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Historical crime new titles

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Cardinal Black by Robert McCammon

Cardinal Black

Robert McCammon

eAudiobook

December 1703 finds Berry Grigsby living as Mary Lynn Nash in a small English village where she has fallen victim to Professor Fell's involuntary drug experiments. Her mind is quickly deteriorating under the drug's influence, and the only way to save...

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This wild, wild country by Inga Vesper

This wild, wild country

Inga Vesper

eAudiobook

Three women. An isolated town. A decades-old mystery. They hate me down there, in Boldville. I can read it in their eyes, smell it on their noxious breaths. That dreaded little town hates everything about me: not just my personality and form, the clothes...

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The Brisbane line by J.P Powell

The Brisbane line

J.P Powell

eAudiobook

As WWII ravages the world and the Japanese Empire has set its sights on Australia, the Americans have come to save us. But not all soldiers are heroes and not all heroes are soldiers. Sergeant Joe Washington, a US Military Police, loves music and pho...

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Danger on the Atlantic by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Danger on the Atlantic

Erica Ruth Neubauer

eAudiobook

For young American widow Jane Wunderly, there are worse fates than adventuring aboard a transatlantic liner with the only man who could change her mind about romance. Unfortunately, her first-class itinerary has an unexpected--and deadly--addition waiting...

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1979 by Val McDermid

1979

Val McDermid

eAudiobook

1979. It is the winter of discontent, and reporter Allie Burns is chasing her first big scoop. There are few women in the newsroom and she needs something explosive for the boys' club to take her seriously. Soon Allie and fellow journalist Danny Sullivan...

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Another kind of Eden by James Lee Burke

Another kind of Eden

James Lee Burke

eAudiobook

The American West in the early 1960s appears to be a pastoral paradise: golden wheat fields, mist-filled canyons, frolicking animals. Aspiring novelist Aaron Holland Broussard has observed it from the open door of a boxcar, riding the rails for both....

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A deadly endowment by Alyssa Maxwell

A deadly endowment

Alyssa Maxwell

eAudiobook

Set among the landed gentry of post-WWI England and perfect for fans of Downton Abbey, Alyssa Maxwell's latest historical mystery finds sleuthing duo Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady's maid, Eva Huntford, hunting a killer after the decision to open F...

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Murder at Mallowan Hall by Colleen Cambridge

Murder at Mallowan Hall

Colleen Cambridge

eAudiobook

The first in an exciting historical mystery series set in the home of Agatha Christie! Tucked away among Devon's rolling green hills, Mallowan Hall combines the best of English tradition with the modern conveniences of 1930. Housekeeper Phyllida Bright,...

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The lost apothecary by Sarah Penner

The lost apothecary

Sarah Penner

eAudiobook

Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in...

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Dear little corpses by Nicola Upson

Dear little corpses

Nicola Upson

eAudiobook

1 September 1939 As the mass evacuation takes place across Britain, thousands of children leave London for the countryside, but when a little girl vanishes without trace, it seems that danger can lurk in the quietest village. In the chaos of war, cri...

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Peril at the exposition by Nev March

Peril at the exposition

Nev March

eAudiobook

Captain Jim Agnihotri and his new bride, Diana Framji, return in Nev March's Peril at the Exposition, the follow up to March's award-winning, Edgar finalist debut, Murder in Old Bombay.1893: Newlyweds Captain Jim Agnihotri and Diana Framji are settling...

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The Worcester whisperers by Kerry Tombs

The Worcester whisperers

Kerry Tombs

eAudiobook

Jack the Ripper is terrifying London. Outside the capital, another killer will shock the country. It's up to Police Inspector Samuel Ravenscroft to stop him. Perfect for fans of M.R.C. Kasasian, E.S. Thomson, Oscar De Muriel and Karen Charlton. Worce...

