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Good Investigations: A David Good P.I. novel

South London. The 1980s. David Good, a morally confused and womanising private investigator, is hired by a ridiculously beautiful blonde to help her fend off the attentions of a serial blackmailer. But he's barely got to grips with the woman's keen sense of self-interest when he stumbles on to something far more unsavoury.

Never one to run a mile when a woman needs help, Good finds himself up to his neck in trouble, upsetting some unpleasant people with short fuses and their own self-interest to protect. This time his trade mark sense of humour might not be enough to see him safely out the other side, but the clock's ticking, so for once he ignores the obvious risk to his own carelessly maintained health and starts to unmask an illicit trade that's been causing a great deal of suffering.

Join David Good as he seeks to simultaneously unravel both the crime and the woman.

The Hunt

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Hunt by Oscar de Muriel, a Christmas tale from the world of Frey and McGray, read by Andy Secombe.

Christmas, 1888. After a thoroughly trying time in Edinburgh, Inspector Ian Frey looks forward to a Christmas break at his family's country estate back in England. But the welcome respite of home cooking, hunting trips and brandy by the fire is ruined by the arrival of an unwelcome guest....

Features an exclusive extract from A Fever of the Blood - the brilliant new Case for Frey and McGray, which publishes in February 2016.

A Second Daniel: Volume 1 (In the Den of the English Lion)

London 1558. An orphan from a far-off land is renamed Noah Ames, and given every advantage the Eng....

Death's Confessor: A Civil War Murder Mystery

A fast paced, gritty murder mystery through the wilds of territorial New Mexico's Rio Grande Valley with the feel of a Tony Hillerman novel and the complexity of a Ngaio Marsh mystery. Pueblos, Apache, former Mexican citizens and the US Army collide in a tale of greed and murder. A new civil war mystery series by best selling author Phillip and Jennifer Bryant.

Peter Thomas Smith's days on the post of Fort Craig, New Mexico territory, are spent fighting boredom, keeping cool, and giving the spiritual state of the 5th California Mounted Infantry volunteers a ready ear. As chaplain, he isn't asked to do much in the way of fighting Apaches and there have been no wounded in battle to tend to from fighting Confederates.

He is content to let this state of affairs continue, that is until the Piro scout, Tafoya, brings in a soldier half dead with no name, no unit, and no reason for being there. Like his preferred namesake before him, Thomas the doubter, there are too many questions to ignore.

Like historical murder mysteries? Find more civil war mysteries and historical fiction by searching Phillip Bryant or P.J. Bryant. If you like civil war fiction, be sure to hunt up The Shiloh Series by Phillip Bryant, a four novel set.

Belle of Charleston: Southern Legacy, Book 1

Set against the backdrop of Antebellum Charleston with the martial clash of brother against brother looming on the horizon, here is an absorbing, tantalizing saga of life during one of our country's most turbulent times.

Belle of Charleston, Book One

In a world of pageantry and show, the Montgomery family accepts the way of life that has been Antebellum Charleston for over 100 years. Two cousins, the handsome and debonair Wade Montgomery and the bold and brooding Cullen Smythe, were born to be brothers. Raised as Southern gentlemen, their character could never be questioned - loyalty, honor, duty to one's country, God, and family. It was the tie that binds until their bond is threatened, not only by the cry for secession but by a woman - Josephine Buchanan Wright.

Josephine Buchanan Wright is a dutiful, southern belle. Her future seems fated to the two Montgomery cousins until all she has placed her faith in falls apart. As her life spirals out of control, she tries desperately to cling to the honor and duty that has been instilled in her. But how can she do so when all she has known is no more?

A Hanging Job (Foxy's War Book 1)

Don't kill a copper cos it's a hanging job.

The tale is set in London on the eve of World War 2 at a time when hanging was the penalty for murder and the cut-throat razor, the weapon of choice for settling differences within the criminal fraternity.

It's 1939 and Hitler is about to invade Poland and kick off the Second World War, but Foxy has more important things on his mind. One the best in getaway drivers in the business, he'd got out of the business before Detective Inspector Hawker had managed to nab him, but having been pressured into taking part in a bungled bank robbery, he now finds himself at risk of a formal introduction to the hangman if caught. For Foxy comedy and tragedy have always gone hand in hand, and this day is no exception as he plays hide and seek with the forces of law and order in the streets of London and the leafy lanes of Hertfordshire, doggedly keeping one step ahead thanks to his driving skills.

