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Murder on Wall Street (A Gaslight Mystery)

By Victoria Thompson - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Fans of Victoria Thompson’s Gaslight Mystery series will be delighted to learn that the author has brought back the charming ex-gangster Jack ...Read Review

The Girl in His Shadow

By Amelia Blake - Published 2021

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Orphaned Nora Beady grew up in the cluttered, unconventional home of London surgeon Dr. Horace Croft. Dr. Croft believes in science, not rules, ...Read Review

Dance with Death (A Barker & Llewelyn Novel 12)

By Will Thomas - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A delicious romp through Victorian London’s high society as well as its criminal underworld, this book, the thirteenth in the Barker & ...Read Review

Karolina, or the Torn Curtain (UK) / Karolina and the Torn Curtain (US)

By Maryla Szymiczkowa - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Cracow, 1895. When Mrs Zofia Turbotyska returns home from the Easter celebrations, she finds to her absolute horror that her maid, Karolina, has handed ...Read Review

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba (Cuba Saga)

By Chanel Cleeton - Published 2021

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This is a well-written historical novel with strong female characters linked by Cuba’s fight for freedom in the late 19th century. It ...Read Review

An Unexpected Peril (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery)

By Deanna Raybourn - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

I am always thrilled when I learn of a new installment in the Veronica Speedwell series—and this one was well worth the ...Read Review

Legacy of Death (A Matthew Rowsley Mystery Book 2)

By Judith Cutler - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is about 1850, and Thorncroft Estate in Shropshire, England, is suffering. They have experienced financial losses due to the former land agent, and ...Read Review

The Cape Doctor

By E. J. Levy - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Levy’s dreamlike debut fictionalizes the life of 19th-century Dr. James Miranda Barry, the Irish-born military surgeon who advocated for medical reforms, performed ...Read Review

Circus of Wonders

By Elizabeth Macneal - Published 2021

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Set in the 1860s, when the craze for circuses, and particularly “human wonders”, was booming, Macneal’s second novel explores this glamorous, tawdry ...Read Review

In the Palace of Flowers

By Victoria Princewill - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In Iran in 1895, Jamila, an Abyssinian slave of one of Shah Nasser al-Din Qajar’s numerous wives, lives in the Golestan (flowery) Palace. ...Read Review

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