Tag: British Detective

The Murder in Mirth by Heidi Ashworth

The Murder in Mirth by Heidi Ashworth

“Great power lies in learning who you are.” ~ Christmas 1814. Julian, Lord Trevelin (a.k.a. Trev), is still smarting over his renewed ostracizing when he and Mrs. S. attend a country house party. He wonders why he has been invited, as his hostess is unknown to him, and soon learns some of the guests are, unfortunately, not. The remainder are considered to be the dregs […]

October 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
Daniel Pitt: Triple Jeopardy by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt: Triple Jeopardy by Anne Perry

Young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat accused of a theft that may cover up a deadly crime. Daniel Pitt, along with his parents, Charlotte and Thomas, is delighted that his sister, Jemima, and her family have returned to London from the States for a visit. But the Pitts soon learn of a harrowing incident: In Washington, D.C., one of Jemima’s good friends […]

April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
A Christmas Revelation by Anne Perry

A Christmas Revelation by Anne Perry

An orphan boy investigates a woman’s kidnapping—and discovers there’s more at stake than a disappearance. It wouldn’t quite be Christmas without a holiday mystery decorated with all the Victorian trimmings, as only New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry can render it. Now the tradition continues as mayhem is once again found under the mistletoe, and intrigue stalks the cobblestone streets and gaslit parlors of […]

November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Dark Tide Rising by Anne Perry

Dark Tide Rising by Anne Perry

When a ransom exchange turns deadly, Commander William Monk faces an unthinkable possibility: betrayal by his own men. Jacob’s Island is a broken-down waterside slum, a place of perpetual gloom where Monk is just as likely to lose a man to the mud and tides as to the criminals who hide in the shadows. Kidnappers have chosen this warren of tunnels and alleys as the […]

September 18, 2018 / 0 Comments
The Scandal in Honor by Heidi Ashworth

The Scandal in Honor by Heidi Ashworth

What is the price one must pay to protect one’s honor? Or that of another? It has been two years since the duel that changed Julian, Lord Trevelin’s life. He is now happily betrothed to Miss Jane Leavitt, a wealthy debutante. Her influence has helped to restore his reputation among Society. Her father, however, has not allowed the connection to be made public. He disapproves […]

August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Daniel Pitt: Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt: Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry

1910: Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Pitt is a junior barrister in London and eager to prove himself, independent of his renowned parents’ influence. And the new case before him will be the test. When his client, arrogant biographer Russell Graves, is found guilty of murdering his wife, Daniel is dispatched to find the real killer before Graves faces the hangman’s noose—in only twenty-one days. Could Mrs. Graves’s […]

April 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
The Darkling Bride by Laura Andersen

The Darkling Bride by Laura Andersen

The Gallagher family has called Deeprath Castle home for seven hundred years. Nestled in the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland, the estate is now slated to become a public trust, and book lover and scholar Carragh Ryan is hired to take inventory of its historic library. But after meeting Aidan, the current Viscount Gallagher, and his enigmatic family, Carragh knows that her task will be more […]

March 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
A Christmas Return by Anne Perry

A Christmas Return by Anne Perry

As Charlotte Pitt’s grandmother Mariah Ellison finds herself investigating a long-unsolved slaying, it becomes clear that grappling with intrigue and foul play runs in the family. A festive Christmas package left on Mariah’s doorstep contains an ominous present, sparking memories of a twenty-year-old murder that shattered her friendship with the victim’s widow. Though the gift is a bitter reminder of that tragic time, in the […]

November 7, 2017 / 0 Comments
An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

In the course of his tenure with the Thames River Police, Commander Monk has yet to see a more gruesome crime scene: a Hungarian warehouse owner lies in the middle of his blood-sodden office, pierced through the chest with a bayonet and eerily surrounded by seventeen candles, their wicks dipped in blood. Suspecting the murder may be rooted in ethnic prejudice, Monk turns to London’s […]

September 20, 2017 / 0 Comments
The Devil in Beauty by Heidi Ashworth

The Devil in Beauty by Heidi Ashworth

Julian “Trev” Silvester, the Marquis of Trevelin, once had everything a gentleman could want—fortune, good looks, and enough charm to seduce the beautiful young ladies of the ton. But after a duel with a jealous duke leaves him disfigured, Trev is ostracized by those who once celebrated him. Though his life is irrevocably changed, Trev is still loyal to his friends. When Willy Gilbert is […]

June 23, 2017 / 0 Comments