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  • Peril in Paris

    by Rhys Bowen ...
    Series Book 16 - A Royal Spyness Mystery
    Lady Georgiana Rannoch and her dashing husband, Darcy, are awaiting a bundle of joy, but an unexpected trip to Paris will thrust them straight into a tangled web of international intrigue in this all-new mystery in the New York Times bestselling Royal Spyness series from Rhys Bowen.What a delight it is to finally be able to enjoy a simple meal again! I have been in the throes of morning sickness ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Peerless (Novel) Vol. 1

    by Meng Xi Shi ...
    Series Book 1 - Peerless (Novel)
    On a snowy night, an envoy sent by the Kingdom of Khotan is ambushed on the road, massacred with his escort. Not a living soul remains, and the attackers vanish--along with a precious jade intended as tribute to the Emperor of Sui. A member of the emperor's secret intelligence agency, the Jiejian Bureau, pursues the case: the formidable deputy chief, Feng Xiao. His investigation takes him to ... Read more

    $9.99 USD


  • The Librarian of Crooked Lane

    by C.J. Archer ...
    Series Book 1 - The Glass Library
    A librarian with a mysterious past, a war hero with a secret, and the heist of a magic painting. THE LIBRARIAN OF CROOKED LANE is an intriguing new fantasy from C.J. Archer, the USA Today bestselling author of the Glass and Steele series.Librarian Sylvia Ashe knows nothing about her past, having grown up without a father and a mother who refused to discuss him. When she stumbles upon a diary that ... Read more

    $4.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wait Until Midnight

    by Amanda Quick ...
    “A wonderful story of mystery and romance.… Amanda Quick is the queen of romance. All of her books are keepers, and Wait Until Midnight is no exception.”—A Romance ReviewThe sins of Adam Hardesty’s past have been discovered. And if he does not hunt down his blackmailer quickly, his secrets will be revealed to all. But there is an obstacle in his way: sensation novelist Caroline Fordyce. She knows ... Read more

    $6.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Last Ballad

    A Novel

    by Wiley Cash ...
    Winner of the Southern Book Prize for Literary FictionNamed a Best Book of 2017 by the Chicago Public Library and the American Library Association“Wiley Cash reveals the dignity and humanity of people asking for a fair shot in an unfair world.”- Christina Baker Kline, author of A Piece of the World and Orphan TrainThe New York Times bestselling aut... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Comfort of Ghosts

    Series Book 18 - Maisie Dobbs
    **A milestone in historical mystery fiction as Maisie Dobbs takes her final bow!The Comfort of Ghosts completes Jacqueline Winspear’s ground-breaking and internationally bestselling series.“An outstanding historical series.”—The New York Times“Winspear is a brilliant writer, mixing the history and the mystery with the psychology of criminals and victims*.”—The Historical Novel Society*Psychologist ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Gentleman of Unreliable Honor

    Series Book 6 - The Lord Julian Mysteries
    He’s cheated death…Lord Julian Caldicott is summoned by his estranged mother to search for old love letters she has misplaced. Julian soon realizes the letters along with other items of sentimental value have been stolen. The thief is preying on wealthy women, purloining mementos both dear and scandalous. If the missing items become public, many reputations will be ruined, including the duchess’s. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD


  • Schemes & Scandals

    Series Book 3.5 - A Rip Through Time
    It’s Mallory Atkinson’s first Christmas in Scotland. Victorian Scotland, that is. Also, as the twenty-first-century detective learns, Christmas really isn’t a thing in Victorian Scotland. It’s all about Hogmanay. But her boss, Dr. Duncan Gray, treats her to an early gift of tickets to the event of the season: a Charles Dickens reading. There, they bump into Lady Inglis—the lovely widow who has ... Read more

    $3.99 USD


  • The Word Is Murder

    A Novel

    Series Book 1 - A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery
    "One of the most entertaining mysteries of the year. It’s also one of the most stimulating, as it ponders such questions as: Which is of greater interest to the reader, the crime or the detective? And: Is the pencil truly mightier than the butcher knife?” — Wall Street JournalNew York Times bestselling author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty, Anthony Horowitz has yet again brilliantly reinvented the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Luminaries

    The winner of the Man Booker Prize, this "expertly written, perfectly constructed" bestseller (The Guardian) is now a Starz miniseries.It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to stake his claim in New Zealand's booming gold rush. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of 12 local men who have met in secret to discuss a series of unexplained events: a wealthy man has ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

    by Claire North ...
    Wildly original, funny and moving, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August is an extraordinary story of a life lived again and again from World Fantasy Award-winning author Claire North.Harry August is on his deathbed. Again.No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Postcard

    by Anne Berest ...
    Translated by Tina Kover ...
    A BEST BOOK OF THE YEARTIME Magazine・NPR・Library Journal・The Globe and Mail・Lilith・Forward Magazine・Toronto Star・The New YorkerWinner of the Choix Goncourt Prize, Anne Berest’s The Postcard is a vivid portrait of twentieth-century Parisian intellectual and artistic life, an enthralling investigation into family secrets, and poignant tale of a Jewish family devastated by ... ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Death of Mr Dodsley

