign of terror, daily... more...

  • The Loverby Laura Wilson

    Quercus 2013; US$ 5.99

    Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award and the CWA Ellis Peters Award for Historical Crime Fiction. It is the autumn of 1940, and London is in the terrifying grip of the Blitz. An unidentified female corpse is discovered in an alleyway in Soho - the fourth to the have been found in a matter of weeks. The women - all prostitutes - have been horribly... more...

  • Hello Bunny Aliceby Laura Wilson

    Quercus 2013; US$ 5.99

    I had the dream again last night. I'm at the bottom of a lake looking through the window of a car... and there's a skeleton behind the wheel, dressed as a Bunny Girl. Playboy Bunny Alice Conway's world was shattered when her fiancé, famous comic Lenny Maxted, committed suicide. Now, in 1976, Alice leads a quiet, reclusive life in Oxfordshire -... more...

  • A Capital Crimeby Laura Wilson

    Quercus 2011; US$ 9.99

    An outstanding historical crime thriller based on real-life events: the framing of Timothy Evans for murders committed by notorious serial killer John Christie. It is winter, 1950 in a dingy part of London. John Davies confesses to strangling his wife and baby daughter, and for DI Ted Stratton of West End Central, it promises to be a straightforward... more...

  • A Little Deathby Laura Wilson

    Quercus 2013; US$ 5.99

    Shortlisted for the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original and the CWA Ellis Peters Award for Historical Crime Fiction. London, 1955. Three bodies are found in a house - but when the police search for the murder weapon, vital evidence is destroyed. One of the victims is former society beauty Georgina Gresham, prime suspect in the notorious... more...