Book List:6 titles
  • "[Airth's] meticulously detailed procedural mysteries are beautifully written . . . well worth reading, and rereading." --Marilyn Stasio, The New York TimesSnowed in at a country manor, former Scotland Yard inspectors John Madden and Angus Sinclair f...


  • In the fifth novel in the critically acclaimed John Madden series, the former Scotland Yard detective returns in a gripping post-World War II mystery that will delight fans of Philip Kerr On a hot summer day in 1938, a beautiful actress is murder...


  • Inspector John Madden -- who debuted in River of Darkness -- returns in a gripping post-World War II murder mystery On a quiet afternoon in 1947, retired bank manager Oswald Gibson is shot in the head while fishing. In Scotland, a respectable fam...


  • One freezing cold evening in late 1944, a young Polish girl, Rosa Nowak, is suddenly and brutally killed. No one can find any reason why someone would want to murder an innocent refugee. For the former police inspector John Madden, the crime hits clo...


  • Rennie Airth's The Death of Kings is now available from Viking.With the publication of the New York Times Notable Book River of Darkness, Rennie Airth established himself as a master of suspense. The Blood-Dimmed Tide, set in 1932, marks the return...


  • As rural England slowly emerges from World War I, a particularly vicious attack on a household in a small village leaves five butchered bodies and no explanation for the killings. Scotland Yard sends Inspector John Madden, still recovering from his o...