6 Books to Read for Fans of Caleb Carr’s The Alienist

02 Nov 2023

6 Books to Read for Fans of Caleb Carr’s The Alienist

Whether you’re a devoted fan of the genre or just discovering the magic of historical mysteries, these books promise to keep you on the edge of your seat. Join us in this literary journey through the minds of criminals and the brilliant investigators determined to stop them.

The Buffalo Butcher: Jack the Ripper in the Electric City

by Robert Brighton

Release Date: October 8, 2023

1901, New York. Has Jack the Ripper returned to stalk his favorite prey at the Pan-American Exposition? No one seems to care…it’ll be up to the working girls themselves to stop the carnage. Five of them will stand together to confront the killer…and to reclaim their humanity. An important new novel by acclaimed author Robert Brighton.

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Hercule Poirot’s Silent Night (The New Hercule Poirot Mystery)

by Sophie Hannah

Release Date: October 24, 2023

The world’s greatest detective, Hercule Poirot—legendary star of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile—puts his little grey cells to work solving a baffling Christmas mystery.

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Fatal by Design (Bow Street Duchess Mystery Series Book 5)

by Cara Devlin

Release Date: October 21, 2023

The Bow Street Duchess Mystery continues with Fatal by Design, the newest Audrey Sinclair and Hugh Marsden investigation. Perfect for fans of the Lady Sherlock mysteries, the Veronica Speedwell mysteries, and PBS Masterpiece’s Miss Scarlet & the Duke.

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What Wild Women Do

by Karma Brown

Release Date: October 24, 2023

An aspiring contemporary screenwriter, a 1970s socialite-turned-feminist, and the camp in the woods that ties their stories together forever, in #1 internationally bestselling author Karma Brown’s new novel about ambition, betrayal, and the wildness that exists in all of us.

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Murder by Degrees

by Ritu Mukerji

Release Date: October 17, 2023

For fans of Jacqueline Winspear and Charles Todd, Murder by Degrees is a historical mystery set in 19th-century Philadelphia, following a pioneering woman doctor as she investigates the disappearance of a young patient who is presumed dead.

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A Polluted Font (The Chronicles of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon Book 16)

by Mel Starr

Release Date: October 3, 2023

When Hugh and Kate’s new-born son is taken to the church to be baptized, they are astounded to find that the locked font is completely dry. The possibility of a leak is quickly ruled out, and just as Hugh is beginning to wonder if there may be a sinister explanation for the stolen holy water, Fr Robert is found lying motionless by the rood screen in a pool of blood…

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