July 22, 2013 | madame librarian
Historical mysteries let the reader be picked up and be transported to different times and places. A good story is a painless way to get into the period, and, if it features a unsolved crime or two, give a look at history’s darker underside.
The queen's head by Edward Marston
One corpse too many by Ellis Peters
Veil of lies: a medieval noir by Jeri Westerson
Wine of violence by Priscilla Royal
Death comes as epiphany by Sharan Newman