Father Brown

Forty five minutes of engaging mystery Time to sit back and watch a cosy murder mystery in the afternoon, as Mark Williams returns to our screens as Father Brown. This series is inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton, so fans of the books may be surprised by his interpretation. If you haven’t read the books (I … More Father Brown

What are some of the basics of a murder mystery?

To start with you need three characters. murder victim murderer investigator(s) First you need the murder victim. And with this character, by default, you need the murderer. Unless your denouement shows it was all an accident or suicide. And the third character you need is the person (or persons) searching for the murderer. You’ll need to keep your … More What are some of the basics of a murder mystery?

Disappointing end to the Jane Jeffry Mystery series by Jill Churchill

The Accidental Florist This Jane Jeffry “mystery(!)” feels as if this is the last in the series. The children are growing up, Jane and Mel finally tying the knot, and Jane’s new career as a published author taking off. And the murder mystery elements have all but disappeared. “She’ll have to make time to help … More Disappointing end to the Jane Jeffry Mystery series by Jill Churchill

Invisible

Invisible is the first book in the Ivy Malone Mystery series by Lorena McCourtney Ivy follows the Miss Marple/Jessica Fletcher tradition of being a little old lady sleuth. However, instead of being seen as an investigator, she, like other ladies of a certain age, has become invisible.  Sales assistants etc just don’t see little old ladies. … More Invisible

Lt. Columbo and the “open” murder mystery.

An open and closed case? A murder mystery requires a unsolved crime. It also requires an investigator to unravel the mystery. Someone to put the clues and evidence together to catch the criminal. There are two ways this can be approached – Open and Closed. Closed The classic ‘whodunit’. Neither the audience nor the investigator … More Lt. Columbo and the “open” murder mystery.