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Farewell blues by Maggie Robinson

Farewell blues

Maggie Robinson

eAudiobook

Lady Adelaide Compton had prepared herself to say goodbye forever to Detective Inspector Devenand Hunter. It would be a welcome relief not to get mixed up in any more murders, even if it meant never working alongside the handsome detective again ... ...

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Vera kelly is not a mystery by Rosalie Knecht

Vera kelly is not a mystery

Rosalie Knecht

eAudiobook

"When ex-CIA agent Vera Kelly loses her job and her girlfriend in a single day, she reluctantly goes into business as a private detective. Heartbroken and cash-strapped, she takes a case that dredges up dark memories and attracts dangerous characters...

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Just murdered by Katherine Kovacic

Just murdered

Katherine Kovacic

eAudiobook

Introducing the fabulous Ms Peregrine Fisher, niece of the famous Phryne Fisher, as seen on 7plus and Acorn tv Peregrine Fisher is unexpectedly summoned to a meeting of the Adventuresses' Club of the Antipodes, where she learns some incredible news. ...

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The Ledbury Lamplighters by Kerry Tombs

The Ledbury Lamplighters

Kerry Tombs

eAudiobook

A mysterious stranger arrives in the small Herefordshire market town of Ledbury. He offers a solicitor, Anthony Midwinter, a generous sum to look after a package for him until spring, no questions asked. The stranger warns that it must remain sealed or...

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Closed casket by Sophie Hannah

Closed casket

Sophie Hannah

eAudiobook

Lady Athelinda Playford has planned a party at her mansion, but it is no ordinary gathering. She has made an urgent change to her will - one she intends to announce at dinner. Among Lady Playford's guests are the famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot...

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A deception at Thornecrest by Ashley Weaver

A deception at Thornecrest

Ashley Weaver

eAudiobook

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 correspond...

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The crystal crypt by Fiona Veitch Smith

The crystal crypt

Fiona Veitch Smith

eAudiobook

The 1920s most stylish sleuth returns in The Crystal Crypt for another thrilling murder mystery! "But accidents can still happen ... Perhaps there was something out of her control, something she couldn't have foreseen ..." "Like someone plotting to kill...

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A dangerous engagement by Ashley Weaver

A dangerous engagement

Ashley Weaver

eAudiobook

Amory Ames is travelling to New York, excited to be a bridesmaid at her childhood friend Tabitha's wedding, but with Prohibition in full swing, her husband Milo is less than enthused. When a member of the wedding party is found murdered on the front steps...

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The invitation by Lucy (Novelist) Foley

The invitation

Lucy (Novelist) Foley

eAudiobook

Rome, 1950s: One fateful night, Hal meets Stella, a society darling from New York. To Hal, flailing in the post-war darkness, she's a point of light. They're from different worlds, but both wish to carve out a new life. Bound on a yacht headed for Cannes...

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Betty Church and the Suffolk vampire by M. R. C. (Martin R. C.) Kasasian

Betty Church and the Suffolk vampire

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

eAudiobook

September 1939. A new day dawns in Sackwater, not that this sleepy backwater is taking much notice ... Inspector Betty Church - one of the few female officers on the force - has arrived from London to fill a vacancy at Sackwater police station. But Betty...

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The secrets of Gaslight Lane by M. R. C. (Martin R. C.) Kasasian

The secrets of Gaslight Lane

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

eAudiobook

London, 1883: All is quiet at 125 Gower Street. So, when a young woman turns up at the door, imploring London's foremost personal detective, Sidney Grice, to solve her father's murder, Grice can barely disguise his glee. Mr Nathan Garstang was found....

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Who's sorry now? by Maggie Robinson

Who's sorry now?

Maggie Robinson

eAudiobook

London, 1925. Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Devenand Hunter finds himself in the middle of a series of upper-class deaths in London. Bright Young People are being extinguished in their favorite night spots, from a sleazy private jazz club to the ...

