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The Awful Secret

by Bernard Knight

A Crowner John medieval mystery set in 12th century Devon, England

Gilbert de Rideford is a Knight of the Temple of Solomon, and an old acquaintance from Crowner John's crusading days. He claims to have come...

No Job for a Lady

Nellie Bly #4

by Carol McCleary

History, mystery, and murder are the traveling companions of Nellie Bly, the world's first female investigative reporter. In Carol McCleary's No Job for a Lady, Nellie defies the wrath of her editor and vengeful...

A Lesson in Secrets

Maisie Dobbs #8

by Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs' first assignment for the British Secret Service takes her undercover to Cambridge as a professor—and leads to the investigation of a web of activities being conducted by the emerging Nazi Party....

Tragedy at Sarsfield Manor: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #2

by S.T. Joshi

Members of the Sarsfield clan have gathered at the palatial family estate under terms of the will of John Sarsfield, who created a riddle they must solve to inherit the family fortune. Scintilla is summoned...

Be Careful What You Wish For

The Clifton Chronicles #4

by Jeffrey Archer

Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer's Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car...

Murder in the Afternoon

Kate Shackleton #3

by Frances Brody

An intricate plot in the post-WWI English countryside and Frances Brody's "refreshingly complex heroine" (Kirkus) combine in Murder in the Afternoon, an absorbing mystery.

Dead one minute…

Young Harriet and...

The Big Both Ways

by John Straley

Rattled by the gruesome accidental death of a coworker, Slip Wilson quits his job at a logging camp, and decides to make a clean start in Seattle. But along the way, he rescues a woman and her young niece from...

Covenant with Hell: A Medieval Mystery

by Priscilla Royal

In the Spring of 1277, Prioress Eleanor goes on a pilgrimage to a famous East Anglian shrine. There are rumors that King Edward may also visit the shrine soon to seek God's blessing for his invasion of Wales....

The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead

by Paul Elwork

It is the summer of 1925. Emily Stewart and her brother, Michael, are thirteen-year-old twins—privileged, precocious, and wandering aimlessly around their family’s Philadelphia estate. One day Emily discovers...

Heirs of the Body

Daisy Dalrymple #21

by Carola Dunn

The Daisy Dalrymple series continues in Heirs of the Body--when one of four potential claimants to the title of Lord Dalrymple dies a sudden, nasty death, the question on everyone's mind is, "was it murder"?...

An Unwilling Accomplice

Bess Crawford #6

by Charles Todd

World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford's career and life are in jeopardy when a murder is committed on her watch, in this absorbing and atmospheric historical mystery from New York Times bestselling author...

Royal Flush

Her Royal Spyness Mysteries #3

by Rhys Bowen

1930's London: Poor Lady Georgiana-thirty-fourth in line to the throne- has been sent home due to a little scandal. Now she must keep the entirely unsuitable Mrs. Simpson from seducing the Prince of Wales-and...

Behind the Shattered Glass

Lady Emily #8

by Tasha Alexander

A ruined abbey on a beautiful estate in Derbyshire, a murdered peer, and a most unlikely romance make New York Times bestseller Tasha Alexander's new novel Behind the Shattered Glass absolutely irresistible


Marbeck and the King-in-Waiting

by John Pilkington

Elizabeth I is dying, and her cousin James, King of Scotland, is her successor, but will the transition be peaceful? The Secretary of State, fears insurrection and has brought troops to the capital. Meanwhile,...

The Tale of Oat Cake Crag

The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter #7

by Susan Albert

Miss Beatrix Potter has returned to Near Sawrey, where her friend Grace has been receiving anonymous letters that threaten her good name and her plans to marry. Beatrix must investigate quietly so as not to...

The Shogun's Daughter

Sano Ichiro #17

by Laura Joh Rowland

Japan, 1704. In an elegant mansion a young woman named Tsuruhime lies on her deathbed, attended by her nurse. Smallpox pustules cover her face. Incense burns, to banish the evil spirits of disease. After Tsuruhime...

A Play of Dux Moraud

Joliffe The Player #2

by Margaret Frazer

Performing at the wedding of Sir Edmund Deneby's daughter, the player Joliffe has another task to perform—as a spy. As he uncovers the secrets of the Denebys' sordid history, it becomes clear that this wedding...

Cry Murder! in a Small Voice

by Greer Gilman

Ben Johnson, in all his wordy and worldly glory: detective.


Matthew Shardlake #3

by C. Sansom

The third Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery by C. J. Sansom, the bestselling author of Winter in Madrid and Dominion

C. J . Sansom has garnered a wider audience and increased critical praise with each new novel...

Her Royal Spyness

Her Royal Spyness Mysteries #1

by Rhys Bowen

INTRODUCING ?A FEISTY NEW HEROINE? (JACQUELINE WINSPEAR) who?s thirty-fourth in line for the throne?and flat broke. From the Agatha Award-winning author of the Molly Murphy and Constable Evan Evans mysteries!...