A Lassair Aelf Fen historical mystery.
Come to me! I need you! These words bring apprentice healer Lassair awake one morning in the spring of 1092, trembling with terror. Soon Lassair is certain that one of her loved ones is in terrible danger, and when the news comes that a nun at Chatteris Abbey (where her beloved sister Elfritha lives) has been murdered, Lassair fears the worst. She sets off immediately, but the danger she will have to face may be greater than she is ready for . . .
The crime-fighting couple return when the city of Bath experiences trouble.
When vicious gang warfare breaks out in the city of Bath, it soon becomes apparent that a London crime lord is trying to move in to the area. DCI James Carrick has to enlist help from the Serious Organized Crime Agency. Patrick Gillard, late of MI5, and his colleague Ingrid Langley are brought in, and their first task is to try to identify those taking part in the shootings. But the gang seems able to stay one step ahead of them all the way . . .
An important discovery puts Roger the Chapman's life in danger . . .
In the autumn of 1483, Roger goes on an errand of mercy to Hereford, where he is caught up in the Duke of Buckingham's rebellion against the new king, Richard III. Roger takes refuge in Tintern Abbey, but on his return to Bristol, a murder and a series of house robberies lead him to the eventual discovery of the treasure stolen from the abbey on the night he was there. It also means great danger, not only for himself, but a member of his family . . .
An exhilarating high seas adventure set during the English Civil War.
1649. England has been torn asunder by a civil war that has pitted Parliamentarians against Royalists. Captain Kit Faulkner, bound to the Royalist cause, has been living in exile for the past four years. Faulkner must now support himself with the tiny rump of the Royal Navy that remains loyal. But his loyalties are torn, partly by the desire of his old patron, Sir Henry Mainwaring, who wishes to return home, and partly by the predatory nature of Prince Charles, who has his eyes on the beautiful Katherine Villiers . . .
The first in Chaz Brenchley's chilling new haunted house series.
War widow Ruth Taylor arrives at RAF Morwood, the great house formerly known as D'Esperance, hoping that nursing badly wounded airmen will distract her from her sorrows. But almost as soon as she enters the house, she experiences strange visions and fainting spells, and the almost overwhelming sensation of her late husband's ghostly presence. For D'Esperance is a place of shadows and secrets - and as the strange occurrences become increasingly menacing and violent, Ruth is forced to confront a terrible possibility: that her dead husband might be the cause . . .
The tenth gripping mystery to feature Ursula Blanchard, special aide to Queen Elizabeth I.
Happily married to her third husband, Ursula Blanchard is rudely shaken on receipt of a threatening letter from the exiled Anne Percy, Countess of Northumberland, whose treasonous plot against Elizabeth I, Ursula helped foil a few months previously. Ursula dismisses the Countess's letter as idle threats, but then a series of strange events rocks Ursula's household - and Ursula herself is accused of witchcraft. Could Anne Percy really be orchestrating a plot against Ursula from her exile in the Netherlands? And, if so, how can Ursula prove it before she is hanged as a witch?
Set against a glorious Greek background, the spellbinding new Alex Mavros mystery.
Hired by a Hollywood film company to trace a missing employee in Crete, private investigator Alex Mavros is plunged into a vortex of hatred. The company is shooting a movie about the invasion of Crete by the Germans in 1941 - and their activities are stirring up old resentments among the islanders. The bitterness of the past bursts into the present when one of the film's consultants is found dead, hanged by the neck. Suicide - or murder? Mavros investigates and is drawn into an ever-widening conspiracy.
A young knight must ward off temptation, if he is to marry his true love . . .
1355. When seventeen-year-old Wulfstan Wynstede is chosen to join the army of his greatest hero, Prince Edward, later known as the Black Prince, he distinguishes himself but sustains a bad injury at the Battle of Poitiers. Receiving a knighthood and returning to Berkhamsted Castle, England, Wulfstan falls in love with Beulah, a pretty, devout girl, but her father demands a formal betrothal for four years before they can marry. Can their love sustain them or will Wulfstan be led astray by the many temptations that face a young knight?
The latest Sofie Metropolis mystery . . . Christmas. A kidnapping, Jake Porter and a stray reindeer, oh my!
Sofie's mother tells her it is the season for miracles, but Sofie's convinced it's more of a season for whackos and flashing Santas. After nearly losing a battle with the local strange vampire a month ago, she regrets ever having bitched about boring cheating spouse cases and process serving. She's ready for a quiet spell doing nothing but finding people's lost pets. But Sofie's life will probably never be boring again. After all, kidnapping is never boring. Especially when it's Sophie who's being kidnapped.
Newly-weds Clare and Andrew Hamilton face a life-changing decision in this saga of life in 1960s Armagh.
1960. Clare Hamilton is returning home to Armagh to marry Andrew Hamilton, her childhood sweetheart. They plan to open Andrew's ancestral home, Drumsollen, as a guest house. Things start well, but when bookings decline, their business and plans are put in jeopardy. And with increasing political turmoil and religious tensions close to home they have to wonder if, despite everything, their future might lie elsewhere . . .