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Give the devil his due by Sulari Gentill

Give the devil his due

Sulari Gentill

Audio CD

"When Rowland Sinclair is invited to take his yellow Mercedes onto the Maroubra Speedway, renamed the Killer Track for the lives it has claimed, he agrees without caution or reserve. But then people start to die. The body of a journalist covering the...

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Dream town by David Baldacci

Dream town

David Baldacci

Audio CD

"It is New Year's Eve, 1952 in Los Angeles. Private Investigator, Aloysius Archer, is dining with his friend and rising Hollywood star, Liberty Callahan, when they're approached by Eleanor Lamb, a famous screenwriter, who would like to hire him as she...

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The fossil hunter by Tea Cooper

The fossil hunter

Tea Cooper

Audio CD

The Hunter Valley 1847 The last thing Mellie Vale remembers before the fever takes her is running through the bush as a monster chases her - but no one believes her story. In a bid to curb Mellie's overactive imagination, her benefactors send her to visit...

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The secrets of the lake by Liz Trenow

The secrets of the lake

Liz Trenow

Audio CD

The war may be over, but for Molly life is still in turmoil. Uprooted from London after the death of her mother, Molly, her father and younger brother Jimmy are starting again in a quiet village in the countryside of Colchester. As summer sets in, the...

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A game of fear by Charles Todd

A game of fear

Charles Todd

Audio CD

"In this newest installment of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series, Scotland Yard's Ian Rutledge is faced with his most perplexing case yet: a murder with no body, and a killer who can only be a ghost. Spring, 1921. Scotland Yard sends In...

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The prophet by Martine Bailey

The prophet

Martine Bailey

Audio CD

"Cheshire. May Day, 1753. Tabitha De Vallory's perfect life is shaken when a girl is slaughtered beneath the Mondrem Oak on her family's forest estate. Nearby, enigmatic Baptist Gunn is convinced that a second messiah will be born, amid blood and strife,...

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The winter guest by W. C. Ryan

The winter guest

W. C. Ryan

Audio CD

Winter 1920. Though the war has been over for two years, many are still struggling to pick up their lives again when so much has been lost. In Ireland too, other terrible troubles are taking hold. Then Tom Harkin, a former officer, arrives in the dead...

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The midnight hour by Elly Griffiths

The midnight hour

Elly Griffiths

Audio CD

"When once-famous theatrical impresario Bert Billingham is found dead, no one suspects foul play. But when the post mortem reveals that he was poisoned, suspicion falls on his wife, eccentric ex-Music Hall star Verity Malone. Frustrated by the police...

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A quite place to kill by N. R. author. Daws

A quite place to kill

N. R. author. Daws

Audio CD

"July 1940. As the Battle of Britain begins, the women of the Air Transport Auxiliary carry out the dangerous task of ferrying warplanes to RAF airbases. But for the ATA detachment sent to the base at Scotney, it's not only in the skies that they're ...

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The three locks by Bonnie MacBird

The three locks

Bonnie MacBird

Audio CD

"In the West End, a renowned Italian escape artist dies spectacularly on stage during a performance -- immolated in a gleaming copper cauldron of his wife's design. In Cambridge, the runaway daughter of a famous don is found drowned, her long blonde ...

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City of ghosts by Ben Creed

City of ghosts

Ben Creed

Audio CD

"Leningrad, 1951. The shadow of war lingers. Revol Rossel - once a virtuoso violinist with a glittering future - is now a humble state militia cop, forced to investigate desperate crimes in this desperate era. But when five frozen corpses are found n...

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A fatal affair by Faith Martin

A fatal affair

Faith Martin

Audio CD

"As May Day dawns in the peaceful village of Middle Fenton, a young woman is found brutally strangled, her body tied up with ribbons in the middle of the green. A week later, her boyfriend is found hanged in a local barn, and the police assume guilt ...

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A gambling man by David Baldacci

A gambling man

David Baldacci

Audio CD

A lucky roll of the dice. It is nearly 1950 and Aloysius Archer is on his way to Bay Town, California, to take up a post with renowned gumshoe Willie Dash. Making an overnight stop in Reno, he gets lucky at the casino, meets a talented actor named Li...

