Terry's favourite reads of 2013
TOP 5 HISTORICAL MYSTERIES OF 2013 IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER
Anne Perry - Death On Blackheath
Another excellent Victorian set story from this prolific but gifted author about Inspector Pitt
Robert Harris - An Officer And A Spy
A remarkable story based on true events and originally suggested to the author by the film director Roman Polanski.
Chris Nickson - The Crooked Spire
A very well researched story about a carpenter turned detective set in the year 1361.
John Lawton - Second Violin
Also well researched story of events leading to World War II and the murders of Jews in London.
Lynn Shepherd - A Treacherous Likeness
A case involving surviving relations of the poet Percy B. Shelley and his wife Mary, author of Frankenstein.
TOP 5 MODERN MYSTERIES OF 2013 IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER
Terry Hayes - I Am Pilgrim
Complex but incredibly detailed spy, murder mystery set in Europe, New York and elsewhere which once started is not easy to put down.
Alan Glynn - Graveland
Excellent last book in a loose trilogy. This one describes a fantastic Wall Street conspiracy that echoes real-life events of recent times.
Stav Sherez - Eleven Days
Detectives Carrigan and Miller investigate a fire in a London convent that claims eleven deaths.
Elizabeth George - Just One Evil Act
Inspector Lynley is back investigating a missing person in Italy that DS Barbara Havers is very close to.
Anna Smith - Screams In The Dark
Rosie Gilmour intrepid crime reporter of Glasgow Post investigate the case of disappearing foreign immigrants.