Review Archive

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A Necessary Evil

India 1920: Captain Wyndham and Sergeant Banerjee of the Calcutta police force visit the native state of Sambalpore to investigate the assassination of a Maharajah’s son.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Chris Roberts

Bright Shiny Things

Former soldier-turned-PI Lee Arnold enlists his Muslim assistant, Bangladeshi psychiatry graduate Mumtaz Hakim, in a daring deception to bring a self-confessed ISIS terrorist to the West.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by John Cleal

Fireside Gothic

A trio of supernatural, eerie and haunting Gothic novellas.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by John Cleal

Good Girls Don't Tell

A tortured body of a man is found in an allotment shed. Inspector Magnus Kalo and his team are mystified, especially due to the lack of information about the victim. Eventually they find a connection to a past event in Argentina.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Ewa Sherman

Heretics

Retired Cuban detective Mario Conde helps to trace the chain of possession of a Rembrandt portrait that was stolen and disappeared for 70 years.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Chris Roberts

The Road to Ithaca

Wehrmacht officer Martin Von Bora lands in Crete immediately after the 1941 German invasion and is handed the investigation into a possible war crime.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Chris Roberts

Puritan

Mercia Blakewood hopes her search for Charles II’s missing paintings, which has taken her to America, has gained enough leverage to reclaim her family home. But when a new friend is murdered, she will not leave until the killer is found.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by John Cleal

Rooted in Dishonour

When an 18-year old girl disappears days after she meets her husband-to-be, DI Tim Yates is convinced this is his first encounter with an honour killing.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

Bryant and May: Strange Tide

Bryant and May of the Peculiar Crimes Unit investigate when the body of a woman is found chained to a post in the River Thames.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Jim Beaman

Sweetpea

Rhiannon is an editorial assistant on a provincial newspaper, and despises her invisibility – except when her lofty morals drive her to kill.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

The Beautiful Dead

Eve Singer, crime correspondent for iWitness News, needs murder: it pays the bills. For the killer who stabbed Layla Martin to death behind a glass door, murder is his art. Eve would say they are worlds apart. The killer wouldn’t.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

The Binding Song

Newly-appointed lead psychologist Janet Palmer is faced with a spate of suicides amongst the prisoners and a worrying climate of secrecy amongst the staff at Halvergate Prison.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Linda Wilson

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