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Instrument of Slaughter

by Edward Marston

January 1916. Britain is on the brink of enforcing conscription. Eligible young men who have not yet signed up to fight are despised as ‘conchies’ and ‘shirkers’, subjected to hatred and verbal abuse....


Murder at the Breakers

by Alyssa Maxwell

As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at the Vanderbilt summer home, reporter...


Jane and the Man of the Cloth: Being the Second Jane Austen Mystery

Jane Austen #2

by Stephanie Barron

For everyone who loves Jane Austen...the second tantalizing mystery in a new series that transforms the beloved author into a dazzling sleuth!

Jane and her family are looking forward to a peaceful holiday in...


A Murder at Rosamund's Gate

Lucy Campion #1

by Susanna Calkins

For Lucy Campion, a seventeenth-century English chambermaid serving in the household of the local magistrate, life is an endless repetition of polishing pewter, emptying chamber pots, and dealing with other...


The Stationmaster's Farewell

by Edward Marston

Guy Fawkes Night, 1857. Joel Heygate is the popular stationmaster at Exeter St David’s railway station – an impressive figure of a man replete with frock coat and top hat, bushy eyebrows and walrus moustache....


Officer's Prey

by Armand Cabasson & Michael Glencross

June 1812. Napoleon begins his invasion of Russia leading the largest army Europe has ever seen.But among the troops of the Grande Armee lurks a savage murderer, whose bloodlust is not satisfied in battle. When...


Shadow of the Serpent

An Inspector McLevy Mystery #1

by David Ashton

McLevy is one of the great psychological creations and Ashton is the direct heir to Robert Louis Stevenson' - Brian Cox, star of the BBC Radio 4 McLevy play

'David Ashton's writing is excellent, his characters...


Fall from Grace

An Inspector McLevy Mystery #2

by David Ashton

’David Ashton’s writing is excellent, his characters thoroughly convincing, and his narrative grabs you - I was going to say, by the throat - and doesn’t let you go’ - The Sherlock Holmes Society of...


Death Comes to Pemberley

by P.D. James

A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional...


Hue and Cry: A Hew Cullen Mystery: Book 1

by Shirley McKay

A gripping and welcome addition to the growing genre of historical crime fiction’ - Waterstone’s Books Quarterly 'An elaborate, closely plotted tale that combines extensive research with high drama’ -The...


Trick of the Light

An Inspector McLevy Mystery #3

by David Ashton

David Ashton, like Robert Louis Stevenson or Ian Rankin, is inspired by the beauty-and-beast nature of Edinburgh. His interpretation of James McLevy is worthy of the original man' - Sherlock Holmes Society The...


After the Armistice Ball

Dandy Gilver #1

by Catriona McPherson

A classic murder-mystery set among the struggling upper classes of 1920s Perthshire as, in the aftermath of the First World War, their comfortable world begins to crumble.

Dandy Gilver, her husband back from...


Dark Road to Darjeeling

Lady Julia #4

by Deanna Raybourn

After eight idyllic months in the Mediterranean, Lady Julia Grey and her detective husband are ready to put their investigative talents to work once more. At the urging of Julia's eccentric family, they hurry...


Conspiracy of Silence: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #1

by S.T. Joshi

Members of the Sarsfield clan have gathered at the palatial family estate under terms of the will of John Sarsfield, who created a riddle they must solve to inherit the family fortune. Scintilla is summoned...


The Tale of Applebeck Orchard

The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter #6

by Susan Albert

After his haystack was torched, Mr. Harmsworth barricaded a common path through his orchard. But witnesses-both human and animal-claim a ghost perpetrated the deed. And the ghost has a message that Miss Potter...


The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

SECRETS, SUSPENSE, AND CONSPIRACY. LONDON THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GREAT SHERLOCK HOLMES

As Dr Watson’s secret manuscripts are revealed to the public, a multitude of previously unseen cases come to light. An...


The Serpent on the Crown

Amelia Peabody #17

by Elizabeth Peters

Once again the incomparable New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Elizabeth Peters, brings an exotic world of adventure, intrigue, and danger to vivid life, in a tale as exciting, mysterious, and powerful...


The Nicholas Feast

Gil Cunningham Murder Mystery #2

by Pat Mcintosh

Glasgow 1492. Gil Cunningham remarked later that if he had known he would find a corpse in the university coalhouse, he would never have gone to the Arts Faculty feast.

In this mysterious adventure Gil Cunningham...


Deeds of the Disturber

Amelia Peabody #5

by Elizabeth Peters

Join our plucky Victorian Egyptologist, together with her devastatingly handsome and brilliant husband Radcliffe, in another exciting escapade

Swapping the stifling heat and dust of Egypt for the cooler climes...


Tug of War

by Barbara Cleverly

Joe Sandilands has been despatched to France to stay as the guest of a glamorous French war-widow on her Champagne estate.

The widow is determined that Joe should support her claim that a mysterious shell-shocked...