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The Scole confession by Jacqueline Beard

The Scole confession

Jacqueline Beard

Audio CD

"Overstrand 1895. Lawrence Harpham and Violet Smith are witnesses to suicide while on holiday. Beneath the body, lies a bible belonging to a murdered man. Clues lead to the violent death of a bookseller and a chilling confession from the past. From Norfolk...

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The dead of winter by Nicola Upson

The dead of winter

Nicola Upson

Audio CD

"December 1938, and storm clouds hover once again over Europe. Josephine Tey and Archie Penrose gather with friends for a Cornish Christmas, but two strange and brutal deaths on St Michael's Mount - and the unexpected arrival of a world famous film star,...

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The butcher of Berner Street by Alex (Crime fiction writer) Reeve

The butcher of Berner Street

Alex (Crime fiction writer) Reeve

Audio CD

"The headlines scream warnings about the 'Butcher of Berner Street!' and the journalist behind them - Leo Stanhope - is secretly thrilled to see the effect his words are having. Leo's previous work has largely been concentrated on more mundane issues...

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Edge of the grave by Robbie Morrison

Edge of the grave

Robbie Morrison

Audio CD

Glasgow, 1932. When the son-in-law of one of the city's wealthiest shipbuilders is found floating in the River Clyde with his throat cut, it falls to Inspector Jimmy Dreghorn to lead the murder case - despite sharing a troubled history with the victim's...

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The long, long afternoon by Inga Vesper

The long, long afternoon

Inga Vesper

Audio CD

The Long, Long Afternoon is an intoxicating vision of the ways in which women everywhere are diminished, silenced and ultimately underestimated. The sunniest places hold the darkest secrets. Yesterday, I kissed my husband for the last time ... It's the...

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The mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict

The mystery of Mrs. Christie

Marie Benedict

Audio CD

In December 1926, Agatha Christie goes missing. Investigators find her empty car on the edge of a deep, gloomy pond, the only clues some tire tracks nearby and a fur coat left in the car - strange for a frigid night. Her World War I veteran husband and...

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The heretic's mark by S. W. Perry

The heretic's mark

S. W. Perry

Audio CD

London, 1594. The Queen's physician has been executed for treason, and conspiracy theories flood the streets. When Nicholas Shelby, unorthodox physician and unwilling associate of spymaster Robert Cecil, is accused of being part of the plot, he and his...

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The dead of winter by S. J. Parris

The dead of winter

S. J. Parris

Audio CD

"The secret dead: During the summer of 1566, a girl’s body is found within the walls of a Neapolitan monastery. Novice monk Giordano Bruno has a habit of asking difficult questions, but this time his investigations may lose him his place in the Dominican...

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The forgotten gift by Kathleen McGurl

The forgotten gift

Kathleen McGurl

Audio CD

"What would you do to protect the ones you love? 1861: George's life changes forever the day he meets Lucy. She's beautiful and charming, and he sees a future with her that his position as the second son in a wealthy family has never offered him. But...

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A sinister service by Alyssa Maxwell

A sinister service

Alyssa Maxwell

Audio CD

"Following the devastation of the Great War, England's noble class takes comfort in honoring tradition. To celebrate their grandparents' wedding anniversary, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her siblings travel to Staffordshire to commission a china service bearing...

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The king's evil  by Andrew Taylor

The king's evil

Andrew Taylor

Audio CD

"London 1667. In the Court of Charles II, it's a dangerous time to be alive - a wrong move could lead to disgrace, exile or death. The discovery of a murder at Clarendon House, the palatial home of one of the highest courtiers in the land, could have...

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A fatal lie by Charles Todd

A fatal lie

Charles Todd

Audio CD

"A peaceful Welsh village is thrown into turmoil when a terrified boy stumbles on a body in a nearby river. The man appears to have fallen from the canal aqueduct spanning the valley. But there is no identification on the body other than a military tattoo...

