Book List:29 titles
  • With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of Niccola series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid m...


  • In the early years of the eleventh century, the young warlords of northern Europe, divided between pagans and followers of the White Christ, grappled endlessly for power. Many of them lost their heads in the process. Among those who didn't was an ung...


  • With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of Niccolò series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid m...


  • Merchant-banker Nicholas de Fleury, having wrested his infant son from the boy's formidable mother, pauses en route to the land of golden light to set in train a deception that will ensnare nations in the triumphant ruin of his enemies. This is volum...


  • With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of Niccola series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid m...


  • With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of NiccolO series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid m...


  • When a bomb at Kingsley Conglomerates sends upwardly mobile Executive Secretary Wendy Helmann and her mother, Kingsley's Chairman, to Morocco, the two must endure races on horseback, murder, and mayhem. 10,000 first printing. Reissued as Morocc...


  • The chairman of Kingsley Conglomerates is conducting negotiations, which are both difficult and somewhat dubious, in Morocco. He is accompanied by executive secretary Wendy Helmann. However, there are soon distractions when unorthodox Rita Geddes app...


  • With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett presents The House of Niccola series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of ...






  • With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of Niccolo series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid m...


  • With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of Niccolo series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid m...


    • 1983
    • / Amateur Sleuth
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    Reissued as The Tropical Issue...


  • Rita Geddes is a dyslexic makeup artist whose appearance seems to change with the weather. She is called to Johnson Johnson's apartment, which he has let to a friend who wishes to use his studio, to fix the makeup of the famous Natalie Sheridan. Howe...


    • 1976
    • / Amateur Sleuth
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    Reissued as Split Code...


  • Joanna Emerson, a trained nursery nurse, is hired as a nanny, albeit reluctantly, to the infant heir of a cosmetics fortune. She then becomes caught up in a complex kidnap plot. She is also an expert in codes and her purpose is to gain an insight int...



  • Ruth Russell, an astronomer working at the Maurice Frazer Observatory, is enjoying herself in Rome - that is, until her lover, Charles Digham, a fashion photographer and writer of obituary verses, has his camera stolen. The thief ends up as a headles...


    • 1972
    • / Amateur Sleuth
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    Reissued as Roman Nights...



    • 1971
    • / Amateur Sleuth
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    Reissued as Operation Nassau...


  • Dr. B. McRannoch is in the Bahamas with her father, who has moved there from Scotland because of asthma. She is a savvy and tough young lady who shows much independence of mind and spirit. However, when Sir Bart Edgecombe, a British agent who has bee...



  • Life in Ibiza can be glorious and fast, especially for those who have money. Sarah Cassells is an intelligent girl and has many admirers. Having completed her training as a chef, she hears of her father's violent death on the island, and refuses to b...


  • In thisfourth book in the legendary Lymond Chronicles, Francis Crawford of Lymond desperately searches the Ottoman empire for his kidnapped child. Somewhere within the bejeweled labyrinth of the Ottoman empire, a child is hidden. Now his father, ...


    • 1968
    • / Amateur Sleuth
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    This fast-paced, sophisticated and often hilarious mystery by a distinguished historical novelist introduces Johnson Johnson, a famous but enigmatic portrait painter whose interests, it soon becomes obvious, range far beyond painting, and his sailing...


  • This mystery is told from the point of view of the 'Bird'; Tina Rossi, a famous coloratura soprano who arrives to sing at the Edinburgh Festival, only to find a murder victim in a cupboard, whilst at the same time her lover, top scientist Kenneth Hom...


    • 1966
    • / Historical Mystery
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    The Disorderly Knights is the third book in Dorothy Dunnett's series, THE LYMOND CHRONICLES, which bring to life sixteenth-century history through the adventures of Scottish soldier of fortune, scholar and wit, Francis Crawford of Lymond. Malta. S...


  • Queen's Play is the second book in Dorothy Dunnett's series, THE LYMOND CHRONICLES, which bring to life sixteenth-century history through the adventures of Scottish soldier of fortune, scholar and wit, Francis Crawford of Lymond. Menaced by Englan...


  • The game of Kings is the first book of Dorothy Dunnett's brilliant LYMOND CHRONICLES, which explore the intricacies of sixteenth-century history through the personality and exploits of Francis Crawford of Lymond, Scottish soldier of fortune, scholar ...