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?