The Castro '76: An Israel Wren Mystery

San Francisco 1976: Harvey Milk leaves his friend Israel Wren to look after his apartment. On his first night, Israel is dismayed to discover a movie star in the lounge room nervously smoking cigarettes. The celebrity has just escaped the clutches of a serial killer. 'The Doodler' haunts gay bars and sketches his victims before seducing and then knifing them. He has already killed fourteen gay men this way. The police don't seem too interested in protecting the gay community, so Israel takes on the task of tracking down the killer who sketches his victims before he kills them.

The Forgotten Painting: A Historical Mystery Thriller

When celebrated author Jack Rogan stumbles upon a hidden diary, he can't resist investigating. Honouring the last wish of a dying friend, he is irresistibly drawn into a web of intriguing clues, hinting at a long forgotten treasure.

Joining forces with Cecilia Crawford, a glamorous New York journalist, and Tristan, a remarkable boy with psychic powers, Jack soon finds himself on a precarious journey of discovery, exposing dark secrets from a distant, violent time, when life was cheap and cruelty ruled without mercy.

Meanwhile, Emil Fuchs, an enigmatic Swiss banker with a murky past, has an agenda of his own. Ruthless, and determined to defend his reputation at all cost, he threatens to expose a fraud that could destroy everything.

Will Rogan succeed? Can he find the forgotten treasure he has been searching for, or will it be lost forever, depriving the world of a masterpiece that belongs to all mankind?

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Historical Thrillers

Historical Mysteries

American Lease (A Dylan Cold Novel Book 1)

While walking on the path through the disbanded town of Monson, New Hampshire, Dylan Cold and his dog Montana come across a dead cop -- and his killer. Forced, at gunpoint, to help the killer, Dylan is drawn into the search for an historic document that will give the holder legal ownership of the land covered by the original Thirteen Colonies of the United States.

In 1775 King George was desperate to avoid an expensive war with the colonies. The King of England agreed to a unique arrangement, lease the United Kingdoms American territories to the continental congress. As compensation the Americans, through Ben Franklin, agreed to pay export taxes and offer the United Kingdom steep discounts and rights of first refusal on their extensive supply of natural resources. Dylan Cold doesn't know much about history or the defunct Southern New Hampshire town of Monson where he walks his dog. After coming across a slain police officer and his wounded killer he needs to learn fast. With help from Abbey Holt a local farmer and history scholar he needs to find the lease and stay one step ahead of the men who would stop at nothing to possess the document.

Murder by Misrule: A Francis Bacon Mystery: Volume 1 (The Francis Bacon Mystery Series)

Thomas Clarady, son of a wealthy privateer, is a law student at Gray's Inn, seeking to climb the....

The Good Knight (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)

Intrigue, suspicion, and rivalry among the royal princes casts a shadow on the court of Owain, king....

Entanglement of Fate

Sheffield, England, 1912. When a mute criminal known as 'the Street Arab' is taken into custody, police call on court missionary, Robert Elliott, to try and unravel the enigma. With the help of Mary O' Driscoll, a sharply perceptive nurse, Elliott reveals the prisoner to be Walter Stanford, a man with a blemished past and who is about to change their lives forever. As Elliott tries to understand the significance of a mysterious note found in a locket on the cell floor, Mary becomes haunted by a series of lucid dreams about Walter's life and a dark harrowing crime. But why have they all been brought together? Is it simply fate? Or could it be strange intervention to bring closure to a chilling past? One thing is certain...the answers have consequences! What readers are saying... "I adored this book." "Dark and foreboding one minute, so genteel the next - absolutely brilliant!" "Some days I found it difficult to put down as I was so engrossed."

The Daemoniac: Dominion Mysteries #1: Volume 1

It's August of 1888, just three weeks before Jack the Ripper will begin his grisly spree in the Lond....

The Missing Gun (Hawker of the Yard Book 1)

London in the autumn of 1939: the early months of World War 2. Hitler has just conquered Poland, but life in London continues much as it did in peacetime, albeit a little more restricted since the introduction of petrol rationing. No bombs have been dropped on the city as yet, but the population go about their daily business under the constant threat of German air raids, and a blackout remains in force at night.

