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21st May '17 10:57:19 AM nombretomado
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* ''Literature/MurderAtColefaxManor'' is set in the rarely-used county of Cornwall in late 1800s VictorianBritain.

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* ''Literature/MurderAtColefaxManor'' is set in the rarely-used county of Cornwall in late 1800s VictorianBritain.UsefulNotes/VictorianBritain.
17th Apr '17 5:01:08 AM Korodzik
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* Jakub Szamalek's Polish series about Leochares, an ancient Greek detective living in Athens in the 5th century BC.
20th Mar '17 6:38:03 PM jamespolk
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* David Liss's ''Literature/AConspiracyOfPaper'', is the first of a series of novels about Benjamin Weaver, an ex-boxer and thief-taker living in the London of the early 1720s. The mysteries revolve around historical subjects such as the South Sea Bubble and the General Election of 1722.

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* David Liss's ''Literature/AConspiracyOfPaper'', is the first of a series of novels about Benjamin Weaver, an ex-boxer and thief-taker living in the London of the early 1720s. The mysteries revolve around historical subjects such as the South Sea Bubble and the General Election of 1722.



* Andrew Pepper's ''Literature/APykeMystery'' [[http://www.goodreads.com/series/44584-a-pyke-mystery series]] features the titular character as a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_Street_Runners Bow Street Runner]] turned private investigator, who works in the 1840s, at the time when the new railways are opening up Britain as never before.

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* Andrew Pepper's ''Literature/APykeMystery'' [[http://www.goodreads.com/series/44584-a-pyke-mystery series]] features David Liss's ''Literature/AConspiracyOfPaper'', is the titular character as first of a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_Street_Runners Bow Street Runner]] turned private investigator, who works series of novels about Benjamin Weaver, an ex-boxer and thief-taker living in the 1840s, at London of the time when early 1720s. The mysteries revolve around historical subjects such as the new railways are opening up Britain as never before.South Sea Bubble and the General Election of 1722.


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* Andrew Pepper's ''Literature/APykeMystery'' [[http://www.goodreads.com/series/44584-a-pyke-mystery series]] features the titular character as a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_Street_Runners Bow Street Runner]] turned private investigator, who works in the 1840s, at the time when the new railways are opening up Britain as never before.
25th Feb '17 1:21:14 PM tropesinreadiness
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* The ''Literature/AristotleDetective'' series by Margaret Doody has the historic philosopher Creator/Aristotle help his fictional student Stephanous solve mysteries and navigate Athenian politics during the age of UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat.

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* The ''Literature/AristotleDetective'' series by Margaret Doody has the historic philosopher Creator/Aristotle Creator/{{Aristotle}} help his fictional student Stephanous solve mysteries and navigate Athenian politics during the age of UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat.
24th Jan '17 3:33:43 AM Ominae
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* ''Literature/OniheiHankachou'' is set in Edo-era Japan where the Tokugawa Shogunate has the Arson and Theft Control office, a team of officers appointed to investigate crimes of arson and robbery against civilians and officials alike.
29th Dec '16 4:05:16 PM derry667
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* The ''Literature/PhryneFisher'' novels are set in and around Melbourne (Australia) in the 1920s.


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* Creator/KerryGreenwood's ''Literature/PhryneFisher'' novels are set in and around Melbourne (Australia) in the 1920s.
29th Dec '16 4:03:01 PM derry667
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* ''Series/MissFishersMurderMysteries'' started a TV adaptation of the ''Literature/PhryneFisher'' novels by Kerry Greenwood, although some later episodes have plots not based on the novels.


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* The ''Literature/PhryneFisher'' novels are set in and around Melbourne (Australia) in the 1920s.
11th Dec '16 10:56:21 PM Polaris
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* The Justin de Quincy mysteries, by Sharon Kay Penman, are set during the rule of RichardTheLionheart (though mostly while he is away crusading, and Eleanor of Aquitaine and his brother John are jockeying for power in England).
30th Sep '16 7:26:31 AM StFan
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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' is set in the late nineteenth century.

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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' is set in Canada in the late nineteenth nineteenth/start of the twentieth century.






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9th Sep '16 9:44:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Literature/TheRomanMysteries'' is a KidDetective series by Caroline Lawrence, set in TheRomanEmpire.

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* ''Literature/TheRomanMysteries'' is a KidDetective series by Caroline Lawrence, set in TheRomanEmpire.UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire.
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