These Names Make Clues by ECR Lorac

First published in 1937, the same year that ECR Lorac was elected a member of the prestigious Detection Club, These Names Make Clues is a cerebral detective story that is perhaps the most in keeping of all Lorac’s books with the conventions of the Golden…
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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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