Tag Archives: William Stephens Hayward

Pick of the month: April 2013

April began with Lovejoy, the ‘loveable’ rogue created by Jonathan Gash. I’ve reviewed his first title The Judas Pair previously. Lovejoy is a much rougher diamond than appeared on TV in the 80s and the books have a genuinely dark … Continue reading

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William Stephens Hayward: Revelations of a Lady Detective

Revelations of a Lady Detective William Stephens Hayward First published in the UK 1864 This edition¬†The British Library Publishing Division, 2013 ISBN:¬†9780712358965 278 pages I mentioned the British Library’s services to classic crime fiction a few weeks back, and they … Continue reading

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News: Olds from the British Library

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The British Library is fast becoming a force in classic crime fiction. Last year saw them resurrecting two milestone books. The Notting Hill Mystery by Charles Warren Adams was first identified as the earliest crime novel by Julian Symons (I … Continue reading

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