The Anatomist’s Wife A Lady Darby Mystery Book 1

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Berkley #ad - But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London society, Kiera is unable to hide from the ire of those who believe her to be as unnatural as her husband, an anatomist who used her artistic talents to suit his own macabre purposes. The first lady darby mystery“a riveting debut…an original premise, an enigmatic heroine, and a compelling Highland setting…a book you won’t want to put down.

New york times bestselling author Deanna RaybournScotland, 1830 But kiera is determined to both protect her family and prove her innocence, even as she risks becoming the next victim…From the Trade Paperback edition. When kiera and gage’s search leads them to even more gruesome discoveries, a series of disturbing notes urges Lady Darby to give up the inquiry.

The Anatomist's Wife A Lady Darby Mystery Book 1 #ad - While gage is clearly more competent than she first assumed, Kiera isn’t about to let her guard down as accusations and rumors swirl. Kiera wants to put her past aside, but when one of the house guests is murdered, her brother-in-law asks her to utilize her knowledge of human anatomy to aid the insufferable Sebastian Gage—a fellow guest with some experience as an inquiry agent.

Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s estate, finding solace in her passion for painting.

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Mortal Arts A Lady Darby Mystery Book 2

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Berkley #ad - From the national bestselling author of The Anatonmist's Wife comes the second historical mystery featuring enigmatic sleuth Lady Kiera Darby. Scotland, 1830 For ten years will has been missing, committed to an insane asylum by his own father. After her foray into murder investigation, Kiera must journey to Edinburgh with her family so that her pregnant sister can be close to proper medical care.

Lady kiera darby is no stranger to intrigue—in fact, it seems to follow wherever she goes. But the city is full of many things kiera isn’t quite ready to face: the society ladies keen on judging her, her fellow investigator—and romantic entanglement—Sebastian Gage, and ultimately, another deadly mystery.

Mortal Arts A Lady Darby Mystery Book 2 #ad - . Kiera is sympathetic to her mentor’s plight, especially when rumors swirl about a local girl gone missing. Kiera’s old friend michael dalmay is about to be married, but the arrival of his older brother—and Kiera’s childhood art tutor—William, has thrown everything into chaos. Now kiera must once again employ her knowledge of the macabre and join forces with Gage in order to prove the innocence of a beloved family friend—and save the marriage of another…From the Trade Paperback edition.

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A Grave Matter A Lady Darby Mystery Book 3

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Berkley #ad - Returning to her childhood home, Kiera hopes her beloved brother Trevor and the merriment of the Hogmanay Ball will distract her. Following the death of her dear friend, Lady Kiera Darby is in need of a safe haven. Lady kiera darby and sebastian Gage investigate a macabre murderer in this historical mystery from the author of Mortal Arts.

Scotland, 1830 But agreeing to investigate means Kiera must deal with the complicated emotions aroused in her by inquiry agent Sebastian Gage. When gage arrives, he reveals that the incident at the Abbey was not the first—some fiend is digging up old bones and holding them for ransom. Now kiera and gage must catch the grave robber and put the case to rest…before another victim winds up six feet under.

A Grave Matter A Lady Darby Mystery Book 3 #ad - From the Trade Paperback edition. But when a caretaker is murdered and a grave is disturbed at nearby Dryburgh Abbey, Kiera is once more thrust into the cold grasp of death. While kiera knows that aiding in another inquiry will only further tarnish her reputation, her knowledge of anatomy could make the difference in solving the case.

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A Study in Death A Lady Darby Mystery Book 4

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Berkley #ad - From the national bestselling author of a grave Matter comes the latest riveting mystery featuring a most “unusual and romantic” Judith Rock sleuth… Scotland, 1831. After a tumultuous courtship complicated by three deadly inquiries, Lady Kiera Darby is thrilled to have found both an investigative partner and a fiancé in Sebastian Gage.

But with her well-meaning—and very pregnant—sister planning on making their wedding the event of the season, Kiera could use a respite from the impending madness. Commissioned to paint the portrait of Lady Drummond, Kiera is saddened when she recognizes the pain in the baroness’s eyes. Lord drummond is a brute, and his brusque treatment of his wife forces Kiera to think of the torment caused by her own late husband.

