Crime wave: Why are so many writers inspired by East Anglia?: I stood on the windswept, desolate beach and then dipped my head below the blue and white police tape. As blue lights flashed, I watched the ambulance team at work. But there was no hope. The corpse lay motionless on the pebbles.
Classic novel The Moonstone returns to BBC: BBC Television has a great reputation for turning classic literature into excellent television serials.
Anthony Horowitz’s Magpie Murders a compendium of dark delights: One of the more notable trends in recent crime fiction has been the revival of interest in what might be called the traditional mystery.