Crooked Lane

A Death in Chelsea (Mayfair 100 series)

By Lynn Brittney - Published 2019Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the second in the Mayfair 100 series. (The first, Murder in Belgravia, I reviewed for HNR 86 as an online review.) July 1915: Chief ...Read Review

Murder in Belgravia

By Lynn Brittney - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery

London, May 1915. Lady Harriet Murcheson has confessed to the murder of her husband, but will only divulge the details to a married woman ...Read Review

Miss Bingley Requests

By Judy McCrosky - Published 2018

Genres:

Romance

In this introspective reimagining of Pride and Prejudice, Miss Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy’s romance is entirely unsuitable in the eyes ...Read Review

The Body in the Ballroom

By R. J. Koreto - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Philadelphia Rutledge’s coming-of-age ball at her uptown New York mansion ends in disaster when one of the most universally hated guests dies. ...Read Review

The Butterfly Conspiracy

By Vivian Conroy - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Unable to showcase her knowledge about the natural history of butterflies in Victorian England, Merula Merriweather must pretend that her uncle Rupert is ...Read Review

Searcher of the Dead

By Nancy Herriman - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1593, and since fleeing Elizabethan London after her husband’s murder, Bess Ellyott has been living in her brother’s house in ...Read Review

No Cure for the Dead

By Christine Trent - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In September 1853, Florence Nightingale has finally shaken off her mother’s demands that she make a good marriage and has left home to ...Read Review

Santa Fe Mourning

By Amanda Allen - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Santa Fe Mourning is the promising start to a new series. It is set in the 1920s when losses from the First World ...Read Review

A Hunt in Winter: A Joe Swallow Mystery

By Conor Brady - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Dublin detective Joe Swallow returns in a third volume, this time to solve a series of murderous attacks on young women, attacks that ...Read Review

Murder in Bloomsbury

By D. M. Quincy - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Based on a notorious Scottish scandal, re-set in Regency London, this mystery has Atlas Catesby, gentleman and aficionado of custom-made puzzles, investigating the ...Read Review