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  • Some Danger Involvedby Will Thomas

    Touchstone 2004; US$ 14.99

    An atmospheric debut novel set on the gritty streets of Victorian London, Some Danger Involved introduces detective Cyrus Barker and his apprentice, Thomas Llewelyn, as they work to solve the gruesome murder of a young scholar. When a student bearing a striking resemblance to artists' renderings of Jesus Christ is found murdered -- by crucifixion... more...

  • The Limehouse Textby Will Thomas

    Touchstone 2006; US$ 15.99

    In The Limehouse Text, Barker and Llewelyn discover a pawn ticket among the effects of Barker's late assistant, leading them to London's Chinese district, Limehouse. There they retrieve an innocent-looking book that proves to be a rare and secret text stolen from a Nanking monastery. When they take it to Ho, Barker's favorite restaurateur, for inspection,... more...

  • The Hellfire Conspiracyby Will Thomas

    Touchstone 2007; US$ 15.99

    In the latest adventure in what is "fast becoming one of the genre's best historical-mystery series" ( Booklist ), roughhewn private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant Thomas Llewelyn must track down London's first serial killer. When Barker and Llewelyn are hired to find a girl from the upper classes who has gone missing in the East... more...

  • To Kingdom Comeby Will Thomas

    Touchstone 2010; US$ 13.99

    When a bomb destroys the recently formed Special Irish Branch of Scotland Yard, all fingers point to the increasingly brazen factions of Irish dissidents seeking liberation from English rule. Volunteering their services to the British government, Barker and Llewelyn set out to infiltrate a secret cell of the Irish Republican Brotherhood known as the... more...

  • The Black Handby Will Thomas

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 14.99

    When an Italian assassin's body is found floating in a barrel in Victorian London's East End, enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant Thomas Llewelyn are called in to investigate. Soon corpses begin to appear all over London, each accompanied by a Maf ia Black Hand note. As Barker and Llewelyn dig deeper, they become entangled in the vendettas... more...

  • Fatal Enquiryby Will Thomas

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 11.19

    Brimming with wit, atmosphere, and unforgettable characters, FATAL ENQUIRY reintroduces private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewellyn, and their unforgettable world of Victorian London. Some years ago, Cyrus Barker matched wits with Sebastian Nightwine, an aristocrat and sociopath, and in exposing his evil, sent Nightwine... more...

  • Anatomy of Evilby Will Thomas

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 11.89

    Cyrus Barker is undoubtedly England's premiere private enquiry agent. With the help of his assistant Thomas Llewelyn, he's developed an enviable reputation for discreetly solving some of the toughest, most consequential cases in recent history. But one evening in 1888, Robert Anderson, the head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department... more...

  • Managing Workload Pocketbookby Will Thomas

    Management Pocketbooks 2015; US$ 11.99

    Teaching is a challenging and rewarding profession. If there's a downside, it's the workload: not properly managed it can lead to stress and related problems. If you feel you could be using time better - working less and enjoying life more - then this book offers some useful tips, tools and strategies for work-life balancing. Sections on stress, attitudes... more...

  • Hell Bayby Will Thomas

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 11.89

    At the request of Her Majesty’s government, private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker agrees to take on his least favorite kind of assignment—he’s to provide security for a secret conference with the French government. The conference is to take place on the private estate of Lord Hargrave on a remote island off the coast of Cornwall. The goal of the conference... more...

  • Old Scoresby Will Thomas

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.19

    In 1890, the first Japanese diplomatic delegation arrives in London to open an embassy. Cyrus Barker, private enquiry agent and occasional agent for the Foreign Service Office, is enlisted to display his personal Japanese garden to the visiting dignitaries. Later that night, Ambassador Toda is shot and killed in his office and Cyrus Barker is discovered... more...