Book Review, Guest Post, Mystery

Book Review by Seawriter: A Return to the Golden Age of British Mystery

It is 1923. Kitty Worthington, completing a year in a Swiss finishing school is, returning to England for her debut year as she turns 21. An unmarried young woman of the upper classes cannot travel alone, so she is accompanied by her very stuffy older brother Edward. Murder on the Golden Arrow, by Magda Alexander… Continue reading Book Review by Seawriter: A Return to the Golden Age of British Mystery

Book Review, Guest Post, Mystery

Book Review By Seawriter: A British Police Procedural Updated for the Present Time

The British police procedural is one of the most popular forms of detective fiction. The twentieth century brought Colin Dexter’s Inspector Morse and P. D. James’s Adam Dagliesh. There are many others, including some set in the nineteenth century. Queen of Swords, by Robert Mills, brings the genre into the twenty-first century. Senior nurse Jenny… Continue reading Book Review By Seawriter: A British Police Procedural Updated for the Present Time