Praise for the debut verity kent Mystery “Sure to please fans of classic whodunits and lovers of historical fiction alike. Jessie crockett, author of Whispers Beyond the Veil. My favorite new mystery series!” —alyssa maxwell, in the shadow of The Great War, USA Today bestselling author In 1919 England, many look to the spirit world for answers.
Treacherous Is the Night A Verity Kent Mystery #ad - But now that she’s discovered Sidney is very much alive, Verity is having enough trouble connecting with her estranged husband, never mind the dead. It’s not that verity kent doesn’t sympathize with those eager to make contact with lost loved ones. Then the medium is murdered—and Verity’s investigation is suddenly thwarted.
Even secret service agents she once trusted turn their backs on her. Still, verity attends a séance, at a friend’s behest, where she encounters the man who still looms between her and Sidney—and a medium who channels a woman Verity once worked with in the Secret Service.
This Side of Murder A Verity Kent MysteryKensington #ad - It’s a truth that could set her free—or draw her ever deeper into his deception. Determined to dull her pain with revelry, Verity’s first impulse is to dismiss the derogatory claim. England, 1919. The great war is over, but in this captivating new mystery from award-winning author Anna Lee Huber, one young widow discovers the real intrigue has only just begun.
. But the mystery sender knows too much—including the fact that during the war, Verity worked for the Secret Service, something not even Sidney knew. Lured to umbersea island to attend the engagement party of one of Sidney’s fellow officers, Verity mingles among the men her husband once fought beside, and discovers dark secrets—along with a murder clearly meant to conceal them.
This Side of Murder A Verity Kent Mystery #ad - My favorite new mystery series!” – alyssa Maxwell, USA Today bestselling author “Sure to please fans of classic whodunits and lovers of historical fiction alike. Jessie crockett, author of Whispers Beyond the Veil. Relying on little more than a coded letter, the help of a dashing stranger, and her own sharp instincts, Verity is forced down a path she never imagined—and comes face to face with the shattering possibility that her husband may not have been the man she thought he was.
. Verity kent’s grief over the loss of her husband pierces anew when she receives a cryptic letter, suggesting her beloved Sidney may have committed treason before his untimely death.
An Artless Demise A Lady Darby MysteryBerkley #ad - The terrified populace hovers on a knife's edge, ready to take their enmity out on any likely suspect. And when kiera receives a letter of blackmail, threatening to divulge details about her late anatomist husband's involvement with the body snatchers and wrongfully implicate her, she begins to apprehend just how precarious her situation is.
Then kiera's past--a past she thought she'd finally made peace with--rises up to haunt her. Not only for herself, sebastian Gage, but also her new husband and investigative partner, and their unborn child. Meanwhile, the young scion of a noble family has been found murdered a block from his home, and the man's family wants Kiera and Gage to investigate.
After fleeing london in infamy more than two years prior, Lady Kiera Darby's return to the city is anything but mundane, though not for the reasons she expected. Lady darby returns to london with her new husband, Sebastian Gage, but newlywed bliss won't last for long when her past comes back to haunt her in the latest exciting installment in this national bestselling series.
An Artless Demise A Lady Darby Mystery #ad - November 1831. Is it a failed attempt by the london burkers, or the crime of someone much closer to home? Someone who stalks the privileged, having left the body behind, using the uproar over the burkers to cover his own dark deeds? . A gang of body snatchers is arrested on suspicion of imitating the notorious misdeeds of Edinburgh criminals, Burke and Hare--killing people from the streets and selling their bodies to medical schools.
All of london is horrified by the evidence that "burkers" are, indeed, at work in their city.
Penny for Your Secrets A Verity Kent MysteryKensington #ad - Reconciling with her estranged husband makes Verity sympathetic to her friend Ada’s marital difficulties. And when lord rockham is discovered shot through the heart with a bullet from Ada’s revolver, Verity fears her friend has made a fatal blunder. The sister of a former Secret Service colleague has been killed in what authorities believe was a home invasion gone wrong.
. England, 1919. While striving to prove Ada’s innocence, Verity is called upon for another favor. Praise for anna lee huber’s treacherous Is the Night “A thrilling mystery that supplies its gutsy heroine with plenty of angst-ridden romance. Kirkus reviews “A splendid sequel. The victim’s war work—censoring letters sent by soldiers from the front—exposed her to sensitive, disturbing material.
