Tag Archives: Serial Killer

Some Must Watch (1933) by Ethel Lina White: 8 Reasons Why I Love It

A little while ago fellow blogger, the Puzzle Doctor, tried his first novel by White, this very one in fact. Yet whilst this is my favourite read by White, it unfortunately wasn’t the Puzzle Doctor’s cup of tea. After my … Continue reading

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Death Walks in Eastrepps (1931) by Francis Beeding

Today’s book was a re-read, for me. I remember enjoying this one a lot but couldn’t remember too much about it. The mystery centres on a serial killer, who seems to be taking out various residents of a seaside town … Continue reading

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X v. Rex (1933) by Philip Macdonald

Like my last review, Macdonald is another author I haven’t read in a while. This story is an early example of the serial killer mystery novel, though from its opening pages you might be forgiven for questioning this, as we … Continue reading

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Death Points a Finger (1933) by Will Levinrew

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Skeletal Hand Levinrew was the penname for Will Levine, an author I couldn’t really find much information on. He was born in 1881 and wrote during the 1920s and 1930s. He wrote a few crime … Continue reading

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Ice Moon (2003) by Jan Costin Wagner

Having read a lot of Golden Age mysteries or comic crime novel recently, Jan Costin Wagner’s Ice Moon (2003) was certainly a change of scene for me and it was nice to return to reading translated crime fiction. Ice Moon … Continue reading

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A Pacey Thriller with a Nincompoop for a Hero in J. Jefferson Farjeon’s The Z Murders (1932)

I wasn’t sure what to expect with this book when several people over the past few weeks have mentioned how this book did not come up to scratch for them. Yet I think for me, the fast pace of the … Continue reading

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