Category: detective

‘The Invention of Murder’ by Judith Flanders

The Invention of Murder With its subtitle – ‘How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime’, this book traces the British public’s interest in murder as a sort of national entertainment. Though the book’s title clearly suggests we’re talking about the Victorian period (1837-1901), Ms Flanders begins her romp through the…

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‘Kids who Kill: Kelly Ellard & Warren Glowatski’ by Kathryn McMaster

Kids who Kill: Kelly Ellard & Warren Glowatski Tormented Reena Virk, only fourteen, struggles to fit in with her peers, but when a petty argument snowballs into a fight, the bullied teenager is beaten up and killed. Members of a group known as the Shoreline Six, 16-year-old Warren Glowatski and 15-year-old Kelly Ellard are arrested…

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Indie Author Interview – Brigitta Moon

Avid reader Brigitta Moon turned to writing to explore her story ideas, but where did her Marston Series begin? What inspired you to write the Marston Thriller series? This is a great question. In the beginning of GUILTY, book one of the series, as an introduction I actually tell the reader how the story came…

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Indie Author Interview – Kathryn McMaster

Historical crime fiction has always fascinated true-crime writer Kathryn McMaster, but how does she manage her writing career while running a farm? Your first two books, ‘Who Killed Little Johnny Gill?’ and ‘Blackmail, Sex and Lies’ focus very much on murders committed in the nineteenth century. Does this period of history still interest you and…

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‘Kids who Kill: Sandy Charles’ by Kathryn McMaster

Kids who Kill: Sandy Charles When a child is murdered and horribly mutilated in the small community of La Ronge, Saskatchewan, rumours of ritual killings and satanic cults quickly spread among the townsfolk, not helped by the slow reaction of the police to find the killer. In fact, the manner of the killing is so…

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‘The 13th Hour’ by Brigitta Moon

The 13th Hour: A Marston Thriller Mayor Harden has a secret, and someone who knows everything is willing to spill the beans, but with the choice between money and family, which tune will the mayoral puppet dance to? Meanwhile, baseball coach Jessie Owens finds himself arrested and thrown in jail. Can police officers Romero, Billy…

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