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Dancing Death (1931) by Christopher Bush

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) This is a rare occasion where I actually manage to read a Christmas mystery in December, as very often I end up reading them much earlier in the year and looking at this month’s … Continue reading

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Strange Holiday/ The Crime Coast (1931) by Elizabeth Gill

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) Next February as I mentioned a few posts ago, the Dean Street Press are reprinting Elizabeth Gill’s three 1930s mystery novels, the other two being, What Dread Hand (1932) and Crime De Luxe (1933).Today’s … Continue reading

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Mystery Fiction to Look Out For in 2017

Having a passing interest in reading and crime fiction in particular I’m often looking ahead to what will be coming out soon. Amazon has definitely been very helpful in this and it is from this website that I have based … Continue reading

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The Warrielaw Jewel (1933) by Winifred Peck

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Performer Winifred Peck is the latest mystery author the Dean Street Press have recovered from obscurity. In the main she tended to write mainstream fiction and only has two … Continue reading

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The Case of Sir Adam Braid (1930) by Molly Thynne

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) Today on the blog I am continuing my sampling of Thynne’s mystery fiction, which the DSP have recently reprinted, and this one also comes from the year chosen for Rich’s Crimes of the Century … Continue reading

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The Crime at Noah’s Ark (1931) by Molly Thynne

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Christmas Tree This is my second read by the recently reprinted Molly Thynne and unlike my own surroundings, of rare Northern English sunshine, the setting in this novel is … Continue reading

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Death in the Dentist’s Chair (1932) by Molly Thynne

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) I’ve been looking forward to the Dean Street reprints of Molly Thynne, having first heard about them from Curtis Evans at The Passing Tramp, who has also written the excellent introductions for the DSP … Continue reading

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Silence in Court (1945) by Patricia Wentworth

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) This is an unplanned and last minute entry for Past Offence’s Crimes of the Century monthly challenge, which is focusing on the mystery fiction of 1945. I was excited to read this novel as … Continue reading

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Richardson’s First Case (1933) by Sir Basil Thompson (1861-1939)

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) The Dean Street Press have once again introduced me to a new author, who seems to have led an action packed life, working as a colonial administrator in places such as Tonga, acting as … Continue reading

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The Witness on the Roof (1925) by Annie Haynes

Source: Review Copy (Dean Street Press) Last week I reviewed Annie’s Haynes’ The Bungalow Mystery (1923), one of her five non-serial novels which Dean Street Press have recently reprinted. This week I have turned my attention to another of these … Continue reading

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