The Body in the Dales by JR Ellis

The Body in the Dales

31st December 2018 – 4 stars I enjoyed The Body in the Dales, the first in a series featuring Yorkshire detective Jim Oldroyd. The gentle pace, the evocative setting of the Dales, both above and below ground, the villages and the characters that live there, firmly established this story as a traditional, cosy whodunit. Usually, … Continue reading "The Body in the Dales by JR Ellis"

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The Watson Letters Vol 4: The Revenge of the Hooded Claw by Colin Garrow

Revenge of the Hooded Claw

26th December 2018 – 5 stars. The best spoofs remain faithful to the concept of the original, while adding a new, often irreverent treatment. In this case, we have classic Sherlock Holmes, whose adventures are still narrated by his faithful companion Dr Watson, with more than a little help from his spirited, promiscuous wife, Mary. … Continue reading "The Watson Letters Vol 4: The Revenge of the Hooded Claw by Colin Garrow"

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