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The Daydreamer Detective

The Daydreamer Detective

Author(s): S J Petronas

Location(s): Japan

Genre(s): Cozy Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary

Mei Yamagawa is out of luck and out of money. After five years in Tokyo, she has little to show for it besides a laundry list of unrealized dreams. Left without a choice, she returns to her rural Japanese...

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The Dead American

The Dead American

Author(s): Jake Needham

Location(s): Singapore

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

They steer a tight ship in squeaky-clean Singapore. No dissent, no opposition, no criticism. It’s like an entire country run by Walt Disney. Disneyland with the death penalty, somebody once called it. A young American software engineer hangs himself...

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The Dead Can’t Talk

The Dead Can’t Talk

Author(s): Nick Quantrill

Location(s): Hull

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary looking back to lat 20thCentury

How far will Anna Stone, a disillusioned police officer on the brink of leaving her job, go to uncover the truth about her sister’s disappearance?Approached by Luke Carver, an ex-Army drifter she’s previously sent to prison, he claims to...

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The Dead of Jericho

The Dead of Jericho

Author(s): Colin Dexter

Location(s): Oxford

Genre(s): Crime

The Death Messenger

The Death Messenger

Author(s): Mari Hannah

Location(s): Northumberland

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

When a mysterious DVD is delivered to Northumbria Police Headquarters, DS Matthew Ryan and Detective Superintendent Eloise O’Neil are among the few to view its disturbing content. With little to go on the only lead comes from the anonymous...

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The Death of Artemio Cruz

The Death of Artemio Cruz

Author(s): Carlos Fuentes

Location(s): Mexico

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

As the novel opens, Artemio Cruz, the all-powerful newspaper magnate and land baron, lies confined to his bed and, in dreamlike flashes, recalls the pivotal episodes of his life. Carlos Fuentes manipulates the ensuing kaleidoscope of images with dazzling...

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The Death of Comrade President

The Death of Comrade President

Author(s): Alain Mabanckou

Location(s): Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1970s

In Pointe-Noire, in the small neighbourhood of Voungou, on the family plot where young Michel lives with Maman Pauline and Papa Roger, life goes on. But Michel’s everyday cares – lost grocery money, the whims of his parents’ moods,...

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The Death of Mrs Westaway

The Death of Mrs Westaway

Author(s): Ruth Ware

Location(s): Cornwall

Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery

Era(s): Present day

When Harriet Westaway receives an unexpected letter telling her she’s inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers. There’s just one problem – Hal’s real grandparents died more than twenty years...

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The Death of Mungo Blackwell

The Death of Mungo Blackwell

Author(s): Lauren H Brandenburg

Location(s): Kentucky

Genre(s): Fiction

“We all need to know what’s missing in our lives. At a funeral people describe everything a person has accomplished in their life, but what if they missed something? What if there was one thing they never got to...

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The Death of Murat Idrissi

The Death of Murat Idrissi

Author(s): Tommy Wieringa

Location(s): Morocco

Genre(s): Fiction, Novella

Era(s): Modern

Two venturesome women on a journey through the land of their fathers and mothers. A wrong turn. A bad decision. They had no idea, when they arrived in Morocco, that their usual freedoms as young European women would not...

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