Barbara Hambly

Lady of Perdition (A Benjamin January Mystery)

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1840, Benjamin January, a freed black man, leaves the safety of his New Orleans home for the perils of the “Slaveholder’s Republic” ...Read Review

Prisoner of Midnight (A James Asher Vampire Novel)

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2019

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

At the Hotel St-Seurin in Paris, James Asher reads a letter written hurriedly by his wife. Dr. Lydia Asher reports that she sees ...Read Review

Cold Bayou (A Benjamin January Mystery)

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1830s New Orleans, Benjamin January must fight for not only his freedom, but for the freedom of his entire family in Hambly’...Read Review

Murder in July

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Barbara Hambly’s fourteenth Benjamin January mystery might be her best yet. Set in 1830s New Orleans and Paris, the story is rich ...Read Review

Drinking Gourd: A Benjamin January Historical Mystery

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Louisiana in 1839, free black man Benjamin January, who had been trained as a surgeon in France, is relegated to earning his living ...Read Review

Crimson Angel: A Benjamin January Historical Mystery

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1838 New Orleans, Benjamin January, a freed slave and Paris-trained surgeon, is having to survive as a musician. However, life takes a turn ...Read Review

Good Man Friday

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Piano-playing, crime-solving Benjamin January returns in a new installment of Barbara Hambly’s excellent mystery series. This time, instead of his usual haunt ...Read Review

The Shirt on His Back

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this newest installment in the Benjamin January mystery series, Ben sets off from New Orleans with friends Hannibal Sefton and Lieutenant Abishag ...Read Review

Homeland

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2009

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  Set during the American Civil War, Homeland is not just an epistolary novel; it’s a heartfelt conversation between two women, one ...Read Review

Patriot Hearts: A Novel of the Founding Mothers

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2007

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Patriot Hearts tells the stories of four women: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Sally Hemings, and Dolley Madison. It opens in 1814, with Dolley Madison ...Read Review