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Mortmain Hall by Martin Edwards

Mortmain Hall

Martin Edwards

eAudiobook

"You died once ... Tell me who arranged your resurrection, or before the day's out, you'll be dead and gone forever." 1930. A chilling encounter on London's Necropolis Railway leads to murder. At the Old Bailey, a man accused of a 'blazing car' killing...

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When dashing met danger by Shana Galen

When dashing met danger

Shana Galen

eAudiobook

Alex Scarston, Earl of Selbourne. Rake. Spy. With his efforts for England in the war against the French suspended, family obligations compel him to investigate the disappearance of Viscount Brigham's son. When the viscount's daughter becomes involved...

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Pride and petticoats by Shana Galen

Pride and petticoats

Shana Galen

eAudiobook

Dear Friend, You were right: desperation is a dangerous state of mind. It was desperation that drove me to London to salvage my family's reputation and finances in the first place. And it is desperation-and perhaps a little desire-that has gotten me into...

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The Cairo brief by Fiona Veitch Smith

The Cairo brief

Fiona Veitch Smith

eAudiobook

Poppy Denby is intrigued when she is invited to attend the auction for the Death Mask of Nefertiti. Held on the country estate of Sir James Maddox, a famous explorer, the auction promises to be a controversial and newsworthy affair. Representatives from...

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Just make believe by Maggie Robinson

Just make believe

Maggie Robinson

eAudiobook

Gloucestershire, 1925. A week-long house party in the country--why not? Lady Adelaide has nothing else to do, now that her year of mourning for her unfaithful husband is up and her plans to rekindle her romantic life have backfired. But when her hostess...

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Sorry for the Dead by Nicola Upson

Sorry for the Dead

Nicola Upson

eAudiobook

At once a compelling murder mystery and a moving exploration of love and grief, critically acclaimed author Nicola Upson's eighth Josephine Tey mystery is a force to be reckoned with. In the summer of 1915, the sudden death of a young girl brings grief...

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The sister taken by Michael Lindley

The sister taken

Michael Lindley

eAudiobook

The Amazon Charts #1 Bestselling Mystery Series. A missing twin. A wayward sister. A "jaw-dropping" twist. The shocking disappearance of a young woman and a suspicious death put Hanna and Alex back in the crosshairs of the ruthless Dellahousaye crime...

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Vixen by Sam Michaels

Vixen

Sam Michaels

eAudiobook

While World War Two rages on around them, the gangs of London are fighting for their turf ... There might be a war on, but that doesn't stop Georgina Garrett running her business with an iron fist. No one said running the Battersea gang was going to be...

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The ghosts of Paris by Tara Moss

The ghosts of Paris

Tara Moss

eAudiobook

1947. The world continues to grapple with the fallout of the Second World War, and former war reporter Billie Walker is finding her feet as an investigator. When a wealthy client hires Billie and her assistant, Sam, to track down her missing husband,...

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Treachery at hursley park house by Claire Gradidge

Treachery at hursley park house

Claire Gradidge

eAudiobook

DECEMBER 1942. As the war rages on, the accidental death of a young man is almost unremarkable. Except this young man was patrolling the grounds of Hursley Park House, where teams are designing crucial modifications to the Spitfire - and he was found...

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The lady has a past by Amanda Quick

The lady has a past

Amanda Quick

eAudiobook

Investigative apprentice Lyra Brazier, the newest resident of Burning Cove, is unsettled when her boss suddenly goes on a health retreat at an exclusive spa and disappears without another word. Lyra knows something has happened to Raina Kirk, and she...

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Murder on Madison Square by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Murder on Madison Square

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

eAudiobook

Sarah and Frank Malloy must catch a scheming killer in this latest gripping installment in the USA Today bestselling series. Former policeman Frank Malloy is frustrated when a woman requests his private detective services to implicate her wealthy husband...

