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As Amelia Peabody and her husband travel down the Nile to the remote desert site of Amarna, she is forced to disclose a dangerous secret that can cost her the...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 1994
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A Gaslight Mystery-- The new mystery series Catherine Coulter calls 'Tantalizing...' As a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York, Sarah Brandt has seen pain and joy. Now she will work for...Read More
Publication Date: May 1999
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Hailed by NPR’s Fresh Air as part Testament of Youth, part Dorothy Sayers, and part Upstairs, Downstairs, this astonishing debut has already won fans from coast to coast and is...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 2004
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In turn-of-the century New York City, midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy see birth and death--and even murder....Phenomenal praise for Murder on Astor Place:'Victoria Thompson shines....Anne Perry a...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2000
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Woods introduces a demoted 1930's Hollywood detective who is reassigned to security detail for Centurion Pictures. His charm has columnists dubbing him 'the Prince of Beverly Hills,' until he uncovers...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2005
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Superintendent Thomas Pitt investigates the murder of London's most renowned social photographer in this installment in Anne Perry's Victoriana mystery series. Scandal erupts when word gets out that Delbert Cathcart's...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2001
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Nothing in Pears's five archly amusing art mysteries hints at the range or depth or boldness of this multifaceted scrutiny of a murder case in Restoration Oxford....'Rashomon' meets 'The Name...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 1999
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Fresh off the boat from Ireland, young Molly Murphy finds herself accused of a murder she didn't commit. With the help of attractive copper Daniel Sullivan, she combs the streets...Read More
Publication Date: Dec 2002
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The third installment of C. J. Sansom's acclaimed Matthew Shardlake mystery series C. J . Sansom has garnered a wider audience and increased critical praise with each new novel published....Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2008
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Publication Date: Jan 2008
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Superintendent Thomas Pitt is exiled to the dreary neighborhood of Spitalfields after one of his investigations leads to the conviction for murder of his nemesis, John Adinett. In Spitalfields, he...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2002
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With her visionary sensibility, Anne Perry is the master of the 'you are there' school of hist-myst storytelling....[S]he doesn't paint quaint pictures of a distant time; she projects herself into...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2005
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For everyone who loves Jane Austen...the second tantalizing mystery in a new series that transforms the beloved author into a dazzling sleuth Jane and her family are looking forward to...Read More
Publication Date: Nov 1997
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It is the summer of 1950-and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 2010
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Comfortably ensconced in their late great-uncle's "Grace and Favor" mansion, brother and sister Robert and Lily Brewster are riding out the Depression, penniless but in high style. Now a new...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2005
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William Monk, the unquestionably handsome, somewhat vain, but genuinely tenderhearted 'agent of enquiry' is back on the streets of Victorian London, investigating his 10th case, a missing woman. Miriam Gardiner...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2000
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A Templar treasure for mystery readers! An honorable-yet world-weary-Knight Templar solves the mysteries of Medieval England. After eight years of captivity in the Holy Land, Templar Bascot de Marins escapes...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 2007
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When four women including his wife are kidnapped and imprisoned in the tower of a ruined palace, Sano Ichiro is directed by his shogun under penalty of death to work...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2004
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When 1694 Edo erupts into violence in the wake of a conflict between two rival factions, the shogun's most esteemed investigator, Sano Ichiro, is urged by both sides to join...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 2005
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A company of mercenaries is in residence in the town of Crediton; although they are commonplace in 14th-century England, this group is particularly troublesome, seducing the local girls and showing...Read More
Publication Date: May 1998
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A masked stranger offers to reveal an Egyptian queen's lost tomb...and Amelia Peabody and her irascible archeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson, are intrigued, to say the least. When the guide mysteriously...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 1997
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Fresh from a six-month sojourn in Italy, Lady Julia returns home to Sussex to find her father's estate crowded with family and friends--but dark deeds are afoot at the deconsecrated...Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2009
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Lily Brewster and her brother Robert have all the appearances of being filthy rich, even though the family fortune went out the window with the crash of 1929.But thanks to...Read More
Publication Date: May 2000
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The Dante Club includes such scholars and intellectual luminaries of mid-19th-century Boston as Longfellow, Holmes, and Lowell. Their attempt to introduce Dante’s DIVINE COMEDY to the Harvard curriculum leads to...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 2006
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If Lily and Robert Brewster no longer have a penny to their names, at least they have a roof over their heads in this bleak Depression November of 1932...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2004
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At West Point Academy in 1830, the calm of an October evening is shattered by the discovery of a young cadet's body swinging from a rope. The next morning,...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 2007
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An atmospheric debut novel set on the gritty streets of Victorian London, 'Some Danger Involved' introduces detective Cyrus Barker and his apprentice, Thomas Llewelyn, as they work to solve the...Read More
Publication Date: May 2005
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An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind's classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man's indulgence in his greatest passion-his sense of smell-leads to murder....Read More
Publication Date: Feb 2001
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In this latest entry in Jacqueline Winspear’s acclaimed, bestselling mystery series—“less whodunits than why-dunits, more P.D. James than Agatha Christie” (USA Today)—Maisie Dobbs takes on her most personal cas...Read More
Publication Date: Mar 2012
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Christopher Marlowe investigates a possible act of witchcraft in the third of this intriguing historical mystery series.  - July, 1585. Desperate to pursue his chosen career as a professional playwright,...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 2012
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