Historical Mysteries

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If you prefer your mysteries to transport you to another time and culture, here's the group for you! We're here to discuss mysteries set in any period from the dawn of civilization to the end of WWII, so feel free to post your own threads on authors, books and series that you absolutely love or just can't stand!

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TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Mysteries set in Ancient Egypt24 unread / 24varielle, November 2022
Amelia Peabody series by Elizabeth Peters12 unread / 12mnleona, October 2022
When are You 20208 unread / 8spaceofflowers, October 2020
When Are You 201911 unread / 11Unreachableshelf, March 2020
When are you 20185 unread / 5benjclark, October 2018
Anne Perry - anyone here a fan?34 unread / 34ejj1955, November 2017
Christmas list 2017?1 unread / 1benjclark, November 2017
Suggested Titles for Me to Read2 unread / 2varielle, April 2017
When Are You March 20173 unread / 3Unreachableshelf, March 2017
#amreading January 20174 unread / 4Unreachableshelf, January 2017
Mysteries Set in the 18th Century16 unread / 16PatriciaWynn, December 2016
Wutcha Readin' January 20167 unread / 7Blu_Beri, January 2016
Barbara Hambly's Benjamin January/Janvier Mysteries9 unread / 9Blu_Beri, January 2016
New Historical Mystery Authors49 unread / 49benjclark, December 2015
Traveling, via mysteries, in time: When are you now?, thread 240 unread / 40benjclark, December 2015
Lindsay Davis15 unread / 15Thrin, December 2015
Your favourite medieval mystery series?42 unread / 42jeannecarol, June 2015
Is there interest regarding books about the 10 lost tribes of Israel?3 unread / 3pinkozcat, February 2015
Brother Cadfael Mysteries - Coming in Kindle format1 unread / 1TnTexas, July 2014
Anyone going to Bouchercon in Albany, NY?2 unread / 2mysterymax, August 2013
Good news for Charles Todd fans!7 unread / 7cookieandpointer, July 2013
Group Read13 unread / 13grundlecat, July 2013
No one is posting anymore.12 unread / 12grundlecat, July 2013
Margaret Frazer8 unread / 8pmarshall, June 2013
Thomas H. Cook's Period Mysteries5 unread / 5jdgarner68, June 2013
Traveling, via mysteries, in time: When are you now?254 unread / 254richardderus, November 2012
Rec for Books Like P.B. Ryan's Guilded Age Mysteries2 unread / 2Dara_England, November 2012
Lord John Grey1 unread / 1jdgarner68, July 2012
Anybody tried C J Sansom?13 unread / 13marieke54, July 2012
Steven Saylor & Robert Harris question..7 unread / 7jdgarner68, July 2012
Pioneering Women in Detective Fiction6 unread / 6Denise701, June 2012
Historical Mysteries set in Northern European Countries?7 unread / 7Marlie5, May 2012
Reading Through Time by Chronological Theme Reads - an idea1 unread / 1Samantha_kathy, January 2012
highwayman in Bruce Alexander series?3 unread / 3Booksrme, November 2011
Mystery and Murder in Ancient Japan29 unread / 29Macbeth, July 2010
Korean Historical Mysteries5 unread / 5porlocklt, June 2010
Will Thomas, Some Danger Involved & sequels11 unread / 11y2pk, June 2010
The River God - Wilbur Smith- opinions?5 unread / 5jtaravella, May 2010
Walter Satterthwait3 unread / 3CD1am, January 2010
LT Author Chats1 unread / 1SusanneAlleyn, September 2009
"Mad Hatter's Holiday"?1 unread / 1IllyriaLady, August 2009
David Dickinson2 unread / 2prettypagan42, May 2009
Elizabeth Peters / Amelia P. Emerson mysteries15 unread / 15riani1, February 2009
Michael Cox -The Meaning of Night7 unread / 7aarti, February 2009
Regency mysteries?24 unread / 24aarti, February 2009
Happy New Year!1 unread / 1bibliotheque, December 2008
Gillian Linscott back as Caro Peacock2 unread / 2bibliotheque, November 2008
Does anyone know what happened to Ann McMillan?1 unread / 1RebeccaLynnLaw, November 2008
Has anyone ever read [Katherine Neville] The Eight?12 unread / 12elenchus, October 2008
Historical Mystery Giveaway2 unread / 2bibliotheque, August 2008
Mysteries set in WWI thru WWII era14 unread / 14CD1am, August 2008
Laurie R. King17 unread / 17averitasm, August 2008
James Jackson's new book 'Pilgrim The Greatest Crusade'1 unread / 1devenish, August 2008
Lee Jackson's Victorian Mysteries3 unread / 3bibliotheque, April 2008
Official Rules for Mediaeval Detective Fiction6 unread / 6cuffindell, March 2008
Iain Pears, An Instance Of The Fingerpost15 unread / 15lmedgerton, February 2008
Official Rules for British-set Victorian Detective Fiction?2 unread / 2aprillee, February 2008
Between the wars - USSR and Germany6 unread / 6BarbN, December 2007
Steven Saylor- Roma sub Rosa3 unread / 3Unreachableshelf, October 2007
Historical Celebrity Sleuths?14 unread / 14aprillee, October 2007
New site for historical fiction addicts1 unread / 1katryna09, May 2007
Gillian Linscott - Nell Bray Mysteries18 unread / 18bibliotheque, March 2007
Andrew Pepper-The Last Days of Newgate1 unread / 1devenish, March 2007
Boris Akunin - The Erast Fandorin Mysteries4 unread / 4quartzite, February 2007
Barbara Cleverly's mysteries set in 1920s India11 unread / 11aarti, January 2007
Kerry Greenwood's Phryne Fisher Mysteries3 unread / 3bibliotheque, October 2006
Matthew Pearl and Louis Bayard7 unread / 7bibliotheque, October 2006
[The Name of the Rose]25 unread / 25mbahawk, September 2006
The Woman In White / The Dark Clue2 unread / 2Only2rs, August 2006
Stuart Kaminsky3 unread / 3quartzite, August 2006
Lauren Belfer: City of Light5 unread / 5marcinyc, August 2006
And to start off... [[Caleb Carr]]5 unread / 5bibliotheque, August 2006
George Herman1 unread / 1Risako, August 2006
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