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A Pattern of Lies

Bess Crawford #7

by Charles Todd William Morrow (August 18, 2015)

A horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths, in this compelling and atmospheric mystery from the New York Times...


The Iris Fan

Sano Ichiro #18

by Laura Joh Rowland Minotaur Books (December 08, 2014)

Riveting and richly imagined, with a magnificent sense of time and place, The Iris Fan is the triumphant conclusion to Laura Joh Rowland's brilliant series of thrillers set in feudal Japan.

Japan, 1709. The...


A Deadly Measure of Brimstone

Dandy Gilver #8

by Catriona McPherson Minotaur Books (November 17, 2014)

Catriona McPherson's critically acclaimed mystery series set in 1920s Scotland and featuring plucky and laugh-out-loud-funny heroine Dandy Gilver is perfect for fans of PG Wodehouse, Dorothy L Sayers, and Agatha...


To Kill The Pope: An Ecclesiastical Thriller

by Tad Szulc Scribner (November 11, 2014)

From the author of Pope John Paul II: A Biography comes a chillingly authentic conspiracy thriller based on actual, never-before-revealed facts surrounding the assassination attempt against Pope John Paul II....


Death Comes to London

by Catherine Lloyd Kensington Books (November 25, 2014)

A season in London promises a welcome change of pace for two friends from the village of Kurland St. Mary-until murder makes a debut...

With the reluctant blessings of their father, the rector of Kurland St....


The Laws of Murder

Charles Lenox #8

by Charles Finch Minotaur Books (November 10, 2014)

It's 1876, and Charles Lenox, once London's leading private investigator, has just given up his seat in Parliament after six years, primed to return to his first love, detection. With high hopes he and three...


The Duke's Agent

by Rebecca Jenkins Quercus (August 12, 2014)

Raif Jarrett has returned from battle, and is seeking a quiet life as agent to the Duke of Penrith. So when he is sent to the Durham town of Woolbridge to settle the affairs of one of the Duke's tenants following...


The Black Hand: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel

Barker & Llewelyn #5

by Will Thomas Touchstone (May 10, 2011)

“This atmospheric historical thriller is as good as it gets” (Julia Spencer-Fleming, author of I Shall Not Want) in the evocative Barker and Llewelyn series as mysterious murders hint at a dark conspiracy...


The Tudor Vendetta

The Spymaster Chronicles #3

by C. W. Gortner St. Martin's Griffin (October 20, 2014)

London, 1558. Queen Mary is dead, and 25-year old Elizabeth ascends the throne. Summoned to court from exile abroad, Elizabeth's intimate spy, Brendan Prescott, is reunited with the young queen, as well as his...


Murder at the Brightwell

Amory Ames #1

by Ashley Weaver Minotaur Books (October 13, 2014)

Shortlisted for the Edgar Awards

Ashley Weaver's debut mystery, Murder at the Brightwell, is a delicious, stylish novel in which murder invades British polite society and romance springs in unexpected places,...


The Counterfeit Heiress

Lady Emily #9

by Tasha Alexander Minotaur Books (October 13, 2014)

In this thrilling new addition to the New York Times bestselling series, Lady Emily travels to Paris where she struggles to unmask a murderer amid a case of assumed identities and shadowy figures

In Tasha Alexander's...


Vital Secrets

by Don Gutteridge Touchstone (July 05, 2011)

This is the third novel in the action-packed Marc Edwards mysteries, set during the rebellions of 1830s Upper Canada. A follow-up to Turncoat and Solemn Vows.


Dubious Allegiance

by Don Gutteridge Touchstone (July 24, 2012)

The fourth novel in the action-packed Marc Edwards mystery series, set during the rebellions of 1830s Upper Canada.

Autumn 1837: the provinces of Upper and Lower Canada are on the eve of open revolt. Lieutenant...


Solemn Vows

by Don Gutteridge Touchstone (January 04, 2011)

A search for a man armed with a rifle that hasn't been shot since the war of 1812 leads to an investigation that takes Marc Edwards from a newspaper office into the mansions of the Family Compact, and even to...


The Desperate Remedy

Henry Gresham #1

by Martin Stephen Thomas Dunne Books (October 06, 2014)

Thief. Informer. Double-dealer. Pimp. Will Shadwell may not be the most moral of men, but to gentleman spy Henry Gresham he is invaluable. During the reign of King James I a man must know his enemies to survive...


The Slickers

by L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (October 21, 2014)

Tex Larimee, a grizzled sheriff, leaving the deserts of Cactus County, Arizona, behind and blazing a trail east to mix it up with The Slickers in the canyons of New York—a trail later followed by Clint Eastwood...


