The Shrouded Path

Written by Sarah Ward — Immersive theatre is a thing these days. For the uninitiated, it’s where you arrive at a show and get drawn into…

The return of Philip Marlowe!

On the Radar — Well, whaddaya know? Philip Marlowe is back on the crime bookshelf this week, a result of Raymond Chandler’s estate inviting journalist…

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A Patient Fury

Sarah Ward’s third novel, A Patient Fury, is once again set in the rural Peak District. This time the mentally frail DC Connie Childs is investigating…

A Patient Fury

Written by Sarah Ward — Detective Inspector Frances Sadler receives a phone call late one night. There’s been a fire over at a large house on the…

Throwing stones

On the Radar — Given the title of Louise Penny’s latest novel, we’re expecting some stone throwing, or at least some of the double standards…

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A Deadly Thaw

Written by Sarah Ward — Bampton, the Derbyshire Peak District, September 2004. Lena Fisher is arrested and confesses to the murder of her husband, Andrew, suffocating…

Cold case defrosted

On the Radar — This week’s new books take us on a journey from chilling Derbyshire where Sarah Ward has another cold case for us,…

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In Bitter Chill

Written by Sarah Ward — Family history is a remarkable obsession shared by millions of people in Britain and around the world. They say it’s a pastime…

Interview: Sarah Ward

Can you imagine the thrill Sarah Ward must have been feeling when her agents called up in May last year to say that Faber &…