Tag Archives: Historical mystery

MURDER AT OCHRE COURT by Alyssa Maxwell

THINK POSITIVE! HUGS! Emma Cross has been living in New York City covering the society pages for the Herald. She is sent back to Newport to cover the debutant’s ball for Cleo Cooper-Smith in the 6th book of The Gilded … Continue reading

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#TURING THE TIDE By Edith Maxwell

PEACE Think Positive! A good historical mystery is found in the third book of the Quaker Midwife mysteries. It is set in the Presidential election of 1888 and details are given on how the men voted. The Suffragette Association has … Continue reading

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#THE SHAKER MURDERS by Eleanor Kuhns

PEACE Think Positive! This the sixth book of this historical series and the first one I have read by this author, I will read her again. I was able to understand the story but I would have benefited by knowing … Continue reading

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THIS SIDE OF MURDER By Anna Lee Huber

Think Positive! The first book in a new historical series featuring Verity Kent. This is a new author for me and I will read her again. The characters are developed in-depth and become friends. The description of you at the … Continue reading

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THE LAST CAMEL DIED AT NOON By Elizabeth Peters

BE KIND Think Positive! I consider this author one of the best I have read most of the books several times. Also, those written under the name Barbara Micheal have a paranormal Gothic romance. I have read this book several … Continue reading

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#ROSE COTTAGE By Mary Stewart

PEACE Think Positive! I read Mary Stewart’s books years ago and would look for them as soon as they were published. A while ago the books came out in e-books and I want to read them again. I found two … Continue reading

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#DELIVERING THE TRUTH By Edith Maxwell

PEACE Think Positive! The first book in the Quaker Midwife mysteries is set in the town of Amesbury, Michigan in 1888. There is a lot of good information about the Friends aka the Quaker’s religion. Each story is complete and … Continue reading

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CHARITY’S BURDEN By Edith Maxwell

PEACE Think Positive! The never-ending debate of abortion is handled very well in the fourth volume of the Quaker Midwife mysteries. Abortion is illegal in the state of Massachusetts even talking or sharing information is a crime in1889. It looks … Continue reading

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#THUNDER ON THE RIGHT by Mary Stewart

PEACE BE KIND Think Positive! Needing a good story to read, I went to my friend Mary Stewart. The story is slow to start but picks up the pace and moves rapidly through the events Jenny Silver is bothered by … Continue reading

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#A BLUNT INSTRUMENT  by Georgette Heyer

PEACE ThinkPositive! I have read all Georgette Heyer’s Regency Romance books more than once, but this the first mystery I have read of hers. I REALLY ENJOYED THIS BOOK. The same method of writing as in the romance books. I … Continue reading

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