Mystery Books Podcast

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Synopsis

A podcast devoted to helping readers discover new mystery books.

Episodes

  • 03/04/2024 Duration: 56min
  • Murder at Archly Manor: Ch 5 and 6 + Mystery Books set in the world of Antiques

    19/03/2024 Duration: 42min

    Why set a book in the 1920s? Because a time of great change makes for an interesting setting. The phrase "may you live in interesting times," certainly applies to the tumultuous post-World War I period.Find out how motorcars, bobbed hair, short hemlines, and makeup compacts play into the changing social mores in this “Story Behind the Story” of Chapters 5 and 6 of Murder at Archly Manor, a 1920s historical mystery. Recent read: The Antique Hunter's Guide to Murder by C.L. Miller (Affiliate link) Read-alikes: the Kate Hamilton mystery series. A Dream of Death by Connie Berry (Affiliate link).Chapters 5 and 6 of Murder at Archly Manor narrated by Elizabeth Klett.Next chapter in the next episode! If you want the rest of the mystery right now, you can get Murder in Archly Manor in ebook, audio, and print at SaraRosettBooks.com. Support the show

  • Murder at Archly Manor: Ch 4 + Sherlock Holmes Reading Recommendations

    05/03/2024 Duration: 24min

    ⛲️ Love an English stately home? Then come with me on a tour of Chatsworth House and find out how the English country home inspired not one, but two book series in this “Story Behind the Story” of Chapter 4 of Murder at Archly Manor, a 1920s historical mystery. Plus reading recommendations for Sherlock Holmes fans!

  • Murder at Archly Manor: Ch 3

    20/02/2024 Duration: 18min

    Family tensions and inspiration from Agatha Christie are the “Story Behind the Story” of Chapter 3 of Murder at Archly Manor, a 1920s historical mystery. Recent read: A Report of Murder by F.L. Everett (Affiliate link)Mentioned: The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie (Affiliate link)Next chapter in the next episode! If you want the rest of the mystery right now, you can get Murder in Archly Manor in ebook, audio, and print at SaraRosettBooks.com. Support the show

  • Murder at Archly Manor Chapter by Ch: 1 and 2

    06/02/2024 Duration: 37min

    We’re traveling back to the 1920s in this season of Mystery Books Podcast with a chapter by chapter deep dive into Murder at Archly Manor, the first book in the High Society Lady Detective series. What inspired the location of Murder at Archly Manor? Was I intimidated to write historical fiction? (You bet I was!) How did I take the first step to write about the 1920s, despite my worries about accurately capturing the time between the wars? Find out in the “Story Behind the Story” section of this episode.Then Elizabeth Klett narrates the first two chapters of Murder at Archly Manor. Book recommendation: Your Turn, Mr. Moto by John P. Marquand. (Affiliate link)Next chapter in the next episode! If you want 1920s mystery right now, you can get Murder in Archly Manor in ebook, audio, and print at SaraRosettBooks.com.Support the show

  • 07/12/2023 Duration: 11min
  • 16/11/2023 Duration: 07min

    Tis the season for . . . holiday mysteries!  Get your holiday reading sorted with this list of mysteries that feature holly, mistletoe, and plenty of murder.Snowed-in country estates abound with tense family gatherings in these books. Cranky family members, too much food, and a patriarch threatening to change his will are the ingredients of a festive Christmas mystery. Mystery book to read at Christmas: Murder on a Midnight Clear by Sara Rosett (Published: 2020; Setting: 1923) Season 1 Bonus episode: Murder on a Midnight Clear: https://www.sararosett.com/mbps1bonus/Murder at Midnight by Katharine Schellman (Published 2023; Setting: 1816)A Christmas Party by Georgette Heyer (1941)Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie (1938)The Santa Klaus Murder by Mavis Hay (1936)An English Murder by Cyril Hare (1951) Support the show

  • 19/10/2023 Duration: 08min

    ⚓️ All aboard for a look at Death on the Isle, an amateur sleuth mystery from M. H. Eccleston with a nautical theme.

  • 05/10/2023 Duration: 11min
  • Intro to Season 4

    25/08/2023 Duration: 42s

    Mystery Books Podcast is back with Season 4. Join me for spoiler-free discussions of mystery fiction along with “read-alike” book recommendations to keep your TBR (to be read) pile stocked.

  • The Librarian Always Rings Twice by Marty Wingate

    14/07/2022 Duration: 09min

    Who wouldn’t want to visit a library made up of first editions from Golden Age authors? That’s the premise of The First Edition Library series by Marty Wingate. Haley is a curator at the unique private library in Bath. The third book in the series, “The Librarian Always Rings Twice” delves into the fun Books About Books trope. It’s a story rich in layers with mysteries in the main storyline as well as in the story within the story.Read-alike recommendations include contemporary cozies by Martie Wingate, books set in Bath UK, and books about books.What’s your favorite book or series about books?

  • A Botanist's Guide to Parties and Poisons by Kate Khavari

    16/06/2022 Duration: 10min

    Do you have a fondness for lady scientists of the early 20th century who encounter mysteries? Then you'll want to read “A Botanist's Guide to Parties and Poisons” by Kate Khavari.

  • Murder at Mallowan Hall by Colleen Cambridge

    02/06/2022 Duration: 11min

    Do you enjoy enjoy the “Upstairs, Downstairs” contrasts of Downton Abbey, but wish it had the added element of a murder mystery? Then you’ll want to check out "Murder at Mallowan Hall" by Colleen Cambridge, which features a mashup of fiction and real life as it considers the the question, "What if Agatha Christie’s housekeeper had to solve a murder?" My read-a-like book recommendations include lists of country home mysteries, “Upstairs, Downstairs” mysteries, and historical figures as sleuths.

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