HISTORICAL MYSTERY BIBLIOGRAPHY
Compiled by Dean James
Symbols used:
"+ " means out-of-print;
"*" means not yet published in the U.S. as of 11/95
Note: this is not a comprehensive bibliography of historical mysteries, but it covers as many periods (up through World War II) as possible. Espionage novels and Sherlock Holmes pastiches (in general) are not included. Some books found in other bibliographies are just so obscure that the likelihood of finding them is low and they have not been included.

INDEX
THE ANCIENT WORLD including: Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome
THE MEDIEVAL WORLD including: China , England, France, Ireland and Italy
TUDOR/STUART ENGLAND & SCOTLAND
SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY JAPAN
COLONIAL AMERICA
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLAND, FRANCE & AMERICA
EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLAND & AMERICA; REGENCY
VICTORIAN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA
NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE
BELLE-EPOQUE FRANCE (ca. 1900)
BRITISH EMPIRE, EUROPE & AMERICA (1900-1930)
THE 1930s
WORLD WAR II ERA
SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGIES

THE ANCIENT WORLD
Ancient Egypt
Christie, Agatha Death Comes as the End
*Gill, Anton City of the Horizon City of Dreams City of the Dead
Robinson, Lynda S. Murder in the Place of Anubis Murder at the God's Gate
Ancient Greece
+ Doody, Margaret Aristotle, Detective
Ancient Rome
+ Burns, Ron Roman Nights Roman Shadows
+ Connell, Charles Meet Me at Philippi Most Delicious Poison
Davis, Lindsey Silver Pigs Shadows in Bronze Venus in Copper The Iron Hand of Mars Poseidon's Gold *Last Act in Palmyra *Time to Depart *A Dying Light In Corduba
+ Hambly, Barbara The Quirinal Hill Affair (aka Search the Seven Hills)
+ O'Hagan, Joan A Roman Death
+ Roberts, John Maddox SPQR SPQR II: The Catiline Conspiracy The Sacrilege The Temple of the Muses
Saylor, Steven Roman Blood Arms of Nemesis Catilina's Riddle A Murder on the Appian Way
The Venus Throw
*Todd, Marilyn I, Claudia
THE MEDIEVAL WORLD
China (seventh century A.D.)
Van Gulik, Robert The Chinese Nail MurdersThe Chinese Bell Murders The Chinese Gold Murders The Chinese Maze Murders Dee Goong An (aka Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee) The Emperor's Pearl
The Haunted Monastery Judge Dee at Work The Lacquer Screen The Monkey and the Tiger Murder in Canton Necklace and Calabash The Phantom of the Temple Poets and Murder (aka The Fox-Magic Murders) The Red Pavilion The Willow Pattern
England
+ Allison, E. M. A. Through the Valley of Death
*Clancy, Gertrude & Joseph Death is a Pilgrim (Chaucer)
+ Crowley, Duane Riddle Me a Murder (Chaucer as detective)
Doherty, P. C. + The Death of a King + The Fate of Princes + The Whyte Harte  + The Serpent Amongst the Lilies + *Dove Amongst the Hawks
Hugh Corbett series: + Satan in St.Mary's + The Crown in Darkness + Spy in Chancery + Angel of Death The Prince of Darkness + Murder Wears a Cowl The Assassin in the Greenwood Song of a Dark Angel  *Satan's Fire
Canterbury Tales series: An Ancient Evil *A Tapestry of Murders
Frazer, Margaret The Novice's Tale The Servant's Tale The Outlaw's Tale The Bishop's Tale The Boy's Tale
Grace, C. L. (P.C. Doherty). A Shrine of Murders The Eye of God The Merchant of Death
Harding, Paul (P.C. Doherty). The Nightingale Gallery The House of the Red Slayer (aka The Red Slayer) *Murder Most Holy *The Anger of God *By Murder's Bright Light *The House of Crows
Highsmith, Domini Keeper at the Shrine *Guardian at the Gate
*Jecks, Michael The Last Templar The Merchant's Partner
Marston, Edward The Wolves of Savernake The Ravens of Blackwater The Dragons of Archenfeld
