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The Nicholas Feast

Gil Cunningham Murder Mystery #2

by Pat Mcintosh

Glasgow 1492. Gil Cunningham remarked later that if he had known he would find a corpse in the university coalhouse, he would never have gone to the Arts Faculty feast. In this mysterious adventure Gil Cunningham...


The Painted Lady

An Inspector McLevy Mystery #5

by David Ashton

A dead judge’s wife is suspected of poisoning him and the Haymarket police think they have a foolproof case. They have undisclosed evidence she has been having an affair with a society artist plus the fact...


The Secret Notebooks of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

Scandal, intrigue and cunning crime. Delve into the world of the immortal Sherlock Holmes.

In Sherlock Holmes’s London, reputations are fragile and scandal can be ruinous. In order to protect the names of the...


The The Secret Archives of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

Murder, deception and the long shadow of Moriarty. All in a day’s work for the great Sherlock Holmes.

The unpublished manuscripts of Dr John Watson, concealed for years in the depths of a Charing Cross bank...


Shadow of the Serpent

An Inspector McLevy Mystery #1

by David Ashton

McLevy is one of the great psychological creations and Ashton is the direct heir to Robert Louis Stevenson' - Brian Cox, star of the BBC Radio 4 McLevy play 'David Ashton's writing is excellent, his characters...


Fall from Grace

An Inspector McLevy Mystery #2

by David Ashton

’David Ashton’s writing is excellent, his characters thoroughly convincing, and his narrative grabs you - I was going to say, by the throat - and doesn’t let you go’ - The Sherlock Holmes Society of...


Hildegarde Withers in The Riddle of the Blueblood Murders

by Stuart Palmer

Spinster sleuth Hildegarde Withers and Inspector Oscar Piper are on the case of murder among the dog breeders, in a case reminiscent of S.S. Van Dine's "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933).

"Stuart Palmer's detective...


End of the Line

An Inspector McLevy Mystery #4

by David Ashton

’David Ashton’s writing is excellent, his characters thoroughly convincing, and his narrative grabs you - I was going to say, by the throat - and doesn’t let you go’ - The Sherlock Holmes Society of...


Death Comes to Pemberley

by P.D. James

A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional...


Experiment in Crime

by Philip Wylie

"International smuggling, vicious gangsters, beautiful girls ... sparkling, intriguing, outstanding." -- Phoenix Republic

"Adventure, suspense, and just good fun." -- Dallas News

"Excitement, plot ... once...


Hue and Cry

by Shirley McKay

A gripping and welcome addition to the growing genre of historical crime fiction’ - Waterstone’s Books Quarterly 'An elaborate, closely plotted tale that combines extensive research with high drama’ -The...


Trick of the Light

An Inspector McLevy Mystery #3

by David Ashton

David Ashton, like Robert Louis Stevenson or Ian Rankin, is inspired by the beauty-and-beast nature of Edinburgh. His interpretation of James McLevy is worthy of the original man' - Sherlock Holmes Society The...


A Plague of Zombies: An Outlander Novella

by Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Outlander series, delivers a captivating tale of history and suspense, with a touch of the supernatural, featuring Lord John Grey. This novella,...


After the Armistice Ball

Dandy Gilver #1

by Catriona McPherson

A classic murder-mystery set among the struggling upper classes of 1920s Perthshire as, in the aftermath of the First World War, their comfortable world begins to crumble. Dandy Gilver, her husband back from...


Dark Road to Darjeeling

Lady Julia #4

by Deanna Raybourn

After eight idyllic months in the Mediterranean, Lady Julia Grey and her detective husband are ready to put their investigative talents to work once more. At the urging of Julia's eccentric family, they hurry...


Conspiracy of Silence: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #1

by S.T. Joshi

Members of the Sarsfield clan have gathered at the palatial family estate under terms of the will of John Sarsfield, who created a riddle they must solve to inherit the family fortune. Scintilla is summoned...


The Tale of Applebeck Orchard

The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter #6

by Susan Albert

After his haystack was torched, Mr. Harmsworth barricaded a common path through his orchard. But witnesses-both human and animal-claim a ghost perpetrated the deed. And the ghost has a message that Miss Potter...


The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

SECRETS, SUSPENSE, AND CONSPIRACY. LONDON THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GREAT SHERLOCK HOLMES

As Dr Watson’s secret manuscripts are revealed to the public, a multitude of previously unseen cases come to light. An...


The Serpent on the Crown

Amelia Peabody #17

by Elizabeth Peters

Once again the incomparable New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Elizabeth Peters, brings an exotic world of adventure, intrigue, and danger to vivid life, in a tale as exciting, mysterious, and powerful...


Tug of War

by Barbara Cleverly

Joe Sandilands has been despatched to France to stay as the guest of a glamorous French war-widow on her Champagne estate. The widow is determined that Joe should support her claim that a mysterious shell-shocked...