Historical Mystery / Part of a Series

Mini-review: Dark Road to Darjeeling by Deanna Raybourn

At this point in my mid-winter doldrums, it was definitely time for something fluffy.  If you like Victorian mysteries with a little bit of romance, you can’t do better than Deanna Raybourn’s Lady Julia Grey series.  Each of these books is better than the next, and it’s fluff I don’t feel too guilty about reading … Continue reading

Classic Literature / Highly Recommended / Historical Mystery

Review: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

I read The Woman in White because so many bloggers listed it among their favorites.  I’m glad I did.  The Woman in White is a Victorian mystery and a love story, and is full of drama, action, and fascinating characters. Written in 1859, the story begins with Walter Hartright, a struggling artist who obtains a … Continue reading