For Scotland Yard and the criminal fraternity, however, it is business as usual. When a pawnbroker's assistant is wounded by a gunman wearing a gasmask, it appears to be a straightforward case of a bungled armed robbery, but as Hawker proceeds with his investigation, the more facts he uncovers the more confusing the affair becomes. A red-headed soldier, a missing gun, a dead cat, an empty violin case and a damaged violin are only a few of the threads that have to be unravelled before he can wrap up the case - with a little help from Sherlock Holmes.

Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

Maids of Misfortune It's the summer of 1879, and Annie Fuller, a young San Francisco widow, is in trouble. Annie's husband squandered her fortune before committing suicide five years earlier, and one of his creditors is now threatening to take the boardinghouse she owns to pay off a debt. Annie Fuller also has a secret. She supplements her income by giving domestic and business advice as Madam Sibyl, one of San Franc... Full description

Two Tocks Before Midnight

Strange Affair of October 24th, 1859: When a flurry of forgeries appear in museums and among collectors, the members of the Agora, a society dedicated to the betterment of man, take it upon themselves to stop the rogues.

But among the members, there is a traitor. Among the forgers, there is a murderer.

As friends betray their own and souls are sentenced to death, suspicions and tensions mount. Only one man, Carl Brooke, has the knowledge and expertise to stop the murderer. But will he succeed? Or will the night of October 24th, 1859 forever remain a unresolved mystery?

Tempest in the Tea Room: An Ezra Melamed Mystery: Volume 3

There's trouble afoot in Regency London's Jewish community, and no one to stop the crimes-until wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Mr. Ezra Melamed teams up with an unlikely pair: General Well'ngone and the Earl of Gravel Lane, the leaders of a gang of young Jewish pickpockets. In this first volume of the Jewish Regency Mystery Series, a young Jewish physician is accused of poisoning his wealthy patient, Lady Marblehead, as well as stealing a priceless pearl bracelet from her jewelry box. After more outbreaks of the mysterious ailment occur in the city, an increasingly hysterical Jewish community turns to Mr. Melamed to investigate the case-who in turn enlists the aid of General Well'ngone and the Earl of Gravel Lane to find the real culprit. But there are too few clues and too little time in this humorous mystery story featuring British detectives who are definitely in a class of their own.

The House of Closed Doors

In Nell Lillington's small Midwestern town of the 1870s, marriage is the obvious fate of a young....

Sherlock Holmes and the Shinto River-Dancer

From the author of the TOP #50 Amazon UK Bestseller SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE TEMPLE OF DEATH...

Sherlock Holmes is in Japan, following his epic battle with the evil criminal mastermind, Moriarty...

There Holmes, together with his faithful assistant, Yoshida-sensei, are summoned to investigate the violent death of a Shinto 'river-dancer'...

A wealthy merchant - the dancer's lover - is quickly charged with her murder...

The proofs of his guilt seem overwhelming - yet Holmes is not convinced...

PLEASE NOTE: This story is a (very close) reworking of 'The River-dancer (An Ennin Mystery #16)'. It was originally intended to provide material for a SH 'pastiche' collection, to which I was invited to contribute. (Several other Ennin Mysteries have been similarly rewritten.)

The publication date of this collection has since been delayed (perhaps indefinitely), but I have decided to release this story in order to pay homage to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his legendary creation, who inspired me from childhood.

From the Amazon #1 Bestselling author of THE ENNIN MYSTERIES

'In the tradition of Holmes and Watson, transferred to Japan... Historical setting and cultural background are excellently researched...' D. Werdin

'Absolutely engaging... There is so much mystery here...' Joanna Daneman (USA), #1 HALL OF FAME AMAZON REVIEWER

'The greatest of Japan's detectives, Ennin, and of course his trusted servant and chronicler Kukai... Full of intrigue, action and excitement... Great escapism...' M. Dowden (UK), HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER

'The Ennin Mysteries are an absolute delight...' sshap

'Stevens keeps on delivering... This is a great series...' Abby Normal

'Simply amazed by how good these short stories are!' Edwina Callan

'I confess to being addicted to them for the depiction of medieval Japan, the characters and the enjoyable stories. I treasure each Ennin mystery that I have...' Postscripter

