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Death of a Novice

Reverend Mother #5

by Cora Harrison

The sudden death of a young novice nun raises a series of puzzling questions in the latest Reverend Mother historical mystery.

The Reverend Mother is delighted with her new entrant to the convent. Young Sister...


The Bespoke Hitman

by Sam Millar

Sometimes robbing a bank can become a lot more dangerous than you planned.

Halloween night. Belfast city centre. In the freezing, pelting rain, three men in wolf costumes decide to rob a bank. Everything goes...


Last Goodbye

by Arlene Hunt

Brilliant… needs more than 5 stars… from the first page I was hooked… amazing… gritty, with lots of twists and turns… will have you hooked’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 starsEvery couple has their...


Gruesome Discovery, A

Reverend Mother #4

by Cora Harrison

The Reverend Mother receives a decidedly gruesome gift in this compelling Irish historical mystery.

Ireland. 1925.

Like all who seek charitable contributions, Reverend Mother Aquinas is used to being gifted some...


Beyond Absolution

Reverend Mother #3

by Cora Harrison

Reverend Mother Aquinas must discover who murdered a much-loved priest in the third of this compelling new Irish historical mystery series.

Ireland. 1925. Pierced through to the brain, the dead body of the priest...


Unjust Judge, An: A Mystery set in 16th century Ireland

Burren Mysteries #14

by Cora Harrison

It was a macabre ending for an unjust judge: his throat slit by a sharp knife; his body stuffed into a lobster pot and left beneath a powerful jet of water shooting up through the cliffs. When Mara investigates,...


Verdict of the Court: A mystery set in sixteenth-century Ireland

Burren Mysteries #11

by Cora Harrison

Christmas 1519: in the midst of celebrations, the Brehon of Thomond is found dead and it is Mara's difficult task to investigate the murder. Then suddenly the castle is attacked: how will Mara's husband answer...


Cross of Vengeance

Burren Mysteries #10

by Cora Harrison

September, 1517: when fire destroys the famous relic of the Holy Cross in Kilnaboy church and then a pilgrim is found murdered, it is up to Mara, as Brehon of the Burren, and her law students, to find out who...


Chain of Evidence

Burren Mysteries #9

by Cora Harrison

When clan leader Garrett MacNamara's dead body is found on the road after a herd of cows has escaped, what was initially assumed to be a tragic case of him being squashed to a pulp by livestock becomes more...


Laws in Conflict: A Burren Medieval Mystery 8

Burren Mysteries #8

by Cora Harrison

"Harrison, like Peter Tremayne in his Sister Fidelma series, provides a superior brand of historical mystery" Booklist February, 1512. Mara, Brehon of the Burren, judge and lawgiver, has been invited to the...


Death in the Devil's Den

London Murder Mysteries #6

by Cora Harrison

Alfie and his gang are on a dangerous mission.

Spying on a Russian secret agent, they must be quick, clever and totally invisible. But when the Russian is found dead, Alfie faces the greatest threat of his life...


Deed of Murder: A Burren Medieval Mystery 7

Burren Mysteries #7

by Cora Harrison

The enthralling new Burren mystery . . . April 1511, Ireland. Mara, Brehon of the Burren, is celebrating the christening of her son when she notices that three of her law students have disappeared from the party....


The Body in the Fog

London Murder Mysteries #5

by Cora Harrison

The body lies beneath a statue in Trafalgar Square.Alfie and his gang set out to find the murderer, just as a thick fog turns the London streets into a sinister maze. But soon Alfie is plunged into a still more...


Scales of Retribution: A Burren Medieval Mystery 6

Burren Mysteries #6

by Cora Harrison

June, 1510: the Burren, west coast of Ireland - Upon going unexpectedly into an early labour, Mara is alerted to the disappearance of Malachy, the local physician. Mystery follows birth, as shortly after the...


Eye of the Law: A Burren Medieval Mystery 5

Burren Mysteries #5

by Cora Harrison

A Mystery of Medieval Ireland - 1510. A great feast is being held. Into a crowd listening to the story of Balor, the one-eyed god, come two strangers. The younger of the two, Iarla, bears a letter that claims...


Writ in Stone: A Burren Medieval Mystery 4

Burren Mysteries #4

by Cora Harrison

A Mystery of Medieval Ireland - Christmas, 1509. Mara, the investigating judge of the Burren, has accepted the offer of marriage made by King Turlough. But on the eve of the marriage festivities, a man kneeling...


The Deadly Fire

London Murder Mysteries #2

by Cora Harrison

Alfie has decided to learn to read at St Giles Ragged School. But the school is set on fire and idealistic teacher Mr Elmore perishes in the flames. Alfie and his gang are certain that this was no accident and...


Murder on Stage

London Murder Mysteries #3

by Cora Harrison

A scream rings out through the theatre. The man on stage is dead! Who killed him? Alfie has a few suspects in his sights. But when the spotlight turns on Alfie himself, the search for the murderer becomes a...


The Montgomery Murder

London Murder Mysteries #1

by Cora Harrison

In the mean streets of Victorian London lies the body of wealthy Mr Montgomery.

The police must move fast to catch his killer. They need an insider, someone streetwise, cunning, bold … someone like Alfie....


City of Lost Girls

Ed Loy #5

by Declan Hughes

“Ed Loy is…more than worthy of a place among the great creations of Chandler and Hammett. Hughes is simply the best Irish crime novelist of his generation.”

—John Connolly

 

Shamus Award winner and Edgar®...