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"The air coming in at the window made you gasp for more when what you really wanted was less."
—Archie Goodwin, Where There's a Will, 1940, by Rex Stout
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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
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
"Shifting problems is the first rule for a long and pleasant life."
—Professor Kate Fansler, The Theban Mysteries, 1971, by Amanda Cross