Cookie’s Case

Written by Andy Siegel — Here in the UK, personal injury lawyers have the same enviable reputation for frankness, honesty and personal probity as estate…

The Blue and the Grey

Written by MJ Trow –– 14 April, 1865. Ford’s Theatre, Washington DC. As the packed house laughs and cheers its way through Tom Taylor’s Our…

Stumped

Written by Rob Kitchin — Grant, a new arrival from England to Dublin, and his wheelchair-bound companion, Mary have a problem. Grant’s flatmate, Sinead, has…

Guns of Brixton

Written by Paul D Brazill — If you’re a regular visitor to the site may recall our review of A Case of Noir, an excellent…

Research

Written by Philip Kerr — We all like an occasional break from our usual reading fare, and perhaps writers of long-standing series also feel the…

NTN: The Last Projector

Written by David James Keaton — American indie publisher Broken River Books has received a good deal of critical acclaim for the books it has…

The Amazing Test Match Crime

We reviewed Adrian Alington’s 1939 hilarious crime novel during Classics in September 2014 where it landed a five-star rating. A shadowy organisation has hired a…

Who Thinks Evil

Written by Michael Kurland — Kurland’s Professor Moriarty series began in 1979 with The Infernal Device. It was an Edgar Award finalist and was also…

Crime Always Pays

Written by Declan Burke — This is a hard novel to describe. It combines crime, comedy and caper into a road trip across Europe. Essentially,…

Invitation to Die

Written by Helen Smith — Winnie Kraster, book blogger and wannabe writer, is delighted when she receives an invitation to attend a conference in London…