The Diabolical Club
‘Divine black village comedy.’ – Stephen Fry
The little village of Nasely exists in cosy normality. But strange things are going on in nearby Black Dog Wood.
There are rumours that it’s become a popular dogging spot, and there have been alleged sightings of a mythical werewolf-like monster. And then someone discovers a blindfolded skeleton, bizarrely buried standing up...
When a local MP is accused of murder, he hires ex-homicide detective Frank Shunter to uncover who the real murderer is.
Stevyn Colgan promises to take us to South Herewardshire for a comedy murder-mystery that skips merrily along the fine line between farce and tragedy.
- 'Only the British can mix humour and homicide so charmingly. The perfect tonic if you need a pick-me-up. Just add gin.' – Sandi Toksvig
- ‘Stevyn Colgan bestrides the territory of English rural comedy, one foot on the throat of Joanna Trollope, the other knocking the bonnet of Miss Marple off her silver head. Divine black village comedy.’ – Stephen Fry
- 'A challenging mystery'- Matt Lucas
- 'My perfect book. Funny, complex, compelling, odd. The sort of book I love to read and wish I could write' - Alex Horne