Category: Crime

‘The Case of Mary Bell’ by Gitta Sereny

The Case of Mary Bell       December 1968, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Two girls aged eleven and thirteen are accused of strangling two little boys – four-year-old Martin Brown and three-year-old Brian Howe. The oldest girl, Norma, is acquitted, but the younger and more advanced Mary Bell, is found guilty of manslaughter. Investigative journalist…

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‘The Murders at White House Farm’ by Carol Ann Lee

The Murders at White House Farm     (Audiobook) The deaths of Nevill and June Bamber, their daughter Sheila and her two young sons on 7th August 1985, sparked a massive police investigation. As the murder weapon was found on her body and all windows and doors appeared to be secure, it seemed reasonable that…

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Reinventing Baker Street

Is it possible to transform two of the most famous characters in crime fiction into something new, without simply repeating what many others have done before? The popularity of Sherlock Holmes continually inspires writers to pay homage to the creations of Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as offering the opportunity to fashion new scenarios based…

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‘Worth Dying For’ by Lee Child

Worth Dying For Travelling across the wilds of Nebraska, Jack Reacher walks into a community where one family controls everything, and no-one dares step out of line. But discovering a twenty-five-year-old mystery involving the disappearance of a young girl, Reacher can’t resist sticking his nose in… This is book number 15 in the Jack Reacher…

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