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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 Housekeeping New Novel Competition with her debut, City of Devils, which was subsequently published by Orion in 2013, and was…
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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, and our radar also picked up the fifth book in the series, The Children of Silence last May. Death in Bayswater…
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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. Our forensics team have determined that it’s not an authentic flyer, but the design does look mighty accomplished, and it…
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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 1880s to the gaslit alleyways of Limehouse. Kitty has now inherited Paradise, a criminal network previously ruled by the fearsome Lady Ginger….
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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 reviewed The Strings of Murder, The Infidel Stain and, of course, the strangely titled Sherlock Holmes and the Eye of…
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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 Lord Salisbury, the prime minister, to look into the case of a murdered violinist. It’s a sensitive issue because the…
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