Tag: historical mystery

Review: The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey

This was another read for Read Harder 2018, which checks two boxes: it’s a mystery by a woman of color and it’s set in India.  It’s also a period mystery, which I love.  It’s set in 1921, the first in a series about Perveen Mistry, who’s a lawyer in her father’s firm and is loosely…

Review of Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry

Anne Perry is my favorite historical mystery writer, because she writes with a lot of detail, creates interesting characters, and her books raise difficult social and legal issues of their time.  On the flip side, she tends to be a bit repetitive and can be long-winded, but I’ll forgive that in a writer if the…