Category Archives: Martin Edwards

Review: The Hanging Wood by Martin Edwards

The fifth instalment of Martin Edwards Lake District series sees historian Daniel Kind direct a case towards Hannah Scarlett’s cold case review team. In preparation for his next book Daniel is undertaking some research at a residential library… …we’ll break … Continue reading

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The dog ate my reviews

I have been reading more than reviewing lately, though in some cases not for want of trying. I listened to Martin Edwards’ The Serpent Pool narrated by the always marvellous Gordon Griffin and enjoyed it very much (4 out of … Continue reading

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Review: Waterloo Sunset by Martin Edwards

“In Memory. Harry Devlin. Died Suddenly, Liverpool. Midsummer’s Eve” Six days before Midsummer’s Eve an announcement containing these words is hand delivered to the office of very much alive lawyer Harry Devlin. Harry’s partner in the legal practice thinks it’s … Continue reading

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Books of the Month – October 2010

That Was Then I finished another 15 books during October (a couple of reviews still to come). Although I didn’t have any 5-star reads it was a high quality month with nothing rating below a 3. My pick of the … Continue reading

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Review: The Arsenic Labyrinth by Martin Edwards

In Coniston in England’s Lake District local newspaper journalist Tony di Venuto starts a campaign to re-open the investigation into the disappearance of a young woman, Emma Bestwick, ten years earlier. At the same time a man who knows what … Continue reading

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Review: Dancing for the Hangman by Martin Edwards

When Martin Edwards blogged about receiving the newly published audio book version of his fact-based novel Dancing for the Hangman I did what I usually do when I hear about interesting new audio books: check audible. Not only was it … Continue reading

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Review: The Coffin Trail by Martin Edwards

Daniel Kind and his girlfriend Miranda take a holiday in England’s Lake District, in a place where Daniel had spent a holiday as a child, and impulsively decide to buy a house and move there. At the same time DCI Hannah Scarlett … Continue reading

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