Murder and theft – yes, of course …
But back then the circumstances were entirely different than they are today. Or weren't they?
In Cornwall in 1072 the young Caitlin saves her inheritance from the Norman conquerors.
In Paris in 1795 the gendarme Michel single-handedly punishes a corrupt baker.
In Swabia in 1754 Hildegard, one of the lawless “travelers” provides Christmas dinner.
In Lucerne in 1824, the homeless Clara becomes a cue ball of a political intrique.
I have added historical notes to every story.
Historical short mysteries