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The King's Spies

by Simon Beaufort

A Sir Geoffrey Mappestone mystery. March 1102

March 1102, and Robert de Belleme, the Black Earl of Shrewsbury, is summoned to appear before King Henry's Easter Court, to answer for siding with the King's older...


Infernal Devices

by K.W. Jeter

The classic Steampunk novel from the creator of the term itself – thirty years ago this month.

When George Dower’s father died, he left George his watchmaker’s shop – and more. But George has little talent...


Wine of Violence

by Priscilla Royal

It is late summer in the year 1270 and England is as weary as its aging king, Henry III. Although the Simon de Montfort rebellion is over, the smell of death still hangs like smoke over the land. Even in the...


Disquiet Heart: A Novel

by Randall Silvis

Pittsburgh, 1847: A cholera epidemic rages, and young women are disappearing...

Augie Dubbins, a former street urchin now grown up and looking for adventure, rushes to be with his old friend Edgar Allan Poe upon...


On Night's Shore: A Novel

by Randall Silvis

Step into the dark alleys of 1840 New York City...

Standing on the grimy banks of the Hudson River, street urchin Augie Dubbins spots a young woman toss her baby into the water, then jump in herself. As the only...


Mission Impawsible

by Krista Davis

From the New York Times bestselling author of Murder Most Howl comes the fourth Paws & Claws mystery...

 

In the pet-friendly town of Wagtail, Virginia, there’s no love lost when Holly Miller meets her match...


The Green Mill Murder

by Kerry Greenwood

Phryne Fisher is doing one of her favorite things -dancing at the Green Mill (Melbourne's premier dance hall) to the music of Tintagel Stone's Jazzmakers, the band who taught St Vitus how to dance. And she's...


The Proud Sinner

by Priscilla Royal

In the winter of 1282, snow and ice ravage East Anglia while Prioress Eleanor awaits the decision of her young maid, Gracia, found starving on the streets some years ago, whether to take vows or to leave Tyndal...


Block 46

by Johana Gustawsson & Maxim Jakubowski

Falkenberg, Sweden. The mutilated body of talented young jewellery designer, Linnea Blix, is found in a snow-swept marina. Hampstead Heath, London. The body of a young boy is discovered with similar wounds...


Singapore Red

by William L. Gibson

Singapore/Malaya, 1890s: A cholera epidemic breaks out in Singapore's congested Chinatown, and Detective Inspector Hawksworth finds himself embroiled in a case that threatens to spill over into regional warfare....


Elementary Murder

by Aj Wright

1894, Wigan. Miss Dorothea Gadsworth is interviewed for a teaching vacancy at George Street Elementary, but is ultimately dismissed as a candidate. The following Monday morning, her body is discovered in a locked...


Puritan

by David Hingley

Following adventures she would sooner forget in the newly renamed New York, Mercia Blakewood is hopeful that she has gained the necessary leverage with the king to reclaim her and her son's home back in England....


The Executioner of St Paul's: The Twelfth Thomas Chaloner Adventure

by Susanna Gregory

The plague raging through London in 1665 has emptied the city. The only people left are those too poor to flee, or those who selflessly struggle to control the contagion and safeguard the capital's future.

Amongst...


Gibbous House

by Ewan Lawrie

Moffat is an indiscriminate killer and verbose criminal thriving in the underbelly of 19th-century London. When he unexpectedly inherits Gibbous House, an expansive estate in Northumbria, he heads north on a...


The Ripper's Shadow: A Victorian Mystery

by Laura Joh Rowland

The year is 1888 and Jack the Ripper begins his reign of terror.

Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In the privacy of her studio, she supplements her meager...


The Old Buzzard Had It Coming

by Donis Casey

Alafair Tucker is a strong woman, the core of family life on a farm in Oklahoma where the back-breaking work and daily logistics of caring for her husband Shaw, their nine children, and being neighborly requires...


The Death of Kings: A John Madden Mystery

by Rennie George Airth

"Rennie Airth is one of the best detective writers around. And The Death of Kings is his best book yet."—Philip Kerr, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Side of Silence

In the fifth novel in...


Death at Victoria Dock

by Kerry Greenwood

Driving home late one night, Phryne Fisher is surprised when someone shoots out her windscreen. When she alights she finds a pretty young man with an anarchist tattoo dying on the tarmac just outside the dock...


A Pinch of Poison

by Alyssa Maxwell

In post–World War I England, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady’s maid, Eva Huntford, encounter an uncharitable killer at a charity luncheon sponsored by a posh school for girls . . .  

Good deeds build good...


Death at St. Vedast

by Mary Lawrence

During the tempestuous reign of Henry VIII, London alchemist Bianca Goddard has seen up close what keeps a man alive—and what can kill him. A good thing, for she will need all her knowledge to keep a friend...