Juliet & Romeo

Written by David Hewson — Violent gangs roaming city streets looking for trouble. Murder. Illicit love. Poison. Suicide. And what amounts to the sale of…

An English Murder

Written by Cyril Hare — Faber and Faber’s new reissue of Cyril Hare’s 1951 novel An English Murder could not be more timely as division…

CIS: Frequent Hearses

Written by Edmund Crispin — Between 1944 and 1977, Robert Bruce Montgomery wrote a string of novels under the name Edmund Crispin. Today he is considered…

The Poison Artist

Jonathan Moore appreciates the love affair that bloomed in the Golden Age between mystery authors and the dazzling variety of concoctions killers used to despatch…

The Poison Artist

Written by Jonathan Moore — Poison was once a popular feature in crime fiction of the Golden Age, particularly in the works of Agatha Christie. Jonathan…

Fear the Darkness

Written by Becky Masterman — It’s a dangerous thing, retiring from the FBI, especially when you spent most of your time there working deep under cover.…

CIS: False Scent

Classics in September – False Scent by Ngaio Marsh – It was back in 1934 that the first book featuring Ngaio Marsh’s gentleman detective, Roderick…