The Mystery Press

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Murder at the Bayswater Bicycle Club

Frances Doughty is asked to keep any eye on goings-on at a posh West London cycle club by a mysterious government agency and enters a world of corruption, murder, espionage and personal danger.

Reviewed on 27 October 2018 by John Cleal

The Holywell Dead

When a secretive parish priest is murdered against a background of the return of the plague, the coroner presses John the Carpenter into service yet again to discover why.

Reviewed on 12 May 2018 by John Cleal

A True and Faithful Brother

A wealthy philanthropist disappears from a locked Masonic hall. Lady Detective Frances Doughty is drawn into a case that involves her own family and puts her life at risk.

Reviewed on 14 October 2017 by John Cleal

The Bloody City

Edwin Weaver, son of the former bailiff of Conisbrough Castle, has already bailed his devious lord out of trouble once. When William de Warenne, earl of Surrey, decides to change sides – again – in the civil war ripping England apart, he volunteers Edwin for a dangerous mission.

Reviewed on 20 September 2014 by John Cleal