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Death Comes to London

by Catherine Lloyd

A season in London promises a welcome change of pace for two friends from the village of Kurland St. Mary-until murder makes a debut...

With the reluctant blessings of their father, the rector of Kurland St....


A Deadly Measure of Brimstone

Dandy Gilver #8

by Catriona McPherson

Catriona McPherson's critically acclaimed mystery series set in 1920s Scotland and featuring plucky and laugh-out-loud-funny heroine Dandy Gilver is perfect for fans of PG Wodehouse, Dorothy L Sayers, and Agatha...


The Lord Bishop's Clerk: A Bradecote & Catchpoll Investigation

by Sarah Hawkswood

June 1143. The Lord Bishop of Winchester's Clerk is bludgeoned to death in Pershore Abbey, and laid before the altar in the attitude of a penitent. Everyone who had contact with him had reason to dislike him,...


To Kill The Pope: An Ecclesiastical Thriller

by Tad Szulc

From the author of Pope John Paul II: A Biography comes a chillingly authentic conspiracy thriller based on actual, never-before-revealed facts surrounding the assassination attempt against Pope John Paul II....


The Laws of Murder

Charles Lenox #8

by Charles Finch

It’s 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London’s leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection.  With high hopes he and...


A Cruel Necessity

by L C Tyler

The theatres are padlocked. Christmas has been cancelled. It is 1657 and the unloved English Republic is eight years old. Though Cromwell?s joyless grip on power appears immovable, many still look to Charles...


Snow White Red-Handed

by Maia Chance

Miss Ophelia Flax is a Victorian actress who knows all about making quick changes and even quicker exits. But to solve a fairy-tale crime in the haunted Black Forest, she'll need more than a bit of charm...

1867:...


Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes: Two Victorian Holiday Mysteries: A Christmas Homecoming and A Christmas Garland

by Anne Perry

’Tis the season for a pair of Christmas novels that add a dash of murder to the Yuletide spirit.

 

“Perry’s Victorian-era holiday mysteries [are] an annual treat.”The Wall Street Journal

 

A CHRISTMAS...


A New York Christmas: A Novel

Christmas Stories #12

by Anne Perry

Anne Perry’s new Christmas novel is an irresistible tale of love, betrayal, greed, murder, and selfless devotion. For the first time, Perry’s annual yuletide offering is set in New York City—a sparkling...


Murder in the Holy City

by Simon Beaufort

In 1097 the Pope appealed to all virtuous and God-fearing men to join the Crusade to wrest Jerusalem from the Infidel. But by 1100, Sir Geoffrey Mappestone is one of the few knights who have survived the harrowing...


Finished Business: A Marcus Corvinus Mystery set in Ancient Rome

by David Wishart

AD 40. When a wealthy consul's wife asks Marcus Corvinus to look into the suspicious death of her uncle, killed by a block of falling masonry, his investigations will draw him to the attention of the emperor,...


The Seventh Link: An English village cosy featuring The Colonel

by Margaret Mayhew

The Colonel is pleased when his old friend Geoffrey Cheetham invites him up to the village of Buckby for the weekend, to coincide with a RAF reunion event. His fellow guests at the Cheethams' B&B include a reunited...


Hardcastle's Quartet: A police procedural set at the end of World War One

by Graham Ison

June 1918. A patrolling constable discovers the body of Georgina Cheney, wife of a naval commander, in the basement of a house in Westminster. At first it is thought to be suicide or even a tragic accident....


Scandal in the Secret City

by Diane Fanning

As the only female scientist in a top secret WW2 facility, Libby Clark is excited to begin what she believes is important government research. However, one night she discovers a dead body sprawled behind the...


Thoreau on Wolf Hill

by B.B. Oak

Far from the tranquility of Walden Pond, Henry David Thoreau confronts the chilling reality of an epidemic. . .as well as cold-blooded murder.

The winter of 1847 has brought a consumption epidemic which is devastating...


A Virtuous Death

by Christine Trent

Queen Victoria, still mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has found solace in John Brown, an enigmatic palace servant who dabbles in the occult and keeps the grieving queen entertained with his tarot...


The Tudor Vendetta

The Spymaster Chronicles #3

by C. W. Gortner

London, 1558. Queen Mary is dead, and 25-year old Elizabeth ascends the throne. Summoned to court from exile abroad, Elizabeth’s intimate spy, Brendan Prescott, is reunited with the young queen, as well as...


Whited Sepulchres: A Mediaeval Mystery

by C B Hanley

1217: Edwin Weaver has returned to Conisbrough from his blood-soaked adventure in Lincoln, but he has no change to rest: preparations are underway for a noble wedding and the earl's sisters and their families...


Murder at the Brightwell

by Ashley Weaver

Amory Ames is a wealthy young woman who regrets her marriage to her notoriously charming playboy husband, Milo. Looking for a change, she accepts a request for help from her former fiancé, Gil Trent, not knowing...


The Counterfeit Heiress

Lady Emily #9

by Tasha Alexander

In Tasha Alexander's novel The Counterfeit Heiress, after an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying...