EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY MYSTERIES

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AUTHOR TITLE PERIOD LOCATION
Airth, Rennie River of Darkness (1999) 1921 England
Anderson, James Affair of the Blood Stained Egg Cozy (1975) 20's England
Affair of the Mutilated Mink (1982)
Affair of the Mutilated Mink (1982) 1920's England
Affair of the Thirty-Nine Cuff Links (2003) 1920's England
Arruda, Suzanne Crocodile's Last Embrace (2010) 1921 Africa
The Leopard's Prey (2009) 1920's Africa
Serpent's Daughter (2008) 1920 Tangier
Stalking Ivory (2007) 1920 Africa
Treasure of the Golden Cheetah (2009) 1920 Africa
Asensi, Matilde Everything Under the Sky (2008) 1920's China
Ashley, Mike Mammoth Book of Roaring Twenties Whodunnits (2004) 1920's Var.
Atkins, Ace Devil's Garden (2009) 1921 San Francisco
Bayard, Pierre Who Killed Roger Ackroyd? (2000) 1920's England
Baxt, George Dorothy Parker Murder Case (1984) 1920's New York
Taking Picture Murder Case (1990) 1929 Los Angeles
Beck, K.K. Death in a Deck Chair (1984) 1927 Pacific
Murder in a Mummy Case (1985) 1928 California
Peril Under the Palms (1989) 1928 Hawaii
Revenge of Kali-Ra (1999) 20's San Francisco
Bennett, Jenn Bitter Spirits (2014) 1920's San Francisco
Bharbra, H.S. Gestures (1986) 1923-46 Venice
Blake, James C. World of Thieves (2002) 1928 New Orleans
Blum, Deborah The Poisoner's Handbook (2010) 1920's New York
Bondurant, Matt The Wettist County in the World (2008) 1928 Virginia
Bone, John Thief of Time (2007) 1920's Los Angeles
Brink, Carol Bellini Look (1976) 1929 Venice
Bradby, Tom Blood Money (2009) 1929 New York
Master of Rain (2002) 1926 Shanghai
Bradshaw, Mel Fire on the Runway (2013) 1920's Toronto
Quarrel With The Foe (2005) 1920's Toronto
Brody, Frances Dying in the Wool (2009) 1922 York
Medal for Murder (2010) 1920's England
Murder in the Afternoon (2013) 1920's York
Murder on a Summer's Day 1920's England
Woman Unknown 1920's York
Bronte, Louisa Moonlight at Greystone (1976) 1924 Connecticut
Brownstein, Barriel The Man From Beyond (2005) 1922 New York
Bryant, Will Time For Heroes (c.1987) 1920's Western US
Bugliosi, Vincent Lullaby and Good Night (c.1987) 1920's NYC
Burges, Dennis Graves Gate (2003) 1922 London
Burnett, W.R. Goodbye Chicago (c.1981) 1928 Chicago
Butler, Gwen Dread Murder (2006) 1920 London
Byrd, Max Paris Deadline (2013) 1926 Paris
Carr, John D. Deadly Hall (1971) 1927 New Orleans
Challis, Joanna Murder on the Cliffs (2009) 1920's England
Peril at Somner House (2011) 1920's England
Villa of Death (2012) 1927 England
Chattam, Maxim Cairo Diary (2007) 1928 Egypt
Chiaverini, Jennifer Quilters Homecoming (2007) 1920's USA
Churchill, Jill Anything Goes (1999) 1929 New York
In the Still of the Night (2000) 1930 New York
Cleary, Jon Faraway Drums (1982) 1920 Africa
Golden Sabre (1981) 1920 Russia
High Road To China (1977) 1920 China
Cleverly, Barbara Bee's Kiss (2005) 1926 London
Blood Royal (2011) 1926 London
Bright Hair About the Bone (2008) 1926 France
Damascened Blade (2003) 1922 Afghanistan
Darker God (2010) (Talbot) 1928 Greece
Folly Du Jour (2007) 1927 France
Last Kashmiri Rose (2001) 1922 India
Not My Blood (2012) 1933 Sussex
Ragtime in Simla (2002) 1922 India
Palace Tiger (2005) 1922 India
Strange Images of Death (2010) 1926 England
Tomb of Zeus (2007) 1928 Greece
Tug of War (2006) 1926 France
Collins, Max A. Black Hats (2007) 1920's Los Angeles
The Mummy (1999) 1290b.c./1925 Egypt
Road To Perdition (1998) 1920's Illinois
Conot, Robert Ministers of Vengeance (1965) 1920's San Francisco