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Jago & Litefoot, investigators of infernal incidents. Series eleven

Jago & Litefoot, investigators of infernal incidents. Series eleven

Audio CD

"11.1 Jago and Son by Nigel Fairs With missing persons, dead bodies and a Satanist cult to deal with, both Litefoot and Jago need help. Professor Litefoot finds himself working with Jean Bazemore, an old archaeologist friend. Jago, however, finds he ...

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Olive Bright, pigeoneer by Stephanie Graves

Olive Bright, pigeoneer

Stephanie Graves

Audio CD

"Though war rages across mainland Europe, the little village of Pipley in Hertfordshire bustles along much as it always has. Adrift since her best friend, George, joined the RAF, 22-year-old Olive Bright fills her days by helping at her father's vete...

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A pretty deceit by Anna Lee Huber

A pretty deceit

Anna Lee Huber

Audio CD

"Peacetime has brought little respite for Verity Kent. Intrigue still abounds, even within her own family. As a favor to her father, Verity agrees to visit his sister in Wiltshire. Her once prosperous aunt has fallen on difficult times and is conside...

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A lady's guide to mischief and murder by Dianne Freeman

A lady's guide to mischief and murder

Dianne Freeman

Audio CD

"1899. Risings, George Hazleton's family estate in Hampshire, is a perfect choice for the wedding of Lily, sister of Frances, the widowed Countess of Harleigh. But the bucolic setting harbors a menace. Above and below stairs, mysterious accidents befall...

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Constable on the hill by Nicholas Rhea

Constable on the hill

Nicholas Rhea

Audio CD

"Policeman Nick Rhea has been posted to the country with his wife Mary and their three small children. They move into the police house, high on a ridge overlooking the moors. It sits on the edge of the village of Aidensfield - 'probably the most beautiful...

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The killings at Kingfisher Hill by Sophie Hannah

The killings at Kingfisher Hill

Sophie Hannah

Audio CD

"Hercule Poirot is travelling by luxury passenger coach from London to the exclusive Kingfisher Hill estate, where Richard Devonport has summoned him to prove that his fiancee, Helen, is innocent of the murder of his brother, Frank. But there is a st...

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Holmes and the Ripper by Brian Clemens

Holmes and the Ripper

Brian Clemens

Audio CD

"The grisly serial killings of prostitutes and vulnerable women in Victorian Whitechapel, dubbed by the popular press as the work of 'Jack the Ripper' are the talk of London, and from deep within the smog-ridden slums, yet another piercing shriek is ...

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A deception at Thornecrest by Ashley Weaver

A deception at Thornecrest

Ashley Weaver

Audio CD

"Amory Ames is alone at her country house Thornecrest, enjoying her last few weeks of peace and quiet as she prepares for the imminent arrival of her baby. Her husband, Milo, is in London on business, and Amory is content to catch up on her correspon...

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Murder by milk bottle by Lynne Truss

Murder by milk bottle

Lynne Truss

Audio CD

"The August Bank Holiday is approaching and after two extremely high-profile murder cases, Constable Twitten is eagerly anticipating a quiet spell at work. But then they find the bodies - and the milk bottles. Three seemingly unconnected victims - a....

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The last Truehart by Darry Fraser

The last Truehart

Darry Fraser

Audio CD

1898, Geelong, Victoria. Stella Truehart is all alone in the world. Her good-for-nothing husband has died violently at the hands of an unknown assailant. Her mother is dead, her father deserted them before she was born, and now her kindly Truehart gr...

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Riviera gold by Laurie R. King

Riviera gold

Laurie R. King

Audio CD

"It's summertime on the Riviera, where the Jazz Age is busily reinventing the holiday delights of warm days on golden sand and cool nights on terraces and dance floors. Just up the coast lies a more traditional pleasure ground: Monte Carlo, where fortunes...

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The Bastille spy by C. S. Quinn

The Bastille spy

C. S. Quinn

Audio CD

"Paris, 1789. English spy Attica Morgan's success freeing kidnapped Britons has earned her acclaim with an underground network. But it has also led to attention of dangerously powerful men. So when she's given a new assignment in Paris, a city with r...

