Book List in Order: 50 titles

  • A summer festival ends in disaster for chef sleuth Nell Drury in this gripping historical mystery full of dark secrets, disturbing discoveries and page-turning twists. 1926, Kent. Chef Nell Drury is busy with preparations for Lady Ansley's luncheon ...


  • Tom Wasp scrapes a living as a chimney sweep, aided by his young assistant, Ned. While the gap between rich and poor is unmistakable in Victorian London, Tom carves out a happy enough life and has plenty of friends, including Clara, the comely landla...


  • Simmering tensions, buried memories and old scores are revived at Wychbourne Court when Lady Ansley's old theatre group reunite to perform the Wychbourne Follies. 1926, Kent. Lady Ansley’s old Gaiety Theatre group are reuniting at Wychbourne Co...


  • Love is a battlefield… The Muckle family were born and bred in Kent, with their father being the village stationmaster. One of the Muckle's many children, Daffodil, forms an innocent friendship with Gabriel Scott-Ingles, a boy from a consider...


  • The unicorn is not merely a legend... As Tara Maitland watches a young man dancing in the streets of Paris, a mysterious quality he possesses evokes forgotten memories. She is intrigued by the dancer, Josh Santine, and his talk of The Unicorn, a b...


  • Introducing chef-sleuth Nell Drury in the first of a delightful series of 1920’s traditional country house mysteries. 1925. The fashionable Bright Young Things from London have descended on Wychbourne Court, the Kentish stately home of Lord and...


  • A history best forgotten…When Rachel French finds an unpublished cookery manuscript written by her great-aunt, she sets out to do some research into its background. She soon finds herself delving deep into the past...


  • “We had disturbed the man’s concentration, for he glanced round curiously. I was totally unprepared for what happened next… I fell in love.”This is the tale of two great love stories.There’s Lucia, a young optimist looking to make her mark ...


  • Is her whole life a lie...?Ellie and Quinn Peters are happy newlyweds, ready to embark on their new life together. However, their happily ever after is turned upside down when Ellie’s Aunt Columba drops them a visit.She remarks on how similar Quinn...






  • 1907Jennie Trent has just turned twelve years old.She has three loves in her life – her family at the Station House, deep in the Kent countryside; Applemere, the mysterious great house nearby, to which so many important visitors come; and Jack Col...


  • What more can you want when your life is perfect…? Jennie Pencarek has seen the miseries of the world. As a VAD nurse during the war, she saw more death and despair than should be experienced in a lifetime.But with the war safely behind her, her li...


  • Can love truly stand the test of time…?Helen Jarvis dreams of escaping the slums of London’s Bethnal Green and getting her big break as an actress.Her plan is simple: marry into aristocracy and become a lady, and then she and her younger sister E...


  • Jack Colby, car detective, is commissioned to buy a ‘dream’ car from an earl, but finds himself racing into serious danger. The once-notorious cabaret singer Adora Ferne guards a private treasure trove of twelve classic Jaguar cars, but hanker...


  • Christmas 1917, and as the Lilley family gathers at the Rectory in the Sussex village of Ashden, the mood is far from festive. But while the sisters face heartache and the new year brings fresh tragedy, the Rectory opens its doors to a new world, it...


  • By the summer of 1916, there is still no end to the war in sight and in the Sussex village of Ashden, as elsewhere, optimism has given way to stoicism. In the year that follows, bereavements and shortages take their toll on village life.While George ...


  • Jack Colby, car detective, is plunged into a nightmare when his friend, the world famous artist Giovanni, is arrested for murder Jack Colby is delighted when his friend, the world famous artist Giovanni, calls in at Frogs Hill on his way to Plumsh...


  • March 1915. Caroline Lilley''s fianc, Reggie, is away at the Front and Caroline gives up her job and returns home at this request. Frustrated in her desire to help the war effort, she throws herself into saving the harvest by organising the village ...


  • ''The end of the old world'' people said about the long hot summer of 1914. It was the last season of optimism, of certainty about the future as the sun set on the Edwardian age. That summer Aunt Tilly comes to stay with her brother the Rector and hi...


  • Jack Colby, car detective, takes a seemingly routine commission that precipitates him into a dangerous world of secrets and murder A commission to buy a classic Packard saloon from the 1930s on behalf of a client should have been routine for Jack ...


  • When Jack Colby hears a rumour that Old Herne's, the club for aviation and classic car veterans, is closing, he is appalled, and attends its annual event with foreboding. His instinct is right. He has been commissioned to investigate the theft of the...


  • The third Auguste Didier mystery. For the first time in its history, Plum's, that palace of respectability where English gentlemen can find refuge from the world, has agreed to admit ladies. Nothing has been right since. A series of bizarre incide...


  • When Jack Colby hears the voice of his former wife Eva on the phone he fears the worst--and he is right to do so. The body of her husband, Mexican band leader Carlos, has been found on the towpath of the River Medway and Eva becomes the chief suspect...


  • Jack Colby, car detective, is plunged into a dangerous investigation when he agrees to track down a classic car that’s been missing for over a decade. When car detective Jack Colby is asked by the ‘Mad Major’ to find one of the original five...


  • Car detective Jack Colby has a new case, but soon suspects much more is at stake . . . - All is not well on the film set of director Bill Wade’s new blockbuster Dark Harvest. At first Jack Colby, car detective, can’t believe his luck when he is...


