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Cain His Brother
Cain His Brother
Written by Anne Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307777171
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Cain His Brother
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

"A TRIUMPH . . . A model of the richness and subtleties of relationships, characters, and story construction."
--Chicago Sun-Times
In his family life, Angus Stonefield had been gentle and loving; in business, a man of probity; and in his relationship with his twin brother, Caleb, a virtual saint. Now Angus is missing... Read more >
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Murder at the Villa Byzantine
An Antonia Darcy and Major Payne Investigation
Written by R.T. Raichev


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $25.00

When a birthday party for one of their Hampstead neighbors turns deadly, Antonia Darcy and Major Hugh Payne end up investigating the murder of one of Melisande Chevret's other guests. The aging actress becomes a natural suspect, as the victim was her love rival. But after the first murder, a second... Read more >
The Everyman Chesterton
The Everyman Chesterton
Written by G.K. Chesterton, Edited by Ian Ker, Introduction by Ian Ker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594976
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The Everyman Chesterton

Written by G.K. Chesterton
Edited by Ian Ker
Introduction by Ian Ker


Format: Hardcover, 952 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $30.00

The first one-volume reader of the best of G. K. Chesterton’s writing in the full range of genres he mastered.

Chesterton was a towering literary figure of the early twentieth century, accomplished and prolific in many literary forms. A forceful proponent of Christianity and a critic of both conservatism and liberalism, he... Read more >
Treason at Lisson Grove
Treason at Lisson Grove
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780345524416
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Treason at Lisson Grove
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Anne Perry's Dorchester Terrace.
 
The man who lies bleeding to death in a London brickyard is no ordinary drifter but a secret informant with details of an international plot against the British government. Special Branch officer Thomas Pitt, hastening to rendezvous with him, arrives... Read more >
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A Finer End
A Finer End
Written by Deborah Crombie
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ISBN: 9780307789402
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A Finer End

Written by Deborah Crombie


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $7.99

Scotland Yard Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his partner Sergeant Gemma James return in another spellbinding novel of mysteries--one contemporary, one ancient--an investigation that will challenge them personally and professionally as no case ever has. From the award-winning author of the acclaimed Kissed a Sad Goodbye...

A FINER END

When Duncan Kincaid’s cousin... Read more >
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Farriers' Lane
Farriers' Lane
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345514134
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Farriers' Lane
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.00

When the distinguished Mr. Justice Stafford dies of opium poisoning, his shocking demise resurrects one of the most sensational cases ever to inflame England: the murder five years before of Kingsley Blaine, whose body was found crucified in Farriers’ Lane. Amid the public hysteria for revenge, the police had arrested a... Read more >
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Funeral in Blue
Funeral in Blue
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345514141
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Funeral in Blue
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.00

Two beautiful women have been found strangled in the studio of a well-known London artist. To investigator William Monk and his wife, Hester, the murders are a nightmare. One of the victims is the wife of Hester’s cherished colleague, surgeon Dr. Kristian Beck, a Viennese émigré who becomes the prime suspect... Read more >
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Half Moon Street
Half Moon Street
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345523662
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Half Moon Street
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.00

For Superintendent Thomas Pitt, the sight of the dead man riding the morning tide of the Thames is unforgettable. The corpse lies in a battered punt drifting through the early mist, clad in a torn green gown and bestrewn with flowers. Pitt’s determined search for answers to the victim’s identity leads... Read more >
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The Twisted Root
The Twisted Root
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345514103
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The Twisted Root
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.00

A young bridegroom enlists private investigator William Monk to track down his fiancée, Miriam Gardiner, who disappeared suddenly from a party at a luxurious Bayswater mansion. Monk soon finds the coach in which Miriam fled and, nearby, the murdered body of the coachman, but there is no trace of the young... Read more >
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Kissed a Sad Goodbye
Kissed a Sad Goodbye
Written by Deborah Crombie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307789396
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Kissed a Sad Goodbye

Written by Deborah Crombie


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2011
Price: $7.99

Scotland Yard's Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James face their most haunting case yet when the past devastatingly intersects with the present...

The call from Scotland Yard couldn't have come at a worse time for Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid. He has promised the weekend to Kit, the eleven-year-old son of his ex-wife. The... Read more >
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Death in a Scarlet Coat
A Lord Francis Powerscourt Investigation
Written by David Dickinson


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $25.00

Instead of leading his riders to the hunt, the fifteenth Earl of Candlesby is found dead, his body wrapped in blankets atop his horse, a corner of his scarlet coat visible in the morning mist. Three people see the body. One dies. Another vanishes. Now only one man knows how he... Read more >
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
Written by Alan Bradley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385343459
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The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
A Flavia de Luce Novel
Written by Alan Bradley


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

Flavia de Luce, a dangerously smart eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders, thinks that her days of crime-solving in the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey are over—until beloved puppeteer Rupert Porson has his own strings sizzled in an unfortunate rendezvous with electricity. But who’d... Read more >
Daughters of Cain
Daughters of Cain
Written by Colin Dexter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778970
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Daughters of Cain

