No More Dying Then by Ruth Rendell
A five-year-old boy and a twelve-year-old girl disappear from the village of Kingsmarkham. When a child's body turns up at an abandoned country home one search turns into a murder investigation and the other turns into a race against time. Inspector Wexford series.
First Women: The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies
by Kate Andersen Brower
The murder investigation of the death of a maid in a Victorian household is handled by the young Inspector Thomas Pitt who finds no one above suspicion. He is drawn to the pretty Charlotte Ellison, when a romance between a society girl and a lowly policeman was considered impossible. First in the series.
Gyasi's book is one of enormous sweep and emotional power that traces two, 18th century, Ghana-born half-sisters, Effia and Esi's and their descendants through centuries of warfare in Ghana, the slave trade and British colonization and into America. Explore the remarkable world of Effia and Esi.