At The Strike & Ellacott Files, we love discussing theories and predictions for the future of the Strike books, from the plausible to the completely outlandish (we’re looking at you, Pools).

This blog will explore some of those theories in greater depth, and allow us to expand on our analysis of the novels  in a more detailed and shareable way! Feel free to leave us a comment and let us know what you think. We’d love to hear from you! 

The 40/45 Comparison and What it Could Mean for IBH

Before Troubled Blood was published, one thing I was really hoping for was a chapter where Robin begins to reflect… Read More


Swans, Part 1

Like many of my fellow Strike fans, I have developed a sincere fondness for swans and especially love spotting them… Read More


The “Gillespie” Theory….

As we discussed in episode 18 of season one, “…In the Post?” you’ll know that one of our favorite theories… Read More

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