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Historical Mystery eBooks

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  • Miss Aldridge Regrets

    by Louise Hare ...
    ‘Charming characters, a cross-Atlantic setting, jazz, cocktails, sex and a brilliant murder mystery. You couldn’t ask for more! I loved it’ Harriet Tyce‘This is a cracker. A thoroughly absorbing and thought-provoking historical crime novel that oozes glamour’ Cathy Rentzenbrink, The Last Act of Love‘An engrossing read’ Guardian‘Hare’s well-crafted second novel oozes glamour . . . Did someone ... Read more

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  • The Missing Wife

    by Kerry Barrett ...
    ‘I just loved everything about this book… Ticked all the boxes for the perfect read.’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐1933. Hannah Snow is fleeing her unhappy marriage when she finds herself in a small hotel on the banks of Loch Ness. But when a monster is spotted in the depths of the waters, the press descends – and Hannah finds her hiding place is discovered. Someone has been looking for Hannah, and ... Read more

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  • The Labyrinth of the Spirits

    From the bestselling author of The Shadow of the Wind

    Translated by Lucia Graves ...
    The long-awaited new novel from the author of the global bestseller and modern classic, The Shadow of the Wind.As a child, Daniel Sempere discovered among the passageways of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books an extraordinary novel that would change the course of his life. Now a young man in the Barcelona of the late 1950s, Daniel runs the Sempere & Sons bookshop and enjoys a seemingly fulfilling ... Read more

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  • The Doomsday Testament

    An adrenalin-fuelled historical conspiracy thriller you won’t be able to put down…

    by James Douglas ...
    1937, Hitler sent an expedition to Tibet in search of the lost land of Thule.1941, Heinrich Himmler spent a huge fortune, and sacrificed the lives of hundreds of concentration camp prisoners, to turn Wewelsburg Castle in Germany into a shrine to the SS.Art recovery expert Jamie Saintclair thought he knew his grandfather, but when he stumbles upon the old man's lost diary he's astonished to find ... Read more

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  • Unquiet Spirits: Whisky, Ghosts, Murder (A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, Book 2)

    Book 2 - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure
    The new novel from the author of Art in the Blood. December 1889. Fresh from debunking a “ghostly” hound in Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes has returned to London, only to find himself the target of a deadly vendetta.A beautiful client arrives with a tale of ghosts, kidnapping and dynamite on a whisky estate in Scotland, but brother Mycroft trumps all with an urgent assignment in the South of France.On ... Read more

    £2.99

  • Death at Crookham Hall

    The start of a gripping 1920s cozy mystery series from Michelle Salter for 2023

    Book 1 - The Iris Woodmore Mysteries
    A fatal jump. A missing suffragette. An inexplicable murder.London, 1920. For the first time ever, two women are competing against each other to become an MP. Reporter Iris Woodmore has a big story on her hands when she accompanies one of the candidates to the House of Commons. But it’s a place that holds painful memories. In 1914, her mother died there when she fell into the River Thames during a ... Read more

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  • 73 Dove Street

    An emotionally gripping new novel set in 1950s London

    Pre-order the page-turning and evocative new novel from Julie Owen Moylan, author of That Green Eyed Girl'Powerful, poignant and so beautifully drawn - every single scene comes alive' Frances Quinn'Once again, Julie Owen Moylan has created a world that feels completely real and vivid. A hugely enjoyable book' Jodie Chapman'Set in my end of 1950s London, the sense of time and place is beautifully ... Read more

    £7.99

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  • A Thief's Justice

    A completely gripping historical mystery

    Book 2 - A Company of Rogues
    London, 1716. Revenge is a dish best served ice-cold…The city is caught in the vice-like grip of a savage winter. Even the Thames has frozen over. But for Jonas Flynt – thief, gambler, killer – the chilling elements are the least of his worries…Justice Geoffrey Dumont has been found dead at the base of St Paul’s cathedral, and a young male sex-worker, Sam Yates, has been taken into custody for the ... Read more

