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Historical mysteries books

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Recently Published

The Diary of Young Arthur Conan Doyle - Book 3 - Adventures in America 1883 by Dr John Raffensperger The Diary of Young Arthur Conan Doyle - Book 3 - Adventures in America 1883


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

The Hand Of Justice The Tenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew by Susanna Gregory The Hand Of Justice The Tenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

For the twentieth anniversary of the start of the Matthew Bartholomew series, Sphere is delighted to reissue all of the medieval monk's cases with beautiful new series-style covers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

The Mark Of A Murderer The Eleventh Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew by Susanna Gregory The Mark Of A Murderer The Eleventh Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew

For the twentieth anniversary of the start of the Matthew Bartholomew series, Sphere is delighted to reissue all of the medieval monk's cases with beautiful new series-style covers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster A Novel by Karen Lee Street Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster A Novel


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

Beloved Poison A Novel by E. S. Thomson Beloved Poison A Novel


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

The Cthulhu Casebooks - Sherlock Holmes and the Miskatonic Monstrosities by James Lovegrove The Cthulhu Casebooks - Sherlock Holmes and the Miskatonic Monstrosities

His health nearly broken after a decade combating eldritch entities and evil cultists, Holmes must marshal his inner resources in order to tackle his most dangerous and terrifying case yet. Miskatonic University in Arkham, Massachusetts, has a new resident academic,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

Sherlock Holmes The Baker Street Case Files by Mark Mower Sherlock Holmes The Baker Street Case Files


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

The Vatican Cameos A Sherlock Holmes Adventure by Richard T Ryan The Vatican Cameos A Sherlock Holmes Adventure


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

See What I Have Done The Most Critically Acclaimed Debut of the Year by Sarah Schmidt See What I Have Done The Most Critically Acclaimed Debut of the Year

'Eeerie and compelling' Paula Hawkins - SEE WHAT I HAVE DONE is a haunting retelling of the infamous Lizzie Borden murders from a dazzling debut novelist.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Glamorous Dead by Suzanne Gates The Glamorous Dead


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Verdict of the Court by Cora Harrison Verdict of the Court


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

A Dangerous Deceit by Marjorie Eccles A Dangerous Deceit


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Rufus Spy by Alys Clare The Rufus Spy


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Dry Bones by Sally Spencer Dry Bones


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Free From All Danger by Chris Nickson Free From All Danger


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Coming Soon

A Christmas Railway Mystery by Edward Marston A Christmas Railway Mystery

December 1860. An army of men heads for the morning shift at the Swindon Locomotive works. Unfortunately, boiler smith Frank Rodman is headed for the grave sooner than he'd expected, or he will be once his missing head is found....
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Good Time Coming by C. S. Harris Good Time Coming


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2017

The Constant Lovers by Chris Nickson The Constant Lovers


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2017

The Sussex Beekeeper at the Dawn of Time (Holmes Behind the Veil Book 3) by Thomas Kent Miller The Sussex Beekeeper at the Dawn of Time (Holmes Behind the Veil Book 3)


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2017

A Rustle of Silk by Alys Clare A Rustle of Silk


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2017

Children of Fire by Paul Beatty Children of Fire

Children of Fire is set in 1841, at the height of the industrial revolution in the North West England. The story is told through the eyes of Josiah Ainscough, who returns from travels on the continent, and he surprises everyone...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

A Pinch Of Poison by Alyssa Maxwell A Pinch Of Poison


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Murder In The Lincoln White House by C. M. Gleason Murder In The Lincoln White House


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Ruler of the Night Thomas and Emily De Quincey 3 by David Morrell Ruler of the Night Thomas and Emily De Quincey 3

In the third Victorian mystery from prizewinning author David Morrell, the notorious Opium-Eater Thomas De Quincey investigates a truly unprecedented murder - the first to ever take place on the railways.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Field of Dust by Angela Jean Young Field of Dust

Field of Dust charts a working class girl's search for the truth about her drunken mother and the wreckage of her family. Florence is a survivor. But will she find the love and happiness she so desperately longs for?
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

The Magic Chair Murder A 1920s English mystery by Diane Janes The Magic Chair Murder A 1920s English mystery


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

A Gruesome Discovery A mystery set in 1920s Ireland by Cora Harrison A Gruesome Discovery A mystery set in 1920s Ireland


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Path of the Wicked by Caro Peacock The Path of the Wicked


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Shadows of the Dead by Jim Eldridge Shadows of the Dead


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Authentic William James by Stephen Gallagher The Authentic William James


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Rocco And The Nightingale by Adrian Magson Rocco And The Nightingale

A new detective thriller in the popular Inspector Rocco series, set in 1960s northern rural France.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

No Man's Land by Simon Tolkien No Man's Land

From the slums of London to the riches of an Edwardian country house; from the hot, dark seams of a Yorkshire coalmine to the exposed terrors of the trenches, Adam Raine's journey from boy to man is set against the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Under Attack by Edward Marston Under Attack

The latest case for Inspector Marmion to solve.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

A Christmas Return (Christmas Novella 15) by Anne Perry A Christmas Return (Christmas Novella 15)

Mariah Ellison returns to Haslemere to investigate an unsolved murder at Christmas... The 15th compelling Christmas novella from Anne Perry, the New York Times bestselling author and queen of Victorian crime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

A Christmas Message (Christmas Novella 14) A gripping murder mystery for the festive season by Anne Perry A Christmas Message (Christmas Novella 14) A gripping murder mystery for the festive season

On a journey to Jerusalem at Christmas, Victor Narraway and Vespasia find themselves in danger in Anne Perry's 14th Christmas novella.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Burden of Persuasion by Anna (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) Faktorovich The Burden of Persuasion


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

The Burden of Persuasion by Anna (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) Faktorovich The Burden of Persuasion


Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

The Malice of Angels by Wendy Percival The Malice of Angels

The deepest shadows hide the darkest truth.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Sherlock The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat Sherlock The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures
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Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Quarry's Climax by Max Allan Collins Quarry's Climax

From the award-winning author of ROAD TO PERDITION, the new QUARRY novel continues the deadly story of the assassin who stars in the acclaimed Cinemax original series Memphis, 1975. Raunchy doesn't begin to describe Max Climer's magazine, Climax, or his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Devil's Feast The Blake and Avery Mystery Series (Book 3) by M. J. Carter The Devil's Feast The Blake and Avery Mystery Series (Book 3)

For lovers of Sherlock, Shardlake and Ripper Street. A hugely enjoyable heart-pounding Victorian thriller: murder, a celebrity chef and a great detective double-act.Long-listed for a CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger'Wonderful ... The Devil's Feast proves to be a sumptuous treat' The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Executioner of St Paul's The Twelfth Thomas Chaloner Adventure by Susanna Gregory The Executioner of St Paul's The Twelfth Thomas Chaloner Adventure

Chaloner the spy investigates a murder in a plague-ravaged 17th century London
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Prussian Blue Bernie Gunther Thriller 12 by Philip Kerr Prussian Blue Bernie Gunther Thriller 12

The twelfth book in the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling series, perfect for fans of John le Carre and Charles Cumming. Lee Child calls Bernie Gunther 'one of the greatest anti-heroes ever written'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

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