Penny for Your Secrets A Verity Kent Mystery #ad - . The great war may be over, but for many, there are still obstacles on the home front. Bourgeois-bred ada, recently married to the Marquess of Rockham, is overwhelmed trying to navigate the ways of the aristocracy. But as the connections deepen, the consequences—not just for Verity, but for Britain—grow more menacing than she could have imagined.
In anna lee huber’s latest mystery, former Secret Service agent Verity Kent is finding that life after wartime offers its own share of danger.
A Brush with Shadows A Lady Darby MysteryBerkley #ad - Gage's grandfather, the viscount Tavistock, is gravely ill, and Gage's cousin Alfred has suddenly vanished. The viscount is convinced someone or something other than the natural hazards of the moors is to blame for Alfred's disappearance. Now, discover the truth behind the local superstitions, they must face the ghosts of Gage's past, and see beyond the tricks being played by their very own eyes to expose what has happened to Gage's family before the moors claim yet another victim.
. But when an urgent letter from his grandfather reaches them in Dublin, and begs Gage to visit, Ireland, Kiera convinces him to go. All is not well at Langstone Manor. And when alfred's brother Rory goes missing, Kiera and Gage must concede he may be right. Though he has shared little with his wife, Lady Kiera Darby, about his past, she knows that he planned never to return to the place of so many unhappy childhood memories.
A Brush with Shadows A Lady Darby Mystery #ad - Sebastian gage returns home to battle the ghosts of his past and prevent them from destroying his future with Kiera in the latest exciting installment in this national bestselling series. July 1831. He wandered out into the moors and never returned. It's been fifteen years since Sebastian Gage has set foot in Langstone Manor.
Murder at Archly Manor High Society Lady DetectiveMcGuffin Ink #ad - Before olive can gather more than the basics, a murder occurs at a posh party. A high society murder. Can she out-class the killer before an innocent person takes the fall? London, 1923. Determined to support herself, she jumps at an unconventional job—looking into the background of her cousin’s fiancé, Alfred.
Alfred burst into the upper crust world of London’s high society, but his answers to questions about his past are decidedly vague. A spirited lady detective. Despite her aristocratic upbringing, she’s penniless. Olive Belgrave needs a job. Suddenly, every bright young person in attendance is a suspect, and Olive must race to find the culprit because a sly murderer is determined to make sure Olive’s first case is her last.
Murder at Archly Manor High Society Lady Detective #ad - Murder at archly manor is the first in the High Society Lady Detective series of charming historical cozy mysteries. If you like witty banter, glamorous settings, and delightful plot twists, you’ll love USA Today bestselling author Sara Rosett’s series for Anglophiles and mystery lovers alike. Travel back to the Golden Age of detective fiction with Murder at Archly Manor.
A Subtle Murder A Rose Beckingham Murder MysteryIndependently published #ad - Halfway across the arabian Sea, death strikes and a murderer begins a deadly game only Rose can hope to end. With a mysterious frenchman haunting her steps, can Rose outrun her past? And can she stay alive long enough to decipher the clues left by a taunting killer? Or will murder call again before the first port?
She carries the memory of a family tragedy and a secret so terrible it could destroy the new life she hopes to build in London. But rose isn’t the only passenger aboard the RMS Star of India with something to hide. Murder and intrigue on the Arabian Sea. When rose beckingham sets sail for England in the summer of 1926, she brings more than souvenirs from her years in India.
An Act of Villainy: An Amory Ames MysteryMinotaur Books #ad - An act of villainy is an a gem, set in 1930s London and filled with style, banter, and twists that traditional mystery fans will positively relish. So you've gotten yourself involved with another murder, have you?"Walking through London’s West End after a night at the theater, Amory Ames and her husband Milo run into wealthy investor and former actor Gerard Holloway.
When vague threats escalate, the scene is set for murder, and Amory and Milo must find the killer before the final curtain falls. Also out now in the amory ames mysteries: murder at the Brightwell, Death Wears a Mask, A Most Novel Revenge, and The Essence of Malice. Holloway and his wife georgina are old friends of theirs, and when Holloway invites them to the dress rehearsal of a new play he is directing, Amory readily accepts.
