Historical Mysteries

If you love mysteries and or historical fiction you should definitely try Historical Mysteries. These tales of intrigue will take you from ancient Rome to medieval England to World War II and a lot of places and times in between.  Mysteries, incidentally are also one of this summer's 8 Genre Challenges in our Adult Summer Reading Program.  Read one mystery and you can enter the prize drawing for a basket of mystery books.  Read 5 different genres and you can enter our grand prize drawing which includes a Kindle Paperwhite.  For more details  call the branch.

Lindsey Davis (Marco Didius Falco mysteries of ancient Rome)
Ariana Franklin (Adelia Aguilar’s mysteries set in medieval England)
Jacqueline Winspear (Masie Dobbs post WWI English novels)
Ellis Peters (Brother Cadfael, the medieval monastic detective)
Phillip Kerr (featuring WWII era “gumshoe” Bernhard Gunther)
Anne Perry (Victorian mysteries featuring William Monk or Thomas & Charlotte Pitt)
Caleb Carr (turn of the century New York detective Laszlo Kreizler)
Sharon K Penman (twelfth century Justin de Quincy mysteries)
Fiona Buckley (Elizabethan lady in waiting/amateur sleuth Ursula Blanchard