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Historical mysteries books

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A Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys A Dangerous Crossing

1939, Europe on the brink of war. Lily Shepherd leaves England on an ocean liner for Australia, escaping her life of drudgery for new horizons. She is instantly seduced by the world onboard: cocktails, black-tie balls and beautiful sunsets. Suddenly,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2017
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The Other Mrs Walker by Mary Paulson-Ellis The Other Mrs Walker

The Other Mrs Walker is the beguiling debut from Mary Paulson-Ellis, for fans of Kate Atkinson and Sarah Waters. Somehow she'd always known that she would end like this. In a small square room, in a small square flat. In...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/03/2017
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Falling Creatures by Katherine Stansfield Falling Creatures

Cornwall, 1844. On a lonely moorland farm not far from Jamaica Inn, farmhand Shilly finds love in the arms of Charlotte Dymond. When she's found on the moor with her throat cut, Shilly is determined to find out who is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2017
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Bryant & May - Wild Chamber by Christopher Fowler Bryant & May - Wild Chamber

Tells a story that begins at the end of an investigation, as the members of London's Peculiar Crimes Unit race to catch a killer near London Bridge Station in the rain, not realising that they're about to cause a bizarre...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2017
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Ordeal by Fire by Sarah Hawkswood Ordeal by Fire

September 1143. Sergeant Catchpoll hopes a fire at a Worcester silversmith's is just an accident, but when there is a second fire, and a charred corpse is discovered, he has no choice but to call in the undersheriff, Hugh Bradecote,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/03/2017
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Arrowood by Mick Finlay Arrowood

'Arrowood feels... like he's always existed, we're only now being treated to an introduction. Mick Finlay's atmospheric, detailed, singular London is a terrifying place I hope to return to again and again.' - Ross Armstrong, bestselling author of The Watcher
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2017
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The Colour of Cold Blood The Third Sebastian Foxley Medieval Murder Mystery by Toni Mount The Colour of Cold Blood The Third Sebastian Foxley Medieval Murder Mystery


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 22/03/2017
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Enemy Action by Mike Hollow Enemy Action

Pacifists don't own revolvers. But Paul Ramsey does. Does this have anything to do with his brutal death?
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2017
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Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Murders An Account of the Matter by John Watson M.D. by Mark Sohn Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Murders An Account of the Matter by John Watson M.D.


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 15/03/2017
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Graceland Cemetery in Chicago A Sherlockian Walk Midst the Tombstones by Brenda Rossini Graceland Cemetery in Chicago A Sherlockian Walk Midst the Tombstones


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 08/03/2017
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Burning Secrets by Clio Gray Burning Secrets

Strontian, a village on Ardnamurchan Peninsula, is inhabited by mining folk, eking out a living from the unforgiving land and turning a blind eye to the smugglers who plague the coast. A bag of bones is pulled out of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2017
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Sherlock Holmes: To a Country House Darkly And Other New Adventures by N. M. Scott Sherlock Holmes: To a Country House Darkly And Other New Adventures


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2017
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Shadow on the Highway by Deborah Swift Shadow on the Highway


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017
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The Assembly of the Dead by Saeida Rouass The Assembly of the Dead

Morocco, 1906. As women disappear from the streets of Marrakesh, Farook Al-Alami, is summoned to solve the case. Investigating crimes in a country without a police force, Farook enters Marrakesh with a recommendation from the Sultan. But in a city...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017
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Saddled with Death by Irene Sauman Saddled with Death


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 01/03/2017
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Rebellion's Message by Michael Jecks Rebellion's Message


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017
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A Shocking Assassination A Reverend Mother Mystery Set in 1920s' Ireland by Cora Harrison A Shocking Assassination A Reverend Mother Mystery Set in 1920s' Ireland


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Death Scene A 1920s Mystery by Jane A. Adams Death Scene A 1920s Mystery


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2017
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Eleventh Hour A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe by M. J. Trow Eleventh Hour A Tudor Mystery Featuring Christopher Marlowe


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2017
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The Women of the Souk A Mystery Set in Pre-World War I Egypt by Michael Pearce The Women of the Souk A Mystery Set in Pre-World War I Egypt


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017
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Treason in the Secret City A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee by Diane Fanning Treason in the Secret City A World War Two Mystery Set in Tennessee


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017
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Death at the Boston Tea Party An 18th Century Mystery by Deryn Lake Death at the Boston Tea Party An 18th Century Mystery


