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Jumping the Cracks

by Victoria Blake

Oxford: the city of dreaming spires and lofty knowledge. Or so they say. But for private investigator Sam Falconer, it seems to be a place of sin and secrets. And Sam's better placed than most to know - she...


Bloody Winter: A Pyke Mystery

by Andrew Pepper

The body of a vagrant is discovered in a ditch in County Tipperary. Knox, a young Irish policeman with divided loyalties is told that the landowner wants the case dealt with swiftly and quietly. However, when...


Dangerous Games

by Sally Spencer

When Terry Pugh's headless body is found floating in the canal, DCI Woodend at first believes that Pugh had merely miscalculated the amount of rope he needed to hang himself. But why would Pugh commit suicide...


Fatal Quest

by Sally Spencer

"You should have worked out by now that nobody wants this case solved!" These words, delivered by Eddie, a Liverpool thug brought down to London especially to put the frighteners on him, send a shiver down newly-promoted...


Dying Fall

by Sally Spencer

A charred body is discovered in an abandoned cotton mill, and the crime scene presents DCI Woodend and his team with many questions, but very few answers.Who would want to murder a harmless old tramp, a man...


Death Watch

by Sally Spencer

Angela Jackson, a young girl abducted from Whitebridge Corporation Park, has been missing for over twenty-four hours and, in the opinion of Dr Stevenson, the psychiatrist who Woodend turns to for advice, her...


Bedlam: The Further Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte

The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Brontë #2

by Laura Joh Rowland

Following the notable debut of The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Brontë, beloved author Laura Joh Rowland offers her legions of fans the next installment in the Charlotte Brontë mystery series? with more...


India Black

Madam of Espionage Mysteries #1

by Carol K. Carr

Read India Black's blog and other content on the Penguin Community.

When Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office dies from a heart attack while visiting her brothel, Madam India Black is unexpectedly thrust...


The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock Vs. Dracula

by Titan Books

After a mysterious schooner runs aground in an English harbor with no human passengers -- only the dead captain, drained of blood -- a series of bizarre nocturnal crimes takes place in London. It can only be...


The Devil's Breath

by Tessa Harris

Eighteenth-century anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone travels to the English countryside to unravel a tangled web of mystery, medicine, and murder-in this captivating new novel from Tessa Harris...

A man staggers...


Blind Landing: Sydney to London dead stop

by Tony Blackman

Blind Landing is a detective mystery aviation thriller about the latest super jumbo aircraft that crashes at London Airport after a non-stop flight from Sydney. The story is woven around an aviation expert,...


Letters From a Murderer: The First Jameson & Argenti Investigation

by John Mathews

New York, 1891: a rapidly changing city, torn between lamplight and electric light, where the burgeoning steel and railway industries attract a flood of humanity from every corner of the globe, fuelling cut-throat...


The Crooked Spire

by Chris Nickson

1361: Orphaned by the Black Death, all John possesses are the tools that belonged to his father, a carpenter, and an uncanny ability to work wood. His travels bring him to Chesterfield, where he finds work erecting...


What Angels Fear

Sebastian St. Cyr #1

by C.S. Harris

It's 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III's England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster...


The Spook Lights Affair

Carpenter and Quincannon #2

by Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini

In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don’t commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter.  But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a...


Cassandra: A Delphic Women Mystery

by Kerry Greenwood

From Mount Olympus, Aphrodite, the goddess of love, yawned. Even perfection can be tedious. "My Lord," she called to Apollo, "Sun God and brother. Let us play a game with mortals-my power against yours." And...


Triptych

by Margit Liesche

Triptych paints parallel portraits of two sets of mothers and daughters caught up in the brutalities of the Hungarian revolution. The story shifts from 1956 Budapest to 1986 Chicago and Budapest, illuminating...


Capacity for Murder: A Professor Bradshaw Mystery

by Bernadette Pajer

At the dawn of the 20th century, Healing Sands Sanitarium, southwest of Seattle, Washington, sits on the sandy doorstep of the Pacific Ocean. Famed for its restorative rest cures, fermented diets, and Dr. Hornsby's...


Medea: A Delphic Woman Novel

by Kerry Greenwood

We know Medea killed her children.... Or do we? In Medea, the first novel in her Delphic Woman series, Kerry Greenwood breathes fresh life into the age of heroes and rescues a woman wronged by ancient playwrights...


Where Shadows Dance

Sebastian St. Cyr #6

by C.S. Harris

The “rich period detail [and] riveting action”* C.S. Harris delivers in her Sebastian St. Cyr mystery series reaches new heights as the aristocratic sleuth navigates dangerous political waters to bring a...