Martine Bailey

Books by Martine Bailey

The Penny Heart

Peter and Michael, two 18th century gentlemen, are duped at a Manchester public house. Michael catches the criminal, a young woman called Mary Jebb, who is subsequently deported to Botany Bay. How sweet is her revenge for this cruel punishment.

Reviewed on 04 March 2017 by Sylvia Maughan

An Appetite For Violets

Irrepressible under-cook Biddy Leigh wants only to wed her sweetheart and set up a tavern. But when her elderly master marries a much younger woman, Biddy is swept in a world of secrets and lies.

Reviewed on 08 May 2015 by John Cleal