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Author: Rod Duncan
Release Date: January 14, 2020
Finalist for the 2014 Phillip K. Dick AwardElizabeth Barnabus lives a double life - as herself and as her brother, the private detective. She is trying to solve the mystery of a disappearing aristocrat and a hoard of arcane machines. In her way stand...
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Author: Sherry Thomas | Narrator: Kate Reading
Release Date: October 15, 2019
Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is back solving new cases in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of The Hollow of Fear.As "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," Charlotte Holmes has solved murders and found missi...
Author: Bella Ellis | Narrator: Elizabeth Knowelden
Release Date: September 10, 2019
Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were detectors in this charming historical mystery...   Yorkshire, 1845. A young wife and mother has gone missing from her home, leaving be...
Author: A. M. Stuart | Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Release Date: August 06, 2019
Early twentieth-century Singapore is a place where a person can disappear, and Harriet Gordon hopes to make a new life for herself there, leaving her tragic memories behind her--but murder gets in the way.Singapore, 1910--Desperate for a fresh start,...
Author: Jennifer Ryan | Narrator: Jayne Entwistle
Release Date: June 04, 2019
From the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir comes a thrilling new WWII story about a village busybody—the mighty Mrs. Braithwaite—who resolves to find, and then rescue, her missing daughter   Mrs. Braith...
Author: Philip Kerr | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: April 09, 2019
"[Metropolis is] a perfect goodbye--and first hello--to its hero...Bernie Gunther has, at last, come home."--Washington PostNew York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first w...
Author: Lyndsay Faye | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: January 08, 2019
A gun moll with a knack for disappearing flees from Prohibition-era Harlem to Portland's Paragon Hotel.The year is 1921, and "Nobody" Alice James has just arrived in Oregon with a bullet wound, a lifetime's experience battling the New York Mafia, and...
Author: Rod Duncan | Narrator: Elizabeth Sastre
Release Date: January 08, 2019
Elizabeth Barnabus returns, to uncover the secrets and mysteries of the Gas-Lit Empire, in the startling sequel to The Queen of All Crows.As it is inked, so shall your oaths and bindings be.Tattoos are the only law on the Island of the Free, and ther...
Author: Suzanne Rindell | Narrator: Elizabeth Romanski
Release Date: July 03, 2018
Two young daredevil flyers confront ugly truths and family secrets during the U.S. internment of Japanese citizens during World War II, from the author of The Other Typist and Three-Martini Lunch.Louis Thorn and Haruto "Harry" Yamada--...
Author: Matthew Pearl | Narrator: Steve West
Release Date: May 29, 2018
Memories, fears, the fog of nightmares...Five years after a series of Dante-inspired killings stunned Boston, a politician is found in a London park with his neck crushed by an enormous stone device etched with a verse from the Divine Comedy. When ot...
Author: Philip Kerr | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: April 03, 2018
An NPR Book of the YearA Crime Reads Best Crime Book of 2018A vicious murder puts Bernie Gunther on the trail of World War 2 criminals in Greece in this riveting historical thriller in Philip Kerr's New York Times bestselling series.Munich, 1956. Ber...
Author: Ariel Lawhon | Narrator: Sian Thomas, Ariel Lawhon and Jane Collingwood
Release Date: March 27, 2018
“Compelling and utterly fascinating…drifts far into the mysterious lives of Anastasia Romanov and Anna Anderson.”—Lisa Wingate, author of Before We Were YoursIn an enthralling new feat of historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon...