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Crime has existed from the dawn of time and these investigations take us back to the not-so-good ol' days.

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Jim Sedgwick - 01:11pm Nov 22, 2002 PST(#119 of 125)

Joy, that's hard to say. I liked a lot of them. "Butcher's Dozen" gave me the creeps. Have you read it? I thought it was well written. I enjoyed "The Titanic Murders" & "The Hindenberg Murders" I haven't read "The Pearl Harbor Murders" yet. I'll get to it eventually:-)

Have you read Agatha Christie's historical mystery "Death Comes As The End"? It is a about a serial killer stalking a family in ancient Egypt. I really enjoyed that one.

Jim Sedgwick - 12:01pm Nov 26, 2002 PST(#120 of 125)

Joy, have you read the historical mysteries by Sam McCarver? He writes the Professor John Darnell mysteries. There is "The Case of Cabin 13" set on the Titanic. "The Case of Compartment 7" set on The Orient Express (This one features a young Agatha Christie who is among the passengers) There is "The Case of The Second Seance" & the new book is "The Case of The Ripper's Revenge" Try them, they're not bad. All are in paperback.

Joy Gold - 09:41am Nov 29, 2002 PST(#121 of 125)

Thanks, Jim, I have not read McCarver or "Butcher's Dozen". It's been awhile since I read "Death Comes As The End". I should reread it!

Jim Sedgwick - 11:33am Nov 29, 2002 PST(#122 of 125)

Yeah Joy, I love "Death Comes As The End" It's one of my favorite Christie novels. I just re-read "Evil Under The Sun" And read "Dead Man's Mirror"

Jim Sedgwick - 10:52am Dec 5, 2002 PST(#123 of 125)

Ijust stmbled upon "The investgations of Gordianus-The Finder" a series set in Acient Rome by Steven Saylor. They look intersting Joy

Joy Gold - 11:50am Jul 10, 2004 PST(#124 of 125)

Has anyone read the ancient Roman mysteries by Marilyn Todd? I think her sleuth is a woman called Claudia.

Joy Gold - 05:15pm Aug 10, 2006 PST(#125 of 125)

Anyone who enjoys mysteries set in medieval England might like author Pat McIntosh. I just finished 'The Harper's Quine' (2004), and while I figured out the ending, it was a great story with lots of historical details. He has at least one more book out

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