The Incredible Crime – A Cambridge Mystery by Lois Austen-Leigh

I was so looking forward to this volume in the British Library Crime Classic series. Cambridge, mystery and a 1930s setting; collectively very tempting. A woman writer as well? It sounded so good, yet I am lukewarm about this novel. I liked the characters, the Cambridge setting was good, and there were some deliciously funny … More The Incredible Crime – A Cambridge Mystery by Lois Austen-Leigh

Calamity in Kent by John Rowland – a British Library Crime Classic

This book in the British Library Crime Classics series seemed to appear without a lot of fuss, which is a shame as I enjoyed it more than some other books which feature slow starts or a predictable answer. This opens very strongly, and there are elements of locked room mystery and thriller which kept my … More Calamity in Kent by John Rowland – a British Library Crime Classic