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Death on the new moon by Michael Lindley

Death on the new moon

Michael Lindley

eAudiobook

The Amazon Charts #1 Bestselling Mystery Series Alex encounters a tragic loss and near-deadly run-in with a ruthless crime syndicate. As Hanna helps him search for a dangerous killer, the surprise return of a lover from her past sends all hope of her...

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The bridge to Belle Island by Julie Klassen

The bridge to Belle Island

Julie Klassen

eAudiobook

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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A fatal crossing by Tom Hindle

A fatal crossing

Tom Hindle

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. November 1924. The Endeavour sets sail from Southampton carrying 2,000 passengers and crew on a week-long voyage to New York.When an elderly gentleman is found dead at the foot of a staircase, ship's officer Timothy Birch is...

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Miss Aldridge regrets by Louise Hare

Miss Aldridge regrets

Louise Hare

eAudiobook

London, 1936 Lena Aldridge is wondering if life has passed her by. The dazzling theatre career she hoped for hasn't worked out. Instead, she's stuck singing in a sticky-floored basement club in Soho and her married lover has just left her. She has nothing...

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The vanished days by Susanna Kearsley

The vanished days

Susanna Kearsley

eAudiobook

A sweeping love story set against the Jacobite revolution from much-loved, million copy bestselling author Susanna KearsleyThere are many who believe they know what happened, but they do not know the whole of it. The rumours spread, and grow, and take...

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God rest ye, royal gentlemen by Rhys Bowen

God rest ye, royal gentlemen

Rhys Bowen

eAudiobook

Georgie is excited for her first Christmas as a married woman in her lovely new home. She suggests to her dashing husband, Darcy, that they have a little house party, but when Darcy receives a letter from his aunt Ermintrude, there is an abrupt change...

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The black mountain by Kate Mosse

The black mountain

Kate Mosse

eAudiobook

It is May, 1706. Ana, a young Spanish woman, lives in a small town on the north-west coast of Tenerife with her mother and twin younger brothers. The town is in the shadow of a mighty volcano, which legend says has the devil living inside it. However,...

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Dream town by David Baldacci

Dream town

David Baldacci

eAudiobook

Private investigator and Second World War veteran Aloysius Archer returns to solve a new case in Hollywood in this riveting thriller from international number one bestselling author, David Baldacci.

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Murder at the Royal Botanic Gardens by Andrea Penrose

Murder at the Royal Botanic Gardens

Andrea Penrose

eAudiobook

"One advantage of being caught up in a whirl of dress fittings and decisions about flower arrangements and breakfast menus is that Charlotte Sloane has little time for any pre-wedding qualms. Her love for Wrexford isn't in question. But will being a ...

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The matchmaker's lonely heart by Nancy Campbell Allen

The matchmaker's lonely heart

Nancy Campbell Allen

eAudiobook

A romance develops as a detective partners with a lonely-hearts columnist to solve a murder mystery. London, 1885. Amelie Hampton is a hopeless romantic, which makes her the perfect columnist to answer lonely heart letters in the Marriage Gazette. When...

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Murder at the Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Murder at the Mena House

Erica Ruth Neubauer

eAudiobook

Well-heeled travelers from around the world flock to the Mena House Hotel--an exotic gem in the heart of Cairo where cocktails flow, adventure dispels the aftershocks of World War I, and deadly dangers wait in the shadows... Egypt, 1926. Fiercely ind...

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The darkest sin by D. V. Bishop

The darkest sin

D. V. Bishop

eAudiobook

Florence. Spring, 1537. When Cesare Aldo investigates a report of intruders at a convent in the Renaissance city's northern quarter, he enters a community divided by bitter rivalries and harbouring dark secrets. His case becomes far more complicated when...

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Westside saints by W. M. Akers

Westside saints

W. M. Akers

eAudiobook

Return to a twisted version of Jazz Age New York in this follow up to the critically acclaimed fantasy Westside, as relentless sleuth Gilda Carr's pursuit of tiny mysteries drags her into a case that will rewrite everything she knows about her past. Six...

