Books by Eric Brown

MURDER SERVED COLD by Eric Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2019

"Nothing new here, but Brown keeps the parade of obligatory red herrings moving along smartly until his hero finds just the cottage he and his wife have been looking for in a neighboring Suffolk village. Whew."
A summons to Suffolk in search of a stolen painting turns into something considerably darker for thriller writer/detective Donald Langham. Read full book review >
MURDER TAKES A TURN by Eric Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2018

"Brown's latest return to a golden-age setting and conventions will delight fans avid for improbably clever murder methods, unbreakable alibis, and red herrings by the shoal. The uninitiated will scratch their heads in as much bewilderment as Scotland Yard."
An ailing novelist who's done outrageous things to everyone imaginable invites a half dozen frenemies to his Cornwall estate so he can apologize to them. You'd never guess what happens next. Read full book review >
MURDER TAKE THREE by Eric Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Cozy fans will enjoy the charming, curmudgeonly characters but have no trouble spotting the killer."
An English country-house murder gets a Hollywood twist. Read full book review >
MURDER AT THE LOCH by Eric Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2016

"Though it's set in the mid-1950s, Brown's third (Murder at the Chase, 2014, etc.) is a typical golden age whodunit whose limited number of motive-rich suspects will neither break new ground nor raise your blood pressure."
Snow isolates a Scottish Highland castle, providing the perfect setting for a murder mystery. Read full book review >
MURDER AT THE CHASE by Eric Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

" Donald's second mystery (Murder by the Book, 2013) takes place in 1955 but reads like a country-house whodunit from the golden age, packed with fascinating characters, each boasting a motive for murder."
A mystery writer and an assistant literary agent delve into crime in the country. Read full book review >
MURDER BY THE BOOK by Eric Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Charming characters and a consistently entertaining tone mark this crime debut from sci-fi veteran Brown (Kéthani, 2008, etc.)."
When dangers threaten London's community of mystery writers, one of their own is forced to investigate. Read full book review >
KÉTHANI by Eric Brown
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2008

"Resembling a cross between John Wyndham and Bob Shaw: Beautifully rendered and quietly effective, though once you get the idea the impact diminishes."
Near-future alien-contact story cycle from British author Brown (Helix, 2007, etc.) comprising nine previously published pieces plus three originals (one a collaboration) and other linked material that connects the various stories into an approximation of a novel. Read full book review >
HELIX by Eric Brown
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2007

"Readers who avoid hardcore sci-fi may not be able to follow the story, but Brown offers a memorable addition to the genre."
Classic science-fiction components and a general reverence for science make this tale of intergalactic travel a worthy, occasionally awe-inspiring read. Read full book review >