We are a group of authors who write historical mysteries set in England, Scotland and the United States. This website aims to connect readers with writers who love history and mystery and intrigue! We hope stop by regularly to see what’s new. Susanna Calkins writes the Lucy Campion series set in 17th century England.Masque of a Murderer was nominated for a Lefty, an Agatha and a Mary Higgins Clark Award. She also writes the Speakeasy Mysteries set in 1930s Chicago.
Jessica Ellicott writes the Beryl and Edwina Mystery series set in 1920s England. As Jessica Estevao, she writes the Change of Fortune Mystery series set in 1890s Old Orchard Beach, Maine featuring a clairaudient con artist.
Nancy Herriman writes the ‘A Mystery of Old San Francisco' series featuring a courageous nurse and a war-scarred police detective in 1860s San Francisco. She also writes the Bess Ellyott Mystery series set in Elizabethan England.
D.E. Ireland, writes the Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins Mystery series in which the celebrated professor of Wimpole Street and the former Cockney flower girl join forces to solve crime in Edwardian London. Wouldn't It Be Deadly and Get Me to the Grave on Time, were both nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel.
Clara McKenna writes the Stella and Lyndy Mystery series about a mismatched couple who mix love, murder and horseracing in Edwardian England. As Anna Loan-Wilsey, she writes the Hattie Davish Mystery series set in 1890's America featuring a traveling secretary who solves crimes in every historic town she visits,
Alyssa Maxwellwrites the bestselling The Gilded Newport Mysteries, set in Newport, RI, in the 1890s and featuring a female society reporter who is a distant cousin of the Vanderbilt family. She also writes the Lady and the Lady's Maid Mystery series. The first title in the series, A Murder Most Malicious release in December, 2015.
Victoria Thompson writes the Edgar and multiple Agatha nominated Gaslight Mystery series featuring Sarah Brandt, a midwife in turn-of-the-20th-century New York City and Frank Malloy, a NYC police detective. She also writes the new Counterfeit Lady Series.
Ashley Weaver writes the Amory Ames Mysteries set in 1930's England. The first in the series, Murder at Brightwell, was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best First Novel.