Margaret Donsbach

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Mon., Oct. 31: Review of The Wages of Desire

Stephen Kelly's Inspector Lamb mystery series is set in Hampshire, England, during World War II. The second in the series, The Wages of Desire, appeared this summer, and will likely be of interest to readers keen on twentieth-century historical mysteries with a British wartime home front setting. Publisher's Weekly suggests…

Thursday, Oct. 6: Review of Beloved Poison

An engaging mystery set in the creepy world of a mid-nineteenth century London hospital, Beloved Poison by Elaine Thomson, just appeared this September in its first U.S. edition. For more about this novel, see the review. It's the first in a series of new reviews I'll be posting over the…

Sunday, May 29: New Listings

I'm catching up on adding new listings of historical novels published in 2016. Here's one, just added to the Burma and Ceylon section of the India and South Asia page, that's worth a look - a good reminder not to skip over some of the more obscure times and places…

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