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Hardcastle's Runaway

by Graham Ison

Hardcastle’s mission to find a headstrong young woman leads to some disturbing twists and turns.

March, 1919. The head of CID at New Scotland Yard has a task for Divisional Detective Inspector Hardcastle...


Cover Up

by Patricia Hall

Kate O’Donnell and her police sergeant partner, Harry Barnard enter dangerous waters when they uncover evidence of a top-level conspiracy.

On a busy Friday night in 1964, a woman’s partially clothed body...


On Copper Street

by Chris Nickson

Detective Inspector Tom Harper finds answers hard to come by in his latest, most challenging, investigation to date.

Leeds, England. March, 1895. The day after his release from prison, petty criminal Henry...


Land of Wolves: The Return of Lincoln's Bodyguard

by TJ Turner

Sequel to LINCOLN’S BODYGUARD LINCOLN’S BODYGUARD: Winner 2016 International Book Award for Historical Fiction; Finalist 2016 Indie Book Awards (Thriller); 2016 Darrell Award (Mid-South Novel); 2016 National...


Dancing With Death

by Amy Myers

Introducing chef-sleuth Nell Drury in the first of a delightful series of 1920’s traditional country house mysteries.

1925. The fashionable Bright Young Things from London have descended on Wychbourne Court,...


His Last Bow

by Arthur Conan Doyle

His Last Bow is a collection of previously published Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, including the titular short story, "His Last Bow. The War Service of Sherlock Holmes" (1917). The collection's...


For the Defense

by Fergus Hume

"For the Defense" is a traditional British murder mystery, set in Victorian England.


Alice and the Assassin

by R. J. Koreto

In 1902 New York, Alice Roosevelt, the bright, passionate, and wildly unconventional daughter of newly sworn-in President Theodore Roosevelt, is placed under the supervision of Secret Service Agent Joseph St....


Where the Dead Lie

by C.S. Harris

In the latest mystery from the national bestselling author of When Falcons Fall, the gruesome murder of a young boy takes Sebastian St. Cyr from the gritty streets of London to the glittering pleasure haunts...


Prussian Blue

by Philip Kerr

From New York Times–bestselling author Philip Kerr, the much-anticipated return of Bernie Gunther, our compromised former Berlin bull and unwilling SS officer. With his cover blown, he is waiting for the next...


Ruddy Gore

by Kerry Greenwood

Running late to a gala performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, Phryne Fisher meets some thugs in dark alley and handles them convincingly before they can ruin her silver dress. She then finds that she...


The Coiners' Quarrel

by Simon Beaufort

Westminster, 1102. Once again about to depart for the Holy Land, Sir Geoffrey is furious to be summoned back by the King, trusting neither his methods of persuasion nor his motives. When he arrives at Court...


Sherlock Holmes: Familiar Crimes

by Lyn McConchie

Master storyteller Lyn McConchie returns with two tantalizing tales for Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. This time our heroes must dig deep to unearth long-buried family secrets in Familiar Crimes.

When Bradon...


Sherlock Holmes and the Last Pre-Raphaelite

by Victor Carstairs

NOVELLA (77 pages) - MYSTERY - A quest through the dark meanderings of the glittering metropolis

The Last Pre-Raphaelite begins with an idle wait in the cosy drawing room of 221B, Baker Street: a mysterious client...


The Endicott Evil

by Gregory Harris

In Victorian London, there exists no greater investigative team than master sleuth Colin Pendragon and his loyal partner, Ethan Pruitt. But it will take all their powers of deduction to determine if a fatal...


London Calling

by Sara Sheridan

In the years following World War II, former Secret Service employee Mirabelle Bevan has found a refuge in the quiet coastal town of Brighton. But she can’t seem to resist an attraction to danger and a thirst...


The Devil's Feast

Avery & Blake #3

by M.J. Carter

Investigative team Blake and Avery find themselves entangled in a case involving political conflicts, personal vendettas, and England’s first celebrity chef.

London, 1842. Captain William Avery is persuaded...


Falling Creatures

by Katherine Stansfield

1844. A brutal murder rocks Victorian Cornwall. In a place where the dead lie uneasy in their graves, to find a murderer a young woman must first learn who she can trust.

I had loved her, though she was cruel,...


Murder on the Serpentine: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

by Anne Perry

In the history of Anne Perry’s bestselling Victorian mystery series, the stakes have never been greater than now—as a mission for queen and country places the future of the British Empire squarely in Thomas...


Minds of Winter

by Ed O'Loughlin

In a journey shrouded in mystery and intrigue, Sir John Franklin's 1845 campaign in search of the Northwest Passage ended in tragedy. All 129 men were lost to the ice, and nothing from the expedition was retrieved,...