Tag: historical mystery

Elena Standish: A Darker Reality by Anne Perry

Elena Standish: A Darker Reality by Anne Perry

A personal trip turns perilous for Elena Standish after the murder of a British spy forces her to face dark family secrets. On her first trip to Washington, D.C., Elena Standish finally gets to visit her American mother’s wealthy parents and their magnificent home. Elena’s grandparents are marking a milestone anniversary by throwing an elaborate party with the influential friends of her grandfather, a prominent […]

September 21, 2021 / 0 Comments
She Who Rides the Storm by Caitlin Sangster

She Who Rides the Storm by Caitlin Sangster

Long ago, shapeshifting monsters ruled the Commonwealth using blasphemous magic that fed on the souls of their subjects. Now, hundreds of years later, a new tomb has been uncovered, and despite the legends that disturbing a shapeshifter’s final resting place will wake them once again, the Warlord is determined to dig it up. But it isn’t just the Warlord who means to brave the traps […]

September 21, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Merchant and the Rogue by Sarah M. Eden

The Merchant and the Rogue by Sarah M. Eden

Vera Sorokina loves reading the penny dreadfuls and immersing herself in tales of adventure, mystery, and romance. Her own days are filled with the often mundane work of running the book and print shop she owns with her father. The shop offers her freedom and an income, and while she is grateful for the stability it brings to her life, she often feels lonely. Brogan […]

August 17, 2021 / 1 Comment
Murder on the Moors by Ann Sutton

Murder on the Moors by Ann Sutton

When you just want to run away and nurse your broken heart but murder comes knocking. Lady Dorothea Dorchester, Dodo, flees to her cousins’ estate in Dartmoor in search of peace and relaxation after her devastating break-up with Charlie and the awkward attraction to Chief Inspector Blood that caused it. Horrified to learn that the arch-nemesis from her schooldays, Veronica Shufflebottom, has been invited, Dodo […]

May 14, 2021 / 1 Comment
The Secret Life of Miss Mary Bennet by Katherine Cowley

The Secret Life of Miss Mary Bennet by Katherine Cowley

Upon the death of her father, Mary Bennet’s life is thrown into turmoil. With no fortune or marriage prospects, Mary must rely on the kindness of her relatives. When a mysterious late-night visit by an unknown relative—a Lady Trafford from Castle Durrington—leads to an extended stay and the chance for an education, Mary gratefully accepts the opportunity. But even as she arrives at the castle, […]

April 22, 2021 / 0 Comments
Daniel Pitt: Death with a Double Edge by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt: Death with a Double Edge by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt’s investigation into his colleague’s murder leads him through London’s teeming underbelly to the suspicious dealings of one of England’s most influential shipbuilding magnates. When junior barrister Daniel Pitt is summoned to the scene of a murder in the London district known as Mile End, he knows only that the victim is a senior barrister from the same firm. To Daniel’s relief, it is […]

April 13, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Hollywood Murders by G.G. Vandagriff

The Hollywood Murders by G.G. Vandagriff

When Oxford academics Catherine Tregowyn and her beau, Dr. Harry Bascombe, travel “across the pond” to teach a summer course at UCLA, the last thing they expect to encounter is a murder. However, the daughter of one of their fellow passengers on the Queen Mary is arrested the day they arrive in Los Angeles. Miss Daphne Binoche, a famous actress, stands accused of murdering her […]

April 13, 2021 / 0 Comments
Soli Hansen: The Other Cipher by Heidi Eljarbo

Soli Hansen: The Other Cipher by Heidi Eljarbo

Two women—separated by more than three hundred years—are connected through their love of art. 1613. Fabiola Ruber has been wed to a man she does not know and must live in a country with a new language and different customs. The memories of a lost love in her hometown Malta haunt her, and she sets out to find an artist who can do her portrait […]

December 2, 2020 / 0 Comments
Murder at the Races by Ann Sutton

Murder at the Races by Ann Sutton

Agatha Christie meets Miss Fisher. Lady Dorothea Dorchester has a nose for fashion and crime. It is royal race day at Ascot, 1923. Lady Dorothea Dorchester, Dodo, has been invited by her childhood friend, Charlie, to an exclusive party in a private box with the added incentive of meeting the King and Queen. Charlie appears to be interested in something more than friendship when a […]

November 9, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Gentleman and the Thief by Sarah M. Eden

The Gentleman and the Thief by Sarah M. Eden

From the moment Hollis Darby meets Ana Newport, he’s smitten. Even though he’s from a wealthy, established family and she isn’t, he wishes he could have a life with her by his side. But Hollis has a secret: the deep coffers that have kept his family afloat for generations are bare, so he supports himself by writing penny dreadfuls under a pseudonym. If not for […]

November 4, 2020 / 2 Comments