Tag Archives: 1940s Mystery

Friday’s Forgotten Book: Fire in the Thatch (1946) by E. C. R. Lorac

Source: Review Copy (British Library) E. C. R. Lorac is my choice this week for Friday’s Forgotten Book meme. I’ve always found it amusing how surprised people were when they found out that Lorac was really a woman, as up … Continue reading

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The Pavilion (1946) by Hilda Lawrence

Lawrence is an author I only came across for the first time last year, but I have returned to her work quite a bit, with mixed reading results. However she did not write much mystery fiction so I have rapidly … Continue reading

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The Nine Dark Hours (1941) by Lenore Glen Offord

Source: Review Copy (Felony and Mayhem) An Offord a year seems to be a habit of mine and once again it is not one which disappoints. This pacey read set in San Francisco, focuses on hardware filing clerk, (Agnes) Cameron … Continue reading

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The Spinster’s Secret (1946) by Anthony Gilbert

Anthony Gilbert is an author I’ve known of for a while, but never been able to track down for a reasonable price. Things this year though have changed, as firstly I came across this book, which is another reprint in … Continue reading

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