Book List in Order: 26 titles

  • The discovery of an old scrapbook in a Warsaw library leads researcher Phineas Fox to uncover evidence of a devastating wartime atrocity. We had no choice. But it was a bad way for them to die. When music researcher Phineas Fox is asked to verify t...


  • Researching a biography of the composer Franz Liszt, Phineas Fox uncovers evidence of a brutal murder - and finds his own life in danger. Music researcher Phineas Fox has been enjoying his latest commission, gathering background material for a bio...


  • A macabre liturgy. A mysterious carving. An intriguing 200-year-old mystery for music researcher Phineas Fox to solve. The headmistress of Cresacre Abbey School has asked Phineas Fox to establish whether an opera, to be performed as part of the sc...


  • A mysterious 1940s’ portrait leads researcher Phineas Fox to uncover a devastating wartime secret in this chilling novel of suspense. Phineas Fox finds it impossible to refuse when his sport-loving neighbor Toby begs for his help in finding out ...


  • Introducing professional researcher Phineas Fox in the first of a brand-new series of chilling mysteries. Phineas Fox has mixed feelings when he’s asked to research the infamous 19th-century violinist Roman Volf for a TV documentary. Hanged for ...


  • A 400-year-old crime continues to menace the present in this spine-chilling tale of supernatural suspense. When Nell West starts extending her Oxford antiques shop, she is not expecting to uncover strange fragments of its past: fragments that inc...


  • A long-ago crime continues to menace the present in this spine-chilling tale of supernatural suspense. When Michael Flint is asked by a colleague to investigate a reputedly haunted house, he is intrigued. Leo Rosendale’s childhood was blighted ...


  • Fosse House, home of the reclusive Luisa Gilmore, harbours curious secrets - secrets that stretch back almost a century, to the ill-fated Palestrina Choir in its remote Belgian convent. When Oxford don Michael Flint travels to the house to trace t...


  • A century-old crime menaces the present in this spine-tingling tale of supernatural suspense. Antiques dealer Nell West is valuing the contents of her late husband Brad's childhood home, Stilter House. Set on the remote Derbyshire Peaks, there was on...






  • Secretly aware of his own shortcomings as a writer, Tod Miller appeals to his daughter, Fael, to help him construct a full stage musical. One evening Fael is accosted by a mysterious young man who claims he can help her write the show - but there's a...


  • For several hundred years the Ingram family has lived under a curse - the taint of homicidal madness which manifests itself in the females every 80 or 90 years - and it appears the madness has struck again in the beautiful Imogen. But Dan Tudor, a w...


  • Felicity Stafford is struggling to come to terms with the death of her husband Connor - and a chilling post-mortem report: Con's blood fits no known human classification. And when a young man with the same dangerous charm as Connor enters her life, F...


  • The descendants of Elizabeth Bathory, a bloodthirsty Hungarian countess who terrorized the Carpathian countryside in the 16th century, are determined that her line shall not die.   Only Catherine, a paternal descendant, has tried to escape the terr...


  • Ancient demonic laws, macabre rituals, and a secret the Vatican has striven to hide for nearly two thousand years... Patrick Chance was a notorious Victorian rake whose memoirs of his travels through Tibet caused a sensation at the t...


  • On inheriting his grandfather's tumbledown Irish cottage, adjoining the grounds of an old monastery, Isarel West discovers some old sheet music composed by his grandfather, a notorious and scandalous composer from the 1930's.The music is the almost-f...


  • The sins of the past break through to the present in this chilling tale of supernatural suspense. When Benedict Doyle finds himself the owner of his great-grandfather’s North London house, it stirs memories of his time there as a frightened eig...


  • A house with a sinister past--and a grisly power When Michael Flint is asked by American friends to look over an old Shropshire house they have unexpectedly inherited, he is reluctant to leave the quiet of his Oxford study. But when he sees Chare...


  • A work of fiction reveals a nightmarish truth in this spellbinding new psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of Ghost Song. When novelist Theo Kendal inherits the remote house in which his cousin Charmery was murdered, he believes it wi...


  • The old Tarleton music hall is the subject of a mysterious building restriction that has kept it closed for more than 90 years. When Robert Fallon is asked to survey the structure, he finds clues indicating that its long twilight sleep may contain a ...






  • Calvary Gaol, standing bleak and forbidding on the Cumbrian hillside, exerts a curious influence over Georgina Grey. Her family's history is closely bound up in the penitentiary's dark and terrible past. Television presenter Chad Ingram is fascinated...


  • Following a shattering and all-too-public personal tragedy, Antonia Weston has come to the sleepy town of Amberwood seeking peace and anonymity. But that peace is soon threatened by a series of disturbing incidents--incidents that eerily echo a past ...


  • Lucy Trent is used to having the legend of her disreputable grandmother disinterred from time to time - the infamous silent-screen actress Lucretia von Wolff, whose lovers were legion, whose scandals were numerous, whose life ended abruptly in a biza...


  • 'Something strange happened within that family, Harry. People died and people disappeared, and although most of us suspected something odd had occurred, no one ever got at the truth. At first, journalist Harry Fizglen is sceptical when his editor as...


  • Selina March has lived in the remote Scottish hamlet of Inchcape for nearly 50 years. When she reluctantly takes in a paying guest, her secluded life changes forever. Crime writer Joanna Savile has come to interview the inmates at nearby Moy, the as...


  • Chloë—fun, single, and hip—is a features writer for Babe with ambitions to launch a magazine of her own. Then she meets James who, if Chloë’s magazine goes ahead, will be her new boss. She knows never to mix business with pleasure, but it's not...


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    The Poisoned Village. That’s the grim nickname the locals have for Priors Bramley, emptied of its residents when a Cold War experiment with chemical weapons went badly wrong. But the nightmares in Priors Bramley have been festering a lot longer, go...