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The Empress of India

By Michael Kurland - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

On and off over a period of nearly thirty years, Kurland has been chronicling the adventures of Sherlock Holmes’s most notorious nemesis, ...Read Review

The Shape of Sand

By Marjorie Eccles - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

In 1910, Harriet Jardine and her siblings left their country manor after their mother’s disappearance and their father’s suicide. From an idyllic ...Read Review

Days of Rage

By Kris Nelscott - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This latest entry in the Smokey Dalton series concerns the racial politics of Chicago in 1969. In the background of the novel, we become ...Read Review

A Gladiator Dies Only Once

By Steven Saylor - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

This collection featuring Gordianus the Finder is satisfying from beginning to end. Gordianus, who is “useful at digging up dirt,” has a reputation ...Read Review

The Malevolent Comedy

By Edward Marston - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Fans of the theatre are bound to enjoy this series centered on a troupe in Elizabethan England. The plot, revolving around nasty events ...Read Review

The Assassin’s Touch

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the page-turning climax of her tenth Inspector Sano mystery, Rowland locks us in a remote villa with Sano and the Assassin. It ...Read Review

The Russian Hill Murders

By Shirley Tallman - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The second volume of Shirley Tallman’s series finds Sarah Woolson, an attorney in 1880s San Francisco, at a charity dinner for the ...Read Review

Cavalcade

By Walter Satterthwait - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Cleverly using Pinkerton agents to investigate crimes in various locales, Satterthwait sets this third installment of the Phil Beaumont and Jane Turner mystery ...Read Review

The Tribune’s Curse: SPQR VII

By John Maddox Roberts - Published 2003

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It is 80 B.C., and Decius Cecilius Metullus the Younger is back again, returned from the war in Gaul to his native Rome, ...Read Review

Rashomon Gate

By I. J. Parker - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Rashomon Gate is a charmingly illustrated mystery of 11th century Japan. The hero, Akitada Sugawara, is an amateur detective who has been asked ...Read Review