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City of Liars and Thieves: A Novel

by Eve Karlin

A crime that rocked a city. A case that stunned a nation. Based on the United States’ first recorded murder trial, Eve Karlin’s spellbinding debut novel re-creates early nineteenth-century New York City,...


The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe

by Timothy Williams

April 1990: French-Algerian judge Anne Marie Laveaud has been living and working in the French Caribbean département of Guadeloupe for more than a decade, but her days are still full of surprises. She is only...


The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H. Watson, M.D.

by Nicholas Meyer

"As authentically, irresistibly gripping as anything Conan Doyle ever wrote. . . . Don't miss it."—Cosmopolitan March 1895. London. A month of strange happenings in the West End. First there is the bizarre...


The Cheapside Corpse

Thomas Chaloner #10

by Susanna Gregory

London in the spring of 1665 is a city full of fear. There is plague in the stews of St Giles, the Dutch fleet is preparing to invade, and a banking crisis threatens to leave Charles II's government with no...


All That Glitters: A Jake & Laura Mystery

by Michael Murphy

In Michael Murphy’s rollicking new Jake & Laura mystery, the hard-boiled writer and the aspiring movie star head for sun-drenched Los Angeles, where a cold-blooded murderer lurks behind the scenes.

 

Just...


Lost and Found in Prague

by Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones, the author of The Woman Who Heard Color transports readers to a dreary Good Friday in Prague, where a mysterious death sets off a tangled chain of events that inexorably draws three strangers together-and...


A Fine Summer's Day

Inspector Ian Rutledge #17

by Charles Todd

On a fine summer's day in June 1914, Ian Rutledge is planning to propose to a woman he deeply loves, despite hints from his family and friends that she may not be the most suitable choice for a policeman's wife....


The Fateful Day: A mystery set in Roman Britain

by Rosemary Rowe

Libertus visits the villa of his absent patron, Marcus Aurelius one morning and comes upon a gruesome discovery, but worse things are to follow as news arrives from Rome which will turn the lives of the whole...


Blood of the South: A medieval mystical mystery

by Alys Clare

When Lassair encounters a veiled noblewoman on the quay at Cambridge, set on by an angry mob, she assumes involvement with her will be brief. She has no idea that the woman, alone but for her infant child, brings...


The Book of Fires: A novel of Medieval London featuring Brother Athelstan

by Paul Doherty

February, 1381. Brother Athelstan has been ordered to track down a ruthless killer known as the Fire Bringer. He appears to be targeting all involved in the recent trial and conviction of the beautiful Lady...


Death and the Cyprian Society

by Pamela Christie

Arabella Beaumont, courtesan, adventuress, and sleuth, romps her way through Regency London into a dangerous affair of blackmail. . .

Arabella Beaumont is the fortunate possessor of one of England's most celebrated...


The Wrong Man: Inspector Stratton #3

by Laura Wilson

It’s 1950s London. Beautiful Diana Calthrop, last seen breaking hearts in Laura Wilson’s The Innocent Spy, is looking a little tarnished, her famously catastrophic taste in men catching up at last. On the...


The Iris Fan

Sano Ichiro #18

by Laura Joh Rowland

Japan, 1709. The shogun is old and ailing. Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichirō has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in...


The Devil in Montmartre: A Mystery in Fin de Siècle Paris

by Gary Inbinder

When the mutilated corpse of a beautiful dancer is found in a Montmartre sewer, a nervous public fears that Jack the Ripper has crossed the Channel—but Inspector Achille Lefebvre has his own theories. Amid...


Crimson Angel: A Benjamin January historical mystery

by Barbara Hambly

1838. When Jefferson Vitrack - the white half-brother of Benjamin January's wife - claims to have found the whereabouts of the family's lost treasure, January refuses to help look for it. For the treasure lies...


Gods of Gold: A new police procedural series set in late nineteenth century Leeds

by Chris Nickson

June, 1890. The gas workers are on strike and Leeds is close to breaking point. Detective Inspector Tom Harper is more concerned with the disappearance of 8-year-old Martha Parkinson. Then he discovers that...


The Firebird's Feather: A historical mystery set in late Edwardian London

by Marjorie Eccles

May 1911. When Lydia Challoner is shot dead while out riding in Hyde Park, her 18-year-old daughter Kitty determines to find out the truth about her murder. Kitty is about to discover that there was so much...


Murder at the Chase: A locked room mystery set in 1950s England

by Eric Brown

July, 1955. Fellow writer Alastair Endicott has requested Donald Langham's help in discovering what happened to his father Edward, who has disappeared without trace from inside his locked study. The elder Endicott...


Death at Apothecaries' Hall

by Deryn Lake

London is buzzing with intrigue as an extraordinary outbreak of food poisoning strikes the Worshipful Society. One man might have died if John Rawlings had not been there. But the next day, the man does die,...


The Riddle of the River

by Catherine Shaw

Cambridge, 1898. When the unidentified body of a young woman is found floating in the River Cam, journalist Patrick O’Sullivan calls on one woman he is sure will solve the mystery: Mrs Vanessa Weatherburn....