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Rage of the assassin by Edward Marston

Rage of the assassin

Edward Marston

Audio CD

London, 1818. MP Sir Roger Mellanby attends a performance of Macbeth at Covent Garden, featuring Hannah Granville. It is the final performance of what has been a triumphant production and both the Prince Regent and Hannah's love, Bow Street Rival Paul...

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A dangerous engagement by Ashley Weaver

A dangerous engagement

Ashley Weaver

Audio CD

"1930s, New York. As they travel by ship to New York for her childhood friend Tabitha's wedding, Amory Ames gazes out at the city's iconic skyline, excited by the prospect of being a bridesmaid. Her husband Milo, however, is convinced their trip will...

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The return by Harry Sidebottom

The return

Harry Sidebottom

Audio CD

"145BC - Calabria, Rome. After years of spilling blood for Rome, Gaius Furius Paullus has returned home to spend his remaining days working quietly on the family farm. But it seems death has stalked Paullus from the battlefield. Just days after his a...

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The last protector by Andrew Taylor

The last protector

Andrew Taylor

Audio CD

"Brother against brother. Father against son. Friends turned into enemies. No one in England wants a return to the bloody days of the Civil War. But Oliver Cromwell's son, Richard, has abandoned his exile and slipped back into England. The consequences...

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Arrowood and the Thames corpses by Mick Finlay

Arrowood and the Thames corpses

Mick Finlay

Audio CD

"South London, 1896. William Arrowood, Victorian London's less salubrious private detective, is paid a visit by Captain Moon, the owner of a pleasure steamer moored on the Thames. He complains that someone has been damaging his boat, putting his business...

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A silent stabbing by Alyssa Maxwell

A silent stabbing

Alyssa Maxwell

Audio CD

"Eva is excited for a visit from her sister Alice, who lives in Suffolk with her husband and three children. But when Alice arrives alone, desiring a break from her family, Eva becomes concerned. Her dismay deepens as Alice starts spending time with a...

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The Cairo brief by Fiona Veitch Smith

The Cairo brief

Fiona Veitch Smith

Audio CD

"Intrepid reporter sleuth Poppy Denby is invited to attend the auction of the Death Mask of Nefertiti. The auction is to be held on the country estate of Sir James Maddox, a famous explorer and Egyptologist. Representatives of the world's leading museums...

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The bridge to Belle Island by Julie Klassen

The bridge to Belle Island

Julie Klassen

Audio CD

"After a humiliating mistake, lawyer Benjamin Booker resolves to never again trust a beautiful woman. When an old friend is killed, the senior partner isn't satisfied with Bow Street's efforts and asks Benjamin to investigate. Eager to leave London for...

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Her last words by Kim (Novelist) Kelly

Her last words

Kim (Novelist) Kelly

Audio CD

"Thisbe Chisholm wants to be a writer. It's 2007, a time of digital revolution and skyrocketing property prices, but she's an old-fashioned girl. She doesn't even own a mobile phone. She has no stars-in-her-eyes desire for fame, to see her name on the...

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The Saracen's mark by S. W. Perry

The Saracen's mark

S. W. Perry

Audio CD

1593. Five years on from the Armada and England is taking its first faltering steps towards a future as a global power. On an undercover mission to find out the fate of one of the queen's informers, physician and reluctant spy, Nicholas Shelby, travels...

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Above the bay of angels by Rhys Bowen

Above the bay of angels

Rhys Bowen

Audio CD

Isabella Waverly only means to comfort the woman felled on a London street. In her final dying moments, she thrusts a letter into Bella's hand. It's an offer of employment in the kitchens of Buckingham Palace, and everything the budding young chef de...

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The Sculthorpe murder by Karen Charlton

The Sculthorpe murder

Karen Charlton

Audio CD

"Northamptonshire, 1810: As a new canal network snakes across the landscape, a vicious mob stakes its claim to the county. Every local constable is out on the hunt for the ruthless Panther Gang. When an elderly man is robbed and murdered in sleepy Mi...

