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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 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...


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...


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)

The undisputed master of the crime novel strikes again with this powerfully entertaining story, set in 1920s Oklahoma, that introduces one of the toughest lawmen ever to come out of the west. . . . 

Carlos...


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...


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...


Spider Woman's Daughter

Navajo Mysteries #20

by Anne Hillerman Harper (October 01, 2013)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Anne Hillerman, the talented daughter of bestselling author Tony Hillerman, continues his popular Leaphorn and Chee series with a Navajo Country mystery filled with captivating lore,...


A Question of Honor

Bess Crawford #5

Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel 2013

by Charles Todd William Morrow (August 27, 2013)

In the latest mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd, World War I nurse and amateur sleuth Bess Crawford investigates an old murder that occurred during her childhood in India, and begins...


Fear in the Sunlight

Josephine Tey #4

by Nicola Upson Harper Paperbacks (April 09, 2013)

Nicola Upson blends biography and fiction, excitement and menace, and a touch of Alfred Hitchcock in Fear in the Sunlight, a mystery starring real-life writer Josephine Tey.

Summer, 1936: Josephine Tey joins...


Leaving Everything Most Loved

Maisie Dobbs #10

by Jacqueline Winspear Harper (March 26, 2013)

In Leaving Everything Most Loved by New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear, Maisie Dobbs investigates the murder of Indian immigrants in London.

 

The year is 1933. Maisie Dobbs is contacted by...


City of Fiends

Knights Templar #31

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (June 07, 2012)

The thrilling new novel from historical master, Michael Jecks.

It's 1327 and England is in turmoil. King Edward II has been removed from the throne and his son installed in his place. The old man's rule had...


Squire Throwleigh's Heir

Knights Templar #7

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (December 06, 2012)

Sir Baldwin is preparing for his marriage when he learns that a guest, Sir Roger, Squire of Throwleigh, has died. Herbert, only five years old, is heir. But his mother unfairly blames him for her husband's death....


Belladonna at Belstone

Knights Templar #8

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (December 06, 2012)

St. Mary’s Priory, situated on a bleak and miserable moor, is being torn apart by rumours and rivalries. Lady Elizabeth of Topsham, Prioress, struggles to maintain both her position and her community.

Sister...


The Traitor of St. Giles

Knights Templar #9

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (December 06, 2012)

1321and Tiverton is preparing for the Feast of St Giles. Philip Dyne is in the church of St Peter's, claiming sanctuary for murder. He agrees to abjure the realm, and sets off as a penitent.

Sir Baldwin and...


The Tournament of Blood

Knights Templar #11

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (December 06, 2012)

Plans to host a tournament in the spring of 1322, gives moneylenders everywhere a golden opportunity. Many knights in Devon are already indebted to Benjamin Dudenay, and when a month before the festivities,...


The Sticklepath Strangler

Knights Templar #12

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (December 06, 2012)

1322

Two girls find the skeleton of a 10 year old girl, who disappeared 6 years ago.

Baldwin and Simon investigate, and learn that the villagers have been concealing a serial killer. Shocking evidence suggests...


The Devil's Acolyte

Knights Templar #13

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (December 06, 2012)

Amidst the myths and folklore of Tavistock, one tale strikes fear into the hearts of the townspeople above all others: the murders on the Abbot’s Way.

One cold winter, many years ago, a young acolyte eager...


The Boy-Bishop's Glovemaker

Knights Templar #10

by Michael Jecks Simon & Schuster UK (December 06, 2012)

1321. Simon and Baldwin are rewarded for their services in a previous investigation by a summons to Exeter over the Christmas period to receive prestigious gloves of honour from the Boy-Bishop.

However, they...