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The Cruellest Month
By Hazel Holt
Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction
When Sheila Malory's godson finds Ms. Richmond, a librarian in Oxford’s New Bodleian library, crushed under collapsed bookshelves, Mrs. Malory probes the victim’s past in search of answers. Could Gwen, who had many enemies, have been murdered for blackmail? Holt's civilized and tantalizing mystery explores both modern Oxford and rural wartime England. Book 2 in Holt’s Mrs. Malory series.
The Shortest Journey
By Hazel Holt
Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction
Mrs. Malory returns to investigate a rich widow's disappearance after her daughter pressures her mother to sign over a large inheritance. There are many surprises as the dauntless sleuth delves beneath the peaceful surface of village life. Book 3 of Holt's Mrs. Malory mysteries.
Mrs. Malory and the Festival Murder
By Hazel Holt
Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction
Mrs. Malory visits the Taviscombe Festival, which has been appropriated by Adrian Palgrave, a writer of little renown. Palgrave, literary executor for Lawrence Meredith, a leading literary figure of the 20s and 30s, is found beaten to death, and suspects abound. Two other deaths and an attempt to destroy Meredith’s papers lead Sheila to search for long-held secrets that bred fatal consequences.
One More Unfortunate
By Kaitlin Queen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction
It's the mid-1990s and Nick Redpath has some issues to resolve. Like why he is relentlessly drawn back to a circle of old friends and enemies - and an old love - in his seaside birthplace, the Essex town of Bathside. And why he won't let himself fall in love again. But first he must prove that he didn't murder his old flame, Geraldine Wyse...
British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
A Rose Before Dying
By Amy Corwin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
In the early years of the 19th century, an elusive killer stalks the streets, warning intended victims by a gift of a simple rose. When Charles Vance's uncle is accused, he's determinded to prove him innocent and catch the killer, no matter the cost.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Case of Lady Chatterley's Voodoo Dolls
By Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a theft, and discover a conspiracy that threatens the British Empire and the person of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.
Kith and Kill
By Geraldine Evans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
#15 in Rafferty & Llewellyn procedurals The murder of the family matriarch of a family of fashion designers on her ninetieth birthday has DI Joe Rafferty wondering if one of her family had thought she had lived too long. Because rather than a 'locked room' mystery, this is a 'locked house' one, with a limited cast of suspects, all of them wealthy Sophia Egerton's ever-loving family.
Two Claresby Village Mysteries
By Daphne Coleridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
“The Coach House Mystery” and “A Curious Legacy" – two English mystery stories set in Claresby.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Free Trade Consortium.
By Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
in this 12,000 word novelette Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a gang of smugglers. They face danger and deplorable conditions in pursuit of those who flout the law and Her Majesty's Revenue Department.