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"Stick to the alleybi. Nothing like an alleybi, nothing."
—The elder Mr. Weller’s advice, The Pickwick Papers, 1837, by Charles Dickens
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Lawrence Block owns up to a career of pseudonymous offspring, now out in ebook form.
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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)
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
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
“He always has an alibi and one or two to spare.”
— “Macavity: The Mystery Cat,“ Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, 1939, T.S. Eliot