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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”?...


The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte

The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Brontë #1

by Laura Joh Rowland

Now in paperback, the March 2008 Book Sense Pick by beloved author Laura Joh Rowland

Laura Joh Rowland's samurai detective novels have enthralled tens of thousands of readers. Now the author turns her gifts...


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...


Out of Time in Wan Chai

by Fan Tong

From a not too distant past in Wan Chai district, Hong Kong, take:

1. An idealistic revolutionary: a dreamer but nevertheless a bright young lady. 2. A heavy set French man: a quiet, aging arms dealer. 3. A...


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...


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...


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.


Sovereign: A Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery

A Matthew Shardlake Mystery #2

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!...


A Spider in the Cup

by Barbara Cleverly

At dawn one morning in 1933, an amateur dowsing team digging the banks of the Thames for precious metals unearths the body of a young woman with a missing toe and a priceless gold coin in her mouth. The case...


Jane and the Wandering Eye: Being the Third Jane Austen Mystery

Jane Austen #3

by Stephanie Barron

As Christmas of 1804 approaches, Jane Austen finds herself "insupportably bored with Bath, and the littleness of a town." It is with relief that she accepts a peculiar commission from her Gentleman Rogue, Lord...


Holmes and Watson

by June Thomson

Two immortal characters, a chance meeting, a visit to 221B Baker Street. The beginnings of the most famous friendship ever recorded.

Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson, famous for their crime-solving capabilities,...


Flight Testing to Win: An autobiograpghy of a test pilot

by Tony Blackman

No aircraft is absolutely safe. This book is about Aviation, from learning to fly, becoming a test pilot, flight testing, demonstrating on some of the third world's worst airfields, then specializing in Avionics...


A Rich Full Death

by Michael Dibdin

Florence,1855. "The English are dying too much," the city's police chief observes. And members of the foreign

community in this quaint Italian backwater, both English and American, are indeed dying at an alarming...


The Library Paradox

by Catherine Shaw

Cambridge, 1896. Motherhood and private detecting don't easily go hand in hand, but even with two small children Vanessa Weatherburn still manages to indulge her passion for solving mysteries. When three sombre...


Flowers Stained with Moonlight

by Catherine Shaw

Cambridge, 1892. Four years have passed since Vanessa Duncan's memorable introduction to detective work, and her success at proving the innocence of the wrongly accused has not gone unnoticed. With the arrival...


The Three-Body Problem

by Catherine Shaw

Cambridge, 1888. When schoolmistress Vanessa Duncan learns of a murder at St John’s College, little does she know that she will become deeply entangled in the mystery. Dr Geoffrey Akers, Fellow in Pure Mathematics,...


Templar's Acre

Knights Templar #32

by Michael Jecks

The Holy Land, 1291. A war has been raging across these lands for decades. The forces of the Crusaders have been pushed back again and again by the Muslims and now just one city remains in Crusader control....