We are six 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.
Tessa Arlenwrites a mysteries series set in the early 1900s featuring amateur sleuth Lady Montfort and her housekeeper, Mrs. Jackson. First book in the series Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman was nominated for an Agatha for best debut novel.
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.
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. The first in the series, Wouldn't It Be Deadly, was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel.
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.
Anna Loan-Wilsey 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 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.
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.