Extensive historical research enables these authors to transport readers to faraway worlds and times, enlightening as well as entertaining us with their stories of crime. All of these titles are located in the Adult Mystery section of the Library unless otherwise noted.
|16th through 18th Century|
|18th through 20th Century|
|Early 20th Century|
Doherty, P.C. The Assassins of Isis. 2006.
Drake, Nick. Nefertiti: The Book of the Dead. 2006.
Pastor, Ben. The Water Thief. 2007.
Roberts, John Maddox. SPQR X: A Point of Law. 2006.
Robinson, Lynda S. Slayer of Gods. 2001.
Saylor, Steven. A Gladiator Dies Only Once. 2005.
Eyre, Elizabeth. Dirge for a Doge. 1997.
Frazer, Margaret. The Traitor’s Tale. 2007.
Gordon, Alan. The Lark’s Lament. 2007.
Grace, G.L. A Feast of Poisons. 2004.
Gregory, Susanna. The Tarnished Chalice. 2006.
Gulik, Robert Hans van. The Chinese Nail Murders. 1961.
Jecks, Michael. The Malice of Unnatural Death. 2006.
Penman, Sharon Kay. Prince of Darkness. 2005.
Peters, Ellis. An Excellent Mystery. 1995.
Robb, Candace. A Spy for the Redeemer. 1999.
Roe, Caroline. An Antidote for Avarice. 1999.
Sedley, Kate. The Prodigal Son. 2006.
Tremayne, Peter. The Leper’s Bell. 2004.
Buckley, Fiona. The Siren Queen: An Ursula Blanchard mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court. 2004.
Harper, Karen. The Hooded Hawke. 2007.
Levack, Simon. The Shadow of the Lords. 2005.
Marston, Edward. The Princess of Denmark. 2006.
Alexander, Bruce. Rules of Engagement. 2005.
Douglas, Carole Nelson. Spider Dance. 2004.
Hambly, Barbara. Dead Water. 2004.
Harris, C.S. What Angels Fear. 2005.
Kilian, Michael. A Grave at Glorieta: A Harrison Raines Civil War Mystery. 2003.
Lawrence, Margaret. The Burning Bride. 1998.
Liss, David. A Spectacle of Corruption. 2004.
Medawar, Mardi Oakley. The Ft. Larned Incident. 2000.
Parry, Owen. Rebels of Babylon. 2005.
Ross, Kate. The Devil in Music. 1997.
Stevens, Rosemary. The Bloodied Cravat. 2002.
Bowen, Rhys. In Dublin’s Fair City. 2007.
Greenwood, Kerry. Death at Victoria Dock. 2006.
Lansdale, Joe R. The Bottoms. 2000.
Linscott, Gillian. Blood on the Wood. 2003.
Satterthwait, Walter. Dead Horse. 2006.
Smith, Sarah. The Knowledge of Water. 1996.
Tallis, Frank. A Death in Vienna. 2005.
Thompson, Victoria E. Murder in Chinatown. 2007.
Todd, Charles. A False Mirror. 2007.