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  • Josephine Cox

    The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Josephine Cox - the master storyteller. Finding a new beginning means taking the hardest road…but the journey is where you find your true courage. Torn away from their beloved home, the journey for the Carter family has just begun… In the middle of the night, Evie is torn away from her beloved home and close-knit community, as her family run away to the south. Her father's luck has finally run out but, what should mark a hopeful new beginning, is just the start of young Evie’s troubles. With the weight of her family's future on her shoulders, Evie...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    Don’t miss the gripping new drama from the nation’s favourite storyteller! Are some memories best forgotten? Maureen Bancroft has never learned the art of putting herself first. As a widow with a gentle temperament and humble ways, she’s been easy to take advantage of. All that changes when an unexpected windfall comes her way. Determined to make up for lost time, she decides to take a holiday and, needing a companion, looks up her friend, Barbara Hayle. Glamorous, and with a successful career on the stage, Barbara seems to be everything that Maureen is not. But things...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Josephine Cox - the master storyteller. Sometimes you just need the courage to tell the truth… Although she's surrounded by a loving family, Marie feels lost: living with a lie can be very lonely. Marie has been carrying a secret for years, one that could ruin the lives of those she loves most, and the guilt she feels weighs heavily. Her granddaughter, Cathy, is a most cheerful young woman, and in the first flush of love. The secret Marie is about to tell her will not only change her future but rewrite her past. Cathy now has a dangerous choice to make that could change her life forever. ...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Josephine Cox gets straight to the hope and heartbreak of family drama. One fateful night changes the course of a child’s life forever… Rosie’s mother is a cruel woman and has Rosie’s kind and loving father wrapped around her finger. Though John Tanner does his best to protect her, Rosie often bears the brunt of her mother’s rage. And his protection can’t last forever. In one tragic moment Rosie’s fragile world is shattered. Grieving and alone, Rosie is thrust into a harsh reality, and she must face the obstacles that fate has set in her path. But...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    A mesmerizing new bestseller from Josephine Cox –the country’s favourite storyteller. In 1996, in the riverside town of Bedford, four students are living next door a reclusive old woman. She never opens the door to anyone and rarely ventures out in the daytime. But she watches them from behind the curtains. One evening, while the students are listening to orchestral music, the haunting voice of a woman can be heard singing. When the music stops, the voice continues to enthrall them. One of the students, Betty, is sure it is coming from their neighbour, although the others think it impossible.They have no way of knowing that the woman next door holds a dark...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    Following the fortunes of some of the much-loved characters from her bestseller The Journey, Josephine Cox’s powerful new novel spans continents, decades and generations of one family As Barney Davidson watched the liner sail away with his beloved family on board, bound for America, he stood a devastated and broken man. His dream was over, but theirs was just beginning. They must never know what he had suffered to give them this opportunity. But he had no regrets, except for the anguish he had caused them in their innocence. Now many years later Barney is gone. Lucy Baker, now old and in ill health herself, knows the truth about what happened....read more

