Dancing Death by Christopher Bush (1931)

Ludovic Travers and John Franklin are amongst the houseguests who find themselves snowbound at Little Levington Hall, the home of Martin Braishe, after a New Year’s fancy dress party. The next morning brings an unexpected guest, a schoolmaster named Crashaw, who stumbled on the house after his car is trapped in the snow and the …

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Murder at Fenwold by Christopher Bush (1930)

‘Hye on a tree oure lord did henge and diebeneathe a tree the laste revere shall lye.’ The last of the Revere's, Cosmo Revere is found dead in the grounds of his family home, Fenwold Hall. Has the prophecy been fulfilled? It appears that Revere had been indulging in his hobby of felling trees, but …

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Dead Man Twice by Christopher Bush

Boxer Michael France, “the idol of the British public, whether boxing or not,” has asked John Franklin to his home to discuss a series of threatening letters he has received. France is soon to fight for the title of heavy-weight champion of the world. Could someone be trying to stop him from fighting? Or is …

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The Perfect Murder Case by Christopher Bush

When on 7 October, 193- the first of the “Marius Letters” letters arrived at the offices of several London newspapers and Scotland Yard announcing “I am going to commit a murder…on the night of the 11th”, the inclination was to take it as a hoax. Subsequent letters arrive containing further information, each stoking speculation and …

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The Plumley Inheritance by Christopher Bush

Financier Henry Plumley has been acting erratically of late. Now, facing potential financial ruin and arrest, he makes a very public speech in which he alludes to hidden treasure, then sips from his glass and falls dead.  And so begins a hunt for treasure. With the end of WWI, Major Geoffrey Wrentham has been demobilized …

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