Bats in the Belfry

Bruce Attleton dazzled London’s literary scene with his first two novels but his early promise did not bear fruit. His wife Sybilla is a glittering actress, unforgiving of...

A Bit of Wire-Pulling

A short story from British Library Crime Classic The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories. “It’s a very rare thing for a murder to be committed actually in the presence of a...

Fire in the Thatch

The Second World War is drawing to a close. Nicholas Vaughan, released from the army after an accident, takes refuge in Devon renting a thatched cottage in the beautiful...