The White Cottage Mystery by Margery Allingham

This book is the first story produced by Allingham featuring a detective, W.T. Challoner. It was actually compiled from a series which first appeared in the Daily Express in 1927. This is therefore not Allingham’s famous “sort of a detective”, Campion, but an older man, whose vast understanding of human nature means he can solve … More The White Cottage Mystery by Margery Allingham

The Dead shall be Raised by George Bellairs – a British Library Crime Classic

On Easter Tuesday, what better than a bit of Murder at the Vicarage – fictional of course! A recent British Library Crime Classic is two stories featuring Inspector Littlejohn, and very good stories they are too. This book features at least two murders; good solid mysteries which kept this reader guessing to the end. I … More The Dead shall be Raised by George Bellairs – a British Library Crime Classic