Cook, Thomas Chatham School Affair (1997) 1926 Cape Cod
Cooke, St. George Treasure of Rodolfo Fierro (1990) 1920's New Mexico
Cooper, Kim The Kept Girl (2014) 1920's Los Angeles
Copper, Basil Dossier of Solar Pons (1987) 1920's England
Exploits of Solar Pons (1993) 1920's England
Further Adventures of Solar Pons (1987) 1920's England
Recollections of Solar Pons (1995) 1920's England
Culhane, Patrick Black Hats: A Novel of Wyat Earp and Al Capone (2008) 1920 New York
Curzon, Clare Color of Blood (2000) 1921 London
Dangerous Practice (2002) 1921 London
Cussler, Clive Bootlegger (2014) 1920 USA
Daeninckx, Didier Very Profitable War (1995) 1920's France
Dallas, Sandra Whiter Than Snow (2010) 1920 Colorado
Davis, Anna The Jewel Box (2009) 1927 London
Dawson, Jill Bit Player (2011) 1922 London
Fred and Edie (2001) 1922 London
Deeb, Mary Jane Murder on the Riviera (2004) 1920's Riviera
Doig, Ivan Sweet Thunder (2013) 1920 Montana
Duncan, Alice Fine Spirits (2003) 1920's California
High Sprirts (2008) 1920's Los Angeles
Hungry Spirits (2010) 1920's Los Angeles
Lost Among the Angels (2006) 1920's Los Angeles
Strong Spirits (2003) 1920's California
Dunn, Carola Anthem for Doomed Youth (2011) 1926 England
Black Ship (2008) 1925 England
Bloody Tower (2007) 1925 England
Case of the Murdered Muckraker (2002) 1923 England
Damsel in Distress (1997) 1923 England
Dead in the Water (1998) 1923 Henley
Death at Wentwater Court (1994) 1920's England
Die Laughing (2003) 1924 England
Fall of a Philanderer (2005) 1924 London
Gone West (2012) 1926 England
Gunpowder Plot (2006) 1924 England
Heirs of the Body (2013) 1920's England
Murder on the Flying Scotsman (1997) 1923 England
Mistletoe & Murder (2002) 1923 England
Mourning Wedding (2004) 1924 England
Requiem for a Mezzo (1996) 1923 England
Rattle His Bones (2000) 1923 England
Sheer Folly (2009) 1926 England
Styx and Stones (1999) 1923 England
To Davy Jones Below (2001) 1923 SS Talavera
Winter Garden Mystery (1995) 1923 England
Eastland, Sam Eye of the Red Tsar (2010) 1929 Russia
Eccles, Marjorie Dangerous Deciet (2013) 1927 England
Engel, Howard Murder in Montparnasse 1925 Paris
Estleman, Loren Alone (2011) 1920's Los Angeles
Frames (Valentino) 1920's Los Angeles
Ragtime Cowboy (2014) 1921 Hollywood
Valentine: Film Detective (2011) 1920's Los Angeles
Faye, Kim Map of Lost Memories (2012) 1925 Shanghai
Franklin, Ariana City of Shadows (2006) 1922 Berlin
Franklin, Tom Tilted World (2013) 1927 Mississippi
Fulmer, David Dying Crapshooter's Blues (2007) 1920 Atlanta
Furnival, Kate Russian Concubine (2007) 1928 China
Galloway, Steven Confabulist (2014) 1926 USA
Gangemi, Joseph Inamorata (2004) 1922 Philadelphia
Gattis, Mark Black Butterfly (2009) 1950's New York
The Devil in Amber (2006) 1920's New York
Gautreaux, Tim The Missing (2009) 1920's New Orleans
Goddard, Robert Debt of Dishonor (1991) US Title: Take No Farewell early 20th England
Take No Farewell (1991) UK Title: Debt of Dishonor 1920's England
Gold, Glen Carter Beats the Devil (2001) 1923 USA
Gores, Joe Hammett (1975) 1928 San Francisco
Spade & Archer (2009) 1921 San Francisco
Gordon-Smith, Dolores As if by Magic (2009) 1922 England
Fete Worse Than Death (2007) 1922 England
Hundred Thousand Dragons (2010) 1923 Sussex
Mad About the Boy (2008) 1923 Sussex
Off the Record (2011) 1923 Sussex
Trouble Brewing (2012) 1925 London
Greenwood, Kerry Away With the Fairies (2001) 20's Austrialia
Blood and Circuses (1994) 20's Austrialia
Castlemaine Murders (2004) 20's Melbourne
Cocaine Blues (2003) 1918 Paris
Dead Man's Chest (2010) 20's Austrialia
Death at Victoria Dock (1992) 20's Austrialia
