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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...


An Impartial Witness

Bess Crawford #2

by Charles Todd

World War I nurse Bess Crawford, introduced in A Duty to the Dead, returns in an exciting new mystery in which a murder draws her inexorably into the sights of a cunning killer

It is the early summer of 1917....


The Mapping of Love and Death

Maisie Dobbs #7

by Jacqueline Winspear

In the latest mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death—an investigation that leads her to a long-hidden affair between a young cartographer...


The Crediton Killings

Knights Templar #4

by Michael Jecks

The Knights Templar

They were warrior monks, dedicated to the protection of pilgrims in the Holy Land—until an avaricious king who wanted their wealth savagely destroyed the order. One knight, however, escaped...


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....


A Murder at Rosamund's Gate

Lucy Campion #1

by Susanna Calkins

For Lucy Campion, a seventeenth-century English chambermaid serving in the household of the local magistrate, life is an endless repetition of polishing pewter, emptying chamber pots, and dealing with other...


Jane and the Stillroom Maid: Being the Fifth Jane Austen Mystery

Jane Austen #5

by Stephanie Barron

Jane Austen as sleuth continues to delight in her latest adventure (after Jane and the Genius of the Place), which sheds new light on the author's travels in 1806. While enjoying a ramble in the Derbyshire hills...


Graveyard Dust: A Novel of Suspense

The Benjamin January Mysteries #3

by Barbara Hambly

Bestselling author Barbara Hambly's A Free Man of Color and Fever Season established Benjamin January as one of mystery's most exciting heroes. Now he returns in a powerful new novel, a sensual mosaic of old...


A Broken Vessel

Julian Kestrel #2

by Kate Ross

Julian Kestrel, the dandy detective of Regency London, is most decidedly a man of the world and, through his valet, Dipper, reformed Cockney pickpocket, is not without ties to the underworld. One such connection...


A Medal for Murder

Kate Shackleton #2

by Frances Brody

"Kate Shackleton joins Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs… They make excellent heroines." --Literary Review

Frances Brody's "refreshingly complex heroine" (Kirkus Reviews), picks up a case that takes her to...


The Straw Men

by Paul Doherty

"Medieval mystery fans have cause for rejoicing with the return of Brother Athelstan" Booklist on Bloodstone|January, 1381. Guests of the Regent, John of Gaunt, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston have been...


Marbeck and the Double Dealer

by John Pilkington

From the author of the successful Thomas the Falconer mysteries comes a new historical series featuring Elizabethan intelligencer Martin Marbeck . . .|1600: a new century dawns. War with Spain has dragged on...


Crowner's Crusade: A Crowner John Medieval Mystery

by Bernard Knight

How a humble Devon knight became a king's coroner: the thrilling prequel to the perennially popular Crowner John medieval mystery series.1192. Returning from the Holy Land at the end of the Third Crusade with...


Frankie's Letter

by Dolores Gordon-Smith

A thrilling World War One spy story from the author of the acclaimed Jack Haldean series."There's a spy in England. Frankie's letter. Read Frankie's letter . . ." The last words said by a dying man to Anthony...


Roma

by Steven Saylor

Spanning a thousand years, and following the shifting fortunes of two families though the ages, this is the epic saga of Rome, the city and its people.

Weaving history, legend, and new archaeological discoveries...


Hasty Death

Edwardian Murder Mystery #2

by M. C. Beaton

Eager to join the working classes, Lady Rose Summer has abandoned the comforts of her parents' home to become self-supporting. But life as a working woman isn't quite what Rose had imagined---long hours as a...


Death in the Floating City

Lady Emily #7

by Tasha Alexander

The Huffington Post calls Tears of Pearl author Tasha Alexander "one to watch--and read" and her new Lady Emily mystery set in Venice proves it!

Years ago, Emily's childhood nemesis, Emma Callum, scandalized...


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 Ichiro races to solve a crime that could bring down the shogun's regime

When a massive earthquake...


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 reporter...


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 of Wrath...