'I especially like the sort of quiet and abiding love that exists between Ennin and Kukai, master and scribe. Also, there's a kind of sweeping majesty in the description of Japan...' Lisa

'Atmospheric, intriguing and entertaining... A rare achievement...' Kenny51

'Entertaining read with Holmesian overtones... Interesting to read about imperial Japan...' AC

'Thank you Ben Stevens for writing the Ennin Mysteries... I love the characters... My only complaint? I have read all the Ennin Mysteries - I want more...' Momma Dahama

'Amazing... An inspiration...' Valentine Williams

'Well-written... I've enjoyed many Ennin mysteries... Satisfying as always...' S. Pearson

'A FUN READ!' Cowboy-not Wyoming

'I love the different stories Ben Stevens comes up with... There is always a twist, and the solutions are imaginative...' Jay Gold

'I like the writer, I like the mysteries...' Amazon Customer

'This excellent rendition of mystery, suspense and intrigue! I'm surprised these adventures haven't been made into movies or a TV series! They are that good!' Arnold Mount

'I was completely hooked by the Ennin series from the first story... Ben Stevens's writing style is somewhat like a Japanese room arrangement...' AcerAcer

'Mystery from historic Japan... Like Holmes and Watson, but in an Asian setting...' Nysa

'How refreshing... Really delightful...' Leyla

'I can't get enough of "The Ennin Mysteries"! Every story I read is so entertaining, I hate for it to end. I recommend this author to anyone who likes "whodunnit" stories!' Ruth Casey May

'These stories are always so amazing... Look forward to more...' Eileen Sedgwick

'Ennin does it again... Well written, evocative of the era, and suitably mysterious...' KD

'Highly enjoyable... Stories are tight, punchy and uncluttered... Bravo, Mr. Stevens!' Damien Omen III

Sherlock Holmes and the Sumo Wrestler

From the author of the TOP #50 Amazon UK Bestseller, SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE TEMPLE OF DEATH...

Sherlock Holmes is in Japan, following his epic battle with the evil criminal mastermind, Moriarty...

There Holmes, together with his faithful assistant, Yoshida-sensei, witness the sudden death of a champion sumo wrestler...

Meanwhile, nearby, a female artist creates woven designs of dazzling complexity and breathtaking color, her mysterious assistant expertly dyeing the threads in a steam-filled room with brick ovens...

What could possibly connect all these things together...?

PLEASE NOTE: This story is a (very close) reworking of 'The Sumo Wrestler (An Ennin Mystery #33)'. It was originally intended to provide material for a SH 'pastiche' collection, to which I was invited to contribute. (Several other Ennin Mysteries have been similarly rewritten.)

The publication date of this collection has since been delayed (perhaps indefinitely), but I have decided to release this story in order to pay homage to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his legendary creation, who inspired me from childhood.

From the Amazon #1 Bestselling author of THE ENNIN MYSTERIES

'In the tradition of Holmes and Watson, transferred to Japan... Historical setting and cultural background are excellently researched...' D. Werdin

'Absolutely engaging... There is so much mystery here...' Joanna Daneman (USA), #1 HALL OF FAME AMAZON REVIEWER

'The greatest of Japan's detectives, Ennin, and of course his trusted servant and chronicler Kukai... Full of intrigue, action and excitement... Great escapism...' M. Dowden (UK), HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER

'The Ennin Mysteries are an absolute delight...' sshap

'Stevens keeps on delivering... This is a great series...' Abby Normal

'Simply amazed by how good these short stories are!' Edwina Callan

'I confess to being addicted to them for the depiction of medieval Japan, the characters and the enjoyable stories. I treasure each Ennin mystery that I have...' Postscripter

'I especially like the sort of quiet and abiding love that exists between Ennin and Kukai, master and scribe. Also, there's a kind of sweeping majesty in the description of Japan...' Lisa

'Atmospheric, intriguing and entertaining... A rare achievement...' Kenny51

'Entertaining read with Holmesian overtones... Interesting to read about imperial Japan...' AC

'Thank you Ben Stevens for writing the Ennin Mysteries... I love the characters... My only complaint? I have read all the Ennin Mysteries - I want more...' Momma Dahama

'Amazing... An inspiration...' Valentine Williams

'Well-written... I've enjoyed many Ennin mysteries... Satisfying as always...' S. Pearson

