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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 St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

Japan, 1709. The shogun is old and ailing. Amid the ever-treacherous intrigue in the court, Sano Ichiro has been demoted from chamberlain to a lowly patrol guard. His relationship with his wife Reiko is in tatters,...


A Deadly Measure of Brimstone

Dandy Gilver #8

by Catriona McPherson St. Martin's Press (November 18, 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....


The Laws of Murder

Charles Lenox #8

by Charles Finch St. Martin's Press (November 11, 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)

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 Tudor Vendetta

The Spymaster Chronicles #3

by C. W. Gortner St. Martin's Press (October 21, 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 St. Martin's Press (October 14, 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 St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

In Tasha Alexander's novel The Counterfeit Heiress, after an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying...


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...


The Desperate Remedy

Henry Gresham #1

by Martin Stephen St. Martin's Press (October 07, 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 Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy

by Jacopo della Quercia St. Martin's Press (August 05, 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 St. Martin's Press (July 22, 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 St. Martin's Press (June 17, 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 St. Martin's Press (June 17, 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 Tom Doherty Associates (June 10, 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 Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 10, 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 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 St. Martin's Press (May 20, 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 St. Martin's Press (May 13, 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 St. Martin's Press (May 06, 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 St. Martin's Press (April 29, 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 St. Martin's Press (April 22, 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 18, 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 11, 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 St. Martin's Press (March 04, 2014)

From the author of In Farleigh Field...

Molly and Daniel Sullivan are settling happily into the new routines of parenthood, but their domestic bliss is shattered the night a gang retaliates against Daniel for...


Raiders of the Nile

Ancient World #2

by Steven Saylor St. Martin's Press (February 25, 2014)

In 88 B.C. it seems as if all the world is at war. From Rome to Greece and to Egypt itself, most of civilization is on the verge of war. The young Gordianus—a born-and-raised Roman citizen—is living in Alexandria,...


Brotherhood of Fear

Willi Kraus #3

by Paul Grossman St. Martin's Press (February 18, 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 St. Martin's Press (February 11, 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...


Death of a Patriot

by Don Gutteridge Touchstone (January 07, 2014)

As the winter cold settles over Upper and Lower Canada, sparks still fly between the provinces. But while the fate of the colony is debated in the British parliament, a more pressing danger threatens the fledgling...


Through the Window

by Rhys Bowen St. Martin's Press (January 07, 2014)

From the author of In Farleigh Field...

Molly Murphy--now Molly Sullivan--is absolutely thrilled to give birth to her first child, a beautiful little boy named Liam. But while confined to bed rest for the weeks...


The Harlot's Tale

Midwife Mysteries #2

by Sam Thomas St. Martin's Press (January 07, 2014)

It is August, 1645, one year since York fell into Puritan hands. As the city suffers through a brutal summer heat, Bridget Hodgson and Martha Hawkins are drawn into a murder investigation more frightening than...


A Dark Song of Blood

by Ben Pastor Bitter Lemon Press (April 01, 2014)

Rome, 1944, the last days of Nazi occupation. A German officer investigates three murders in a city drenched in violence.


Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson

by Lyndsay Faye Simon & Schuster (April 28, 2009)

From the gritty streets of nineteenth century London, the loyal and courageous Dr. Watson offers a tale unearthed after generations of lore: the harrowing story of Sherlock Holmes’s attempt to hunt down Jack...


Heirs of the Body

Daisy Dalrymple #21

by Carola Dunn St. Martin's Press (December 10, 2013)

The Daisy Dalrymple series continues in Heirs of the Body—when one of four potential claimants to the title of Lord Dalrymple dies a sudden, nasty death, the question on everyone's mind is, "was it murder"?...