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copper_brass_knuckles_mugBrass knuckles and bullet-casing jewelry for all the good little girls and boys.

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breakingbad_season4A little something for every taste in television.

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dorsey_whenelvesattackFor the uncle who is more Bad Santa than St. Nick, or the niece who hangs a deerstalker on the mantel in lieu of a stocking, Mystery Scene presents two new books perfect for the holiday gift list.

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rowson_thewastelandFascinating true crime and beautiful illustrated books suitable for gifting.

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victoriassecret_noirperfumeLook around. Anyone who's ever dipped their toe in the crime fiction stream knows that life is a hard and unforgiving journey through a bittersweet world of bad choices and worse luck. But, really, does EVERYTHING have to be labeled “noir”? Your Honour, let me present my case...

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I’ve been binging a lot lately on British mystery series that are just now being made available to U.S. audiences.

These series are distributed by Acorn with DVD and Blu-ray sets available from select ret

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Tom Straw may be the best-known unknown writer.

He’s had seven novels that went straight to the New York Times Best Seller list, with one landing in the No. 1 slot. The books were hugely popular and the ch

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JOAN HESS (1949-2017)

From St. Martins Press:

Author Joan Hess has died. A pioneer in the mystery genre and a much loved fixture at mystery conventions for decades, she was the author of forty-thre

JOAN HESS (1949-2017)

From St. Martins Press:

Author Joan Hess has died. A pioneer in the mystery genre and a much loved fixture at mystery conventions for decades, she was the author of forty-three books, o

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