Category Archives: Simon Brett

What Bloody Man Is That? by Simon Brett

What bloody man is that? He can report, As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt The newest state. 1987 and Charles Paris is back in work, in a local production of The Scottish Play, no less. He’s been promised … Continue reading

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Mrs Pargeter’s Principle by Simon Brett

Mrs Melita Pargeter has a comfortable life. Widowed, her late husband, who just may have had a hand in a number of rather dubious businesses, has set her up with some of his old associates only too happy to help … Continue reading

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The Tomb In Turkey by Simon Brett

Our intrepid sleuths, Carole and Jude, are off on holiday. As a thank you for her healing services, Barney Willingdon has offered Jude free use of one his villas in Turkey. Jude readily accepts and Carole (who doesn’t really do … Continue reading

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Sicken And So Die by Simon Brett

“If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting The appetite may sicken, and so die.” Charles Paris has finally managed to tick off one of his dream roles. An old colleague has … Continue reading

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Audio Review: The Dead Side of the Mic by Simon Brett and Jeremy Front

Charles Paris, jobbing actor extraordinaire is preparing for a role as a grandfather, staying with his estranged wife Frances while his daughter, Juliet, is waiting for a new arrival. His luck seems to be in, as he lands a job … Continue reading

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The Cinderella Killer by Simon Brett

Or, according to Amazon – The Cinderella Killer: A Theatrical Mystery starring Actor-sleuth Charles Paris. Catchy title. It’s pantomime season at Eastbourne and sometime actor, sometime sleuth Charles Paris has got a part in Cinderella as one of the Broker’s … Continue reading

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Mrs Pargeter’s Package by Simon Brett

Mrs Pargeter enjoys travelling, but a package holiday to Corfu isn’t usually what she would have chosen. But her recently widowed friend has asked her to accompany her and Mrs Pargeter is not one to let her friends down. When … Continue reading

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