Thrillers by Gaslight
What better setting for a murder than a nineteenth-century city shrouded in fog dimly pierced by gaslight? These historical thrillers evoke a vanished world while providing unstinting suspense and stories of shocking crimes.
|True Tales of Victiorian-Era Villainy|
All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library.
Ford, Jeffrey. The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque. 2002.
Palliser, Charles. The Unburied. 1999.
All of these titles are located in the Adult Mystery section of the Library.
Gray, John. White Stone Day. 2005.
Jennings, Maureen. Except the Dying. 1997.
O'Neill, Anthony. The Lamplighter. 2003.
Schechter, Harold. Nevermore. 1999.
Shepherd, Lynn. The Solitary House. 2012.
Silvis, Randall. On Night’s Shore. 2001.
All of these titles are located in the Adult Nonfiction section of the Library.
Kent, David. Forty Whacks: New Evidence in the Life and Legend of Lizzie Borden. 1992. (364.1523 K).
Ruddick, James. Death at the Priory: Love, Sex, and Murder in Victorian England. 2001. (364.1523 R).
Summerscale, Kate. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective.
2008. (364.1523 S).
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