Carroll & Graf

The Renaissance Popes: Statesmen, Warriors and the Great Borgia Myth

By Gerard Noel - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

To say the Renaissance popes were not known for their morality would be an understatement, but neither were some of them, Noel asserts, ...Read Review

Conan Doyle, Detective: The True Crimes Investigated by the Creator of Sherlock Holmes

By Peter Costello - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of the legendary detective, didn’t confine his interest in criminology to the pages of his fiction. Though ...Read Review

China Star

By Bartle Bull - Published 2006

Genres:

AdventureRomance

It is 1922 in this sequel to Shanghai Station, and Russian Count Alexander Karlov, determined to avenge his parents’ murder and find his abducted ...Read Review

Death on the Nevskii Prospekt

By David Dickinson - Published 2006Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Russia, terrorist capital of the world at the beginning of the 20th century. In St Petersburg the body of an English diplomat has ...Read Review

Death Called to the Bar

By David Dickinson - Published 2005Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In February 1902, during a feast at the Inns of Court, a senior barrister mysteriously dies. When a second man is shot dead, Lord ...Read Review

The Moon in Our Hands

By Thomas Dyja - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

In the aftermath of a brutal lynching, bystanders begin sifting through charred ashes, taking a ring, scraps of the victim’s clothing, even ...Read Review

A Dead Man in Athens

By Michael Pearce - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Athens in 1912 combines goat herds parading through dusty streets, Balkan political tensions, threats of war with Turkey, Bleriot flying machines in the air, ...Read Review

The Quality of Mercy

By David Roberts - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Quality of Mercy is the latest entry in the mystery series featuring a seemingly unlikely pair: British aristocrat Lord Edward Corinth and ...Read Review

Chaucer and the Doctor of Physic

By Philippa Morgan - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Life for Chaucer in the 14th century would appear to have had its fair share of difficulties and intrigue. As poet, king’s ...Read Review

The Italian Secretary

By Caleb Carr - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

As Jon Lellenberg (the US representative of the Conan Doyle Estate) tells us in the fascinating afterword to this slight volume, Caleb Carr ...Read Review