Book List in Order:14 titles

  • Claire Lane has joined the SOE – Special Operations Executive. Has she intentionally run away from Daroonga Castle and Ralph McGinniss? In France, Aunt Avery is running a successful brothel in Saint Brieuc, next door to the German Radar Station.Ral...


  • Inspector Ralph McGinniss and Professor Claire Lane have conceded defeat and married. Then war is declared, and both are called on to help defend the Empire. Ralph to his Uncle’s regiment and Claire invited to Bletchley Park.A shift in the governme...


  • Claire Lane’s students are always close to her heart. When one disappears into fells and becks of the Lake District in Northwest England, she is not convinced the woman has gone to meditate on Scafell Pike.A talented and gifted writer, Bo Huan, a C...


  • Vera Lawson accepts an offer of employment with the aristocratic Wellmont family in London as a tutor. But she has an ulterior motive. Could her mother the scatterbrained Caroline Montieff have fled to Paris in search of her lost freedom? Gunther Pol...


  • Professor Claire Lane interrupted by a sudden telephone call to help in a murder investigation leaves the tranquility of Edinburgh for the country lanes of Oxford.Inspector Ralph McGinnis is puzzled. Unlike his colleague Miss Lane is adamant this is ...


  • A body found in a Trunk at Kings Cross Station. Nothing unusual, except Inspector Ralph McGinnis is sent down from Scotland Yard to investigate. Recognized as retired Police officer Casper Fellen, Ralph suspects he stumbled into gang warfare, and wha...


  • Inspector Ralph McGinniss and Professor Claire Lane are sent to investigate the link between the murder of a Police Constable on a lonely road, and the presence of German Zeppelin Commander Ludwig Mathieu, left behind in England after the War.Ralph M...


  • Inspector Ralph McGinniss returns to his ancestral seat at Daroonga Castle in Oxfordshire for his annual holidays, only be called upon to investigate the housekeepers’ death from his cousin’s estate.Agnes Tonbridge is found dead on the front lawn...


  • Claire Perrigaux a clandestine SOE agent during WW2 operating from Saint Brieuc in Northern France,has a past life she doesn't like to talk about. In 1925, the world was a different place. As a child prodigy and then a Professor of Mathematics at Lon...






  • The Assistant Registrar Emily Price, from the London Archives commits a crime of passion. Or is it? A man falls from the balcony. Was he pushed? And what is Emily Price hiding? Chief Police Inspector Ralph McGinniss from Scotland Yard investigates. H...


  • British Scientist. Robert Jameson is wanted by NATO. His crime, trading illegal weapons and toxic serums to Chinese insurgents. An Archaeological team have unearthed the remains of a Viennese silversmith near Lake IssyKul. An ancient Cossack tribesma...


  • Vera Lawson is embroiled once again in the Polt family saga. The two paintings discovered in the crypt in the garden of the Saint-Pois house, have come under scrutiny from The Louvre Museum’s top investigator, Dr. Lucille Thompson-McLeay. Are they ...


  • ‘What if you raised the lid of a piano stool in a bombed out house, and discovered a photograph of your mother with a German soldier… in NORMANDY? Vera Lawson has a core need to find her mother, who fled a violent marriage in Australia and faked ...


  • Jacques Barbosa, now retired from the French Military, takes on more than he bargained for, returning to Ethiopia in search for two rogue militia who have shot his ex-wife, concert pianist Elizabeth Mallory. Recruited by British MI6 boss Sir Braxton ...