Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
They’d driven all the way to Mr Styles’s house before Anna realized that her father was nervous.
The Women in Black by Madeleine St John
At the end of a hot November day Miss Baines and Mrs Williams of the Ladies’ Frocks Department at Goode’s were complaining to each other while they changed out of their black frocks before going home.
Traitor’s Knot by Cryssa Bazos
The Roundheads were closing in.
The King’s Witch by Tracy Borman
Her fingers worked feverishly. Rosemary, Hartshorn, rue.