The Division Bell Mystery by Ellen Wilkinson – review

Published by British Library Publication date – 10 August 2018 Source – review copy Originally published in 1932, this is the first Crime Classic novel written by an MP. And fittingly, the crime scene is within the House of Commons itself, in which a financier has been shot dead. Entreated by the financier’s daughter, a…

M.B. Vincent – Q&A

Writing duo MB Vincent’s new novel, Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of Death, is published by Simon and Schuster on 18 October 2018. They kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of Death. There’s an intrinsic puzzle in the story, a whodunnit but also…

Under the Reader’s Radar – celebrating the quiet novel

There are thousands upon thousands of books published each year. Only a small percentage of those make it to the best-seller list. That doesn’t mean that the rest aren’t worthy of reading. It may be that they are written by self-published authors who don’t have the marketing knowledge or a small independent publisher who doesn’t…