The period of the United States Civil War [1861-1865] has proven to be a popular setting for fiction in recent years. This booklist highlights recent additions to the Lincoln City Libraries’ fiction collection in the particular subgenre of Civil War Mysteries, primarily focusing on books printed from 1998 or more recently, but with a few prominent older titles thrown in for good measure. All of the following titles which are hotlinked are owned by the library system, and clicking on the hotlink will take you to that title’s entry in our on-line catalog, where you can find more information about the book, including reviews and brief plot descriptions for many titles. There are many more novels set in the Civil War in our collection, including other mysteries. To see a more complete list, visit our catalog using the following subject search: United States — History — 1861-1865 (Civil War) — Fiction.
James Lee Burke
White Doves at Morning 
The Lucifer Contract 
Miriam Grace Monfredo
Owen Parry (a.k.a. Ralph Peters)
Slaves of Obsession 
presented as a book talk September 2004 rs | Updated for the web November 2005 sdc | last updated June 2016 sdc