A Study in Death A Lady Darby Mystery Book 4 #ad - Kiera isn’t sure how to help, but when she finds Lady Drummond prostrate on the floor, things take a fatal turn. The physician called to the house and Lord Drummond appear satisfied to rule her death natural, but Kiera is convinced that poison is the real culprit. Now, or who, armed only with her knowledge of the macabre and her convictions, Kiera intends to discover the truth behind the baroness’s death—no matter what, stands in her way… .

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A Pressing Engagement A Lady Darby Mystery

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InterMix #ad - But just when matrimonial jitters threaten to consume her, Kiera receives a welcome distraction in the form of a mysterious gold necklace. Includes an exclusive preview of the next lady darby mystery, as death draws near     Praise for the Lady Darby Mysteries   “A fascinating heroine…A thoroughly enjoyable read!”—Victoria Thompson, national bestselling author   “A clever heroine with a shocking past and a talent for detection.

Carol K. The celtic torc, thought missing for decades, was directly involved in a recent investigation. Now, kiera feels compelled to uncover the truth behind its sudden reappearance. Carr, national bestselling author   “A must read…One of those rare books that will both shock and please readers. Fresh Fiction.

A Pressing Engagement A Lady Darby Mystery #ad - Scotland, 1831. In this delightful novella from the national bestselling author of A Study in Death, Lady Kiera Darby has one last mystery to solve before she can walk down the aisle. But with an overwhelming flock of wedding guests, and a ferocious storm throwing things into disarray, an unpaid favor, a muddled cat, it’s anyone’s guess whether Kiera and Gage will actually make it to the altar.

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The Murder Stone

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Bantam #ad - But before francesca can begin the journey, a series of ominous “accidents” occur, culminating in the discovery of a bleeding body on the Murder Stone itself. Was hatton the loving, caring protector his granddaughter always believed him to be? Or a vindictive, secretive man who cultivated dangerous enemies? Francesca sets out in pursuit of the truth—and into the sights of someone determined to exact a revenge long overdue.

Charles todd’s critically acclaimed novels featuring Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge have been hailed by The Washington Post Book World as “one of the best historical series being written today. The new york times book Review calls Todd’s mysteries “meticulously wrought. Harrowing psychological drama.

The Murder Stone #ad - Now he stakes out new territory in this mesmerizing stand-alone novel of one woman’s dark journey through family obsession, wartime secrets, and a chilling legacy. The murder stonethe great war is still raging in the autumn of 1916, when Francesca Hatton’s beloved grandfather dies on the family estate in England’s isolated Exe Valley.

Grieving for the man who raised her, Francesca is stunned to find an unsigned letter among his effects, cursing the Hattons and their descendants. Her body was never found, only a shawl stained with her blood.

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A Burnable Book: A Novel

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William Morrow #ad - Only a few powerful men know that the cryptic lines derive from a "burnable book, " a seditious work that threatens the stability of the realm. As the intrigue deepens, it becomes clear that Gower, a man with secrets of his own, may be the last hope to save a king from a terrible fate. Medieval scholar bruce holsinger draws on his vast knowledge of the period to add colorful, authentic detail--on everything from poetry and bookbinding to court intrigues and brothels--to this highly entertaining and brilliantly constructed epic literary mystery that brings medieval England gloriously to life.

Bruce holsinger's a burnable book is an irresistible historical thriller reminiscent of the classics An Instance of the Fingerpost, The Name of the Rose, and The Crimson Petal and the White. London, 1385. Gower discovers that the book and incriminating evidence about its author have fallen  into the unwitting hands of innocents, who will be drawn into a labyrinthine conspiracy that reaches from the king's court to London's slums and stews--and potentially implicates his own son.

A Burnable Book: A Novel #ad - . Surrounded by ruthless courtiers--including his powerful uncle, Richard II, is in mortal peril,   John of Gaunt, still untested king, Katherine Swynford--England's  young, and Gaunt's artful mistress, and the danger is only beginning. In chaucer's london, mystery, royal intrigue, betrayal, murder, and dangerous politics swirl around the existence of a prophetic book that foretells the deaths of England's kings.

Songs are heard across london--catchy verses said to originate from an ancient book that prophesies the end of England's kings--and among the book's predictions is Richard's assassination. To find the manuscript, wily bureaucrat Geoffrey Chaucer turns to fellow poet John Gower, a professional trader in information with connections high and low.

