#FridayReads: Friday the 13th

Looking for something to read this Friday the 13th? Look no further than these #FridayReads! Below you’ll find a selection of autumnal mysteries – perfect for a spooky October weekend!  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Friday the 13th”

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#FridayReads: The Railway Detective

Happy weekend! If you like murder mysteries, these #FridayReads are for you. Jump back in time with The Railway Detective series, a collection of historical mysteries that follow Inspector Colbeck as he unravels murder, mayhem, and more along the Victorian railroad tracks. In this selection, you’ll find the four newest Railway Detective titles.  Continue reading “#FridayReads: The Railway Detective”

#FridayReads: Recent Releases

We’ve received a bunch of new titles in the past few weeks, so we’re taking this #FridayReads opportunity to share some with you! Keep reading to check out four of our newest books in all types of genres.  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Recent Releases”

Thursday Book Review: “Ordeal By Fire”

If historical mysteries are your thing, don’t miss Ordeal by Fire by Sarah Hawkswood. This fascinating novel is the subject of this week’s book reviews! Keep reading to see what reviewers think of this book.  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “Ordeal By Fire””

Thursday Book Review: “Birthright”

This week’s featured book is a new mystery from Allison & Busby: Birthright by David Hingley. This fascinating historical fiction tale follows Mercia Blakewood from London’s bulging metropolis to the forests of Manhattan she will contend with murder, intrigue and lust, fighting for her future and her life as the town of New York is born. Keep reading to see what reviewers think of this book!  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “Birthright””

Thursday Book Review: “Striking Murder”

This week’s featured title is a wonderful historical crime novel from Allison & Busby. Keep reading to see what readers have to say about Striking Murder by A.J. Wright.  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “Striking Murder””

“Striking Murder” Shortlisted for the CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger!

Happy Monday, and Happy August! We’ve got some great news to kick off the brand new month. Striking Murder by AJ Wright, an Allison & Busby historical mystery, has been shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Assocation’s Endeavour Historical Dagger! This award goes to the best historical crime novel published in the UK within the judging period. Striking Murder couldn’t be more deserving of the honor. The Historical Novels Review said about this book, “…the plot is fast-paced and cleverly strewn with red herrings and subtle clues. Highly recommended.”

9780749019341Striking Murder by A.J. Wright

1893. Wigan is in the grip of a devastating national miners’ strike and a harsh winter. Arthur Morris, a wealthy colliery owner whose intransigence on miners’ pay is the main cause of the strike, is found brutally murdered in Scholes, a rough working-class district where he is universally hated and blamed for the grinding hardship the strike is causing. Detective Sergeant Slevin is tasked with finding the murderer and when a mysterious stranger is found bludgeoned to death, Slevin starts to unravel a twisted thread of interwoven clues that will lead to the murderer.

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