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The Pianist in the Dark: A Novel

by Michele Halberstadt

A stirring novel of love and music inspired by the life of pianist Maria-Theresa von Paradis, a blind virtuoso and contemporary of Mozart. Maria-Theresa von Paradis, the only daughter of the secretary of the...


The Secret Price of History

by Gayle Ridinger & Paolo Pochettino

1850s Rome. Goffredo, Sandor, and Eleonora, selfless idealists fighting for Italian unification, find a medallion after a violent face-off with French soldiers on the last day of battle for the new Italian Republic....


The Reckoning

John Madden #4

by Rennie Airth

Inspector John Madden-who debuted in River of Darkness-returns in a gripping post-World War II murder mystery

On a quiet afternoon in 1947, retired bank manager Oswald Gibson is shot in the head while fishing....


The Yankee Club

by Michael Murphy

In Michael Murphy’s action-packed Prohibition-era novel of suspense, a mystery writer returns to the bright lights and dark alleys of New York City—uncovering a criminal conspiracy of terrifying proportions....


Hearts of Darkness

by Paul Lawrence

1666. London is recovering from the Great Plague which has now slithered out of the City to breed elsewhere. The village of Shyam responds to the pestilence by closing its borders, allowing no one to leave until...


The Nine Giants

by Edward Marston

Who could enact such a deadly design, lurking behind the scenes?

As book holder and stage manager of theatrical company Lord Westfield's Men, Nicholas Bracewell is accustomed to solving problems. So when he discovers...


The Silent Woman

by Edward Marston

When fire destroys their London theatre, Lord Westfield's players must seek out humbler venues in the countryside. But stage manager Nicholas Bracewell is distracted by a shocking tragedy – a mysterious messenger...


The Mad Courtesan

by Edward Marston

Butchery outside a London brothel leaves Westfield’s Men in disarray

While England is brought low by rumours of Queen Elizabeth's declining health, celebrated theatre company Lord Westfield's Men suffer their...


November's Shadow

by Bruce Rehburg

It is the fall of 1963, and the discovery of a young girl's mutilated body in a ditch on the outskirts of Geistburg, Germany, forces disgraced homicide detective Steve Bodowski, now a member of the U.S. Army's...


Eye of the Law: A Burren Medieval Mystery 5

Burren Mysteries #5

by Cora Harrison

A Mystery of Medieval Ireland - 1510. A great feast is being held. Into a crowd listening to the story of Balor, the one-eyed god, come two strangers. The younger of the two, Iarla, bears a letter that claims...


Music of the Distant Stars

Aelf Fen mysteries #3

by Alys Clare

The new 'Lassair' mystery from the author of the 'Hawkenlye' books - Very early one summer morning, Lassair slips out of her Fenland village on a deeply personal mission and discovers the body of a young woman,...


Writ in Stone: A Burren Medieval Mystery 4

Burren Mysteries #4

by Cora Harrison

A Mystery of Medieval Ireland - Christmas, 1509. Mara, the investigating judge of the Burren, has accepted the offer of marriage made by King Turlough. But on the eve of the marriage festivities, a man kneeling...


Dead and Buried

The Benjamin January Mysteries #9

by Barbara Hambly

The new 'Benjamin January' novel from the best-selling author - New Orleans, 1836. When free black musician and surgeon Benjamin January attends the funeral of a friend, an accident tips the dead man out of...


The Traitor's Mark

by D. K. Wilson

The Real Crime Hans Holbein, King Henry VIII's portrait painter, died in the autumn of 1543. A century later a chronicler reported that the artist had succumbed to plague, yet there is no contemporary evidence...


The Murder of Patience Brooke: Charles Dickens and Superintendent Jones Investigate

by J C Briggs

November 1849. Charles Dickens, the famous author, turns detective. He and Superintendent Jones of Bow Street must find the man who cut the throat of Patience Brooke, assistant matron at Dickens's Home for Fallen...


The Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy

by Jacopo della Quercia

This historical thriller is an equal-parts cocktail of action, adventure, science-fiction and comedy. The book follows a globe-trotting President Taft and Robert Todd Lincoln in a race to solve a mystery stretching...


Out of the Dawn Light

Aelf Fen mysteries #1

by Alys Clare

A brand new medieval mystery from the author of the Hawkenlye series - England, 1087. On her sister's wedding day, Lassair meets an attractive and enigmatic stranger who brings a breath of the fascinating outside...


The Lazarus Curse

by Tessa Harris

In 1780s London, American anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone is plunged into a swirling cauldron of sorcery, slavery, and cold-blooded murder . . .

When the sole survivor of an ill-fated scientific expedition to...


Tabula Rasa: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire

by Ruth Downie

The medicus Ruso and his wife Tilla are back in the borderlands of Britannia, this time helping to tend the builders of Hadrian's Great Wall. Having been forced to move off their land, the Britons are distinctly...


Black Salamander (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #6)

by Marilyn Todd

If we're going to make a new order for Rome, a better order, I might add-sacrifices have to be made. We have set the assassination date for the Ides of July ... What better opportunity for a beautiful young...