Raven Books

The Shape of Darkness

By Laura Purcell - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

If you like Victorian Gothic novels, you are in for a treat.  Indeed, any reader is in for a treat as long as ...Read Review

Psycho by the Sea (A Constable Twitten Mystery)

By Lynne Truss - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This fourth installment in the Constable Twitten mysteries plays out in England’s coastal town of Brighton in September 1957. A street vendor of ...Read Review

The Shape of Darkness

By Laura Purcell - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Set in the city of Bath in the 19th century, The Shape of Darkness is a wonderfully tangled Gothic tale. It features Agnes, ...Read Review

Murder by Milk Bottle (A Constable Twitten Mystery)

By Lynne Truss - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Three murder victims over the three-day August Bank Holiday in 1957 Brighton. Each coshed with a milk bottle, then stabbed to death with shards ...Read Review

Bone China

By Laura Purcell - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Bone China begins with the story of “Hester Why”, a nursemaid who has fled to Cornwall under a false name, leaving behind in ...Read Review

The Corset (UK) / The Poison Thread (US)

By Laura Purcell - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

This Victorian gothic tale, about two very different women whose lives intertwine, narrates the story of seamstress, Ruth, imprisoned for horrific murders, and ...Read Review

The House on Half Moon Street

By Alex Reeve - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

An intriguing debut: The House on Half Moon Street is a Victorian murder mystery which features Leo Stanhope, a young coroner’s assistant ...Read Review