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The sorrow stone by Kári Gíslason

The sorrow stone

Kári Gíslason

eAudiobook

From the bestselling co-author of Saga Land, an epic and compelling novel that reimagines the fate of one of Iceland's famous women of history. After committing an audacious act of revenge for her brother's murder, Disa flees with her son Sindri through...

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The Pickwick Murders by Heather Redmond

The Pickwick Murders

Heather Redmond

eAudiobook

In this reimagining of Dickens as an amateur sleuth, Charles is tossed into Newgate Prison on a murder charge, and his fiancée Kate Hogarth must clear his name . . . London, January 1836: Just weeks before the release of his first book, Charles is intrigued...

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Sunset swing by Ray Celestin

Sunset swing

Ray Celestin

eAudiobook

Los Angeles. Christmas, 1967. A city on fire as a killer strikes ... A young nurse, Kerry Gaudet, travels to the City of Angels desperate to find her missing brother, fearing that something terrible has happened to him: a serial killer is terrorising...

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An impossible impostor by Deanna Raybourn

An impossible impostor

Deanna Raybourn

eAudiobook

While investigating a man claiming to be the long-lost heir to a noble family, Veronica Speedwell gets the surprise of her life in this new adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn. London, 1889. ...

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City of vengeance by D. V. Bishop

City of vengeance

D. V. Bishop

eAudiobook

Shortlisted for the 2021 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize'An impressive and immersive debut set in a beautifully realized sixteenth-century Florence' Antonia Hodgson'A first-class historical thriller ... Bishop's spirited and richly detailed story...

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A game of fear by Charles Todd

A game of fear

Charles Todd

eAudiobook

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.

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The meaning of night by Michael Cox

The meaning of night

Michael Cox

eAudiobook

1854. In a dark passageway, an innocent man is stabbed to death. So begins the extraordinary story of Edward Glyver, booklover, scholar and murderer. As a young boy, Glyver always believed he had a destiny. He was right: greatness does await him, along...

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The Magnolia palace by Fiona Davis

The Magnolia palace

Fiona Davis

eAudiobook

Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue, returns with a tantalizing novel about the secrets, betrayal, and murder within one of New York City's most impressive Gilded Age mansions. Eight months since losing her mother...

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A fiancée's guide to first wives and murder by Dianne Freeman

A fiancée's guide to first wives and murder

Dianne Freeman

eAudiobook

In Dianne Freeman's lighthearted mystery series set in Victorian England, the American-born Countess of Harleigh uncovers more deadly intrigue among the uppercrust... For Frances Wynn, widow to the late Earl of Harleigh, life has a cosmopolitan flavor...

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The Christie affair by Nina de Gramont

The Christie affair

Nina de Gramont

eAudiobook

Nina de Gramont's The Christie Affair is a beguiling novel of star-crossed lovers, heartbreak, revenge, and murder--and a brilliant re-imagination of one of the most talked-about unsolved mysteries of the twentieth century. Every story has its secrets....

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Proper scoundrels by Allie Therin

Proper scoundrels

Allie Therin

eAudiobook

London, 1925. Sebastian de Leon is adjusting to life after three years spent enthralled by blood magic. The atrocities he committed under its control still weigh heavily on his conscience, but when he's asked to investigate a series of mysterious murders,...

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The winter guest by W. C. Ryan

The winter guest

W. C. Ryan

eAudiobook

The drive leads past the gate house and through the trees towards the big house, visible through the winter-bared branches. Its windows stare down at Harkin and the sea beyond . . . January 1921. Though the Great War is over, in Ireland a new, civil...

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Murder at Wedgefield Manor by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Murder at Wedgefield Manor

Erica Ruth Neubauer

eAudiobook

In the wake of World War I, Jane Wunderly--a thoroughly modern young American widow--is traveling abroad, enjoying the hospitality of an English lord and a perfectly proper manor house, until murder makes an unwelcome appearance ... England, 1926: We...

