Russian Roulette

Sara Sheridan’s ex-Secret Service backroom girl Mirabelle Bevan is on her sixth investigation in 1950s Brighton and goes undercover when her lover Superintendent Alan McGregor is…

Russian Roulette

Written by Sara Sheridan — When Sheridan’s first Mirabelle Bevan book, Brighton Belle, was published in 2012 I was quickly hooked by the story of an…

Front Page Murder

Written by Peter Bartram — In 1960s Brighton Percy Despart had been making a living illustrating saucy seaside postcards. Right until he was stabbed to death…

First look: Front Page Murder

It’s December 1963 and Archie Flowerdew is sitting in a cell at Wandsworth Prison waiting to be hanged. On Christmas Eve. It’s not exactly how…

The Royal Ghost

Written by Linda Stratmann — Linda Stratmann is an author we’re familiar with here at Crime Fiction Lover for her Frances Doughty mysteries. The Royal Ghost is slightly different.…

Stop Press Murder

Written by Peter Bartram — Back in October last year we reviewed Peter Bartram’s debut novel, Headline Murder. He’s also the author of 21 non-fiction…

Peter James wins CWA Diamond Dagger 2016

Congratulations go out to Brighton author Peter James, who has bagged the prestigious Diamond Dagger from the UK’s Crime Writers’ Association for 2016. The award…

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Headline Murder

Written by Peter Bartram — In this cosy mystery, Peter Bartram introduces us to a delightfully old fashioned journalist. Colin Crampton is the chief crime reporter…

Gargoyle Pixie Dog

Written by Bill Todd — This collection opens with the bright and breezy novella, Gargoyle Pixie Dog. Private detective Danny Lancaster, who features in all the stories,…

You Are Dead

Written by Peter James — Earlier this year, Peter James was voted Best Crime Writer of All Time by followers of the WH Smith blog,…

The Accident

Written by CL Taylor — Most of us know someone with an apparently perfect life. They’re happily married, with a lovely home and clever, well behaved offspring. But,…

Dead Man’s Time

Written by Peter James — Dead Man’s Time is the ninth novel in the multi-million copy bestselling Detective Roy Grace series, which is usually set…