Book List:32 titles
  • One mystical tree. One dangerous neighbor. Strange and magical things continually occur at the Hall family's home at 40 Walden Street. Now there's a terrible sound throughout the town of Concord€”the buzzing of a chain saw. Only one thing is wors...


  • Saint Francis was born in 1182, the son of a wealthy merchant. After a swashbuckling youth in Assisi, he had a change of faith and decided to live the life that he ascribed to Jesus, one of poverty and abstinence. He gave away everything he owned. Hi...


  • A search for a missing church leads Homer to a century-old mystery Somehow, against all odds, Homer Kelly has become famous. After decades toiling in academic obscurity, the Harvard professor has a book on the bestseller list. To capitalize on ...


  • Life in the Halls' house in Concord is many things, but it is never boring. Even something as simple as having a family friend come for a visit can lead to the unexpected, the enchanted, the mysterious -- in this case, the most amazing, most mysterio...


  • Jane Langton has set part of this dramatic story in the present and part during the great battle of Gettysburg. In the here-and-now, Homer and Mary Kelly try to trace the mysterious shame attached to the name of Mary's ancestor, Seth Morgan, a young ...


  • Everything depends on them....When Georgie Hall decides to walk from Concord, Massachusetts, to Washington, D.C., with a letter to the President and an old flag capable of producing magical visions, no one doubts that she has the will or ability to d...


  • HOMER AND MARY KELLY GET LOST IN AN ESHER-LIKE LABYRINTH WHERE EVERY LINE, CURVE, AND ANGLE LEADS TO MURDER Leonard Sheldrake is a huge fan of the famous conceptual artist M. C. Escher. When Leonard hears that the visionary artist's work is coming...


  • When Eddy Hall receives five cards for his stereoscope, he and his sister, Eleanor, can't wait to see what exotic places they reveal maybe Stonehenge, or a centuries-old European cathedral. But instead, when they look through the stereoscope, Eddy an...


  • Two Toms are in trouble, and they both must rely on Homer Kelly to restore their reputations While visiting Monticello for the bicentennial celebration of Thomas Jefferson's presidency, Homer Kelly is disturbed to discover our third president in t...






  • The new bike isn‘t pretty... Not like the slick, red, twenty–one–speed bike that was stolen the very night Eddy had received it as a birthday present. The bike that Prince Krishna sent is old–fashioned and has a wicker basket –– the kind...


  • In the fourteenth Homer Kelly Mystery, blood flows into the ancient canals of Venice Leaving Concord, Massachusetts, for a six-week sabbatical in Venice, Professor Homer Kelly finds bliss at a rare-books conference while his wife, Mary, sets out t...


  • No matter how many times she erases it, a mysterious, eerie face keeps appearing on her mural wall, and when her tenant's eight-year-old retarded son is found dead in front of it Annie calls in her uncle Homer to investigate. Reprint....


  • What is Homer Kelly doing in England? In addition to working as a visiting lecturer at Oxford, he's playing part-time detective, trying to solve the great mysteries of life--and the death of a young priest who has left a cryptic note saying simply, "...


  • A holiday brew spiced with medieval revelry, romantic rivalry--and a soupcon of murder Christmas in Cambridge is time for the annual Revels, a festival of dance and drama that harks back to ancient midwinter rituals and incantations to drive away ...



  • After a suspicious fire destroys the old church organ--along with the church sexton--Alan Starr has the complex job of voicing the new one. He's just begun to work when he notices that the church seems to have gained a new congregant--a baby boy who ...


  • Thoreau's Walden Pond is coveted by greedy real estate developers--and the local retirement community is dangerously close to the line of fire. Homer Kelly is trying to cope with the changes in Concord: the influx of tourists, a boom in flashy bou...



  • IN MAGNIFICENT, MYSTERIOUS FLORENCE, HOMER KELLY DISCOVERS A CITY AS CORRUPT AND DEADLY TODAY AS IT WAS IN DANTE'S TIME Sleuthing Harvard Professor Homer Kelly has come to Italy to teach at the struggling American School for Florentine Studies. Wh...


  • TADPOLES IN THE COURTYARD POOL? A MUSTACHE PASTED ON THE VAN DYCK? A MURDER IN THE EARLY ITALIAN ROOM? After a series of seemingly harmless pranks at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the trustees call in ex-detective and Harvard lecturer ...


  • THE OLD WEST CHURCH HAD MORE REASONS THAN MOST TO WORRY ABOUT DECLINING MEMBERSHIP.... It isn't a loss of faith that is emptying the pews at Old West Church. It is something far more sinister-an inexplicable number of people are taking up residenc...



  • The Belle of Amherst is losing her fans one by one.... The guests at the Emily Dickinson Memorial symposium are all passionately devoted to the poet Professor Peter Wiggins is eager to revitalize her image (and his own career) by exposing a verb c...



  • When Prince Krishna is called away, he leaves behind some strict instructions for the Hall children about one of the openings in the mysterious summerhouse: Keep Out! As Eddy and Eleanor swing through each of the other openings, they refuse to break ...


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    At last! I'm flyyyyyyyyyyying! It all started when Georgie discovered she could jump down twelve steps in two big, graceful bounds. Next, to her great delight, she found that jumping from the porch and floating as high as the rooftop was possible ...


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    After a bomb blast in Harvard's Memorial Hall and the discovery of a headless body, obviously belonging to unconventional and popular Professor Hamilton Dow, dauntless detective Homer Kelly, on campus at the time, takes charge of an investigation...



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    MURDER AND BETRAYAL ECLIPSE AN ISLAND PARADISE It was a dark moment on Nantucket in more ways than one. A total eclipse of the sun has cast two and a half minutes of daytime into unnatural night, and when the sun reemerges, the poet Kitty Clark fi...







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    SCANDALOUS TRANSCENDENTAL LOVE LETTERS LEAD TO A SHOCKING DOUBLE MURDER. The peaceful little town of Concord, Massachusetts, is best known as the birthplace of the American Revolution and the home of the Transcendentalists--Thoreau, Emerson, and t...