Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • Dream spires. A missing academic. A brutal murder? Denton's latest case of a missing fellow takes him to Oxford. But he quickly realises all is not as it seems in the city of dreaming spires. Delving into the tightly knit and intensely jealous wo...


  • Can Denton retrieve a stolen box before its contents ruin the reputation of a famous author? When a Florentine box is stolen from Henry James's house, he calls on Denton to retrieve it. This is a case that will need a fellow writer's sensitive touc...


  • New York, January 1896. Arthur Conan Doyle, the renowned created of Sherlock Holmes, arrives with his wife Louisa at the Britannic Hotel in New York for his first American tour. While Arthur prepares his lectures, Louisa becomes entranced by the vibr...


  • Can Denton clear a wronged man's name? Denton has reluctantly taken on a new client - a woman whose husband is the chief suspect in a murder investigation. But why is the woman so keen for Denton's help? If the police don't have enough evidence to ...


  • This is a holiday Denton will never forget... Denton has brought his lover, Janet Stryker, to Naples to recover from a near-fatal attack of typhus. While in Italy, Denton intends to write a light travel book on spiritualism and the supernatural on ...


  • When Denton, the famous American author and expatriate in turn-of-the-century London, receives a letter from a young woman saying she's in danger and needs his help, he doubts there's anything he can do. The letter is months old, and was only forward...


  • The third Denton mystery centres on political intrigue, terrorism 1900s-style and the beginnings of the British Secret Intelligence Organisation, as London becomes a hotbed of anarchist plotting. Denton is drawn into a complex web of murder and reven...


  • London in 1900 is a sprawling, chaotic web of change and expansion, perfect for a man like Denton, an American with a violent past seeking anonymity as an outsider. But his notoriety as the author of several dark novels--and the well-known story that...