Written by Colin Dexter


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $7.99

"AUDACIOUS AND AMUSING. . . MAY BE THE BEST BOOK YET IN THIS DESERVEDLY CELEBRATED SERIES."
--The Wall Street Journal
It was only the second time Inspector Morse had ever taken over a murder enquiry after the preliminary--invariably dramatic--discovery and sweep of the crime scene. Secretly pleased to have missed the blood and... Read more >
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The Sheen on the Silk
The Sheen on the Silk
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780345500663
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The Sheen on the Silk
A Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $16.00

Arriving in Constantinople in 1273, Anna Zarides vows to prove the innocence of her twin brother, Justinian, who has been exiled to the desert for conspiring to kill a nobleman. Disguising herself as a eunuch named Anastasius, Anna moves freely about in society, maneuvering close to the key players involved in... Read more >
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A Taste for Death
A Taste for Death
Written by P. D. James
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ISBN: 9780307758989
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A Taste for Death

Written by P. D. James


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next to a neighborhood derelict of the lowest order? Challenged with the... Read more >
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How to Write a Mystery
How to Write a Mystery
Written by Larry Beinhart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307776051
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How to Write a Mystery

Written by Larry Beinhart


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

WHODUNIT? YOUDUNIT!
So you want to write a mystery. There's more to it than just a detective, a dead body, and Colonel Mustard in the drawing room with the candlestick. Fortunately, Larry Beinhart--Edgar Award-winning author of You Get What You Pay For, Foreign Exchange, and American Hero--has taken a break from writing... Read more >
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A Christmas Odyssey
A Christmas Odyssey
Written by Anne Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345523174
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A Christmas Odyssey
A Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $9.99

In her beloved Christmas novels, Anne Perry brings readers both the authentic Victorian charm and the nail-biting suspense that have made her Thomas Pitt and William Monk tales bestsellers for a generation. Though rife with intrigue, these special seasonal stories beam with the blessed light of the holiday.

Ten days... Read more >
Ashworth Hall
Ashworth Hall
Written by Anne Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307767677
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Ashworth Hall
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

When a group of powerful Irish Protestants and Catholics gather at a country house to discuss Irish home rule, contention is to be expected. But when the meeting’s moderator, government bigwig Ainsley Greville, is found murdered in his bath, negotiations seem doomed. Unless Superintendent Thomas Pitt and his wife, Charlotte, can... Read more >
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Brunswick Gardens
Brunswick Gardens
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780307767684
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Brunswick Gardens
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

In London’s affluent Brunswick Gardens, the battle over Charles Darwin’s revolutionary theory of evolution intensifies as the respected Reverend Parmenter is boldly challenged by his beautiful assistant, Unity Bellwood—a “new woman” whose feminism and aggressive Darwinism he finds appalling. When Unity, three months pregnant, tumbles down the staircase to her death...

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Farriers' Lane
Farriers' Lane
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780307767721
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Farriers' Lane
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Anne Perry's Treason at Lisson Grove and Execution Dock.

When the distinguished Mr. Justice Stafford dies of opium poisoning, his shocking demise resurrects one of the most sensational cases ever to inflame England: the murder five years before of Kingsley Blaine, whose body was found crucified... Read more >
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Highgate Rise
Highgate Rise
Written by Anne Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307767714
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Highgate Rise
A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

Clemency Shaw, the wife of a prominent doctor, has died in a tragic fire in the peaceful suburb of Highgate. But the blaze was set by an arsonist, and it is unclear whether she or Dr. Shaw was the intended victim—or did the doctor himself set the blaze in order to... Read more >
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The Sins of the Wolf
The Sins of the Wolf
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780307767790
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The Sins of the Wolf
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

Nurse Hester Latterly finds herself well suited for the task: accompany Mrs. Mary Farraline, an elderly Scottish lady in delicate health, on a short train trip to London. Yet Hester’s simple job takes a grave turn when Mrs. Farraline dies during the night. And when a postmortem examination of the body... Read more >
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Weighed in the Balance
Weighed in the Balance
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780307767806
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Weighed in the Balance
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

When Countess Zorah Rostova asks London barrister Sir Oliver Rathbone to defend her against a charge of slander, he is astonished to find himself accepting. For without a shred of evidence, the countess has publicly insisted that the onetime ruler of her small German principality was murdered by his wife, the... Read more >
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The William Monk Mysteries
The William Monk Mysteries
Written by Anne Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307767660
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The William Monk Mysteries
The First Three Novels
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 1152 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

Anne Perry’s acclaimed William Monk novels have captivated readers with their rich texture and masterly suspense, leading The New York Times Book Review to exclaim, “Give her a good murder and a shameful social evil, and Anne Perry can write a Victorian mystery that would make Dickens’s eyes pop.” Now, the... Read more >
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Death of a Stranger
Death of a Stranger
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780345514165
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Death of a Stranger
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $15.00

The tragic death of a railway magnate in a sleazy brothel has shocked high society. Meanwhile, private investigator William Monk acquires a mysterious new client who asks him to ascertain beyond the shadow of a doubt whether or not her fiancé, a railway-firm executive, has become enmeshed in fraudulent practices. And...

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