Historical Mystery Novels

Books of suspense, mystery, and crime set during an earlier time.
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The Ghost bride begins as a historical novel but takes an unexpected turn into a fantastic ghost and murder mystery Novels, Reading, Historical Fiction, Roman, Bestselling Author, Fiction Books, Author, Fiction, Love Book
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The Ghost bride begins as a historical novel but takes an unexpected turn into a fantastic ghost and murder mystery
Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante’s Inferno. Only an elite group of America’s first Dante scholars—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and J. T. Fields—can solve the mystery. With the police baffled, more lives endangered, and Dante’s literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find the killer. Coffee, Drinking, Drinks, Coffee Bag
The Dante Club: A Novel
Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante’s Inferno. Only an elite group of America’s first Dante scholars—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and J. T. Fields—can solve the mystery. With the police baffled, more lives endangered, and Dante’s literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find the killer.
Frank Malloy is assigned to a new case—finding a missing young woman who had been responding to “lonely hearts” ads in the paper before she disappeared. Crime, Victoria, Thriller, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery Thriller, Crime Books, Crime Fiction, Mystery Series
Murder in Murray Hill (Gaslight Mysteries, book 16) by Victoria Thompson
Frank Malloy is assigned to a new case—finding a missing young woman who had been responding to “lonely hearts” ads in the paper before she disappeared.
Perry’s gripping new Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel invites us back to Victorian London, where greed and ambition never sleep, and passion sometimes runs riot. London, The Washington Times, Victorian London, Century, Thomas, Mystery Fiction, Charlotte, Government
Perry’s gripping new Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel invites us back to Victorian London, where greed and ambition never sleep, and passion sometimes runs riot.
Amelia Peabody is Elizabeth Peters' most brilliant and best-loved creation, a thoroughly Victorian feminist who takes the stuffy world of archaeology by storm with her shocking men's pants and no-nonsense attitude! Humour, England, Book Series, Crocodile, Mystery Novels
Amelia Peabody is Elizabeth Peters' most brilliant and best-loved creation, a thoroughly Victorian feminist who takes the stuffy world of archaeology by storm with her shocking men's pants and no-nonsense attitude!
The Baker Street Letters by Michael Robertson. First in a new series about two brother lawyers who lease offices on London's Baker Street--and begin receiving mail addressed to Sherlock Holmes Baker Street, Book Lovers, Michael Robertson, Book Worth Reading
The Baker Street Letters by Michael Robertson. First in a new series about two brother lawyers who lease offices on London's Baker Street--and begin receiving mail addressed to Sherlock Holmes
Dame Agatha transports us back to ancient Egypt 2000 B.C. where a priest’s daughter, investigating a suspicious death, uncovers an asp’s nest of jealousy, betrayal, and serial murder. Sherlock, Death, Agatha Christie Books, Detective Fiction, Detective Novels, Agatha Christie
Death Comes as the End by Agatha Christie
Dame Agatha transports us back to ancient Egypt 2000 B.C. where a priest’s daughter, investigating a suspicious death, uncovers an asp’s nest of jealousy, betrayal, and serial murder.
It is 1780 and a young American Physician, Dr. Thomas Silkstone, risks life and limb to explore the mysterious death of a young Earl. Literature
The Anatomist's Apprentice (Dr. Thomas Silkstone #1)
It is 1780 and a young American Physician, Dr. Thomas Silkstone, risks life and limb to explore the mysterious death of a young Earl.
From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty, Fall of Giants takes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five families—and into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same again. Films, Historical Fiction Books, Great Books, Ken Follett Books, Readers
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From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty, Fall of Giants takes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five families—and into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same again.
In the waning months of the Second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood outside London. Six decades later, beneath a house on the same land, construction workers uncover a tin box containing two skeletal hands, one male and one female. As the discovery makes national news, the friends come together once again, to recall their days in the tunnel for the detective investigating the case. Is the truth buried among these aging friends and their memories? Mystery Books, Mystery Books Worth Reading, Book Of The Month, Girl Next Door, Books To Read
NPR's Best Books of 2014 - The Girl Next Door: A Novel
In the waning months of the Second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood outside London. Six decades later, beneath a house on the same land, construction workers uncover a tin box containing two skeletal hands, one male and one female. As the discovery makes national news, the friends come together once again, to recall their days in the tunnel for the detective investigating the case. Is the truth buried among these aging friends and their memories?
The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective. Best Novels
The Name of the Rose
The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective.
In medieval Cambridge, England, Adelia, a female forensics expert, is summoned by King Henry II to investigate a series of gruesome murders that has wrongly implicated the Jewish population, yielding even more tragic results. As Adelia's investigation takes her behind the closed doors of the country's churches, the killer prepares to strike again. Art, Mistress, Favorite Authors
Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of De…
In medieval Cambridge, England, Adelia, a female forensics expert, is summoned by King Henry II to investigate a series of gruesome murders that has wrongly implicated the Jewish population, yielding even more tragic results. As Adelia's investigation takes her behind the closed doors of the country's churches, the killer prepares to strike again.
Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Dark Assassin and The Shifting Tide, and the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including The Cater Street Hangman, Calendar Square, Buckingham Palace Gardens and Long Spoon Lane. Her. Book, Perry, Worth Reading
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Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Dark Assassin and The Shifting Tide, and the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including The Cater Street Hangman, Calendar Square, Buckingham Palace Gardens and Long Spoon Lane.
A locked-room murder in first century AD Alexandria provides Marcus Didius Falco with an intriguing challenge. Rome, Books, Alexandria, First Novel, Ellis Peters, Lindsey, Book Review, Davis
A locked-room murder in first century AD Alexandria provides Marcus Didius Falco with an intriguing challenge.
In this atmospheric debut novel, the first installment of a planned series, readers are whisked to the first century A.D. to help girl detective Flavia Gemina solve a brutal crime in the Roman port city of Ostia. Young Adult Historical Fiction, Adults Books, Best Children Books, Young Adult Fiction
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In this atmospheric debut novel, the first installment of a planned series, readers are whisked to the first century A.D. to help girl detective Flavia Gemina solve a brutal crime in the Roman port city of Ostia.