Category Archives: Martin Edwards

The Frozen Shroud by Martin Edwards

Ravenbank, a remote community in the Lake District. Hallowe’en, 100 Years Ago: A young housemaid was brutally murdered, her face battered and then covered by a shroud. Due to the low temperatures, the shroud was frozen to the remains of … Continue reading

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The Devil In Disguise by Martin Edwards

Harry Devlin, Liverpool lawyer and some-time sleuth, has a new client, the Kavaunagh Trust. They want to contest the will of the trust’s founder, who has left everything to Vera Blackhust, an apparent gold-digger. Harry’s suspicions are aroused when Luke, … Continue reading

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Top Five Underappreciated Books – My 600th Post

I’ve been banging on about mystery novels since 20th December 2010 and, at an average rate of 2.32 days per post, we hit post number 600. I didn’t do anything special for the 500th post – mainly as I didn’t … Continue reading

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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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