Jim Kelly

Books by Jim Kelly

The Moon Tunnel

A body is found in one of the escape tunnels dug by POWs held in a World War Two camp in Cambridgeshire’s fenlands. Journalist Philip Dryden is drawn inescapably to the case when it is revealed that the man discovered in the collapsed tunnel is on the way into, not out of, the compound.

Reviewed on 25 September 2021 by Kerry Hood

Death Ship

DI Shaw and DS Valentine find themselves with 60-year-old case on their hands following an explosion on Hunstanton beach.

Reviewed on 17 September 2016 by Sharon Wheeler

Death on Demand

Norfolk DI Peter Shaw would rather be surfing, but he has to deal with the murder of a 100-year-old woman, threatened unrest on a pilgrimage and the murky history of an almost-derelict estate.

Reviewed on 24 October 2015 by Sharon Wheeler

The Funeral Owl

Philip Dryden is now editor of The Crow newspaper – and finds himself hurtling around the Fens covering murders, lethal alcohol, the disappearance of a teenager and the theft of metal which has dangerous consequences.

Reviewed on 28 December 2013 by Sharon Wheeler


Journalist Philip Dryden is told by police that his father has been killed in a car crash - except, he drowned 35 years previously

Reviewed on 04 October 2013 by Sharon Wheeler