Books tagged: Historical Mysteries

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Ruined Abbey

By Anne Emery

 

From Arthur Ellis Award–winning author Anne Emery comes a “winning mystery [that stands] on its own. ” — Booklist

It’s 1989. The Troubles are raging in Ireland, bombs exploding in England. In this prequel to the Collins-Burke series, Father Brennan Burke is home in ... Read more

The Detective and the Spy

By Angela Misri

It’s taken years, but Portia Adams has found an outlet for her obsessive curiosity as the consulting detective of 221 Baker Street, like her grandfathers before her. Scotland Yard taps her for their trickiest crimes, she’s in her last year of law school and finally things ... Read more

The Keening

By Anne Emery

 

The murdered body of Sorcha the prophetess is discovered following a lavish banquet at the Maguire castle in 16th-century Ireland. In the present day, a dig commences on the land, and not only is a body discovered, but a sheaf of prophecies. Who killed Sorcha?

There has been ... Read more

The Loneliness of the Time Traveller

By Erika Rummel

"It is a dreadful thing to be possessed, to be invaded by a spirit woman who commands your body and soul and looks out at the world through your eyes. It happened to me. Pray it will never happen to you. "

Adele's diary tells the story of her domination by the incubus Lynne, ... Read more

Though the Heavens Fall

By Anne Emery

 

Winner of the 2019 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel

“Emery populates 1995 Belfast so conscientiously and evokes its atmosphere so faithfully …” — Kirkus Reviews

As 1995 dawns in the North of Ireland, Belfast is a city of army patrols, bombed-out buildings, and ... Read more

Traitors of Camp 133, The

By Wayne Arthurson

Captain Mueller is dead. Hanged, apparently by his own hand. But ex-police officer and war hero Sergeant August Neumann doesn't think it's quite so simple. How could it be with blackshirts, legionnaires, and communist sympathisers vying for control of the camp?

Now Sergeant ... Read more