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The year is 1941, and the shadow of war encroaches on our nation from both sides. Paris has fallen, and in a few short months the Japanese will bomb Pearl Harbor. You wouldn’t know this, however, if you peeked into … Continue reading
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Kaggsy’s confession that she had never read Patricia Highsmith made me think about some of the classic crime writers that I still haven’t got around to. Here is a rundown of my top five to-be-read authors. Regency Ducked Georgette Heyer’s period … Continue reading
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So, I keep seeing passing references to it being Women’s Mystery Month. I don’t know who has decreed this, or who organised it, or whether we should all get some time off from work, but I have decided to mark … Continue reading