Books by C.S. Harris

C.S. Harris graduated with a degree in Classics before earning a Ph.D. in European history. A scholar of the French Revolution and 19th-century Europe, she has lived in Europe and various far-flung parts of the old British Empire. She now lives in New Orl


WHY KINGS CONFESS by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 4, 2014

"Devlin's love for his heroic wife is the book's saving element, just as she is the saving of him."
In Harris' (What Darkness Brings, 2013, etc.) ninth Regency adventure featuring Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin seeks the murderer of a French physician. Read full book review >
WHAT DARKNESS BRINGS by C.S. Harris
Released: March 5, 2013

"A lively foray into early-19th-century politics, treacheries and moral indiscretions, though fans of the series (When Maidens Mourn, 2012, etc.) will lament Hero's relegation to a back seat this time around."
Napoleon and Prinny, England's Prince Regent, both lust after a 45-carat blue diamond. Read full book review >
WHEN MAIDENS MOURN by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 6, 2012

"History buffs will have a heyday hobnobbing with the Tennysons, "discovering" Arthur's burial site, dabbling in Druid enlightenment and siding with the Brits over Napoleon. Romantics will pine once more over Sebastian (When Shadows Dance, 2011, etc.)."
The search for Camelot disrupts a honeymoon in 1812. Read full book review >
WHAT REMAINS OF HEAVEN by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"The mystery includes a smattering of political and church intrigue among a welter of family ties so intricate that a scorecard might have helped."
Who killed the cleric in the crypt? Read full book review >
WHY MERMAIDS SING by C.S. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Harris's third Regency mystery (When Gods Die, 2006, etc.), suspenseful and meticulously researched, should garner this excellent series more devoted fans."
Aristocratic Regency detective Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, solves a series of grisly murders. Read full book review >
WHEN GODS DIE by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Nov. 7, 2006

"Like Georgette Heyer, Harris (What Angels Fear, 2005) delves deep into the mores of Regency England, but hers is a darker, more dangerous place. St. Cyr is a charismatic hero whose future exploits are eagerly awaited."
It's a bad day for royalty when the Price Regent is found in the Royal Pavilion clutching the dead body of the Marchioness of Anglessey. Read full book review >
WHAT ANGELS FEAR by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A starchy but well-appointed debut most notable for its historic detail."
In 19th-century England, a dashing nobleman teams up with a jaded actress to clear his name of a murder charge. Read full book review >