The Christmas Card Crime

A Christmas party is punctuated by a gunshot under a policeman’s watchful eye. A jewel heist is planned amidst the glitz and glamour of Oxford Street’s Christmas shopping. And...

Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing by Members of the Detection Club

Winner of the H.R.F. Keating Award for best biographical/critical book related to crime fiction, and nominated for the Edgar Allen Poe and Macavity Awards for Best...

Mortmain Hall

'You died once...Tell me who arranged your resurrection, or before the day's out, you'll be dead and gone forever.'1930. A chilling encounter on London's Necropolis Railway leads...

The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books

The main aim of detective stories is to entertain, but the best cast a light on human behaviour, and display both literary ambition and accomplishment. Even unpretentious...

Deep Waters Mysteries on the Waves

The stories in this collection will dredge up delight in crime fiction fans, as watery graves claim unsuspecting victims on the sands of an estuary and disembodied whispers...

The Golden Age of Murder

A real-life detective story, investigating how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction, writing books casting new light on unsolved...

Gallows Court

London, 1930. A headless corpse; an apparent suicide in a locked room; a man burned alive during an illusionist's show in front of thousands of people. Scotland Yard is baffled by...