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Book: The Close by Alison Knight
Dark secrets lurk on this seemingly unremarkable street in the northern English town of Broadfield. From her bedroom window, seven-year-old Valerie observes the furtive nocturnal activities of the man next door. What's in the bloodstained bag? What - or who? - is buried in Mr Oliver's garden? As Valerie pursues her investigations, she discovers that Mr Oliver's not the only one with something to [...]
 
Book: Lord Somerton's Heir by Alison Stuart
Can the love of an honourable man save her from the memory of a desolate marriage? From the battlefield of Waterloo to the drawing rooms of Brantstone Hall, Sebastian Alder's elevation from penniless army captain to Viscount Somerton is the stuff of dreams. But the cold reality of an inherited estate in wretched condition, and the suspicious circumstances surrounding his cousin's death, provide [...]
 
Book: Chinawoman's Chance (Portia of the Pacific Historical Mysteries - Volume 1) by James Musgrave
ClaraShortridge Foltz faces a patriarchal nemesis in 1884 San Francisco. When awhite prostitute is murdered and flayed down to a skeleton, Clara is hired bythe Six Companies of Chinatown to defend the 16 males who are swept up by theChinatown Squad. This ragtag and corrupt group of sheriffs work for the mayor,Washington Bartlett. The mayor uses the nation's anti-Chinese sentiment in hisquest to [...]
 
Book: Every Hill and Mountain (The History Mystery Series Book 3) by Deborah Heal
Their discovery on the third floor of Hickory Hill is almost too much to bear. Since the Beautiful Houses computer software worked so well for the Old Dears' family tree project, Abby's college roommate Kate hopes the computer program will help her find out more about her ancestor Ned Greenfield. Abby and John reluctantly agree to help Kate, but only on the condition that she and her fiance Ryan [...]
 
Book: Unclaimed Legacy (The History Mystery Series Book 2) by Deborah Heal
A 200-year-old treasure waiting to be reclaimed. Abby Thomas' 11-year-old student Merri is finally warming up to her. And her friendship with John Roberts is also heating up. He's definitely marriage material. Except for the fact that when she tells him about Beautiful Houses he thinks she's crazy. Because a computer program that allows you to rewind and fast-forward the lives of people from long [...]
 
Book: Jacob's Justice by p.d.r. lindsay
The whole country's gone mad. King Charles I wants one religion and all his subjects must follow it. He is threatening to forcibly modify the Anglican faith. Half his subjects are protesting. He also wants money, but Parliament want to talk to him about his way of raising taxes. He's refused to call Parliament for eleven years, and has tried to browbeat Parliament by force.Jacob Emmerick, the [...]
 
Book: Echoes in the Mist by Karen Batshaw
On a fateful, night, an infinite echo from another time whispers to two strangers. Julia, an American arriving in Piraeus, is thrilled to fulfill her lifelong dream of excavating on the Acropolis though her enthusiasm is tempered by the loss of her father, a noted authority on classical Greek pottery, during the voyage. Meanwhile, on the dock, Stephano is informed by a man in the shadows that the [...]
 
Book: A Pig in the Roses by Peter Alan Orchard
Athens is a city living on its nerves, a city on the verge of war with Sparta. When Diokles - merchant, family man, inquisitive, loyal and a terrible lyre player - finds his wife's uncle Makron accused of murder, it is his duty to defend him. But this is no simple killing, and Diokles must not only smoke out the truth but risk his own life to protect his wife and children.
 
Book: Seattle Sleuth
It is 1921. A war lies behind him, a new battle lies ahead. Philip Shaw is a Great War veteran and widower struggling to put his life back together. He grasps at a chance to make a difference by investigating the death of a newspaper editor-did the man die in an accidental fire or was it murder? Shaw joins forces with fiery crime reporter Ray Taylor to dig into police corruption, a rivalry [...]
 
Book: A Devil of a Time by Gretchen Jeannette
MATURE CONTENT : This novel borders on American Gothic, with dark themes, a strong romantic element, and integral violence that some readers might find disturbing. Captain Niall McLane survives brutal captivity and a bloody revolution only to face a darker threat to his future with the woman he loves. When Niall becomes a suspect in a grotesque murder, his reputation as a merciless Indian fighter [...]
 
Book: An Older Evil by Lindsay Townsend
April, 1386. Alyson Weaver, a widow of Bath, has already married five husbands and is still irrepressibly in her prime. When a handsome young stranger is murdered in her meadow overlooking St. Michael's church, she resents it when her admirer, mild bailiff Lucas Fletcher, warns her not to interfere. Lucas has been intimidated into not investigating, but by whom? After her maid Bela is killed, [...]
 
Book: Time and Again (The History Mystery Series Book 1) by Deborah Heal
An old house + A new computer program = The travel opportunity of a lifetime...to another century. Abby Thomas is spending the summer in a run-down old house with a bratty pre-teen named Merrideth she is supposed to tutor. It's not her idea of a dream job, but it does come with perks. There's John Roberts, a devastatingly attractive neighbor who is almost too wonderful to be real. And then [...]
 
