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murder

He almost got away

book cover image: That lonely section of hell: the botched investigation of a serial killer who almost got away

I can't admit to having read this book, because I haven't. 

Life (and death) is bigger in Texas

Book cover image: The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution

They say everything is bigger in Texas and that also seems to apply to legal blunders. 

The Bystander Effect

book cover image Kitty Genovese : the murder, the bystanders, the crime that changed America

In 1964 Kitty Genovese was stabbed to death

Murder most ghastly

book cover image: naming Jack the ripper

There is no doubt there is a fascination we have with understanding the working minds of murderers, killers and especially serial killers.

J. Paul Getty III

book cover Uncommon Youth


The kidnapping of J. Paul Getty III in 1973 made international headlines.  

Flavia's latest case!

Book cover image - Speaking From Among the BonesAhh, there's nothing better than settling in for the day with a new book by a favourite author. And that's how I spent a recent Sunday -  on the couch beneath a sunny window enjoying the latest adventures of Alan Bradley's eleven year old sleuth - Flavia de Luce. Speaking From Among the Bones is the fifth book in this absolutely delightful series.