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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...

A Bitter Truth

Bess Crawford #3

by Charles Todd

Trying to help a woman in distress, World War I nurse and accidental sleuth Bess Crawford learns that no good deed goes unpunished

When battlefield nurse Bess Crawford returns from France for a well-earned Christmas...

The Determined Bachelor: A Regency Classic

by Judith Harkness


Anne Calder was a headstrong young woman bent on earning her own living as novelist, preferably in London. Before she could follow her first successful book with a second, however, Anne...

Murder and Mendelssohn: A Phryne Fisher Mystery

by Kerry Greenwood

To the accompaniment of heavenly choirs singing, the fearless Miss Phryne Fisher returns in her 20th adventure with musical score in hand. _x000D_ An orchestral conductor has been found dead and Detective Inspector...

Death Comes to Pemberley

by P.D. James

A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional...

Lady Charlotte's Ruse: A Regency Classic

by Judith Harkness

Lady Charlotte is the happiest of young ladies as she awaits her beloved Gerald Kirkland, the dashing young man who is also, seemingly, devoted to her. Then, suddenly and without warning, Gerald disappears to...

Conspiracy of Silence: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #1

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...


Matthew Shardlake #1

by C. Sansom

From the bestselling author of Winter in Madrid and Dominion comes the exciting and elegantly written first novel in the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series

Dissolution is an utterly riveting portrayal...

The Tale of Applebeck Orchard

The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter #6

by Susan Albert

After his haystack was torched, Mr. Harmsworth barricaded a common path through his orchard. But witnesses-both human and animal-claim a ghost perpetrated the deed. And the ghost has a message that Miss Potter...

A Duty to the Dead

Bess Crawford #1

by Charles Todd

From the brilliantly imaginative New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd comes an unforgettable new character in an exceptional new series

England, 1916. Independent-minded Bess Crawford's upbringing is...

Jane and the Man of the Cloth: Being the Second Jane Austen Mystery

Jane Austen #2

by Stephanie Barron

For everyone who loves Jane Austen...the second tantalizing mystery in a new series that transforms the beloved author into a dazzling sleuth!

Jane and her family are looking forward to a peaceful holiday in...

The Serpent on the Crown

Amelia Peabody #17

by Elizabeth Peters

Once again the incomparable New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Elizabeth Peters, brings an exotic world of adventure, intrigue, and danger to vivid life, in a tale as exciting, mysterious, and powerful...

The Jester

by James Patterson & John Preston

Hugh De Luc returns from the Crusades to discover that his terrifying nightmare has just begun. Merciless killers have slain his young son, kidnapped his wife, Sophie, and destroyed his town in their search...

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...

Murder at the Breakers

by Alyssa Maxwell

As the nineteenth century comes to a close, the illustrious Vanderbilt family dominates Newport, Rhode Island, high society. But when murder darkens a glittering affair at the Vanderbilt summer home, reporter...

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...

Virgin Territory (A Claudia Seferius Mystery #2)

by Marilyn Todd

It just wasn't fair. When you marry a man for his money, you expect him to leave you a shining pile of gold pieces. Not a crummy old wine business. How was the new young widow Claudia going to pay off her gambling...

Dark Fire

Matthew Shardlake #2

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...

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....