New Historical Mystery Novels

11 Aug 2017

Grab your magnifying glass and start looking for clues, because there’s a host of new Mystery books for you to uncover! Those that want to search for answers and enjoy some edge-of-your-seat thrills, but want to escape the gritty realism of the modern day, can jump into these latest Historical Mystery novels. Happy Reading!

New Historical Mystery Novels

Back to Life

Lawrence J. Epstein

Release Date: August 7, 2017

The year is 1939 and the world is on the edge of war. After his wife is stabbed to death, Charlie Singer is almost destroyed by the murder of the woman he loved. He is soon helped by a young woman named Katie, who has lost the will to live. Both of them journey to Hollywood where they are confronted by a cunning killer who will stop at nothing and an organization of American Nazis with a terrifying plot against the country.

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The Paris Spy

Susan Elia MacNeal

Release Date: August 8, 2017

American-born spy and code breaker, Maggie Hope, is now working undercover for the Special Operations Executive in Paris. While walking among the enemy, Maggie longs for her home, but her mission comes first. She needs to find her half-sister, Elise, who disappeared after being saved from a concentration camp. That is, if she wants to be saved.

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A Beautiful Poison

Lydia Kang

Release Date: August 1, 2017

Throughout the mist-covered streets of New York, the deadly Spanish influenza ripples through the city. But with so many victims in her close circle, young socialite Allene questions if the flu is really responsible for the deaths. It appears that the victims have actually been poisoned and every death was accompanied by a mysterius note.

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On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service

Rhys Bowen

Release Date: August 1, 2017

When Darcy runs off on a secret assignment, Lady Georgina Rannoch is left to figure out how to travel to Italy without a maid and chaperone to help her friend Belinda, who is about to have a baby. An opportunity presents itself in a most unexpected way—her cousin the queen is in need of a spy to attend a house party in the Italian lake country. It seems Her Majesty is anxious to thwart a possible secret wedding.

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The Rookery

Emily Organ

Release Date: July 27, 2017

Scotland Yard has sent James Blakely to investigate reports of someone terrorizing the residents of St Giles Rookery. When the serial killer claims a victim outside the slums, Victorian London is sent into a panic. James and Fleet Street reporter, Penny Green must overcome their complicated relationship to uncover the truth.

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Murder on Black Swan Lane

Andrea Penrose

Release Date: June 27, 2017

When Reverend Josiah Holworthy publicly condemns the Earl of Wrexford for debauchery, he strikes back in a war of words. But when the clergyman is found slain in a church—his face burned by chemicals, his throat slashed ear to ear— Wrexford finds himself the chief suspect for his murder.

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