The Plague Court Murders by Carter Dickson (1934)

‘I want you to go with me, tonight, to a certain house in London; to tell me whether you see or hear; and, if you do, whether you can explain it on natural grounds.”  And when Ken Blake is approached by Dean Halliday with that request he jumps at the chance. Plague Court, is a …

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The Bowstring Murders by Carter Dickson (1933)

My first review (on Twitter) of The Bowstring Murders left something to be desired… Trying to write a review for this is making me as “half-cracked” as Lord Rayle! Oh hell! Ingenious impossible crime. Very interesting sleuth in Gaunt. Lacks the energy and atmosphere I crave from Carr. Needs a map! There...done...whew!” So today, on John …

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And So To Murder by Carter Dickson (1940)

I recently acquired a few Carter Dickson’s, but after reading a few reviews was questioning whether my purchases were worth the read. But I loved the first one, the Curse of the Bronze Lamp, and as a novice Carr/Dickson reader I have no real expectations, so decided to slog it out and read on…And So …

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