Tag Archives: Crime fiction

October 19

Whose Body? Dorothy L. Sayers

*** Whose Body? Author: Dorothy L. Sayers  First Edition: 1923, T. Fisher Unwin Original language: English Summary: A man wearing nothing but a pair of pince-nez is found dead in a bathtub; a rich businessman disappears.  Enter Lord Peter Wimsey, amateur sleuth and thus begins Sayers’ classic mystery.  Through old-fashioned detective work and a little […]

October 12

Raven Black, Ann Cleeves

Raven Black: Book One of the Shetland Island Quartet Author: Ann Cleeves First Edition: 2007, Minotaur Books Original language: English Awards: Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award for the best crime novel of the year. Summary: The story opens in the home of Magnus Tait, on New Year’s Day in the Scottish Shetland Islands.  A short time […]