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farthing

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Small Change : book 1 Eight years after they overthrew Churchill and led Britain into a separate peace with Hitler, the upper-crust …

fifth heart

The fifth heart by

In 1893 Henry James encounters Sherlock Holmes in Paris. But Holmes is reported to be dead, killed in a battle with Moriarty, …

A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

A Study in Scarlet by

Sherlock Holmes #1, available on gutenberg. In 1881, after returning from Afghanistan Doctor John Watson is in need of rest and recuperation. …

The Blue Place by Nicola Griffith

The Blue Place by

When you read that a series of books are “brilliant and heartbreaking and made of awesome sauce and everybody should read them …

child 44

Child 44 by

A Leo Demidov story. When a young boy’s body is found on the train tracks in Moscow Leo Demidov’s job is to …

Clouds of Witness by Dorothy Sayers

Clouds of witness by

After solving the mystery of Whose Body Lord Peter Wimsey holidays in the wilds of Corsica, but, tiring of the rustic and wanting a bit of luxury he heads to Paris where he gets the shocking news that his brother, the Duke of Denver, has been arrested for murder. And the victim was Denis Cathcart, his sister’s fiancée. Wimsey heads for home straight away, and together with Inspector Parker he begins to investigate what actually happened.

An Uncertain Place - Fred Vargas

An uncertain place by

Translated by Sian Reynolds. An Inspector Adamsberg novel #6 Adamsberg is in England at a European policing convention, discussing immigration and the …