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  • Hue & Cry

    by Shirley McKay ...
    series The Hew Cullan Mysteries
    Introducing sixteenth-century Scottish lawyer and amateur sleuth Hew Cullan in “a gripping mystery that holds the reader to the very last page” (John Burnside, prize-winning poet and novelist).1579, St Andrews. A thirteen-year-old boy meets his death on the streets of the university city of St Andrews, and suspicion falls upon one of the regents at the university, Nicholas Colp. Hew Cullan, a ... Read more

    $0.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Price of Lemon Cake

    A Below Stairs Mysteries Novella

    series Below Stairs Mysteries
    When Kat Holloway approaches Lady Bobby Perry and Judith Townsend to help her discover what a young aristo is getting up to in a gentleman’s club, Bobby quickly accepts, coaxing a promise of Mrs. Holloway’s stupendous lemon cake in return.But the investigation quickly turns into more than a simple spy mission, forcing Judith to confront a painful part her past. Both Judith and Bobby must bring ... Read more

    $2.99 USD


  • The Summer of the Danes

    by Ellis Peters ...
    series The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael
    The twelfth-century Welsh monk is caught up in civil war and captured by Danish mercenaries, in the Silver Dagger Award–winning medieval mystery series.In the summer of 1144, a strange calm has settled over England. The armies of King Stephen and the Empress Maud, the two royal cousins contending for the throne, have temporarily exhausted each other. On the whole, Brother Cadfael considers peace a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Ruse of Shadows

    by Sherry Thomas ...
    Book 8 - The Lady Sherlock Series
    Charlotte Holmes is accustomed to solving crimes, not being accused of them, but she finds herself in a dreadfully precarious position as the bestselling Lady Sherlock series continues.Charlotte’s success on the RMS Provence has afforded her a certain measure of time and assurance. Taking advantage of that, she has been busy, plotting to prise the man her sister loves from Moriarty’s iron grip ... Read more

    $12.99 USD


  • A Nobleman's Guide to Seducing a Scoundrel

    by KJ Charles ...
    Book 2 - The Doomsday Books
    Bridgerton goes Gothic in this sweeping Regency romance by celebrated author KJ Charles.Major Rufus d'Aumesty has unexpectedly become the Earl of Oxney, master of a remote Norman manor on the edge of the infamous Romney Marsh. There he's beset on all sides, his position contested both by his greedy uncle and by Luke Doomsday, son of a notorious smuggling clan.The earl and the smuggler should be ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Secret Lives of Country Gentlemen

    by KJ Charles ...
    Book 1 - The Doomsday Books
    Gothic scandal meets Bridgerton intrigue in this swashbuckling Regency romance from celebrated author KJ Charles.Abandoned by his father, Gareth Inglis grew up lonely, prickly, and well-used to disappointment. Still, he longs for a connection. When he meets a charming stranger, he falls head over heels—until everything goes wrong and he's left alone again. Then Gareth's father dies, turning the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Serpent in the Thorns

    series The Crispin Guest Medieval Mysteries
    The disgraced knight turned inquiry agent searches for a missing relic in this Macavity Award-finalist mystery set in fourteenth century London.Former knight Crispin Guest is now known in the streets of medieval London as the Tracker—an investigator who can find anything and anyone. What begins as a straightforward case of murder turns complicated when Crispin realizes that the victim was an ... Read more

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  • A Botanist's Guide to Flowers and Fatality

    by Kate Khavari ...
    Book 2 - A Saffron Everleigh Mystery
    **Brilliant botanist Saffron Everleigh is back and ready for adventure in Kate Khavari’s next mesmerizing historical mystery.“A cleverly plotted puzzle” (Ashley Weaver) in the vein of Opium and Absinthe, this second installment is perfect for fans of Rhys Bowen and Sujata Massey.**1920s London isn’t the ideal place for a brilliant woman with lofty ambitions. But research assistant Saffron ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Traitors Gate

    24 hours to stop the crime of the century The race against time is about to begin…THE TOWER OF LONDON…Impenetrable. Well protected. Secure. Home to the most valuable jewels on earth. But once a year, when the Queen attends the State Opening of Parliament, the Metropolitan Police must execute the most secret operation in their armory as they transport the Crown Jewels across London.SCOTLAND YARD… ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Mydworth Mysteries - A Fatal Affair

    Book 15 - A Cosy Historical Mystery Series
    From the authors of the best-selling series CHERRINGHAMWhen Harry takes Kat to Venice for their wedding anniversary, he promises parties on the Lido, sunset dinners, and dancing in the moonlight. But when the US embassy in Rome quietly asks them to help investigate the mysterious death of an undercover Treasury agent, romance must wait. And within hours - in this great city of canals and bridges - ... Read more

    $3.99 USD


  • Two-Way Murder

    by E.C.R. Lorac ...
    series British Library Crime Classics
    Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of MurderIt is a dark and misty night—isn't it always?—and bachelors Nicholas and Ian are driving to the ball at Fordings, a beautiful concert hall in the countryside. There waits the charming Dilys Maine, and a party buzzing with rumours of one Rosemary Reeve who disappeared on the eve of this event the previous year, not found to this day. With ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Mitford Murders

    A Mystery

    Book 1 - The Mitford Murders
    "A real murder, a real family and a brand new crime fiction heroine are woven together to make a fascinating, and highly enjoyable, read. I loved it."—Julian Fellowes, creator and writer of Downton Abbey and BelgraviaThe first in a series of thrilling Golden Age-style mysteries, set among the Mitford sisters, and based on a real unsolved murder, by Jessica Fellowes, author of the New York Times ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • A Rare Interest In Corpses

    by Ann Granger ...
    series The Inspector Ben Ross Mysteries
    A classic mystery from “an accomplished veteran . . . [ who] knows her history and relates it with charm in this peek at Victorian morals and foibles” (Kirkus Reviews).It is 1864 when Lizzie Martin takes up the post of lady’s companion to a wealthy widow who is also a slum landlord. Lizzie is intrigued to learn that her predecessor as companion had disappeared, supposedly having run off with an ... Read more

    $8.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Death on Deadline

    series The Nero Wolfe Mysteries
    To save his favorite newspaper, Wolfe steps into the crossfire of a tabloid warMaster sleuth Nero Wolfe’s small circle of friends is limited to his assistant Archie Goodwin, his chef Fritz, and Lon Cohen, the head man at the New York Gazette. Cohen knows more about the city’s power structure than any man in Manhattan, and for years he happily passed Wolfe information in return for the odd ... Read more

    $11.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Too Wicked to Kiss

    Gothic Historical Romance

    by Erica Ridley ...
    Book 1 - Gothic Love Stories
    "Sensual and witty... A delicious, dark Gothic treat!"- Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling authorA darkly romantic gothic mystery with hidden motives and forbidden love from a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author:HIS TOUCH HOLDS HER CAPTIVEFrom the ravens circling its spires to the gargoyles adorning its roof, Blackberry Manor looms ominously over its rambling grounds. And behind ... Read more

    $4.99 USD $0.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Big Four

    Hercule Poirot takes on international intrigue as he investigates "the Big Four" on an international stage. With his friend Hastings and his "twin brother" to help—will it be enough to solve one of his deadliest cases? Includes a new Introducion and an Agatha Christie Bibliography. ... Read more

    $1.08 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Theory of Haunting

    Edited by Sarah Monette ...
    Kyle Murchison Booth, archivist at the Parrington Museum, has heard of Thirdhop Scarp. Everyone has. The house has been notorious ever since the night that homeowner J.A. Cathcart murdered his entire family, and was found cupping the heart of his eldest daughter in his hands as tenderly as he would a wounded bird.It is not the first time the house has experienced unsettling events. And it will not ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Traitor

    by Rory Clements ...
    series The John Shakespeare Mysteries
    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 nothing is so simple when the country is a hotbed of secret loyalties and civil unrest. During his mission, Shakespeare stumbles upon Catholic priests in hiding, a mysterious Bohemian ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Ordinary Grace

    A Novel

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVELWINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARDA SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2013From New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger, a brilliant new novel about a young man, a small town, and murder in the summer of 1961.“That was it. That was all of it. A grace so ordinary there was no reason at all to remember it. Yet ... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Lady Violet Goes for a Gallop

    The Lady Violet Mysteries, Book Six

    Book 6 - The Lady Violet Mysteries
    Lady Violet has decided that life in noisy, crowded, busy London is simply not her cup of tea. Her search for a rural property to purchase must be set aside when she learns that Hugh St. Sevier has been accused of murder. Worse, the handsome physician is doing nothing to aid those trying to exonerate him.Though it requires out-smarting the magistrate, enlisting the aid of Sebastian, Marquess of ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Maisie Dobbs

    Book 1 - Maisie Dobbs
    Lady Rowan Compton first met Maisie when, at thirteen, she went into service as a maid at her ladyship’s Belgravia mansion. A suffragette, Lady Rowan took the remarkably smart youngster under her wing and became her patron. She encouraged Maisie to study at Cambridge, and was aided in this by Maurice Blanche, a friend often retained as an investigator by the elite of Europe when discretion and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Her Prodigal Passion

    A Hot Wallflower and Rake Regency Romance

    Book 4 - Mayhem in Mayfair
    "It features an UNDERGROUND FIGHTER (in a historical setting). What else, can I say, except…I LOVED IT!!!” -Goodreads“I thoroughly enjoyed this story. Grace Callaway is a remarkable writer.” -Love Romance PassionA Diamond in the RoughMerchant's daughter Charity Sparkler is a sensible miss who harbors one secret folly: she's in love with her best friend's brother. She knows that the worldly rake ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Next in Line (William Warwick Novels)

    series William Warwick Novels
    “Only someone like Jeffrey Archer . . . could have written a compelling story like this. Every page bristles with suspense and the ending comes at you with the force of a tank round”—DAVID BALDACCITHE UNPUTDOWNABLE NEW THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE CLIFTON CHRONICLES – PERFECT FOR FANS OF KEN FOLLET, JOHN GRISHAM and DANIEL SILVALondon, 1988. Royal fever sweeps the nation as Britain ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Murder at the Merton Library

    Book 7 - A Wrexford & Sloane Mystery
    For fans of Miss Scarlet and the Duke and Bridgerton—a masterfully plotted mystery that combines engaging protagonists with rich historical detail and “an unusually rich look at Regency life,” (Publishers Weekly), plus a touch of romance that readers of Amanda Quick and Deanna Raybourn will savor.Responding to an urgent plea from a troubled family friend, the Earl of Wrexford journeys to Oxford ... Read more

    $16.99 USD