Book List:31 titles
  • A cold case, a guilty conscience, and four determined detectives…When children Josh and Dilys find a body in the woods on the outskirts of their small Cotswold village, they are too terrified to report it. But when, as adults, Josh discovers that h...


  • Can Campbell and Carter unlock the mystery of the Key House murder? A body is discovered inside of the smouldering ruins of Key House. The crumbling Cotswold manor has long been empty, but rumor has it that the owner, Gervase Crown, was seen lurking ...


  • The fourth murky murder in the Campbell and Carter Mysteries As Christmas approaches in the sleepy English village of Weston Saint Ambrose, the rains bring the wettest winter on record and the farmer’s fields are left under several feet of water. The...


  • The fifth thrilling instalment of the Campbell and Carter Mysteries When the body of a man killed with a point blank shot to the head is found in Crooked Man Woods, it appears to be a suicide. But when Inspector Jess Campbell and Superintendent Ian C...


  • THE DEAD WOMAN OF DEPTFORD is the sixth Inspector Ben Ross mystery set in Victorian London from much-loved crime writer Ann Granger.On a cold November night in a Deptford yard, dock worker Harry Parker stumbles upon the body of a dead woman. Inspecto...


  • The second murderous instalment of the Campbell and Carter Mysteries When old Monty discovers a dead body in his drawing room, it’s up to Inspector Jess Campbell to get to the bottom of the mystery. Monty is a recluse, holed up in his crumbling manor...


  • Evil lurks on the streets of Victorian London in this gripping crime novel.As Inspector Ben Ross of Scotland Yard walks homeward one Saturday night in late October 1867, the fog that swirls around him is like a living beast. By the time it has lifted...


  • The first Campbell and Carter mystery from one of the nation's best-loved crime writers Lucas Burton hates the countryside. To him it's nothing but mud, muck and dead things. And he's right. When he turns up at a deserted farm in the middle of nowher...


  • It's 1864 and Lizzie Martin is leaving London for the south coast of England to be the companion of Lucy Craven, a teenager who lives in seclusion with her aunts and has recently lost an infant daughter to illness. En route, Lizzie meets Doctor Lefeb...






  • "In the corners of the room the shadows cast velvety veils. It would not be too difficult to imagine someone stood there and watched. I thought of Madeleine Hexham.... I glanced around me. It was likely that I'd been given my predecessor's room and t...


  • Lizzie Martin risks her life to solve a murder... A Rare Interest in Corpses introduces Lizzie Martin and childhood friend, Inspector Benjamin Ross as they investigate the death of a young girl. Ann Granger's Inspector Ben Ross series, set in th...


  • MICKEY ALLERTON HAS A PROBLEM. The best dancer at his night club has deserted him, and he wants her back. Which means amateur sleuth Fran Varady has a problem too. Unless she agrees to find Lisa, Fran's dog Bonnie will be for it, courtesy of one of M...


    • Jan-2005
    • / Police/Detective/Law Enforcement
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    Meredith Mitchell is delighted when an old friend from her consular days, Toby Smythe, turns up on leave between foreign postings. But Toby has a problem---or rather his relative Alison Jenner has---and Toby wants to enlist the help of Meredith's fia...


    • Dec-2002
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    The officer on duty at Bamford police station is skeptical when he takes a call from Guy Morgan. Morgan claims to have stumbled upon human bones in Stovey Woods in the heart of the Cotswalds, but surely animal bones are more likely? Morgan, though, i...


    • Oct-2001
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    In 1889 the late Cora Oakley's husband William was put on trial for her murder. The case was dismissed, but Oakley fled the country, never to be heard of again. Over a hundred years later, the only remaining members of the Oakley family are two elde...


    • Mar-2000
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    Sonia Franklin is found stabbed and her husband is the main suspect. However, some of the key witnesses are not quite revealing the truth and the case is destined to be far more complex than Superintendent Markby ever envisaged....


