Wild Chamber

1 Mins read

Christopher Folwer’s Bryant and May series reaches its 12th novel, but seems as fresh as ever. The powers that be want to close down the Peculiar Crimes Unit but, clearly, that would be folly. Why? Because who else is going to solve all the bizarre crimes in London that nobody else can handle? Here, a boy is killed in strange circumstances, his debt-strapped father disappears, and later his mother is murdered in one of London’s private gardens – securely locked at the time. The brilliantly idiosyncratic detectives Bryant and May are on the scene to unravel a case in which London itself, once again, becomes an intrinsic character too. Read the full review here.

Related posts

The Heron's Cry by Ann Cleeves

It is two years almost to the day since Ann Cleeves launched Detective Matthew Venn into the cutthroat world of crime fiction. He was new and green and had some tough acts to follow. After all, Cleeves is the creator of the hugely popular Vera…

A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins’ debut, The Girl on the Train, with its truly inspired creation, damaged narrator Rachel, was always going to be a tough act to follow. Perhaps it was inevitable that her second novel, Into the Water, would struggle to meet high expectations. So with…

The Hunt for a Killer - Swedish true crime comes to BBC Four

Not content with dominating in the crime drama category, those Scandinavian television geniuses are taking a highly accurate shot at true crime as well. Earlier in 2021 The Investigation presented a mind-blowing new take on the genre from Denmark, and now the Swedes are getting…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Crime Fiction Lover