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"Like a wasp eating marmalade," whispered Mrs. Havelock."

Young Katie Steelstock, back in her home village of Hannington from her TV role in London as Britain’s sweetheart, is brutally murdered after a small-town dance. 131 more words


Book of the Month: July 2016

Book of the Month: July 2016

It’s been a rather mixed bag this month in terms of reading, with a few highlights such as Philip Macdonald’s… 202 more words

Book Of The Month

Death has Deep Roots (1951) by Michael Gilbert

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Knife

I have only read one book by Gilbert before, a collection of short stories called Mr Calder and Mr Behrens… 1,103 more words

In The Dock

Review: SMALLBONE DECEASED by Michael Gilbert

Somehow I had managed to never hear of Michael Gilbert until I downloaded copies of both the Mystery Writers of America and UK Crime Writers Association top 100 crime novels lists last year. 547 more words

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