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Down a dark river by Karen Odden

Down a dark river

Karen Odden

eAudiobook

London, 1878. One April morning, a small boat bearing a young woman's corpse floats down the murky waters of the Thames. When the victim is identified as Rose Albert, daughter of a prominent judge, the Scotland Yard director gives the case to Michael...

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Murder on Wall Street by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Murder on Wall Street

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

eAudiobook

Midwife Sarah Brandt Malloy and her detective husband, Frank, must discover who killed a prominent--but despised--society banker before an innocent family is destroyed in Murder on Wall Street, an all-new Gaslight Mystery in the USA Today bestselling...

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Betrayal on the bowery by Kate Belli

Betrayal on the bowery

Kate Belli

eAudiobook

New York City, Summer 1889. Society girl-turned-investigative journalist Genevieve Stewart and wealthy Daniel McCaffrey have arrived at the docks to see their friends, Rupert and Esmie Milton, off on their honeymoon. But the romantic idyll comes to a...

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The Hollywood spy by Susan Elia MacNeal

The Hollywood spy

Susan Elia MacNeal

eAudiobook

Maggie Hope is off to California to solve a crime that hits too close to home--and confront the very evil she thought she had left behind in Europe--as the acclaimed World War II mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Susan Elia MacNea...

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A Christmas carol murder by Heather Redmond

A Christmas carol murder

Heather Redmond

eAudiobook

Charles Dickens is one of the most famous and influential writers in English literature and Heather Redmond's delightful series asks what if Dickens had also solved crimes ...? Now, the third book in the acclaimed A Dickens of a Crime series reimagin...

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Case study by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Case study

Graeme Macrae Burnet

eAudiobook

London, 1965. An unworldly young woman believes that a charismatic psychotherapist, Collins Braithwaite, has driven her sister to suicide. Intent on confirming her suspicions, she assumes a false identity and presents herself to him as a client, recording...

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The dying day by Vaseem Khan

The dying day

Vaseem Khan

eAudiobook

Bombay, 1950. For over a century, one of the world's great treasures, a 600-year-old copy of Dante's The Divine Comedy, has been safely housed at Bombay's Asiatic Society. But when it vanishes, together with the man charged with its care, British scholar...

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The chancellor's secret by Susanna Gregory

The chancellor's secret

Susanna Gregory

eAudiobook

In 1360, the Great Bridge over the River Cam is close to collapse. As arguments rage over raising the money, differences are coming to the boil over the election of a new Chancellor. Then the discovery of a body under the bridge and the disappearance...

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Psycho by the sea by Lynne Truss

Psycho by the sea

Lynne Truss

eAudiobook

It's September in Brighton and the city is playing host to weeks of endless rain and lashings of villainy. A trusted member of a local gang has disappeared part way through planning a huge heist; a violent criminal obsessed with boiling the heads of ...

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No ordinary killing by Jeff (Jeffrey) Dawson

No ordinary killing

Jeff (Jeffrey) Dawson

eAudiobook

An extraordinary historical crime thriller, perfect for listeners of Philip Kerr, M.J. Carter and Abir Mukherjee. 1899, South Africa: As the Boer War rages, Captain Ingo Finch of the Royal Army Medical Corps pieces together casualties at the front. L...

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Karolina, or the Torn curtain by Maryla Szymiczkowa

Karolina, or the Torn curtain

Maryla Szymiczkowa

eAudiobook

Easter, 1895. The biggest event in the Catholic calendar is a disaster in Zofia Turbotyńska's household. Her maid Karolina has handed in her notice and worse, gone missing. When Karolina's body is discovered, violated and stabbed, Zofia knows she has...

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To die but once by Jacqueline Winspear

To die but once

Jacqueline Winspear

eAudiobook

Spring 1940. With Britons facing what has become known as the Bore War - nothing much seems to have happened yet - Maisie Dobbs is asked to investigate the disappearance of a local lad, a young apprentice craftsman working on a "hush-hush" government...

