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Top Five Underappreciated Books – My 600th Post

I’ve been banging on about mystery novels since 20th December 2010 and, at an average rate of 2.32 days per post, we hit post number 600. I didn’t do anything special for the 500th post – mainly as I didn’t … Continue reading

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Too Many Mysteries – A Cry For Help!

As regular readers will have spotted, I’ve just moved house – a lovely farmhouse that’s older than the USA – and I’ve got my own study. Four walls – one of which is somewhat inflicted with damp – a ceiling … Continue reading

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Top Five Underappreciated Authors – My Three Year Blogiversary Post

Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun… it’s my three-year blogiversary today (which I only noticed when WordPress told me), but I felt that it deserved a little post to celebrate.  355 books reviewed, 481 posts (including this one) including … Continue reading

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The Book Q & A

There’s a fascinating post over on Margot Kinberg’s blog – Confessions of a Mystery Novelist. Margot was asked by Angela Savage, author of the Jayne Keeney series of books, to answer the following questions and then pass it on. Margot … Continue reading

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CWA Evening at Formby Books

You’ll have noticed a few mentions in my posts recently about moving house – what I may have not mentioned is it was a significant move (for the UK) at least, from Formby in Merseyside to the West Midlands. There … Continue reading

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Normal Service Will Be Resumed…

… in a couple of week’s time. Regular readers may have noticed that there hasn’t been a post for a week, and there probably won’t be one for another ten days or so. As most of you can testify, moving house can … Continue reading

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Medieval Miscreants – A Request For Help

My “Original Sins” strand is drawing to a close with one or two more books to come before the end of March and it’s time for my chronological trek through the world to historical mysteries to move to the medieval … Continue reading

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