Books by Michelle Spring

IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 27, 2001

"Heavy on angst and short on legwork, Laura's latest explores human suffering for 20-odd chapters before springing surprises like jack-in-the-boxes for the last three."
It's been 12 years since four-year-old Timmy Cable disappeared from a Norfolk beach. Read full book review >
NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1999

"Good Cambridge backgrounds and a strong sense of moral outrage offset the predictability and occasional self-importance of Laura's fourth case (Standing in the Shadows, 1998, etc.). (Mystery Guild selection)"
Even though men will sometimes be boys when women and drink are on offer, nothing could be more decorous, or more jealous of its propriety, than the May Ball, when Cambridge students celebrate the end of exams. Read full book review >
STANDING IN THE SHADOWS by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1998

"Highly competent parboiled British detective work, even if a crucial few of the dramatis personae remain muffled."
Nobody ever said Daryll Flatt's life was any bed of roses. Read full book review >
RUNNING FOR SHELTER by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"One case is clever, then, the other deeply felt, though Spring, unlike Rendell, never does manage to meld both kinds of interest together."
A second juggling act, and quite an unbalanced one, for Cambridge inquiry agent Laura Principal (Every Breath You Take, 1994). Read full book review >
EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1994

"The prevailing mode is British—deft, unblinking, understated—but never too intoxicated with its own literacy."