Coffeehouses, Jazz Clubs, Broadway Theatres: 6 Deadly New Mysteries
by Severn House on 5 September 2023
Don’t say we never take you anywhere nice! This month’s crop of new mysteries feature tropical Caribbean locations (Reefs, Royals, Reckonings), cozy coffeehouses (Any Pot in a Storm), Broadway theatres (Murder Off Stage), and jazz clubs (Music and Murder).
All of these are available now! Find ’em online or request from your local bookstore or library.
by Chris Nickson
A Tom Harper Mystery
Retirement beckons for Chief Constable Tom Harper. Can he stop a spiralling crime spree involving love letters, robbery and murder before he hangs up his boots for good?
The final instalment in Chris Nickson’s beloved historical mystery series set in early 20th century Leeds.
“A knockout conclusion . . . Series devotees will be thriller”
Publishers Weekly Starred Review
“An excellent procedural . . . [that] ties up all the loose ends and breaks your heart”
Kirkus Reviews Starred Review
Murder Off stage
by Mary Miley
A Roaring Twenties Mystery
Welcome to Broadway – and to an unthinkable crime! Former theatre starlet turned amateur sleuth Jessie Beckett gets mixed up in murder when an on-stage shooting turns all too real.
“Movie stars, historical detail, and a clever mystery combine for a fun read”
“Meticulously researched . . . a very enjoyable book”
Reefs, Royals, Reckonings
by John Keyse-Walker
A Teddy Creque Mystery
Constable Teddy Creque has to get to the bottom of a murder committed during a British royal reception in this lively and atmospheric mystery set in the sunny Caribbean.
“A treat both for readers new to the franchise and for die-hard Teddy Creque fans”
Mr Campion’s Memory
by Mike Ripley
An Albert Campion Mystery
Albert Campion must dig deep into his memory to solve this latest mystery involving king of construction, Sir Lachlan McIntyre.
“Excellent . . . This dead-on pastiche will satisfy newcomers and series devotees alike”
“Clever, witty, and packed with intriguing characters, period ambiance, and unexpected twists”