The Heron’s Cry by Ann Cleeves

Jen is a police officer, off duty and at a friends get together, when a man approaches her. She's too drunk to really engage with him, but he seems to want to talk to her in a professional capacity. The next day, he's found dead, murdered in his daughters art studio. Was the killer someone …

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City of Vengeance by DV Bishop

Set in 1500's Florence, City Of Vengeance is the first in a series about Cesare Aldo, an officer for the city's criminal court, in a capacity similar to a detective or policeman. When a Jewish moneylender that he has a connection to turns up murdered, the pressure is on to solve the case and find …

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The Innocent Dead (Rhona MacLeod #15) by Lin Anderson

Karen is struggling following the recent death of her husband, and might be starting to remember something about the events of years ago, but can she trust her mind not to play tricks on her? Meanwhile, two swimmers find the body of a girl left in the peat bog. The preserved remains could be the …

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The Darkest Evening (Vera Stanhope Mystery #9) by Ann Cleeves

The Darkest Evening is the ninth and latest from Ann Cleeves series featuring detective Vera Stanhope. Vera is driving back from the office when she goes off course in a snowstorm, and comes across a car left with it's door open and an unattended baby inside. As there is no one nearby, she takes the …

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What I Learned From Reading Every Single Agatha Christie Book.

A prolific writer who has made it to the Guiness Book of Records as the bestselling author of all time, Agatha Christie is a remarkable writer. Largely known for her detective stories, often featuring the Belgian Detective Poirot or the oft underestimated elderly Miss Marple of St Mary Mead, she also wrote plays, including Mousetrap, …

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