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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...


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 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...


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 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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


An Unwilling Accomplice

Bess Crawford #6

by Charles Todd William Morrow (August 12, 2014)

World War I Battlefield nurse Bess Crawford’s career is in jeopardy when a murder is committed on her watch, in this absorbing and atmospheric historical mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles...


The Death of Lucy Kyte

Josephine Tey #5

by Nicola Upson Bourbon Street Books (June 10, 2014)

In this atmospheric, intriguing historical mystery brimming with psychological tension, an unexpected inheritance plunges beloved British mystery author Josephine Tey into a disturbing puzzle of dark secrets...


An Impartial Witness

Bess Crawford #2

by Charles Todd William Morrow (August 31, 2010)

“Todd’s novels are known for compelling plotting with a thoughtful whodunit aspect, rich characterization, evocative prose, and haunting atmosphere.”

Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Readers who can’t get...


A Lonely Death

Inspector Ian Rutledge #13

by Charles Todd William Morrow (January 04, 2011)

“Todd’s Ian Rutledge mysteries are among the most intelligent and affecting being written these days.”

Washington Post

Critics have called Charles Todd’s historical mystery series featuring shell-shocked...


Angel with Two Faces

Josephine Tey #2

by Nicola Upson HarperCollins e-books (June 29, 2010)

“As befits a tribute to the golden age of Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers et. al., there are plot twists, plot turns and red herrings aplenty.”

Time Out London

 

Real-life British mystery writer Josephine...


The Mapping of Love and Death

Maisie Dobbs #7

by Jacqueline Winspear HarperCollins (March 23, 2010)

In the latest mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death—an investigation that leads her to a long-hidden affair between a young cartographer...


The Red Door

Inspector Ian Rutledge #12

by Charles Todd William Morrow (December 29, 2009)

“One of the best historical series being written today.”

Washington Post Book World

 

The accolades keep pouring in for Charles Todd and his New York Times Notable, Edgar® Award-nominated series featuring...


The Poisoned Serpent

Medieval Mysteries #2

by Joan Wolf HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

Norman England has little to celebrate in the new year of 1140. The country is immersed in a bitter civil war from which no one is immune, including Hugh de Leon, heir to an earldom. His Uncle Guy has arranged...


No Dark Place

Medieval Mysteries #1

by Joan Wolf HarperCollins (October 06, 2009)

In the turbulent realm of Norman England, a young nobleman discovers that his identity is the link to an incredible mystery.

Hugh Corbaille has just lost the person he cares for most in the world, his adoptive...


A Duty to the Dead

Bess Crawford #1

by Charles Todd William Morrow (August 25, 2009)

“Another winner....Todd again excels at vivid atmosphere and the effects of war in this specific time and place. Grade: A.”

Cleveland Plain Dealer

 

“Readers who can’t get enough of Maisie Dobbs, the...


He Shall Thunder in the Sky

Amelia Peabody #12

by Elizabeth Peters William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

“Passion among the pyramids. Forged antiquities. A country at war. A camel in the garden. A cameo by Lawrence of Arabia. Add in Peters’s trademark intelligent plotting, engaging characters, and stylish writing...


The Queen's Man

John Shakespeare #6

by Rory Clements Witness Impulse (February 25, 2014)

England is a viper's nest of conspiracy.

It is 1852, and the conflict between Protestants and Catholics threatens to tear the country in two. While Queen Elizabeth I holds the reins of power, there are those...


Hunting Shadows

Inspector Ian Rutledge #16

by Charles Todd William Morrow (January 21, 2014)

A dangerous case with ties leading back to the battlefields of World War I dredges up dark memories for Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge in Hunting Shadows, a gripping and atmospheric historical mystery...


A False Mirror

Inspector Ian Rutledge #9

by Charles Todd William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

“Full of suspense, surprises, and sympathetic characters.”

Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

“No mystery series I can think of captures the sadness and loss that swept over England after World War I with the...


A Curse Of Silence

by Lauren Haney HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A vile rumor sweeps across the desert like a swiftly gathering sandstorm: Queen Hatshepsut plans to disband much of her frontier army and transform its fortresses into storehouses. The arrival of Amonked—the...


The False Virgin

by The Medieval Murderers Simon & Schuster UK (July 04, 2013)

AD 848.Bernwyn of Lythe, the young daughter of an ealdorman, spurns marriage and chooses to remain a virgin dedicated to Christ. When she is found murdered in the chapel where she kept her nightly vigils, it...


An Expert in Murder

Josephine Tey #1

by Nicola Upson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

March 1934. Revered mystery writer Josephine Tey is traveling from Scotland to London for the final week of her play Richard of Bordeaux, the surprise hit of the season, with pacifist themes that resonate in...


The Leper's Return

Knights Templar #6

by Michael Jecks HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Knights Templar

They were warrior monks, dedicated to the protection of pilgrims in the Holy Land—until an avaricious king destroyed the order. One knight, however, escaped the stake, vowing justice for...


Gallows Thief

by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The year is 1820. Rider Sandman, a hero of Waterloo, returns to London to wed his fiancée. But instead of settling down to fame and glory, he finds himself penniless in a country where high unemployment and...


