When supermarket employee Nelson Grant is found bludgeoned to death next to a half empty crate of bananas, the case seems a complete mystery. For Nelson Grant was well liked by his colleagues, so who could possibly want him dead?
But then Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd and her team discover that the crate contained more than just bananas and the case suddenly acquires a whole new dimension.... [click here for more]
When Edgar Asheford-Browne is found dead in his palatial home, with a hole in his head and a bloody fire poker next to his body, the cause of death seems obvious. Edgar Asheford-Browne was beaten to death.
But as Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd and her team begin to unravel the case, it suddenly seems much less clear. For Helen has to deal not only with contradictory evidence, but also with... [click here for more]
When Eudora Pembroke, a self-styled witch, is found dead in her house after ingesting a poisonous plant, everybody suspects a tragic accident. After all, Eudora was elderly and might have mistaken the poisonous plant for a benign herb.
But Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is sceptical. Would a skilled herbalist like Eudora Pembroke really make such... [click here for more]
In Losing Lanterns, Zira, a roguish explorer and treasure-hunter from a medieval world, is drawn into the multiverse-spanning machinations of a charming, amoral mystic. She finds herself exploring the between-space known as Qalidar and strange echoes of her own home world. She discovers disturbing things about the forces that shaped her universe and the inhuman intelligences that are trying... [click here for more]
Jessica is having the worst Christmas ever, when her parents announce that they are getting a divorce two days before the holidays.
Stuck on her own with no home to go to, Jessica heads for the mall to buy a Christmas tree for herself. Here she meets Matt, who sells Christmas trees and is having a really awful Christmas himself.
Matt and Jessica bond over their shared pain and also manage to make... [click here for more]