The makings of a cozy crime hero

The makings of a cozy crime hero

COLIN CRAMPTON AND ME The makings of a cozy crime hero By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter How does an author create the main character in what, in my case, I hope will be a long-running series of cozy crime mysteries?   When I first decided to...
The Mystery at the Ice-Cream Parlour

The Mystery at the Ice-Cream Parlour

THE MYSTERY AT THE ICE-CREAM PARLOUR A Crampton of the Chronicle mystery story By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter When you’re the new reporter in town, it’s a lonely place to be.   I remember it well. I’d just joined the Brighton...
The Mystery Of The Biro With No Ink

The Mystery Of The Biro With No Ink

The mystery of the biro with no ink By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter My girlfriend Shirley was already into her second glass of white wine by the time I arrived late at the Sussex Grill.   I hustled into the restaurant, hurried over to the...
The scandalous story of what the butler saw

The scandalous story of what the butler saw

The scandalous story of what the butler saw By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter One of the more dubious attractions on Brighton’s Palace Pier back in the 1960s – the Swinging Sixties – was the row of What the Butler Saw machines...
Top 10 Movies Featuring Journalists

Top 10 Movies Featuring Journalists

10 top movies featuring journalists By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter I’ve always loved movies which feature journalists as prominent characters. So here is my top 10 pick. But let me know what you think – especially if you feel...
10 Swinging Sixties Crime Novels You May Enjoy

10 Swinging Sixties Crime Novels You May Enjoy

10 swinging sixties crime novels you may enjoy Here is my personal top ten selection of 1960s crime and thriller novels, listed – as judges sometimes say – in no particular order. By Peter Bartram Author Editor Journalist FacebookTwitter   1. Victor...

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