A Cruel Deceit

by Lauren Haney HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

From far and wide, they have come to the capital city of Waset for the opulent Feast of Opet-- sovereigns and supplicants, the pious and proud, gathering for the eleven-day-long revelries. While greeting friends...


The Abbot's Gibbet

Knights Templar #5

by Michael Jecks HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The knights templar

They were warrior monks, dedicated to the protection of pilgrims in the Holy Land -- until an avaricious king savagely destroyed the order. One knight, however, escaped the stake, vowing...


The Hot Kid

Carl Webster #1

by Elmore Leonard William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

Carlos Webster was fifteen in the fall of 1921 the first time he came face-to-face with a nationally known criminal. A few weeks later, he killed his first man—a cattle thief who was rustling his dad's stock....


The Crediton Killings

Knights Templar #4

by Michael Jecks HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Knights Templar

They were warrior monks, dedicated to the protection of pilgrims in the Holy Land—until an avaricious king who wanted their wealth savagely destroyed the order. One knight, however, escaped...


A Place of Darkness

by Lauren Haney HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Some transgressions may never be forgiven -- as Lieutenant Bak remains out of favor with the powers of Kemet. While in transit from his exile in Buhen to a new posting, the disgraced policeman stops at the capital...


The Pale Blue Eye

by Louis Bayard HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“Shockingly clever and devoutly unsentimental...reads like a lost classic. Bayard reinvigorates historical fiction.”- New York Times Book Review

An ingenious tale of murder and revenge at West Point, featuring...


A Pale Horse

Inspector Ian Rutledge #10

by Charles Todd William Morrow (March 17, 2009)

In the ruins of Yorkshire's Fountains Abbey lies the body of a man wrapped in a cloak, the face covered by a gas mask. Next to him is a book on alchemy, which belongs to the schoolmaster, a conscientious objector...


The Quality of Mercy

by Faye Kellerman William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

Rebecca Lopez enjoys a life of privilege in Elizabeth's England -- yet she guards secrets she dares not reveal. The beautiful, tempestuous daughter of the queen's own physician, Rebecca is also a converso --...


A Moorland Hanging

Knights Templar #3

by Michael Jecks HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Knights Templar

They had all joined taking three vows: poverty, chastity, and obedience…for they were monks: warrior monks, dedicated to the protection of pilgrims in the Holy Land -- until stories spread...


The Merchant's Partner

Knights Templar #2

by Michael Jecks HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Knights Templar

They had all joined taking three vows: poverty, chastity, and obedience…for they were monks: warrior monks, dedicated to theprotection of pilgrims in the Holy Land -- until stories spread...


A River in the Sky: A Novel

Amelia Peabody #20

by Elizabeth Peters William Morrow (April 06, 2010)

“Between Amelia Peabody and Indiana Jones, it’s Amelia—in wit and daring—by a landslide.”

New York Times Book Review

Intrepid archaeologist and superior sleuth Amelia Peabody returns in A River in...


A Pawn for a Queen

Ursula Blanchard #6

by Fiona Buckley Scribner (May 21, 2013)

A quiet life at Withysham with her young daughter is all that widowed Ursula Blanchard desires. But as the waiting woman and spy for Queen Elizabeth I, she forfeits her needs for the sake of those she is pledged...


To Shield the Queen

Ursula Blanchard #1

by Fiona Buckley Scribner (May 21, 2013)

In this compelling debut of her historical mystery series, Fiona Buckley introduces Ursula Blanchard, a widowed young mother who has become lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth I. Armed with a sharp eye, dangerous...


The Doublet Affair

Ursula Blanchard #2

by Fiona Buckley Scribner (May 07, 2013)

Ursula Blanchard is "audacious, intensely loyal, and beguiling," said Publishers Weekly of Fiona Buckley's historical sleuth in her mystery series debut. Now, the young, widowed lady-in-waiting is back, once...


The Fugitive Queen

Ursula Blanchard #7

by Fiona Buckley Scribner (May 07, 2013)

It is 1568, three years since Ursula Blanchard exchanged her work as a spy in the service of her half sister, Queen Elizabeth, for the relative calm of married life. But when Elizabeth summons her, loyal Ursula...


Traitor

John Shakespeare #4

by Rory Clements Witness Impulse (November 05, 2013)

The Elizabethan Bond is back . . .

Under the threat of a second Spanish Armada, John Shakespeare is sent to Lancashire to guard over England's secret weapon and its inventor, the maverick magician Dr. Dee.

But...


Prince

John Shakespeare #3

by Rory Clements Witness Impulse (October 01, 2013)

England, 1593. Plague rages, famine is rife, and the city is in revolt. From this bedlam rises the sharpest of sleuths: a man named John Shakespeare.

Shakespeare’s brother investigates a series of murders rocking...


Templar's Acre

Knights Templar #32

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (June 06, 2013)

The Holy Land, 1291.A war has been raging across these lands for decades. The forces of the Crusaders have been pushed back again and again by the Muslims and now just one city remains in Crusader control. That...