Books by Anna Lee Huber

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Penny for Your Secrets

Note: This title is part of an ongoing series featuring the same characters, so there will be spoilers for the previous books in this review. This third book in Anna Lee Huber’s series of mysteries featuring the intrepid Verity Kent sees our eponymous heroine and her recently returned husband S ...

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Treacherous is the Night

Treacherous is the Night is the second book in Anna Lee Huber’s latest series of post-WW1 historical mysteries featuring former secret service agent Verity Kent.  The events of this story unfold just a few weeks after those of the previous book, This Side of Murder, and if you’ve not read that, ...

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A Brush with Shadows

At the end of As Death Draws Near, the fifth book in Anna Lee Huber’s series of historical mysteries, the recently-wed Lady Darby and her husband, private enquiry agent Sebastian Gage, were urgently summoned to England – specifically, to Gage’s family home at Langstone Manor in Dartmoor.  Gag ...

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This Side of Murder

With two series of historical mysteries already on the go – Lady Darby and Gothic Myths – Anna Lee Huber jumps into her new Verity Kent series with This Side of Murder, a smashing and engrossing tale of deceit, murder and betrayal set just after World War I.   As with Ms. Huber’s other books ...

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Secrets in the Mist

Taking a break from her Lady Darby historical mysteries, Anna Lee Huber has embarked upon a new series entitled Gothic Myths, a set of linked but standalone gothic romances.  The first of these, Secrets in the Mist, is an enjoyable and well-developed story of mystery and suspense in which the autho ...

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As Death Draws Near

In the latest instalment of Anna Lee Huber’s Lady Darby series of historical mysteries, Keira and Gage’s honeymoon is cut short as they are summoned to Rathfarnham Abbey in Ireland to investigate the mysterious death of a nun. What they expect to be a straightforward investigation proves anythin ...

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A Pressing Engagement

This novella is a lead up to the July release of the next installment in the author’s Lady Darby mystery series, As Death Draws Near. Fans of the series won’t want to miss A Pressing Engagement, as it provides a nice bridge between the last entry – when Kiera and Gage decided to speed up their ...

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A Study in Death

This is the fourth book in Anna Lee Huber’s series of historical mysteries featuring Lady Keira Derby and her gorgeous but enigmatic partner-in-investigation, Sebastian Gage. At the end of A Grave Matter (the previous book in this series) readers were at last treated to the thing that many of us h ...

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A Grave Matter

This is the third in Anna Lee Huber’s series of romantic mysteries set in 19th century Scotland and it’s a highly satisfying read on both counts. Lady Keira Darby is the widow of a renowned physician and anatomist who married her solely for her talents as an artist. Too tight-fisted to pay fo ...

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Mortal Arts

There is something about a well-done mystery that grabs the reader, regardless of whether or not you are a mystery lover. I am not a mystery lover. That being said, I love Sherlock Holmes (kind of the ultimate detective, yeah?), I love the Lady Julia series by Deanna Raybourn, and I love Laurie R. K ...