Tagged with detective story

The Bungalow Mystery (1923) by Annie Haynes

Book Review by Sylvia D: Haynes was born in Leicestershire in 1865. By 1908 she was living in London with the daughter of an eminent orthopaedic surgeon who introduced her to literary and feminist circles, the members of whom gave Haynes their support. She wrote newspaper serial novels followed by 12 mysteries published between 1923 … Continue reading

Put Out the Light (1931) by Ethel Lina White

Book Review by Sylvia D: This is one of the earlier published works of Ethel Lina White (1876-1944). I found it rather strange, albeit intriguing. It was a disturbing rather than enjoyable read. I think this unease arises from the nature of the main character, who is relentlessly horrible. She is Miss Anthea Vina who … Continue reading