The Falcon at the Portal

Amelia Peabody #11

by Elizabeth Peters William Morrow (March 17, 2009)

New York Times Bestseller

From New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Peters comes another riveting mystery in her phenomenally popular Amelia Peabody series.

The Land of the Pharaohs harbors more secrets...


The Secret Price of History

by Gayle Ridinger & Paolo Pochettino Dante University Press (July 24, 2014)

1850s Rome. Goffredo, Sandor, and Eleonora, selfless idealists fighting for Italian unification, find a medallion after a violent face-off with French soldiers on the last day of battle for the new Italian Republic....


The Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy

by Jacopo della Quercia St. Martin's Griffin (August 04, 2014)

This historical thriller is an equal-parts cocktail of action, adventure, science-fiction and comedy. The book follows a globe-trotting President Taft and Robert Todd Lincoln in a race to solve a mystery stretching...


Atonement of Blood

Sister Fidelma #24

by Peter Tremayne Minotaur Books (July 21, 2014)

Winter, 670 AD. King Colgú has invited the leading nobles and chieftains of his kingdom to a feast day. Fidelma and her companion Eadulf are finally home for an extended stay, and have promised their son, Alchú,...


A Summer in the Twenties

by Peter Dickinson Small Beer Press (June 16, 2014)

A young man has to choose who to love, who to leave in the 1926 General Strike in Britain.


After Midnight: A Novel

by Diane Shute She Writes Press (September 16, 2014)

As far as Alix is concerned, she has no past-she only has today, and her plans for the future: raising a dynamic string of racehorses that will take the 1830s British racing world by storm by storm. Enter Lily,...


Cradle to Grave

Will Rees #3

by Eleanor Kuhns Minotaur Books (June 16, 2014)

Will Rees is adjusting to life on his Maine farm in 1797, but he's already hungering for the freedom of the road, and his chance to travel comes sooner than he expects. Lydia has just received a letter from...


The Brothers of Glastonbury

Roger the Chapman #7

by Kate Sedley Minotaur Books (June 16, 2014)

Roger the traveling chapman should be on his way home to medieval Bristol after a nice summer's peddling. But a request from his duke to escort a bride en route to her betrothed takes him toward Wells, where...


When Johnny Came Marching Home

by William Heffernan Akashic Books (October 02, 2012)

A one-armed young Civil War veteran investigates the death of a troubled fellow soldier in 1860s Vermont and Virginia.


No Job for a Lady

Nellie Bly #4

by Carol McCleary Forge Books (June 09, 2014)

History, mystery, and murder are the traveling companions of Nellie Bly, the world's first female investigative reporter. In Carol McCleary's No Job for a Lady, Nellie defies the wrath of her editor and vengeful...


The Baklava Club

Yashim the Eunuch #5

by Jason Goodwin Sarah Crichton Books (June 09, 2014)

Join Investigator Yashim for a final exotic escapade in this rich Edgar Award-winning series

In four previous novels, Jason Goodwin's Inspector Yashim, the eunuch detective, has led us through stylish, suspenseful,...


A Sense of Entitlement

by Anna Loan-Wilsey Kensington Books (June 24, 2014)

Traveling secretary and dilettante detective Hattie Davish is bringing her talents to a small New England town whose wealthy residents have more secrets than they do money. . .

When Hattie Davish's job takes...


In the Shadow of Lies: An Oliver Wright Mystery Novel

by M.A. Adler She Writes Press (June 10, 2014)

Richmond, California. World War II. A cross burning takes innocent lives and unsettles the town. After Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, American Italians start to disappear, a rapist promises to revisit his victims,...


The Mistletoe Mystery: A Euphemia Martins Mystery

A Lesson in Secrets

Maisie Dobbs #8

by Jacqueline Winspear HarperCollins e-books (March 22, 2011)

Private investigator Maisie Dobbs receives her first assignment from the British Secret Service in A Lesson in Secrets, the eighth book in Jacqueline Winspear’s award-winning mystery series. Sent to pose as...


Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery

by Gerard Williams Minotaur Books (May 19, 2014)

Set amid the clip and clatter of hansom cabs and the popping of the gaslights, this intriguing mystery introduces Dr. James Mortimer, the man who brought the case of the Hound of the Baskervilles to the attention...


A Fine Summer's Day

Inspector Ian Rutledge #17

by Charles Todd William Morrow (January 06, 2015)

New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd takes readers into Scotland Yard detective Ian Rutledge’s past—to his perplexing final case before the outbreak of World War I.

On a fine summer’s day in June,...


