Best British Detectives Books

Best Free British Detectives Books of 2024

  • Murder on the Orient Express Teaching Guide reviews

    Murder on the Orient Express Teaching Guide Book Reviews

    Agatha Christie & Amy Jurskis

    To help teachers decide if Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is right for their students, we’ve created this free ebook that features sample chapters from the book and...

  • The Woman in White reviews

    The Woman in White Book Reviews

    Wilkie Collins

    "The Woman in White", masterpiece written by Wilkie Collins and published in 1860, is one of the earliest and mostbeloved mystery novels. The public loved the mystery and...

  • The Honeymoon Homicide reviews

    The Honeymoon Homicide Book Reviews

    J. R. Mathis & Susan Mathis

    Enjoy this SmallTown Murder Mystery Featuring A Unique Sleuthing Couple I'm Father Tom Greer, a Catholic Priest in a smalltown parish who never expected this . . . When I came...

  • A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia reviews

    A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia Book Reviews

    Clara Benson

    It's 1929, and Ticky Maltravers is the toast of London high society, adored by everyoneor so it seems, until somebody poisons him over dinner. Now it turns out that numerous p...

  • Angry Betty reviews

    Angry Betty Book Reviews

    Jamie Lee Scott

    A female cop, a dead body in the trunk of a car, and drug cartels in a small Texas town. Kate Darby learned to hate cops at an early age, thanks to her drug addicted mom. No one wo...

  • Death of a Celebrity reviews

    Death of a Celebrity Book Reviews

    Eleanor Calder

    “The pages turn themselves in this delightful cozy mystery. Full of fun, laughter, warm characters and a strong female sleuth. Its amazing twists and turns will keep you guessing u...

  • Cold Press - A Gripping British Mystery Thriller reviews

    Cold Press - A Gripping British Mystery Thriller Book Reviews

    David Bradwell

    A fashion photographer. A cub reporter. The missing persons story of a lifetime… London, 1993. Trainee investigative journalist Danny Churchill would do anything for his boss. And ...

  • Sherlock Holmes - Novels reviews

    Sherlock Holmes - Novels Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Classical Sherlock Holmes novels, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: A Study In Scarlet The Sign Of The Four The Hound Of The Baskervilles The Valley Of Fear Original illustrations inc...

  • Iceline reviews

    Iceline Book Reviews

    Martyn Taylor

    Smuggling, skulduggery and scuba diving and he was in the right place at the wrong time. A late evening encounter outside the compressor shed and a moment of panic. A tourist joins...

  • Backtrack reviews

    Backtrack Book Reviews

    Paul Doiron

    Enjoy “Backtrack”an original, brand new, short story from Edgar Award finalist Paul Doiron, author of the bestselling Mike Bowditch series. When a visiting hunter goes missing in t...

  • The Bear Trap reviews

    The Bear Trap Book Reviews

    Paul Doiron

    “Breathless pacing, dark humor, wildlife, and vivid characters.” Boston Globe In this original short story in the Mike Bowditch mystery series, legendary Maine woodsman and bush p...

  • The Cheat Killers reviews

    The Cheat Killers Book Reviews

    Gordon Warden

    Detective Inspector Harry Black has a couple of burning issues... How did his attractive female flight companion vanish into thin air? Who is honeytrapping married men and killing ...

  • Come What May reviews

    Come What May Book Reviews

    Larry Darter

    A tale of deceit, betrayal, dark choices, and murder that reviewers describe as "gripping," "full of suspense and thrills," and "hard to put down." In...

  • Out of Time reviews

    Out of Time Book Reviews

    Steven Allinson

    Some cases are over before they have begun... Boxing Day in London is shaping up to be one of the worst on record for Detective Neil Townsend. When a young family discover what app...

  • A Questionable Hero reviews

    A Questionable Hero Book Reviews

    Stephen Gane

    Liston Pearce is a bad man, A yardie, A drugdealing gangboss. A splitsecond decision starts a series of lifechanging events that he could not have foreseen even in his wildest imag...

  • Death by Peanuts reviews

    Death by Peanuts Book Reviews

    C A Shepherd

    Acneridden Christian detective, Mark 'Pizza' Parlour, must find the killer among his own congregation when an exserviceman slumps headfirst into a plate of chocolate ecla...

  • Frankenstein.com reviews

    Frankenstein.com Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    Frankenstein.com is the sequel to Resident Fear. Two years on from arresting the serial killer involved, a new challenge faces D.C.I. Renton. The story is once again set in the Nor...

  • Palm Trees in the Pyrenees reviews

    Palm Trees in the Pyrenees Book Reviews

    Elly Grant

    Unappreciated and passed over for promotion, thirtyyearold Danielle's career in law enforcement is going nowhere. When a hated Englishman is found dead, her idyllic hometown t...

  • The Death of Hope reviews

    The Death of Hope Book Reviews

    Lou Collins

    Family can be murder! When Ted's daring plan to put an end to his father's brutish ways backfires, Dad ends up dead, and he's not the only one. To make matters worse...

  • Overwhelming Evidence reviews

    Overwhelming Evidence Book Reviews

    Steve Bentham

    A ruinous secret not yet told. A killer determined to keep it that way. A cozy British detective mystery with a touch of noir Christopher Vernham, a downatheel private inv...

  • The Fallen Girls reviews

    The Fallen Girls Book Reviews

    Kathryn Casey

    She didn’t notice the corn stalks shiver a few feet to her right. By the time she looked up, the man towered above her. In a single movement he wrapped one thick hand around her wa...

  • No Police Like Holmes reviews

    No Police Like Holmes Book Reviews

    Dan Andriacco

    Fully revised 2nd edition The Investigating Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes Colloquium and donation of the third largest private collection of Sherlockiana in the world wer...

  • Jingle Bells, Rifle Shells reviews

    Jingle Bells, Rifle Shells Book Reviews

    Bruce Hammack

    Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells…Rifle Shells? Blind private investigator Steve Smiley and his partner hear a rifle shot. Hordes of Christmas shoppers scatter. A famous biggame hunter dr...

  • Widowmere reviews

    Widowmere Book Reviews

    Emma Lee Bole

    The sun sets over Windermere. An artist is sketching on the shore; nearby, a beautiful young widow fills her pockets with stones and wades out into the lake... The artist, Eden, is...

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes reviews

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    An Apple Books Classic You get not one, not two, but 25 gripping mysteries in Arthur Conan Doyle’s first of five collections of Sherlock Holmes short stories. Follow the brilliant ...

  • Not Exactly Dead reviews

    Not Exactly Dead Book Reviews

    Kathryn Judson

    Richard Hugh, aka TripleO Five of the unsung British agency nicknamed MI5 1/2, is happily making life miserable for bad guys and, when he has time, cultivating a reputation as a la...

  • Mint Chocolate Chip Murder reviews

    Mint Chocolate Chip Murder Book Reviews

    Penelope Manzone

    Jen and Sherry's Ice Cream shop is the perfect place to bring friends, families, clubs, and even pets to get a mouth watering and creamy, flavorful treatAnything like Italian ...

  • My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series reviews

    My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series Book Reviews

    Joy Bassetti-Kruger

    When Susan's mother's secret life as a spy for MI6 during the cold war, spills over into Susan's life, she is unprepared for the devastating effect this has on their...

  • The Fast Train to the Grave reviews

    The Fast Train to the Grave Book Reviews

    C. A. W. Parker

    There's a corpse on his train – and a killer still on board... Rusty Macduff is a private eye with a niche: he only takes on the cases every other detective in the golden age ...

  • Fool Me Once reviews

    Fool Me Once Book Reviews

    Solomon Carter

    In the gritty coastal town of Southend, Detective Hogarth's world is collapsing. Branded a rogue detective, his onceloyal colleague DC Simmons now dances on the precipice of d...

  • Gone Up In Flames reviews

    Gone Up In Flames Book Reviews

    Michael N Burton

    This is a Short Story Louisa Dalton is a thirty something former police recruit. With a messy divorce now behind her, she's settled into running a market stall, selling her ho...

  • Die Abenteuer des Sherlock Holmes reviews

    Die Abenteuer des Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle hat nicht nur den berühmtesten Privatermittler der Welt erfunden, sondern das Genre des modernen Detektivromans gleich mit. In zwölf kurzen Erzählungen erleb...

  • The Cedar Face reviews

    The Cedar Face Book Reviews

    Carole Pitt

    When Keith Wilson, an art teacher at Grasmere Academy is murdered, DI Elizabeth Jewell expects to lead the investigation. Within hours, her new boss DCI Liam Yeats takes over and e...

