Tag: historical mystery

Book Review: Millstone of Doubt by Erica Vetsch

Book Review: Millstone of Doubt by Erica Vetsch

Posted September 29, 2022 / 3 Comments

MILLSTONE OF DOUBT by Erica Vetsch SERIES: Thorndike and Swann Regency Mysteries #2 GENRE: Inspirational Historical/Regency Mystery/Romance PUBLISHER: Kregel RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2022 PAGES: 304 Regency London’s detective duo is back on a new case–and this one is going to be a killer Caught in the explosion of the […]


Book Review: Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Amanda Flower

Book Review: Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Amanda Flower

Posted September 24, 2022 / 9 Comments

BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH by Amanda Flower SERIES: An Emily Dickinson Mystery #1 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2022 PAGES: 334 Emily Dickinson and her housemaid, Willa Noble, realize there is nothing poetic about murder in this first book in an all-new […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Rescue

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Rescue

Posted September 20, 2022 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Kate Parker to the blog today to share a fascinating glimpse at history and how it relates to her new historical cozy mystery, Deadly Rescue! DEADLY RESCUE by Kate Parker SERIES: Deadly #9 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: JDP Press RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2022 […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder Backstage by Nupur Tustin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder Backstage by Nupur Tustin

Posted August 6, 2022 / 15 Comments

MURDER BACKSTAGE by Nupur Tustin SERIES: Joseph Haydn Mystery #4 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Foiled Plots Press RELEASE DATE: July 6, 2022 PAGES: 348 When murder propels him backstage, Haydn is forced to confront a deadly killer. . . When the Burgtheater’s impresario unexpectedly meets his maker, Joseph Haydn […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead

Posted July 13, 2022 / 6 Comments

DEATH AND THE CONJUROR by Tom Mead SERIES: Joseph Spector #1 GENRE: Historical Mystery PUBLISHER: Mysterious Press RELEASE DATE: July 12, 2022 PAGES: 254 A magician-turned-sleuth in pre-war London solves three impossible crimes In 1930s London, celebrity psychiatrist Anselm Rees is discovered dead in his locked study, and there seems […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Murder, Sweet Murder by Eleanor Kuhns

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Murder, Sweet Murder by Eleanor Kuhns

Posted May 7, 2022 / 0 Comments

MURDER, SWEET MURDER by Eleanor Kuhns SERIES: Will Rees Mysteries #11 GENRE: Historical Mystery PUBLISHER: Severn House Publishers RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2022 PAGES: 224 Will Rees accompanies his wife to Boston to help clear her estranged father’s name in this gripping mystery set in the early nineteenth century. January, […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch & The Debutante’s Code

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch & The Debutante’s Code

Posted April 12, 2022 / 14 Comments

Please join me in welcoming one of my very fave people back to the blog! The fabulous Erica Vetsch is here today to chat about the challenges involved in writing a mystery like The Debutante’s Code, the first book in her new Thorndike & Swann Regency Mysteries! THE DEBUTANTE’S CODE […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Broadcast

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Broadcast

Posted March 14, 2022 / 15 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Kate Parker to the blog today to chat about her new historical cozy mystery, Deadly Broadcast! DEADLY BROADCAST by Kate Parker SERIES: The Deadly Series #8 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: JDP Press RELEASE DATE: March 8, 2022 PAGES: 320 The phony war has dragged […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Fountains and Secrets by Lisa E. Betz

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Fountains and Secrets by Lisa E. Betz

Posted February 10, 2022 / 14 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Lisa E. Betz to the blog today to chat about the faith history in the setting of her new mystery, Fountains and Secrets! FOUNTAINS AND SECRETS by Lisa E. Betz SERIES: Livia Aemilia Mysteries GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction/Mystery PUBLISHER: Redemption Press RELEASE DATE: January 16, […]


Book Review: Jane and the Year Without a Summer by Stephanie Barron

Book Review: Jane and the Year Without a Summer by Stephanie Barron

Posted February 9, 2022 / 4 Comments

JANE AND THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER by Stephanie Barron SERIES: Being a Jane Austen Mystery #14 GENRE: Historical/Austenesque Mystery PUBLISHER: Soho Press RELEASE DATE: February 8, 2022 PAGES: 336 May 1816: Jane Austen is feeling unwell, with an uneasy stomach, constant fatigue, rashes, fevers and aches. She attributes her […]


First Line Friday (week 273): Murder Under a New Moon

First Line Friday (week 273): Murder Under a New Moon

Posted January 20, 2022 / 21 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Murder Under a New Moon by Abigail Keam! and the first line is… “I must keep […]


Book Review: Shadows of Swanford Abbey by Julie Klassen

Book Review: Shadows of Swanford Abbey by Julie Klassen

Posted January 2, 2022 / 6 Comments

SHADOWS OF SWANFORD ABBEY by Julie Klassen GENRE: Inspirational Regency Romance / Suspense PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: December 7, 2021 PAGES: 414 Agatha Christie meets Jane Austen in this atmospheric Regency tale brimming with mystery, intrigue, and romance. When Miss Rebecca Lane returns to her home village after a […]


First Line Friday (week 270): The Debutante’s Code

First Line Friday (week 270): The Debutante’s Code

Posted December 31, 2021 / 7 Comments

Happy New Year’s Eve & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of The Debutante’s Code by Erica Vetsch! and the first lines are… “If you lean […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Patricia Raybon & All That is Secret

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Patricia Raybon & All That is Secret

Posted October 14, 2021 / 28 Comments

I cannot properly express how EXCITED I am for All That is Secret by Patricia Raybon, so I’m beyond thrilled to have Patricia here on the blog today to share some things she learned about Christian fiction while writing it! ALL THAT IS SECRET SERIES: Annalee Spain Mystery #1 GENRE: […]



Book Spotlight: God Rest Ye, Royal Gentlemen by Rhys Bowen

Book Spotlight: God Rest Ye, Royal Gentlemen by Rhys Bowen

Posted October 9, 2021 / 18 Comments

GOD REST YE, ROYAL GENTLEMEN SERIES: A Royal Spyness #15 GENRE: British Historical Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: October 12, 2021 PAGES: 302 Georgie is back and hanging the stockings with care when a murder interrupts her Christmas cheer in this all-new installment in the New York Times bestselling Royal Spyness series […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Summer Nights by Vicki Delany

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Summer Nights by Vicki Delany

Posted September 2, 2021 / 8 Comments

DEADLY SUMMER NIGHTS SERIES: A Catskill Summer Resort Mystery #1 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: September 7, 2021 PAGES: 304 A summer of fun at a Catskills resort comes to an abrupt end when a guest is found murdered, in this new 1950s set mystery series. It’s […]