Category Archives: Martin Edwards

Eve Of Destruction by Martin Edwards

Harry Devlin, Liverpudlian solicitor, has always had a nose for trouble. At first, he’s dismayed to find that his latest client Steven Whyatt simply wants to discuss his wife Becky’s infidelity – which doesn’t need much discussion, because he’s been … Continue reading

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The Hanging Wood by Martin Edwards

Twenty years ago, Orla Payne’s brother Callum disappeared without trace. After his uncle committed suicide, the case was closed, despite there being no body. Historian Daniel Kind prompts her to contact DCI Hannah Scarlett, head of the local Cold Case … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Papers by Martin Edwards

Harry Devlin, the Liverpool lawyer introduced in the classic All The Lonely People, went on to feature in seven books in total, culminating, so far, with the equally impressive Waterloo Sunset. I don’t think that there are any immediate plans … Continue reading

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I Remember You by Martin Edwards

Harry Devlin has a new client, Finbar Rogan, a tattooist by trade and ladies man by night. When Rogan’s studio is torched, it seems accidental, until a bomb under his car convinces the police, and Harry, otherwise. Harry is managing … Continue reading

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Suspicious Minds by Martin Edwards

Harry Devlin, Liverpool lawyer, having been introduced in the outstanding All The Lonely People, one of my favourite recent reads, is back for another outing, this time named after an Elvis song. One of his clients, Jack Stirrup, is suspected … Continue reading

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The Serpent Pool by Martin Edwards

As mentioned in my previous post, Martin Edwards will be appearing at a Crime Writers Evening in Formby on Thursday 5th July alongside Frances Brody and Stephen Booth. As such I decided to try and review one book from each … Continue reading

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International Booksellers’ Week, The Puzzly for June 2012 and more!

It’s Independent Booksellers’ Week in the UK from 30th June to 7th July and what better excuse to plug my local Independent Bookseller again, along with an upcoming event that any fan of crime-writing is going to want to go … Continue reading

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Introducing The Puzzly – The ISOTCM Book of the Month Award – March 2012

Over at Mysteries In Paradise, Kerrie has been running a meme entitled Crime Fiction Pick of the Month. If you pop over there, you can see some of my fellow bloggers’ choices for the best book they’ve read this month, … Continue reading

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All The Lonely People by Martin Edwards

Liverpool, 1991. Lawyer Harry Devlin is surprised to come home one evening to find his long-estranged wife Liz on his sofa watching television – appropriately, Woody Allen’s Love and Death. She has fled the house she shares with local villain … Continue reading

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Waterloo Sunset by Martin Edwards

IN MEMORY Harry Devlin Died Suddenly Liverpool Midsummer’s Eve Harry Devlin, a Liverpudlian lawyer, receives his own obituary in an anonymous envelope – apparently he is to die in six days time. Meanwhile, he is sucked into the events surrounding … Continue reading

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