By popular demand: a welcome return for Simon Brett's actor detective Charles Paris, last seen in 1997's Dead Room Farce.
After a long period of 'resting', life is looking up for Charles Paris, who has been cast as the Ghost of Hamlet's Father and First Gravedigger in a new production of Hamlet, but rehearsals are fraught. When the company reach the first staging post of their tour, matters get more serious, with one member of the company seriously injured in what appears to be an accident, and another dead. Once again, Charles Paris is forced to don the mantle of amateur detective to get to the bottom of the mystery.
A Hennessey and Yellich Mystery.
Four anonymous postcards are sent, each with the word 'murder' scribbled in a foreign language and the same map reference. DCI Hennessey and his team of detectives visit the sinister location and make a chilling discovery: the body of a professional man who had been reported missing ten years earlier. Who sent the postcards, and why so long after the crime?
When a holy relic is destroyed and a community threatened, it is up to Mara to uphold the law of the land...
September, 1517: when fire destroys the famous relic of the Holy Cross in Kilnaboy church and then a pilgrim is found murdered, it is up to Mara, as Brehon of the Burren, and her law students, to find out who did such a thing - and why.
Exmoor is the site of romance in Harrold-Eagle's novel.
Kate's latest failure on the London dating scene leads her to escape to an idyllic Exmoor, West Country village where she finds her 'Cinderella Project' - a run-down cottage on the edge of the moors. Her attempt to lead a quiet life there is, however, thwarted by a town seething with passion and intrigue.
This compelling novel of suspense is an intriguing new departure for much-loved saga writer Rosie Harris.
Maureen Flynn is a woman with a secret. Sixteen years earlier something terrible happened to her, but the perpetrators of the shocking crime went unpunished. Maureen and her family left town, the affair was hushed up, and Maureen carved a new life for herself. Until now.
How a humble Devon knight became a king's coroner: the thrilling prequel to the perennially popular Crowner John medieval mystery series.
1192. Returning from the Holy Land at the end of the Third Crusade with Richard the Lionheart, King of England, Sir John de Wolfe, a Devon knight, finds England simmering with rebellion. Discovering a body washed up on the shores of the River Exe, its throat cut, Sir John deduces that he was a king's courier. Tasked by Hubert Walter, the Chief Justiciar, to find out why the man died and who killed him, Sir John de Wolfe finds himself drawn unwillingly into affairs of state. His new career as a king's coroner is about to begin...
"Fans of Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers will enjoy Jeanne Dams' very traditional British cozies" - Booklist
Dorothy Martin and her husband are invited to join their friends Nigel and Inga at a Welsh music festival, where they will be performing. But when a tragic accident takes the life of one of the choir, Dorothy and Alan find themselves in the midst of an investigation as tumultuous, passionate and complicated as any opera.
A devastating tragedy still looms over Adam's family years later - can he find the answers to unresolved questions?
What happened in the Lake District twenty-six years ago that resulted in a family being torn apart? An old tragedy, still unresolved, brings together estranged brother and sister Adam and Kirsty, who try to solve it despite their relatives' objections.
A perplexing new mystery for Libertus set amongst the backdrop of a Roman Britain in turmoil at the death of the Emperor . . .
Libertus accepts a contract to install a pavement for Genialis, a self-important citizen from a nearby town, in the house of the customer's intended but unwilling and young bride, Silvia. However, the winter is exceptionally severe, and although the mosaic is laid in time to earn the promised bonus, Genialis goes missing in the snow before payment can be made.
Meanwhile, at an important feast, the sacrifice is spoiled as an aged priest lets go of the sacrificial ram - and when news arrives that the Emperor is dead, it seems that these dark omens are being realised. The subsequent discovery of not one, but two mutilated corpses only adds to this. Who holds the answer to the mysteries? Everyone had motive; Libertus attempts to solve the mystery against a backdrop of superstitious fear of auguries, and public riots following the confirmation of the Emperor's death
Jim Rook gets the shock of his life when he returns for a new semester to find something more than unpleasant in his classroom.
Jim Rook, remedial English teacher and psychic, knows it's going to be a bad day. He nearly runs over someone dressed entirely in black - but why did they walk right in the middle of the college driveway? And who just walks off into the fog after nearly being run over? But when a splash of blood appears on a questionnaire Jim realizes that his day isn't going to be merely bad: it's going to be the day from hell. Perhaps quite literally . . .