historical mystery

Sleuth It! Mystery Lovers Meet Up

Are you a fan of Sara Paretsky, Jeff Lindsay, Charlaine Harris or John LeCarre? Willing to share some of your favorite authors with other Mystery fans? Maybe it’s time to try a new mystery writer and you're looking for suggestions? Join us as we talk books on Saturday, July 27 from 2:00-3:00 PM in Canton Public Library’s Purple Room.

Murder Will Out: Best Crime Fiction 2010

January Magazine has announced their choices for Best Crime Fiction in 2010. It's a two part list, Crime Fiction: Part I and Crime Fiction: Part II with some familiar authors, as well as debut titles.

Murder Will Out — August 2010

These just in:

How to crash a killer bash by Penny Warner

Dream queen by Betsy Thornton

Betrayers by Bill Pronzini

Night of the living deed by E. J. Copperman

Murder in the air by Bill Crider

Fatally frosted: a donut shop mystery by Jessica Beck

Historical Romance, Mystery, and Suspense

Yours always by Gabriella Anderson

Step into darkness by Naomi Bellis

Beyond compare by Candace Camp

A woman scorned by Liz Carlyle

Captives of the night by Loretta Chase

Snobbery with violence : an Edwardian murder mystery by Marion Chesney

Sleuths Set in the Decades

Historical Mysteries — Female Detectives

Murder Will Out — June 2010

Historical mysteries have become increasingly popular in the last decade. If you are a fan of historical fiction, and historical mystery stories in particular, you've read many of the well-known authors of this sub-genre: Steven Saylor, Anne Perry, Eliot Pattison, I. J. Parker, Lindsey Davis, John Maddox Robert, Margaret Frazer, and the list goes on, but have you read the works of:

Nefertiti: the book of the dead by Nick Drake

Critique of criminal reason by Michael Gregorio

The fifth servant by Kenneth Wishnia

Thirteenth night : a medieval mystery by Alan Gordon

Murder Will Out - August 2010

Crime Through Time.  Have you tried these historical mystery series?

Thirteenth night : a medieval mystery by Alan Gordon

Cocaine blues : a Phryne Fisher mystery by Kerry Greenwood

A play of Isaac by Margaret Frazer

Sweet poison by David Roberts

Death comes as epiphany by Sharan Newman

Game of patience by Susanne Alleyn

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