    £3.99

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  • The Birdcage

    The spellbinding new mystery from the author of Sunday Times bestseller and Richard and Judy pick The Glass House

    by Eve Chase ...
    Three sisters. A twenty year old secret. One chance to set it free . . . THE SPELLBINDING NOVEL FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF RICHARD & JUDY PICK THE GLASS HOUSE'Beautifully written. I loved every word' LISA JEWELL'Gorgeously written, atmospheric and twisty . . . I devoured it!' CLAIRE DOUGLAS'Daphne du Maurier for the modern day' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH<br /... ... Read more

    £2.99

  • The Key In The Lock

    A haunting historical mystery steeped in explosive secrets and lost love

    'Haunting, vivid and urgent' Stacey Halls'Absorbing, beautifully written' Rosie Andrews'An ingenious page turner' The Times--------------Inside lies a secret that won't stay hidden . . .The Great War is ending, but it has taken Ivy's son. Ivy is consumed by discovering what happened to her boy out there in the trenches, while her husband only wants to forget.Then a man... ... Read more

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  • No Ordinary Killing

    A gripping historical crime thriller

    by Jeff Dawson ...
    Book 1 - An Ingo Finch Mystery
    The Empire has a deadly secret... The Number One Historical Thrillers Bestseller1899, South Africa: As the Boer War rages, Captain Ingo Finch of the Royal Army Medical Corps pieces together casualties at the front. Then, recovering in Cape Town, he is woken by local police. A British officer has been murdered, and an RAMC signature is required for the post-mortem.Shocked by the identity of the ... Read more

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  • The Great Deceiver

    The gripping new novel from the bestselling author of The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries

    The next gripping volume in The Brighton Mysteries series by bestselling author Elly Griffiths.**PREORDER NOW**Praise for The Brighton Mysteries:'Recalls the best of Agatha Christie' Sunday Express'Subtle, charming and very good' Daily Mail'Original, lively and gripping' Independent'Wry, emotionally intelligent...satisfying' Sun... ... Read more

    £12.99

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  • The Winter Knight

    by S.J.A. Turney ...
    Book 4 - The Knights Templar
    A murder in a far off castle. A deadly struggle to survive… An intense and gripping Medieval thriller.In the depths of winter at an ancient German castle, high up in the mountains, a noble is found dead under mysterious circumstances.Back at Rourell, Arnau is taking on the responsibilities of a full Templar Knight. But when he is tasked with returning Brother Lütolf’s papers to settle a legal ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Bellman & Black

    A spellbinding historical novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of ONCE UPON A RIVER

    A haunting Victorian ghost story of love, loss and the mystery of death from the bestselling author of THE THIRTEENTH TALE and ONCE UPON A RIVER**'**Fabulous' THE TIMES'This is a ghost story and while it is dark, atmospheric and full of death, what I loved was its life and colour. Setterfield is brilliant at character and setting and can make even a woollen mill fascinating and utterly riveting. A ... Read more

    £0.99

  • The Second Sleep

    the Sunday Times #1 bestselling novel

    by Robert Harris ...
    WHAT IF YOUR FUTURE LIES IN THE PAST?'One word: wonderful. Two words: compulsive reading. Three words: buy it tomorrow. Four words: tonight, if possible.' STEPHEN KING'A thoroughly absorbing, page-turning narrative.' SUNDAY TIMES'Genuinely thrilling.' DAILY TELEGRAPHDusk is gathering <stron... ... Read more

    £5.99 £4.99

  • Blackout

    A Berlin Wartime Thriller - The Richard and Judy Book Club pick

    by Simon Scarrow ...
    Book 1 - A Berlin Wartime Thriller
    THE STUNNING SECOND WORLD WAR THRILLER FROM THE CELEBRATED SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR SIMON SCARROWThe Richard and Judy Bookclub PickThe Times Top Ten bestseller'A wonderfully compelling thriller, reeking of authenticity, and a terrific depiction of the human world within the chilling world of the Third Reich' Peter JamesBerlin, December 1939As ... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • The Fine Art of Invisible Detection