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles reviews

    The Hound of the Baskervilles Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazi...

  • Messengers of Evil reviews

    Messengers of Evil Book Reviews

    Marcel Allain & Pierre Souvestre

    Fantômas strikes again in this third installment in the intoxicating crime series On Rue Norvins, the police find a famous heiress poisoned to death in the studio of a ceramics pai...

  • Tree of Snakes reviews

    Tree of Snakes Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    A rough sleeping man is brought to A&E. He died in hospital. The police were alerted that tests indicated he may not have died from natural causes. The incident spirals int...

  • Hilda Hopkins reviews

    Hilda Hopkins Book Reviews

    Vivienne Fagan

    Hilda Hopkins está en el camino de aumentar su pensión y mantenerse en sus planes de tejer a máquina y con la lana de “Sweeney”. Después de escaparse a lo Rambo por la ventana del ...

  • Death in the Docks reviews

    Death in the Docks Book Reviews

    Simon Glyndwr John

    Owen Jones returns to the main Abermorfa Police Station as an Acting Detective Inspector. Owen’s new role includes his overseeing of the Special Branch unit based in the docks who ...

  • The Murder at Sissingham Hall reviews

    The Murder at Sissingham Hall Book Reviews

    Clara Benson

    "It's absolutely delightful, and I would recommend it to anyone who's a fan of Sarah Caudwell, or Agatha Christie, or anyone who loves really clever British murder m...

  • The Famous Plantation Mystery reviews

    The Famous Plantation Mystery Book Reviews

    Teddy Donaldson

    The lawyer drew some documents from his desk. “I want you to sign these,” he said. Hutton gave a violent start. “What are they?” he asked. “The articles of agreement.” “What agreem...

  • Murder Most Stupid reviews

    Murder Most Stupid Book Reviews

    David Brooklyn

    A horde of dreadful, vulgar, cretinous guests of dubious morals and lapsed honour, in cahoots with a pack of impertinent, bestial, lumpenproletarian staff, frustrate the noble effo...

  • Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle reviews

    Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle Book Reviews

    J.A. Lang

    “They say one should never trust a thin chef. By this measure, Chef Maurice was very trustworthy indeed.” Take one sleepy Cotswold village, mix in one Poirotesque murder mystery, a...

  • Harvest of Souls reviews

    Harvest of Souls Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    A human body part appears in a car crushing plant in the suburbs of Newcastle. It was placed in a position where it would definitely be found. Having reported this incident to the ...

  • Resident Fear reviews

    Resident Fear Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    Resident Fear, the first volume in the Fog on the Tyne series, is a crime thriller set in the Northeast of England in 2018, not long after Britain was expelled from the European Un...

  • The Penitent Priest reviews

    The Penitent Priest Book Reviews

    J. R. Mathis & Susan Mathis

    My wife died in my arms, the victim of a nameless killer's bullet. I should have died with her. But God had other plans for me.  Fifteen years later, I'm back wh...

  • Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens reviews

    Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens Book Reviews

    L. A. Nisula

    A short Christmas mystery set in the world of the Cassie Pengear Mysteries. While preparing their tinkering/ haberdashery shop for the Christmas season, Kate and Ada find a body on...

  • The Bridge reviews

    The Bridge Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    It was a political decision taken to make a statement to the rest of the world. In fact, it did achieve phenominal notoriety. At first, a sequence of horrific murders seemed to be ...

  • Trust Fall reviews

    Trust Fall Book Reviews

    Frankie Bow

    It's another faculty retreat at Mahina State University, "Where Your Future Begins Tomorrow." Professor Molly struggles to stay awake. Her best friend Dr. Emma Nakam...

  • Mister Mottley and the Key of D reviews

    Mister Mottley and the Key of D Book Reviews

    Ellen Seltz

    Has Mottley gone mad? That night in Venice, standing on a balcony rail with an angry Slovak swordsman and a halfnaked fiddler holding them at bay, Mottley's friend Debenham re...

  • Death of a Hero reviews

    Death of a Hero Book Reviews

    B.M. Allsopp

    Meet young Joe Horseman. How much will he risk to save his dead hero's honour? Horseman idolises rugby captain Seru, who plucked him from the crowd of hopeful freshers to plac...

