Mystery & Detective / Historical

Best Selling / Page 20

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Historical

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (1280)

French (21)

German (24)

Spanish (142)

Italian (159)

 

Protection

All (1280)

DRM Free (148)

DRM (1106)

More options

Midnight Fires: A Mystery with Mary Wollstonecraft

by Nancy Means Wright

Mitchelstown Castle in County Cork, seat of the notorious Anglo-Irish Kingsborough family, fairly hums with intrigue. In 1786 the new young governess, Mary Wollstonecraft, witnesses a stabbing when she attends...


Parthian Shot

by David Wishart

If there is one thing Marcus Corvinus hates more than doing the household accounts, it is politics. So when he is interrupted in the former to get involved in the latter, he is not best pleased. His brief is...


White Murder

by David Wishart

When Pegasus, racing mega-star and lead driver of the Whites faction, is found stabbed to death in the alleyway beside a wineshop, Marcus Corvinus is already on site. The local District Watch - crooked to a...


Illegally Dead

by David Wishart

When Corvinus receives a letter, with a tantalising PS, from his adopted daughter, Marilla, mentioning there might have been a murder, he hot-foots it to Castrimoenium at once. Not that everyone agrees that...


A Vote For Murder

by David Wishart

It?s a funny thing about holidays in the country, but after only a few days away you feel as if you've been out of circulation for a month' . . . Marcus Corvinus' break in the Alban Hills is interrupted by the...


The Body in the Thames: Chaloner's Sixth Exploit in Restoration London

Thomas Chaloner #6

by Susanna Gregory

In the dilapidated surroundings of the Savoy, a delegation from the government in the Netherlands is gathered in a last ditch attempt to secure peace between the two countries. Thomas Chaloner, active in Holland...


The Butcher Of Smithfield

Thomas Chaloner #3

by Susanna Gregory

Thomas Chaloner, just returned from a clandestine excursion to Spain and Portugal on behalf of the Queen, finds London dank and grey under leaden skies. He finds many things changed, including the Government...


A Conspiracy Of Violence

Thomas Chaloner #1

by Susanna Gregory

The dour days of Cromwell are over. Charles II is well established at White Hall Palace, his mistress at hand in rooms over the Holbein bridge, the heads of some of the regicides on public display. London seethes...


The Englishman's Cameo

by Madhulika LIDDLE

A poisoned paan, a non-government issue arrow and the cameo of a mysterious Englishman...Muzaffar Jang is that rare creature in Mughal Emperor Shahjahan?s Dilli ? an aristocrat with friends in low places. One...


Death in St James's Park

Thomas Chaloner #8

by Susanna Gregory

Five years after Charles II's triumphant return to London there is growing mistrust of his extravagant court and of corruption among his officials - and when a cart laden with gunpowder explodes outside the...


Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson

by Lyndsay Faye

From the gritty streets of nineteenth century London, the loyal and courageous Dr. Watson offers a tale unearthed after generations of lore: the harrowing story of Sherlock Holmes's attempt to hunt down Jack...


The Past Master

by Kenneth Cameron

Denton and Henry James, though they had met on a number of occasions on the London literary scene, would seem to have little in common either as men or writers. But when a Florentine box is stolen from James's...


The Backward Boy

by Kenneth Cameron

When Denton is persuaded to take on the case of a woman whose husband is the chief suspect in a murder investigation, it is only with the greatest reluctance. If the police don't have enough evidence to charge...


The Haunted Martyr

by Kenneth Cameron

The HAUNTED MARTYR plunges the American novelist Denton into the world of turn-of-the-century spiritualism, most of which is sham but which includes some very real death. It is the winter of 1902 to 1903. Denton...


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...


The Westminster Poisoner

Thomas Chaloner #4

by Susanna Gregory

Christopher Vine, a Treasury clerk working in solitary piety in the Painted Chamber of the Palace of Westminster, is not alone. A killer waits in the draughty hall to ensure Vine will not live to see in the...


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...