A Seaside Mourning by John Bainbridge

A Seaside Mourning is a hugely enjoyable and sensitively written work. There were plenty of juicy red herrings, and macabre moments, but as a cosy mystery it retained an elegance along with plenty of fascinating detail. The sinister yet poetic description of an exhumation has lingered in my mind. The main character, Abbs, is appealing … Continue reading A Seaside Mourning by John Bainbridge

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The Case of the Curious Client by T G Campbell

Fascinating detail, highly evocative of the historic period.The Case of the Curious Client: A Bow Street Society Mystery has a rich plot and characters, and is a good choice for those who like British crime fiction and novels set in Victorian times. There are many interesting historic snippets, for example about hansom and hackney cabs. … Continue reading The Case of the Curious Client by T G Campbell