  • The Minotaur Sampler, Volume 4 reviews

    The Minotaur Sampler, Volume 4 Book Reviews

    Stacy Willingham, Alex Finlay, Gigi Pandian, Camilla Sten, Anna Downes & Samantha Jayne Allen

    Looking for a new book that will make your heart race? The fourth edition of The Minotaur Sampler compiles the beginnings of six can'tmiss novelseither standalone or first in ...

  • The Curious Case of the Broken Window reviews

    The Curious Case of the Broken Window Book Reviews

    Bryan M. Porter

    It is July 25, 1864 when the good inspector James Wright is called to the chief inspector, as a murder suspect has asked for him by name. Unsure of what could be afoot, the inspect...

  • Murder On The Brazos reviews

    Murder On The Brazos Book Reviews

    Bruce Hammack

    He has no badge and no authority, in a county full of corruption, drugs and murder. When Fen Maguire left office as sheriff nine months ago Newman County was clean and safe. But th...

  • The Revengers reviews

    The Revengers Book Reviews

    Dan Andriacco

    “We've been tasered, drugged, kidnapped, and almost blown up. So I'm sorry we’re late for the party.” Jeff Cody is having a bad day. But readers will love this short stor...

  • Ice Blue reviews

    Ice Blue Book Reviews

    Emma Jameson

    The New York Times Bestselling Series "What made this ebook such pleasurable reading was not the murder or even the Police procedure, but the rather wonderful cast of characte...

  • Killing at the Carnival reviews

    Killing at the Carnival Book Reviews

    L. A. Nisula

    Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cow...

  • The Albert Gate Mystery reviews

    The Albert Gate Mystery Book Reviews

    Louis Tracy

    Amateur detective Reginald Brett attempts to solve a case revolving around missing diamonds and four dead Turkish officials in this British mystery novel.

  • The Case of the Missing Bubble Gum Card reviews

    The Case of the Missing Bubble Gum Card Book Reviews

    R Weir

    Jarvis Mann is a private detective, whose business thrived on the mundane Paying the bills by shadowing cheating spouses Getting in the middle of messy divorces And working for the...

  • An Addendum to the Affair of the Dog That Did Not Bark. reviews

    An Addendum to the Affair of the Dog That Did Not Bark. Book Reviews

    Philip van Wulven

    Some revelations by Dr Watson of hitherto undisclosed details in the resolution of this interesting case.

  • Broken Doll reviews

    Broken Doll Book Reviews

    K.D. Forrester

    Katherine Humphries has a good life, a loving husband and a sweet daughter. Her past has long been forgotten and the shame of her greatest mistake suppressed. Until one day the pas...

Best Paid British Detectives Books of 2024

  • Murder on the Orient Express Teaching Guide reviews

    Murder on the Orient Express Teaching Guide Book Reviews

    Agatha Christie & Amy Jurskis

    To help teachers decide if Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is right for their students, we’ve created this free ebook that features sample chapters from the book and...

  • The Woman in White reviews

    The Woman in White Book Reviews

    Wilkie Collins

    "The Woman in White", masterpiece written by Wilkie Collins and published in 1860, is one of the earliest and mostbeloved mystery novels. The public loved the mystery and...

  • The Honeymoon Homicide reviews

    The Honeymoon Homicide Book Reviews

    J. R. Mathis & Susan Mathis

    Enjoy this SmallTown Murder Mystery Featuring A Unique Sleuthing Couple I'm Father Tom Greer, a Catholic Priest in a smalltown parish who never expected this . . . When I came...

  • A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia reviews

    A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia Book Reviews

    Clara Benson

    It's 1929, and Ticky Maltravers is the toast of London high society, adored by everyoneor so it seems, until somebody poisons him over dinner. Now it turns out that numerous p...

  • Angry Betty reviews

    Angry Betty Book Reviews

    Jamie Lee Scott

    A female cop, a dead body in the trunk of a car, and drug cartels in a small Texas town. Kate Darby learned to hate cops at an early age, thanks to her drug addicted mom. No one wo...

  • Death of a Celebrity reviews

    Death of a Celebrity Book Reviews

    Eleanor Calder

    “The pages turn themselves in this delightful cozy mystery. Full of fun, laughter, warm characters and a strong female sleuth. Its amazing twists and turns will keep you guessing u...

  • Cold Press - A Gripping British Mystery Thriller reviews

    Cold Press - A Gripping British Mystery Thriller Book Reviews

    David Bradwell

    A fashion photographer. A cub reporter. The missing persons story of a lifetime… London, 1993. Trainee investigative journalist Danny Churchill would do anything for his boss. And ...

