Tag Archives: Historical mystery

IN FARLEIGH FIELDS By Rhys Bowen

Although predictable in portions, this is an excellent historical novel set during World WarTwo 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 a … 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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DEATH COMES TO KURLAND HALL By Catherine Lloyd

This is 2nd book of this historical series that I have read. Both are excellent tales of early life in a small English village shortly after the Battle of Waterloo. Lucy Harrington has returned to Kurland St Mary’s to assist … Continue reading

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THE LAST CAMEL DIED AT NOON By Elizabeth Peters

I have read this book several times and it always a joy to spend time with Amelia Peabody and her family. This satire at its best. The British have retaken a portion of the Sudan where Emerson has wanted to … Continue reading

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A DECEPTIVE HOMECOMING By Anna loan Wilsey

A new author for me and the fourth book in the series. I had no trouble following Hattie Davish as she returns home for the funeral of her best friend’s Father. It will bring back unfavourable memories of her own … Continue reading

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HEIRS AND GRACES By Rhys Bowen

I have read all of this series and enjoyed all the books. Now I will need to wail until August 4, 2015 for the next book to read more about Georgie and friends. My book was a large print copy … Continue reading

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NAUGHTY IN NICE By Rhys Bowen

Lady Georgiana is spending the winter in Nice. All the regular characters are there to liven thing up. Queen Mary has paid her way and Georgie agrees to do favor for HRM. Her Mother meets her at casino and invites … Continue reading

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MRS JEFFRIES AND THE ONE WHO GOT AWAY By Emily Brightwell

Inspector Witherspoon is called to Highgate cemetery on a case. Once views the victim he realized why he was called. Mrs Jeffries and friends while delighted to have a murder case to solve are not sure they want to work … Continue reading

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