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"You should get married and raise large family. Once you have large family, all other troubles mean nothing."
—Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler), The Chinese Cat, 1944, screenplay by George Callahan based on the Charlie Chan novels by Earl Derr Biggers
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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
"You see, but you do not observe."
—Sherlock Holmes to Watson, "A Scandal in Bohemia," The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1892, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle