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Poison

The Poisoner Mysteries #1

by Sara Poole

In the simmering hot summer of 1492, a monstrous evil is stirring within the Eternal City of Rome. The brutal murder of an alchemist sets off a desperate race to uncover the plot that threatens to extinguish...


In Like Flynn

Molly Murphy #4

by Rhys Bowen

Fledgling private investigator Molly Murphy's latest assignment gives her the opportunity to escape the typhoid epidemic sweeping across New York City in the summer of 1902 for the lush Hudson River Valley....


SPQR XII: Oracle of the Dead

SPQR #12

by John Maddox Roberts

Decius Caecilius Metellus, this year's magistrate for cases involving foreigners, is living the good life in southern Italy, happy to be away from Rome, a city suffering war jitters over Caesar's impending actions....


The Killing Way

The Arthurian Mysteries #1

by Tony Hays

It is the time of Arthur, but this is not his storied epic. Arthur is a young and powerful warrior who some would say stands on the brink of legend. Britain’s leaders have come to elect a new supreme king,...


The Cloud Pavilion

Sano Ichiro #14

by Laura Joh Rowland

Japan, 1701. A woman is brutally attacked within a bamboo prison as clouds swirl around her head. Meanwhile, at Edo Castle, samurai detective turned chamberlain Sano Ichiro is suspicious of his old rival, Yanagisawa,...


Victory Square

Ruthenia Quintet #5

by Olen Steinhauer

The revolutionary politics and chaotic history of life inside Olen Steinhauer's fictionalized Eastern European country have made his literary crime series, with its two Edgar Award nominations along with other...


A Letter of Mary

Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes #3

by Laurie R. King

The third book in the Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes series.

 

It is 1923. Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the retired Sherlock Holmes, are enjoying the summer together on their Sussex estate when they are...


The Moor

Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes #4

by Laurie R. King

In the eerie wasteland of Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes summons his devoted wife and partner, Mary Russell, from her studies at Oxford to aid the investigation of a death and some disturbing phenomena of a decidedly...


The Pericles Commission

The Athenian Mysteries #1

by Gary Corby

Nicolaos walks the mean streets of Classical Athens as an agent for the promising young politician Pericles. His mission is to find the assassin of the statesman Ephialtes, the man who brought democracy to Athens...


A Monstrous Regiment of Women

Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes #2

by Laurie R. King

Winner of the Nero Wolfe Award

 

It is 1921 and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's brilliant apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a degree in theology--is on the verge of acquiring a sizable inheritance. Independent...


The Insane Train

Hook Runyon #2

by Sheldon Russell

After a devastating fire at an insane asylum in California, Hook Runyon has been put in charge of security for a train that is to transport the survivors, alongside the head of the asylum, Dr. Baldwin, the attending...


The Confession

Ruthenia Quintet #2

by Olen Steinhauer

Eastern Europe, 1956: Comrade Inspector Ferenc Kolyeszar, who is a proletariat writer in addition to his job as a state militia homicide detective, is a man on the brink. Estranged from his wife, whom he believes...


A Mist of Prophecies

Novels of Ancient Rome #9

by Steven Saylor

During the Roman Civil War, as the forces of Pompey and Julius Caesar fight a series of battles in the provinces over control of the Republic, Rome itself is a hotbed of intrigue as those left behind wait for...


Elegy for April

Quirke #3

by Benjamin Black

Quirke—the hard-drinking, insatiably curious Dublin pathologist—is back, and he's determined to find his daughter's best friend, a well-connected young doctor

April Latimer has vanished. A junior doctor at...


The Janissary Tree

Yashim the Eunuch #1

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best novel 2007

by Jason Goodwin

Be on the lookout for Investigator Yashim’s next adventure, AN EVIL EYE, on sale March 29th! When Jason Goodwin explored the Ottoman Empire in Lords of the Horizons, The New York Times Book Review hailed...


The Matters at Mansfield

Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Mysteries #4

by Carrie Bebris

Jane Austen meets Anne Perry in a historical mystery series featuring the hero and heroine from Pride and Prejudice

Following the birth of their first child, Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy are looking forward...


SPQR XIII: The Year of Confusion

SPQR #13

by John Maddox Roberts

“Readers looking for a crafty and entertaining journey to the past won’t be disappointed.” —Publishers Weekly on SPQR XI: Under Vesuvius Caius Julius Caesar, now Dictator of Rome, has decided to revise...


The House of the Vestals

Novels of Ancient Rome #6

by Steven Saylor

It is Ancient Rome, and Gordianus the Finder has a knack for finding trouble. Stalking about the city's twisting trails looking for clues and finding bodies, Gordianus has had his share of misadventure with...


Murder on Nob Hill

Sarah Woolson #1

by Shirley Tallman

The year is 1880, the place San Francisco. Intelligent, outspoken Sarah Woolson is a young woman with a goal and the fortitude to achieve it. She has always dreamed of becoming a lawyer. The trouble is, everyone...


City of Dreams

Peter Fallon #4

by William Martin

“Can I interest you in saving America?”

That’s the text message Peter Fallon receives from a Wall Street bigwig.  It’s not a challenge he can turn down, especially since the country is in the midst...