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By Kate Mosse -
While Minou Reydon-Joubert, her Calvinist husband, Piet, and their children ready themselves for the journey to Paris, where the marriage between Henry III ...Read Review
By Elsa Hart -
China, 1711. Li Du returned to his home of Beijing three years ago and is still trying to unlock a mystery from his past. ...Read Review
By Leonard Goldberg -
This is the second book in the Daughter of Sherlock Holmes mystery series, this time set in 1914. A top-secret document is stolen from ...Read Review
By Arnaldur Indridason - By Victoria Cribb (trans.) -
This is the sequel to last year’s The Shadow District, with both books set in Reykjavík, Iceland, during the Second World ...Read Review
By Ashley Weaver -
“You’ve stumbled upon another body,” Inspector Jones says to the wife-and-husband sleuth team Amory and Milo Ames. It’s in fact the ...Read Review
By Kelli Stanley -
Miranda Corbie works as a private investigator in San Francisco in the months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. She takes on ...Read Review
By Steven Saylor -
Here is the long-awaited next installment of Saylor’s Roman mystery series, featuring Gordianus the Finder, that deals with Julius Caesar’s assassination. ...Read Review
By Lindsey Davis -
This is another story in the Falco series set in Rome in the first century AD. It concerns Falco’s daughter, Flavia, who ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
Set in London during 1928, this is the latest of more than twenty Daisy Dalrymple mysteries. Daisy, wife of Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher ...Read Review
By Mariah Fredericks -
Set amidst the extravagance of 1910 New York City, where moneyed families lived in fear of scandal, this is a story of two deaths. ...Read Review
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