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3 Ginger Gold Mysteries: Cozy, historical Ginger Gold Mysteries

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La Plume Press #ad - Felicia invites her flapper friends and her new beau, Captain Smithwick, a man Ginger has met before and definitely doesn't like. When the dance ends with the discovery of a body, Ambrosia is certain the poltergeist is to blame, but Ginger is quite sure the murderer is made of flesh and blood. When the ship's captain is found dead, Ginger is only too happy to lend her assistance to the handsome Chief Inspector Basil Reed.

The ss rosa delivers a convincing array of suspects - the wife, the mistress, a jealous crew mate. Before the night is over, another person is dead. Murder at bray manor "if you are a fan of tv's Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries you will like these books. Totally enjoyable reading. A shadow of suspicion is cast on her father's legacy, and Ginger isn't so sure she wants to know the truth about the man she dearly loved.

3 Ginger Gold Mysteries: Cozy, historical Ginger Gold Mysteries #ad - Ginger decides to host another soirée, inviting the guest list from ten years previous. Who is the victim? and how did she end up in ginger's home? Clues lead Ginger and her good friend Haley Higgins to a soirée hosted in 1913 by Ginger's late father, George Hartigan. Quinn, actress,  castlemurder on the ss rosa praise for murder on the ss rosa: "new to me and loved it!" "one of the most enjoyable mysteries to come out in months!!" "A fantastic period cozy mystery made to keep you guessing!" It's 1923 and young war widow fashionista Ginger Gold makes a cross-Atlantic journey with her companion Haley Higgins to London England to settle her father's estate.

. Clever and entertaining, you'll love this charming Golden Age mystery series.

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As Death Draws Near A Lady Darby Mystery

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Berkley #ad - Intent on discovering what kind of monster could murder a woman of the cloth, the couple travel to Rathfarnham Abbey school. With the killer poised to strike yet again, Kiera and Gage must make haste and unmask the fiend, before their matrimonial bliss comes to an untimely end. A deadly incident involving a distant relative of the Duke of Wellington has taken place at an abbey south of Dublin, Ireland, and he insists that Kiera and Gage look into the matter.

With the sinful killer growing bolder, the mother superior would like to send the students home, but the growing civil unrest in Ireland would make the journey treacherous. In this historical mystery from the national bestselling author of A Brush with Shadows,  Lady Kiera Darby and Sebastian Gage get tangled in a dangerous web of religious and political intrigue.

As Death Draws Near A Lady Darby Mystery #ad - July 1831. In the midst of their idyllic honeymoon in England’s Lake District, Kiera and Gage’s seclusion is soon interrupted by a missive from her new father-in-law. Soon a second nun is slain in broad daylight near a classroom full of young girls. Before long, kiera starts to suspect that some of the girls may be hiding a sinister secret.

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Doomed to Die The Inspector Thanet Mysteries

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Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller #ad - The victim is perdita master, an artist with a terminally ill mother and a husband who threatened violence when she demanded a divorce.  . Doomed to die is the 10th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. But Det. Mike lineham, dig into the case, they will discover a tantalizing connection to a powerful local barrister—and a secret that many people might have killed for.

Charming, and endlessly absorbing, stylish, the CWA Silver Dagger–winning Luke Thanet mysteries are some of the best English police procedurals ever written. Detective inspector thanet uncovers the shocking secrets that led to an artist’s murder in this captivating entry in the award-winning British mystery series.

Doomed to Die The Inspector Thanet Mysteries #ad - When a woman is found with a bloody gash on her scalp and a plastic bag over her head, there’s no question that she was murdered. The husband is the natural suspect, but as Thanet and his partner, the dogged Sgt. Inspector luke thanet, a veteran homicide investigator whose cases have carried him across the sprawling Kentish countryside, is about to discover a mystery far more shocking than anything he’s encountered before.

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Fer-de-Lance A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 1

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Crimeline #ad - As any herpetologist will tell you, the fer-de-lance is among the most dreaded snakes known to man. When someone makes a present of one to Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin knows he's getting dreadully close to solving the devilishly clever murders of an immigrant and a college president. As for wolfe, he's playing snake charmer in a case with more twists than an anaconda -- whistling a seductive tune he hopes will catch a killer who's still got poison in his heart.

Fer-de-Lance A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 1 #ad - From the Paperback edition.

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