Along with book reviews, I explore topics of interest in the mystery genre.
A World I Never Made Review
An American searches Europe for his daughter who has faked her own death, but is now missing. Can he find his estranged daughter in time to save her?
Agatha Christie is the best-selling mystery author of all time.
China Bayles Mystery Series
Enjoy serial mysteries? This herbal theme series is a joy to read.
Cozy mysteries are a very popular subgenre of detective fiction. Numerous themes such as culinary, herbal, cats, B&Bīs and more have garnered loyal fans for authors who often write a series of stories in their particular topic.
Mystery series set in foreign lands such as Europe and Asia. Does not include Great Britain.
Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction
During the 1920īs and early 1930īs, the United States experienced the Wall Street crash, the rise of Al Capone and the mob, prohibition, and the beginning of the Great Depression. The mystery stories of the time reflected the reality of life in America with the rise of the hard-boiled genre.
History of Classic Crime
The classic mystery and crime story began with the famous The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe. Read this interesting account to find out who else was instrumental for this enduring and popular genre.
Janet Evanovich is the author of the popular Stephanie Plum series. The comedic mystery genre has increased in popularity with readers and authors over the past thirty to forty years.
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Starvation Lake Review
Ten years after a legendary hockey coach disappears, recently found evidence shows he may have been murdered. An investigative reporter, and team goalie, searches for the truth.
T is for Trespass
Award winning author Sue Graftonīs latest mystery landed on the bestseller list. Read a quick blurb, plus personal information about PI Kinsey Millhone.
The Ingredients of a Good Thriller Review
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at writing a thriller? This quick and easy guide will show you how to make that genre work for you as a writer.
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