  • Holmes is summoned by his elder brother Mycroft to the Diogenes Club in Pall Mall where he is greeted by his brother and three other recognizable government diplomacy officials. The men require Holmes's expertise immediately, stating that they are wo...


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    Curiosity about a murder that took place in an eighteenth-century folly draws father and daughter team Peter and Georgia Marsh to a Jane Austen-themed summer gala at Stourdens, a fast-decaying Georgian mansion in Kent. But instead of enjoying a liter...


  • Stories by the well known crime writer Amy Myers. Victorian master chef and sleuth Auguste Didier wrestles with ghosts, missing heirs and distressed gentlemen. In more modern times Mr Punch takes the stage and a Kentish village brings out the traditi...


  • When Jack Colby glimpses a 1938 Lagonda V12 lying uncared for in a Kentish country barn, he has to have a closer look--which brings him face to face with its angry owner, Polly Davis. Is it the car or Polly that captivates his heart? He decides to fi...


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    When Georgia and Peter Marsh encounter a group of weirdly dressed 'pilgrims' on the Old Road to Canterbury, more is at stake than the play the Chillingham Drama Group is shortly to perform. The group are to re-enact a pilgrimage and production that t...






  • The "NORMIE" THE LAKE NORMAN MONSTER children's story book is a 24 page book featuring full-color illustrations and tells the story of Normie's beginnings and his search for friends on Lake Norman.Written by Amy Myers - a third grade teacher in Hunte...


  • When chimney sweep Tom Wasp is handed a pawn ticket by his friend Eliza Hogg on the day before she is due to be hanged in Newgate, both he and his apprentice Ned are mystified when the reclaimed item turns out to be a sailor doll. It is no ordinary d...


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    A new investigation for family duo Peter and Georgia Marsh - Peter and Georgia Marsh are in the Kentish seaside resort of Broadgate, on the trail of Georgia’s missing brother Rick when they come across the strange tale of a haunted fish and chip sh...


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    A Peter and Georgia Marsh Mystery. With Fernbourne Manor to be opened as an arts centre, ex-cop Peter Marsh and his daughter Georgia are making enquiries about the Fernbourne Five, who came to fame in the late 1930s, famous for their artistic work an...



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    Who was Lance Venyon? Curiosity over a memorial plaque in an old Kentish church sets wheelchair-bound ex-cop Peter Marsh and his daughter Georgia on a long and dangerous trail that will lead them not only into the world of art fakes in 1950s Paris, b...


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    The third in a popular new series starring Georgia and Peter Marsh Veterans of the Battle of Britain gather in a Kentish country hotel ? the site of a murder in the 1970s, where a popular war hero met an unexplained death. Convinced there is a story ...


  • MURDER MOST ’ORRIBLE! Question: what do a French chef, a Victorian chimney sweep and Aphrodite, goddess of love, have in common? Answer: they are all busy solving murder cases in Murder, 'Orrible Murder! Auguste Didier, a master chef in Victorian L...


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    The second novel in the Peter and Georgia Marsh mystery series When young Alice Winters is found murdered close to a ruined medieval tower just outside the remote village of Friday Street, her boyfriend Jake is charged. That evening a haunting melody...


  • Introducing a new mystery series from a popular library authorPeter Marsh a former policeman invalided out of the force and his daughter, Georgia, set out to solve a murder mystery from the past. In 1929 Davy Todd was charged with murdering Ada Proct...



  • Employed as chef for the forthcoming wedding of Arthur, Lord Montfoy and an American heiress, Auguste Didier finds himself thoroughly enjoying the peace and tranquillity of Farthing Court estate in Kent, with its impeccably run kitchens and rolling p...


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    The ninth humorous Victorian crime thriller featuring master chef Auguste Didier, who helps to solve a murder when hidden passions explode into vicious murder during a ladies' motor rally between London and Canterbury....


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    The eighth Auguste Didier mystery. It's 1902 and Auguste Didier finds himself reluctantly recruited for a week's work at the Old King Cole music hall in the East End. Ostensibly there as chef of its greasy run-down eating house, Auguste has another...


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    While visiting the Tabor family for a gala ball in 1901, the venerable Edwardian sleuthing duo of Auguste and Tatiana stumbles upon a corpse in Lady Pricilla Tabor's secluded smoking house and must find out who the victim is as well as the killer....


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    When chef Didier becomes the chief suspect in the murder of Sir Thomas Throgmorton after he suddenly dies during a banquet, Inspector Egbert Rose of Scotland Yard enters the case and prepares a search to find the real culprit, solve the crime, and cl...


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    The sixth Auguste Didier mystery. At the exclusive Cranton's Hotel in London, master chef Auguste Didier is host to a varied party of guests intent on enjoying a real English Christmas, complete with boar's head, Christmas trees, kissing boughs, pa...


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    DEATH TAKES NO HOLIDAY Master Chef Auguste Didier, who has proven to have as fine a talent for sniffing out murder as for stirring up a sauce d'ail, has escaped from London for a much needed holiday in the sunny paradise of his native Cannes. L...


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    Soon after the Plum's, a respected English gentleman's club, agrees to admit women, a series of bizarre incidents plagues the men's enclave, and it is up to Master Chef Auguste Didier to play detective. Original....







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    Hired to cook for London's high-society when they convene at the Galaxy Theater in London's West End, master chef Auguste Didier is once again drawn into a murder investigation. MURDER MOST FOWL Enticed by the bright lights of London, master ch...