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Snow White Red-Handed

by Maia Chance

Miss Ophelia Flax is a Victorian actress who knows all about making quick changes and even quicker exits. But to solve a fairy-tale crime in the haunted Black Forest, she'll need more than a bit of charm...

1867:...


Death Comes to London

by Catherine Lloyd

A season in London promises a welcome change of pace for two friends from the village of Kurland St. Mary-until murder makes a debut...

With the reluctant blessings of their father, the rector of Kurland St....


The Laws of Murder

Charles Lenox #8

by Charles Finch

It’s 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London’s leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection.  With high hopes he and...


Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes: Two Victorian Holiday Mysteries: A Christmas Homecoming and A Christmas Garland

by Anne Perry

’Tis the season for a pair of Christmas novels that add a dash of murder to the Yuletide spirit.

 

“Perry’s Victorian-era holiday mysteries [are] an annual treat.”The Wall Street Journal

 

A CHRISTMAS...


A New York Christmas: A Novel

Christmas Stories #12

by Anne Perry

Anne Perry’s new Christmas novel is an irresistible tale of love, betrayal, greed, murder, and selfless devotion. For the first time, Perry’s annual yuletide offering is set in New York City—a sparkling...


Crimson Angel: A Benjamin January historical mystery

by Barbara Hambly

1838. When Jefferson Vitrack - the white half-brother of Benjamin January's wife - claims to have found the whereabouts of the family's lost treasure, January refuses to help look for it. For the treasure lies...


Gods of Gold: A new police procedural series set in late nineteenth century Leeds

by Chris Nickson

June, 1890. The gas workers are on strike and Leeds is close to breaking point. Detective Inspector Tom Harper is more concerned with the disappearance of 8-year-old Martha Parkinson. Then he discovers that...


The Firebird's Feather

by Marjorie Eccles

May 1911. When Lydia Challoner is shot dead while out riding in Hyde Park, her 18-year-old daughter Kitty determines to find out the truth about her murder. Kitty is about to discover that there was so much...


Murder at the Chase: A locked room mystery set in 1950s England

by Eric Brown

July, 1955. Fellow writer Alastair Endicott has requested Donald Langham's help in discovering what happened to his father Edward, who has disappeared without trace from inside his locked study. The elder Endicott...


Dark Horse (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #8)

by Marilyn Todd

The demon stirred. Its sleep had been long, but in its sleep it grew restless. It had smelled the blood of its past in its dreams. Now it wanted to taste it. When Claudia is caught doping racehorses, an island...


The Lodger

by Marie Belloc Lowndes

"One of the best suspense novels ever written." — The New York Times

"This is a beautifully wrought novel of psychological suspense that should have a place on any mystery buff's shelf of classics." — Chicago...


The Duke's Agent

by Rebecca Jenkins

Raif Jarrett has returned from battle, and is seeking a quiet life as agent to the Duke of Penrith. So when he is sent to the Durham town of Woolbridge to settle the affairs of one of the Duke's tenants following...


Whited Sepulchres: A Mediaeval Mystery

by C B Hanley

1217: Edwin Weaver has returned to Conisbrough from his blood-soaked adventure in Lincoln, but he has no change to rest: preparations are underway for a noble wedding and the earl's sisters and their families...


The Black Hand: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel

Barker & Llewelyn #5

by Will Thomas

When an Italian assassin's body is found floating in a barrel in Victorian London's East End, enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant Thomas Llewelyn are called in to investigate. Soon corpses begin to...


Long Time Coming: A Novel

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2011

by Robert Goddard

A classic thriller with Goddard's trademark plot twists.

In Antwerp in 1939, a Jewish diamond trader flees Nazi Europe, leaving his priceless collection of Picasso paintings and diamonds with a friend who takes...


The Phantom of Rue Royale: The Nicolas Le Floch Investigations

by Jean-François Parot & Howard Curtis

Paris is in mourning. At the fireworks display marking the Dauphin's marriage to Marie Antoinette, hundreds of people have been injured or crushed to death. Yet not all the victims died accidentally...This tragic...


Heresy

Giordano Bruno #1

by S.J. Parris

Masterfully blending true events with fiction, this blockbuster historical thriller delivers a page-turning murder mystery set on the sixteenth-century Oxford University campus.

Giordano Bruno was a monk, poet,...


The Poisonous Seed: A Frances Doughty Mystery

by Linda Stratmann

When a customer of William Doughty's chemist shop dies of strychnine poisoning after drinking medicine he dispensed, William is blamed, and the family faces ruin. William's daughter, nineteen year old Frances,...


The Devil's Mask

by Christopher Wakling

The Georgian terraces are rising. In the aftermath of the abolition of the slave trade, the port of Bristol is awash with the commercial gains of the Empire. But in the midst of all the grand building projects...


Cattle Kate

by Jana Bommersbach

Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it "range land justice" when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy...