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The Sculthorpe Murder (The Detective Lavender Mysteries)

Review ?This traditional-style mystery evokes life in the English countryside of 1810 along the canal network, using authentic details and conjuring a cast of imaginable residents. Its resolute i [...]

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Crimson Snow (British Library Crime Classics)

Review The stories are well-chosen and Martin Edwards' introduction and notes are ever-useful. An excellent gift for lovers of classic mystery stories. (Eric Bruce Amazon)Edwards's second winter- [...]

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Murder on High Holborn (Exploits of Thomas Chaloner)

Review Once again, Gregory brings to bear her extraordinary ability to paint a period picture of London in all its grimness and grittiness. Hats off to the lady!?Daily MailSusanna Gregory has an [...]

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The Riot (Inspector Stratton)

About the Author Laura Wilson is an award-winning British writer of historical crime fiction based on real events. She is also the crime reviewer for the British newspaper The Guardian. She lives [...]

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Judge Savage

From Publishers Weekly Using the same captivating narrative technique as in 1999's highly acclaimed Europa, Parks relates the dizzying tale of a man in crisis. The veteran British author employs [...]

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Music of the Distant Stars (An Aelf Fen Mystery)

From Publishers Weekly At the start of Clare's engaging third Aelf Fen medieval mystery featuring apprentice healer Lassair (after February 2010's Mist over the Water), Lassair discovers a second [...]

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The Medea Complex

Review ?A harrowing trip through the dark corridors of a Victorian asylum and the unexpected twists of relationships that are as complex as they are compelling. Nuanced and mesmerizing.??Deanna R [...]

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Slay Bells (Pennyfoot Hotel, Book 14)

In the spirit of the season, Cecily opens the doors of the Pennyfoot Hotel to host a holiday party where the children can meet Father Christmas. Unfortunately the jolly old man fails to appear. Worse still, he's left beh [...]

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Murder in the Afternoon (A Kate Shackleton Mystery)

Review ?Kate Shackleton joins Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs?. They make excellent heroines.? ?Literary Review on the Kate Shackleton Mysteries?Frances Brody succeeds brilliantly. . . Her pos [...]

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A Rustle of Silk: A new forensic mystery series set in Stuart England (A Gabriel Taverner Mystery)

Review 'Clare has carefully researched the period she is writing about and offers authentic, engaging historical detail, but her real gift is as a superb storyteller whose clever, twisty plots; b [...]

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Haiti Noir (Akashic Noir)

From Booklist Eighteen authors who either live in Haiti or have connections to the country contribute stories of greed, love, lust, murder, and other traditional noir themes. Along with many othe [...]

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Lone Star Noir (Akashic Noir)

From Publishers Weekly Divided into three sections (Gulf Coast, Back Roads, and Big City), Akashic's Texas noir volume offers mostly unknown names among its 14 contributors. Highlights include Jo [...]

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Holiday Connections

About the Author F. Sharon Swope was a newspaper columnist for many years while raising her four children. Inspired by the success of one of those daughters at publishing children's books, Sharon [...]

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Best Short Stories (Dover Large Print Classics)

From the Back Cover William Sydney Porter (1862?1910), better known as O. Henry, led a life similar to those of his own fictional characters. Convicted of embezzlement, he found inspiration in hi [...]

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Secrets & Sovereigns: The Uncollected Stories of E. Phillips Oppenheim (Stark House Mystery Classics)

Review 'Spirited, aggressive, vigorous, mysterious, and, best of all, well told.' --Boston Transcript'Thoroughly readable and exciting from end to end. Carries the reader along breathlessly.' --N [...]

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The Third Rumpole Omnibus

About the Author John Mortimer is a playwright, novelist, and former practicing barrister who has written many film scripts as well as stage, radio, and television plays, the Rumpole plays, for w [...]

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Sherlock Holmes: Selected Stories (Oxford Worlds Classics)

About the Author Barry McCrea taught at Yale before moving to the University of Notre Dame. His novel, The First Verse was published in 2005; his most recent work is In the Company of Strangers: [...]

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The Incredulity Of Father Brown

From the Publisher 8 1-hour cassettes --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. Read more About the Author [...]

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