    The thrilling BBC Between the Covers Book Club pick

    The #1 ebook from the Sunday Times bestseller'He's the high priest of plot ... deftly woven, but also beautifully written ... I loved it.' Mel Giedroyc'One of the finest crime writers of any generation' Daily Mail-An unlikely heroine. An even more unlikely detective. And a cold case that's resurfacing with deadly consequences.Umiko Wada has recently had quite enough e... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • A Gladiator's Tale

    A mystery of Ancient Rome

    Book 2 - Leonidas the Gladiator Mysteries
    AD 63Leonidas’s former trainer, Aemil, asks him to look into the disappearances of gladiators from his ludus. Leonidas and Cassia investigate, and soon uncover gruesome murders involving some of the wealthiest citizens of Rome.Leonidas pits his skills against an unknown killer who hunts gladiators from the back lanes of the Subura to prestigious villas atop Rome’s hills. He and Cassia must succeed ... Read more

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  • The Ring that Caesar Wore

    A Mystery of Ancient Rome

    Book 3 - Leonidas the Gladiator Mysteries
    Leonidas is coerced into a dice game with a stranger at his local popina–who turns out to not be such a stranger after all. The man’s presence puts all around him in danger, and Leonidas struggles to keep his identity secret.Leonidas has no wish to be caught up in this trouble–he’s about to begin working as a builder, his ticket out of his life as a gladiator and bodyguard.But the next morning at ... Read more

    £2.99

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  • The Christie Affair

    A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick

    ‘Literally out-Christies Agatha’ - Janice Hallett, bestselling author of The AppealNina de Gramont's The Christie Affair is a stunning novel which reimagines the unexplained eleven-day disappearance of Agatha Christie that captivated the world.In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days. Only I know the truth of her disappearance.I’m no Hercule Poirot.I’m her husband’s mistress.</em... ... Read more

    £5.99

  • The Cold North Sea

    by Jeff Dawson ...
    Book 2 - An Ingo Finch Mystery
    A game of spies, a brutal murder, the fate of an Empire…The North Sea, October 1904 – When Russian warships bombard the Hull trawler fleet, killing innocent fishermen, public outrage pushes Britain and Russia to the brink of war, the sparks from which could inflame the entire Continent.Doctor Ingo Finch, once of the Royal Army Medical Corps, is long done with military adventuring. But when a ... Read more

    £1.99

  • Dark Rooms

    The brand new 2022 Jane Tennison thriller from the bestselling crime writer, Lynda La Plante

    SOMEONE WANTS YOU OUT OF THE PICTURE . . .The thrilling new Detective Jane Tennison crime novel from the Queen of Crime Drama - now available in hardback, eBook and audiobook.__________________________Helena Lanark is the only one who knows about the horrors which once occurred in her family's house. The heiress of an immense family fortune, she now resides in a luxurious care home; her mind and ... Read more

    £7.99

  • The Troubadour's Tale

    A historical thriller that will keep you guessing

    by Ann Swinfen ...
    Book 5 - Oxford Medieval Mysteries
    A treacherous journey, a band of desperate rogues, a shocking, hidden truth.When Nicholas Elyot and his friends set out to spend the Christmas season in the country, they are prepared for a hard journey in winter weather.They are also wary of violence on the road, for these are troubled times after the Great Pestilence, when bands of dispossessed and desolate men roam the countryside of England.It ... Read more

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  • Candle Flame

    by Paul Doherty ...
    Book 13 - The Brother Athelstan Mysteries
    Once again Athelstan must enter the murky world of murder, where nothing is as it seems.February, 1381. London lies frozen in the grip of one of the bitterest winters on record. The ever-rising taxes demanded by the Regent, John of Gaunt, are causing increasing resentment among the city’s poor.The seething unrest boils over into a bloody massacre at a splendid Southwark tavern, The Candle Flame, ... Read more

    £1.99