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A corruption of blood by Ambrose Parry

A corruption of blood

Ambrose Parry

eAudiobook

Edinburgh. This city will bleed you dry. Dr Will Raven is a man seldom shocked by human remains, but even he is disturbed by the contents of a package washed up at the Port of Leith. Stranger still, a man Raven has long detested is pleading for his help...

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Emily Noble's disgrace by Mary Paulson-Ellis

Emily Noble's disgrace

Mary Paulson-Ellis

eAudiobook

The moving and heartfelt third novel from Mary Paulson-Ellis, which follows two sisters and their journey into their traumatic past.

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The prophet by Martine Bailey

The prophet

Martine Bailey

eAudiobook

Destiny, prophecy and murder weave an intricate web in this beguiling historical mystery. Could a dark prophecy spell danger for Tabitha De Vallory and her unborn child? Cheshire. May Day, 1753. Tabitha De Vallory believes her life is perfect: she has...

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Cave diver by Jake Avila

Cave diver

Jake Avila

eAudiobook

A high-octane, fast-paced novel from a new voice in adventure writing and the winner of a Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. For fans of Clive Cussler. Acclaimed explorer Rob Nash has lost his way. Grieving the death of his wife, and blaming himself,...

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An Irish hostage by Charles Todd

An Irish hostage

Charles Todd

eAudiobook

"[Readers] are bound to be caught up in the adventures of Bess Crawford . . . While her sensibility is as crisp as her narrative voice, Bess is a compassionate nurse who responds with feeling."-- The New York Times Book ReviewIn the uneasy peace foll...

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Powder smoke by Andrew Martin

Powder smoke

Andrew Martin

eAudiobook

York railway station, December 1925. Detective Inspector Jim Stringer is enjoying a pint in the Parlour Bar before accompanying his wife, Lydia, to a charitable function. But Jim is alarmed to see a man pointing a revolver in his direction. His thoughts...

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The consequences of fear by Jacqueline Winspear

The consequences of fear

Jacqueline Winspear

eAudiobook

As Europe buckles under Nazi occupation, Maisie Dobbs investigates a possible murder that threatens devastating repercussions for Britain's war efforts in this latest installment in the New York Times bestselling mystery series. September 1941. While...

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Fall of angels by Barbara Cleverly

Fall of angels

Barbara Cleverly

eAudiobook

Barbara Cleverly, bestselling author of the Joe Sandilands investigations, whisks readers to 1920s Cambridge, a European intellectual capital on the cusp of dramatic change, with a case to be solved by an ingenious new sleuth. Great Britain, 1923: De...

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The Scottish prisoner by Diana Gabaldon

The Scottish prisoner

Diana Gabaldon

eAudiobook

In this highly-anticipated new novel, Diana Gabaldon brings back one of her most compelling characters: the unforgettable Lord John Grey - soldier, gentleman, and no mean hand with a blade. Set in the heart of the eighteenth century, Lord John's world...

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Dangerous women by Hope Adams

Dangerous women

Hope Adams

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. The devastating and thought-provoking tale about female anger, subservience and, ultimately, strength, inspired by a true storyLondon, 1841. Two hundred Englishwomen file aboard the RAJAH, the ship that will take them on a....

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A lady compromised by Darcie Wilde

A lady compromised

Darcie Wilde

eAudiobook

Fans of Jane Austen have fallen in love with Darcie Wilde's mystery series featuring Rosalind Thorne, a young woman adept at helping ladies of the ton navigate the darker corners of Regency England--while revealing Society's most shocking secrets ......

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'Til death do us part by Amanda Quick

'Til death do us part

Amanda Quick

eAudiobook

"Calista Langley operates an exclusive introduction agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. But now a dangerously obsessed individual has begun sending her trinkets and gifts su...

