Tagged Murder

Book Review: White Bodies by Jane Robins

It was more that I was sick with knowing too much. On the day of his death, I’d waited for the police to turn up at my flat or at the bookshop. It was the same on the morning of the postmortem. And now at the funeral, it seemed certain that police officers were waiting…

Book Review: Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber

Chuck Buhrman’s murder was a shocking, senseless crime, but at least justice has been served, right? Right? But what if Warren Cave didn’t do it? What if he’s spending his life in prison for a murder he did not commit? My name is Poppy Parnell, and this is Reconsidered: The Chuck Buhrman Murder. I’m going…

Book Review: House of Names by Colm Tóibín

We are all hungry now. Food merely whets our appetite, it sharpens our teeth; meat makes us ravenous for more meat, as death is ravenous for more death. Murder makes us ravenous, fills the soul with satisfaction that is fierce and then luscious enough to create a taste for further satisfaction. Drawing from Greek mythology, House…