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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...

Blood From a Stone

by Dolores Gordon-Smith

When Mrs Paxton, related to the aristocratic Leigh family of Sussex, is found poisoned in her bedroom one morning, fingers point towards her artist nephew Terence Napier, seen leaving the house earlier that...

Best Kept Secret

The Clifton Chronicles #3

by Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer's mesmerizing saga of the Clifton and Barrington families continues...

1945, London. The vote in the House of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has ended in a tie. The...

A Question of Honor

Bess Crawford #5

Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel 2013

by Charles Todd

In the latest mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd, World War I nurse and amateur sleuth Bess Crawford investigates an old murder that occurred during her childhood in India, a search...

December's Thorn

Fever Devilin #7

by Phillip Depoy

"December's thorn, cruelest in the wood, Will give no rose, but still draw blood" --Traditional

Fever Devilin is an academic with a complicated past and an unusual view of the world. A folklorist by training,...

Among the Mad

Maisie Dobbs #6

by Jacqueline Winspear

In the thrilling new novel by the New York Times bestselling author of An Incomplete Revenge, Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scale

It's Christmas Eve 1931. On the...

Snobbery with Violence

Edwardian Murder Mystery #1

by M.C. Beaton & M. C. Beaton

When a marriage proposal appears imminent for the beautiful -- if rebellious -- Lady Rose Summer, her father wants to know if her suitor's intentions are honorable. He calls on Captain Harry Cathcart, the impoverished...

The Game

Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes #7

by Laurie R. King

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Laurie R. King's Garment of Shadows.

It’s only the second day of 1924, but Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, find themselves embroiled in intrigue....

Bloodstone: A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery 11

by Paul Doherty

An intriguing new Brother Athelstan historical mystery - December, 1380. When the corpse of Sir Robert Kilverby is discovered in a locked room, Brother Athelstan accompanies the King's coroner to investigate....

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...

Assassin's Riddle: A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery 7

by Paul Doherty

It's the summer of 1380 and the corpse of Edwin Chapler, clerk of the Office of the Green Wax of the Chancery, has been pulled from the Thames: Chapler has drowned, but not before he received a vicious blow...

Justice Hall

Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes #6

by Laurie R. King

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Laurie R. King's Pirate King.

Only hours after Holmes and Russell return from solving one murky riddle on the moor, another knocks on their front door...literally....

Earthly Delights

Corinna Chapman #1

by Kerry Greenwood

Corinna Chapman was once a high profile accountant and banker. That is until she walked out on the money market and her dismissive and unpleasant husband James, threw aside her briefcase, and doffed her kitten...

Grounds for Appeal

by Bernard Knight

The third in the Dr Richard Pryor forensic mystery series from author of the 'Crowner John' books - Home Office pathologist Doctor Richard Pryor is pleased when forensic biologist Angela Bray is able to return...

Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

by Neil Gaiman

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night. . . .

In a Hugo Award–winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder...

Farriers' Lane

Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #13

by Anne Perry

BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Anne Perry's Treason at Lisson Grove and Execution Dock.

When the distinguished Mr. Justice Stafford dies of opium poisoning, his shocking demise resurrects one of the...

The Book of Fires: A Medieval mystery

by Paul Doherty

February, 1381. Brother Athelstan has been ordered to track down a ruthless killer known as the Fire Bringer. He appears to be targeting all involved in the recent trial and conviction of the beautiful Lady...

Murder at Marble House

by Alyssa Maxwell

With the dawn of the twentieth century on the horizon, the fortunes of the venerable Vanderbilt family still shine brightly in the glittering high society of Newport, Rhode Island. But when a potential scandal...

Out of the Dawn Light

Aelf Fen mysteries #1

by Alys Clare

A brand new medieval mystery from the author of the Hawkenlye series - England, 1087. On her sister's wedding day, Lassair meets an attractive and enigmatic stranger who brings a breath of the fascinating outside...

The Tinner's Corpse

by Bernard Knight

A Crowner John medieval mystery set in 12th century Devon, England

When Crowner John is summoned to the bleak Devonshire moors to investigate the murder of a tin miner, he has little idea how difficult this new...