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Against the Light An Irish Nationalist Mystery Set in Edwardian London by Marjorie Eccles Against the Light An Irish Nationalist Mystery Set in Edwardian London


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017
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The Lost Order by Steve Berry The Lost Order

The explosive new Cotton Malone thriller by the international bestseller Steve Berry.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017
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Clash of Spheres by P.F. Chisholm Clash of Spheres

It's late August, 1592. Sir Robert Carey, cousin to Queen Elizabeth from the wrong side of Henry VIII's blanket, remains at his post on the Borders at Carlisle. He has at last been confirmed by his monarch as Deputy Warden...
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The Cardinal's Court A Hugh Mac Egan Mystery by Cora Harrison The Cardinal's Court A Hugh Mac Egan Mystery

The first book in the Hugh Mac Egan murder mystery series, written by bestselling novelist Cora Harrison.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017
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A Season of Knives by P. F. Chisholm A Season of Knives

An Elizabethan romp through roguish courtiers, rival gangs, rustling, treason, and high ambition.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017
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Holy Blood An Eden Grey Mystery by Kim Fleet Holy Blood An Eden Grey Mystery

Private investigator Eden Grey soon finds herself on the hunt for a killer that will lead to revenge, espionage and bloodshed.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017
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A Mask of Shadows by Oscar De Muriel A Mask of Shadows

Frey & McGray are back for their biggest and best case yet...1890. The Scottish Play is coming home. But before the darling couple of London theatre, Henry Irving & Ellen Terry, take their acclaimed Macbeth north of the border, terror...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017
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The Third Nero Flavia Albia 5 (Falco: The New Generation) by Lindsey Davis The Third Nero Flavia Albia 5 (Falco: The New Generation)

From the creator of Falco comes Falco: the new generation, featuring her unforgettable heroine Flavia Albia in her fifth novel.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017
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The Faerie Hills A Muirteach MacPhee Mystery by Susan McDuffie The Faerie Hills A Muirteach MacPhee Mystery


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 27/02/2017
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Death of a Kootch Show Girl by Corey Recko Death of a Kootch Show Girl


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Dandy Gilver and a Most Misleading Habit by Catriona McPherson Dandy Gilver and a Most Misleading Habit

A delightful Dandy Gilver mystery by Catriona McPherson, set in 1930s Scotland. For fans of PG Wodehouse, Dorothy L Sayers and Agatha Christie.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
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Deadly Prospects by Clio Gray Deadly Prospects

1869, Sutherland, Scotland, and the Kildonan Gold Rush is in full swing. And then one of the panners is murdered, and strange scratchings left on stones where he is found. Brogar Finn and Sholto McKay are on hand to investigate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
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The Coroner's Daughter by Andrew Hughes The Coroner's Daughter

1816 was the year without a summer. A rare climatic event has brought frost to July, and a lingering fog casts a pall over a Dublin stirred by zealotry and civil unrest, torn between evangelical and rationalist dogma. Amid the...
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A Mass for the Dead A Muirteach MacPhee Mystery by Susan McDuffie A Mass for the Dead A Muirteach MacPhee Mystery


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 22/02/2017
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Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time by Michael Druce Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 22/02/2017
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Murder Points a Finger by David Alexander Murder Points a Finger


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Date with the Executioner by Edward Marston Date with the Executioner

1817, Chalk Farm, London. At dawn the scene is set for a duel between a lady's two ardent admirers. Although the duel is broken up, later in the day one of the duellists is found dead, shot between the eyes....
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2017
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Steps to the Gallows by Edward Marston Steps to the Gallows

A scurrilous newspaper has built up a large following by publishing details of political and sexual scandals. When the editor is killed and the printing press smashed to bits, the Invisible Detectives are hired by the man who financed the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2017
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The Incubus by David Penny The Incubus


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 13/02/2017
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The Women of Baker Street by Michelle Birkby The Women of Baker Street

As Sherlock and Watson return from the famous Hound of the Baskervilles case, Mrs Hudson and Mary must face their own Hound, in the swirling fog of Victorian London ...When Mrs Hudson falls ill, she is taken into a private...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
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Sherlock Holmes and the Menacing Monk by Allan Mitchell Sherlock Holmes and the Menacing Monk


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Tenderloin by Court Haslett Tenderloin


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 07/02/2017
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On Night's Shore by Randall Silvis On Night's Shore


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 01/02/2017
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