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The Incense Game

Sano Ichiro #16

by Laura Joh Rowland

Winner of RT Magazine's Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Historical Mystery

In the wake of a terrifying earthquake, Sano Ichirō races to solve a crime that could bring down the shogun's regime

When a massive...


The Formula for Murder

Nellie Bly #3

by Carol McCleary

The world’s most famous reporter, the intrepid Nellie Bly, hunts down a murderer in Carol McCleary’s The Formula for Murder.

 History, mystery, murder, and mad science accompany plucky Victorian newspaper...


Children of Wrath

Willi Kraus #2

by Paul Grossman

Willi Kraus, the celebrated WWI and detective, returns in this prequel story about how he became the most famous Jewish Detective in Germany in the days of the Weimar Republic In Paul Grossman's Children...


Dying in the Wool

Kate Shackleton #1

by Frances Brody

“Well-plotted and atmospheric… Kate Shackleton joins Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs.”  --Literary Review

Take one quiet Yorkshire village

Bridgestead is a peaceful spot: a babbling brook, rolling...


A Crimson Warning

Lady Emily #6

by Tasha Alexander

Secrets prove deadly in this new novel from Tasha Alexander featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves. Some very prominent people in London are waking up to find their doorsteps smeared with red paint, the precursor to...


The Illusion of Murder

Nellie Bly #2

by Carol McCleary

History, mystery, murder and magic accompany Nellie Bly – Victorian Age detective, reporter, and feminist – as she takes up a challenge by Jules Verne to beat the eighty days it took his fictional hero Phileas...


Messenger of Truth

Maisie Dobbs #4

by Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs investigates the mysterious death of a controversial artist--and World War I veteran--in the fourth entry in the bestselling series

London, 1931. The night before an exhibition of his artwork opens...


Sick of Shadows

Edwardian Murder Mystery #3

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

Captain Harry Cathcart and Lady Rose Summer have entered into an engagement of convenience-convenient for Rose, who wants to avoid being sent to India with all the other failed debutantes. Despite her considerable...


The Last Illusion

Molly Murphy #9

by Rhys Bowen

Irish immigrant and PI Molly Murphy is thrilled to have a ticket to the theater to see a trio of illusionists that are all the rage. Indeed, headlining is Harry Houdini, the most sensational of them all;...


Dangerous to Know

Lady Emily #5

by Tasha Alexander

Set in the lush countryside of Normandy, France, this new novel of suspense featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves is filled with intrigue, romance, mysterious deaths, and madness.

Returning from her honeymoon with...


An Incomplete Revenge

Maisie Dobbs #5

by Jacqueline Winspear

In her fifth outing, Maisie Dobbs, the extraordinary Psychologist and Investigator, delves into a strange series of crimes in a small rural community

 

With the country in the grip of economic malaise, and worried...


Fall of a Philanderer

Daisy Dalrymple #14

by Carola Dunn

In the summer of 1924, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher is off on a summer holiday by the sea with her step-daughter Belinda and Belinda's chum Deva, and her husband, Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher...


The Bloody Tower

Daisy Dalrymple #16

by Carola Dunn

In early 1925, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, recent mother of twins, resumes her journalistic career by agreeing to write a piece about the Tower of London - the Bloody Tower - for an American magazine....


Island of Bones: A Novel

Crowther and Westerman #3

by Imogen Robertson

The third novel in the critically acclaimed Westerman and Crowther historical mystery series reveals the dark secrets of Crowther's past

England, 1783. For years, reclusive anatomist Gabriel Crowther has pursued...


Dead in the Dog

by Bernard Knight

A fifties murders mystery set in Malaya from author of the 'Crowner John' books. - Arriving in Singapore, newly-qualified pathologist Tom Howden is still questioning his decision to sign on for three years in...


Wolf Hunt

by Armand Cabasson & Isabel Reid

In1809, the forces of Napoleon’s Grande Armée are in Austria. For young Lieutenant Lukas Relmyer, it is hard to return to the place where he and fellow orphan Franz, were kidnapped four years previously....


Fete Worse Than Death

by Dolores Gordon-Smith

It's 1922 and Jack Haldean, young crime writer and former Royal Flying Corps pilot, is enjoying the local fete on a beautiful summer's day in rural Sussex. But then Jack's fellow officer, Jeremy Boscombe, is...


The Cutting Season

by Attica Locke

In Black Water Rising, Attica Locke delivered one of the most stunning and sure-handed fiction debuts in recent memory, garnering effusive critical praise, several award nominations, and passionate reader response....


The Name of the Rose

by Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Etranger awards.


The Hangman's Daughter

by Oliver Pötzsch & Lee Chadeayne

Set in the mid-1600s in the Bavarian town of Schongau, a hangman, Jakob Kuisl, is asked to find out whether an ominous tattoo found on a dying boy means that witchcraft has come to town.