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Martin Edwards is an award-winning crime novelist whose Lake District Mysteries have been optioned by ITV. Elected to the Detection Club in 2008, he became the first Archivist of the Club, and is also Archivist of the Crime Writers' Association. In addition to 17 crime novels, he has published eight non-fiction books and is a noted commentator on the genre. Renowned as the leading expert on the history of Golden Age detective fiction, he won the Crimefest Mastermind Quiz three times, and possesses one of Britain's finest collections of Golden Age novels, including unique inscribed books and manuscripts, notably the previously unknown handwritten study made by Dorothy L. Sayers of the case of Constance Kent and Inspector Whicher.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Martin Edwards

The CWA Short Story Anthology Mystery Tour by Martin Edwards
The CWA Short Story Anthology Mystery Tour
Martin Edwards
December 2017 Book of the Month An entertaining and impressive collection of 28 new short stories by members of the Crime Writer’s Association. There are some absolutely cracking authors on display here, from well established award winners, through to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017
The Golden Age of Murder by Martin Edwards
The Golden Age of Murder
Martin Edwards
A splendidly pleasing work of literary detection that sometimes reads as fast as a novel as it unveils the real world behind the pages of mystery fiction. Himself an esteemed practitioner of the English school of crime, Edwards is also...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017
Silent Nights Christmas Mysteries by Martin Edwards
Silent Nights Christmas Mysteries
Martin Edwards
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The British Library series of resurrected crime classics, with its elegant retro covers and splendid revivals has proven one of the publishing hits of the last few...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2015
The Golden Age of Murder by Martin Edwards
The Golden Age of Murder
Martin Edwards
Maxim Jakubowski May 2015 Highly Recommended. For a change, my highly recommended choice of the month is not a work of fiction, but a splendidly pleasing work of literary detection that sometimes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2015

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