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Historical Mysteries set in the Roaring Twenties


Historical Mysteries Set in the Roaring Twenties
Bethany and/or Gere BooksTalks — all unknown (probably 2014/2015)
Presenter – Unknown

* – Set in the present day about a murder in the 1920s | Bold titles are part of an ongoing series | ~ – Set in the 1930s

River of Darkness
by Rennie Airth

The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree ~
by Susan Wittig Albert

Mark of the Lion
by Suzanne Arruda

Everything Under the Sky
by Matilde Asensi

Devil’s Garden
by Ace Atkins

The William Powell and Myrna Loy Murder Case
by George Baxt

Anything Goes ~
by Jill Churchill

The Winter Garden Mystery
by Carola Dunn

Frames *
by Loren Estleman

Carter Beats the Devil
by Glen David Gold

Cocaine Blues
by Kerry Greenwood

The Sleepwalkers
by Paul Grossman

Justice for None
by Gene Hackman

by Carolyn Haines

A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion
by Ron Hansen

The Jazz Bird
by Craig Holden

Straight Into Darkness
by Faye Kellerman

A Monstrous Regiment of Women
by Laurie R. King

Live by Night
by Dennis Lehane

The False Inspector Dew
by Peter Lovesey

Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for a Murder
by Catriona McPherson

Murder Me Now
by Annette Meyers

The Impersonator
by Mary Miley

The Winter Ghosts
by Kate Mosse

A Friendly Game of Murder
by J.J. Murphy

The Serpent on the Crown
by Elizabeth Peters

The Egyptologist
by Arthur Phillips

by Jonathan Rabb

A Spear of Summer Grass
by Deanna Raybourn

The Other Typist
by Suzanne Rindell

by Walter Satterthwait

The Abominable
by Dan Simmons

Murder at Wrigley Field
by Troy Soos

The Return of Captain John Emmett
by Elizabeth Speller

The Haunting of Maddy Clare
by Simone St. James

The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman

The Shadow of the Shadow
by Paco Ignacio Taibo

The Mystery of the Cape Cod Tavern ~
by Phoebe Atwood

A Test of Wills
by Charles Todd

An Expert in Murder
by Nicola Upson

The Little Stranger
by Sarah Waters

Mortal Sins
by Penelope “Penn” Williamson

Maisie Dobbs
by Jacqueline Winspear

The Maid’s Version
by Daniel Woodrell


Maisie Dobbs series handout for Just Desserts book group (through 2014)
Jade Del Cameron series handout for Just Desserts book group (also through 2014) (not completely accurate)