  • Sherlock Holmes - Novels reviews

    Sherlock Holmes - Novels Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Classical Sherlock Holmes novels, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: A Study In Scarlet The Sign Of The Four The Hound Of The Baskervilles The Valley Of Fear Original illustrations inc...

  • Iceline reviews

    Iceline Book Reviews

    Martyn Taylor

    Smuggling, skulduggery and scuba diving and he was in the right place at the wrong time. A late evening encounter outside the compressor shed and a moment of panic. A tourist joins...

  • Backtrack reviews

    Backtrack Book Reviews

    Paul Doiron

    Enjoy “Backtrack”an original, brand new, short story from Edgar Award finalist Paul Doiron, author of the bestselling Mike Bowditch series. When a visiting hunter goes missing in t...

  • The Bear Trap reviews

    The Bear Trap Book Reviews

    Paul Doiron

    “Breathless pacing, dark humor, wildlife, and vivid characters.” Boston Globe In this original short story in the Mike Bowditch mystery series, legendary Maine woodsman and bush p...

  • The Cheat Killers reviews

    The Cheat Killers Book Reviews

    Gordon Warden

    Detective Inspector Harry Black has a couple of burning issues... How did his attractive female flight companion vanish into thin air? Who is honeytrapping married men and killing ...

  • Come What May reviews

    Come What May Book Reviews

    Larry Darter

    A tale of deceit, betrayal, dark choices, and murder that reviewers describe as "gripping," "full of suspense and thrills," and "hard to put down." In...

  • Out of Time reviews

    Out of Time Book Reviews

    Steven Allinson

    Some cases are over before they have begun... Boxing Day in London is shaping up to be one of the worst on record for Detective Neil Townsend. When a young family discover what app...

  • A Questionable Hero reviews

    A Questionable Hero Book Reviews

    Stephen Gane

    Liston Pearce is a bad man, A yardie, A drugdealing gangboss. A splitsecond decision starts a series of lifechanging events that he could not have foreseen even in his wildest imag...

  • Death by Peanuts reviews

    Death by Peanuts Book Reviews

    C A Shepherd

    Acneridden Christian detective, Mark 'Pizza' Parlour, must find the killer among his own congregation when an exserviceman slumps headfirst into a plate of chocolate ecla...

  • Frankenstein.com reviews

    Frankenstein.com Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    Frankenstein.com is the sequel to Resident Fear. Two years on from arresting the serial killer involved, a new challenge faces D.C.I. Renton. The story is once again set in the Nor...

  • Palm Trees in the Pyrenees reviews

    Palm Trees in the Pyrenees Book Reviews

    Elly Grant

    Unappreciated and passed over for promotion, thirtyyearold Danielle's career in law enforcement is going nowhere. When a hated Englishman is found dead, her idyllic hometown t...

  • The Death of Hope reviews

    The Death of Hope Book Reviews

    Lou Collins

    Family can be murder! When Ted's daring plan to put an end to his father's brutish ways backfires, Dad ends up dead, and he's not the only one. To make matters worse...

  • Overwhelming Evidence reviews

    Overwhelming Evidence Book Reviews

    Steve Bentham

    A ruinous secret not yet told. A killer determined to keep it that way. A cozy British detective mystery with a touch of noir Christopher Vernham, a downatheel private inv...

  • The Fallen Girls reviews

    The Fallen Girls Book Reviews

    Kathryn Casey

    She didn’t notice the corn stalks shiver a few feet to her right. By the time she looked up, the man towered above her. In a single movement he wrapped one thick hand around her wa...

  • No Police Like Holmes reviews

    No Police Like Holmes Book Reviews

    Dan Andriacco

    Fully revised 2nd edition The Investigating Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes Colloquium and donation of the third largest private collection of Sherlockiana in the world wer...

  • Jingle Bells, Rifle Shells reviews

    Jingle Bells, Rifle Shells Book Reviews

    Bruce Hammack

    Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells…Rifle Shells? Blind private investigator Steve Smiley and his partner hear a rifle shot. Hordes of Christmas shoppers scatter. A famous biggame hunter dr...

  • Widowmere reviews

    Widowmere Book Reviews

    Emma Lee Bole

    The sun sets over Windermere. An artist is sketching on the shore; nearby, a beautiful young widow fills her pockets with stones and wades out into the lake... The artist, Eden, is...

