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Hoare and the Headless Captains

by Wilder Perkins

The second of a series of historical mysteries featuring Batholomeu Hoare, officer in His Majesty's Royal Navy during the reign of George III. Hoare is charged with finding the murderer of his Majesty's captains...


Red Chrysanthemum

Sano Ichiro #11

by Laura Joh Rowland

July 1698. Sano Ichiro, the samurai detective who has risen to become the shogun's second-in-command, is investigating rumors of a plot to overthrow the ruling regime. When the investigation brings Sano's deputy...


Not Quite Dead

by John MacLachlan Gray

On a rust-bucket cargo ship bound from Liverpool to the United States in 1848, an Irish stowaway named Devlin steals a suspicious package after witnessing it changing hands between two sea captains. All he finds...


Rendezvous at Kamakura Inn

by Marshall Browne

Detective Inspector Hideo Aoki learns that his case against ex-Governor Tamaki—one that he has been building for months— has been dismantled. Rattled by this directive, his life begins to spiral out of control,...


Requiem in Vienna

Viennese Mysteries #2

by J. Sydney Jones

"What Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did for Victorian London and Caleb Carr did for old New York, Sydney Jones does for historic Vienna."

Karen Harper, New York Times bestselling author of the Queen Elizabeth I...


Jester Leaps In

Fools' Guild #2

by Alan Gordon

In 13th century Europe, political turmoil is the order of the day and the Fool's Guild and its agents - jesters, jugglers, and knaves to a man - works behind the scenes to manipulate events, trying to maintain...


The Yard Dog

Hook Runyon #1

by Sheldon Russell

The Yard Dog takes place near the close of World War II, when a large number of Nazi POWs were incarcerated in camps scattered across the prairies of the United States. 

At Waynoka Divisional Point, near POW...


In a Gilded Cage

Molly Murphy #8

by Rhys Bowen

Irish immigrant Molly Murphy and her New York City P.I. business are in the midst of a sweeping influenza epidemic and a fight for women’s suffrage that lands her in jail. Her betrothed, Police Captain Daniel...


The Tulip Virus

by Danielle Hermans

A gripping debut mystery set in contemporary London with roots in 17th century Holland and the mysterious tulip trade In 1636 Alkmaar, Holland, Wouter Winckel’s brutally slaughtered body is found in the barroom...


The Anatomist's Wife

Lady Darby Mysteries #1

by Anna Lee Huber

Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London...


City of Silver

by Annamaria Alfieri

In Potosí, the richest city in the Western Hemisphere, Inez de la Morada, the bewitching, cherished daughter of the rich and powerful Mayor, mysteriously dies at the convent of Santa Isabella de los Santos...


The Drifter's Wheel

Fever Devilin #5

by Phillip Depoy

"DePoy, a folklorist, excels at providing local color and creating complex characters. The story unfolds slowly and lyrically, giving readers a sense of small-town Appalachian atmosphere." –Booklist on A Minister’s...


Damnation Falls

Barry Best British Novel 2008

by Edward Wright

Randall Wilkes, his big-city journalism career in ruins, has returned after twenty years to Pilgrim’s Rest, the Tennessee hill town where he grew up. He has taken on a lucrative but low-prestige writing job...


Scandal on Rincon Hill

Sarah Woolson #4

by Shirley Tallman

“Bringing Victorian San Francisco to colorful life, Tallman offers an entertaining mystery…will appeal to fans of Anne Perry and Rhys Bowen.” —Library Journal

A body is found just blocks from attorney...


The Cliff House Strangler

Sarah Woolson #3

by Shirley Tallman

Nineteenth-century attorney Sarah Woolson is still trying to get her life together. Against her family's wishes, she opens her own San Francisco law firm, only to find that clients---paying clients, that is---are...


The Empty Mirror

Viennese Mysteries #1

by J. Sydney Jones

The summer of 1898 finds Austria terrorized by a killer who the press calls “Vienna’s Jack the Ripper.” Four bodies have already been found, but when the painter Gustav Klimt’s female model becomes the...


Badger's Moon

Sister Fidelma #13

by Peter Tremayne

In October of 667 A.D., Fidelma of Cashel - sister to the one of kings of Ireland, a religieuse of the Celtic Church, and an advocate of the Brehon courts - is struggling with her most challenging role yet,...


The Ft. Larned Incident

by Mardi Oakley Medawar

In 1868, following the signing of the Medicine Lodge Treaty, things are not going well for the Kiowa. Their promised lands went to another tribe, their promised goods have not arrived, and the bored and tense...


The Mystery of a Hansom Cab: Tie-In Edition

by Fergus Hume

Fergus Hume's sensational novel The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is Australia's original blockbuster and international best-selling crime novel. First published in 1886, it was an overnight sensation, selling hundreds...


The Thirteenth Apostle

by Michel Benoit

When his friend Father Andréi is killed on a train en route to the Vatican, Father Nil, a Benedictine who teaches the Gospel of St. John to novices, decides to conduct his own investigation. The dead priest...