James Runcie

The Road to Grantchester

By James Runcie - Published 2019

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England, 1938. Eighteen-year-old Sidney Chambers’ life is filled with “study, friendship, peace and parties,” but that changes when WWII begins and Sidney and his ...Read Review

Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation: The Grantchester Mysteries

By James Runcie - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

Fans of the Grantchester Mysteries will love the fifth installment, which is set again in the little Cambridgeshire village. In the six stories ...Read Review

Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins

By James Runcie - Published 2014Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

This is a collection of six short stories, closely adjacent in time, which is the fourth installment in the Grantchester Mysteries, starring the ...Read Review

Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil

By James Runcie - Published 2014

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Mystery/Crime

Charming Canon Sidney Chambers returns in his third outing as the priest who dabbles in detecting. Now a married man, he must juggle ...Read Review

Sidney Chambers and the Perils of Night

By James Runcie - Published 2013

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Mystery/Crime

This is the second in a series set in the late 1950s and early 1960s in Grantchester, England, featuring Canon Sidney Chambers. Kudos ...Read Review

Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death

By James Runcie - Published 2012

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Mystery/Crime

The Shadow of Death, despite its ominous title, is first in a series of interconnected, gentle mysteries set in 1953, and featuring the humane ...Read Review

Canvey Island

By James Runcie - Published 2008

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Saga

Canvey Island is a six-mile by three-mile piece of reclaimed land in the Thames estuary just off the south Essex coast. It was ...Read Review

Canvey Island

By James Runcie - Published 2006

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Short Stories

  On 31 January 1953 Martin’s father, Len, and Auntie Vi are dancing at the local hop. Back home Martin and his mother are ...Read Review

The Discovery of Chocolate

By James Runcie - Published 2001

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Alternate HistoryFantasyLiterary

Humor and endearing candor ring through the narrative voice of Diego de Godoy. Notary to Cortés, the conquistador, he falls in love ...Read Review