Steve Burrows - 4 Books
Anglo-Canadian author Steve Burrows was a nature journalist before turning his attention to writing thrillers. He puts his ornithological and ecological expertise to use in this series of novels about an ex-pat Canadian detective working in the birder’s paradise of rural Norfolk. The four titles included in this set are: A Tiding of Magpies (Read more...) A Shimmer of Hummingbirds (Read more...) A Pitying of Doves (Read more...) A Cast of Falcons (Read more...)
Will Dean - 2 Books
Born in the Midlands, Will Dean now lives in Sweden, in an isolated clearing at the centre of an elk forest – a landscape of Nordic noir. His protagonist in these two much-acclaimed thrillers is Tuve Moodyson, a young, ambitious and deaf reporter on a small-town local paper, who will brave the menace of the forest to get the whole story. The two titles included in this set are: Dark Pines (Read more...) Red Snow (Read more...)
Syd Moore - 2 Books
Confident, down-to-earth Rosie Strange doesn’t believe in witches. Then she inherits the ramshackle Essex Witch Museum and, with its enigmatic curator Sam Stone, finds herself investigating a series of eerie, unsettling mysteries. The two titles included in this set are: Strange Sight (Read more...) Strange Fascination (Read more...)
On the island of Fuerteventura, a car is found abandoned on a beach, with the body of a small child in a cardboard box on the back seat. Local police are baffled, but an unlikely detective, Erhard, old, drunk and in self-imposed exile, takes on the case and reveals a dangerous web of deceit behind a gruesome killing. Translated from the Danish by KE Semmel.
Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru
In this reimagined mystery, Poe and his fictional detective Dupin are friends who solve crimes together. Among anti-immigrant upheaval in Philadelphia in 1844, they are mystified by the arrival of a package of mummified bird parts and a young heiress in distress.