  • Josephine Cox

    The powerful new bestseller from Josephine Cox – the country’s favourite storyteller. After a tragic accident resulting in the death of his mother, and the disappearance of his father, young Davie flees his hometown of Blackburn, unsure of what the future holds for him. Devastated, he must escape the vicious rumours about his mother as well as his memories of her. With nothing more than the shirt on his back, he sets off – to find his father, a livelihood and maybe a glimpse of happiness. Meanwhile, back home, those Davie has left behind wait anxiously. There's Kathleen, his childhood friend who has held a secret close to her heart these past few years,...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    The powerful new bestseller from Josephine Cox – one of our foremost storytellers. It is 1902. Emily is sixteen years of age and blissfully in love with John, two years her senior. Together they are secretly planning a life, when they are violently driven apart. Denied the man she loves, and dominated by a brutally possessive uncle, Emily is devastated when she is cruelly taken advantage of. When a child is born, her life is in tatters. And she cannot reveal the identity of the father to anyone, or there will be a terrible price to pay. Trapped and ashamed, she seeks solace in her daughter, Cathleen, but there is little consolation. As time...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    No. 1 bestselling author Josephine Cox returns with a powerful, dark love story shrouded in shocking secrets and malignant forces. All Jack's life, the nightmares had haunted him, dragging him back to a place where it was always midnight… Molly and Jack are deeply in love but their relationship is being torn apart by Jack's nightmares. Trapped in a place where he is taunted by eyes in the gloom, it is becoming harder for Molly to pull him free, and when daylight comes the haunting visions remain. He can make no sense of them, though, when he is deep in the dreams, he knows exactly what's demanded of him. Realising that Jack is being driven...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    Don’t miss the new book from Sunday Times bestselling author, Josephine Cox! The pretty Arnold sisters have grown up on their father’s farm and yearn for something more out of life than drudgery and toil. Ellen, loyal and honest, is her father’s favourite, but Georgina is impulsive and unreliable, and can’t please a father who has never shown her love. The big house, Grindle Hall, offers them both a chance of betterment, but while Ellen follows the steady path, Georgina takes a darker road and soon, her actions will have fateful consequences for them all. Only Ellen can help them, but will a sister’s love be...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    The brand new dramatic novel about the power of a father’s love, a little boy’s journey,and the desperate search for a place to call home, from Number 1 best-selling author Josephine Cox. Eight-year-old Casey’s mother Ruth is a cruel woman, with a weakness for other women’s husbands. Casey’s father is gentle and hard-working and, though Tom Denton has long suspected his wife of having sordid affairs, he has chosen to turn a blind eye to keep the peace. But then, out of the blue, Tom’s world is cruelly shattered when he receives two bits of devastating news. Because of this, Tom realises that from now on their lives must change, forever. ...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    No-one thought she had the courage… Those looking in from the outside think Lucy Lovejoy’s life is like any other, but at the centre of her family there is a big empty hole where all the love and warmth should be. Over the years, her children have watched while their father chipped away at Lucy’s self-confidence. Now the children are following their own paths, and Lucy has never felt more alone. When tragedy strikes at the heart of the family, it’s a wake-up call for Lucy. Everyone has taken a little piece of her, and she isn’t sure who she is anymore. So when Lucy faces a betrayal from those she loves deepest, she knows that it’s time to make a...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    Another page-turning story of tragedy and triumph from the No.1 bestselling author of The Loner and The Journey. With her shy smile and kind nature, she fits into the family easily. When Nancy Arnold’s eldest son Frank begins to show an interest in the new arrival, she believes that at long last he has found a woman to share his life with. But tensions begin to rise between Frank and his brother, and while Nancy puts it down to sibling rivalry, her husband senses a more dangerous undercurrent. Something has deeply unsettled their peaceful world and Ellie is also affected. Someone is playing a game, a tragic game that will tear apart not only...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    A light-hearted and comic romp from the nation’s favourite storyteller and author of The Loner. Footloose, fancy free and ready to get back in the game, newly divorced Ben is back home with mum which is just where she wants him. But best mate Dickie has other ideas, and soon they are sharing a flat, up to all sorts and plotting Ben's future romantic adventures. But being single isn't all it's cracked up to be. Ben staggers from one disaster to another – all under the beady gaze of his ex, who may not want him but doesn't want anyone else to have him either! And then there's Ben's co-worker Poppy, who seems very interested in his escapades too...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    Sometimes a damaged child becomes a broken man… It’s 1954 and Adam Carter is twelve years old, an only child with no friends nor any self confidence. His father Edward is a bully of a man. A successful and ruthless businessman, he breeds fear into the heart of his family. Adam’s mother Peggy is too cowed to protect her son, so Adam’s only support comes in the shape of Phil Wallis, the school bus driver. One particular afternoon, when Adam is his last drop of the day, Phil decides to accompany him along the darkening wood land to his house, never suspecting that as they chat innocently, in the house at the end of the track a terrible tragedy is unfolding...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    THE POWERFUL NEW BESTSELLER FROM ONE OF THE NATION’S FAVOURITE STORYTELLERS AVAILABLE ON AUDIO. Harry always knew he would go back one day … Eighteen years ago when he was a boy, he had made a decision that drove him from the pace he knew and loved. In those early years, between boy and man, he had carved out a life for himself, and somehow, he had found a semblance of peace.Yet through every waking moment during those long aching years, he was haunted by what happened when he was a boy. He had never forgotten that warm, carefree girl with the laughing eyes. Then he recalled the sadness, the bad timings and even now, he could not forgive...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    One of the country’s bestselling storytellers joins HarperCollins with her new page-turning drama about struggle and triumph over adversity. The Beachcomber is the story of two people, each with a dream, each lonely in different ways, and just when everything seems to be coming right for them, fate steps in to turn their worlds upside down. In the summer of 1952, two lonely people arrive in the pretty seaside hamlet of West Bay. Strangers coming from very different backgrounds, they are there for the same reasons: to find peace of mind and the chance to start a new life. A quiet, lonely man, Tom Arnold has abandoned all his possessions and...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    Read by Carole Boyd. The new bestseller from the country’s number one storyteller is a deeply moving and powerful tale of love and courage and a sacrifice no man should be asked to make. The story begins in 1952 when three strangers meet in a churchyard. One is a local farmer, Ben Morris, walking through the churchyard from his farmhouse. The other two – Lucy and Eileen Baker – are mother and daughter, bringing flowers to lay at the resting place of a man by the name of Barney Davidson. There is an air of mystery about them which greatly intrigues Ben. When the older woman stumbles, Ben offers to help. The offer is refused but in that...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    A powerful bestseller from the country’s number one storyteller. Read by Carole Boyd. In a 1930s setting, LIVE THE DREAM tells the story of three people caught up in a tangle of love and hatred which threatens to tear them apart forever. Handsome, wealthy and fair-minded, Luke Hammond could have the world at his feet. Instead, he has the world on his shoulders. Consumed by sadness, Luke’s only respite from his respectable life is on a Tuesday, when he heads off to seek solace in a hideaway deep in the calm heart of the woods. Locked in his thoughts and dreams, living his humble ‘Tuesday’ life, Luke’s quiet sadness...read more

  • Josephine Cox

    The compelling new bestseller from the nation’s favourite storyteller. Florence Stanville is a woman with a past. When she moves to Guisethorpe on the east coast of England, the townsfolk are intrigued by the glamorous and mysterious stranger, with her flame-red hair and abrupt manners. Florence doesn’t care about the gossips – she’s drawn to the peaceful seaside town by the pull of her childhood, when she lived for a brief but happy time with her beloved late mother. The riddle of those days remains and now Florence can only snatch at half-remembered memories and shadowy figures in her dreams. As Florence is reluctantly drawn...read more