Category: detective

‘Move to Murder’ by Antony M Brown

Move to Murder Liverpool, 1931. A telephone message is left for insurance agent William Wallace at his chess club, informing him that a Mr Qualtrough would like to meet him concerning an endowment policy. But following the instructions the next evening, Wallace finds the address he’s been given doesn’t exist. Returning home, he discovers his…

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‘The Poisoned Chocolates Case’ by Anthony Berkeley

The Poisoned Chocolates Case Graham and Joan Bendix apparently have a happy marriage, but when Graham is offered a box of chocolates at his club and passes them on to his wife, she ends up dead. Chief Inspector Moresby is perplexed by the murder and with no obvious suspects he turns to Roger Sheringham and…

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‘Games People Play’ by Owen Mullen

Games People Play When a thirteen-month-old child is abducted from a beach in Scotland, private investigator Charlie Cameron gets a visit from the girl’s father. Believing he knows who may had taken his daughter, Mark Hamilton is desperate and urges Charlie to track her down. But is this a one-off abduction or part of something…

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Indie Author Interview – Joy Mutter

From paranormal and psychological crime thrillers, to autobiographies and non-fiction, she’s done it all. So who is the real Joy Mutter? For the Hostile series you created a rather unusual entity as its villain – where did this idea come from? I’m always on the lookout for new ideas. My overactive imagination kicked into overdrive…

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Indie Author Interview – Keith Dixon

Yorkshire-born Keith Dixon has been writing since he was thirteen years old. A two-time winner of the Chanticleer Reviews CLUE First in Category award for Private Eye/Noir novel, he has penned nine books in the Sam Dyke Investigations series and three in the Paul Storey series, as well as tackling literary fiction. Thinking back to…

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‘The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu’ by Sax Rohmer

The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu Evil genius Dr Fu-Manchu sets in motion his plans for the conquest of China and the downfall of Western civilisation. But he must first deal with doggedly-determined hero of the Empire, Commissioner Nayland Smith and his pal Dr Petrie, who pursue him through the opium dens of Limehouse and…

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‘Kids who Kill: Cristian Fernandez’ by Kathryn McMaster

Kids who Kill: Cristian Fernandez True-crime investigation charting the shocking child murder of two-year-old David Galarraga-Blanco. When police arrest the toddler’s half-brother 12-year-old Cristian Fernandez, it seems they have caught the killer. But they also arrest Cristian’s mother, Bianella Susana, who waited eight long hours before seeking medical help for the toddler. With verbatim accounts…

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‘Visitor to Blue Lake’ by AC Cooper

Visitor to Blue Lake Leaving her home planet with the aim of making a new life for herself, Jazz Mackinnon soon makes friends in the small-town community of Blue Lake. Investigating the disappearance of a young girl, Detective Slade McGuinness ropes the newcomer into working with a local photographer and soon discovers she has some…

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