A Fatal Flaw by Faith Martin

A contestant in a beauty pageant dies as a result of poisoning. Suicide, accident, or murder? And when a string of cruel pranks on other contestants follows, WPC Trudy Loveday and Coroner Clement Ryder decide to look deeper. Intriguing setting and storylines! 1960 was a time when the majority of women did not “work”, but …

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A Knife for Harry Dodd by George Bellairs

Harry Dodd is stabbed in the back while walking home from the pub. Who would want to kill such an unassuming man? Was it the mistress that he regrets moving in with, her mother (who just happens to live with them too), or one of the many family members who hate him for various reasons. …

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A Bitter Feast by Deborah Crombie

Duncan Kincaid, Gemma James, and their family have been invited to spend a quiet weekend in the Cotswolds at the family home of Melody Talbot (Gemma’s DS). When Duncan is involved in a deadly car crash that isn’t all that it seems, and another mysterious death follows, Duncan and Gemma find themselves pulled into the …

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The White Feather Killer by R. N. Morris

The White Feather Killer sees the return of DCI Silas Quinn in this tense mystery which opens in London at the beginning of WWI. In the patriotic fervor that follows, men rush to volunteer to fight, people see spies everywhere, and women shamed young men into enlisting by giving them white feathers.  After a patriotic …

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