Lovers of historical mystery will relish this chilling Victorian tale based on real events and cloaked in authenticity. Best of all, it casts British literature's most fascinating and controversial figure as the lead sleuth. (UK title: Oscar Wilde ...
There is considerable excitement at The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. A cobra has been found in Precious Ramotswe's office. Then a nurse from a local medical clinic reveals that faulty bloodpressure readings are being recorded there. ...
by Elizabeth Kostova
Hardcover: Jun 2005
Paperback: Oct 2006
What does the legend of Vlad the Impaler have to do with the modern world? Is it possible that the Dracula of myth truly existedand that he has lived on, century after century, pursuing his own unknowable ends? Elizabeth Kostova's debut ...
Filled with thorny characters and a Scottish atmosphere as thick as a highland mist, The Sunday Philosophy Club is irresistible, and Isabel Dalhousie is the most delightful literary sleuth since Precious Ramotswe.
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