Capital Crimes: London Mysteries

Edited by Martin Edwards — The British Library has done crime readers a huge service with its revival of lost or forgotten Golden Age novels in the last few years. With more than a dozen titles now available, their popular crime classics collection is a publishing…
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CIS: The first female detectives

We’ve just been celebrating the 123rd birthday of Agatha Christie, who created spinster sleuth Miss Marple in 1926. But if you thought Marple was the first female literary detective – albeit, an amateur – you might be surprised to learn you were out by several…
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