Historical Mysteries

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  • Clynes, Michael. series set in England in time of Henry VIII)
  • Davies, Lindsey. Silver Pigs. (About a P.I. in Vespasian's Rome. Should be read in order and this is the first.)
  • Eco, Umberto. Name of the Rose. (Set in 1327 in a Benedictine monastery)
  • Hilgartner, Beth. A Murder for Her Majesty. (Elizabeth I)
  • King, Laurie R. The Beekeeper's Apprentice; Monstrous Regiment of Women. (Sherlock Holmes pastiches)
  • Newman, Sharan. Death Comes as Epiphany; The Devil's Door; The Wandering Arm; Strong as Death. (Crusades)
  • Penman, Sharon Kay. Queen's Man. (Medieval England)
  • Perry, Anne. (series of mysteries set in Victorian London.)
  • Peters, Elizabeth. Amelia Peabody series. (Victorian archaeologist)
  • Peters, Ellis. A Morbid Taste for Bones. (Brother Cadfael mysteries set in medieval times.)
  • Roberts, John Maddox. "SPQR" series. (Roman setting)
  • Robinson, Lynda. Lord Meren series. (King Tut's Egypt)
  • Sedley, Kate. Roger the Chapman series (1200s England)
  • Tey, Josephine. The Daughter of Time. (Richard III)
  • Tremain, Peter. Sister Fidelma series (600 A.D. Ireland)
  • And this Internet Site:
    Historical Mystery Fiction (Searchable by author or era.)