Книги в жанре «Исторический детектив» (328 книг)

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11. A Moorland Hanging Читать →

Автор: «Clambering up the long, shallow gradient to the mass of rock at the summit, the last thing on Thomas Smyth’s mind was the man who was shortly to die. Smyth was concentrating solely on the dull pain of his strained muscles, and wondering how much farther he must go. Just before the last slope he had…

12. The Last Templar Читать →

Автор: «There was a subdued feeling in the crowd in front of the great cathedral of Notre Dame that morning, an air of tense expectancy, as if the people knew that this was not just another public humiliation of a criminal. It was more important even than an execution, and it seemed as if the people…

13. The leper's return Читать →

Автор: «Walter Stapledon, Bishop of Exeter, watched the sky with a sense of foreboding, trying not to wince as his horse rocked gently beneath him. “It looks like rain, doesn’t it, my Lord?” The Bishop grunted non-committally. Those few words summed up the animosity with which people viewed the weather. During the disastrous years of 1315 and 1316,…

14. The Merchant’s Partner Читать →

Автор: «It was not until much later, when winter had relaxed its grip and spring had touched the land with the fresh, yellow-green shades of renewal, that the feelings of horror and revulsion began to fade. The knight knew full well that they were not gone entirely but merely superseded for a time by the pragmatic concerns…

15. Prince of Darkness Читать →

Автор: «A heavy river mist, boiled in the heat of the day, had rolled in from the Seine making the night more dreadful, shrouding the buildings and palaces of Paris in its grey, wraith-like tendrils. The curfew had sounded, the streets and alleyways were now silent except for scavenging cats and the dregs of the Paris…

16. Relics Читать →

Автор: «Every drunk is a magician. Or rather, there is a brief moment within drunkenness when magic is a hair's breadth from reach. As I leaned on the rough sandstone of the bridge and stared at the dark river below, I knew that, with one more effort, I could transport myself from this dismal valley to…

17. The Haunted Monastery Читать →

Автор: Judge Dee (born A.D. 630, died A.D. 700) After an old Chinese woodcut. The top inscription, in archaic script, reads: “Portrait of Dee, Duke of Liang.” DRAMATIS PERSONAE It should be noted that in China the surname — here printed in capitals — precedes the personal name. Main characters: DEE Jen-djieh, magistrate of Han-yuan, the…

18. Deadly Inheritance Читать →

Автор: «Goodrich, Herefordshire, September 1102 Henry Mappestone was drunk. He had finished off two jugs of wine, reaching the point where he no longer bothered with a goblet. It was easier to upend the jug, and if some spilt, so be it: his sister Joan had made astute investments, so he had plenty of money to spend. When…

19. Jane and the Genius of the Place Читать →

Автор: The book cleverly blends scholarship with mystery and wit, weaving Jane Austen's correspondence and works of literature into a tale of death and deceit.

20. Roman blood Читать →

Автор: « ROMANBLOOD Steven Saylor A Mystery of Ancient Rome Part OneHIGH AND LOW Part TwoPORTENTS Part ThreeJUSTICE Author's Note Part One High and Low The slave who came to fetch me on that unseasonably warm spring morning was a young man, hardly more than twenty. Usually, when a client sends for me, the messenger is a slave from the very lowest rung of…

21. The House Of The Vestals Читать →

Автор: «”Eco,” I said, “do you mean to tell me that you have never seen a play?” He looked up at me with his big brown eyes and shook his head. “Never laughed at the bumbling slaves who have a falling-out? Never swooned to see the young heroine abducted by pirates? Never thrilled at the discovery that our…

22. The Triumph Of Caesar Читать →

Автор: «”I heard that you were dead.” Such a brusque comment from Caesar's wife might have offended me had I not heard it already from so many others since I returned from Egypt to Rome, where everyone had apparently given me up for dead. Having sent a slave to summon me, Calpurnia had received me in an elegant…

23. Tears of Pearl Читать →

Автор: In Alexander's lackluster fourth Lady Emily historical (after A Fatal Waltz), Emily and her new husband, British intelligence agent Colin Hargreaves, are honeymooning in Constantinople when a half-English harem girl is murdered. After Colin is charged with the investigation, the British crown reluctantly allows Emily to handle questioning within the harem. Emily follows the clues…

24. Il nome della rosa Читать →

Автор: Ultima settimana del novembre 1327. Ludovico il Bavaro assedia Pisa e si dispone a scendere verso Roma, il papa ГЁ ad Avignone e insiste per avere al suo cospetto Michele da Cesena, generale dei francescani, i quali qualche anno prima hanno proclamato a Perugia che Cristo non ha avuto proprietГ  alcuna. Dottrina eretica, come eretici…

25. The Mysterious Flame Of Queen Loana Читать →

Автор: English translation copyright © 2005 by Geoffrey Brock

26. The Name of the Rose Читать →

Автор: Set in Italy in the Middle Ages, this is not only a narrative of a murder investigation in a monastery in 1327, but also a chronicle of the 14th century religious wars, a history of monastic orders, and a compendium of heretical movements.

27. Имя розы Читать →

Автор: Умберто Эко (р. 1932) – один из крупнейших писателей современной Италии. Знаменитый ученый-медиевист, семиотик, специалист по массовой культуре, профессор Эко в 1980 году опубликовал свой первй роман – «Имя розы», принесший ему всемирную литературную известность. Действие романа разворачивается в средневековом монастыре, где его героям предстоит решить множество…

28. Kontrola Читать →

Автор: Moskwa, rok 1936. Nastia Strzelecka jest na pozГіr przeciД™tnД… komsomoЕ‚kД… i pracownicД… fabryki „Sierp i MЕ‚ot”. WkrГіtce jednak ta nadzwyczaj sprawna fizycznie i zdeterminowana dziewczyna trafia pod opiekД™ wpЕ‚ywowego towarzysza ChoЕ‚owanowa, sЕ‚awnego pilota, zostaje przyjД™ta do kadry narodowej ZSRR i rozpoczyna intensywny kurs spadochroniarski. Kiedy podczas wielkiej powietrznej parady dochodzi do tragicznego wypadku, Nastia swojД……

29. The Holy Thief Читать →

Автор: “Without doubt, The Holy Thief is one of the best historical mysteries I've read in the last ten years.” – David Liss Moscow, 1936 and Stalin's Great Terror is beginning. In a deconsecrated Church, a young woman is found dead, her mutilated body displayed on the altar for all to see. Captain Alexei Dimitrevich Korolev, finally…

30. Алмазная скрижаль Читать →

Автор: В течение ХХ века спецслужбы неоднократно отправляли на Север экспедиции в поисках следов Гипербореи. Экспедиции искали Алатырь-камень – алмазную скрижаль с начертаниями 147 букв славянской тайнописи. По преданию, этот кристалл способен улавливать энергию солнечного света, излучения Космоса, концентрировать и усиливать мысли людей, он мог стать основой биологической цивилизации будущего. Волхвы, тайные учителя и отшельники столетиями…