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All the Wrong Places

by Lisa Lieberman

Grieving over a broken romance, her newborn son put up for adoption against her wishes, seventeen-year-old Cara Walden arrives in 1950s London with her half-brother Gray, a blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter...

All the Wrong Places

by Lisa Lieberman

Grieving over a broken romance, her newborn son put up for adoption against her wishes, seventeen-year-old Cara Walden arrives in 1950s London with her half-brother Gray, a blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter...

Penance of the Damned

Sister Fidelma #27

by Peter Tremayne

Ireland, AD 671. King Colgú of Cashel is shocked to learn that his loyal Chief Bishop and advisor has been murdered in the old enemy fortress of the Uí Fidgente. When word reaches Cashel that the culprit will...

Betrayal at Iga: A Hiro Hattori Novel

by Susan Spann

Autumn, 1565: After fleeing Kyoto, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo take refuge with Hiro’s ninja clan in the mountains of Iga province. But when an ambassador from the rival Koga...

Perish from the Earth

by Jonathan F. Putnam

Newly minted trial lawyer Abraham Lincoln is riding the circuit, traveling by carriage with other lawyers and a judge to bring justice to the remote parts of Illinois. Meanwhile, Lincoln's close friend Joshua...

Murder in Mayfair

by D. M. Quincy

In 1814, Atlas Catesby, a brilliant adventurer and youngest son of a baron, is anxious to resume his world travels after being injured in a carriage accident in London. But his plans are derailed when, passing...

City of Masks: A Somershill Manor Novel

by S. D. Sykes

Young Lord Somershill flees England for the wonders of Venice, where he becomes involved in a bizarre murder investigation that plunges him into the depths of this secretive medieval city. It’s 1358, and young...

The Edge of Innocence

by David P. Miraldi

The Edge of Innocence is a work of historical fiction based on the 1964 murder trial of Casper Bennett, a man accused of drowning his wife in a bathtub of scalding water in Lorain, Ohio.  Bennett’s sensational...

Kitty Peck and the Daughter of Sorrow

Eleventh Hour

by M.J. Trow

Christopher Marlowe must discover who murdered the queen’s spymaster in this absorbing historical mystery.

April, 1590. The queen’s spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, is dead, leaving a dangerous power vacuum....

Death Scene

by Jane A. Adams

Detective Chief Inspector Henry Johnstone is summoned to investigate the murder of a silent movie star in this compelling historical mystery.

1928. A rising star of the silent screen, Cissie Rowe had a bright...

Murder on Black Swan Lane

by Andrea Penrose

In Regency London, an unconventional scientist and a fearless female artist form an unlikely alliance to expose unspeakable evil . . .


The Earl of Wrexford possesses a brilliant scientific mind, but boredom...

The Circus Train Conspiracy

by Edward Marston

Following a string of successful performances, the Moscardi Circus is travelling by train to Newcastle for their next show. Yet a collision on the track with a couple of sleepers causes pandemonium: passengers...

Benjamin Franklin and The Quaker Murders

by John Harmon McElroy

Everyone in Philadelphia thinks Jacob Maul, the Quaker stonecutter, is a murderer. How could there be any doubt? In September of 1785, two women were found dead on his property—one of them in his bed—with...

Homicide House: A Mr. Pinkerton Mystery

by Zenith Brown & David Frome

It’s been twelve years since we’ve heard of Mr. Evan Pinkerton, the little, timid man who seems to attract trouble, and continually harasses Inspector Bull of Scotland Yard. They’re back now in Homicide...

Cat's Paw: A Holmes and Watson / Miss Emily and Mandalay Novella

by Lyn McConchie

When Miss Emily Jackson brings a small, second-hand table home, her brown Burmese cat Mandalay will not stop frantically scratching at the table top. What should she do? Consult her friends Sherlock Holmes and...

A Suitable Affair

by Erica Taylor

Despite being beautiful and wealthy, Lady Susanna Macalister's marriage prospects are rather lacking. Unwilling to let an opportunity pass her by, she decides a loveless marriage is better than spinsterhood,...

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Christmas Stocking

by Paul D. Gilbert

Giallo - novelette (24 pagine) - Crime does not go on holiday, even at Christmas

Sherlock Holmes and dr. Watson have their Christmas Eve interrupted with the news of a stolen piece of valuable jewellery.


An Incidental Death at Monterey

by John O'Hagan

Father Juan Ibarra is a Franciscan friar in California. He also happens to be a physician. He has been sent to the territory to bring some relief to the Native Californians who are suffering terribly from the...

the gristmill

by Dwight V Murray

First thing I noticed was how careful that there fellow was ‘bout the grave marker . . . like how he didn’t want to track no red clay on top ah that slab what was down by his feet. You know, there ain’t...