Historical Mystery

Stephen Spotswood’s Pentecost & Parker series will thrill fans of Rex Stout’s iconic Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin mysteries.

Stephen Spotswood’s Pentecost & Parker series will thrill fans of Rex Stout’s iconic Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin mysteries.

Miss Marple fans will be thrilled by this collection of 12 new stories written by today’s top thriller writers, all starring Agatha Christie’s iconic sleuth.

Miss Marple fans will be thrilled by this collection of 12 new stories written by today’s top thriller writers, all starring Agatha Christie’s iconic sleuth.

A 1950s PI’s girl Friday has to step into his shoes in Emily J. Edwards’ extremely entertaining mystery.

A 1950s PI’s girl Friday has to step into his shoes in Emily J. Edwards’ extremely entertaining mystery.

Mystery lovers will be thoroughly entertained by Lavender House, a thoughtful noir that examines midcentury LGBTQ+ life with a cast of dynamic characters.

Mystery lovers will be thoroughly entertained by Lavender House, a thoughtful noir that examines midcentury LGBTQ+ life with a cast of dynamic characters.

Robert J. Harris’ World War II-era Sherlock Holmes mystery will thrill fans with its perfectly arrogant sleuth and a Moriarty who could give TED Talks on villany.

Robert J. Harris’ World War II-era Sherlock Holmes mystery will thrill fans with its perfectly arrogant sleuth and a Moriarty who could give TED Talks on villany.

Secrets of the Nile has it all: a glamorous locale, plucky heroine and supporting cast worthy of a Kenneth Branagh film.

Secrets of the Nile has it all: a glamorous locale, plucky heroine and supporting cast worthy of a Kenneth Branagh film.

Along with his typically superb suspense plotting, author James R. Benn provides moving vignettes of humanity and heroism in his latest Billy Boyle novel.

Along with his typically superb suspense plotting, author James R. Benn provides moving vignettes of humanity and heroism in his latest Billy Boyle novel.

Dan Fesperman’s intense post-Cold War mystery savvily addresses both the personal and political pressures facing an East German spy.

Dan Fesperman’s intense post-Cold War mystery savvily addresses both the personal and political pressures facing an East German spy.

Allison Montclair’s 1940s-set mystery brims with Noel Coward-esque banter as it explores women as intriguing as the mystery they’re investigating.

Allison Montclair’s 1940s-set mystery brims with Noel Coward-esque banter as it explores women as intriguing as the mystery they’re investigating.

With unexpected twists, a paranoid atmosphere and a fascinating narrator, The Half Life of Valery K is a superb work of historical fiction and an excellent mystery.

With unexpected twists, a paranoid atmosphere and a fascinating narrator, The Half Life of Valery K is a superb work of historical fiction and an excellent mystery.

PI Vera Kelly is searching for her missing partner, Max, in her latest adventure, which provids a fascinating and spot-on look at the LA of the 1970s and the lifestyles of the wealthy, entitled and dysfunctional.

PI Vera Kelly is searching for her missing partner, Max, in her latest adventure, which provids a fascinating and spot-on look at the LA of the 1970s and the lifestyles of the wealthy, entitled and dysfunctional.

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