Tag: historical mystery

Murder at Farrington Hall by Ann Sutton

Murder at Farrington Hall by Ann Sutton

The Honorable Lady Dorothea Dorchester—Dodo to her friends—has a nose for crime and fashion. Unlucky in love but adept at sleuthing, she navigates the world of high society with intelligence and panache. When she and her sister, Lady Diantha, are invited to a party at Farrington Hall they eagerly accept. The weekend begins with a lot of promise until disaster strikes. A theft leads to […]

September 8, 2020 / 0 Comments
Elana Standish: A Question of Betrayal by Anne  Perry

Elana Standish: A Question of Betrayal by Anne Perry

On her first mission for MI6, the daring young photographer at the heart of this thrilling new mystery series by bestselling author Anne Perry travels to Mussolini’s Italy to rescue the lover who betrayed her. Britain’s secret intelligence service, MI6, has lost contact with its informant in northern Italy, just as important information about the future plans of Austria and Nazi Germany is coming to […]

September 8, 2020 / 0 Comments
Murder at Tregowyn Manor by G. G. Vandagriff

Murder at Tregowyn Manor by G. G. Vandagriff

Winter of 1935 finds Oxford archaeologist, Sonny Nichols, under arrest for the theft of a priceless Roman relic from a dig in Cornwall. Catherine Tregowyn and her sleuthing partners Harry and Dot go to his aid. Almost immediately an anonymous telegram threatens Catherine’s life. Dot’s cousin has involved himself in something deadly. Undeterred, they motor down to the dig in Cornwall which is on Catherine’s […]

September 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
Chasing Starlight by Teri Bailey Black

Chasing Starlight by Teri Bailey Black

1938. The Golden Age of Hollywood. Palm trees and movie stars. Film studios pumping out musicals and gangster films at a furious pace. Everyone wants to be a star—except society girl and aspiring astronomer Kate Hildebrand. She’s already famous after a childhood tragedy turned her into a newspaper headline. What she craves now is stability. But when Kate has to move to Hollywood to live […]

August 11, 2020 / 0 Comments
Home Again Blues by E.B. Wheeler

Home Again Blues by E.B. Wheeler

“What do you do with a secret that might get someone killed?” Tenny assumes it’s a joke when someone writes to her advice column on a matter of life and death. After serving as a nurse in the Great War, she doesn’t want more trouble. But when a local turns up dead on her neighbor’s southern Utah homestead, she feels responsible. The murderer is probably […]

June 30, 2020 / 0 Comments
Soli Hansen: Of Darkness and Light by Heidi Eljarbo

Soli Hansen: Of Darkness and Light by Heidi Eljarbo

Once Soli finds her courage, there’s no turning back. Her personal life is turned upside-down with danger, lies, spying, and an incredible discovery. Oslo, 1944. Soli Hansen’s passion for art history is and always has been a way of life for her. While she spends her days working in an art shop, WWII is taking its toll on everyone. Apprehensive of the consequences, Soli avoids […]

May 12, 2020 / 0 Comments
Daniel Pitt: One Fatal Flaw by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt: One Fatal Flaw by Anne Perry

Two fiery deaths have young lawyer Daniel Pitt and his scientist friend Miriam fford Croft racing to solve a forensic crisis When a desperate woman comes to Daniel Pitt seeking a lawyer for her boyfriend, Rob Adwell, Daniel is convinced of the young man’s innocence. Adwell has been accused of murder and of setting a fire to conceal the body, but Daniel is sure that […]

April 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
Murder in the Jazz Band by G.G. Vandagriff

Murder in the Jazz Band by G.G. Vandagriff

When Catherine’s brother’s girlfriend, Emily, is arrested for the murder of an Oxford jazz saxophonist, he pleads with her to help find the real culprit. Though she is a newly hired tutor at Somerville College, Catherine has some past success at unmasking criminals and allows herself to be persuaded. She starts by going “undercover” as a weekend jazz singer with the murdered man’s band. Assisted […]

February 25, 2020 / 0 Comments
An Oxford Murder by G.G. Vandagriff

An Oxford Murder by G.G. Vandagriff

After Miss Catherine Tregowyn, poet, and Dr. Harry Bascombe, her bête noire, discover a body in the Somerville College chapel, they are declared suspects in a murder inquiry. How can they prove their innocence? The pair decide they must launch their own investigation into the strangling of Oxford don, Agatha Chenowith. But working as a team will not be easy. Their relations are anything but […]

November 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
A Christmas Gathering by Anne Perry

A Christmas Gathering by Anne Perry

A cold case adds an extra chill to the holiday season as bestselling author Anne Perry whisks readers to an elegant home in the English countryside for a Christmas of secrets, soul-searching, and forgiveness. As beautiful as it may be, their friends’ country house is not where Lady Vespasia wishes to spend Christmas with her new husband, Victor Narraway. She’d have preferred a relaxing holiday […]

November 5, 2019 / 0 Comments