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The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes

by Larry Millett & Steve Hendrickson Spoken Realms (October 13, 2020)

SHERLOCK HOLMES DISAPPEARS, POLICE SUSPECT FAMED DETECTIVE IN KIDNAPPING AND MURDER reads a New York headline. So begins the fifth mystery in Larry Millett?s series.

A letter, written in a secret cipher he recognizes...

Rest Not in Peace

by Mel Starr & Steven Crossley Blackstone Publishing (September 29, 2020)

Master Hugh is asked to provide a sleeping potion for Sir Henry Burley, a friend and guest of Lord Gilbert who has outstayed his welcome at Bampton Castle. The next morning after Master Hugh provides the potion,...

The Tainted Coin

by Mel Starr & Steven Crossley Blackstone Publishing (August 25, 2020)

It is the autumn of 1367. Master Hugh de Singleton is enjoying the peaceful life of Bampton, when a badly beaten man is found under the porch of St. Andrew's Chapel. The dying man is a chapman, a traveling merchant....

The Scent of Danger

by Fiona Buckley & Helen Lloyd Blackstone Publishing (August 04, 2020)

Ursula's visit to her Devon relatives leads to murder, mayhem, and a possible plot to free Mary, Queen of Scots, in the latest Ursula Blanchard Tudor mystery.

February, 1586. When the queen's spymaster, Sir Francis...

Unhallowed Ground

by Mel Starr & Steven Crossley Blackstone Publishing (July 28, 2020)

Thomas atte Bridge, a man no one likes, is found hanging from a tree near Cowleys Corner. All assume he has taken his own life, but Master Hugh and Kate find evidence that this may not be so.

Many of the town...

The Stolen Gold Affair

by Bill Pronzini, Erica Sullivan & Mark Peckham Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

The Stolen Gold Affair is the latest charming historical mystery in Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Bill Pronzini's detective series.

In response to a string of gold thefts in a Mother Lode mine, Quincannon...

The Woman in the Alcove

by Anna Katharine Green & Gabrielle de Cuir Blackstone Publishing (June 23, 2020)

Against all odds, Rita Van Ardsdale has landed the man of her dreams and is blissfully in love. But her shot at happily ever after is jeopardized when her fiancé is accused of murder. It falls to Rita to crack...

A Trail of Ink

by Mel Starr & Steven Crossley Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

Some valuable books have been stolen from Master John Wyclif, the well-known scholar and Bible translator. He calls upon his friend and former pupil, Hugh de Singleton, to investigate. Hugh's investigation leads...

The Hellfire Club

by Jake Tapper Hachette Book Group (April 24, 2018)

A 1950s DC intrigue about a secret society and a young Congressman in its grip

Charlie Marder is an unlikely congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie...

The House of Silk

by Anthony Horowitz & Derek Jacobi Hachette Book Group (November 01, 2011)

For the first time in its 125-year history, the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate has authorized a new Sherlock Holmes novel.

Once again, the game's afoot ...

London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine art dealer named Edmund...

The Book of Madness and Cures

by Regina O'Melveny & Katherine Kellgren Hachette Book Group (April 01, 2012)

Gabriella Mondini is a brilliant young woman who possesses something rare in the Venice of 1590: the access, learning, and intuition to become a doctor. Her entrée to this profession is provided by her father,...

The Shining Girls

by Lauren Beukes, Jay Snyder, Khristine Hvam & Peter Ganim et al. Hachette Book Group (June 04, 2013)

The girl who wouldn't die hunts the killer who shouldn't exist.

"The future is not as loud as war, but it is relentless. It has a terrible fury all its own."

Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past....

Life After Life

by Kate Atkinson & Fenella Woolgar Hachette Book Group (April 02, 2013)

On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. Ursula dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a...

A Perfect Shot

by Robin Yocum & Richard Ferrone Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

A local basketball star in a small Ohio town tries to remake his life in middle age, but instead must confront a murderer and the prospect of leaving his hometown and giving up everything that once gave his...

A Corpse at St Andrew's Chapel

by Mel Starr & Steven Crossley Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

A further episode in the Unquiet Bones series, following the life and fortunes of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon in medieval Bampton, Oxfordshire

Alan, the beadle of the manor of Bampton, had gone out at dusk to...


by M. L. Huie & Justine Eyre Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2020)

A new historical mystery for fans of Susan Elia MacNeal's Maggie Hope series and Kate Quinn's The Alice Network

How far would you go for vengeance?

It's V-E Day 1946 in London. World War II is long over, and former...

Without a Trace

by Mel Starr, Steven Crossley & Jayme Mattler Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

Lady Philippa, the wife of Sir Aymer, a knight of the realm, disappears while traveling from her husband's manor to Bampton. She and her maid are traveling in an enclosed wagon, while her husband and his grooms...

