Tag Archives: Historical mystery

THIS SIDE OF MURDER By Anna Lee Huber

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 house … Continue reading

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HER MAJESTY’S FRIGHTFULLY SECRET SERVICE By Rhys Bowen

Another delightful adventure with Lady Georgiana. She received two letters two her from Queen Mary and Belinda. Queen Mary wanted to ask about her decision to forfeit the crown in order to marry Darcy. When the Queen learns Georgiana is … Continue reading

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MURDER IN DISGUISE By Mary Miley

The fourth in this historical series, set against a background of the Roaring Twenties. A new author for and one I will read again. It works all right as a stand-A-Lone as the story was completed. The backstory caught my … Continue reading

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MURDER AT CHATEAU sur MER By Alyssa Maxwell

The fifth book in the Gilded Newport Mystery series. It is set in the 19 the century. Emma Cross, cousin to the Vanderbilts and newspaper reported for the Newport Observer is covering a polo match when a woman demands to … Continue reading

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MURDER BETWEEN THE LINES By Radha Vatsal

An outstanding historical mystery set in in 1915 before the United States enter World War 1. The historical information has been researched and I learn a lot of new information about the time. Kitty Weeks aka Capability is a journalist … Continue reading

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CALLED TO JUSTICE By Edith Maxwell

The second in this historical Quaker Midwife series. It is set in a New England factory town in 1888 depicting life in the area. Historical details, the Quaker faith, and birthing details are accurate. The birthing data may bother some. … Continue reading

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IN FARLEIGH FIELDS By Rhys Bowen

Although predictable in portions, this is an excellent historical novel set during World War Two during the battle for Britain. Lord Westerham has five daughters. One daughter decided to stay in Paris because of her lover. One daughter works as … Continue reading

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THE SHATTERED TREE by Charles Todd

Rumors abound through the trenches, aid stations, and hospitals that war would soon be over after 4 long years. Bess Crawford was shot by a sniper and is sent to Paris to finish her recovery. At the aid stations had … Continue reading

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A FRONT PAGE AFFAIR By Radha Vetsal

An outstanding historical mystery by an author I hadn’t read before. Set in New York at the turn of the 21st century. Capability (Kitty) Weeks is the Society Editor assistant for the newspaper, the Sentinel. Kitty attends a high society … Continue reading

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MURDER AT THE LAST FRONTIER By Cathy Pegau

An excellent historical mystery set in Cordova, Alaska in 1919. Charlotte Brody a journalist has arrived to visit her brother, Dr Michael Brody leaving a secret behind her. A prostitute,is found beaten to death near her lodging. Unexplained phenomena occurs … Continue reading

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