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Victorian Is My Passion

I love Victorian mysteries, movies, non-fiction or anything with that flavor or set in that time period. A trifle romantic, a bit goth, always prim and proper up front, but underneath...ooh, so mysterious! Here is a list of titles, some classics, but most not so well known.


Kept : a Victorian mystery by D.J. Taylor

Death at Whitechapel : a Victorian mystery by Robin Paige

Defend and betray by A Victorian Mystery Featuring Inspector Monk by Anne Perry

Mrs. Jeffries and the missing alibi by Emily Brightwell

Silent in the grave by Deanna Raybourn

The curse of the pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters

The ruby in the smoke by Philip Pullman

Death at Glamis Castle by Robin Paige

Mr. Doyle & Dr. Bell : a Victorian mystery by Howard Engel

The return of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Blood atonement by Dan Waddell

Grace Hammer : a novel of the Victorian underworld by Sara Stockbridge

The glass of time : the secret life of Miss Esperanza Gorst : narrated by herself by Michael Cox

The historian : a novel by Elizabeth Kostova

Dracula by Bram Stoker ; with an introduction and notes by Brooke Allen


The fasting girl : a true Victorian medical mystery by Michelle Stacey

The sisters of Sinai : how two lady adventurers discovered the Lost Gospels by Janet Soskice

The suspicions of Mr. Whicher : a shocking murder and theundoing of a great Victorian detective by Kate Summerscale

The Victorian underworld by Donald Thomas

Short Stories

Victorian ghost stories by eminent women writers ; edited by Richard Dalby

Victorian tales of mystery and detection : an Oxford anthology by selected and introduced by Michael Cox


Ruby in the smoke [videodisc] by a BBC and WGBH Boston co-production

Scrooge [videodisc] by Cinema Center Films

The prestige [videodisc] by Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production ; a film by Christopher Nolan

Sherlock Holmes [videodisc]: the Sign of four by GranadaTelevision Ltd

Sherlock Holmes [videodisc]: the return of Sherlock Holmes. Volume 1

The French lieutenant's woman [videodisc] by United Artists

The Mystery of Edwin Drood [videorecording] by BevanfieldFilms presents for First Standard Media PLC ; producer, Keith Hayley ; director/writer, Timothy Forder

Dracula [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents an American Zoetrope/Osiris Films production