Book Review: Smoke and Mirrors by Elly Griffiths

Publisher: Quercus Format: Hardback, purchased Rating: 4 Stars Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Brighton, winter 1951. Pantomime season is in full swing on the pier with Max Mephisto starring in Aladdin, but Max’s headlines have been stolen by the disappearance ’of two local children. When they are found dead in the snow, …

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Book Review: The Zig Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths

Title: The Zig Zag Girl Author: Elly Griffiths Publisher: Quercus Blurb: Brighton, 1950. When the body of a girl is found, cut into three, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is reminded of a magic trick, the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old friend of Edgar’s. They served together in …