The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols by Nicholas Meyer, Minotaur Books - London, 1905. Dr. John Watson is enjoying life. His second marriage is blissful, his medical practice successful. The heady days of adventure with Sherlock Homes seem behind him—or so he thinks.
Tag Archive: historical mystery
The Black Ascot, Charles Todd, William Morrow - In 1910 two attendees at the famous Black Ascot horse race, Harold and Blanche Fletcher-Munro, left early in their car which later crashed. Blanche died.
The Widows, Jess Montgomery, Minotaur Books - Every writer knows that idea that won’t leave you alone, that book that begs to be written.
A Murdered Peace, Candace Robb, Pegasus Crime - York, Winter, 1400AD. The previous year Henry Bollingbroke deposed his cousin King Richard II and became King Henry IV. England is still in turmoil following the Epiphany Uprising when Richard’s supporters failed to restore him to the throne.
The Masterpiece, Fiona Davis - Fiona Davis’ “The Masterpiece” is a light, romantic historical novel about the journey of two women, fifty years apart in age, who discover self-achievement as their lives collide when New York’s Grand Central Terminal was facing demolition.
Olivia Twist, Lorie Langdon - Lorie Langdon’s new young adult book, “Olivia Twist,” remakes Charles Dickens’ classic “Oliver Twist” and serves up a pleasurable read with countless thrills.