The Cask by Freeman Wills Crofts

The steamer Bullfinch arrives at the London docks from France with a cargo of casks. During the unloading one is damaged, revealing gold sovereigns...and a woman's hand. When the cask disappears Inspector Burnley of Scotland Yard investigates. What begins as a search for the cask soon becomes a cross-channel chase to uncover a killer. I …

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A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver

Amory and Milo Ames are in New York City for the wedding of Amory's childhood friend Tabitha Alden. It all appears idyllic until a member of the wedding is murdered. Was it due to his involvement with gangsters or did someone closer to him have a reason to see him dead? Amory is determined to …

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A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder by Dianne Freeman

A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder sees the return of Frances Wynn, Countess of Harleigh, in her second exciting adventure set against the background of aristocratic society in Victorian London. Frances is shocked to learn that her friend Mary Archer has been murdered, and her cousin Charles is a suspect. Determined to prove him …

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Death on a Quiet Day by Michael Innes

While on a walk, David Henchmen finds a dead body. It appears to be suicide, but the appearance of a solitary walker soon after gives David reason to think otherwise. And when that stranger picks up the gun David realizes he’s the next to die and escapes across the moor. I’ve read several of the …

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