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 […]

 



Author Spotlight: Edmund Crispin

Ipso Books is proud to have published five of Edmund Crispin’s nine detective novels, available in both eBook and paperback.
Haven’t heard of him? Here’s a brief introduction…

 



Around The World: La Belle France

Autumn is in the air and with it brings the official end of summer. Are you feeling those back to work blues? Here are our five top picks of novels that will make you feel as if you’re still tanning in the South of France.

 



Out Now: Summer Round Up

It’s been a busy summer since our last round up, so here’s a quick update of all our new releases since you last heard from us.

 



Out Now: Introducing Michael Innes to Ipso Books

Innes Michael forward facing

On July 17th we begin reissuing Michael Innes’ Sir John Appleby novels, starting with the release of Death at the President’s Lodging and Hamlet, Revenge! Michael Innes is the pseudonym of John Innes Mackintosh Stewart. Innes was a Scottish novelist and academic. He is equally well known for the works of literary criticism and contemporary novels […]

 



Out Now: The Devil and Her Son

The Devil and Her Son

We are thrilled to announce that July 11th saw the release of The Devil and Her Son, the third of the ‘lost’ Margery Allingham novels written under her thriller pseudonym, Maxwell March. Margery Allingham, queen of golden age crime, is revered for her detective mysteries involving traditional British sleuth, Albert Campion. But there’s another side to […]