The Killings at Kingfisher Hill

by Sophie Hannah & Julian Rhind-Tutt HarperAudio (September 15, 2020)

"I was thrilled to see Poirot in such very, very good hands."-- Gillian Flynn, New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl

"[A] masterful and multi-layered puzzle . . . adding a new dimension to a much-loved...

Westside Saints

by W.M. Akers & Bailey Carr HarperAudio (May 05, 2020)

Return to a twisted version of Jazz Age New York in this follow up to the critically acclaimed fantasy Westside, as relentless sleuth Gilda Carr's pursuit of tiny mysteries drags her into a case that will rewrite...

Where Dead Men Meet

A Useful Woman

Calamity Town

by Ellery Queen & Richard Waterhouse Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2014)

Looking for trouble,Ellery Queen descends on a small town.

At the tail end of the long summer of 1940, there isnowhere in the country more charming than Wrightsville. The Depression hasabated, and for the first...

Who's Sorry Now?

by Jill Churchill & Susan Ericksen Blackstone Publishing (May 01, 2006)

For sister and brother Lily and Robert Brewster and the rest of Hudson Valley, the dark days of the Depression mean deprivation all around. Their poor town has lost its post office and now the mail gets dumped...

Two for Sorrow

by Nicola Upson & Davina Porter Blackstone Publishing (September 01, 2011)

London, 1903. Two women are hanged in Holloway Prison for killing babies. More than thirty years later, their crimes resurface with shocking consequences. When Josephine Tey sets out to write a novel about Amelia...

The Raven in the Foregate

by Ellis Peters & Vanessa Benjamin Blackstone Publishing (July 20, 2010)

Christmas, AD 1141 Abbot Radulfus returns from London, bringing with him a priest for the vacant living of Holy Cross (known as the Foregate), a man of presence, scholarship and discipline, but neither humility...

The Devil's Novice

by Ellis Peters & Vanessa Benjamin Blackstone Publishing (July 20, 2010)

Outside the pale of the Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, in September of the year of our Lord 1140, a priestly emissary for King Stephen has been reported missing. But inside the pale, what troubles Brother...


by Howard Owen & Kevin Kenerly Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 2019)

Willie Black knew he had a father, even if he didn't know where he was buried.

It wasn't like Artie Lee gave his son anything but his genes. He died when Willie was fifteen months old, and Artie and Peggy never...

The Golden Goose

by Ellery Queen & Mark Peckham Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2015)

Old Slater O'Shea, thegolden goose, was ruler of a peculiar roost. A gaggle of free-loading O'Sheaswere lazing around the mansion, letting Slater foot the bills, while theywaited for him to die and leave them...

The Dragon's Teeth

by Ellery Queen & Fred Sullivan Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2014)

Eccentric multimillionaire Cadmus Cole hires Ellery Queen toinvestigate a case but won't say what it is. When Cole dies mysteriously atsea, Queen and his partner, Beau Rummell, must navigate a thicket of complicationsthat...

Too Many Murders

by Colleen McCullough & Charles Leggett Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2010)

It's a beautiful spring day in the little city of Holloman, Connecticut. The year is 1967, and the world teeters on the brink of nuclear holocaust as the Cold War goes relentlessly on. But Holloman has other...

Styx and Stones

by Carola Dunn & Mia Chiaromonte Blackstone Publishing (March 15, 2014)

Unflappable flapper and Town& Country scribe Daisy Dalrymple searches for a killer whose viciouspen matches a murderous heart in this delightful installment of Dunn's cozymystery series.

In the 1920s, in post-World...

Dead in the Water

by Carola Dunn & Mia Chiaromonte Blackstone Publishing (February 15, 2014)

May the best man die!

In July of 1923, the Honorable Daisy Dalrymple travels toHenley-on-Thames to visit her aunt and uncle, as well as to work on her latestwriting assignment: covering the Henley Royal Regatta...

Damsel in Distress

by Carola Dunn & Mia Chiaromonte Blackstone Publishing (January 15, 2014)

In spring a young man's fancy will turn to love, and theHonorable Phillip Petrie is no exception. Daisy's chum is totally smitten withMiss Gloria Arbuckle, daughter of a millionaire Yank. But before theenthusiastic...

Interrupted Aria

by Beverle Graves Myers, Geoffrey Blaisdell & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (September 07, 2012)

Venice, the dazzling city on the lagoon, is sailing toward the ruin of her maritime empire, determined to go down in a maelstrom of pleasure, music, and masquerade.

Venice, 1731. Opera is the popular entertainment...

