Book List in Order:15 titles

  • Nothing is what it seems in the City of Lorr...Just ask Pola Drach, Independent Eye. In a city founded by refugees from a dying earth long ago, she pursues dark secrets and exposes the shadowy underbelly of society. Who killed the ambitious model? An...


  • This holiday is no vacation… Ned Cooper had made plenty of enemies with his loud vocal attacks on every religion that wasn’t his, but it didn’t seem to Halvar that was enough to justify a knife in the back. Nevertheless, there he is—dead as o...


  • A dead boy, a cougar, and peanuts… There's no time for celebrating the holidays when a young messenger boy's corpse is discovered just outside Manatas. Snake had ambitions of bettering himself, but as Halvar, Selim, and the Town Guard seek for the ...


  • Who killed the captain? it's not bad enough that Halvar is stuck in Manatas while Don Felipe is off exploring the New World. Now he's got a dead ship captain on his hands, a nobleman and his virago wife complaining about their living accommodations, ...


  • The end is in sight. Or not. As the fall Feria comes to a close, Halvar is ready to snatch Leon di Vicenza from the fratery and head back to Al-Andalus. No such luck. An Afrikan merchant dies of poisoning, and there are enough suspects to populate ha...


  • If people would only stop trying to kill him, Halvar the Dane might finally manage to do what he was sent to the island of Manatas to do—get the fugitive Leon di Vicenza on a boat back to Al-Andalus. And he didn't intend to kill two people before b...


  • No job is ever as simple as it seemsHalvar Danske, known as the Hireling, has come to Manatas to determine whether there’s fraud afoot in the Feria. His master, the Al-Andalusian Calif Don Felipe, has had a letter from an old friend named Leon di V...


  • No job is ever as simple as it seems. Halvar Danske, known as the Hireling, has come to Manatas to determine whether there’s fraud afoot in the Feria. His master, the Al-Andalusian Calif Don Felipe, has had a letter from an old friend named Leon di...


  • The Root of the Matter is the second novel in Roberta Rogow's Pettigrew & Roth Mystery Series set in 1870 New York. The sudden entrance of a dying seaman disrupts a quiet supper party, and Uncle Ephraim Pettigrew, his partner Joshua Roth, and his nie...






  • Set in 1870 New York City, this middling first in a new series from Rogow (The Problem of the Surly Servant and three other mysteries pairing Arthur Conan Doyle and Lewis Carroll) will have limited appeal to historical whodunit fans. The law firm of ...


  • It is May 1886 and all is not well at Christ Church, Oxford. The curator of Christ Church, the Reverend Mr. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (better known as the author Lewis Carroll), is expecting a visit from Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle - an acquaintance and wo...


  • A vicious newspaperman is murdered, and every scribe in the office is a suspect It is winter in London, and the coal is running short. The chill on Fleet Street is so severe that the men who run the presses for Youth's Companion are too cold to wo...


  • The creators of Sherlock Holmes and Alice in Wonderland unite to solve a sea captain's murder in a historical mystery that will appeal to Anne Perry fans ( Booklist ). The reverend Charles Dodgson comes to Portsmouth hoping for rest, relaxation,...



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