It Cannoli Be Murder: An Italian Chef Mystery #2

It Cannoli Be Murder: An Italian Chef Mystery #2

It's time to serve some just desserts… Six months after her husband's death, Tessa Esposito is hoping to drum up reservations for her restaurant's grand opening. And since a signing ...

The Spotted Dog: A Corinna Chapman Mystery #7

The Spotted Dog: A Corinna Chapman Mystery #7

Betrayal is a bitter pill to swallow… Rising at four o'clock every morning isn't Corinna Chapman's favorite part of running her Australian bakery, Earthly Delights, and the glowing light of ...

Just Make Believe: A Lady Adelaide Mystery #3

Just Make Believe: A Lady Adelaide Mystery #3

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 ...

An Exquisite Corpse: An Art of Murder Mystery #1

An Exquisite Corpse: An Art of Murder Mystery #1

Murder is a work of art… When the acclaimed Cuban painter Wifredo Lam turns up dead in his Greenwich Village studio, officers Juanita Diaz and Brian Fitzgerald of the NYPD, ...

Castle Skull: A British Library Crime Classic

Castle Skull: A British Library Crime Classic

Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder That is the case. Alison has been murdered. His blazing body was seen running about the battlements of Castle Skull. ...

Settling Scores: Sporting Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic

Settling Scores: Sporting Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic

Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder "The detective story is a game between two players, the author…and the reader."—Ronald Knox From the squash court to the ...

Whispers in the Mist: Black Winter #3

Whispers in the Mist: Black Winter #3

You Won't Survive the Stillness Clare and Dorran may still be alive against all odds, but relief is only temporary. Dorran is sick, and rapidly worsening. Clare fears the only ...

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