Historical Mystery Book Lists

The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Alienist by Caleb CarrThe Historian by Elizabeth KostovaThe Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónMistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
Best Historical Mystery
1,018 books — 2,729 voters
Legal Briefs by N.M. SilberThe King by J.R. WardRare and Precious Things by Raine MillerCaptivated by You by Sylvia DayATLAS by Isaac Hooke
2014's Most Anticipated Kindle Releases
843 books — 1,060 voters

Silent in the Grave by Deanna RaybournWhat Angels Fear by C.S. HarrisAnd Only to Deceive by Tasha AlexanderCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersThe Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry
Regency and Victorian Mysteries
227 books — 195 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingBaby by J.K. AccinniAlien Species Intervention Books 1-3 by J.K. AccinniThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisThe Savage Surrogate by Dorothy May Mercer
Best Series With At Least 7 Books
335 books — 176 voters
Read It and Weep by Jenn McKinlayHeirs and Graces by Rhys BowenCity of Darkness and Light by Rhys BowenRenatus by John A.   SaundersRenatus 2 by John A.   Saunders
New 2013-14 Mysteries to Snuggle Up With
178 books — 122 voters

Treasure Island by Robert Louis StevensonEye of the Needle by Ken FollettThe Cottoncrest Curse by Michael H. RubinThe Day of the Jackal by Frederick ForsythThe Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Best Historical Thrillers
160 books — 56 voters

A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis PetersMistress of the Art of Death by Ariana FranklinOne Corpse Too Many by Ellis PetersThe Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoMonk's Hood by Ellis Peters
Best Medieval Mystery-Thriller
78 books — 40 voters
The Woman In Black by Susan HillThe Little Stranger by Sarah WatersThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThis House is Haunted by John BoyneThe Seance by John Harwood
Historical Ghost Fiction
89 books — 33 voters

Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersThis Crumbling Pageant by Patricia BurroughsThe Talisman Ring by Georgette HeyerThe Blue Diamond by P.S. BartlettBlameless by Gail Carriger
History, Adventure, Romance
38 books — 26 voters
The Seance by John HarwoodAffinity by Sarah WatersThings Half in Shadow by Alan FinnThe House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine HoweThe Dark Between by Sonia Gensler
Victorian Spiritualism Fiction
95 books — 20 voters

Fingersmith by Sarah WatersThe Asylum by John HarwoodThe Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsDracula by Bram StokerTen Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly
Victorian Asylums
37 books — 15 voters

Waterfall by Lisa Tawn BergrenCascade by Lisa Tawn BergrenThe Queen's Daughter by Susan CoventryTorrent by Lisa Tawn BergrenBourne by Lisa Tawn Bergren
YA Historical Fiction set in Italy
80 books — 11 voters
Roma by Steven SaylorRubicon by Steven SaylorCatilina's Riddle by Steven SaylorRoman Blood by Steven SaylorArms of Nemesis by Steven Saylor
Best Steven Saylor Books
13 books — 7 voters

Shadowlands by Erin FarwellAn Unquiet Grave by P.J. ParrishA Cold Day in Paradise by Steve HamiltonSouth of Hell by P.J. ParrishHeart of Ice by P.J. Parrish
Michigan Mysteries
5 books — 3 voters

Master of Illusion by Anne Rouen
2014 Historical Romance Sequels
1 book — 2 voters

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