‘Magpie Murders’ Review: A Welcome Twist on the Cozy Crime Drama

A quaint English village. The crime: Murder most foul

It explains why the new show Magpie Murders is so entertaining. The six-part series will debut on October 16

With its narrative-within-a-story structure, which offers a modern take on the traditional detective story, skillfully parodies the genre.

Based on Anthony Horowitz's book of the same name, Magpie Murders made its debut on BritBox in the UK earlier this year.

Horowitz is an expert at creating intriguing mysteries. Along with penning numerous best-selling whodunits,

Susan travels to Suffolk in an effort to locate the missing pages as a parallel mystery develops.

On PBS, Magpie Murders makes its debut on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. ET. Weekly new episodes will begin airing on November 20.

Magpie Murders is a compelling puzzle box of a mystery that’s sure to keep viewers guessing.