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A special mention this month for Les Blatt of Classic Mysteries, who admitted to being of 1944 vintage himself. His review of Agatha Christie’s Towards Zero, found it a suitable coeval (yes that’s a word). This really is one of Christie’s … Continue reading →
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British mystery writer E. C. R. Lorac wrote an impressive 48 novels, and another 23 under her second pen-name, Carol Carnac. The Lorac books usually feature her main series character, Chief Inspector Robert Macdonald, who stars in this title. Murder by Matchlight was … Continue reading →