Nine Lessons

There are two real life classic fiction writers for the price of one in Nicola Upson’s seventh book in a series featuring Golden Age crime…

Stasi Child audiobook

Written by David Young, narrated by Julia Barrie — At the end of David Young’s police procedural and political thriller – the first of his…

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…

NTN: Lloyd Otis interviewed

You may have seen the buzz surrounding Dead Lands online over the last few weeks. Lloyd Otis’ debut crime novel is a police procedural set…

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Nine Lessons

Written by Nicola Upson — You get two real life classic fiction writers for the price of one in this seventh book in a series featuring…

The Zealot’s Bones

Written by DM Mark — In David Mark’s Aector McAvoy novels, Hull is a hotbed of violence and murder. The former Yorkshire Post crime reporter…

CIS: The Mitford Murders

Written by Jessica Fellowes — It’s 12 January 1920. Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of the famous Florence Nightingale, boards a train. She settles herself, and…

CIS: Nicola Upson interviewed

Her debut novel, An Expert in Murder, was the first in a series of classy crime novels by Nicola Upson, whose main character is Josephine…

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Sympathy for the Devil

William Shaw’s Sympathy for the Devil sways to the samba beat of 1960s London as DS Cathal Breen investigates the death of a Polish prostitute.…