The Bull Slayer

by Bruce Macbain, Paul Michael Garcia & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (March 05, 2013)

Sometimes murder is only a distraction from the real betrayal.

Pliny, a respectable young senator and lawyer, is the newly appointed governor of Bithynia, a turbulent frontier province rotting with corruption...

A Blind Goddess

by James R. Benn & Peter Berkrot Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2014)

March, 1944. US Army lieutenant Billy Boyle, back in Englandafter a dangerous mission in Italy, is due for a little R&R--and apromotion. But the now-Captain Boyle doesn't get to kick back and enjoy hisleisure...

The Big Both Ways

by John Straley & Barry Press Blackstone Publishing (February 04, 2014)

John Straley brings his storytelling abilities to a newlevel in this completely original period crime story.

It's 1935, and Slip Wilson, rattled by the gruesomeaccidental death of a coworker, has quit his job...

The Impersonator

by Mary Miley & Tavia Gilbert Blackstone Publishing (September 17, 2013)

In 1924 a young vaudeville actress takes on the role of alifetime when she impersonates a missing heiress in this 2012 MB/MWA FirstNovel Competition winner.

In 1917 Jessie Carr, fourteen years old and sole heiress...

Sins of the Flesh

by Colleen McCullough & Mark Peckham Blackstone Publishing (November 12, 2013)

In the nextinstallment of this "compelling, passionate, and gritty" (Daily Mail, London) suspense series, police captain Carmine Delmonico is on the trail of notone but two killers.

It's August 1969 in the sleepy...

A Killing Season

by Priscilla Royal, Wanda McCaddon & Poisoned Pen Press Blackstone Publishing (October 04, 2011)

Baron Herbert’s return from the Crusades should have been a joyous occasion. Instead, he grows increasingly morose, withdraws from his family, and refuses to share his wife’s bed. When his sons begin to...

The Woman Who Wouldn't Die

by Colin Cotterill & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2014)

The long-awaitedfollow-up to Slash and Burn and the ninth installment in Colin Cotterill'sbestselling mystery series starring the inimitable Lao national coroner, Dr.Siri

In a small Lao village, a very strange...

The Wages of Sin

by Kaite Welsh & Mary Jane Wells Blackstone Publishing (August 08, 2017)

The Wages of Sin is a page-turning tale of murder, subversion, and vice in which a female medical student in Victorian Edinburgh is drawn into a murder investigation when she recognizes one of the corpses in...


by Philip Freeman & Fiona Hardingham Blackstone Publishing (October 15, 2015)

In a time when Celtic druids roamed ancient Ireland, young Sister Deirdre rushes to hunt down the brutal serial killer targeting her beloved monastery.

Someone is killing the nuns of Ireland.

The grisly discovery...

This Side of Murder

by Anna Lee Huber & Heather Wilds Blackstone Publishing (September 26, 2017)

The Great War is over, but one young widow discovers the real intrigue has only just begun.

England, 1919. Verity Kent's grief over the loss of her husband pierces anew when she receives a cryptic letter suggesting...

Ode to a Banker

by Lindsey Davis & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (August 31, 2016)

Lindsey Davis is the internationally bestselling author who "makes Rome live" (Washington Post Book World). Funny, astute, and hard-boiled, her series detective, Marcus Didius Falco, now ventures into a new...

Time to Depart

by Lindsey Davis & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2016)

Balbinus Pius, the most notorious gangster in Emperor Vespasian's Rome, has been convicted of a capital crime at last. A quirk of Roman law, however, allows citizens condemned to death "time to depart" and find...

Poseidon's Gold

by Lindsey Davis & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (November 03, 2015)

After six months in wild Germania, imperial gumshoe Marcus Didius Falco is back in Rome sweet Rome--but his apartment has been ransacked. And although he desperately needs 400,000 sesterces in order to marry...

A Dying Light in Corduba

by Lindsey Davis & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (April 01, 2016)

In this eighth mystery featuring hard-boiled Roman PI Marcus Didius Falco, Davis creates a chiaroscuro world of evil plots and dark humor, as olive oil whets a villain's appetite for power and his taste for...

Last Act in Palmyra

by Lindsey Davis & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2015)

Last Act in Palmyra is the sixth book in the bestselling Falco series by Lindsey Davis.

The spirit of adventure calls Marcus Didius Falco on a new spying mission for Emperor Vespasian to the untamed East. He...

Deadly Election

by Lindsey Davis & Jane Collingwood Blackstone Publishing (July 14, 2015)

In the first century AD, during Domitian's reign, Flavia Albia is ready for a short break from her family. So, in July, she returns to Rome, leaving them at their place on the coast. Albia, daughter of Marcus...