'A FUN READ!' Cowboy-not Wyoming

'I love the different stories Ben Stevens comes up with... There is always a twist, and the solutions are imaginative...' Jay Gold

'I like the writer, I like the mysteries...' Amazon Customer

'This excellent rendition of mystery, suspense and intrigue! I'm surprised these adventures haven't been made into movies or a TV series! They are that good!' Arnold Mount

'I was completely hooked by the Ennin series from the first story... Ben Stevens's writing style is somewhat like a Japanese room arrangement...' AcerAcer

'Mystery from historic Japan... Like Holmes and Watson, but in an Asian setting...' Nysa

'How refreshing... Really delightful...' Leyla

'I can't get enough of "The Ennin Mysteries"! Every story I read is so entertaining, I hate for it to end. I recommend this author to anyone who likes "whodunnit" stories!' Ruth Casey May

'Ennin does it again... Well written, evocative of the era, and suitably mysterious...' KD

'Highly enjoyable... Stories are tight, punchy and uncluttered... Bravo, Mr. Stevens!' Damien Omen III

'This Japanese detective is a fine addition to the burgeoning field of Asian historical detectives which began with Judge Dee (China) and runs through I.P. Parker's Akitada..

The Dolocher: An Alderman James Mystery Thriller (The Alderman James Mystery Thriller Series Book 1)

Mystery Thriller Horror Novel.

In 1788 the infamous Thomas Olocher is finally caught and sentenced to death for a heinous string of violent murders in Dublin. Women would soon walk the streets again without fear. But on the night before his execution, Olocher takes his own life, unleashing an even darker monster to lurk the streets in his stead.

Witnesses can hardly describe the large black creature, but what is left behind of its victims speaks volumes. Impossibly large teeth and claws shredding through skin like paper. Hooves crushing bones. Can such a thing exist?

The beast earns the name of 'the Dolocher' and while it roams free, no one is safe.

Morbus Dei: The Arrival: Novel (Morbus Dei (English) Book 1)

VOLUME 1 OF THE HIGHLY GRIPPING MORBUS DEI-TRILOGY

Getting caught in a snowstorm, deserter Johann List ends up in a secluded mountain village ridden by fear and superstition. Soon he realises that there is something wrong with this village, that it lies beneath a grim shadow - animals get killed, people disappear, hooded shapes lurk in the dark woods. When Johann falls in love with the daughter of a farmer, they decide to leave the village together. But even before they are able to elope, the situation escalates - a life and death struggle begins.

Authentically and vividly the author duo tells a story full of tragedy and emotion and allows you to travel back 300 years in time.

Morbus Dei: The Arrival - a brilliant combination of mystery thriller and historical novel.

***New translation: more than 300 reviews on Amazon.de (avg. 4.4) for the German edition!***

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THE MORBUS DEI-TRILOGY

Vol. 1: Morbus Dei: The Arrival

Vol. 2: Morbus Dei: Inferno

Vol. 3: Morbus Dei: The Sign of Aries

Revealing Secrets: A Sexy Novella (The Sexy Billionaire Bad Boy Series Book 1)

Sexy billionaire Dominic Montgomery thought he had it all... until he met her.

Forget living off the family fortune. Dominic has made his own billions as a world-famous model. And, of course, being the world's biggest sex symbol means having a smoking hot girlfriend that most men would kill for. On top of it all, Dominic has another passion -- using his architecture degree to build luxury resorts on some of the world's most beautiful tropical islands.

In other words, he's the perfect combination of brains and sex appeal.

But when a local island myth threatens to ruin his latest architectural masterpiece, Dominic decides his only option is to solve it. The problem? This myth is hundreds of years old, and in all that time, no one's been able to get to the bottom of it.

Getting tangled in a massive mystery is only part of what this sexy billionaire bad boy is about to experience. Little does he know that a hot historian is about to come along and rock his world.

Once you see the jaw-dropping cliffhanger end to Revealing Secrets, you'll be dying to see how Dominic's story ends in the second book in this series, Chasing Destiny.

Revealing Secrets and Chasing Destiny center around the sexy Dominic Montgomery. If you'd like to read about the other hot Montgomery men, check out the rest of the Sexy Billionaire Bad Boy Series.

