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With a Bare Bodkin (1946) by Cyril Hare

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Telephone With a Bare Bodkin (1946) is a wartime set mystery, with Francis Pettigrew leaving his chambers to work as a legal advisor for Pin Control in Marsett Bay. Whilst at Marsett Bay, Pettigrew is … Continue reading

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Cyril Hare’s When the Wind Blows (1949)

  Writers using their past careers and experiences to influence their work is sufficiently common to almost be classed as an author’s cliché. Crime fiction is no different. Ngaio Marsh drew upon her time in the theatre, Juanita Sheridan her … Continue reading

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