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Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for a Murder

Dandy Gilver #6

Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel 2012

by Catriona McPherson

“Guaranteed to appeal to those who never got over the death of Dorothy L. Sayers.”

--Financial Times (UK)

 

Aristocratic and delightfully witty amateur sleuth Dandy Gilver was greeted with boisterous cheers...


Master of Souls

Sister Fidelma #16

by Peter Tremayne

In January of 668 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel - sister to the king of Muman, an advocate of the Brehon law courts and a religieuse in the Celtic Church - is called to investigate the brutal murder of Abbess Faife...


The Borgia Mistress

The Poisoner Mysteries #3

by Sara Poole

From the author of Poison and The Borgia Betrayal, comes a new historical thriller, featuring the same intriguing and beautiful heroine: Borgia court poisoner, Francesca Giordano

Mistress of death Francesca...


A Dark Anatomy

Cragg & Fidelis #1

by Robin Blake

In 1740s England, the roots of evil run deep... The year is 1740. George II is on the throne, but England’s remoter provinces remain largely a law unto themselves. In Lancashire a grim discovery has been...


A Simple Murder

Will Rees #1

by Eleanor Kuhns

Five years ago, while William Rees was still recovering from his stint as a Revolutionary War soldier, his beloved wife died. Devastated, Will Rees left his son, David, in his sister’s care, fled his Maine...


Invisible Country

by Annamaria Alfieri

From the author of City of Silver, a beautifully rich and puzzling historical mystery set in Paraguay, 1868

 

A war against Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay has devastated Paraguay. Ninety percent of the males...


Behold a Pale Horse

Sister Fidelma #22

by Peter Tremayne

A perplexing case of murder and conspiracy in the pagan wilds of Northern Italy

In 664 A.D., just after the events detailed in Shroud for the Archbishop, Fidelma of Cashel takes a unexpected detour on her trip...


The Seven Wonders

Ancient World #1

by Steven Saylor

The year is 92 B.C. Gordianus has just turned eighteen and is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime: a far-flung journey to see the Seven Wonders of the World. Gordianus is not yet called “the Finder”—but...


The Mysterium

Hugh Corbett #17

by P. C. Doherty

In The Mysterium, a new installment in the “deliciously suspenseful” Hugh Corbett Medieval Mystery series by P.C. Doherty, Sir Hugh Corbett is ordered to investigate the murder of a Chief Justice in the...


A Woman of Consequence

Dido Kent #3

by Anna Dean

“If Jane Austen had written Miss Marple, she would have been Dido Kent, the inquisitive spinster.”--Kirkus (starred review) A Woman of Consequence, the third installment in Anna Dean’s charming mystery...


Hush Now, Don't You Cry

Molly Murphy #11

by Rhys Bowen

In the latest in Rhys Bowen's award-winning historical series, Molly Murphy is supposed to give up sleuthing now that she’s married, but the murder of an alderman puts her on the trail of a killer.  Molly...


A Place of Secrets

by Rachel Hore

A runaway bestseller in Britain with over 100,000 copies sold, a riveting historical mystery in the tradition of Kate Morton

Auction house appraiser Jude leaves London for her dream job at Starbrough Hall, an...


Black Lotus

Sano Ichiro #6

by Laura Joh Rowland

In September of 1693, the Black Lotus Temple, spiritual center for hundreds of Buddhist nuns, monks, priests, and orphans, is burned to the ground leaving three dead and one orphan running for cover. Veteran...


The Darkening Field

Alexei Korolev #2

by William Ryan

A dedicated policeman caught in terrifying circumstances, Captain Alexei Korolev of Criminal Investigation Division of the Moscow Militia may be unwavering in his outward party loyalty but he is forever conflicted...


Gone West

Daisy Dalrymple #20

by Carola Dunn

A novelist has gone murdered and Daisy Dalrymple investigates— in a series that’s “pleasantly reminiscent of the old-fashioned English mysteries of a bygone era.” —The Denver Post on

Gunpowder Plot In...


A Burial at Sea

Charles Lenox #5

by Charles Finch

 “Agatha Christie meets Patrick O’Brian in Finch’s accomplished fifth whodunit set in Victorian England (after 2010’s A Stranger in Mayfair), the best in the series to date.”

—Starred Review, Publisher’s...


Critique of Criminal Reason

Hanno Stiffeniis #1

by Michael Gregorio

Most honourable Procurator Stiffeniis,

            You talents have been brought to Our attention by a gentleman of eminence, who believes that you alone are capable of resolving a situation which...


Miss Dimple Rallies to the Cause

Miss Dimple Kilpatrick #2

by Mignon F. Ballard

Life in small-town America during World War II springs vividly to life as schoolteacher Miss Dimple and her fellow townspeople battle valiantly against worry, rationing, and crime at home as well as abroad...


A Corpse's Nightmare

Fever Devilin #6

by Phillip Depoy

"Storytelling at its finest...beguiling!" -- Kirkus Reviews (starred) on The Drifter's Wheel

Fever Devilin is killed by an intruder. He doesn’t stay dead - thanks to an emergency medical team - but he does...


The Russian Hill Murders

Sarah Woolson #2

by Shirley Tallman

Though her own San Francisco law firm barely tolerates her, gutsy young attorney Sarah Woolson flouts proper feminine behavior in this nineteenth-century answer to Legally Blonde. While her mother begs her to...