Category: historical


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"Chapel Noir: A Novel of Suspense featuring Sherlock Holmes, Irene Adler, and Jack the Ripper"

By: "Douglas, Carole Nelson"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Forge Books,

Before Caleb Carr and Laurie R. King, Carole Nelson Douglas gave readers a compelling look into Victoriana with a bold new detective character: Irene Adler, the only woman to ever outwit Sherlock Holmes. An operatic diva and the intellectual equal of most of the men she encounters, Irene is as much at home with disguises and a revolver as with high society and haute couture. "Chapel Noir" is the fifth book in Carole Nelson Douglas's critically acclaimed Irene Adler s... View more info

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"Death at Bishop's Keep (Robin Paige Victorian Mysteries, No. 1)"

By: "Paige, Robin"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Berkley,

Kate Adrleigh is everything the Victorian English gentlewoman is not--outspoken, free-thinking, American...and a writer of the frowned upon "penny-dreadfuls." Soon after her arrival in Essex, England, a body is unearthed in a nearby archeological dig--and Kate has the chance to not only research her latest story...but to begin her first case with amateur detective Sir Charles Sheridan. View more info

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"Death at Gallows Green (Victorian Mysteries, No. 2)"

By: "Paige, Robin"

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Berkley,

In Death at Bishop's Keep, Kathryn Ardleigh captured the interest of detective Sir Charles Sheridan as they solved their first case together. Now the demise of a local constable and the disappearance of a child have the sleuthing couple on the trail of deadly greed and criminal mischief once again. And with the help of a shy woman who calls herself Beatrix Potter, Kate intends to uncover the sinister secrets of Gallows Green... View more info

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"Death in Hyde Park (Robin Paige Victorian Mysteries, No. 10)"

By: "Paige, Robin"

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Berkley,

Coronation Day, 1902. Charles and Kate Sheridan are pleased to be at the crowning of their king. But when an anarchist accidentally blows himself up with a bomb meant for their monarch, Charles and Kate turn up a number of intriguing--and disturbing--questions. For example, what is mysterious, beautiful Charlotte Conway--editor of the anarchist newspaper where the dead man was employed--doing in the arms of expatriate author Jack London? View more info

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"Game, The"

By: "King, Laurie R."

Price: $1.75

Laurie R. King's bestselling mystery series featuring Mary Russell and her husband and partner, Sherlock Holmes, is beloved by readers and acclaimed by critics the world over. Now the illustrious duo returns for their most dangerous exploit yet, in a rich and atmospheric tale that takes them to India to save the life of one of literature's most fabled heroes. It's the second day of the new year, 1924, and Mary Russell is settling in for a much-needed rest with her hu... View more info

"Good Morning, Irene: An Irene Adler Novel"

By: "Douglas, Carole Nelson"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Tor Books,

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"Great Divorce, The"

By: "Martin, Valerie"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam,

Valerie Martin, bestselling author of Mary Reilly, weaves together the lives of three women attempting to make sense of the cruelties committed in the name of "civilization."Ellen Clayton, accomplished veterinarian at the New Orleans Zoo, is coping with her husband's decision to leave her after twenty years. Ellen's assistant Camille comes to identify with the big cats in their care during increasingly bizarre episodes. And Elisabeth Boyer, a passionate Creole aristoc... View more info

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"Island of Exiles (Sugawara Akitada Mysteries, No. 5)"

By: "Parker, I. J."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Books,

In I.J. Parker's newest mystery set in eleventh-century Japan, Akitada disguises himself as a prisoner to solve the, murder of a prince As her audience grows with each evocative historical thriller featuring Sugawara Akitada, I. J. Parker returns with a gripping tale of political intrigue and cold-blooded murder in ancient Japan. When the exiled Prince Okisada, the most illustrious prisoner of the penal colony on Sado Island, is poisoned, Akitada is called upon by t... View more info

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"Last camel Died at Noon, The"

By: "Peters, Elizabeth"

Price: $3.00

In the Sudan to search for Viscount Blacktower's son and his new bride, Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, her husband Emerson, and their son Ramses become caught in a web of treachery, and their survival depends on Amelia's solving a mystery as old as ancient Egypt and as timeless as greed and revenge. View more info

"The Dragons of Archenfield (Domesday, Bk 3)"

By: "Marston, Edward"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Fawcett,

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"The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H, Watson, M.D."

By: "Meyer, Nicholas"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, 1977

Edition: (1st edition)

"Appears unread. As new except for 3/4"" rip at the edge of the cover cut-out and faint yellowing of pages. ""1895. Menace stalks the renowned West End...London's glamorous theatre district.""" View more info