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Plague pits &​ river bones by Karen Charlton

Plague pits &​ river bones

Karen Charlton

Audio CD

"London, 1812: Treacherous gangs roam the capital, and not even the Palace of Westminster is safe. When Detective Stephen Lavender is called in to investigate a highway robbery and a cold-blooded murder, both the cases take a dangerous and disturbing...

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The Sans Pareil mystery by Karen Charlton

The Sans Pareil mystery

Karen Charlton

Audio CD

"On a cold February night in Regency London, a dark curtain falls on the Sans Pareil Theatre following the death of April Clare, a promising young actress, whose body is found in mysterious circumstances. Detective Stephen Lavender and his dependable...

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The heiress of Linn Hagh by Karen Charlton

The heiress of Linn Hagh

Karen Charlton

Audio CD

"Northumberland, 1809: A beautiful young heiress disappears from her locked bedchamber at Linn Hagh. The local constables are baffled and the townsfolk cry 'witchcraft'. The heiress's uncle summons help from Detective Lavender and his assistant, Cons...

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Tightrope by Amanda Quick

Tightrope

Amanda Quick

Audio CD

"An unconventional woman and a man shrouded in mystery walk a tightrope of desire as they race against a killer to find a machine that could change the world ... Former trapeze artist Amalie Vaughn moved to Burning Cove to reinvent herself, but after...

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A murderous marriage by Alyssa Maxwell

A murderous marriage

Alyssa Maxwell

Audio CD

"Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady's maid, Eva Huntford, are preparing for a wedding, but it may not be the happy occasion everyone hopes fo. Since the Great War, some family fortunes have suffered, including those of the Renshaws. Despite being the.....

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Murder in Park Lane by Karen Charlton

Murder in Park Lane

Karen Charlton

Audio CD

"London, 1812. At a fashionable address in leafy Mayfair, a far cry from Detective Stephen Lavender's usual haunts, a man is found dead in his room. He has been brutally stabbed, but the door is locked from the inside and the weapon is missing. The deceased...

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The widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey

The widows of Malabar Hill

Sujata Massey

Audio CD

"1920s Bombay. Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a respected Zoroastrian family, has just joined her father's law firm, becoming one of the first female lawyers in India. Armed with a law degree from Oxford, Perveen also has a tragic personal history that...

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Out of the silence by Wendy (Novelist) James

Out of the silence

Wendy (Novelist) James

Audio CD

"Maggie Heffernan, a spirited working-class country girl, Elizabeth Hamilton, whose own disappointment in love has served only to strengthen her humanity; and the remarkable Vida Goldstein, the suffragist who was to become the first woman to stand fo...

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Sorry for the dead by Nicola Upson

Sorry for the dead

Nicola Upson

Audio CD

"In the summer of 1915, the sudden death of a young girl brings grief and notoriety to Charleston Farmhouse on the Sussex Downs. Years later, Josephine Tey returns to the same house--now much changed--and remembers the two women with whom she once lodged...

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The death beat by Fiona Veitch Smith

The death beat

Fiona Veitch Smith

Audio CD

"When 'London Daily Globe' editor Rollo Rolandson has to return to New York for three months he takes his star reporter, Poppy Denby, with him. Poppy is very excited to be working on the world-famous 'New York Times' and looks forward to immersing herself...

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England's finest by Christopher Fowler

England's finest

Christopher Fowler

Audio CD

"The Peculiar Crimes Unit has solved many extraordinary cases over the years, but some were hushed up and hidden away. Until now. Arthur Bryant remembers these lost cases as if they were yesterday. Unfortunately, he doesn't remember yesterday, so the...

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The devil's due by Bonnie MacBird

The devil's due

Bonnie MacBird

Audio CD

"It's 1890 and the newly famous Sherlock Holmes faces his worst adversary to date - a diabolical villain bent on destroying some of London's most admired public figures in particularly gruesome ways. A further puzzle is that suicide closely attends each...

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A devious death by Alyssa Maxwell

A devious death

Alyssa Maxwell

Audio CD

"Phoebe and her sister Julia are eager for a summer getaway at High Head Lodge, the newly purchased estate of their cousin Regina. But Regina's odd friend, Olive, is far from friendly, and Regina's mother and brother-- bitter over the unequal distribution...

