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The capital city of England, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who named it Londinium. It is the most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a metropolitan area of over 13 million inhabitants

Clouds of Witness by Dorothy Sayers

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After solving the mystery of Whose Body Lord Peter Wimsey holidays in the wilds of Corsica, but, tiring of the rustic and wanting a bit of luxury he heads to Paris where he gets the shocking news that his brother, the Duke of Denver, has been arrested for murder. And the victim was Denis Cathcart, his sister’s fiancée. Wimsey heads for home straight away, and together with Inspector Parker he begins to investigate what actually happened.

The Night Watch by Sarah Waters

The Night Watch by

Starting in 1947 The Night Watch tells the story, in reverse chronology, of various people in and around London during the Blitz. …


The Far Country by

In Australia Jane and Jack Dorman own a prosperous sheep farm, or station. For the past few years most of the money …

The Ghost by Robert Harris

The Ghost by

Adam Lang, ex-Prime Minister, is writing his memoirs. Or to be more honest, he needs a ghostwriter. Someone to do some research, …

An Uncertain Place - Fred Vargas

An uncertain place by

Translated by Sian Reynolds. An Inspector Adamsberg novel #6 Adamsberg is in England at a European policing convention, discussing immigration and the …

The crane wife - Patrick Ness

The crane wife by

Part of my Once Upon a Time reading. George is an American ex-pat living in England. He has been there for so …

Anno Dracula by Kim Newman

Anno Dracula by

The last of my RIP reads, and my All Hallows Swap book. What if Van Helsing had lost? What if Dracula had …