Read Dominic Montgomery's story in:

Revealing Secrets -- A Sexy Novella (The Sexy Billionaire Bad Boy Series #1)

Chasing Destiny -- A Sexy Novella (The Sexy Billionaire Bad Boy Series #2)

Read Hunter Montgomery's story in:

The Catch -- A Sexy Novella (The Sexy Billionaire Bad Boy Series #3)

Playing for Keeps -- A Sexy Novella (The Sexy Billionaire Bad Boy Series #4)

Read Nash Montgomery's story in:

Sky's the Limit -- A Sexy Novella (The Sexy Billionaire Bad Boy Series #5)

The Prize -- A Sexy Novella (The Sexy Billionaire Bad Boy Series #6)

Or, binge read all six books in this series with Billionaire Bad Boys - The Montgomerys at amazon.com/dp/B01FN2H2JQ

This book contains steamy scenes, so it's best-suited for an audience that's 18+.

Grab your copy of Revealing Secrets to start the sizzling romance today!

Conductor of Light (Free Short Story) (Herringford and Watts Mysteries)

It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but that you are a conductor of light. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.

Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the BaskervillesToronto, 1912

A seemingly forgettable evening of second-rate vaudeville entertainment proves lethal when Constable Jasper Forth and reporter Ray DeLuca witness the onstage death of the actor Stephano. Was this the performance of a lifetime or merely opening night of the next intriguing case for Jem DeLuca and Merinda Herringford?

Hiding from Toronto's dreaded Morality Squad in the back alleyway of the theater, Jem and Merinda encounter a mysterious musician who steps out of the shadows to tell them a murder has occurred inside.

Jasper and Ray join the detective duo backstage and begin to interview the rest of the troupe, a veritable casting call of possible suspects, every one of them with more motives than talent. Can Jem and Merinda foil this plot before a fatal encore ensues?

This Herringford and Watts adventure in four acts will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final curtain closes on yet another enthralling whodunit.

Babes at Sea (Byblos Foretold Book 1)

Novella #1, May of 1903. In the dank attic room of a squalid inn on the north coast of France, a young and penniless American woman, only recently recovered from a difficult birth, yearns for home. May God help those who stand in her way....

Though her circumstances are such that they might elicit pity, Mrs. Biddle neither needs nor wants our sympathy. Nor, after even the briefest acquaintance, are you likely to afford her any. Her yearning for home derives not from a love of friends or family, but rather a compulsion to settle a score. Haughty, arrogant, deceitful, cunning, faithless--these are the words best able to describe her. One moment she's posing as the ruler of an underwater duchy in aid of a con game, the next she's betraying a confederate. With never the slightest feeling of remorse.

For more information on the novaplex, please visit the Byblos Foretold web site.

No Game for A Dame

The Moonstone

Fires of Alexandria

Coincidence Theory

Chorus of the Dead

Fly Back and Purify

Rip Cord

Return to Sender

Doctor Margaret's Sea Chest: The Azadi Series Book 1: Volume 1

Book I of The Azadi Series of historical fiction set during India's struggle for freedom-Azadi-from the British Raj. The Books weave a tale of international intrigue, conflict, and poignant love between interesting characters of that era. In 1965 an over 100-year-old sea chest, believed to be that of an American doctor, Margaret, is discovered in the storage room of a hospital in Delhi. Another American doctor, Sharif, who originally hails from Delhi and is on contract at the hospital, is entrusted with the task of locating the mysterious woman's relatives and returning her trunk. Sharif tracks down Margaret's descendants in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. Her diaries, and other artefacts-such as the Kingdom of Jhansi's crown-are found in the coffer. Margaret, born in New Jersey to a Scottish Presbyterian clerical family, achieves her heart's desire, in 1850, to become one of the first North American women doctors. She marries her Canadian cousin, Robert, and travels with him to serve in the Crimean war of 1854. In Crimea, they have to not only face hardships of battles, but also endure other conflicts. From events leading to and after the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade, Margaret meets a Russian officer, Count Nicholai. The surprise ending of Book I, leaves Margaret in a quandary, whether to seek vengeance or to continue on with her journey to India. In the end, she believes she has made the right decision

X Y Z: A Detective Story

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Fifty Candles

Mandarin Yellow

Why would a burglar break into a Washington, DC art gallery and steal an historic fountain pen worth....

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