Books by Cordelia Frances Biddle

DECEPTION’S DAUGHTER by Cordelia Frances Biddle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 19, 2008

"Martha's second case develops her love life and offers more mystery than her debut, along with a wealth of period details."
A Philadelphia socialite and her hesitant suitor team up to solve a crime in the latest from Biddle (The Conjurer, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >
THE CONJURER by Cordelia Frances Biddle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2007

"Biddle's debut offers some appealing characters, but a wealth of intriguing period detail ultimately overwhelms the mystery."
As a serial killer stalks child prostitutes, a wealthy financier vanishes in 1842 Philadelphia. Read full book review >
MURDER AT SAN SIMEON by Patricia Hearst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Still, there's a certain charm in watching Patricia Hearst's demure fictional counterpart working like a beaver to get the lowdown on a crime 70 years away from her own sweet self."
Legendary Hollywood producer Thomas Ince's 1924 death aboard news magnate William Randolph Hearst's yacht Oneida has long been listed officially as accidental—a heart attack brought on by acute indigestion—but dark rumors have circulated for just as long. Read full book review >
BENEATH THE WIND by Cordelia Frances Biddle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 12, 1993

"Full sail, no breeze."
A debut by the daughter of one of Phillie's first families that tells the story of a grand circumnavigation of the globe aboard a yacht—the Alcedo—in 1903. Read full book review >