Order of Joliffe The Player Books

Joliffe the Player is the central character in a series of historical mystery novels by American author Margaret Frazer. We first meet Joliffe in Frazer’s Dame Frevisse series, although the series is set slightly before the former series. Joliffe begins the series as apart of an acting troupe that travels the countryside of England, but […]


Order of Sister Frevisse Books

Sister Frevisse is the main character in a series of historical mystery novels by Margaret Frazer (Gail Frazer & Mary Monica Pulver). The series is set in a convent during the 15th century in Oxfordshire. The series often has an “English village” quality to it, looking at everyday life during the time period, whereas others […]


Order of Margaret Frazer Books

Margaret Frazer is the pen name of American author Gail Frazer (1946-2013), who wrote historical mysteries and other historical fiction. Margaret Frazer is best known for her Sister Frevisse and Joliffe the Player mysteries. Her first novel was published the same summer that she was first diagnosed with breast cancer. She fought for over twenty […]


Order of Monica Ferris Books

Monica Ferris is the pen name of American author Mary Monica Pulver, who writes cozy and historical mysteries. Mary has also written under her maiden name, Margaret Frazer, Mary Kuhfeld (her married name) and Margaret of Shaftesbury. She sold her first short story, entitled Pass the Word to Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine in 1983 and […]