Fatal Enquiry

Barker & Llewelyn #6

by Will Thomas Minotaur Books (May 12, 2014)

Brimming with wit, atmosphere, and unforgettable characters, FATAL ENQUIRY reintroduces private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewellyn, and their unforgettable world of Victorian London....


The Weaver's Inheritance

Roger the Chapman #8

by Kate Sedley Minotaur Books (May 05, 2014)

The year is 1476, and after a hard winter hawking his wares through the ice and rain, Roger the Chapman is looking forward to spending Christmas in Bristol, enjoying the warm hearth and good food of his mother-in-law...


The Saint John's Fern

Roger the Chapman #9

by Kate Sedley Minotaur Books (April 28, 2014)

It is October 1477 and Roger the Chapman, newly married and still enjoying wedded bliss in Bristol, England, is surprised to find his old, familiar feeling of restlessness returning. Within a month he is setting...


From the Charred Remains

Lucy Campion #2

by Susanna Calkins Minotaur Books (April 21, 2014)

It's 1666 and the Great Fire has just decimated an already plague-ridden London. Lady's maid Lucy Campion, along with pretty much everyone else left standing, is doing her part to help the city clean up and...


Frog Music: A Novel

by Emma Donoghue Little, Brown and Company (April 01, 2014)

From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room: "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life

Summer of 1876:...


The White City

by Alec Michod St. Martin's Press (March 17, 2014)

It is the year of our lord, 1893. The crackle of electricity's first sparks, the mechanical whine of Ferris's wheel, the tinkling of crystal from the majestic city atop the hill--the sounds of a new era pervade...


Be Careful What You Wish For

The Clifton Chronicles #4

by Jeffrey Archer St. Martin's Press (March 10, 2014)

Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer's Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car...


The Scarlet Macaw

by S.P. Hozy Dundurn (May 08, 2013)

Entwined mysteries unfold in two time periods in Singapore as artist Maris Cousins, devastated by the sudden death of her mentor, gallery owner Peter Stone, becomes immersed in fictional stories of love and...


Fire on the Runway: A Paul Shenstone Mystery

by Mel Bradshaw Dundurn (May 08, 2013)

In the mid-1920s, Torontonians move to the beat of the Jazz Age and war is the furthest thing from their minds. Then a fatal grenade explosion breaks the rhythm. Police detective Paul Shenstone believes it was...


Riverside Drive: Border City Blues

by Michael Januska Dundurn (May 06, 2013)

Jack McCloskey returned to Windsor, Ontario, from the Great War lost in a battle with his inner demons. When he channels his energy into amateur fights, he's noticed by a gangster moonlighting as a boxing promoter....


Martyr

John Shakespeare #1

by Rory Clements Witness Impulse (September 09, 2014)

England is close to war. Within days the axe could fall on the neck of Mary, Queen of Scots, and Spain is already gathering a battle fleet to avenge her.

Tensions in Elizabeth I's government are at the breaking...


Revenger

John Shakespeare #2

by Rory Clements Witness Impulse (October 14, 2014)

There will be a terrible reckoning . . .

England is at war with Spain, and Queen Elizabeth's court is torn apart by brutal rivalries among ambitious young courtiers. The inimitable investigator John Shakespeare...


City of Darkness and Light

Molly Murphy #13

by Rhys Bowen Minotaur Books (March 03, 2014)

As Impressionism gives way to Fauvism and Cubism, and the Dreyfus affair rocks France, Molly races through Paris to outsmart a killer in City of Darkness and Light, Rhys Bowen's most spectacular Molly Murphy...


Raiders of the Nile

Ancient World #2

by Steven Saylor Minotaur Books (February 24, 2014)

New York Times bestselling author Steven Saylor returns, chronicling the early years of his detective, Gordianus, before he assumed the title of The Finder. Raiders of the Nile is the next in his much-loved...


Brotherhood of Fear

Willi Kraus #3

by Paul Grossman St. Martin's Press (February 17, 2014)

Paris, 1933. A refugee with no papers, no legal status, and few resources, Willi Kraus lives in fear of deportation back to Nazi Germany. His reputation as a top sleuth however precedes him, and he's soon enlisted...


Murder in the Afternoon

Kate Shackleton #3

by Frances Brody Minotaur Books (February 10, 2014)

An intricate plot in the post-WWI English countryside and Frances Brody's "refreshingly complex heroine" (Kirkus) combine in Murder in the Afternoon, an absorbing mystery.

Dead one minute...

Young Harriet and...


The Return of Sherlock Holmes: A Classic Crime Tale

by Philip Harbottle & Ernest Dudley Wildside Press (January 06, 2014)

THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: A CLASSIC CRIME TALE, adapted from the play of Ernest Dudley by Philip Harbottle.