We Value Your Privacy

This site uses cookies to improve user experience. By continuing to browse, you accept the use of cookies and other technologies.

I UNDERSTAND
LEARN MORE

Harry Pearson

Sport, travel, food, art, humour. Award winning author of 13 non-fiction books. Based in North East England. Contributing editor to Conde Nast Traveller UK. Wrote 800+ columns for the Guardian.

harrypearson.contently.com|@camsell59

The Fascinating Life of Mary Roberts Rinehart: The 'American Agatha Christie'

Learn about Rineheart's literary legacy—and books filled with women as tenacious as she was.

9 Quintessential Short Stories Every Mystery Fan Needs to Read 

These classic short mystery stories will keep you guessing while introducing you to beloved authors.

The Best Classic Mystery Sidekicks

Every Sherlock needs their Watson.

John Creasey, Prolific British Crime Author Also Known as "The Fiction Factory" 

This classic crime writer is one of the most prolific British crime writers of our time.

The Real Life Crimes That Inspired Agatha Christie

Sometimes real life crimes are just as strange as fiction. 

Edgar Wallace: The Forgotten King of Mystery

Get to know a long-lost thriller master.

The Real-Life Figures Who Inspired Conan Doyle’s Characters

Meet the real people behind some of the most iconic characters from the Sherlock Holmes books.

The Surprising Gothic Father of Modern Detective Fiction

Without the guiding hand of this Bostonian gothic, the modern detective genre would be very different.

8 Must-Read Classic Crime Books

Check out the best of classic crime fiction!

The Best Classic Mystery Series for Insatiable Readers

These classic series offer endless hours of reading escape for every committed mystery reader.