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By Janet Devlin

Published 09/12/2006

THIS collection of supposedly true stories describes what happens when guardian angels reach out to help us from the "other side".

AN ANGEL BY MY SIDE by Jacky Newcomb

Harper Element, £6.99

This collection of supposedly true stories describes what happens when guardian angels reach out to help us from the "other side".

Read all about the car that was mysteriously "carried" into the air, saving two girls from a fatal accident; the woman who got a phone call from her father - after he had died; and the animal angels who have saved their owners' lives.

The author Jacky Newcomb is described as one of the UK's leading angel experts. She is the author of the hugely popular An Angel Saved My Life.

An amazing, inspiring and compulsive read for anyone who believes in the possibility of an afterlife.


Headline, £6.99

When Lizzie Martin arrives in London in 1864 to become a lady's companion, her first impressions are disturbing - for she's barely out of the station, when her cab encounters the remains of a young woman recently dead.

At her new home, she learns that her predecessor, the lovely Madeleine Haxham, disappeared without warning, and her worst suspicions are confirmed when Inspector Benjamin Ross delivers tidings of the most shocking kind ...

An enjoyable crime romp featuring credible characters in action in a recognisably real world.

LIVING ON A PRAYER by Sheila Quigley

Arrow, £5.99

A week before Christmas, Debbie Stansfield's life falls apart when her son Richard is found hanging from a tree at the Seven Sisters. The police think it's a suicide, but Debbie cannot accept their finding.

Richard's four friends know something about his death ... Detective Inspector Lorraine Hunt can feel it. The teenagers are clearly terrified about something - something that scares them even more than anything the police can say or do.

But, when Richard's friends start going missing, Debbie's worst fears are confirmed.

This thriller romps along at tremendous speed, with tension screaming from every page.

Belfast Telegraph

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