The entire works of Agatha Christie

Day three of the Twelve Days of Christiemas and I thought it would make sense to actually list all of Dame Agatha Christie’s novels, short stories and plays. I’ve sorted them by series or type so they won’t necessarily be in publication date order. Marple The Murder at the Vicarage The Body in the Library…

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie – review

Published by Harper Collins Publication date  – (orginal publication year 1920) Source – own copy Beware! Peril to the detective who says: It is so small it does not matter Everything matters.’ After the Great War, life can never be the same again. Wounds need healing, and the horror of violent death banished into memory….

What Agatha Did by Sara Sheridan – guest post

Agatha Christie is famous the world over for her crime fiction, from stand alone novels to the eponymous Poirot and Marple with only the Bible and Shakespeare out selling her novels. From today until Christmas Eve, I will be having a post every day focussing on Agatha Christie. There will be a range of posts…

Blood & Sugar by Laura Shepherd-Robinson – review

Published by Mantle Publication date – 24 January 2019 Source – review copy June, 1781. An unidentified body hangs upon a hook at Deptford Dock – horribly tortured and branded with a slaver’s mark. Some days later, Captain Harry Corsham – a war hero embarking upon a promising parliamentary career – is visited by the…

Mostyn Thomas and the Big Rave by Richard Williams – extract

Mostyn Thomas and the Big Rave, the debut novel of Richard Williams was published by Graffeg on the 8  November 2018. Graffeg have kindly allowed me to share an extract from the novel with you. Prologue Every morning, suspended in his harness, Trevor would pan across the ancient estuary of the Cleddau to the heads…

J.S. Monroe – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome back J.S. Monroe to the blog. Last time he was here to discuss his book Find Me, this time he’s answering more questions, including the inspiration behind his new book Forget My Name, published by Head of Zeus on 1 October 2018. 1. Tell us a little about Forget My…

Toppling the TBR pile – 2019 books from Michael Joseph

It’s getting to that time of year when the bookworm’s equivalent of digging out the red pen and snaffling a copy of the Christmas Radio Times starts. That’s right. It’s 2019 publisher catalogue time. So I’ve undergone the arduous task of sitting down and seeing what bookish offerings we can expect in the first half…