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The Dower House Mystery

by Alanna Knight

York, 1907. Newly retired Inspector Faro is delighted at the prospect of staying in the Dower House, situated on a Roman villa once home to Emperor Severus. But he arrives to find his wife Imogen distraught...


The Berry Scene

by Dornford Yates

The Berry Scene once again shows that Berry Pleydell is one of the funniest characters ever created. If you're a sucker for old-fashioned British comedy, then Yates always satisfies. He combines a fast-paced...


The Wave - An Egyptian Aftermath

by Algernon Blackwood

If your idea of the perfect horror story is more about small, spine-chilling details and big ideas, rather than a nonstop parade of grisly gore, you should explore the work of Algernon Blackwood. Set in Egypt,...


The American Agent

Maisie Dobbs #15

by Jacqueline Winspear

Beloved heroine Maisie Dobbs, “one of the great fictional heroines” (Parade), investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love...


The Circumcised. Sentence

by Hakob Soghomonyan

One of the pivots of the second book of the Trilogy, Sentence is Shahan Natali’s idea of the Holy Criminal.

In the first book, Cassandra passes on the warning of the Circumcised and in the second book, she...


The Circumcised. Warning

by Hakob Soghomonyan

This is a first book of the trilogy.

An organization called “The Circumcised” has appeared and threatens to take vengeance for the Armenian Genocide and to annihilate the Turks with the help of a genetic...


The Circumcised. Festival Eve

by Hakob Soghomonyan

The third book of the trilogy.

The Circumcised reveal themselves. They deliver a stroke and its wave spreads from the top of the Ararat, down its slopes and starts a massacre of the Turks and makes them run away...


The Phoenix of Florence

by Philip Kazan

Fifteenth century Italy, deep in the Tuscan countryside, a long-held feud between two aristocratic families breaks the two-decade peace. A family is bloodily ripped apart, a girl wanders the forest alone, and...


The Mathematical Bridge

by Jim Kelly

Cambridge, 1940. It is the first winter of the war, and snow is falling. When an evacuee drowns in the river, his body swept away, Detective Inspector Eden Brooke sets out to investigate what seems to be a deliberate...


February's Son

by Alan Parks

The second thrilling novel in the Harry McCoy series.

“McCoy is so noir he makes most other Scottish cops seem light grey.”—The Times

A man hangs himself in a neighborhood chapel. Bodies of young girls are...


Felicity Carrol and the Lady of the Lake

The Black Ascot

Inspector Ian Rutledge #21

by Charles Todd

Scotland Yard’s Ian Rutledge seeks a killer who has eluded Scotland Yard for years in this next installment of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series.

An astonishing tip from a grateful ex-convict...


Murder at the British Museum

by Jim Eldridge

1894. A well-respected academic is found dead in a gentlemen’s convenience cubicle at the British Museum, the stall locked from the inside. Professor Lance Pickering had been due to give a talk promoting the...


The Early Cases of Hercule Poirot

by Agatha Christie

This collection of 25 Hercule Poirot adventures by Agatha Christie are compiled from short stories written for The Sketch magazine from March to December 1923. Hercule Poirot delighted in telling people that...


The Flimflam Affair

Carpenter and Quincannon #7

by Bill Pronzini

The Flimflam Affair is the latest charming historical mystery in Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Bill Pronzini's detective series.

Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services is a fixture...


The Widows

Kinship #1

by Jess Montgomery

The Widows kept me on the edge of my seat. Montgomery is a masterful storyteller.” —Lee Martin, author of Pulitzer Prize-Finalist The Bright Forever

Kinship, Ohio, 1924: When Lily Ross learns that her...


The Hangman's Secret

by Laura Joh Rowland

From award-winning author Laura Joh Rowland, a story about the darkness that lurks within and the deadly secrets that beg to be revealed.

Intrepid photographer Sarah Bain and her motley crew of friends are back...


The Crime Club

by White & William Holt

Already reluctantly faced with inheriting a vast fortune, Sir Paul Westerham finds his life complicated further when he surprises a ruffian in the act of rummaging through his kit-bag. By a strange coincidence,...


Another Spy for Paris

by Robert J. Young

While Canadian history professor Andrew Stanhope is doing research in Paris on the German invasion of France, he stumbles upon an odd and long-lost exchange between Colonel Marius Michel, principal deputy in...


Terry Mack #1: Three Gun Terry

by Carroll John Daly

"Better stay out of this… It will mean death for you—sure,” grunts a ruthless thug. But Three Gun Terry is not one to back down from a fight, especially when the life of a beautiful, young dame is at stake....