Death Before Wicket (1999) 20's Austrialia
Death by Misadventure a/k/a Cocaine Blues (1989) 20's Austrialia
Death By Water (2008) 20's Austrialia
Flying Too High (1990) 20's Austrialia
Green Mill Murder (1993) 20's Austrialia
Murder and Mendelssohn (2014) 1928 Austrialia
Murder in the Dark (2009) 1928 Austrialia
Murder on a Midsummer Night (2009) 1929 Austrialia
Murder on the Ballart Train (1991) 20's Austrialia
Murder on Montparnasse (2004) 20's Austrialia
Raisins and Almonds (1997) 20's Austrialia
Ruddy Gore (1995) 20's Austrialia
Queen of Flowers (2004) 20's Austrialia
Question of Death (2008) 20's Austrialia
Unnatural Habits (2012) 1929 London
Urn Burial (1996) 20's Austrialia
Grossman, Paul Children of Wrath (2012) 1929 Berlin
Hackman, Gene Justice for None (2006) 1929 Illinois
Haines, Carolyn Touched (2004) 1926 Mississippi
Hall, John Death of a Collector (2008) 1920's England
Hansen, Rom A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion (2012) 1927 New York
Harman, Claire Charles Jessold, Considered A Murder (2011) 1923 England
Hearst, Patricia Murder at San Simeon (1996) 1924 California
Higgins, Jack Wrath of God (2002) 1920's Central America
Holden, Craig The Jazz Bird (2002) 1927 Cincinnati
Holm, Tom Osage Rose (2008) 1920 Oklahoma
Hoppes, Roy Our Man In Washington (2000) 1923 Washington
Ifkovic, Edward Downtown Strut (2013) 1927 New York
Irby, Lee 7,000 Clams (2005) 1920's New Jersey
The Up and Up (2006) 1920's Florida
Jamieson, Kerry Shadow on the Wing (2005) 1927 Florida
Kellerman, Faye Straight Into Darkness (2005) 1920's Munich
Kilian, Michael Uninvited Countess (2002) 1920's USA
Sinful Safari (2003) 1920's Africa
Weeping Woman 1925 USA
King, Laurie Art of Detection (2007) 1920's/today San Francisco
Bones of Paris (2013) 1929 France
Game (The) (2004) 1924 India
Garment of Shadows (2012) 1925 Morocco
God of the Hive (2010) 1920's England
Green Man (2010) 1920's England
Justice Hall (2002) 1923 England
Language of Bees (2009) 1920's England
Letter of Mary (1997) 1923
Locked Rooms (2005) 1924 San Francisco
Monstrous Regiment of Women (1995) 1920
Moor (1998) 1924
Pirate King (2011) 1920's England
Touchstone (2007) 1926 England
Krajewski, Marek End of the World in Breslau (2009) 1927 Poland
Kuhlken, Ken Biggest Liar in Los Angeles (2010) 1926 Los Angeles
Lamar, Jake Rendezvous Eighteen (2005) 1920's Paris
Lappin, Linda Signatures in Stone (2013) 1920's Italy
Lehane, Dennis Live By Night (2012) 1926 Boston
Lovesey, Peter False Inspector Dew (1982) 1921 SS Mauretania
Magan, Pierre Beyond the Grave (2003) 1920's Provence
Murdered House (1999) 1920's France
Mallow, Thomas Bandbox (2004) 1920's New York
Martin, Andrew Night Train to Jamalpur (2014) 1923 India
Mayo, Michael Jimmy the Stick (2012) 1920's USA
McCarver, Sam Case of the Uninvited Guest (2002) 1920's Paris
McDonald, Craig One True Sentence (2011) 1924 Paris
McMenamin, Michael Devalera Deception (2011) 1929 Germany
McPherson, Catriona After The Armistice Ball (2005) 1920's Scotland
Bury Her Deep (2007) 1924 Scotland
Burry Man's Day (2006) 1923 Scotland
Danny Gliver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses (2012) 1920's Scotland
Danny Gliver and an Deadly Measure of Brimstone (2013) 1929 Scotland
Danny Gliver and an Unsuitable Day For Murder (2011) a/k/a Unsuitable Day For Murder 1927 Scotland
Danny Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains a/k/a Proper Treatmenf of Bloodstains 1926 Scotland
Proper Treatment of Bloodstains (2009) a/k/a Danny Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains 1926 Scotland
