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The Top 10 Fireside Tales of Mystery and Murder for Wintertime

Posted on 5th December 2017 by Martha Greengrass

For those readers who like their wintertime peppered with chills then we’ve got the perfect selection of ghostly tales, classic mysteries and wintry whodunits to curl up with.

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The Other Mrs Walker interweaves two narratives in an intricate plot that moves between pre-war London and present day Edinburgh revealing a complex story about the marks we make on the world and the secrets we leave behind us after we’re gone. ‘Both intriguing and atmospheric’ – The Guardian
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The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. At least they were, until the wealthy grandfather, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal injection of barbiturates. While Scotland Yard struggles to find clues, the murderer has not anticipated the determination of Charles Hayward, fiance of the millionaire's granddaughter, to solve the crime from the inside...
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From the title story about a strained country-house Christmas party, to another about an illicit affair that ends in murder, plus two cases for detective Adam Dalgliesh, these are masterfully atmospheric stories by the acknowledged 'Queen of Crime'.
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December 1860. An army of men heads for the morning shift at the Swindon Locomotive works. Unfortunately, boiler smith Frank Rodman is headed for the grave sooner than he'd expected, or he will be once his missing head is found. Colbeck, the Railway Detective, finds his investigation into Rodman's murder mired in contradictions.
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Three seasonal stories set in Paris at Christmas, from the celebrated creator of Inspector Maigret. It is Christmas in Paris, but beneath the sparkling lights and glittering decorations lie sinister deeds and dark secrets...
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Each December, Adrian Gray invites his extended family to stay at his lonely house, Kings Poplars. None of Gray's six surviving children is fond of him; several have cause to wish him dead. The family gathers on Christmas Eve - and by the following morning, their wish has been granted.
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Murder most festive: a selection of puzzling Christmas mysteries from the creme de la creme of crime writers.
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The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories contained four of these perfectly formed stories, and this companion volume contains a further six, published here together for the first time. As the six murderous tales unfold, the dark motive of revenge is revealed at the heart of each.
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From the foggy streets of Victorian London to the eerie perfection of 1950s suburbia, the everyday is invaded by the otherworldly in this unforgettable collection of new ghost stories from the bestselling author of The Woman in Black.
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It's Christmas before the Great War and two lonely schoolboys have been left in the care of an elderly teacher. There is little to do but listen to his eerie tales about the nearby Cathedral. The boys concoct a plan to discover if the stories are true. But curiosity can prove fatal.
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