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These books took a little while for me to get into them - they take place in Victorian England, and sometimes the story can move a little slowly - but I love them now, you never know how the mystery will end!!

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Wonderfully intriguing double mystery.

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An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd Review and Discussion Questions

An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd Review & printable discussion questions. An enjoyable and elegant mystery reminiscent of a Sherlock Holmes story. Travel the World in Books to England during WWI with this clever mystery. 3*

The Bughouse Affair -In this first of a new series of lighthearted historical mysteries set in 1890s San Francisco, former Pinkerton operative Sabina Carpenter and her detective partner, ex-Secret Service agent John Quincannon, undertake what initially appear to be two unrelated investigations

If you like historical novels with Victorian English settings- this first in a series is great. Charles Lenox, Victorian gentleman and armchair explorer, likes nothing more than to relax in his private study with a cup of tea, a roaring fire and a good book. But when his lifelong friend Lady Jane asks for his help, Lenox cannot resist the chance to unravel a mystery.

A light hearted Victorian mystery series of 28 books, featuring Inspector Witherspoon, who is hopeless at solving crimes and his housekeeper, Mrs Jeffries, who has the ability he lacks.

Late Victorian Valentine card. "Pray do you ever mend your clothes, / Or comb your hair? well, I suppose, / You've got no time, for people say, / You're reading novels all the day."