Book List in Order:26 titles

  • A series of unexplained deaths and the sudden disappearance of a child from a Cornish hospital cause Sister Joan to begin an investigation into the matter in order to put an end to the strange and deadly events....


  • In this ninth volume in the series, the unconventional nun Sister Joan risks her life while learning the difference between adoration and infatuation during the investigation into two murders that took place near her convent. BAKER & TAYLOR...


  • With money tight and resources stretched, the Order of the Daughters of Compassion must find a way to increase revenue. So Sister Joan is sent to clean out several attic storerooms in the hope of discovering valuable antiques. But if the rooms are...


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    Long before entering the Order of the Daughters of Compassion, Sister Joan made a pact with her art school classmates. Was it coincidence or fate that led them to set a tomb--Elizabeth the First's in Westminster Abbey--as their meeting place? -- Tw...


  • SEASON OF PENANCE...AND MURDER. As the Lenten season of Penance is observed in the Convent of the Daughters of Compassion, Sister Joan finds herself struggling with her less-than-Christian feelings toward two very prickly personalities: the seriou...


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    SACRED LOVE AND PROFANE MURDER Two new postulants -- sunny, eager Bernadette Fawkes and prim, anxious Magdalen Cole -- have arrived at the Convent of the Daughters of Compassion to dedicate their lives to the Lord. A rare and blessed event...but Si...


  • A Sister Joan Mystery.All is not well on beautiful Loch Morag in Scotland, where Sister Joan is resting at a spiritual retreat. Children make signs to ward off the evil eye whenever she passes. She suspects she is being followed. And in the dark cryp...


  • Social historian Jessica Cameron moves into The Cedars, an old house near Liverpool, as she begins her search for a typical Victorian middle-class family for an exhibition on domestic history. She becomes intrigued by earlier tenants of The Cedars, t...


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    VALERIE PENDON HAD A LATE DATE WITH DEATH. Sixteen-year-old Valerie vanishes from home in the small hours clad only in her robe and slippers. Three days later, Sister Joan finds her body abandoned in the convent's little Moor Schoolhouse. The dead...






  • Evil has crept into the peaceful lives of the Daughters of Compassion. At first there are only small signs of its presence. The unnatural docility of Sister Joan's pupils at the little convent school on the moor. The disappearance of holy water, c...


  • Valerie Taylor has been missing since she was a sexy seventeen, more than two years ago. Inspector Morse is sure she's dead. But if she is, who forged the letter to her parents saying "I am alright so don't worry"? Never has a woman provided Morse wi...


  • Sister Sophia was dead. Sister Magdalen had vanished. Strange things are happening in Cornwall Convent, and most disconcerting to Sister Joan, who has been transferred there to quietly investigate the convent's mysterious troubles, is that the Pr...


  • Newly widowed, Anne Trent was shocked to find among her late husband’s possessions the photograph of a beautiful French girl. Her search for the original led her to Lourdes, famous for its miracles, where the clue to the mystery lay in a candle-lit...


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    Jenny Hargreaves leaves her teaching post and travels to the remote coast of Wales, to work as a paid companion to Verity Morgan, entering a world of fear and suspicion. Why is it that no villager of Pentir will approach Crearty House after dusk? And...


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    When Joan Quincey sees the words Fair Kilmeny on the fly-leaf of an old book of sermons, she feels a chill that deepens when she arrives at Witchwood to meet the family of her fianc, Cal Renshaw. In this placid 19th-century Cornish neighborhood, dang...


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    Kate Rye travels to Russia to meet her late father's relatives. In fashionable pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg she meets her coldly dignified uncle, Count Narodny, and his sons Peter and Serge. On the way to Narodnia and in the great country house, ...


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    Shadow of Evil Tarn Chester had been lonely and eager for love when she met the dashing Robert Hunter. Their romance was either a miracle or a dream and Tarn, blissfully happy, went off with her new husband to his home on the Norfolk coast. But...


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    When Susan takes her niece, Jill, away to the country for a week, she has no idea that they are both entering a world where time has stood still, where the villagers perform rites lost in the mists of antiquity. With the help of Stephen, a writer, Su...


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    Catherine Benson and Julie Grant have been friends since their schooldays, so it's only natural that, when volunteers are required to spend a week in a haunted house for the purposes of psychic research, they should decide to travel together to Malam...


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    THE CURSE OF THE CAREWS The plea for help from her old friend Margaret surprised and disconcerted Helen. It was odd, but its meaning was clear, and Helen hurried off to rural Linton only to find that she was too late. Margaret was dead. Irres...


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    When Verona Dean reads of the sudden death of Sister Hyacinth, she travels to Yorkshire to pay tribute to her friend's memory. At Minstrel's Leap she hears of the legend of Lady Eadgyth and her troubadour lover, and meets the nuns of St. Dorothy's. G...


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    Melody Fletcher is eighteen years old when, for the first time, she sees Moonflete, the beautiful house on the Lancashire moors, built by her father Eban Fletcher, for her Chinese mother, Silver Moon. At Moonflete, Melody meets her uncle, Daniel, ...


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    Joy-in-the-Lord Jones lives with her Aunt Hepzibah in the English Separatist Colony in the Netherlands, waiting for her sweetheart to send for her. Then she meets a handsome, arrogant sea captain who offers to take her to the first Pilgrim Colony in ...


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    When Victoria James took a job as a secretary to Sir Nicholas Vanroy in Yorkshire, she had no idea that she would become involved in the sinister history of the Vanroy house. What was the meaning of the room prepared for a child who had been dead for...


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    It's been some time since Sister Joan of the Order of the Daughters of Compassion has had to solve a murder, but there are indications that will soon change. Outbreaks of vandalism in the village coincide with the sighting of a devil in the churchyar...


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    Rom-Madonna-confess-hide… was the cryptic message Rowan’s mother delivered on her deathbed. With these words echoing insistently in her ears, Rowan Spindle set out alone into Yorkshire to seek out the truth about her mother’s past. Carrying...