The Reckoning: A John Madden Mystery

The Reckoning: A John Madden MysteryThe Reckoning: A John Madden Mystery by Rennie Airth
ISBN: 9780143126942
Published by Penguin Books on February 24th 2015
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: Inspector John Madden, who debuted in River of Darkness, returns from retirement to investigate murder in post-war Britain.

Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs NovelPardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
ISBN: 0805078975
Published by Henry Holt and Co. on August 10th 2005
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective
Pages: 342

Len's Summary: This is the author’s third novel about post-WWI British private eye Maisie Dobbs, a former BEF nurse. Winspear’s first novel, Maisie Dobbs, was nominated for an Edgar and her second, Birds of a Feather, is now available in Penguin paperback. Both Pardonable Lies and Maisie Dobbs are available on disc and tape from Barnes & Noble.

Messenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

Messenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs NovelMessenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
ISBN: 0805078983
Published by Henry Holt and Co. on August 22nd 2006
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective
Pages: 322

Len's Summary: Murder at a convalescent home for disfigured British WWI veterans. Fourth in the Maisie Dobbs series about an English private detective who served as a nurse behind the Western Front.

An Incomplete Revenge: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

An Incomplete Revenge: A Maisie Dobbs NovelAn Incomplete Revenge: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
ISBN: 9780312428181
Published by Picador on November 25th 2008
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: Fifth in the Maisie Dobbs series of crime novels with a WWI tie-in investigated by a British wartime VAD nurse turned private eye.

A Duty to the Dead: A Bess Crawford Mystery

A Duty to the Dead: A Bess Crawford MysteryA Duty to the Dead: A Bess Crawford Mystery by Charles Todd
ISBN: 9780061791765
Published by William Morrow on August 25th 2009
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Historical
Pages: 329

Len's Summary: First in a series of Bess Crawford novels in which, Bess, daughter of a distinguished army officer, volunteers to become a nurse in WWI.

Among the Mad: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

Among the Mad: A Maisie Dobbs NovelAmong the Mad: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
ISBN: 9780312429256
Published by Picador on November 24th 2009
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Women Sleuths, Historical
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: In her sixth Maisie Dobbs detective novel, Winspear has her heroine join a high power Scotland Yard team in attempting to forestall cataclysmic disaster in 1931 London. Maisie, a WWI VAD, again uses her WWI experience to crack the case.

The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs NovelThe Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
ISBN: 9780061727665
Published by Harper Collins on 2010
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Women Sleuths, Historical
Pages: 338

Len's Summary: Set in 1932, this is the seventh novel in the Maisie Dobbs series in which Maisie, a former WWI VAD, investigates the mysterious death of an American cartographer believed killed in battle. Winspear’s sixth Maisie Dobbs novel, Among the Dead, was published in 2009.

A Bitter Truth: A Bess Crawford Mystery

A Bitter Truth: A Bess Crawford MysteryA Bitter Truth: A Bess Crawford Mystery by Charles Todd
ISBN: 9780062015716
Published by HarperCollins on May 1st 2012
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, General
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: Todd’s (actually a mother and son writing team) second mystery featuring British nurse Bess Crawford involved in a murder while on Christmas leave from war torn France.

An Impartial Witness: A Bess Crawford Mystery

An Impartial Witness: A Bess Crawford MysteryAn Impartial Witness: A Bess Crawford Mystery by Charles Todd
ISBN: 0061791784
Published by William Morrow on August 31st 2010
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Historical
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: A British nurse crisscrosses England investigating mysterious deaths during WWI. Recommended by Susan Hall-Balduf.

A Lonely Death: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

A Lonely Death: An Inspector Ian Rutledge MysteryA Lonely Death: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery by Charles Todd
ISBN: 9780062034687
Published by Harper Collins on January 4th 2011
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, General
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: Shell shocked Scotland Yard detective Ian Rutledge returns to solve a triple homicide. Charles Todd is a pseudonym for the mother-son writing team of Charles and Caroline Todd.

The Return of Captain John Emmett

The Return of Captain John EmmettThe Return of Captain John Emmett by Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 9780547737409
Published by Virago on 2011
Genres: Fiction, Literary, Mystery & Detective, Traditional, Historical
Pages: 442

Len's Summary: The investigation of suicide by a British war veteran in 1920 reveals a tangled web of secrets.

The Dead of Mametz

The Dead of MametzThe Dead of Mametz by Jonathan Hicks
ISBN: 9781847713155
Published by Y Lolfa on April 9th 2011
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Historical
Pages: 332

Len's Summary: A fictional account of the adventures of a former Welsh policeman serving as an officer of the BEF Military Foot Police. Apparently the first in a planned series.

The Somme Stations

The Somme StationsThe Somme Stations by Andrew Martin
ISBN: 0571249647
Published by Faber & Faber on February 1st 2012
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: Number seven in the Jim Stringer Steam Detective series finds Jim investigating a murder in a British railway pioneer battalion on the Western Front. // Enlisted British Army railwayman Jim Stronger finds himself falsely accused of murder during the 1916 Somme Campaign. Winner of the British Dagger Award for Best Historical Mystery.

An Unmarked Grave

An Unmarked GraveAn Unmarked Grave by Charles Todd
ISBN: 9780062015730
Published by HarperCollins on January 2nd 2013
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, General
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: It’s 1918 and nurse Bess Crawford is investigating the murder of a British officer on the Western Front and finds herself becoming a target of the murderer; second novel in the Bess Crawford series. The first Bess Crawford book: A Bitter Truth, a William Morrow reprint, 2012, is also available from Amazon.

A Very Profitable War

A Very Profitable WarA Very Profitable War by Didier Daninckx, Sarah Martin
ISBN: 1612191843
Published by Melville International Crime on December 5th 2012
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Hard-Boiled
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: Set in post WWI Paris, this noire detective novel delves into infidelity, war profiteering, anarchism, blackmail and murder impinging upon national security. Translation from the original French.