Murder Mystery

As the days quicken and the shadows lengthen, our thoughts turn naturally to murder

Professor Jeremy Black rounds up the best autumnal reads that are successful in grounding a sense of place

Four mysteries, three successes, two surprises and one flop

Crime and thriller titles have replaced Strictly Come Dancing as the new craze for celebrities

A sampling of mysteries that capture the life and geography of places elsewhere

What masterpieces hide on tired and musty shelves?