Richard Nottingham confronts an old enemy in the latest intriguing historical mystery.
1734. When a young country lad requests the Constable's help in finding his sister who has run away to Leeds to seek her fortune, Nottingham is not optimistic. Such girls usually end up as prostitutes - or worse. The following day, the young man is found dead, his throat slit.
The evening before his death, the victim had been seen in deep conversation with career criminal Tom Finer in the Bell Inn. Could there be a connection to his murder? Why has Finer returned to Leeds after a seventeen-year absence? And what really happened to the young man's sister?
Then a second body is discovered floating in the River Aire - and Nottingham finds himself plunged into a murder investigation where nothing is as it seems.
Maverick ex-cop Quint Dalrymple returns to investigate a series of gruesome murders in a near-future independent Edinburgh.
Independent Edinburgh, 2033. When a human heart is found in the centre circle of one of the city's main football pitches, Quint Dalrymple is called in. Then a headless body floats down a canal. Quint uncovers a link to the planned referendum on Edinburgh joining a reconstituted Scotland. But can he keep possession of his own head and heart?
Fifth intriguing mystery in the atmospheric Joe Plantagenet police procedural series
Late one evening, a drunk teenage girl reports stumbling across a body in the local ruined abbey while taking a short cut home. But when no body is found, only Detective Inspector Joe Plantagenet believes her. Then a woman is reported missing, and Joe finds himself caught up in a complex investigation, where nothing is as it first appears.
The stunning new Shaw & Valentine mystery
When the newspapers turn up to cover Ruby Bright's 100th birthday, they find her seaside care home is a murder scene. Someone spirited Ruby away by wheelchair to the water's edge and strangled her. But why kill a harmless centurion? As Shaw and Valentine investigate, it's clear Ruby wasn't the first victim - and nor is she the last.
Second in the traditional British mystery series featuring rural inn owner and amateur sleuth Alex Duggins
An almost-fresh body is discovered in a disused well in the ruins of a 14th century manor house - and once again Folly-on-Weir's pub owner Alex Duggins and her friend Tony Harrison are thrown into a major murder investigation. The victim, a widow, had lived quietly in the town for the past ten years: who on earth could want her dead?
The wickedly entertaining new Fethering mystery featuring chalk-and-cheese detective duo Carole and Jude
Coerced into joining the Save Polly's Cake Shop Action Committee, Fethering resident Jude finds the committee meetings fraught with petty power struggles and clashing egos. Matters take a turn for the worse when she and her neighbour Carole come across a badly-decomposed body on Fethering beach - and uncover a link to Polly's.
When a major drugs dealer seeks vengeance for the death of his family, policemen Harpur and Iles must do all they can to prevent a bloodbath
Following the murder of his wife and son, tycoon drugs dealer Mansel Shale is determined to get vengeance - and he wants another drugs baron, Ralph Ember, to help him. When they learn of the plan, top policemen Harpur and Iles must do all they can to prevent the ensuing bloodbath.
Introducing Elizabethan cutpurse and adventurer Jack Blackjack in the first of a brand-new historical mystery series
1554. Light-fingered Jack Blackjack knows he's not having a good day when he wakes with a sore head next to a dead body in a tavern's yard. But when he discovers what's in the dead man's purse, the one he'd stolen, his day is set to get much worse ...
Nineteenth century private investigators American Matthew Grand and Englishman James Batchelor investigate the murder of Charles Dickens.
June, 1870. The author Charles Dickens has been found dead in his summerhouse where he had been working on his final, unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Did he die of natural causes - or is there something more sinister behind his sudden demise. Private investigators Matthew Grand and James Batchelor have been hired to find out.
Ursula Blanchard must acquire a mysterious medieval manuscript in the latest enthralling historical adventure.
Sir William Cecil has a mission for Ursula Blanchard. She must visit group of recusant women led by Abbess Philippa Gould. They possess an ancient book that the Queen's advisor is eager to get hold of. But two of Sir William's previous emissaries vanished without trace in the search. What happened to them and will Ursula suffer the same fate?