Michael Gilbert

Books by Michael Gilbert

Death in Captivity

A suspected ‘stool pigeon’ is found dead in an escape tunnel at an officers’ prisoner of war camp in northern Italy. With the invasion imminent, the prisoners plan a mass break-out, but first amateur detective Captain ‘Cuckoo’ Goyles must solve the mystery and find out how much their captors know about the escape plot.

Reviewed on 09 November 2019 by John Cleal

Death Has Deep Roots

A former French Resistance fighter is on trial at the Old Bailey for the murder of her wartime British SOE controller. Her hastily assembled defence team believe her innocence can only be proved by retracing events that happened in Nazi-occupied wartime France.

Reviewed on 10 August 2019 by John Cleal

Smallbone Deceased

The London legal firm of Horniman, Birley and Craine suffers a blow to its reputation when a client is found dead in an office deed box.

Reviewed on 13 July 2019 by Chris Roberts