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes reviews

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    An Apple Books Classic You get not one, not two, but 25 gripping mysteries in Arthur Conan Doyle’s first of five collections of Sherlock Holmes short stories. Follow the brilliant ...

  • Not Exactly Dead reviews

    Not Exactly Dead Book Reviews

    Kathryn Judson

    Richard Hugh, aka TripleO Five of the unsung British agency nicknamed MI5 1/2, is happily making life miserable for bad guys and, when he has time, cultivating a reputation as a la...

  • Mint Chocolate Chip Murder reviews

    Mint Chocolate Chip Murder Book Reviews

    Penelope Manzone

    Jen and Sherry's Ice Cream shop is the perfect place to bring friends, families, clubs, and even pets to get a mouth watering and creamy, flavorful treatAnything like Italian ...

  • My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series reviews

    My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series Book Reviews

    Joy Bassetti-Kruger

    When Susan's mother's secret life as a spy for MI6 during the cold war, spills over into Susan's life, she is unprepared for the devastating effect this has on their...

  • The Fast Train to the Grave reviews

    The Fast Train to the Grave Book Reviews

    C. A. W. Parker

    There's a corpse on his train – and a killer still on board... Rusty Macduff is a private eye with a niche: he only takes on the cases every other detective in the golden age ...

  • Fool Me Once reviews

    Fool Me Once Book Reviews

    Solomon Carter

    In the gritty coastal town of Southend, Detective Hogarth's world is collapsing. Branded a rogue detective, his onceloyal colleague DC Simmons now dances on the precipice of d...

  • Gone Up In Flames reviews

    Gone Up In Flames Book Reviews

    Michael N Burton

    This is a Short Story Louisa Dalton is a thirty something former police recruit. With a messy divorce now behind her, she's settled into running a market stall, selling her ho...

  • Die Abenteuer des Sherlock Holmes reviews

    Die Abenteuer des Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle hat nicht nur den berühmtesten Privatermittler der Welt erfunden, sondern das Genre des modernen Detektivromans gleich mit. In zwölf kurzen Erzählungen erleb...

  • The Cedar Face reviews

    The Cedar Face Book Reviews

    Carole Pitt

    When Keith Wilson, an art teacher at Grasmere Academy is murdered, DI Elizabeth Jewell expects to lead the investigation. Within hours, her new boss DCI Liam Yeats takes over and e...

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles reviews

    The Hound of the Baskervilles Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazi...

  • Messengers of Evil reviews

    Messengers of Evil Book Reviews

    Marcel Allain & Pierre Souvestre

    Fantômas strikes again in this third installment in the intoxicating crime series On Rue Norvins, the police find a famous heiress poisoned to death in the studio of a ceramics pai...

  • Tree of Snakes reviews

    Tree of Snakes Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    A rough sleeping man is brought to A&E. He died in hospital. The police were alerted that tests indicated he may not have died from natural causes. The incident spirals int...

  • Hilda Hopkins reviews

    Hilda Hopkins Book Reviews

    Vivienne Fagan

    Hilda Hopkins está en el camino de aumentar su pensión y mantenerse en sus planes de tejer a máquina y con la lana de “Sweeney”. Después de escaparse a lo Rambo por la ventana del ...

  • Death in the Docks reviews

    Death in the Docks Book Reviews

    Simon Glyndwr John

    Owen Jones returns to the main Abermorfa Police Station as an Acting Detective Inspector. Owen’s new role includes his overseeing of the Special Branch unit based in the docks who ...

  • The Murder at Sissingham Hall reviews

    The Murder at Sissingham Hall Book Reviews

    Clara Benson

    "It's absolutely delightful, and I would recommend it to anyone who's a fan of Sarah Caudwell, or Agatha Christie, or anyone who loves really clever British murder m...

  • The Famous Plantation Mystery reviews

    The Famous Plantation Mystery Book Reviews

    Teddy Donaldson

    The lawyer drew some documents from his desk. “I want you to sign these,” he said. Hutton gave a violent start. “What are they?” he asked. “The articles of agreement.” “What agreem...

  • Murder Most Stupid reviews

    Murder Most Stupid Book Reviews

    David Brooklyn

    A horde of dreadful, vulgar, cretinous guests of dubious morals and lapsed honour, in cahoots with a pack of impertinent, bestial, lumpenproletarian staff, frustrate the noble effo...

  • Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle reviews

    Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle Book Reviews

    J.A. Lang

    “They say one should never trust a thin chef. By this measure, Chef Maurice was very trustworthy indeed.” Take one sleepy Cotswold village, mix in one Poirotesque murder mystery, a...

  • Harvest of Souls reviews

    Harvest of Souls Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    A human body part appears in a car crushing plant in the suburbs of Newcastle. It was placed in a position where it would definitely be found. Having reported this incident to the ...

  • Resident Fear reviews

    Resident Fear Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    Resident Fear, the first volume in the Fog on the Tyne series, is a crime thriller set in the Northeast of England in 2018, not long after Britain was expelled from the European Un...

  • The Penitent Priest reviews

    The Penitent Priest Book Reviews

    J. R. Mathis & Susan Mathis

    My wife died in my arms, the victim of a nameless killer's bullet. I should have died with her. But God had other plans for me.  Fifteen years later, I'm back wh...

  • Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens reviews

    Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens Book Reviews

    L. A. Nisula

    A short Christmas mystery set in the world of the Cassie Pengear Mysteries. While preparing their tinkering/ haberdashery shop for the Christmas season, Kate and Ada find a body on...

  • The Bridge reviews

    The Bridge Book Reviews

    Hylton Smith

    It was a political decision taken to make a statement to the rest of the world. In fact, it did achieve phenominal notoriety. At first, a sequence of horrific murders seemed to be ...

  • Trust Fall reviews

    Trust Fall Book Reviews

    Frankie Bow

    It's another faculty retreat at Mahina State University, "Where Your Future Begins Tomorrow." Professor Molly struggles to stay awake. Her best friend Dr. Emma Nakam...

  • Mister Mottley and the Key of D reviews

    Mister Mottley and the Key of D Book Reviews

    Ellen Seltz

    Has Mottley gone mad? That night in Venice, standing on a balcony rail with an angry Slovak swordsman and a halfnaked fiddler holding them at bay, Mottley's friend Debenham re...

  • Death of a Hero reviews

    Death of a Hero Book Reviews

    B.M. Allsopp

    Meet young Joe Horseman. How much will he risk to save his dead hero's honour? Horseman idolises rugby captain Seru, who plucked him from the crowd of hopeful freshers to plac...

  • The Minotaur Sampler, Volume 4 reviews

    The Minotaur Sampler, Volume 4 Book Reviews

    Stacy Willingham, Alex Finlay, Gigi Pandian, Camilla Sten, Anna Downes & Samantha Jayne Allen

    Looking for a new book that will make your heart race? The fourth edition of The Minotaur Sampler compiles the beginnings of six can'tmiss novelseither standalone or first in ...

  • The Curious Case of the Broken Window reviews

    The Curious Case of the Broken Window Book Reviews

    Bryan M. Porter

    It is July 25, 1864 when the good inspector James Wright is called to the chief inspector, as a murder suspect has asked for him by name. Unsure of what could be afoot, the inspect...

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    Murder On The Brazos Book Reviews

    Bruce Hammack

    He has no badge and no authority, in a county full of corruption, drugs and murder. When Fen Maguire left office as sheriff nine months ago Newman County was clean and safe. But th...

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    The Revengers Book Reviews

    Dan Andriacco

    “We've been tasered, drugged, kidnapped, and almost blown up. So I'm sorry we’re late for the party.” Jeff Cody is having a bad day. But readers will love this short stor...

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    Ice Blue Book Reviews

    Emma Jameson

    The New York Times Bestselling Series "What made this ebook such pleasurable reading was not the murder or even the Police procedure, but the rather wonderful cast of characte...

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    Killing at the Carnival Book Reviews

    L. A. Nisula

    Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cow...

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    The Albert Gate Mystery Book Reviews

    Louis Tracy

    Amateur detective Reginald Brett attempts to solve a case revolving around missing diamonds and four dead Turkish officials in this British mystery novel.

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    The Case of the Missing Bubble Gum Card Book Reviews

    R Weir

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    Philip van Wulven

    Some revelations by Dr Watson of hitherto undisclosed details in the resolution of this interesting case.

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    Broken Doll Book Reviews

    K.D. Forrester

    Katherine Humphries has a good life, a loving husband and a sweet daughter. Her past has long been forgotten and the shame of her greatest mistake suppressed. Until one day the pas...