The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie (1926)

Ackroyd was sitting as I had left him in the armchair before the fire.His head had fallen sideways,and clearly visible, just below the collar of his coat, was a shining piece of twisted metalwork. Parker and I advanced till we stood over the recumbent figure. I heard the butler draw in his breath with a …

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A Truth to Lie For by Anne Perry (2022)

Germany, 1934. Hitler and the Nazi party continue to move toward complete power. Elena Standish, now working for MI6, has been sent on a mission to Berlin. Her assignment, assist a scientist to get out of the country before the enemy can use his knowledge for themselves. To complete her mission it will take everything …

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The Christmas Murder Game by Alexandra Benedict (2022)

Lily Armitage has returned to Endgame House to play the annual Christmas Game against her cousins. But this year they’re playing for more than a chest filled with gifts. Over the Twelve Days of Christmas they will receive twelve clues, leading to twelve keys, only one of which will open a door leading to the …

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Murder After Christmas by Robert Latimer (1944)

Sir Willoughby Keene-Cotton (aka Uncle Willie) is very rich, very old, and for many years has been supporting numerous relatives associated through his various marriages. Over the years they have all joked about how easy it would be to murder Uncle Willie. But no one would really do it, would they? Well maybe, if they …

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