This gallery contains 10 photos.
Every month on Past Offences a merry band of bloggers read and review the criminous output of a particular year. I call it Crimes of the Century, and this April we were looking at 1977. Fittingly enough, our first entry … Continue reading
Tagged #1977book, 1977, A. B. Guthrie, Bill Pronzini, Bob Randall, Colin Dexter, Crimes of the Century, Dell Shannon, John Sladek, Josephine Bell, Lawrence Block, P. D. James, Simon Brett, Terence Rattigan
This gallery contains 15 photos.
Every month on Past Offences, we look at a particular year in crime fiction. For November I picked 1975. John at Noirish opened the month with a TV show (we don’t get enough TV shows on here) Too Many Suspects, starring … Continue reading
Tagged #1975book, 1975, Agatha Christie, Crimes of the Century, Ellery Queen, John D. MacDonald, Joseph Hone, Julian Symons, Mary Higgins Clark, Patricia Moyes, Simon Brett
This gallery contains 11 photos.
First up, an unexpected entrant. Dame Ngaio Marsh surprised us all by still writing in the 80s. Continue reading
Tagged #1980book, 1980, 1980s, Anne Perry, ellis peters, H. R. F. Keating, Jonathan Valin, Loren D. Estleman, Ngaio Marsh, Peter Corris, Reginald Hill, Richard Lockridge, Simon Brett, Umberto Eco
This gallery contains 16 photos.
Every month on Past Offences we choose a year and read a selection of crime fiction from that year. At the beginning of July Col picked 1987 for us, and chose John Lantigua’s Heat Lightning from his Criminal Library, a ‘murder mystery … Continue reading
Tagged #1987book, 1980s, 1987, Alan Moore, H. R. F. Keating, Joan Smith, K. K. Beck, Peter Lovesey, Reginald Hill, Robert Barnard, Robert Crais, Simon Brett, Washington Post, Yukito Ayatsuji
This gallery contains 1 photo.
What Bloody Man is That? Simon Brett First published in the UK 1987 This edition Dell Publishing, 1989 ISBN: 0440203449 232 pages Source: My Reader’s Block After I completed last year’s Vintage Mystery Challenge, Bev at My Reader’s Block was kind … Continue reading