In this fourth, final, and rousing installment of Nathaniel Starbuck's Civil War adventures, Nate is given command of a punishment battalion: a motley collection of cowards, thieves, deserters, and murderers. Setting off to Join General Robert E. L read more
This was the summer he discovered what he wantedat a gruesome museum of criminology far off the beaten track of more timid tourists. Visions of torture inspired his fantasies like a muse. It would prove so terribly fulfilling.
The bodies of fou read more
Spring 1366, Beverley, Englanda ghostly pale young woman claims to be the resurrected Joanna Calverley, a nun who died of a fever some months before. It would be a matter for the Church alone, were it not for the murders that seem to follow in he read more
Owen Archer, the intriguing Welsch archer-turned-sleuth, is back-in another riveting challenge to Ellis Peters!
High summer, 1365-and York is glorious with pageantry for the Feast of Corpus Christi. But wool merchant Will Crounce, who acts in "The La read more
Winifred Foley's best-selling account of a childhood in the Forest of Dean in the first half of this century. She describes how life in a small mining community was one of economic hardship, faced w read more
Skeleton Staff is set in Madeira, where wealthy Roberta Ellison and her husband had settled after Roberta had been crippled in a car accident. The attractions of the island were its beauty, its climate and read more
In a “profoundly moving, intellectually acute” novel (Philadelphia Inquirer) that is “as meticulous as Jane Austen, as deadly as Evelyn Waugh” (Los Angeles Times), Margaret Drabble conjures up a retired writer besieged by her th read more
No Pipe Dreams for Father is the second part of The Forest Trilogy, the author's reminiscences of life in the Forest of the Dean during the first half of the century which began in A Child in th read more
Throughout the 1990s, Deric Longden has shared his life with Aileen Armitage and four cats: Thermal, Tigger, Frink, and shabby old Arthur. And the cats have found that sharing a life with Aileen can be a very painful business. She hardly ever trips read more
A multi-million pound counterfeit fashion operation with money-making international connections has moved into the Scottish crime scene, and has prospered as it has spread. That is, until the arri read more
Dangerous Davies earned his nickname the same way that fat men nicknamed Tiny earn theirs. He is known as the last detective not because there are no others like him, but because he is, in nearly every instance, the last boy picked for the team. With l read more
Professor Alistair Dirke thought of himself as a reasonable man. He has had a satisfactory career, is happily married to Rose, and living in a pleasant country village not too far from the city. He is read more
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