Unsuitable Day For Murder (2011) 1927 Scotland
Winter Ground (2008) 1925 Scotland
Meyers, Annette Free Love (1999) 1920's New York
Murder Me Now (2001) 1920's New York
Miles, Keith Murder in Perspective (1997) 20's Phoenix
Saint's Rest (1999) 1931 Chicago
Miley, Mary Impersonator (2013) 1924 Oregon
Montero, Mayra Messenger (1999) 1920 Cuba
Mosse, Kate Winter's Ghosts (2011) 1928 France
Murphy, J.J. Friendly Game of Murder (2012) 1920's New York
Murder Your Darlings (2011) 1920's New York
Nixon,, Fraser The Man Who Killed (2012) 1926 Montreal
Pattison, James Wild One (1999) 1920's England
Paul, Barbara Chorus of Detectives (1987) 1920
Peters, Elizabeth Serpent on the Crown (2005) 1922 Egypt
Tomb of the Golden Bird (2006) 1922 Egypt
Phillips. Arthur The Egyptologist (2004) 1922 Egypt
Rabb, Jonathan Shadow and Light (2009) 1927 Germany
Raybourn, Deanna City of Jasmine (2014) 1920's Syria
Spear of Summer Grass (2013) 1923 Paris
Rayner, Richard A Bright and Guilty Place (2009) 1920's Los Angeles
Cloud Sketcher (2001) 1929-1959 New York
Revoyr, Nina Age of Dreaming (2008) 1922 Hollywood
Reynolds, Bonnie Truth About Unicorns (2011) 1920's New York
Rindell, Suzanne The Other Typist (2013) 1923 New York
Russell, Mary Doria Dreamers of the Day (2008) 1921 Cairo
Russell, Ona O'Brien's Desk 1923 Ohio
St. James, Simone An Inquiry Into Love and Death (2013) 1920's Oxford
Haunting of Maddy Clare (2012) 1920's England
Silence For the Dead (2014) 1919 England
Satterthwait, Walter Miss Lizzie 1989 1921 Massachusetts
Escapade (1995) 1921 England
Masquerade (1998) 1923 Paris
Scholefield, Alan Sea Cave (1992) 1920 South Africa
Schumacher, Aileen Rosewood's Ashes (2001) 1923 Florida
Shelton, Wellsley I Never Knew Home (2007) 1929 South Carolina
Simmons, Dan Abominable (2013) 1926 Tibet
Sloniger, Jerry Flying Capone's Booze (2005) 1924 Chicago
Sole, Linda Miscarriage of Justice (2007) 1924 England
Soos, Troy Cincinnati Red Stalkings (1998) 1921 USA
Hanging Curve (1999) 1922 St. Louis
Speller, Elizabeth Return of Captain John Emmett (2011) 1920 London
Strange Fate of Kitty Easton (2011) 1924 England
Stedman, M.L. Light Between Oceans (2013) 1921 USA
Taibo, Paco Just Passing Through (2000) 1922 Mexico
Shadow of a Shadow (2003) 1922 Mexico
Taylor, Mel Mitt Man (1999) 1920's New Orleans
Thomas, Richard J. Thimberig (1999) 1923 Owen Sound
Todd, Charles A Bitter Truth (2011) Bess Crawford 1919 England
Cold Treachery (2005) 1919 England
Confessions (2012) 1920 England
False Mirror (2006) 1919 England
Fearsome Doubt (2002) 1919 England
Hunting Shadows (2014) 1919 England
Legacy of the Dead (2000) 1919 England
Lonely Death (2011) 1920 England
Long Shadow (2006) 1920 England
Matter of Justice (2009) 1920 England
Murder Stone (2003) 1920 England
Red Door (2010) 1920 England
Pale Horse 1920 York
Proof of Guilt (2013) 1920 York
Search the Dark (1999) 1919 England
Test of Wills (1996) 1919 England
Watchers of Time (2001) 1919 Norfolk
Wings of Fire (1998) 1920 Cornwall
Turk, Howard West of Shanghai (2009) 1921 China
Walker, Persia Black Orchid Blues (2011) 1920's New York
Harlem Redux (2002) 1920's New York
Washburn, L.J. Dead Stick (1989) 1920's Los Angeles
Dog Heavies (?) 1920's Los Angeles
Waters, Sarah Little Stranger (2009) 1920's London
Williamson, Penn Mortal Sins (2000) 1927 New Orleans
Wages of Sin (2003) 1920's New Orleans
Wilson, Jacqueline Palestine Affair (2003) 1924 Palestine
Winspear, Jacquiline Maisie Dobbs (2003) 1929 England
Woodrell, Daniel Maid's Version (2013) 1929 Missouri
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