Tag Archives: Martin Edwards

Deep Waters: Mysteries on the Waves edited by Martin Edwards

December is my favorite time of the year to curl up with a British Library Crime Classic anthology. When days are short and dark, my mood calls for grim stories, preferably bite-sized. Not only does Deep Waters fit the bill, but also being an islander, I especially appreciate crime tales set at sea. For me, […]

The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories Edited by Martin Edwards

When I saved this anthology to be read on Christmas Eve, I could imagine myself sitting by the window, enjoying the snowfall, while indulging in some crime classics and a hot brew. Alas, Michiganders didn’t have a White Christmas this time around – in fact not a whiff of snow yet – nonetheless, this book […]

Capital Crimes: London Mysteries Edited by Martin Edwards

After reading The Long Arm of the Law last month, I wanted to try another anthology in the British Library Crime Classics series. So this time around I picked Capital Crimes; a collection of London based crime stories put together by Martin Edwards, which as usual begins with Edward’s brilliant and informative introduction! Capital Crimes […]

The Long Arm of the Law: Classic Police Stories Edited by Martin Edwards

Before I started my vintage crime book per month project this year, the only Vintage Crime Classics I had read were Sherlock Holmes books. I remember thinking back when I was reading them how utterly helpless Inspector Lestrade would have been without the help of Holmes he received from time to time in solving crimes. […]