By Its Cover

Written by Donna Leon — Donna Leon is one of the leading lights of crime fiction set in Italy. She has made the Venetian lagoon…

The Abomination

Written by Jonathan Holt — In Venice, a woman’s body, clothed in the robes of a Catholic priest, washes up during one of the city’s…

A Venetian Moon

Written by Bill Rogers — After a career in education, helping improve schools in the Manchester area, Bill Rogers decided to become a crime author.…

Reunion with Death

Written by Sheila Connolly — Cosy mystery fans will be familiar with the work of bestselling American author Sheila Connolly. She’s probably best known for…

At the End of a Dull Day

In choosing this as her standout book of 2013, Marina Sofia found this, “Darker than dark, with fiercely black humour and a callous attitude towards…

SummerCrime: Holiday reads for 2013

Crime novels, with their abundant local colour and detail, are excellent travel companions. If you’re heading to a popular holiday destination this summer, why not…