Morson, Ian Falconer's Crusade Falconer's Judgment Falconer and the Hand of God
Peters, Ellis A Morbid Taste for Bones One Corpse Too Many Monk's Hood  St. Peter's Fair The Leper of St. Giles The Virgin in the Ice The Sanctuary Sparrow The Devil's Novice Dead Man's Ransom The Pilgrim of Hate An Excellent Mystery The Raven in the Foregate The Rose Rent The Hermit of Eyton Forest The Confession of Brother Haluin The Heretic's Apprenctice The Potter's Field
The Summer of the Danes The Holy Thief Brother Cadfael's Penance
+ Potter, Jeremy A Trail of Blood
Robb, Candace M The Apothecary Rose The Lady Chapel The Nun's Tale
Sedley, Kate Death and the Chapman The Plymouth Cloak The Weaver's Tale (aka The Hanged Man) The Holy Innocents.
France
Newman, Sharan Death Comes as Epiphany The Devil's Door
The Wandering Arm
Ireland
Tremayne, Peter Absolution by Murder *Shroud for the Archbishop
*Suffer Little Children
Italy
Eco, Umberto The Name of the Rose
Eyre, Elizabeth Death of a Duchess Curtains for the Cardinal Poison for the Prince Bravo for the Bride *Axe for an Abbot
Herman, George Comedy of Murders (Leonardo da Vinci) Carnival of Saints
+ Stevermer, C. J. The Death of a Borgia
*Thompson , David The Mirrormaker
TUDOR/STUART ENGLAND & SCOTLAND
Burgess, Anthony A Dead Man in Deptford
Carr, John Dickson The Devil in Velvet
Chisholm, P. F. (Patricia Finney) A Famine of Horses *A Season of Knives *A Surfeit of Guns
Clynes, Michael (P.C. Doherty) The White Rose Murders The Poisoned Chalice  The Grail Murders *A Brood of Vipers *The Gallows Murders
+ Cook, Judith The Slicing Edge of Death
Dukthas, Ann (P.C. Doherty). A Time for the Death of a King
Finney, Patricia The Firedrake's Eye
Garrett, George Entered from the Sun
Kellerman, Faye The Quality of Mercy
Marston, Edward The Queen's Head The Merry Devils The Trip to Jerusalem The Nine Giants The Mad Courtesan The Silent Woman The Roaring Boy
Tourney, Leonard + The Players' Boy is Dead + Low Treason + Familiar Spirits  The Bartholomew's Fair Murders Old Saxon Blood Knaves Templar Witness of Bones Frobisher's Savage
SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY JAPAN
Rowland, Laura Joh. Shinju
COLONIAL AMERICA
+ Begiebing, Robert J. The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin
Meyers, Maan The Dutchman
Rafferty, S. S. Cork of the Colonies
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLAND, FRANCE & AMERICA
Alexander, Bruce Blind Justice Murder in Grub Street
Carr, John Dickson The Demoniacs
+ De la Torre, Lillian Dr. Sam: Johnson Detector Detections of Dr. Sam Johnson  Elizabeth is Missing Heir of Douglas The Return of Dr. Sam: Johnson Detector
Doherty, P. C. + The Masked Man
Hall, Robert Lee Benjamin Franklin Takes the Case
Benjamin Franklin & A Case of Christmas Murder Murder at Drury Lane
A Case of Artful Murder Murder by the Waters
+ Heller, Keith Man's Storm Man's Illegal Life
*Lake, Deryn Death in the Dark Walk Death at the Beggar's Opera
Meyers, Maan The Knightsbridge Plot
+ O'Toole, Gerald A.J. Poor Richard's Game
*Potter, Jeremy The Mystery of the Campden Wonder
+ Stubbs, Jean The Case of Kitty Ogilvie
+ Zochert, Donald Murder in the Hellfire Club
EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLAND & AMERICA; REGENCY
Burns, Ron + The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis Enslaved
+ Clark, Gail The Baroness of Bow Street Dulcie Bligh
DuMaurier, Daphne Jamaica Inn
+ Jeffreys, J. G. (aka Ben Healey). A Conspiracy of Poisons
The Pangersbourne Murders The Village of Rogues (aka The Thief Taker)
A Wicked Way to Die The Wilful Lady Captain Bolton's Corpse Suicide Most Foul
Meyers, Maan 
Ross, Kate Cut to the Quick A Broken Vessel Whom the Gods Love

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