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Friday Read; Friday Reads

Hard as Nails

  What is more traditional at Christmas than warring families? Although, of course, things this year will be very different and scaled down, and we may well end up longing for those Christmases past where […]

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The House of the Hanged Woman

You might already be familiar with award-winning crime writer Kate Ellis’s DI Wesley Peterson novels, but have you read her historical mysteries featuring Albert Lincoln? The House of the Hanged Woman is the third and […]

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Death of a Diva at Honeychurch Hall

This week’s Friday Read comes to you from the newest member of the L, B team: I’m the publishing assistant at PCR, having joined in lockdown (and am yet to set foot in the office). […]

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The Mitford Trial

  If you love the glamour and the old-world charm of the thirties and you haven’t yet discovered Jessica Fellowes’ Mitford Murders series then you’re in for a real treat (but also, where have you […]

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Festival of Death

Ah, summer 2020 has passed . . . and what a summer of no-s it was: no holidays abroad, no Wimbledon, no crime festivals anywhere in this country . . . and no Glastonbury, of […]

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The Moment Before Impact

If you haven’t discovered Alison Bruce yet, then you really should now. Alison started out with Constable many years ago with her Cambridge-set police procedural series featuring DC Gary Goodhew. The series won her many […]

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The Body Falls

It’s a time of seasonal change where our sunny skies are replaced by chill winds and rainclouds, and the nights are drawing in . . . so it’s that time of year you want to […]

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Death at the Orange Locks

  As Covid-19 continues to narrow our horizons and we can only dream of foreign travel, why not pick up Anja’s latest Lotte Meerman thriller and transport yourself to wonderfully vibrant and cosmopolitan Amsterdam, which […]

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The Book Club

  Ever been part of a book club? Or wondered what your seemingly respectable neighbours are really up to behind closed doors? Then C. J. Cooper’s The Book Club is the perfect suspense novel for […]

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Stone Cold Trouble

Amer Anwar is a fresh new voice in crime fiction, and Stone Cold Trouble,  the new instalment in the Zaq & Jags series, is another tense and pacy read. This time, ex-con Zaq Khan reluctantly […]

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The Survivors

Jane Harper’s writing is so smooth and she creates her plots so masterfully, that you cannot help but be completely gripped by her books. The Survivors is no exception and I especially loved the remote […]

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The Point of No Return

  So . . . September is now upon us and we’ll all be missing the annual pilgrimage to Stirling to attend the most fun crime fiction festival of them all – Bloody Scotland. But […]

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