Tag: France

Still Life by Val McDermid

Still Life begins with a corpse being pulled out of the Firth of Forth by a group of lobster fishermen. Definitely not your typical catch of the day. The body belongs to a man who was a suspect in his brother’s disappearance and probable murder over a decade ago, but he did a runner when…

By C.S. O'Cinneide December 1, 2020 Off

Hélène Jégado – The Pious Poisoner

Hélène Jégado was born in 1803 on a small farm in Brittany just after the end of the French revolution, which you might remember had a lot of peasants revolting and killing rich society types for suggesting they eat cake. But by twenty-four years of age, Hélène began staging her own little coup in the…

By C.S. O'Cinneide August 6, 2018 Off