An Appetite for Violets

An Appetite for Violets by Martine Bailey

Martine Bailey's novel opens a window into the fascinating lives of servants, while also delivering a suspenseful tale of obsession and betrayal.

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A Taste for Nightshade

A Taste for Nightshade by Martine Bailey

A Taste for Nightshade is a thrilling historical novel that combines recipes, mystery and a dark struggle between two desperate women, sure to appeal to fans of Sarah Waters and Carolly Erickson.

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The Penny Heart

The Penny Heart by Martine Bailey

But when Grace takes on a new cook, the two penny heart love tokens reveal she is tied to a world she didn't know existed ... A world of deceit, double-crossing, revenge and murder.

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A Memory of Violets

A Memory of Violets by Hazel Gaynor

Step into the world of Victorian London, where the wealth and poverty exist side by side. This is the story of two long-lost sisters, whose lives take different paths, and the young woman who will be transformed by their experiences.

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A Violet Season

A Violet Season by Kathy Leonard Czepiel

A Violet Season is the story of an unforgettable mother-daughter journey in a time when women were just waking to their own power and independence.

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The Siege

The Siege by Cathy Scott-clark

With a deep understanding of the region and its politics and a narrative flair reminiscent of Midnight in Peking, journalists Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy vividly unfold the tragic events in a real-life thriller filled with suspense, ...

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Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale

Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale by Alice Kuipers

Violet and Victor work together to write a truly enchanted tale!

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The Night the Rich Men Burned

The Night the Rich Men Burned by Malcolm Mackay

The incredible standalone novel from the award-winning author of The Glasgow Trilogy Longlisted for the CWA Steel Dagger for Best Thriller 2015 There's nothing so terrifying as money.

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The Clandestine Cake Club  A Year of Cake

The Clandestine Cake Club A Year of Cake by Lynn Hill

Accompanied by gorgeously styled photographs, this book gives every cake-lover a reason to celebrate.

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Rare Objects

Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro

This novel turns like the delicate ballerina on a music box; rich in detail, you can’t take your eyes off of her, and like Maeve, you shouldn’t, as there is much to savor in the dance.”—Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling ...

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Floating Gold

Floating Gold by Christopher Kemp

Floating Gold is an entertaining and lively history that covers not only these precious gray lumps and those who covet them, but presents a highly informative account of the natural history of whales, squid, ocean ecology, and even a ...

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The Violet Hour

The Violet Hour by Richard Montanari

A winner' Nelson DeMille 'With this novel, Montanari's reputation is set in stone - or written in blood - alongside the likes of Connelly, Slaughter and Ellroy' Crime Time Magazine

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Winner, National Outdoor Book Awards 2010, and John Burroughs Medal Award 2011. As a long illness keeps her bedridden, Elisabeth Tova Bailey becomes intrigued by a snail that takes up residence in a bedside pot plant.

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Reading in the Dark

Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deane

A young boy describes growing up amid the violence and tragedy of Northern Ireland during the 1940s and 1950s, detailing the deadly, unspoken betrayal born out of political enmity that shapes the lives of himself and his family

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Cooking with Shakespeare

Cooking with Shakespeare by Mark Steven Morton

Presents an overview of British dining customs, eating habits, and table manners in Shakespeare's time, along with original recipes and a revised version of each recipe for modern cooking.

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Appetite for Life

Appetite for Life by Noel Riley Fitch

In this fertile pocket, flowers bloomed year-round and the mimosa and violets
perfumed the air. They had thought of building in Maine or California, but
Provence was in sunny France, she was the French Chef, and Simca was next
door.

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Good Health

Good Health by

"There were bo many kinds of violets.' "No difficulty about an appetite for supper!"
exclaimed another. The next trip was to the woods out the "Twelve Mile Road."
This certainly sounded country-like and inviting. These woods were even thicker
 ...

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The School World

The School World by

There are some violets in the tumbler, which he thinks may explain the colours on
the floor. ... Arnold, so it should be with us — it should be our chief business not
so much to impart knowledge as to give our pupils an appetite for knowledge.

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