Tom Vallar

Sherlock Holmes and the Werewolves of Edinburgh: Being Book 2 of the Unpublished Case Files of John H. Watson, M.D.

By M. J. Downing - Published 2020


Historical FantasyMystery/Crime

Having dispatched The Undead Client (HNR 88), Holmes and Watson confront a far greater threat in this, Book Two of the Unpublished Case Files ...Read Review

Secret Mischief (A Cragg and Fidelis Mystery 7)

By Robin Blake - Published 2021



Blake’s seventh Titus Cragg novel (after Death and the Chevalier, HNR 92) starts in a hog pen and ends on a cricket pitch ...Read Review

Spiteful Bones (A Crispin Guest Mystery, 14)

By Jeri Westerson - Published 2021



The Tracker of London, Crispin Guest, must solve a 20-year-old murder in his 14th adventure, set in 1398. Lawyer Nigellus Cobmartin has just inherited ...Read Review

The Children’s Block

By Otto Kraus - Published 2020


September 1943 brings another trainload of prisoners from the Czech ghetto to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Some of the Jews are gassed immediately; others are placed in ...Read Review

Riviera Gold

By Laurie R. King - Published 2020



Intrepid Mary Russell, the oh-so-much-younger wife of Sherlock Holmes, has just landed in the south of France after a three-week working vacation on ...Read Review

Execution (Giordano Bruno Thriller)

By S. J. Parris - Published 2020



In early summer 1586, Mary Stuart of Scotland has been imprisoned for 20 years amid continued rumors that her Catholic supporters in England will find ...Read Review

Out of the Embers (Mesquite Springs)

By Amanda Cabot - Published 2020



Twenty-three-year-old Evelyn Radcliffe cooks for the orphanage in Logansville in east Texas, where she has lived during the 10 years since her parents’ murder. ...Read Review

Hope’s Highest Mountain (Hearts of Montana)

By Misty M. Beller - Published 2019


Inspirational RomanceWestern

Four people on a freight wagon pulled by two mules in a Rocky Mountain snowstorm in 1866 – what could possibly go wrong? Nearly everything, ...Read Review

Death and the Chevalier (A Cragg and Fidelis Mystery)

By Robin Blake - Published 2020



Prestonians in Lancashire, England, have bitter memories of the Scottish risings of 1715 and 1719 that left much of the town in ashes. In November 1745, ...Read Review

Scent of Danger (An Ursula Blanchard Mystery)

By Fiona Buckley - Published 2020



In February 1586, fifty-something Ursula Stannard is Queen Elizabeth I’s illegitimate half-sister, as well as a sometime agent run by spymaster Sir Francis ...Read Review