Tag Archives: WW2

The Case of the Platinum Blonde (1944) by Christopher Bush

This is an author I have known about for a while now, but despite being quite prolific (writing over 60 novels), Bush nowadays is not always that easy to get a hold of. The book begins in a reassuringly Golden … Continue reading

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The Danger Within (1952) by Michael Gilbert

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Door My journey into Gilbert’s work was quite a bumpy one, beginning with Mr Calder and Mr Behrens (1982), a short story collection which nearly put me off Gilbert for life. However I gave Gilbert’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: The Six Iron Spiders (1942) by Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Blunt Instrument This is my second foray into the world of Asey Mayo, my first read being Punch with Care (1946). The Six Iron Spiders (1942) is set contemporary to publication and the civilian war … Continue reading

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Skeleton Key (1943) by Lenore Glen Offord

Source: Review Copy (Felony and Mayhem) Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Flashlight By and large most of the crime novels I read fit into the categories of detective or thriller novels. Very few of them can be classed as suspense … Continue reading

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