    A London Bibliomystery

    by John Ferguson ...
    Series series British Library Crime Classics
    "Golden Age fans with a taste for deferred gratification are in for another unexpected treat."–Kirkus ReviewsA fair play, double twist mystery where a beloved London bookseller with a passion for rare books is found shot to death in his locked bookshop.Mr. Richard Dodsley, owner of a fine secondhand bookshop on Charing Cross Road, has been found murdered in the cold hours of the morning. He'd been ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Death by Water

    Series Book 15 - Phryne Fisher Mysteries
    "While memories of the Titanic linger among the ship's passengers, readers are treated to descriptions of sumptuous meals and snippets of Maori lore, along with a tantalizing mystery. Those who long to revel in a glamorous if imperfect past will be satisfied." —Publishers WeeklyThe nice men at P&O are worried. A succession of jewelry thefts from the first-class passengers is hardly the best ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Ravenwood Mysteries

    Books 1-3

    by Sabrina Flynn ...
    Series series Ravenwood Mysteries
    Atticus Riot isn’t your average Victorian detective, but then neither is his new partner. Murder, mayhem, and a dash of romance in this binge-worthy mystery series!Atticus Riot wants to leave his tortured past behind, but his partner’s murder haunts his every step. Before he can find peace, the gunfighter turned detective needs to find the killer. But then a missing heiress draws him into a ... Read more

    $11.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Spring of Kasper Meier

    ‘Beguiling, unsettling, and wonderfully atmospheric' (Sarah Waters)

    by Ben Fergusson ...
    Fergusson has already won two awards for this gripping and atmospheric debut, a thriller set amid the rubble of a defeated Berlin in 1945...Original and highly accomplished' Sunday TimesShortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2015Berlin, 1946. Everything is in short supply. Including the truth.The war is over, but Berlin is a desolate sea of rubble. There is a short... ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • A Rip Through Time

    A Novel

    Series Book 1 - Rip Through Time Novels
    In this series debut from New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong, a modern-day homicide detective finds herself in Victorian Scotland—in an unfamiliar body—with a killer on the loose."A great read." —Charlaine HarrisMAY 20, 2019: Homicide detective Mallory Atkinson is in Edinburgh to be with her dying grandmother. While out on a jog one evening, Mallory hears a woman in distress. She’s ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Sherlock Holmes and Mr Hyde

    The Classified Dossier

    Series Book 2 - The Classified Dossier
    A deftly crafted, scintillating mash-up of Victorian mystery and horror – Sherlock Holmes and Mr Hyde encounter villains with unfathomable, terrifying abilities…A darkness has descended on London. A series of grisly murders are uncovered, trophies taken, bodies arranged and soon there are whispers of Jack the Ripper’s return.A new client arrives at Baker Street seeking Sherlock Holmes’s help: Dr ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Better Sister

    A Novel

    by Alafair Burke ...
    Soon to be a series starring Elizabeth Banks and Jessica BielA Washington Post and Sun Sentinel Best Book of the Year“Cunning. . . . Get ready to be led down the garden path to a conclusion so morally ambiguous a professional ethicist might have to be called in.” — Washington PostFrom Alafair Burke—New York Times bestselling author of the runaway hit, The Wife— co... ... Read more

    $12.49 USD $10.99 USD

  • Revelation

    A Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery

    by C. J. Sansom ...
    Series Book 4 - A Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery
    The fourth novel in the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series—the inspiration for the Hulu original series Shardlake!In 1543, while Tudor England is abuzz with King Henry VIII's wooing of Lady Catherine Parr, Matthew Shardlake is working to defend a teenage boy, a religious fanatic being held in the infamous Bedlam hospital for the insane. Then, when an old friend is murdered, Shardlake's search ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Benevolent Society of Ill-Mannered Ladies

    **A Washington Post Best Mystery Novel of 2023A high society amateur detective at the heart of Regency London uses her wits and invisibility as an ‘old maid’ to protect other women in a new and fiercely feminist historical mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Alison Goodman.**Lady Augusta Colebrook, “Gus,” is determinedly unmarried, bored by society life, and tired of being ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Five Decembers

    by James Kestrel ...
    Winner of the 2022 Edgar Award for Best Novel“War, imprisonment, torture, romance…The novel has an almost operatic symmetry, and Kestrel turns a beautiful phrase.”New York TimesFive Decembers is a gripping thriller, a staggering portrait of war, and a heartbreaking love story, as unforgettable as All the Light We Cannot See.nominated for Best Novel in the 2022 EDGAR AWARDSNOMINATED F... ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • M is for Marquess

    A Wallflower and Spy Hot Historical Romance

    Series Book 2 - Heart of Enquiry
    From USA Today & International Bestseller Grace Callaway comes a steamy and riveting tale!A former spy with dangerous secrets fears nothing...except his dark desire for the delicate virgin he cannot have."Gabriel and Thea from this book were two of the best characters I read this year." -Romantic Historical Reviews"It had me captivated from the beginning with a hot alpha and dark sensual promises; ... Read more

    $5.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Murder at the Mena House

    Series Book 1 - A Jane Wunderly Mystery
    Well-heeled travelers from around the world flock to the Mena House Hotel—an exotic gem in the heart of Cairo where cocktails flow, adventure dispels the aftershocks of World War I, and deadly dangers wait in the shadows . . .WINNER OF THE 2021 AGATHA AWARDEgypt, 1926.Fiercely independent American Jane Wunderly has made up her mind: she won’t be swept off her feet on a trip abroad. Despite her ... Read more

    $10.99 USD