Book: Frail Blood by Jo Robertson
4 1/2 star Romantic Times Review Rating - "Robertson delivers a suspenseful tale of murder, sex, and deception." See the entire review at http://www.rtbookreviews.com/book-review/frail-blood Book Description: "Frail Blood" is an historical romantic thriller, completely fictionalized from a true court case. California, 1909. A woman straps a pistol to her ankle, walks to her lover's home, and [...]
 
Book: The Mystery of Julia Episcopa (The Vatican Chronicles Book 1) by John I. Rigoli
In ancient Rome, a woman flees for her life. Her enemies are those she once called 'brother'. Hidden beneath her blue cloak are secrets men will kill for - forgeries that prove the newly self-appointed bishops are not followers of the way , but pretenders who have seized power and will stop at nothing to shape this new religion to their own ends. Now, Julia - a woman who had once walked with Mary [...]
 
Book: How Sweet the Sound - an inspirational novel of history, mystery & romance (The Rewinding Time Series Book 3) by Deborah Heal
Note to Self: File under interesting job perks Trevor Dalton, best dating lead in a while. He's a lot like Brett, only not off limits. Professor Merrideth Randall has an insatiable curiosity about the past. But unlike other historians, she has the means to satisfy it an amazing computer program that lets her rewind the lives of people from long ago. So when the topic of Ohio River pirates piques [...]
 
Book: More Than Meets the Eye - an inspirational novel of history, mystery & romance (The Rewinding Time Series Book 5) by Deborah Heal
The delightfully satisfying conclusion to the Rewinding Time Series. Remodeling Professor Merrideth Randall's dream house is turning into a bigger project than she and Brett imagined. Even so, they take time out when Merri's father pleads for her to visit him in prison. When she boldly shares her new faith to the inmates and guards Brett proposes to her on the spot. Now, if only they can get the [...]
 
Book: Only One Way Home - an inspirational novel of history, mystery & romance (The Rewinding Time Series Book 2) by Deborah Heal
Note to self: Do NOT fall in love with Matthias Frailey he's been dead for over 175 years! Professor Merrideth Randall's latest after-hours research project takes her and friends Abby and John to a small southern Illinois town, where with the help of her time-rewinding software they become virtual eyewitnesses to the arrival of the Cherokee via the Golconda Ferry on December 3, 1838. They cannot [...]
 
Book: Forevermore by James Musgrave
First Place Winner of the 2013 Chanticleer Book Award for Best Historical Mystery. Finalist in the Best Digital Fiction Award, New Generation Book Awards, 2014. In post Civil War New York City, Detective Pat O'Malley is living inside Poe's Cottage in the Bronx. O'Malley is haunted by Poe one night, and the detective finds a strange note. As a result, O'Malley decides to prove that Edgar Allan Poe [...]
 
Book: Two Birds with One Stone (A Marsden-Lacey Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Sigrid Vansandt
It's a beautiful summer and the busy village of Marsden-Lacey, England, has murder on its mind. Someone just whacked everyone's least favorite villager, Sir Carstons, on his villainous head. That's when American expats, paralegal Martha Littleword and book expert Helen Ryes, find themselves knee-deep in Yorkshire murder. Spirited empty-nesters, they throw their newbie detective hats into the [...]
 
Book: Once Again - An inspirational novel of history, mystery, & romance (The Rewinding Time Series Book 1) by Deborah Heal
Professor Merrideth Randall has a tool that other historians can only dream of computer software that virtually rewinds time! It comes in handy for historical research and for her sideline genealogy business. When her colleague physics professor Brett Garrison asks for help with his family tree she can't resist, even though he's far too attractive for her peace of mind. And amazingly, he seems to [...]
 
Book: Weak Flesh by Jo Robertson
Author of Award-winning Romantic Suspense-Thriller, "The Watcher" A woman disappears near the banks of the Pasquotank River in 1901 and her body is found thirty-seven days later. Marshal Tucker Gage must solve the mystery of what happened to beautiful Nell Carver who had too many boyfriends and too little sense. With the aid of his plain and practical friend Megan Bailey he plunders the murky [...]
 
Book: A Matter of Time - an inspirational novel of history, mystery & romance (The Rewinding Time Series Book 4) by Deborah Heal
Note to Self: You can't afford your dream house, even if is the absolute best one you'll ever find. And stop dreaming about Brett, too. Remember, he's just a friend. In Lebanon, Illinois the annual Victorian Holiday Festival kicks off a month of celebrating Christmas and Charles Dickens. He's the town's claim to fame ever since he stayed at the Mermaid Inn during his 1842 tour of America. But [...]
 
Book: The Mystery at Belle Magnolia (Madeline Donovan Mystery Series Book 3) by Madison Kent
Can a spirit from beyond be responsible for what is happening at Belle Magnolia? As per an urgent request from an old friend, Madeline Donovan, her father, and Hugh Scott, find themselves at the auspicious mansion of Belle Magnolia, located in the heart of New Orleans.The atmosphere is enchanting, the city exciting, but the events taking place at Belle Magnolia are frightening enough to have sent [...]
 
