SHADOWS IN THE COTSWOLDS. Hardback due March 2013. Set in Winchcombe, close to Sudeley Castle, where Thea and Hepzie have a commission at short notice, involving the maintenance of a bird hide in a patch of woodland. Thea's mother puts in an appearance, along with a mysterious former boyfriend from the 1960s, and his reclusive brother.
MALICE IN THE COTSWOLDS Paperback due March 2013 Thea and Hepzie are in Snowshill, a remote village whose claim to fame is Snowshill Manor. Thea is house-sitting a peculiar house full of clutter, owned by a woman who apparently gets lost within hours of leaving home. A murder victim is discovered by Thea, the following day - a death she finds deeply upsetting. Drew Slocombe, undertaker, is distracted by hiw own problems, but he does manage to lend a hand when Thea decides to investigate an address in London...
THE AMBLESIDE ALIBI. Hardback due in August 2013. Simmy Brown and her two young friends find themselves involved in the death of an old lady, as well as a very mysterious long-lost grand-daughter of a second old lady. Do the two connect, and if so - how?
THE WINDERMERE WITNESS. Paperback. August 2013. Introducing Persimmon Brown, her parents, colleague and geeky teenage boy, Ben Harkness. A murder takes place at a wedding on the edge of Lake Windermere, and Simmy finds herself a reluctant witness to a succession of violent events.