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Hippopotamus Pool

by Elizabeth Peters

Is the Hippopotamus Pool a legend? Or Amelia's nemesis!

A masked stranger offers to reveal an Egyptian queens' lost tomb - and Amelia Peabody and her irascible archaeologist husband Emerson are intrigued, to...


Sweet Sorrow

Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne #10

by David Roberts

August 1939, the last hot days of a perfect English summer -- war is now certain, this week, next week . . . soon. Lord Edward Corinth, newly married, is determined to spend these last days of peace quietly...


Sweet Poison

Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne #1

by David Roberts

It is August 1935 and the Duke of Mersham is hosting one of his influential parties, bringing together public figures interested in improving Anglo-German relations. One of his guests is General Sir Alistair...


Something Wicked

Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne #8

by David Roberts

Lord Edward Corinth's fiance, Verity Browne, returns from Prague with suspected tuberculosis. The only cure for TB in 1938 is rest and a healthy diet so she goes to a private clinic in Henley-on- Thames run...


No More Dying

Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne #9

by David Roberts

In February 1939 it is clear that Britain will soon be at war and will depend on Winston Churchill's leadership. But MI5 learns that an enemy agent has been dispatched to assassinate Churchill. Lord Edward Corinth...


Hollow Crown

Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne #3

by David Roberts

It is October 1936. Lord Edward Corinth is invited by his friend Joe Weaver, the press lord and close friend of the British royal family, to recover certain letters stolen from the king's intimate friend Wallis...


Goodnight Sweet Prince

Lord Francis Powerscourt #1

by David Dickinson

Mystery surrounds the death of Queen Victoria's grandson England, 1892.

Victoria, Queen and Empress, is in the 54th year of her reign, when her grandson Prince Eddy, eldest son of the Prince of Wales, is found...


Death on the Nevskii Prospekt

Lord Francis Powerscourt #6

by David Dickinson

1904: Powerscourt comes out of retirement for one last time, heading for Russia in one of the strangest cases of his career.

A British diplomat has been discovered, his throat cut, on one of the bridges spanning...


Death Called to the Bar

Lord Francis Powerscourt #5

by David Dickinson

Queen's Inn is London's youngest and most fashionable Inn of Court. On 29th February 1902, at a Feast, senior barrister Alexander Dauntsey collapses into his soup and dies. He has been poisoned. Soon after his...


Death and the Jubilee

Lord Francis Powerscourt #2

by David Dickinson

The discovery of a headless corpse jeopardises Queen Victoria's glittering Diamond Jubilee!

In this second Lord Francis Powerscourt mystery, London is preparing for the 1897 Diamond Jubilee. But one morning a...


Bones of the Buried

Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne #2

by David Roberts

Second in the popular Lord Edward Corinth murder-mystery series; This exciting 1930s murder-mystery is the second in the Lord Edward Corinth/Verity Browne series, following the success of David Roberts' first...


A Grave Man

Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne #6

by David Roberts

A murder mystery featuring Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne

Verity Browne and Lord Edward Corinth are attending the memorial service in Westminster Abbey for Lord Benyon, killed a few months before when...


The Trials of Quintilian

by Michael Kurland

Set at the height of the Roman Empire, in the last half of the first century AD-about the time of the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, when Christianity was still an unimportant Jewish sect-these stories...


Officer's Prey

by Armand Cabasson & Michael Glencross

June 1812. Napoleon begins his invasion of Russia leading the largest army Europe has ever seen.But among the troops of the Grande Armee lurks a savage murderer, whose bloodlust is not satisfied in battle. When...


Dark Enquiry

Lady Julia #5

by Deanna Raybourn

Partners now in marriage and in trade, Lady Julia and Nicholas Brisbane have finally returned from abroad to set up housekeeping in London. But merging their respective collections of gadgets, pets and servants...


Prophecy

Giordano Bruno #2

by S.J. Parris

S. J. Parris returns with the next Giordano Bruno mystery, set inside Queen Elizabeth’s palace and steeped in period atmospherics and the strange workings of the occult.

It is the year of the Great Conjunction,...


Treason at Lisson Grove

Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #26

by Anne Perry

Anne Perry’s very special world of mystery, passion, and danger has attracted an entire generation of readers to her bestselling Victorian novels. Treason at Lisson Grove, her first Thomas and Charlotte Pitt...


The Black Hand: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel

Barker & Llewelyn #5

by Will Thomas

When an Italian assassin's body is found floating in a barrel in Victorian London's East End, enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant Thomas Llewelyn are called in to investigate. Soon corpses begin to...


The Lady Julia Grey Bundle

by Deanna Raybourn

"To say that I met Nicholas Brisbane over my husband's dead body is not entirely accurate. Edward, it should be noted, was still twitching on the floor."

Starting with her husband's sudden death, Lady Julia Grey...


Long Time Coming: A Novel

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2011

by Robert Goddard

A classic thriller with Goddard's trademark plot twists.

In Antwerp in 1939, a Jewish diamond trader flees Nazi Europe, leaving his priceless collection of Picasso paintings and diamonds with a friend who takes...