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Penny for your secrets by Anna Lee Huber

Penny for your secrets

Anna Lee Huber

Audio CD

"The Great War may be over, but for many, there are still obstacles on the home front. Reconciling with her estranged husband makes Verity sympathetic to her friend Ada's marital difficulties. And when Ada's Marquess husband is discovered shot through...

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One good deed by David Baldacci

One good deed

David Baldacci

Audio CD

"In 1949, Aloysius Archer arrives in the dusty Southern town of Poca City. He has nothing but a handful of dollars, the clothes he's wearing and an appointment with his new parole officer. After his wartime experiences in Italy and a prison sentence for...

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Grave expectations by Heather Redmond

Grave expectations

Heather Redmond

Audio CD

"London, June 1835: In the interest of being a good neighbor, Charles checks in on Miss Haverstock, the elderly spinster who resides in the flat above his. But as the young journalist and his fiance Kate ascend the stairs, they are assaulted by the.....

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The room of the dead by M. R. C. (Martin R. C.) Kasasian

The room of the dead

M. R. C. (Martin R. C.) Kasasian

Audio CD

"December, 1939. Having solved the case of the Suffolk Vampire, Inspector Betty Church and her colleagues at Sackwater Police Station have settled back down to business. There's the elderly Mr Fern who keeps losing his slippers, Sylvia Satin's thirte...

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Dead man switch by Tara Moss

Dead man switch

Tara Moss

Audio CD

"She's a woman in a man's world. Sydney, 1946. Billie Walker is living life on her own terms. World War Two has left her bereaved, her photojournalist husband missing and presumed dead. Determined not to rely on any man for her future, she re-opens her...

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The companion by Kim Taylor Blakemore

The companion

Kim Taylor Blakemore

Audio CD

1855, New Hampshire. Lucy Blunt is set to hang for a double murder. Murderess or victim? Only Lucy knows the truth. In the shadow of the gallows, Lucy reflects on the events that led to her bitter downfall--from the moment she arrived at the rambling...

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The inheritance of Solomon Farthing by Mary Paulson-Ellis

The inheritance of Solomon Farthing

Mary Paulson-Ellis

Audio CD

"Solomon knew that he had one advantage. A pawn ticket belonging to a dead man tucked into his top pocket - the only clue to the truth . . . An old soldier dies alone in his Edinburgh nursing home. No known relatives, and no Will to enact. Just a pawn...

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The kill fee by Fiona Veitch Smith

The kill fee

Fiona Veitch Smith

Audio CD

"'Do you know who that is, Poppy?' asked Delilah. 'I do indeed.' 'So what does it feel like to dance in the arms of an assassin?' Poppy Denby's star is on the rise. Now the Arts and Entertainment Editor at The Daily Globe, she covers an exhibition of...

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A pinch of poison by Alyssa Maxwell

A pinch of poison

Alyssa Maxwell

Audio CD

"In post-World War I England, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady's maid, Eva Huntford, encounter an uncharitable killer at a charity luncheon sponsored by a posh school for girls ... Good deeds build good character, and good character is what the Haver...

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A tale of two murders by Heather Redmond

A tale of two murders

Heather Redmond

Audio CD

"1835. Young journalist Charles Dickens is invited to dinner at the estate of the Evening Chronicle's co-editor. He is smitten with his boss's daughter, vivacious Kate Hogarth. They are having the best of times when a scream shatters the evening. In ...

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The Sussex murder by Ian Sansom

The Sussex murder

Ian Sansom

Audio CD

"At about four o'clock on 5th November 1937, Miss Lizzie Walter, a teacher at the King's Road Primary School in Lewes, said goodbye to her young pupils. The children clattered out into the dark streets, preparing for that night's revelries – and Miss...

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Murder most malicious by Alyssa Maxwell

Murder most malicious

Alyssa Maxwell

Audio CD

"In post-World War I England, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady's maid, Eva Huntford, step outside of their social roles and put their lives at risk to apprehend a vicious killer ... December 1918: As a difficult year draws to a close, there is much t...

