Murder at the Bayswater Bicycle Club

Written by Linda Stratmann — Summer, 1882, and Frances Doughty is tasked to go undercover at the annual meeting of the Bayswater Bicycle Club at…

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The Devil’s Daughters

Written by Diana Bretherick — Formerly a criminal barrister, Diana Bretherick now lectures in criminology at the University of Portsmouth. In 2012, she won the Good…

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Death in Bayswater

Written by Linda Stratmann — The Frances Doughty mysteries are no stranger to Crime Fiction Lover. Back in December 2014, we reviewed An Appetite for Murder,…

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First look: A Fever of the Blood

Look what’s arrived, all wrapped up, but not exactly for Christmas. It’s got some kind of Victorian flyer with it, and a mysterious black feather.…

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Kitty Peck and the Child of Ill Fortune

Written by Kate Griffin — Following Kate Griffin’s debut Victorian crime thriller, Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders, we once again find ourselves transported back to the…

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The Children of Silence

Written by Linda Stratmann –– There seems to be a great appetite for crime fiction set in Victorian times at the moment, and we’ve recently…

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The Strings of Murder

Written by Oscar de Muriel — Although he works for Scotland Yard, Inspector Frey is shocked when he’s actually sent to Scotland by none other than…

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First look: The Strings of Murder

Penguin’s designers have done it again. This copy of The Strings of Murder buy Oscar de Muriel landed on our doorstep today and you can’t…

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