E.C.R. Lorac

She wrote over 70 detective novels and won the praise of that most stern of critics, Dorothy L. Sayers. Yet golden age author E.C.R. Lorac is now a mystery to most modern crime fiction fans. What happened?

Special thanks to my guest Sarah Ward. She is the author of several crime novels under her own name, and her Gothic thriller The Quickening comes out in August under the name Rhiannon Ward. You can pre-order that here or find out more on her website crimepieces.com. She’s on Twitter @SarahRWard1.

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Books and sources:
The Organ Speaks by E.C.R. Lorac
The Murder on the Burrows by E.C.R. Lorac
Murder in the Mill-Race by E.C.R. Lorac
Murder by Matchlight by E.C.R. Lorac
Picture of Death by E.C.R. Lorac
Crossed Skis by Carol Carnac
Bats in the Belfry by E.C.R. Lorac
Fell Murder by E.C.R. Lorac
Fire in the Thatch by E.C.R. Lorac
Shroud of Darkness by E.C.R. Lorac
Masters of the Humdrum Mystery  by Curtis Evans
Curtis Evans’ blog The Passing Tramp
Martin Edwards’ blog Do You Write Under Your Own Name?

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