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"I'm never going to take you to a party again, Susan,"Alex Tabor said,"if you're going to go around killing the guests."
—Alex Tabor to Susan Melville, Miss Melville's Revenge, 1989, by Evelyn E. Smith
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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
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
JOAN HESS (1949-2017)
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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
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