the grisly murder of A West Indies slave owner and the reappearance of a dangerous enemy from Sebastian St.Cyr''s past combine to put C.S.Harris''s "troubled but compelling antihero"(Booklist) to the ultimate test in this taut, thrilling Mystery. London, 1813. The vicious decapitation of Stanley Preston, a wealthy, socially ambitious plantation owner, at Bloody Bridge draws Sebastian St.Cyr, Viscount Devlin, into a macabre and increasingly perilous investigation. The discovery near the..
London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid..
Rex Fortescue, the boss of a financial empire, is sipping tea in his office, when he suffers a painful and sudden death. When the police check the victim''s pockets, they find..
''There''s a scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it''. From the moment..
Who Buries the Dead
Уильям Уилки Коллинз - известный английский писатель XIX века; драматург, автор многочисленный романов, пьес и рассказов. "Отель с привидениями" - один из самых загадочных романов..
Winter has come to Crozet, Virginia, bringing with it a fresh blanket of snow. Harry and her husband Fair are hip deep in their usual end-of-year activities: wrapping presents,..