  • Fran Varady, aspiring actress and private investigator, feared the worse when her friend Ganesh began updating his uncle's newsagent's shop. But even she couldn't guess at the trouble that would follow when a man bursts in and asks to use the toilet ...


    • Aug-1998
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    Meredith Mitchell and her long-time friend Inspector Alan Markby planned to do something special for the weekend--just to break the routine. As it happened, it was murder that changed their plans... Meredith is hesitant about picking up the hitchhik...


    • Nov-1997
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    MURDER TAKES NO HOLIDAY Inspector Alan Markby and his long-time friend Meredith Mitchell have taken a cottage in the country for a much needed holiday. But no sooner are they relaxing with a neighbor over a glass of blackberry wine, when Markby is...


    • Mar-1997
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    MISCHIEF BY MAIL Meredith Mitchell's old friend, Sally Caswell, and her scientist husband Liam have moved from London to quiet, rural Oxfordshire, hoping they might enjoy a more peaceful atmosphere where Liam could concentrate on his latest projec...


    • 1997
    • / Private Investigator
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    Fran Varady is insolvent, unemployed and -- though for the moment she's got a leaky roof over her head -- about to be homeless. Her dreams of becoming an actress, nurtured when her father and grandmother were still alive, seem a long way off. But the...


    • 1997
    • / Private Investigator
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    A second crime novel featuring private investigator Fran Varady who is ridiculed by the police when she tells them about the kidnap of a girl witnessed by an alcoholic vagrant. Then, two days later, she is approached by a business associate of her fa...


    • 1995
    • / Police/Detective/Law Enforcement
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    WHO MOURNS THE FORGOTTEN DEPARTED? The last of the Greshams has died in the quaint Cotswolds village of Bamford. But the dowager's interment unearths something shocking in the Gresham family plot: the remains of a pregnant teenager who disappeared...


    • 1994
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    BRUTAL YOUTH A teenage girl is slain in Bamford--and the peaceful Cotswolds village will never be the same. Chief Inspector Alan Markby knows little about the victim--an underage regular at a local pub who left in the company of an unknown man on ...


    • 1994
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    A THORN AMONG THE ROSES Meredith Mitchell had plenty of time to regret having impulsively greeted an old schoolmate, Rachel Hunter, at the Chelsea Flower Show. She and Rachel had never been close, yet Meredith was suddenly caught up chatting with ...


    • Apr-1993
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    EVIL UNEARTHED Progress has overtaken the charming English village of Bamford in the Cotswolds--and Chief Inspector Alan Markby resents the heartless desecration of his boyhood home. But when a bulldozer uncovers the corpse of a mystery man buried...


    • 1993
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    Meredith Mitchell has joined her friend, archaeologist Ursula Gretton, in the Cotswold village farmland, digging for the old bones of Saxon warriors. But it's the discovery of some very new bones that brings Inspector Alan Markby to the ancient buria...


    • Apr-1992
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    MISTLETOE AND MURDER Pook's Common in the Cotswolds is a perfect place for Meredith Mitchell to return after several years abroad with the British Foreign Service. And Christmas promises to be a lovely time thanks to the warm welcome from her old ...


    • 1992
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    A PERFECT SETTING FOR MURDER The quiet little Cotswold village is in an uproar over the news that the rambling old Victorian landmark, Springwood Hall, is being turned into an up-market country hotel and restaurant. Some locals are miffed over an ...






    • Mar-1991
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    MARRIAGE, MYSTERY, AND MURDER The wedding of her godchild Sara is reason enough for Foreign Service Consul Meredith Mitchell to return to England to stay with her cousin, Eve Owens, glamorous film star and mother of the bride. When Meredith arrive...


    • / General Fiction
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    When Fran Varady is approached by Private Investigator Clarence Duke, she mistrusts him on instinct. But she can't ignore what he has to tell her. Her mother, Eva, who walked out on Fran when she was only seven years old, has hired Clarence to find h...