Accident, or murder? Detective Inspector Hardcastle's seemingly simple investigation turns more complicated, in his latest case.
June 1918. A patrolling constable discovers the body of Georgina Cheney, wife of a naval commander, in the basement of a house in Westminster. At first it is thought to be suicide or even a tragic accident. But as Divisional Detective Inspector Ernest Hardcastle begins to investigate, he soon discovers a different story...
The Colonel turns reluctant sleuth once more when tragedy strikes at a RAF reunion, in the latest atmospheric village mystery from Margaret Mayhew.
The Colonel is pleased when his old friend Geoffrey Cheetham invites him up to the village of Buckby for the weekend, to coincide with a RAF reunion event. His fellow guests at the Cheethams' B&B include a reunited Lancaster bomber crew. But the Colonel finds himself taking on the reluctant role of sleuth once more when tragedy strikes...
Introducing professional watcher and deep cover specialist Marc Portman in the first of this stunning new series.
When two British intelligence officers are despatched to the Kenyan/Somali border on what he believes to be a suicide mission, veteran MI6 operative Tom Vale covertly hires professional 'watcher' Marc Portman to protect them. Little does he realize just how dangerous that mission will prove to be.
When James Asher's daughter is kidnapped by a Master Vampire, the stakes could not be higher.
When James Asher and his wife Lydia's baby daughter is kidnapped by the Master Vampire of London, there's no guarantee that they'll ever see their child again. Nor that they'll survive the experience themselves - even with the vampire Don Simon Ysidro on their side.
Tombs are sealed shut for a reason...
John Tolworth returns to the place he grew up, as part of a team investigating a collection of Egyptian mummies stored in Baverstock Castle. But when he arrives, he starts to remember things...What happened the last time he was there? As the mummies begin to reveal their ancient secrets, John begins to think the unthinkable.
A quirky new mystery - with recipes - in the long running Pennsylvania-Dutch series.
When bestselling novelist Ramat Sreym falls face-down dead into Magdalena Yoder's prize-winning apple pie during the village of Hernia's 110th Annual Festival of Pies, there is no shortage of suspects in the subsequent murder investigation. But who was enraged enough by the acid-penned writer to want to poison her? Magdalena determines to find out.
February, 1381. A splendid Southwark tavern, The Candle-Flame, is the site of a brutal massacre in which nine people, including John of Gaunt's tax collectors, their military escort and the prostitutes entertaining them, are murdered. The furious Regent orders Brother Athelstan to track down the culprits.
The arrival of a sum of money could be the escape Libby needs...
An unexpected inheritance offers Libby Pulford the chance to escape her abusive marriage with her young son Ned. Just as she's beginning to settle into her new life, her troubled past catches up with her. The one person she can turn to for help is her new neighbour, former police detective Joss Atherton. But Joss has troubles of his own.
A rich young woman takes in a Liverpool slum child in this absorbing historical saga.
Liverpool, 1924. Racing to meet her fiancé in her father's new-fangled motor car, Penny Forshaw knocks over a little girl and - much to her fiancé's disapproval - feels it her duty to take in 6-year-old Kelly while she recovers. Her decision to look after a child from the slums will change Penny's life in ways she could never have imagined.
Little evidence and no motive proves troublesome for investigations.
The murder comes - much to Slider's family's disgust - during his week off, saving him from the horrors of a trip to the shopping centre with his two older children.
The late Mr Lionel Bygood, who looks, to all intents and purposes, like an old-fashioned sort of gentleman, has been bashed in the head with a bronze statue, in what Doc Cameron describes as 'our old friend the Frenzied Attack'.
It soon emerges that Mr Bygood was a philanthropist, well-known locally for giving help and advice to all who needed it, from all walks of life. But with all signs pointing to the victim knowing his killer, Slider and his team find themselves embroiled in an investigation that provides scant evidence or possible motive, but all too many suspects . . .