Books by Mat Coward

OPEN AND CLOSED by Mat Coward
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 2, 2005

"The facetious mystery never gathers much momentum, but Coward, a short-story master who doesn't have the architectural instincts of a novelist, gets maximum mileage out of his variously interesting suspects."
Coward puts a new spin on the body in the library by making it a public library. Read full book review >
IN AND OUT by Mat Coward
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Light and clever, though a bit of a plod, and not a patch on either Agatha Christie's Cards on the Table, the acknowledged masterpiece in this line, or Coward's own deft mystery short stories."
Even in North London, darts isn't normally a dangerous sport, but one of the players or hangers-on at the Hollow Head's postgame party has turned it lethal by whacking the team's scorekeeper, Yvonne ("Chalkie") Read full book review >
UP AND DOWN by Mat Coward
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2000

"This one's like watching grass grow."
"Beans" is what they all called Arthur Jones because that's what he planted: runner beans, bread beans, French beans, nothing but beans. Read full book review >