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Tug of War

by Barbara Cleverly

Joe Sandilands has been despatched to France to stay as the guest of a glamorous French war-widow on her Champagne estate.

The widow is determined that Joe should support her claim that a mysterious shell-shocked...


The Last Kashmiri Rose

by Barbara Cleverly

It is India 1922 and the wives of officers in the Bengal Greys have been dying violently, one each year and always in March. The only link between the bizarre but apparently accidental deaths is the bunches...


Charlie Chan in The Pawns of Death

by Bill Pronzini, Jeffrey M. Wallmann & Earl Derr Biggers

"Checkmate!" That was the last word uttered to Charlie Chan and Prefect of Police Claude DeBevre by a dying reporter. The man had been murdered . . . stabbed to death and left to die in a vacant hotel room....


Lake Charles: A Mystery Novel

by Ed Lynskey

"Bears comparison with the best noir fiction being published today. I loved it." -Ed Gorman

"LAKE CHARLES is going to scorch your soul. Ed Lynskey has given us a geographical and spiritual wasteland that that...


The Templar Salvation

Templar #2

by Raymond Khoury

When Tess Chaykin is taken hostage, FBI Agent Sean Reilly is forced to do the unthinkable. He must infiltrate the Vatican Secret Archives of the Inquisition and steal a legendary document known as the Fondo...


Dark Fire: A Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery

by C. Sansom

From the bestselling author of Winter in Madrid and Dominion comes a second riveting sixteenth-century thriller featuring hunchback lawyer Matthew Shardlake

In 1540, during the reign of Henry VIII, Shardlake...


Blood From a Stone

by Dolores Gordon-Smith

When Mrs Paxton, related to the aristocratic Leigh family of Sussex, is found poisoned in her bedroom one morning, fingers point towards her artist nephew Terence Napier, seen leaving the house earlier that...


Best Kept Secret

The Clifton Chronicles #3

by Jeffrey Archer

International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer’s mesmerizing saga of the Clifton and Barrington families continues.

London, 1945. Who shall inherit the Barrington family fortune? The vote in the House of Lords...


December's Thorn

Fever Devilin #7

by Phillip Depoy

"December's thorn, cruelest in the wood, Will give no rose, but still draw blood" Traditional

Fever Devilin is an academic with a complicated past and an unusual view of the world. A folklorist by training,...


Instrument of Slaughter

by Edward Marston

January 1916. Britain is on the brink of enforcing conscription. Eligible young men who have not yet signed up to fight are despised as ‘conchies’ and ‘shirkers’, subjected to hatred and verbal abuse....


Snobbery with Violence

Edwardian Murder Mystery #1

by M.C. Beaton & M. C. Beaton

When a marriage proposal appears imminent for the beautiful -- if rebellious -- Lady Rose Summer, her father wants to know if her suitor's intentions are honorable. He calls on Captain Harry Cathcart, the impoverished...


Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Doctor Moreau

by Guy Adams

Following the trail of several corpses seemingly killed by wild animals, Holmes and Watson stumble upon the experiments of Doctor Moreau. 

Moreau, through vivisection and crude genetic engineering is creating...


House of Shadows: A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery 10

by Paul Doherty

In the late autumn of 1380, Brother Athelstan is busy enough. He and his parish council are preparing for the annual Christmas mystery play when a series of brutal murders occur at a Southwark tavern. Two young...


Grounds For Appeal

by Bernard Knight

The third in the Dr Richard Pryor forensic mystery series from author of the 'Crowner John' books - Home Office pathologist Doctor Richard Pryor is pleased when forensic biologist Angela Bray is able to return...


The Burry Man's Day

Dandy Gilver #2

by Catriona McPherson

The second classic whodunnit starring Dandy Gilver.

Summer 1923, and as the village of Queensferry prepares for the annual Ferry Fair and the walk of the Burry Man, feelings are running high. With his pagan greenery,...


Farriers' Lane

Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #13

by Anne Perry

BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Anne Perry's Treason at Lisson Grove and Execution Dock.

When the distinguished Mr. Justice Stafford dies of opium poisoning, his shocking demise resurrects one of the...


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...


Queen of Ambition

Ursula Blanchard #5

by Fiona Buckley

Ursula Blanchard, loyal lady of the Queen's Presence Chamber and gifted sleuth, is at home amid the glittering complexities of the royal court. Now, Ursula has a new part to play in the service of her Queen...


Once Upon a Masquerade

by Tamara Hughes

New York City, 1883 A Prince Charming meets his match...Self-made shipping magnate Christopher Black first spies Rebecca Bailey at a masquerade ball and is captivated by her refreshing naivete and sparkling...


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.

 

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Young Harriet...