An AAR Gift Guide: Romantic Mysteries

AAR is running a series of blog posts on books we love which you might want to give as gifts. These books may be recent or classic, reviewed or unreviewed, digital or print – the only rule is that they can’t be out of print entirely. In this column, we’ve collected suggestions for romantic mysteries.


Maggie: The Bess Crawford Series by Charles Todd (Book 1: A Duty to the Dead) Not every book is fabulous in this series but the majority are. Bess is a nurse during WWI who solves mysterious events surrounding her patients. Bess’s own love life is unfurling slowly but almost all of her books contain a secondary love story between her patient and the lovelorn guy or gal who has been waiting in the wings for them. A grown up (and much better […]