And So to Murder by Carter Dickson

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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The Curse of the Bronze Lamp by Carter Dickson aka John Dickson Carr Where Have You Been All My Life!

Second Carroll & Graf Edition, 1997 In the wake of the death of a fellow archeologist, and rumors that he died as a result of a curse, Lady Helen Loring returns home to England. With her she takes an ancient bronze lamp, a gift from the Egyptian government for her work in helping to uncover …

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The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories – Edited by Martin Edwards

This is the twelfth British Library Crime Classics anthology published, and the third collection set in winter. More specifically, this collection of short stories all occur around, or reference the Christmas season. Eleven tales involving murder, theft, and even a Christmas ghost!  This is a great collection of stories, that I thoroughly enjoyed. Edward Martin’s …

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