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29th Mar '16 10:32:23 PM OddHack
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* The Literature/SisterFidelmaMysteries by Peter Tremayne, where the sleuthing protagonist is a lawyer--nun in 7th century Ireland.

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* The Literature/SisterFidelmaMysteries ''Literature/SisterFidelma'' mysteries by Peter Tremayne, where the sleuthing protagonist is a lawyer--nun in 7th century Ireland.
25th Feb '16 1:12:33 AM erforce
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* ''Film/{{Chinatown}}'' and it's sequel ''The Two Jakes'' take place in the 30s near LA.

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* ''Film/{{Chinatown}}'' and it's sequel ''The Two Jakes'' ''Film/TheTwoJakes'' take place in the 30s near LA.
15th Jan '16 9:16:53 PM foxley
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* ''Literature/TheCrownerJohnMysteries'' is about the newly appointed King's Coroner for Devon in the late 12th Century.
21st Nov '15 8:49:15 AM vikali
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* ''Literature/MurderAtColefaxManor'' is set in the rarely-used county of Cornwall in late 1800s VictorianBritain.
20th Nov '15 6:50:12 PM Dalillama
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* The Literature/SageAdair Historical Mysteries follow an undercover labor activist in th Pacific Northwest at the turn of the 20th century.
5th Oct '15 4:07:53 PM 4maskwolf
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* Creator/AnnPerry's ''Literature/PittSeries'' is set in VictorianLondon in the 1880s through the 1890s. Thomas Pitt starts out as an ordinary UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard [[TheInspector Inspector]] at the famous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_Street_Magistrates%27_Court Bow Street police station]] and eventually works his way up to the head of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_branch Special Branch]]. His wife, Charlotte Pitt, is a well born lady who sometimes uses her social status to assist her husband by investigating parts of upper-class female society that are not easily accessible by police officers.

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* Creator/AnnPerry's ''Literature/PittSeries'' is set in VictorianLondon in the 1880s through the 1890s. Thomas Pitt starts out as an ordinary UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard [[TheInspector Inspector]] Inspector at the famous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_Street_Magistrates%27_Court Bow Street police station]] and eventually works his way up to the head of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_branch Special Branch]]. His wife, Charlotte Pitt, is a well born lady who sometimes uses her social status to assist her husband by investigating parts of upper-class female society that are not easily accessible by police officers.
24th Sep '15 1:23:23 PM VVK
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* The Literature/SisterFidelmaMysteries by Peter Tremayne, where the sleuthing protagonist is a lawyer--nun in 7th century Ireland.
24th Apr '15 8:04:33 PM Vilui
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* ''Film/{{Chinatown}}'' and it's sequel ''The Two Jakes'' take place in the 30's near LA.

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* ''Film/{{Chinatown}}'' and it's sequel ''The Two Jakes'' take place in the 30's 30s near LA.



* ''Film/LAConfidential'' is a mystery that takes place in the 50's Los Angeles.

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* ''Film/LAConfidential'' is a mystery that takes place in the 50's 1950s Los Angeles.



* ''Series/{{Grantchester}}'' is set in the 1950's and often deals with how World War Two continues to affect an entire generation.

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* ''Series/{{Grantchester}}'' is set in the 1950's 1950s and often deals with how World War Two continues to affect an entire generation.



* 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 1720's. 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 1720's.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 1840's, 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 the titular character as a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_Street_Runners Bow Street Runner]] turned private investigator, who works in the 1840's, 1840s, at the time when the new railways are opening up Britain as never before.



* The ''Literature/MonkSeries'' by Creator/AnnPerry is set in VictorianLondon in the 1850's though the 1860's. The title character, William Monk, is at various times in the series a police detective or a PrivateDetective.

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* The ''Literature/MonkSeries'' by Creator/AnnPerry is set in VictorianLondon in the 1850's though 1850s through the 1860's.1860s. The title character, William Monk, is at various times in the series a police detective or a PrivateDetective.



* Creator/AnnPerry's ''Literature/PittSeries'' is set in VictorianLondon in the 1880's though the 1890's. Thomas Pitt starts out as an ordinary UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard [[TheInspector Inspector]] at the famous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_Street_Magistrates%27_Court Bow Street police station]] and eventually works his way up to the head of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_branch Special Branch]]. His wife, Charlotte Pitt, is a well born lady who sometimes uses her social status to assist her husband by investigating parts of upper-class female society that are not easily accessible by police officers.

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* Creator/AnnPerry's ''Literature/PittSeries'' is set in VictorianLondon in the 1880's though 1880s through the 1890's.1890s. Thomas Pitt starts out as an ordinary UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard [[TheInspector Inspector]] at the famous [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_Street_Magistrates%27_Court Bow Street police station]] and eventually works his way up to the head of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_branch Special Branch]]. His wife, Charlotte Pitt, is a well born lady who sometimes uses her social status to assist her husband by investigating parts of upper-class female society that are not easily accessible by police officers.



* The ''Literature/YashimSeries'' by Jason Goodwin is set in UsefulNotes/{{Istanbul}} during the 1830's.

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* The ''Literature/YashimSeries'' by Jason Goodwin is set in UsefulNotes/{{Istanbul}} during the 1830's.
1830s.
22nd Feb '15 12:08:19 PM TVRulezAgain
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* Alan Gordon's ''FoolsGuild'' series, which follows Feste, the jester from Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TwelfthNight''.

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* Alan Gordon's ''FoolsGuild'' ''Literature/FoolsGuild'' series, which follows Feste, the jester from Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TwelfthNight''.
14th Jan '15 2:57:14 AM bombadil211
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* ''Series/{{Grantchester}}'' is set in the 1950's and often deals with how World War Two continues to affect an entire generation.
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