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Heir Presumptive (1935) by Henry Wade

Today’s review takes us back to the work of Henry Wade, whose novel The Hanging Captain (1933), I recently reviewed, which focuses on a police led investigation into the death of a country home owner. Today’s novel though is quite … Continue reading

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The Hanging Captain (1933) by Henry Wade

It has been a while since I have read anything by Wade, but a fortuitous charity shop visit gave me some lucky finds and this is one of them. The story opens with a tennis party. Gerald Sterron is staying … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: November 2016

I’ve had quite a variety of reads this month, though quite a few have been average reads for one reason or another. This of course did make it easier to pick my book of the month which goes to… Henry … Continue reading

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Mist on the Saltings (1933) by Henry Wade

Earlier this year I reviewed one of Wade’s earlier novels, The Verdict of You All (1926), which has a decidedly puzzle focus and it was interesting to see how in his later work, such as in Lonely Magdalen (1940) he … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: September 2016

This month’s reads have featured a return to a lot of familiar faces as I began the month with Henry Wade’s The Verdict of You All (1926) and continued my exploration of Molly Thynne’s work reading The Case of Sir … Continue reading

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The Verdict of You All (1926) by Henry Wade

This is the second Wade novel I have read, as soon after I began my blog I also reviewed The lonely Magdalen (1940). Having now read an early and late Wade novel, it is interesting to compare the differences as … Continue reading

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Book of the Month (August 2015)

As of this month, I’ve decided to select one of the books I’ve reviewed during a month, which I think was the best and award it the title of Book of the Month. This month’s reads have included quite a … Continue reading

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Henry Wade’s Lonely Magdalen (1940)

In many ways Lonely Magdalen can be seen as quite modern in its approach to detective fiction and is therefore a shame that Henry Wade (real name Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher) has become such an overlooked author. Firstly the victim, as … Continue reading

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