13 Riveting Reads for Mystery Fans and History Buffs Alike

Buckle up: you’re about to take a thrilling ride into the past.

Where to Begin with Russian Mystery Author Boris Akunin

His historical mysteries bring Imperial Russia to life.

Murder Most Foul: 11 Beguiling Victorian Mysteries

Intrigue is afoot, and sinister figures lurk in the fog.

8 Anne Perry Books About Sleuths and Murders of the Past

The author's historical mysteries feature lovable sleuths and high society intrigue that'll keep you coming back for more.

Ellis Peters: Beloved Creator of “Brother Cadfael”

Edith Pargeter (a.k.a. Ellis Peters) once said, "It is probably true that I am not very good at villains. The good interest me so much more."

Nero Wolfe Takes On a Corrupt Organization and High-Profile Murder Case

In the latest Nero Wolfe mystery, the famed detective must wade through old grudges, scorned lovers, and mob bosses to solve the murder of a political reformer.

Amelia Peabody Investigates a Cursed Mummy in The Deeds of the Disturber

Is a human criminal responsible for the strange happenings at the British Museum—or is an ancient curse truly to blame?