It turns out Kent may be a more dangerous place than you realised (at least in the imaginations of writers).

Crime Fiction

An overview of some of the crime novels set in Kent.

Arthur Conan Doyle

No fewer than six of the Sherlock Holmes stories involve Kent railway stations.

Mary Kelly

Behind the fence, breaking the surface of the grey undulations like a bathers’ warning, a red rust-pitted disc: Police Advice – Danger, Keep Out.

Romney Marsh and Sepulchre Street

Rachel Savernake specialises in solving bizarre mysteries.

Julian Symons

Julian Symons was a poet and a prolific author of both history and crime fiction who was drawn to the imaginative possibilities of the Romney Marsh