An Act of Villainy: An Amory Ames Mystery #ad - However, actress flora bell, Amory is shocked to learn that Holloway has cast his mistress, in the lead role. Edgar award-shortlisted author Ashley Weaver returns with the fifth installment in the Amory Ames mystery series. Furthermore, the casual invitation is not what it seems―he admits to Amory and Milo that Flora has been receiving threatening letters, and he needs their help in finding the mysterious sender.
Despite amory’s conflicting feelings―not only does she feel loyalty to Georgina, but the disintegration of the Holloways’ perfect marriage seems to bode ill for her own sometimes delicate relationship―her curiosity gets the better of her, and she begins to make inquiries. It quickly becomes clear that each member of the cast has reason to resent Flora―and with a group so skilled in the art of deception, it isn’t easy to separate truth from illusion.
The Egyptian Antiquities Murder High Society Lady DetectiveMcGuffin Ink #ad - Olive investigates and discovers the truth is much worse—it’s murder. Can olive debunk the curse and reveal the true culprit before the supposed curse claims another victim?The Egyptian Antiquities Murder is the third book in the High Society Lady Detective series, a historical mystery series set in 1920s England.
It’s october, 1923, and Olive Belgrave has a new case. Her client, lady agnes doesn’t believe in curses, and she hires Olive to prove her Egyptologist uncle wasn’t the victim of a malevolent mummy. Get your copy today! . An opulent London townhouse, a mummy curse. And a plucky lady detective. If you enjoy lighthearted novels reminiscent of the golden Age of detective fiction with spirited protagonists, and atmospheric settings, perplexing mysteries, you’ll love the High Society Lady Detective series from USA Today bestseller Sara Rosett.
Lady Helena Investigates: Book One of the Scott-De Quincy MysteriesAspidistra Press #ad - Every family has its secrets—but as this absorbing series will reveal, the Scott-De Quincy family has more than most. Step into lady helena whitcombe’s world with the first novel in a series that will blend family saga and mystery-driven action with a slow-burn romance in seven unputdownable investigations.
But lady helena is content with her quiet country life until Sir Justin is found dead in the river overlooked by their grand baroque mansion. After all, shouldn’t the preoccupations of a wife and hostess be sufficient to fulfill any aristocratic female’s dreams? Such a shame their union wasn’t blessed by children.
Lady Helena Investigates: Book One of the Scott-De Quincy Mysteries #ad - The intrusion of attractive, mysterious French physician Armand Fortier, with his meddling theory of murder, into Lady Helena’s first weeks of mourning is bad enough. Can lady helena survive bereavement the second time around? can she stand up to her six siblings’ assumption of the right to control her new life as a widow? And what role will Fortier—who, as a physician, is a most unsuitable companion for an earl’s daughter—play in her investigations? A new series by Jane Steen, author of the House of Closed Doors series that has delighted thousands of fans over 300 5-star reviews on Amazon and over 700 5-star ratings on Goodreads.
If you’re looking for an unputdownable Victorian mystery saga, here’s where you start! A reluctant lady sleuth finds she’s investigating her own family. But with her initial ineffective efforts at investigation and her attempts to revive her long-abandoned interest in herbalism comes the realization that she may have been mistaken about her own family’s past.
The King's Justice: A Maggie Hope MysteryBantam #ad - Could a stolen violin be linked to a serial killer terrorizing London during World War II? Only secret agent extraordinaire Maggie Hope knows in this riveting mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Mr. Meanwhile, there's a serial killer on the loose in London and Maggie's skills are in demand.
December, 1942. As the russian army repels german forces from Stalingrad, secret agent and spy, Maggie Hope, takes a break from the Special Operations Executive division to defuse bombs in London. But when she's called upon to look into a stolen Stradivarius, one of the finest violins ever made, Maggie finds the case too alluring to resist.
The King's Justice: A Maggie Hope Mystery #ad - Shaken by a recent case, she finds herself living more dangerously--taking more risks than usual, smoking again, drinking gin and riding a motorcycle--and the last thing she wants is to get entangled in another crime. But maggie herself is like an explosion waiting to happen. Churchill's Secretary. London.
. Little does she know that in the process of investigating this dangerous predator, she will come face to face with a new sort of evil.