Allison & Busby

The Riddle of the River

By Catherine Shaw - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

1898. Cambridge. In this, the fifth of the Vanessa Weatherburn mysteries, a beautiful young girl is discovered floating in the river Cam. Vanessa doesn’...Read Review

The Painted Lady

By Edward Marston - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London, 1670s. To aid their seduction of the beautiful Araminta, four of London’s most dissolute rakes have set up The Society for ...Read Review

The Railway Detective

By Edward Marston - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The first novel in the Detective Inspector Colbeck Mysteries has a handsome new cover in honour of its reprint. 1851: the Great Exhibition is ...Read Review

The Excursion Train

By Edward Marston - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This second novel in the Detective Inspector Colbeck mysteries is now in reprint with a splendidly eye-catching new cover. Robert Colbeck is once ...Read Review

Dangerous Pursuits

By Alanna Knight - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The second book in the Rose McQuinn mystery series is a thoroughly enjoyable introduction to the world of Edinburgh’s first intrepid female ...Read Review

The King’s Women

By Deryn Lake - Published 2006 (c1992 written as Dinah Lampitt)

Genres:

Adventure

1403. The middle of the Hundred Years War. The wolves are circling France. We follow the fortunes of the Dauphin Charles, who will eventually, ...Read Review

Death and the Cornish Fiddler

By Deryn Lake - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  When newly widowed John Rawlings and his daughter Rose are invited to accompany Elizabeth di Lorenzi to Helstone for the annual Floral (...Read Review

The Parliament House

By Edward Marston - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Christopher Redmayne is feeling pleased with himself; his latest architectural project is finished and its merchant owner, Francis Polegate, is thrilled with it. ...Read Review

Gates of Paradise

By Beryl Kingston - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1800 the poet, William Blake, and his wife, Catherine, move from London to the tiny rural community of Felpham, in Sussex. There they ...Read Review

Locked Rooms

By Laurie R. King - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the eighth installment in the Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series, the mystery is about Mary herself. It’s also about who is ...Read Review