Author(s): Catherine Aird
Twenty-two brand new short stories which are guaranteed to delight fans and win the author many more. The indefatigable detective Inspector Sloan reappears in many of these stories with his sidekick Crosby. But there are also new characters to be met, such as the mysterious Malcolm Venables of the Secret Service. Full of delicious twists and turns, Last Writes is a collection to curl up with and savour.
'Gorgeously entertaining', Daily Telegraph 'Catherine Aird is as clever a detective writer as Margery Allingham'. Times Literary Supplement' '[A] gentle, charming and distinctly mischievous fictional compendium of twenty-two original tales'. Shotsmag 'Fascinating reading showing Aird's great skills at formulating puzzles and writing amusing dialogues' Promoting Crime Fiction 'Last Writes is ingenious and witty, is full of Aird's customary relish for the written word, and is consistently entertaining as it shifts times and places, from sixteenth-century Scotland to the present day' The Dorothy L Sayers Society
CATHERINE AIRD is the author of more than twenty crime novels and short story collections, most of which feature DCI Sloan. She holds an honorary MA from the University of Kent and has been awarded an MBE.. She lives near CANTERBURY www.catherineaird.com