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RELATED TITLES UNIQUE SELLING POINTS 978-1-78264-175-9 14.99 Paperback 5 x 7.75 288 pages Fiction Mystery Detective Historical Lion Fiction Rights NA November 27 2015 Introducing Poppy Denby a young journalist in London during the Roaring Twenties investigating crime in the highest social circles It is 1920. Twenty-two year old Poppy Denby moves from Northumberland to live with her paraplegic aunt in London. Aunt Dot a suffragette who was injured in battles with the police in 1910 is a feisty and well-connected lady. Poppy has always dreamed of being a journalist and quickly landsapositionasaneditorialassistantattheDailyGlobe.Then one of the papers hacks Bert Isaacs dies suddenly and messily. Poppy and photographer Daniel Rokeby with whom Poppy has an immediate and mutual attraction begin to wonder if Bert was pushed. His story was going to be the morning lead but he hasnt finished writing it. Poppy finds his notes and completes the story which is a sensation. The Globes editor realising her valuable suffragette con- tacts invites her to dig deeper. Poppy starts sifting through the dead mans files and unearths a major mystery which takes her to Franceand abruptly into danger. Fiona Veitch Smith has worked as a journalist in South Africa and the UK and is now an associate lecturer in journalism at Newcastle University. 22 FICTION ISBN 978-1-78264-175-9 9 7 8 1 7 8 2 6 4 1 7 5 9 The Jazz Files Fiona Veitch Smith The Reluctant Detective 978-1-78264-068-4 14.99 Direct Hit 978-1-78264-127-8 14.99 Engaging heroine authentic period detail Books have an element of the fun Roaring Twenties and Jazz Journalism but also have an undercurrent of the desperate plight of ordinary folk and excluded people Explores the shifting role of the church and faith in British society in the years after the spiritual disillusionment brought on by the Great War POPPY DENBY INVESTIGATES