Caroline Crampton is the creator and host of Shedunnit, a popular podcast about 1920s detective fiction. She is also the author of the narrative nonfiction book The Way to the Sea: The Forgotten Histories of the Thames Estuary.
Books by Caroline Crampton
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If you’re about to jet off for a relaxing vacation, you might be looking for a page-turning detective story to keep you enthralled on your sun-lounger. Here, Caroline Crampton—creator of the popular podcast Shedunnit—recommends five classic murder mysteries set in glamorous summer holiday locations.
Checkmate to Murder: A Second World War Mystery
by E.C.R. Lorac
Traitor's Purse: The Albert Campion Mysteries
by Margery Allingham
N or M?: A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery
by Agatha Christie
Death in Captivity: A Second World War Mystery
by Michael Gilbert
Murder's a Swine: A Second World War Mystery
by Nap Lombard
The ‘golden age’ of detective fiction is usually considered to end suddenly with the outbreak of the Second World War. But many of the era’s leading novelists continued to write prolifically throughout, says Caroline Crampton, creator of the popular Shedunnit podcast. Here she selects five of the best wartime mysteries.
Looking for a cosy mystery to settle down with in front of the fire this holiday season? Look no further. We asked Caroline Crampton, creator and host of the Shedunnit podcast, to recommend her favourite classic mystery books set during the Christmas period.