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The Oxford Fellow: Denton Mystery Book 7

by Kenneth Cameron

When the case of a missing senior fellow takes Denton and his lover Janet Striker to Oxford, they are looking forward to exchanging the noise and crowds of turn-of-the-century London for the more meditative...


Murder on High Holborn

by Susanna Gregory

In 1665 England is facing war with the Dutch and the capital is awash with rumours of conspiracy and sedition. These are more frenetic than normal because of the recent sinking in the Thames of one of the largest...


Local Customs

by Audrey Thomas

In June 1838 , Letitia Landon and George Maclean marry and sail off to remote West Africa, arriving just after Letitia's thirty-sixth birthday. Eight weeks later, Letitia is dead from what appears to be an accidental...


The Scarlet Macaw

by S.P. Hozy

Entwined mysteries unfold in two time periods in Singapore as artist Maris Cousins, devastated by the sudden death of her mentor, gallery owner Peter Stone, becomes immersed in fictional stories of love and...


Fire on the Runway: A Paul Shenstone Mystery

by Mel Bradshaw

In the mid-1920s, Torontonians move to the beat of the Jazz Age and war is the furthest thing from their minds. Then a fatal grenade explosion breaks the rhythm. Police detective Paul Shenstone believes it was...


Riverside Drive: Border City Blues

by Michael Januska

Jack McCloskey returned to Windsor, Ontario, from the Great War lost in a battle with his inner demons. When he channels his energy into amateur fights, he's noticed by a gangster moonlighting as a boxing promoter....


Death Among the Ruins

by Pamela Christie

In the second in Pamela Christie's witty, deliciously unconventional Regency mystery series, Arabella Beaumont-courtesan and sleuth-discovers that the pursuit of art can be a dangerous thing. . .

London's aristocrats...


Baudelaire's Revenge: A Novel

by Bob Van Laerhoven

Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil.

As the social and political turbulence of the Franco-Prussian War roils the city, workers starve to death while aristocrats...


City of Darkness and Light

Molly Murphy #13

by Rhys Bowen

Molly and Daniel Sullivan are settling happily into the new routines of parenthood, but their domestic bliss is shattered the night a gang retaliates against Daniel for making a big arrest. Daniel wants his...


The Bawdy Basket

by Edward Marston

‘You’ve killed before, I fancy,’ he said.

‘It’s my trade.’

Theatre troupe Westfield’s Men take on a new actor, Francis Quilter, after reaching new heights of success. But with the new member, brings...


Raiders of the Nile

Ancient World #2

by Steven Saylor

In 88 B.C. it seems as if all the world is at war. From Rome to Greece and to Egypt itself, most of civilization is on the verge of war. The young Gordianus—a born-and-raised Roman citizen—is living in Alexandria,...


Death on the Rocks - A John Rawlings Eighteenth Century British Mystery

by Deryn Lake

Apothecary John Rawlings is intrigued when a letter arrives from Bristol asking him to investigate an impostor claiming his diamond inheritance. Rawlings must trawl through the underbelly of society to unearth...


Death's Dark Shadow - A novel of murder in 1970's Yorkshire

by Sally Spencer

Before she can even begin to track down the killer of the old woman dumped on the lonely canalside, Monika Paniatowski needs to find out who she is - and no one seems to know. It's not until there is a second,...


A Traitor's Tears

by Fiona Buckley

July, 1573. Ursula's neighbour Jane Cobbold is found dead in her own flowerbed, stabbed through the heart - and Ursula's manservant Brockley is arrested for the crime. Determined to prove Brockley's innocence,...


The Winter King - A Hawkenlye 13th Century British Mystery

by Alys Clare

All Saint's Eve, 1211. An overweight but wealthy nobleman, desperate for an heir, dies at a celebration feast. The death seems natural, but healer Sabin is beset by doubts. There is only one person Sabin can...


Some Danger Involved: A Novel

Barker & Llewelyn #1

by Will Thomas

An atmospheric debut novel set on the gritty streets of Victorian London, Some Danger Involved introduces detective Cyrus Barker and his apprentice, Thomas Llewelyn, as they work to solve the gruesome murder...


The Devil's Apprentice

by Edward Marston

Winter, Witchcraft and Devilish Deceit

Faced with the austerities of a bitterly cold English winter, the theatre is deserted and Westfield’s Men find themselves out of work. Fortuitously, the company is invited...


Brotherhood of Fear

Willi Kraus #3

by Paul Grossman

Paris, 1933. A refugee with no papers, no legal status, and few resources, Willi Kraus lives in fear of deportation back to Nazi Germany. His reputation as a top sleuth however precedes him, and he’s soon...


The Sanctuary Seeker

by Bernard Knight

When an unidentified body is found in the village of Widecombe, Crowner (coroner) John is eager to assume his new duties. However, the corrupt sheriff, Richard de Revelle, erects numerous stumbling blocks to...


The Poisoned Chalice

by Bernard Knight

When Christina, the daughter of an Exeter businessman, is raped, Crowner (coroner) John must bring the unknown assailant to justice. Then Lady Adele de Courcey dies after an illegal abortion, and John suspects...