Book List in Order: 29 titles


  • DI Herbert Reardon investigates the curious case of a man seemingly returned from the dead, in the latest 1930s-set historical mystery from Marjorie Eccles. February, 1933. When their eldest brother Paul walks into their hallway, fourteen years a...



  • DI Herbert Reardon is drawn into a world of secrets and lies when a body is discovered at a girls’ boarding school. 1930. When a body is discovered on the premises of the newly-established Maxstead Court School for Girls, Detective Inspector He...



  • A baby is kidnapped and the repercussions reach the highest levels of government in this absorbing historical mystery. London, April, 1912. The third Irish Home Rule Bill is passing through Parliament and the situation is growing ever more tense....



  • Introducing Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon in a new mystery series, set in the Downton Abbey period. November, 1928. Family and friends have gathered at the Shropshire country home of Penrose Llewellyn to celebrate the retired wealthy busines...



  • A young woman investigates the murder of her mother in this absorbing historical mystery London, May, 1911. The new king, George V, is preparing for his coronation. The suffragettes are campaigning for women to get the vote. The East End seethes w...



  • February, 1927. The remains of an unidentified middle-aged man are found beneath the snow in the grounds of Maxtead Court, home of the wealthy Scroope family. Meanwhile, Margaret Rees-Talbot is preparing for her wedding to the Rev Symon Scroope - to ...



  • Here are twelve stories, with locations as far apart as Cairo, Vienna, Armenia, South Africa and Great Britain. They have different time scales, spanning the years from 1900 to the present day, through two world wars and with varying themes of love a...



  • Will the remains of a soldier be the key that unlocks the secrets of Leysmorton Manor? 1922. Lady Emily Fitzallan has returned to the country house where she spent her childhood for a family wedding. Leysmorton Manor brings back many memories, es...



  • A gripping historical mystery, set in the north of England Yorkshire, 1909. When Laura Harcourt accepts a position in Wainthrope, home to a prosperous wool mill and its respected owner, Ainsley Beaumont, she does not dream that it will change her l...







  • The year is 1919 and the population of Great Britain is still struggling to its feet after being hit by the atrocities of the First World War. Progress is slow, even in quiet spots like the village of Broughton Underhill, on the edge of the Black Cou...



  • It is the year 1910 and the bloodstained body of an unknown woman is found on the grounds of Sir Henry Chetwynd's Shropshire estate. A reluctant heir to the estate, Sebastian Chetwynd is already battling with divided loyalties: his ambition for a car...



  • Life at Charnley was blessed, or at least so it seemed to the Jardine children. But one night their dreams of a propitious future suddenly come crashing down when a family scandal catapults them into the headlines. Nearly four decades pass and the...



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    Moving back to Yorkshire was the last thing DI Tom Richmonds thought he would do. His superiors are also perturbed by his decision to transfer. Surely after the murder of the young girl, Yorkshire is the last place he should want to be? Is this Richm...



  • A family with secrets---is murder one of them? Membery Place has been the home of the Calvert family for over one hundred years. Below it, set in a forest clearing, is a modern, award-winning house designed by architect Mark Calvert, one of Alyssa Ca...



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    A new novel in the popular DS Gil Mayo series.When the murdered body of a woman is found floating in flooded uplands near an isolated farm and nearby cottage, it poses problems of identification, prompting the press to dub her the 'Mystery Woman.'Who...



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    While Abigail Moon investigates a probable case of arson and murder, Inspector Martin Kite probes a vicious attack on a vicar's wife, and Superintendent Gil Mayo stumbles upon a stolen art treasure that could link the two cases....



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    The disappearance of his daughter, Julie, and the brutal killing of her best friend since childhood, Kathryn Conolly, finds Gilbert Mayo ensnared in a very personal investigation of murder and kidnapping....



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  • Charlotte Haigh discovers that her family cupboard conceals more skeletons than she had bargained for. She is haunted by the unexplained death of her cousin Lois, and the growing fear that someone in the family wants her out of the way as well....







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    Esteemed mystery writer Anne Perry, author of twenty-five novels and two acclaimed detective series, heads up a delectable cast of contemporary writers, the very best from both sides of the Atlantic. In the tradition of Britain's honored crime writer...



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    Superintendent Gil Mayo and his team encounter a group of townspeople with something to hide as they investigate two seemingly unrelated deaths and uncover the dark underside of the quiet, rural English town of Lavenstock....



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    As Gil Mayo and his assistant Abigail Moon look into the murder of a prominent citizen, they must deal not only with upheaval within the police department, but also with those who would keep the killer's identity a secret...



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    When a local antique dealer's body turns up dead at his cousin's building site, the case seems open and shut, but D.C.I. Gil Mayo and D.I. Abigail Moon soon find out that the family relationship is a lot more complicated than they had thought...



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    When the half-dressed body of Angie Robinson is found strangled in the lay-by on a lonely moorland road, it seems that her murder is the result of a random attack, for Angie has led a blameless life, with no interests other than her untiring support ...



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    The fourth case in Detective Chief Inspector Gil Mayo's investigative career opens with the altar-side murder of the Reverend Cecil Willard, a man possessed of stern morals, diehard opinions, and more enemies than friends...




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    When Chief Inspector Gil Mayo investigates the death of Marion Dove, whose body had been found floating in a canal near her home, he uncovers devastating secrets from the past that have profound repercussions for Dove's family...



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    This low-key murder mystery catches the flavor of life in a modern English small town. When romance writer and leading do-gooder Fleur Saville disappears, her husband Edwin, fearing she has left him for another man, lets it be known that she is worki...



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Complete Series List in Order

A Herbert Reardon Mystery

1) Heirs and Assigns (Nov-2015)
2) The Property of Lies (Sep-2017)
3) Darkness Beyond (Jul-2021)

An Inspector Mayo Mystery

1) Cast a Cold Eye (Jan-1988)
2) Death of a Good Woman (Jun-1990)
3) Requiem for a Dove (Oct-1990)
4) More Deaths Than One (Jun-1991)
5) Late of This Parish (1992)
6) The Company She Kept (1993)
7) An Accidental Shroud (1994)
8) A Death of Distinction (1995)
9) A Species of Revenge (1996)
10) Killing Me Softly (1998)
11) The Superintendent's Daughter (Dec-2000)
12) A Sunset Touch (Jan-2001)
13) Echoes of Silence (Sep-2003)
14) Untimely Graves (Sep-2001)