After years of committed service, Captain William "Bump" Quinn has finally taken the helm of the pirate ship Scarlet Night. But when rough waters send the Night off course, William winds up shipwrecked and alone on enemy shores — and prisoner to China's most powerful pirate queen, Jian Jun.
After years apart, old friends Lady Kate Whelan and Evan Rhys reunite at a horse race. They've been masking their feelings for each other for years, but when Evan must protect Kate from her late husband's secrets, he may not be able to resist her any longer.
When a mysterious man shows up at the countinghouse in 1746 New York with an order for a huge sum of money, the local colonial merchants can't decide if they should trust him, befriend him, arrest him or seduce him.
Alone and penniless, Mary Jekyll hunts for her father's killer, a former friend named Edward Hyde, along with help from Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson resulting in the discovery of a secret society of immoral and power-crazed scientists.
In late-19th century England, intellectually minded young widow Cora Seaborne and pious vicar William Ransome investigate rumors about a mythical sea creature that has been blamed for a death in coastal Essex.
When pregnant American student Charlie St. Clair is banished to Europe by her family to have her baby, she takes the opportunity to head for London to find her missing French cousin and teams up with Eve, a former spy from the Alice Network, to solve themystery.
A follow-up to Katherine of Aragon finds Henry VIII risking his marriage and the political strategies of Cardinal Wolsey in his obsession to marry Anne Boleyn, who does not welcome the king's advances and loathes the cardinal for breaking her betrothal to Harry Percy.