Books by E.C.R. Lorac

MURDER BY MATCHLIGHT  by E.C.R. Lorac
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 5, 2019

"Two bonuses are the unobtrusively observed wartime London background and an appendix, the deft, efficient short story 'Permanent Policeman,' whose mystery is served and solved in the twinkling of an eye."
London, still subject to frequent blackouts in the closing months of World War II, plays host to a questionable character who dies by violence many miles from the front. Read full book review >
BATS IN THE BELFRY by E.C.R. Lorac
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2018

"The mystery is so complex, in fact, that Lorac, the pseudonym of Edith Caroline Rivett (1894-1958), requires the services of some aggressively facetious suspects, a low-key lead detective who's a welcome change of pace, and an army of nondescript and interchangeable satellite police officers. Ah, those were the days."
A mysterious disappearance that's just got to be a case of murder is at the center of Poisoned Pen's latest British reprint, first published in 1937. Read full book review >