Anthology HB w/ DJ
" Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose introduced millions of readers to the special mixture of enchantment and thrills offered by historical detective fiction ( historical meaning taking place before the author's birth.)
" Here are twenty-three stories, with an astounding variety of settings ranging from Egypt in the fourteenth century B.C. to the Yukon circa 1900.
PART I: THE ANCIENT WORLD
1 The Locked Tomb Mystery Elizabeth Peters
2 The Thief versus King Rhampsinitus Herodotus
3 Socrates Solves a Murder Breni James
4 Mightier Than the Sword John Maddox Roberts
5 The Treasury Thefts Wallace Nichols
6 A Byzantine Mystery Mary Reed and Eric Mayer
7 He Came With the Rain Robert van Gulik
8 The High King's Sword Peter Tremayne
PART II: THE MIDDLE AGES
9 The Price of Light Ellis Peters
10 The Confession of Brother Athelstan Paul Harding
11 The Witch's Tale Margaret Frazer
12 Father Hugh and the Deadly Scythe Mary Monica Pulver
13 Leonardo Da Vinci, Detective Theodore Mathieson
14 A Sad and Bloody Hour Joe Gores
PART III: REGENCY AND GASLIGHT
15 The Christmas Masque S.S. Rafferty
16 Murder Lock'd In Lillian de la Torre
17 Captain Nash and the Wroth Inheritance Raymond Butler
18 The Doomdorf Mystery Melville Davisson Post
19 Murder in the Rue Royale Michael Harrison
20 The Gentleman from Paris John Dickson Carr
21 The Golden Nugget Poker Game Edward D. Hoch
PART IV: HOLMES AND BEYOND
22 The Case of the Deptford Horror Adrian Conan Doyle
23 Five Rings in Reno R.L. Stevens
Afterword: Old-Time Detection Arthur Griffiths
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