Darmon Mysteries

A Series by Thomas Thorpe

Message of the Pendant
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
William Darmon and wife Elizabeth were powerful figures who in 1818 set society's pace from expansive grounds known as Mayfair Hall. When a family member is murdered, a mysterious pendant is found containing a long lost request by Napoleon Bonaparte for an American mission to burn down Parliament buildings. The couple sets out on an action filled pursuit of the killer.
The Forth Conspiracy
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
William Darmon and his wife Elizabeth, owners of Mayfair Hall, fall victim to rival Forth family who introduce a bill into Parliament called the Writ of Confiscation. It will repossess the Darmon's ancestral home unless they can find their missing deed. A late family friend hid the document on a trip to Egypt decades earlier, leaving a clue to its location only visible in the night sky of 1825.
Patriote Peril
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Following the return of an empty carriage, Elizabeth Darmon begins a harrowing pursuit of her family's kidnappers. Alone, scared on the frontier of New Brunswick, she trails the kidnappers through deplorable conditions along the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City where she finds a woman posing as Elizabeth with another William.
Fair Wind to Bahia
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Shipwrecked on a Brazilian beach in the year 1834, two couples stumble onto a plantation where they find a knife in the owner's back. Harrowing encounters with Indians, escaped slaves and ruthless landlords conspiring to assassinate eight-year old future leader, Dom Pedro II, lead to a dangerous transfusion to save the cholera-stricken young prince.
Desperate Crossing
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two couples are stranded on Russia's east coast in the year of 1840, and their only option is a desperate attempt to cross the vast wilderness of Siberia to return to civilization. Survival is jeopardized by harrowing encounters with Cossacks, Manchu, escaped convicts and ultimately, Tsar Nicholas whose men pursue the castaways for murders tied to a Romanov conspiracy involving a giant ruby...
Without Redemption
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the spring of 1846, William and Elizabeth Darmon receive a mysterious letter from a soldier dying on a Punjab battlefield. Soon after, a Sikh refugee arrives at London dock pursued by a Russian agent who kills the warrior and kidnaps Elizabeth. William trails them to India and confronts the predator high on Rakaposhi Mountain.