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The Adventure of the Ides of Michael Magoon (1947)

“But a dead woman without a face!”
“I should think you’d be used to that sort of thing by now, Nikki.”

In 1947, Federal taxes were due on March 15, the ides of March, the day of Caesar’s assassination. 201 more words

Reading Ellery Queen


Forever Mastadon ~ Episode 102

…In this case, Willard Libby had died from complications of hypothermia; so sad, so false…

“Are you absolutely positive that carbon-14, in any biological form, cannot be successfully folded into the current half-life equation?” 327 more words

Historical Fiction

The Intuitionist

My appetite for mystery is what led me to The Intuitionist. Hungry for another mystery, I gobbled up Flavorwire’s list of 50 Essential Mystery Novels That Everyone Should Read… 620 more words

Book Review

The Adventure of the President's Half-Disme (1947)

Here comes the cousins’ foray into historical fiction, and while I never think the conclusion is worth talking about, since the journey is the adventure, I do think there was an alternate solution to this mystery. 271 more words

Reading Ellery Queen

Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz


“The dead don’t talk. I don’t know why.” But they do try to communicate….

Get ready for a great mystery that is narrated by Odd Thomas, a 20 year old fry cooks who lives in Pico Mundo, California.   242 more words


Erotic Prison Playtime— Tweeted Mystery "The Golden Parachute" Continues

Here are Week 114 @Twitstery tweets of The Golden Parachute, the amazing new sequel to Executive Severance!

I scroll back to my time in the clink. 572 more words


Rezension: Das Geheimnis des Schmerzes

Das Geheimnis des Schmerzes ist der 11. Band von Rickmans Reihe um Merrily Watkins, die eine doch recht außergewöhnliche Hauptfigur für eine Mystery-Serie darstellt. Sie ist nämlich Pfarrerin und außerdem „Beraterin für spirituelle Grenzfragen“ ihrer Diözese, was im Endeffekt ein auf modern getrimmter Name für den Exorzistenberuf ist. 465 more words