British Mystery Novels

13 Intriguing Books Set in Mysterious & Stately British Homes

Whether it’s Mr. Rochester’s Thornfield Hall or Maxim de Winter’s Manderley, sprawling country estates have long been a popular setting for British literature. There’s just something intriguing about a big, old house that’s miles from the nearest neighbour. It’s the perfect setting for psychologically torturing your characters. You’ve got eerie solitude, beauty (often fading or crumbling), money, class issues, and …

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14 Mystery Novels Set in Edinburgh, Scotland

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to visit Edinburgh, you’ll know there aren’t many cities better suited to murder and mystery. Though it’s quite safe now, it’s not at all difficult to imagine dodgy characters lurking in the shadows. It’s an old city in an old country, and it has more than its fair share of bloody history. For those …

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11 Cozy British Mystery Novels to Curl Up to This Autumn…

11 Cozy British Mysteries to Curl Up with This Autumn

If you’re not already familiar with the genre, cozy mysteries are a sub-section of mystery fiction where sex and violence are softened. Crazy and terrible things happened, but it’s a bit like viewing them through a warm, fuzzy filter. Unlike the real world of gritty, often unthinkable violence, cozy mysteries are…well, cozy. Instead of real police, most cozy mysteries feature …

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