Book Review: The Custard Corpses by MJ Porter

Thank you Amy for this fab review, and for being so supportive of this new venture into the scary twentieth century:)

Amy McElroy

Genre: Mystery
Publisher: Independently published
Pub date: 25 March 2021
Rating:🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

A delicious 1940s mystery.

Birmingham, England, 1943.

While the whine of the air raid sirens might no longer be rousing him from bed every night, a two-decade-old unsolved murder case will ensure that Chief Inspector Mason of Erdington Police Station is about to suffer more sleepless nights.

Young Robert McFarlane’s body was found outside the local church hall on 30th September 1923. But, his cause of death was drowning, and he’d been missing for three days before his body was found. No one was ever arrested for the crime. No answers could ever be given to the grieving family. The unsolved case has haunted Mason ever since.

But, the chance discovery of another victim, with worrying parallels, sets Mason, and his constable, O’Rourke, on a journey that will take them back over twenty-five years, the chance to finally solve…

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Author: M J Porter, author

A writer, historian and reviewer of historical fiction and fantasy.

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