Defend and Betray: A William Monk Novel

By Anne Perry

After a super army occupation, esteemed normal Thaddeus Carlyon eventually meets his dying, now not within the frenzy of conflict yet at a chic London banquet. His death seems to be the results of a freak coincidence, however the general’s appealing spouse, Alexandra, with no trouble confesses that she killed him–a tale she clings to even less than the specter of the noose.

Investigator William Monk, nurse Hester Latterly, and excellent Oliver Rathbone, advice for the safeguard, paintings feverishly to collapse the wall of silence raised via the accused and her husband’s proud family members. With the trial in simple terms days away, those there sleuths inch towards the darkish and appalling middle of the secret.

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Time to Depart: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery (Marcus Didius Falco, Book 7)

By Lindsey Davis

Petronius Longus, captain of the Aventine watch and Falco's oldest pal, has eventually nailed certainly one of Rome's best criminals. below Roman legislations, voters usually are not imprisoned yet are allowed "time to depart" into exile outdoor the Empire. One darkish and gloomy sunrise, Petro and Falco positioned the evil Balbinus aboard a boat.

But quickly after, a plague of theft and homicide indicates a brand new legal ring has moved into Balbinus's territory. Petro and Falco needs to descend into the underworld of Vespasian's Rome to enquire.

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Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years

By Michael Kurland

In 1891, Sherlock Holmes in a fight along with his arch-enemy, the Napoleon of Crime, Professor James Moriarty, plunged with him over the Reichenbach Falls to his inevitable dying. All of britain - certainly the whole international - mourned the irreplaceable lack of the world's maximum detective. and that is the place issues stood till 1894 whilst Holmes without warning reappeared in London, revealing himself to his buddy Dr. John Watson, and resumed his actions as a consulting detective. Holmes remained very quiet and mysterious on these lacking 3 years, by no means quite revealing accurately the place he'd been and what he'd performed within the 'hidden years."

Now, during this anthology of unique tales the reality approximately these thirty-five months is unveiled and Holmes' adventures defined. whereas a few tales position Holmes in such prevalent destinations as manhattan and San Francisco, others locate him excessive within the Himalayas or above the Arctic Circle. With tales from such writers as Rhys Bowen, Peter Beagle, Carolyn Wheat, Michael Collins etc, Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years is a must have e-book for each fan who has each puzzled in regards to the untold adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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The Silver Branch (The Roman Britain Trilogy)

By Rosemary Sutcliff

Violence and unrest are sweeping via Roman Britain. Justin and Flavius locate themselves stuck up in the course of all of it after they find a plot to overthrow the Emperor. In worry for his or her lives, they assemble jointly a tattered band of guys and lead them into the thick of conflict, to shield the honour of Rome. yet will they be in time to avoid wasting the Emperor . . .

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The Patchwork Devil

By Cavan Scott

Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Titan Books (April 12, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN: 178329714X

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It is 1919, and whereas the area celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Holmes and Watson are referred to as to a grisly discovery.A severed hand has been came across at the financial institution of the Thames, a hand belonging to a soldier who supposedly died within the trenches years formerly. however the hand is clean, and indicates symptoms that it was once lately amputated. So how has it ended up again in London years after its proprietor used to be killed in France? Warned by means of Sherlock's brother Mycroft to stop their research, and basically slightly surviving an assault by way of a superhuman creature, Holmes and Watson start to suspect a conspiracy on the very center of the British government...

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The Dark Canoe

By Scott O'Dell

There's a skinny LINE among GENIUS AND MADNESS.

When younger Nathan sails along with his older brothers looking for a misplaced treasure send, he's anticipated to do just as they inform him. but if considered one of his brothers mysteriously dies and the opposite announces he's Captain Ahab directly out of Moby Dick, Nathan concerns approximately what orders he may have to hold out.

Then a mysterious item seems within the bay that turns out to have floated out of the very pages of Moby Dick. whatever very unusual is occurring at sea, yet how...and why?

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The Book of Blood and Shadow

By Robin Wasserman

One evening. One physique, damaged in a pool of blood.
One killer, misplaced within the shadows.
One lady, left behind.
Left by myself, to stand the results.
To locate the truth.
To avenge the useless.

One evening is all it takes to alter Nora Kane's existence without end. Her ally is useless; her boyfriend has vanished. And the path of blood leads directly again to her: the person that can be in charge. the individual that should be subsequent.  

Desperate to save lots of the folks she loves and decided to discover justice for those she's misplaced, Nora finds a dismal internet of mystery societies and shadowy conspirators, all pushed by means of a mad wish to own whatever that may no longer even exist. whatever to which Nora herself may well carry the major. It seems her evening of blood is only one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries—and fixing it can be the one manner she will be able to retailer her personal lifestyles.

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The Highlander's Servant: Book One of the Highlander Possession Series (Volume 1)

After Kirstin Croft turns into all in favour of an unlucky incidence with a petrifying guy, she scurries clear of him in worry. it is just while a solicitor and family members good friend involves her domestic that evening to deal with the unexpected topic, that he additionally states the fellow used to be no except Lachlan Bateson. Lachlan, chief of the Bateson extended family, and the main feared and revered of the northern highlands wishes Kirstin to serve him as a servant in his domestic out of fee for the embarrassment she had triggered him inside of her city, and out of appreciate. Having little funds, and together with his push of bribery upon her father, Kirstin has no selection. As Kirstin serves the main feared Highlander of the northern lands, she quickly realizes that he's no longer as tough as he continuously seems to be. Lachlan starts behaving another way round her, doing issues for her, or even taking good care of her. It doesn't take lengthy for Kirstin to wonder whether she used to be dropped at his domestic for greater than simply the explanations he advised her. although, time passes and tensions develop among the Ruskin extended family, which borders Lachlan's land. issues merely develop worse because the chief of the extended family grows keen on Kirstin and seeing her on her day-by-day journeys to city. How lengthy will it's till he assaults, claiming what he wants so much?

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