Barry
Forshaw
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Laird R.
Blackwell
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Michael
Cannell
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Nonfiction
Phyllis M. Betz
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There’s no doubt that For rest, an important figure in the development of lesbian genre fiction and the author of some excellent police procedurals about LA cop Kate Delafield, is worthy of a full-length study.

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Betz
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Laurel A.
Young
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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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