When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg, and Cormoran Strike must look to his past to determine who is behind the horrid parcel. For fans of this book, try Glass Houses by Louise Penny, or Fallout by Sara Paretsky.
With a complex and strong-willed woman who fought to make her way in the world on her terms, McLain paints a captivating portrait of Africa in the 1920s and the life of expats making their home there. For fans of this book, try The Ashford Affair by Lauren Willig, or A Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna Raybourn.
Traveling to London in 1934 to celebrate her play's triumphant final week, popular writer Josephine Tey is caught up by the murder of a fellow train passenger, in a case that raises the suspicions of Detective Inspector Archie Penrose. For fans of this book, try Death at the Seaside by Frances Brody, or Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie.