Nancy Pearl's English Walking Tour Inspires Mystery (Reading)

Jul 1, 2014

Nancy Pearl's walking tour of England inspired her to pick up a few of her favorite mysteries.
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Marcie Sillman speaks with librarian of the airwaves Nancy Pearl about her suggestions for great mysteries.  Pearl just returned from a 10-day English walking tour. She traced the Thames River from its source all the way to Windsor Castle. The long walk reminded Pearl of some of the British mystery fiction she enjoys.

"The Silkworm" and "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling)

Gateway mystery novel: "In the Woods" by Tana French

For young readers: The Tripod Quartet by John Christopher