1886. Private investigator Nicholas Brisbane persuades the recently widowed Lady Julia Grey that her husband's death may not have been due to hereditary heart problems, when he produces a threatening message addressed to the late Sir Edward Grey. (from eSequels)
Captain Harry Cartwright, who finds that he can make an income for himself through "fixing things" for rich clients, runs afoul of spoiled suffragette Rose Summer during a murder investigation at Lord Hedley's manor. (from eSequels)
When Flavia stumbles over a dying stranger lying in the garden, she hears him whispers the word "Vale," and then die. Her father's peculiar behavior leads her to suspect that he might have killed the man. (from eSequels)
When you are growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully -- the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equalizer.