Book: Galveston - 1900, Indignities, Book Six - The Altercation by N.E. Brown
Trent Matthews, on his death bed, made one last wish: He wanted his wife, Catherine, to move the family back to Galveston for a fresh start. In this installment of the Galveston, 1900, Indignities Series, Catherine has her three youngest children enrolled in school. Her eldest son, Daniel, has dreamed of becoming a doctor and is pursuing his dream as a med-student in the Galveston Medical School. [...]
 
Book: To Catch a Thief - A Short Historical Romance by Elizabeth Bailey
This short story was born out of a play I wrote when I was teaching and directing drama at a school. We used to turn into a theatre company and one year I wrote Hugo Spiffing and the Case of the Dying Swan, which was a spoof murder mystery set in the 1920s. I enjoyed the style so much, I kind of rewrote Hugo and turned him into Kenton Lane, amateur detective. It's not a murder mystery, but Kent [...]
 
Book: Tyson - a sister's love be limitless by B.L. Wilson
Tyson, a sister's love be limitless is a fictional whodunit written in the voice of a 27-year-old, southern "colored" woman, Leonia Gillette. She and her big brother, Tyson, come north to escape a drunken father who tried to rape her. They settle in Harlem in 1927 during the Harlem Renaissance and just before the Great Depression. In 1932, somebody castrates, then murders Tyson in a Harlem [...]
 
Book: The Lover's Portrait - An Art Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson Book 2) by Jennifer S. Alderson
Missing masterpieces, Nazi blackmailers and a pesky amateur sleuth. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam, presumably lost forever. That is, until American art history student Zelda Richardson sticks her nose in. After [...]
 
Book: The Seal (Rosicrucian Quartet) by Adriana Koulias
This Best Seller from critically acclaimed Australian Author Adriana Koulias has been translated into four languages and is a must for history buffs and Templar fans. A Templar Knight...a relic of the Order...a fight for survival. It is the year 1307 and the ancient Order of the Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon is in grave danger. The King of France and Pope Clement V are plotting its [...]
 
Book: Rituals of the Dead - An Artifact Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson) (Volume 3) by Jennifer S. Alderson
Stolen artifacts, a missing anthropologist and a tenacious amateur sleuth. American art history student Zelda Richardson is back and embroiled in another exciting art-related mystery! This time she's working at an anthropology museum in Amsterdam on an exhibition of artifacts from the Asmat region of Papua - the same area where a famous American anthropologist disappeared in 1961. When the [...]
 
Book: A Debt Is Finally Paid (A Marsden-Lacey Cozy Mystery Book 2) by Sigrid Vansandt
"We've got gypsies!" Old Grimsy, Marsden-Lacey's cantankerous town gossip, warns the patrons of The Traveller's Inn one golden autumn afternoon. Soon, the quaint Yorkshire village is playing host to a family of exotic Romanis, three colorful narrowboats, and a rough bunch of Russian mafiosos who'll stop at nothing to get their hands on a royal treasure lost to time. Martha Littleword and Helen [...]
 
Book: Richard Berkeley's Bride by Cate Parke
Will his ambitions and her fears imperil their future? In Charlestowne, South Carolina Colony, 1769, a ship docks containing a treasure beyond most men's dreams Lord Edward's lovely daughter, Alexandra destined for one fortunate man, Richard Berkeley. Although he's the scion of a wealthy prominent family, the arranged marriage unlocks the door to far greater wealth and power than Richard ever [...]
 
Book: The Harrison - A Beautiful Place to Die (Madeline Donovan Mysteries Book 2) by Madison Kent
What will Madeline find on the mysterious third floor of the Harrison? Upon returning to America and her hometown city of Chicago, Madeline Donovan is anxious to establish a detective agency. While living in London for a brief period, she became immersed in the case of Jack the Ripper. Spending time in Whitechapel, she developed a keen interest in the solving of mysteries. She believes this [...]
 
Book: The Blood Upon the Rose by Tim Vicary
Who does she love best? A British secret agent, or an IRA Volunteer? Ireland in 1919 is seething with violence, tension and divided loyalties - and so is the heart of the beautiful, wilful heiress Catherine O'Connell-Gort. For Catherine, by heritage, is a glittering symbol of British rule and oppression - yet by inclination she is a traitor to her class. A fervent supporter of Sinn Fein, she is [...]
 
Book: Boxes For Beds by Maryann Miller
In 1961 the mob still ruled Hot Springs, Arkansas and had Sheriff Bates under their thumb. When babies are being kidnapped in nearby Pine Hollow, Bates has to put this case to bed before the bosses come down from Chicago. They don't need the heat of a major investigation that could involve the feds. Who is taking the babies? Is the current case connected to the disappearance of babies 25 years [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
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