SYKM


1920s
Suzanne Arruda
  • Jade del Cameron: ambulance driver in WWI and adventurer in 1919-1920s colonial East Africa

George Baxt
  • The Celebrity Murder series: featuring celebrity detectives from the 1920s through 1950s

Simon Brett
  • Blotto, the Honourable Devereux Lyminster, and his sister Twinks, in 1920s England

Frances Brody
  • Kate Shackleton: private detective whose husband is MIA in WWI, in 1920s Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Joanna Challis
  • Daphne du Maurier: young aspiring author in 1920s Cornwall, England

Jill Churchill
  • Lily Brewster, socialite, and her brother, Robert Brewster, victims of the stock market crash of 1929, in the Grace and Favor series

Barbara Cleverly
  • Leatitia Talbot: archeologist based in post-WWI France
  • Commander Joe Sandilands: Scotland Yard detective assigned to post-WWI India
Alice Duncan
  • Mercy Allcutt: former Boston Brahmin, working for a down-on-his luck private investigator, in 1920s Hollywood, California
  • Annabelle Blue: 19-year-old working in her family’s dry-goods store in 1923, in fictional Rosedale, in southeast New Mexico
  • Daisy Gumm Majesty: medium to the rich and famous in 1920s Pasadena, California

Carola Dunn
  • Daisy Dalrymple: journalist in 1920s Hampshire, England

Michael Gilbert
  • Luke Pagan and Joe Narrabone: metropolitan police who become British intelligence operatives, in London, England

Dolores Gordon-Smith
  • Jack Haldean: former Royal Flying Corps pilot and mystery writer, in early 1920s England

Kerry Greenwood
  • Phryne Fisher: in 1920s Melbourne, Australia

Paul Grossman
  • Willi Kraus, a decorated soldier in WWI, and the most celebrated Jewish detective in Weimar Germany

Jack D. Hunter
  • Bruno Stachel: the German flying ace from WWI to 1945
Michael Kilian
  • Bedford Green: art gallery owner, and his assistant Sloan Smith, in 1920s Greenwich Village, New York

Marek Krajewski
  • Eberhard Mock: police detective, and university classics dropout, starting in 1919 Breslau (now Wroclaw, in Poland)

Pierre Magnan
  • Séraphin Monge: orphan returning to his hometown after WWI, in Provence, France

Catriona McPherson
  • Dandy Gilver: well-to-do woman in 1920s Scotland

Annette Meyers
  • Olivia Brown: bohemian poet and women’s rights advocate in 1920s Greenwich Village, New York

Keith Miles (Edward Marston)
  • Merlin Richards: 1920s young Welsh architect in Phoenix, Arizona

J.J. Murphy
  • Dorothy Parker: the witty writer in 1920s Manhattan, New York City, in the Algonquin Round Table mysteries
Jonathan Rabb
  • Nikolai Hoffner: police detective starting in 1919, continuing into the Weimar period in Berlin, Germany

Ona Russell
  • Sarah Kaufman: Jewish probate court official in 1920s Toledo, Ohio, later visiting Dayton, Tennessee

Walter Satterthwait
  • Phil Beaumont and Jane Turner: Pinkerton agents in 1920s Europe

Elizabeth Speller
  • Laurence Bartram: World War I veteran and young widower in 1920s England

Simone St. James
  • Non-series historical ghost stories set in 1920s England

Richard J. Thomas
  • D.B. Murphy: ex-blacksmith private investigator in the 1920s-1930s, in the Georgian Bay port town of Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada

Charles Todd
  • Ian Rutledge: shell-shocked World War I veteran returning to his job at Scotland Yard, in London, England

Persia Walker
  • Lanie Price: former crime reporter, now the society columnist at the Harlem Chronicle, in 1920s Harlem, New York City

Livia J. Washburn
  • Lucas Hallam: stuntman and former Texas Ranger in the 1920s

Penelope Williamson
  • Daman Rourke: ex-WWI flying ace and police detective in 1927 New Orleans, Lousiana

Jacqueline Winspear
  • Maisie Dobbs: psychologist and investigator based in 1920s and 1930s London, England