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An Untimely Frost

by Penny Richards

In 1881 Chicago, the idea of a female detective is virtually unheard of. But when famed crime buster Allan Pinkerton opens his agency's doors to a handful of women, one intrepid actress with her own troubled...


by David Hingley

1664. Four years after Charles II is restored to the throne, Mercia Blakewood stands to lose everything: her father to the executioner's axe, her freedom to her treacherous uncle, her son to his resentful grandparents....

The Castle of Kings

by Oliver Pötzsch & Anthea Bell

An epic standalone novel of historical fiction tinged with mystery, set against the backdrop of medieval Germany's Peasant War. From the best-selling author of the Hangman’s Daughter series and The Ludwig...

Menace in Manatas

by Roberta Rogow

Who killed the captain? It's not bad enough that Halvar is stuck in Manatas while Don Felipe is off exploring the New World. Now he's got a dead ship captain on his hands, a nobleman and his virago wife complaining...

Drinking Gourd: A Benjamin January historical mystery

by Barbara Hambly

Following the murder of a chief 'conductor' of the Underground Railroad - the secret network of safe-houses that guide escaping slaves to freedom - Jubal Cain, the coordinator of the entire Railroad system in...

The Great Revolt: A mystery set in Medieval London

by Paul Doherty

June, 1381. Summoned to the monastery at Blackfriars to investigate the murder of a fellow priest, found stabbed to death in his locked chamber, Brother Athelstan learns there may be a connection with the fate...

Signal for Vengeance

by Edward Marston

1860, Wimborne, Dorset. Rebecca Tullidge, miserably married to her callous husband, finds some escape through a love affair with another man. After putting her drunk husband to bed one Saturday night, she sneaks...

Expect Deception: An Operation Delphi Novel

by JoAnn Smith Ainsworth

When the US government recruits Livvy Delacourt and a team of fellow psychics to find Nazi spies on the East Coast during WWII, she must sharpen her skills quickly-or risk dying and taking the team down with...

A Gem of a Problem

by Irene Sauman

It is the 1870s in Australia, at the height of the Murray River paddle steamer trade. Emma Berry is back at her family’s pastoral property, Wirramilla, recovering from the accidental sinking of the paddle...

Murder at The Loch: A traditional murder mystery set in 1950s Scotland

by Eric Brown

December, 1955. Donald Langham is staying at a remote castle in the Scottish Highlands, a guest of his old commanding officer Major Cartwright. Shortly after Donald's arrival, one of his fellow guests is murdered...

Of Dubious and Questionable Memory

by Rachel McMillan

Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts are never lacking for mysteries of the curious and commonplace, but lately business has been a little less curious and a lot more common.

The lull in business is short-lived...

A Straits Settlement: A Superintendent Le Fanu Mystery

by Brian Stoddart

In the third installment of the Le Fanu Mystery series, the intrepid superintendent is promoted to Inspector-General of Police in 1920s Madras, which proves to be more boring than he had envisaged.

Instead of...

The Satyr's Dance

by Gary Dolman

Harrogate, 1892, and a series of bizarre attacks coincides with the arrival of a freak show in the town. This contains just a single exhibit: a creature declared to be Charles Darwin's long sought-for but hitherto...

Julian Fellowes's Belgravia Episode 7: A Man of Business

by Julian Fellowes

A spurned son plots his revenge.

Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is a story in 11 episodes published week by week in the tradition of Charles Dickens.

Belgravia is the story of a secret. A secret that unravels behind...

Lost and Gone Forever

The Murder Squad #5

by Alex Grecian

Many changes have happened to the Murder Squad. Rash actions have cost Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith his job, and in response he has set up his own private detective agency. Inspector Walter Day has been missing...

Julian Fellowes's Belgravia Episode 6: A Spy in our Midst

by Julian Fellowes

One man's good fortune sends rumors spreading through London society - what is the secret behind his success?

Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is a story in 11 episodes published week by week in the tradition of Charles...

See Also Deception: A Marjorie Trumaine Mystery

by Larry D. Sweazy

In a small North Dakota town in 1964, indexer Marjorie Trumaine investigates the alleged suicide of the local librarian, uncovering a web of secrets that puts her own life in jeopardy.


October 1964—Just...

The Mirror Thief

by Martin Seay

A globetrotting, time-bending, wildly entertaining masterpiece hailed by the New York Times Book Review as "Audaciously well written...the book I was raving about to my friends before I'd even finished it."


Julian Fellowes's Belgravia Episode 5: The Assignation

by Julian Fellowes

The gambling dens of London and a secret assignation provide the backdrop for indiscretions large and small.

Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is a story in 11 episodes published week by week in the tradition of Charles...

The Strings of Murder: A Novel (A Frey & McGray Mystery)

by Oscar de Muriel

The brutal slaying of a violinist in his home in 1888 sparks a locked room murder mystery investigated by two diametrically opposed Edinburgh detectives.

1888: a violinist is brutally murdered in his Edinburgh...