Jazz Age

The Good Wife (A Henry Johnstone Mystery)

By Jane A. Adams - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

From the outset, I must admit that I haven’t read the author’s four previous installments in the Henry Johnstone series. However, ...Read Review

The Wrong Girl (Bianca Dangereuse Hollywood Mysteries)

By Donis Casey - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the first in an excellent new series by Donis Casey, author of the Alafair Tucker mysteries. In 1920, Blanche, one of Alafair’...Read Review

The Hollows: A Novel (The Kinship Series)

By Jess Montgomery - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Following up on her successful 2019 mystery, The Widows, Montgomery revisits 1920s Appalachian Ohio in The Hollows. Feisty Sheriff Lily Ross, a character based ...Read Review

A Death in Harlem

By Karla FC Holloway - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Weldon Haynie Thomas, Harlem’s first “colored” policeman, is on crowd-control duty at a 1927 literary awards banquet of Harlem’s elite. Sudden tumult ...Read Review

A Silent Stabbing (A Lady and Lady’s Maid Mystery)

By Alyssa Maxwell - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The fifth entry in the Lady and Lady’s Maid mysteries finds Phoebe Renshaw and personal maid, Eva Huntford, once again on the ...Read Review

The Good Thieves

By Katherine Rundell - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In Prohibition-era New York, Vita and her mother arrive from Liverpool only to learn that her widower grandfather, Jack, has unwittingly sold the ...Read Review

Murder in Black Tie (High Society Lady Detective)

By Sara Rosett - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this fourth in the High Society Lady Detective series, Rosett and her heroine, Olive Belgrave, have hit their stride. Olive still isn’...Read Review

The Wicked Redhead (The Wicked City series)

By Beatriz Williams - Published 2019

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The Wicked Redhead is the second book in the Wicked series (after The Wicked City), but it is not necessary to read them ...Read Review

Death in the East (Sam Wyndham)

By Abir Mukherjee - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In early 1922, Captain Wyndham of the Imperial Police is on his way to a Hindu monastery in the Assamese hills, for a last-ditch ...Read Review

Lost Autumn / The True Story of Maddie Bright

By Mary-Rose MacColl - Published 2020-03-03

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In 1920, following WWI, Edward, Prince of Wales, tours Australia. Maddie, Rupert, and Helen are part of his personal staff. Seventeen-year-old Maddie Bright is ...Read Review