Oh, speaking of Winston Churchill, there's a series written by Welch author Jasper fford beginning with "The Eyre Affair".

Not exactly mysteries - more of an alternate universe approach, with a continuing protagonist, a young woman with the unlikely name of Thursday Next, whose job is straigtening out things within the world of literature. And there's a literary critic named Millon de Floss...
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