Book List in Order: 22 titles

  • in A Moment on the Edge

    "“An absolutely first-rate anthology. . . a thoughtful and intelligent paean to crime fiction.” — New York Sun#1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George serves up a century''s worth of superb crime fiction penne...


  • When the suffragette movement is bequeathed a valuable painting by campaigner Philomena Venn, suffragette and amateur sleuth Nell Bray agrees to retrieve it. The plan is simple: Collect the picture from Philomena's widower, Oliver, take it to Christi...


  • in Death By Dickens

    The plot Dickens... In the pages of his novels, Charles Dickens railed against injustice in all its forms--the miserliness of Ebenezer Scrooge, the indifference of the aristocracy, the cruelty of Fagin. He captured the bitter unfairness of the cla...


  • ‘My dear, you are smothering me with cherries, ambushing me with andromedas, and impaling me on ilex. No wonder the purple beech is weeping. I’m sure it is from sheer bewilderment. Oh my girl of little patience, this is not the way one makes a ga...


  • After three years of traipsing across Europe with her lovesick, widowed mother, Nell Bray has finally found her way to Oxford University. There she has befriended the beautiful Imogen and the charming Midge.When the three girls decide to accept an in...


  • Nell Bray investigates the death of her young cousin, who returned home from art school pregnant and on drugs, and discovers that the girl has been leading a double life as a friend to Bohemian anarchists and a spy for the secret service....


  • December 1918. The vote has been won at long last, the Great War is over and suffragette Nell Bray is standing for election. Everything seems to be falling into place for the dedicated activist. Yet, with a month to go to the first general election, ...


  • in Crime Through Time II

    A GOOD MYSTERY IS TIMELESS Crime Through Time was the remarkable first collection. Now, bestselling mystery authors Miriam Grace Monfredo and Sharan Newman present Crime Through Time II -- featuring even more never-before-published historical myster...


  • No nonsense, intrepid London suffragette Nell Bray is reluctantly blackmailed into participating in a dangerous plot to keep stolen plans held by a Greek exotic dancer from falling into German hands, in a mystery set against the backdrop of turn-of-t...







  • Detective heroine Nell Bray once again finds herself in the midst of a mystery as she and her fellow suffragettes organize a procession. The movement has decided to take advantage of the cheery atmosphere surrounding George V's coronation to promote ...


  • "An easy day for a lady" is a phrase well known to Nell Bray, a suffragette with a knack for landing in the middle of murder mysteries. The saying, notorious among mountain climbers, denotes something so effortless it's not worth doing. Where Nell is...



  • Although she has spent two terms in Holloway Prison for her suffragette activities, it is amateur sleuthing that's gaining Nell Bray a reputation. She has already solved two murders, and tales of her success are spreading throughout London - and reac...


  • Nell Bray has dedicated herself to the woman's suffrage movement; it's her amateur sleuthing, though, that seems to be attracting the most attention. First, Nell unearthed the truth behind the mysterious death of one of France's most notorious courte...



  • The presumed suicide of a high-class prostitute in turn-of-the-century Biarritz shakes up the upper-class world when the deceased woman, Topaz Brown, leaves her fortune to England's suffragette movement...


  • Crippled explorer Peter Pentland turns sleuth to investigate the murder of a disgraced fellow explorer--killed by a rare African poison--who had threatened the reputations of rival adventurers Col. Hardy Stretton and Philip Bright, in a mystery set i...


  • First U.S. edition. Colin Counsel inadvertently requests an anonymous murder mystery instead of a book of dull poetry from the library, but soon finds that the book he received has more relevance to his life than the one he had wanted. 255 pages. clo...