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The widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey

The widows of Malabar Hill

Sujata Massey

eAudiobook

Introducing an extraordinary female lawyer-sleuth in a new historical series set in 1920s Bombay! Bombay, 1921: Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a respected Zoroastrian family, has just joined her father's law firm, becoming one of the first female lawyers...

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Castle shade by Laurie R. King

Castle shade

Laurie R. King

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A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat--all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling new adventure. The queen is Marie of Roumania: the doubly royal granddaughter to Victoria, Empress of the British Empire, and Alexander II, Tsar...

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The three locks by Bonnie MacBird

The three locks

Bonnie MacBird

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A heatwave melts London as Holmes and Watson are called to action in this new Sherlock Holmes adventure by Bonnie MacBird. In the West End, a renowned Italian escape artist dies spectacularly on stage during a performance - immolated in a gleaming co...

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Dead dead girls by Nekesa Afia

Dead dead girls

Nekesa Afia

eAudiobook

The start of an exciting new historical mystery series set during the Harlem Renaissance from debut author Nekesa Afia.Harlem, 1926. Young black women like Louise Lloyd are ending up dead.Following a harrowing kidnapping ordeal when she was in her te...

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A fatal affair by Faith Martin

A fatal affair

Faith Martin

eAudiobook

Don't miss the gripping mystery from million-copy bestseller Faith Martin! Perfect for fans of Betty Rowlands, LJ Ross and Val McDermid, this is one murder mystery you won't be able to put down! She was dressed in a long white gown, embroidered with ...

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The Scole confession by Jacqueline Beard

The Scole confession

Jacqueline Beard

eAudiobook

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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Winter of despair by Cora Harrison

Winter of despair

Cora Harrison

eAudiobook

November 1853. Inspector Field has summoned his friends Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins to examine a body found in an attic studio, its throat cut. Around the body lie the lacerated fragments of canvas of a painting titled A Winter of Despair. Wil...

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The art of the assassin by Kevin Sullivan

The art of the assassin

Kevin Sullivan

eAudiobook

Glasgow, 1898. A man is found stabbed to death in a tenement block. Juan Cameron, photographer-cum-sleuth, is drafted in in the hope he can bring to light what the eye may overlook. Yet Juan has problems of his own. Following the tragic death of his father...

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River of sins by Sarah Hawkswood

River of sins

Sarah Hawkswood

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July 1144. Ricolde, 'the finest whore in Worcester', is found butchered on an island a few miles up the River Severn. How did she get there, who killed her, and why? Uncovering details of her life and her past reveal a woman with hidden depths and hi...

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A gambling man by David Baldacci

A gambling man

David Baldacci

eAudiobook

The gripping second historical crime novel in David Baldacci's Aloysius Archer series, following the Sunday Times top five bestseller One Good Deed.

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The mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict

The mystery of Mrs. Christie

Marie Benedict

eAudiobook

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 art fiasco by Fiona Veitch Smith

The art fiasco

Fiona Veitch Smith

eAudiobook

It's 1924 and investigative reporter Poppy Denby is heading up to Northumberland to celebrate her father's sixtieth birthday. She stops off in Newcastle en route to visit her Aunt Dot, who has temporarily relocated from London to renovate a house she...

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A pretty deceit by Anna Lee Huber

A pretty deceit

Anna Lee Huber

eAudiobook

In the aftermath of the Great War, the line between friend and foe may be hard to discern, even for indomitable former Secret Service agent Verity Kent, in award-winning author Anna Lee Huber's thrilling mystery series. Peacetime has brought little respite...

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Murder at the Ritz by Jim Eldridge

Murder at the Ritz

Jim Eldridge

eAudiobook

August 1940. On the streets of London, locals watch with growing concern as German fighter planes plague the city's skyline. But inside the famous Ritz Hotel, the cream of society continues to enjoy all the glamour and comfort that money can buy during...

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