Book List in Order: 10 titles

  • It is 1887, the year of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, and London is in turmoil - particularly at the dead centre, Trafalgar Square. Here,the angry unemployed gather daily to protest and nightly to sleep. The police are worn out by endless duty and...


  • It is 1884 and London is gripped by fear after Fenian bombs explode on the underground railway and more are threatened. Detective Inspector Best is sent to Paris where these Irish Americans are plotting their next ‘outrage’ and obtaining arms for...


  • ‘The characters are believable but even more so is the setting.’ - Historical Novels Review A real murder occurs on the stage of the London theatre where Detective Inspector Best and his wife are enjoying a night out. The Victorian theatre is on...


  • When Phoebe Threapleton is found dead on a four-poster bed in Bainbridge’s department store with six long-stemmed white roses next to her, Inspector Best is baffled... How does the death in Newcastle of this young woman fit in with the other missin...


  • The third book featuring Inspector Best is a dramatic murder mystery set against a historic 1880 tragedy It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fête held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Be...


  • Berry Hill seemed the perfect place to house-sit.  Jenny would be able to put the past behind her as she painted some watercolours of the beautiful garden, while Robin sought that elusive job.  But the house proves very isolated and all is not righ...


  • The thrilling sequel to Dead Image is again based on facta dramatic murder case is set against an 1878 historictragedyWhen the bodies of a number of babies are found scattered around Islington, the volatile Detective Sergeant Best is sent undercover ...


  • The first book in an exciting series is a dramatic Victorian murder case set against a historic London tragedy The explosion was heard 20 miles away. It killed boatmen and wrecked the exotic villa of Lawrence Alma-Tadema, the fashionable St John'...


  • in 3rd Culprit (Worldwide)

    Crime in all its devious incarnations is presented in this treat of murderous morsels dished out by old ppros and promising newcomers. Artfully crafted and impossible to put down, each story bountifully demooonstrates why these authors are la creme d...






  • in 3rd Culprit (Worldwide)

    Crime in all its devious incarnations is presented in this treat of murderous morsels dished out by old ppros and promising newcomers. Artfully crafted and impossible to put down, each story bountifully demooonstrates why these authors are la creme d...