Death in the Tunnel (Miles Burton)

By Miles BurtonFirst published: UK: Collins, 1947; US: Doubleday 1936, as Dark is the Tunnel ★★ Miles Burton, New Statesman critic Ralph Partridge observed, was a gentleman who knew all about mass production technique. Death in the Tunnel was the first of three books Major Street published under the Burton byline in 1936, and one of … Continue reading Death in the Tunnel (Miles Burton)

Heir to Murder (Miles Burton)

By Miles BurtonFirst published: UK: Collins, 1953 ★★ On a wet November night, Dr. Murford drives his car off a pier into Carmouth harbour. A week or so later, Nurse Penruddock is found at the bottom of a cliff. Both had been named principal heir by Lady Violet Vernham of Dragonscourt (a friendly dragon). More outrages … Continue reading Heir to Murder (Miles Burton)