In a Dry Season

In a Dry Season, winner of the Anthony Award, is an outstanding example of mystery fiction. Peter Robinson’s Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks conjures up memories of classic...

The Kingdom by the Sea

The air raid siren that pierces the English night sky comes as no surprise to young Harry Baguely. Ever since Hitler began sending his warplanes to raid London, Harry has become...

The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral

Steeplejack Joe Clark climbed his first factory chimney when he was four years old. Steeplejacking had been in his family for five generations. Not much frightened him. Certainly...

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows is a classic of children's literature by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternately slow moving and fast paced, it focuses on four...

Cold Light

Charlie Resnick is the last person to see the attractive young woman who vanishes after a Christmas office party, but he can't even remember the color of the car in which she...

Crispin: The End of Time

Born in 14th-century England, Crispin has embarked on one adventure after another since learning that he, once known only as “Asta’s son,” has a much grander destiny than...

The Cobra King of Kathmandu

Djinn twins John and Philippa Gaunt are on the trail of another magical mystery. As they travel from New York to London to Nepal to India on a whirlwind adventure, the twins try...

Close to Home

Peter Robinson is the critically acclaimed New York Times, LA Times, and London Sunday Times best-selling author of the Inspector Alan Banks series, as well as a winner of the...

John Diamond

The adventure of 12-year-old William Jones’ lifetime begins when he hears his father’s footsteps, pacing back and forth late at night across the floor of the bedroom beneath...

The Man Who Was Thursday A Nightmare

Writing in England at the turn of the 20th century, G.K. Chesterton was dubbed the "prince of paradox" for addressing serious questions with his light, whimsical style. In this...

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