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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

Book Review

That would be Michael Gilbert, author of some of the best mysteries you have never read. It torques me mightily that he is not better known on this side of the pond.

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