- Murder in an Irish Bookshop
O’Connor reinforces her place as the queen of the cozy police procedural.
- The Stolen Letter: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery
At the bookshop, Mary reveals that she’s the reincarnation of Mary, Queen of Scots.
- The Royal Assassin
The Russian bodyguard of Princess Kira, a Romanov engaged to be married to a cousin of Queen Victoria, has been murdered, and the British government authorities fear that Kira will be next.
- The Misadventures of Nero Wolfe: Parodies and Pastiches Featuring the Great Detective of West 35th Street
The 18 pastiches and parodies in this superb anthology from Pachter (The Misadventures of Ellery Queen) honor Rex Stout’s iconic sedentary sleuth.
- The King's Gold
Law professor Murray continues her Red Lion series (following The Queen Jade ) with a death-defying treasure hunt that transforms her â€œsedentary, word-mad bibliophileâ€ heroine into â€œa genuine biblio-adventurer .â€ When a stranger approaches Lola Sanchez, a Long Beach, Calif
- Peach Clobbered: A Georgia B&b Mystery
This bright and breezy series launch from Gerard (the Black Cat Bookshop mysteries, as Ali Brandon) introduces Nina (pronounced Nine-ah) Fleet, a divorcée who moves from Atlanta to Cymbeline, Ga., where she impulsively buys a historic Queen Anne house.
- The Hounds of the Morrigan
``All this because a boy was about to buy a book in the second-hand bookshop, in the small grey city.''