A Dorothy Martin mystery.
Dorothy Martin and her husband are on holiday in the idyllic English village of Broadway, when they stumble across the body of a man who appears to have fallen down a disused quarry. When it is revealed that the man, a local farmer, was probably pushed over the edge, and that the police have failed to find any suspects or motives for the murder, Dorothy can't help but get involved...
The fifth warmhearted novel of village life in Evelyn Hood's much-loved Prior's Ford series.
Cookery writer Laura Tyler arrives in Prior's Ford determined to become immersed in village life - and the village drama group's forthcoming production of The Importance of Being Earnest offers her the perfect opportunity. But Laura has cause to regret her involvement when murder calls a halt to rehearsals. Constable Neil White investigates, with help from an unexpected source - American visitor Amy Rose, with her passion for crosswords and mystery-solving, can't resist a spot of amateur sleuthing . . .
A mystery set in Scotland from the ever-popular author.
Surveyor Douglas Young stumbles across rambling Underwood House, near Edinburgh, one day whilst walking his dog. He realizes its potential immediately, and after it is developed into flats he becomes the anointed leader of the residents. So when one of his neighbours is found dead, Douglas and his young assistant Tash become irrevocably involved in the police investigation. But the plot thickens when a shocking discovery is made in the deceaseds flat . . .
An intense thriller from the critically acclaimed author.
When Joe Reddick and his family are threatened in their LA home by a masked, knife-wielding intruder, it means serious trouble for a gang of desperate criminals. The threat sends Joe Reddick over the edge. He's lived the nightmare of losing a family to a crazed killer once, and he's not going to let it happen again. After sending his wife and son to safety, he goes to war, determined to kill those responsible. Soon Reddicks living nightmare will finally be over. One way or the other . . .
An Apothecary John Rawlings Georgian mystery.
Apothecary John Rawlings has travelled to Devon to be by the side of his mistress, Elizabeth di Lorenzi, who is due to give birth to their child. Leaving his shop, and his new carbonated water business in good hands, John is presented with a surprise on his arrival at Sidmouth Bay. While Elizabeth is recuperating, he learns that Lady Sidmouth's daughter, Miranda, is to marry the elderly Earl of St Austell, who is fifty-four years her senior and has a cruel reputation. As the wedding day approaches, John feels increasingly uneasy, and before too long his worst forebodings are realized . . .
A Suzie Fewings genealogical mystery.
Suzie Fewings is working on her family tree when she meets American Prudence Clayson. Prudence has come to England to find her Puritan ancestors, but is shocked to discover that one of her ancestors was born to an unmarried mother. Suzie helps Prudence come to terms with this and assists her with her research, but she soon has problems in the present day - when she starts to suspect that Millie, her teenage daughter, might be pregnant. The truth, however, may be darker than she fears.
A novel of Victorian England.
Raised in the slums in 1850s London, Celia Laws is a rarity, an educated young woman whose creative skills have attracted notice. But with family to care for, circumstances have driven her to pickpocketing. In Celia's harsh world, it's a small step from picking pockets to prostitution. When a young man offers her a fortune to spend a week with him, she takes the money and runs. But Celia's conscience can't allow her to forget the money she stole, and she is soon brought face-to-face with her past . . .
The Richard Mariner series.
Late summer in the Siberian Sea. Richard Mariner stands in the main control centre of Ice Station Zemlya, Russia's massive new floating nuclear facility. But there are dangerous undercurrents. The international team setting up Zemlya are riven with disagreement, and there has been a relentless series of apparent accidents. But as a huge ice storm whirls towards the platform, threatening to cast it adrift in US waters, Richard realizes that someone is plotting to bring about a nuclear catastrophe . . .
A suspense saga set in the 1940's from a much-loved author.
1947. Kindly, unassuming widow Dorrie Resterick continually finds herself confidante to others' troubles. She would prefer to keep in the background, but life throws her many a mystery, and once she even found a scrap of evidence in a dreadful local crime - the double murder of two villagers. While the police decided the scrap of paper Dorrie brought to them solved the case, Dorrie was never sure - and when new tenants arrive at long-abandoned creepy cottage Merrivale, the site of the murders, their actions inadvertently plunge the whole village into danger . . .
First in the thrilling Kit Marlowe historical mystery series.
Cambridge, 1583. About to graduate from Corpus Christi, the young Christopher Marlowe spends his days studying and his nights carousing with old friends. But when one of them is discovered lying dead in his King's College room, mouth open in a silent scream, Marlowe refuses to accept the official verdict of suicide. Calling on the help of his mentor, Sir Roger Manwood, Justice of the Peace, and the queen's magus, Dr John Dee, a poison expert, Marlowe sets out to prove that his friend was murdered...