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The Maharani's Pearls by Charles ToddPrequel short story
The Walnut Tree by Charles ToddRelated
A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd1
An Impartial Witness by Charles Todd2
The Girl on the Beach by Charles Todd2.5
A Bitter Truth by Charles Todd3
An Unmarked Grave by Charles Todd4
A Question of Honor by Charles Todd5
An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd6
A Pattern of Lies by Charles Todd7
The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd8

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  8. A Sunless Sea by Anne Perry (2012)
  9. An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson (2008)
  10. A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny (2011)
  11. Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal (2012)
  12. The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths (2009)
  13. The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie (2013)
  14. Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King (2012)
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Series description

Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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