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Beyond the wild river by Sarah Maine

Beyond the wild river

Sarah Maine

Audio CD

The Scottish Borders, 1888. A poacher is shot dead on the Ballantyre estate, and stable hand James Douglas disappears, charged with the crime. 1893. Nineteen-year-old Evelyn Ballantyre is bored with her limited existence, and has formed a friendship that...

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Lamentation by C. J. Sansom

Lamentation

C. J. Sansom

Audio CD

"Autumn, 1546. King Henry VIII is slowly, painfully dying. His Protestant and Catholic councillors prepare for a final and decisive power struggle: whoever wins will control the government. The Catholics decide to focus their attack on Henry's sixth wife,...

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The man that got away by Lynne Truss

The man that got away

Lynne Truss

Audio CD

"It is summer in Brighton and the Brighton Belles are on hand to answer any holidaymaker's queries, no matter how big or small. The quickest way to the station, how many pebbles are on the beach and what exactly has happened to that young man lying in...

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Treacherous is the night by Anna Lee Huber

Treacherous is the night

Anna Lee Huber

Audio CD

"It's not that Verity Kent doesn't sympathize with those eager to make contact with lost loved ones. After all, she once believed herself a war widow. But now that she's discovered Sidney is very much alive, Verity is having enough trouble connecting...

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A lady's guide to gossip and murder by Dianne Freeman

A lady's guide to gossip and murder

Dianne Freeman

Audio CD

"Though American by birth, Frances Wynn, the now-widowed Countess of Harleigh, has adapted admirably to the quirks and traditions of the British aristocracy. On August twelfth each year, otherwise known as the Glorious Twelfth, most members of the upper...

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The anarchists' club by Alex (Crime fiction writer) Reeve

The anarchists' club

Alex (Crime fiction writer) Reeve

Audio CD

"It's been a year since Leo Stanhope lost the woman he loved, and came close to losing his own life. Now, more than ever, he is determined to keep his head down and stay safe, without risking those he holds dear. But Leo's hopes for peace and security...

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Stasi 77 by David Young

Stasi 77

David Young

Audio CD

"Karin Muller of the German Democratic Republic's People's Police is called to a factory in the east of the country. A man has been murdered - bound and trapped as a fire burned nearby, slowly suffocating him. But who is he? Why was he targeted? Could...

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The sign of nine by G. S. (Gabriel) Denning

The sign of nine

G. S. (Gabriel) Denning

Audio CD

"Warlock Holmes may have demons in his head, but now Dr. John Watson has a mummy in his bloodstream. Specifically that of the sorcerer Xantharaxes, who, when shredded and dissolved in a seven-percent solution, produces some extremely odd but useful p...

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An act of villainy by Ashley Weaver

An act of villainy

Ashley Weaver

Audio CD

"Walking through London's West End after a night at the theater, Amory Ames and her husband Milo run into wealthy investor and former actor Gerard Holloway. Holloway and his wife Georgina are old friends of theirs, and Holloway invites them to the dr...

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The Jazz Files by Fiona Veitch Smith

The Jazz Files

Fiona Veitch Smith

Audio CD

"'It stands for Jazz Files,' said Rollo. 'It's what we call any story that has a whiff of high society scandal but can't yet be proven ... you never know when a skeleton in the closet might prove useful.' Set in 1920, The Jazz Files introduces aspiri...

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The almanack by Martine Bailey

The almanack

Martine Bailey

Audio CD

"During the midsummer of 1752, following a desperate summons from her mother, Tabitha Hart departs London for her home village of Netherlea - only to discover that her mother has drowned. Determined to discover the truth about the Widow Hart's death,...

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Mrs Mohr goes missing by Maryla Szymiczkowa

Mrs Mohr goes missing

Maryla Szymiczkowa

Audio CD

"Cracow, 1893. Thirty-eight-year-old Zofia Turbotynska has assured her husband's rise through the ranks to university professor and is now looking for something to fill her long days at home. To stave off the boredom and improve her social standing, ...

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