Category Archives: Ellery Queen

Face To Face by Ellery Queen

Roberta West has a problem. A while ago, she fell for the lothario “Count” Armando, a man currently wed to the chanteuse Glory Guild. He proposed that Glory needed to be killed for their future happiness, but, as he would … Continue reading

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The King Is Dead by Ellery Queen

A peaceful evening at the Queen household is cut short by the arrival of some uninvited guests. Soon Ellery and his father are winging their way to the mysterious Bendigo Island, recruited by Abel Bendigo to protect his even-more-oddly named … Continue reading

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Calamity Town by Ellery Queen

When Ellery Queen, adopting the cunning pseudonym of Ellery Smith, visits the town of Wrightsville, he knows he’s found the place to settle for a while to get on with his writing. Intrigued by the history of the so-called Calamity … Continue reading

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The Dragon’s Teeth aka The Virgin Heiresses by Ellery Queen

I’ve had a few threads going on my blog – Original Sins, Medieval Miscreants, a Henry Merrivale bibliography, Sherlockian Shorts all of which start off as grand ideas and then fizzle into occasional visits. (Don’t mention the Mystery Tour of … Continue reading

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Some Mysterious Odds and Ends

No review today – there will probably be one tomorrow – but there’s a few odds and ends of information that I’d thought I’d share with you all. As ever, feel free to ignore it…

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The Four of Hearts by Ellery Queen

Once upon a time, there was a little blog that set out for itself a challenge – to present a complete bibliography of reviews of the works of Ellery Queen. Despite a plug in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, the last … Continue reading

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Cat of Many Tails by Ellery Queen – A Joint Review

Well, as promised ages ago, here’s my and Patrick’s joint review of Ellery Queen’s serial killer thriller Cat of Many Tails. It’s a joint review over on At The Scene of the Crime and it’s fair to say that our … Continue reading

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