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By Michael Kurland -
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
By Marjorie Eccles -
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
By Kris Nelscott -
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
By Steven Saylor -
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
By Edward Marston -
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
By Laura Joh Rowland -
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
By Shirley Tallman -
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
By Walter Satterthwait -
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
By John Maddox Roberts -
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
By I. J. Parker -
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
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