Kathy Lynn Emerson
Lady Susanna Appleton, an herbalist in Elizabethan England:

Face Down in the Marrow-Bone Pie (1997)

Face Down Upon an Herbal (1998)

Face Down Among the Winchester Geese (1999)

Face Down Beneath the Eleanor Cross (2000)

Face Down Under the Wych Elm (2000)

Face Down Before Rebel Hooves (2001)

Face Down Across the Western Sea (2002)

Murders and Other Confusions (2004)

Face Down Below the Banqueting House (2005)

Face Down Beside St. Anne’s Well (2006)

Face Down O’er the Border (2007)

Diana Spaulding, a widowed journalist in 1888:

Deadlier Than the Pen (2005)

Fatal as a Fallen Woman (2005)

No Mortal Reason (2007)

Lethal Legend (2008)

Rosamond Jaffrey, a well-educated woman of independent means serving as a spy for Elizabeth I and lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, in 1580s London, England, in the Mistress Jaffrey mysteries:

Murder in the Queen’s Wardrobe (2014)

Murder in the Merchant’s Hall (2015)

Murder in a Cornish Alehouse (2017)



Different Times, Different Crimes (2017) [SS]

The Finder of Lost Things (2020)


The Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in Renaissance England (1996)

How To Write Killer Historical Mysteries (2008)
2008 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction

Written as Kaitlyn Dunnett
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Liss MacCrimmon, a 20-something dancer forced into early retirement by a knee injury, helping at her aunt’s Scottish store, in Moosetookalook, Maine:

Kilt Dead (2007)

Scone Cold Dead (2008)

A Wee Christmas Homicide (2009)

The Corpse Wore Tartan (2010)

Scotched (2011)

Bagpipes, Brides, and Homicides (2012)

Vampires, Bones, and Treacle Scones (2013)

Ho-Ho-Homicide (2014)

The Scottie Barked at Midnight (2015)

Kilt at the Highland Games (2016)

X Marks the Scot (2017)

Overkilt (2018)

A View to a Kilt (2020)

Mikki Lincoln, a freelance editor recently widowed, buying her childhood home in the Catskills village Lenape Hollow, New York, in the Deadly Edits mysteries:

Crime & Punctuation (2018)

Clause & Effect (2019)

A Fatal Fiction (2020)

Murder, She Edited (2021)

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