Murder in the Scottish Hills by Lydia Travers
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Publication Date: May 25,2023
Publisher: Bookouture
Series: The Scottish Ladies' Detective Agency #2
Format: Paperback, ebook and audio
Genre: Historical Mystery, Cosy

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When Maud McIntyre and her lady’s maid Daisy travel into the Scottish Highlands, the last thing they expect to find is a body on the train… Will these keen amateur sleuths stop a murderer in his tracks?

Edinburgh, 1911: When Maud McIntyre receives a letter from a maid called Rose, sharing her suspicions that something strange is happening in the house where she works, she and her assistant Daisy immediately travel

Muskets and Masquerades by Lindsey S. Fera
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Publication Date: 18th April 2023
Publisher: Pompkin Press
Series: Muskets Trilogy
Page Length: 500
Genre: Historical Fiction / Historical Romance

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Jack and Annalisa are married only five months when, enroute to France, a shipwreck separates them. On different shores, each believes the other dead. But when Annalisa learns Jack is alive, she returns to America and discovers much has changed. After a betrayal, she flees town as her alter ego, Benjamin Cavendish, and joins the Continental Army. Unbeknownst to Annalisa, Jack has also joined the Continentals, harboring shameful secrets from his days in mourning. Against the backdrop of war with Britain, fa├žades mount

The Scottish Ladies' Detective Agency
by Lydia Travers
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Publication Date: April 27,2023
Publisher: Bookouture
Series: The Scottish Ladies' Detective Agency #1
Format: Paperback, ebook and audio
Genre: Historical Mystery, Cosy

Synopsis

When Maud McIntyre sets up her own private detective agency, she never imagines her first case will involve murder… A mystery in the Highlands? The Scottish Ladies’ Detective Agency is on the case!

Edinburgh, 1911: When Maud McIntyre and her lady’s maid, Daisy, form a detective agency, they never dream their first case will take place at a glamorous house in the Scottish Highlands. But when the Duchess of

A Matter of Faith by Judith Arnopp
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Publication Date: March 20th, 2023
Publisher: self-published
Series: The Henrician Chronicle
Page Length: 209
Genre: Historical Fiction

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Finally free of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII, is now married to Anne Boleyn and eagerly awaiting the birth of his son. In a court still reeling from the royal divorce and growing public resentment against church reform, Henry must negotiate widespread resentment toward Anne. He places all his hopes in a son to cement his Tudor blood line, but his dreams are shattered when Anne is delivered of a daughter.

Burying his disappointment, Henry focuses on getting her with child again, but their marriage is

The Kingmaking by Helen Hollick
Special 30th Publication and 70th Birthday Celebration!

Publication Date: March 2023 (new editions, excl. US/CA)
Publisher: Taw River Press
Series: The Pendragon’s Banner Trilogy (Book #1)
Page Length: 570
Genre: Historical Fiction / Arthurian Fiction

Synopsis

The Boy Who became a Man:
Who became a King:
Who became a Legend... KING ARTHUR

There is no Merlin, no sword in the stone, and no Lancelot.
Instead, the man who became our most enduring hero.

Death on Deck by Verity Bright
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Publication Date: 13 March, 2023
Publisher: Bookouture
Series: A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #13
Format: ebook, print and audio
Genre: Historical Fiction/Cosy Mystery

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When Lady Swift embarks upon her first luxury cruise she imagines a gilded ballroom, afternoons on deck taking tea and all the delectable food she can eat. But she can’t seem to escape from murder…

Lady Eleanor Swift is all set to spend her birthday with her beau, dashing Detective Hugh Seldon, until he calls to cancel on her again at the last minute. What’s a girl to do? Pack up her staff and her faithful old bulldog, Gladstone, and head off on a cruise to New

The Burning Bride by Trish MacEnulty
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Publication Date: 21/10/22
Publisher: Prism Light Press
Page Length: 396
Series: Delafield & Malloy Investigations #2
Genre: Historical Mystery, Women’s Fiction

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A bullet barely misses Manhattan society writer Louisa Delafield, and her publisher insists she leave the city for what seems like an easy assignment in Florida until a wedding guest winds up dead with a stolen diamond in his hand.

Louisa investigates the mysterious death, but finds the answers hard to come by when a mesmerizing French man distracts her from her duties.

In New York, Louisa’s assistant, Ellen Malloy, infiltrates an anarchists’ enclave to discover who shot at Louisa and risks losing the woman of her dreams in her pursuit.

The Whispering Women by Trish MacEnulty
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Publication Date: 09/06/22
Publisher: Prism Light Press
Page Length: 387
Series: Delafield & Malloy Investigations #1
Genre: Historical Mystery, Women’s Fiction

Synopsis

Louisa Delafield and Ellen Malloy didn’t ask to be thrown together to bring the truth to light. But after Ellen witnesses the death of a fellow servant during an illegal abortion, Louisa, a society columnist, vows to help her find the truth and turn her journalistic talent to a greater purpose.

Together, these unlikely allies battle to get the truth out, and to avenge the wrongful death of a friend.

What will our heroes do when their closest allies

The Black Madonna by Stella Riley
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Publication Date: 31st May 2013
Publisher: Stella Riley
Series: Roundheads & Cavaliers (Book 1 of 4)
Page Length: 622
Audio Book Narrated By: Alex Wyndham
Genre: Historical Fiction, Historical Romance

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As England slides into Civil War, master-goldsmith and money-lender, Luciano Falcieri del Santi embarks on his own hidden agenda. A chance meeting one dark night results in an unlikely friendship with Member of Parliament, Richard Maxwell. Richard’s daughter, Kate – a spirited girl who vows to hold their home against both Cavalier and Roundhead – soon finds herself fighting an involuntary attraction to the clever, magnetic and diabolically beautiful Italian.

The Drums of War by Michael Ward
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London 1642.

The King has fled London with the drums of war ringing in his ears. Across the country, lines are being drawn and armies raised.

Influential royalist Lady Carlisle switches sides and presses spice trader Thomas Tallant and his partner Elizabeth Seymour into Parliament's service.

Soon Thomas faces double-dealing in his hunt for a lethal hoard of gunpowder hidden on the river, while Elizabeth engages in a race against time to locate a hidden sniper picking off Parliamentary officers at will in the city.

The capital also witnesses a vicious gang of

Dead Heat to Destiny by J.B. Rivard
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Publisher: Impressit Press
Publication date: February 7, 2023
Format: Ebook and paperback
Genre: Historical Fiction - Adventure, World War I

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Destined for success in the booming world of high fashion, young Adrienne Boch deflects the romantic pursuit of Will Marra, an American student in Paris. Her cousin, Gregor Steiner, completes his training as an officer in the Imperial German Navy. They, like the entire world, are unprepared when World War I begins. As the invading German army threatens Paris, Gregor advances to captain a U-boat, Will becomes a pilot in the U.S. Army, and Adrienne’s family flees an overrun Belgium. In Central America, a spy is

The Flame Tree by Siobhan Daiko
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Publication Date: January 19th, 2023
Publisher: Asolando Books
Series: The Hong Kong Collection
Page Length: 300
Genre: Asian Historical Fiction

Synopsis

In the spring of 1939, dashing young William Burton and the beautiful Constance Han set sail from London on the same ocean liner to Hong Kong.

Romance blossoms while they enjoy games of deck quoits and spend sultry tropical evenings dancing under the stars. Connie is intrigued by Will’s talent for writing poetry, and she offers to give him Cantonese lessons to help him with his new job— a