Staff Picks: Halloween Reads

We hope you’ve all enjoyed our series of Haunting Halloween Reads, showcasing a wide range of authors from Bram Stoker to Alice Hoffman. As it’s the last Friday before the big day (or, big night), we thought we’d share our own favourite spooky picks, straight from the office at Ipso Books.

 



Out Now: Minute for Murder

Ipso Books is excited to announce that Minute for Murder has just been released. Published on October 19th, this novel marks the 8th installment in the Nigel Strangeways series by Nicholas Blake.

 



Author Picks: Mavis Cheek’s Halloween Reads

With a week and a half left until Halloween, we’ve asked Mavis Cheek, author of Parlour Games, for her favourite spooky reads to suit the season.

 



Author Picks: Helen Slavin’s Halloween Reads

On this Friday the 13th, with Halloween just around the corner, we thought we’d have Helen Slavin, author of The Witch Ways Series, share her favourite haunting reads for the season. Choose Your Monsters It’s that Samhain time of year again when I pull out my stripey leggings and think about foggy nights in front […]

 



The Story Behind… Traitor’s Purse

Margery Allingham wrote Traitor’s Purse in 1941, originally published in the United States as The Sabotage Murder Mystery. Set during the Second World War, Allingham’s publishers questioned the plausibility of the German plot she created, only to later discover that she had imagined a secret that truly existed in German camps. A tale of amnesia, […]

 



Author Picks: F.G. Cottam’s Halloween Reads

Halloween is fast approaching – the perfect time of year for a spooky book or two. To help give you some inspiration for your next haunting read, we’ve asked some of our authors for their top Halloween picks, to be posted every Friday in the run up to the big day.

 



Out Now: The Secret Vanguard & There Came Both Mist and Snow

Ipso Books is excited to announce that The Secret Vanguard and There Came Both Mist and Snow have just been released. Published on October 2nd, these novels mark the fifth and sixth installments in the Inspector Appleby series by Michael Innes. The Secret Vanguard is available to buy HERE Nobody, she said to herself, is necessarily what […]