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John Madden Mystery Series
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Inspector John Madden of Scotland Yard is a shell-shocked veteran of World War I, a grave and good man who bears the emotional and physical scars from his...Show more Inspector John Madden of Scotland Yard is a shell-shocked veteran of World War I, a grave and good man who bears the emotional and physical scars from his harrowing war experiences. Join him as he solves mysteries with the aid of Dr. Helen Blackwell, a beautiful expert in criminal psychology. Show less
The Villa Triste
Book - 2010
Bellringer
Book - 2012
Detective Inspector Tom Tyler Mystery Series.
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Red-haired blue eyed, fair skin, Tyler is a typical Englishman who has to watch out for sun burn, but he is also responsible for keeping law and order dur...Show more Red-haired blue eyed, fair skin, Tyler is a typical Englishman who has to watch out for sun burn, but he is also responsible for keeping law and order during a time of war. Even in rural Shropshire, crime happens. Join Tom as he finds himself torn between loyalty to his neighbours and his sense of duty. Show less
Let Darkness Bury the Dead
A Murdoch Mystery
Book - 2017/11
Bernie Gunther Mystery Series.
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In the grim setting of wartime Russia, policeman Bernie Gunther struggles to solve a number of murders while also being present at the investigation of the Katyn massacres. In the grim setting of wartime Russia, policeman Bernie Gunther struggles to solve a number of murders while also being present at the investigation of the Katyn massacres. Show less
The Human Flies
Book - 2015
Maggie Hope Mystery Series.
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Meet Maggie Hope, a young American in London, who finds work as a secretary to the newly appointed Prime Minister Winston Churchill and is thrown into the world of spies, secret agents, code-breaking and betrayal. Meet Maggie Hope, a young American in London, who finds work as a secretary to the newly appointed Prime Minister Winston Churchill and is thrown into the world of spies, secret agents, code-breaking and betrayal. Show less
Superintendent Lannes Mystery Series.
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This mystery series takes Lannes through the war and up to the grisly, but inevitable purge of those found guilty of German collaboration. However, they a...Show more This mystery series takes Lannes through the war and up to the grisly, but inevitable purge of those found guilty of German collaboration. However, they are also a novels that explore the moral complexity of France’s time of trial, the horrors which afflicted France between 1940 and 1945, and the reasons why it has taken the French people so long to emerge from the shadow of war. Show less
The Information Officer
A Novel
Book - 2009
Kindred
Book - 2016
Hook Runyon Mystery Series
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Left behind in the war because of the loss of his arm in a car accident, Hook Runyon lives in a caboose, collects rare books, and drinks busthead liquor. ...Show more Left behind in the war because of the loss of his arm in a car accident, Hook Runyon lives in a caboose, collects rare books, and drinks busthead liquor. He is assigned by the US railroad to run off hobos and arrest pickpockets, but ends up investigating murders with the aid of his sidekick, Runt, the local moonshiner. Show less
Kopp Sisters Mystery Series.
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Set against the backdrop of the first World War, this mystery series is inspired by the true story of Constance Kopp, one of America's first female deputy sheriffs, and her intrepid sisters. Set against the backdrop of the first World War, this mystery series is inspired by the true story of Constance Kopp, one of America's first female deputy sheriffs, and her intrepid sisters. Show less
Silence for the Dead
Book - 2014
Inspector Rutledge Mystery Series.
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Inspector Ian Rutledge is a veteran of the First World War who has returned to the police force as a detective. He is battling with Post Traumatic Stress ...Show more Inspector Ian Rutledge is a veteran of the First World War who has returned to the police force as a detective. He is battling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and as a consequence he is haunted by the memory of a fellow soldier, Hamish, who is a constant voice in his head. Show less
Bess Crawford Mystery Series
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Independent-minded Bess Crawford, inspired by ideals of responsibility, honor, and duty from her officer father, volunteers with the nursing corps at the ...Show more Independent-minded Bess Crawford, inspired by ideals of responsibility, honor, and duty from her officer father, volunteers with the nursing corps at the outbreak of World War 1. Her interest, however, is always piqued by a mystery, leading to this character’s secondary vocation as an amateur sleuth.  Show less
Rain Falls Like Mercy
Book - 2011
Maisie Dobbs Mystery Series.
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This series features the clever and resourceful young woman Maisie Dobbs, a World War I nurse-turned-psychologist and investigator. Having apprenticed to ...Show more This series features the clever and resourceful young woman Maisie Dobbs, a World War I nurse-turned-psychologist and investigator. Having apprenticed to the renowned Maurice Blanche, a man revered for his work with Scotland Yard, Maisie sets up her own investigation business in London, and sets to work tracking down all manner of criminals. Show less
Dead Man's Land
Book - 2013
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