Readers believe we are solving one particular mystery, when all along something else entirely has been going on.
Chess is good at staying rational, and this is what allowed her to solve the previous mystery. That commitment to logic is about to be tested.
For W. H. Auden detective fiction embodied a timeless idea, which appears in Classical, Christian and Freudian thought.
Hobart is beautiful and vibrant, but it sits on the edge of two great emptinesses.
I have great hopes for this idea ...
Upstairs, in a fine old house, Mrs Inglethorp dies of strychnine poisoning ...
You can’t really discuss Australian crime fiction without mentioning Jane Harper’s first book. It has been spectacularly successful. Here's one reason.